Amstel Canal Guest House

Staalkade 2, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1011 JN, Netherlands | Hotel
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A room with a view

A travel blog entry by prairiefish


It's been a long time since I have been to Amsterdam (other than the airport). It's one of those kooky, weird, but surprisingly wonderful little places. I forgot about all the pot bars & the red light district. The more than occasional whiff of intensely strong pot, followed by the antics of stoned young boys & dildo sightings brings it all …

The Rijksmuseum museum and Canal ride

A travel blog entry by frankandcarolyn


... 8211; alas, it is a waiting game).

Since the wait was going to be more than an hour, we decided to take a canal boat tour – and it was lovely – what a great way to get a different view of the sites in Amsterdam – and even out into the harbor that is the North Sea.

We thought that the later afternoon lines would be smaller – but it was not so. So, we got a light supper ...

A day exploring Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by lad.kennedy


... described the canals as 3m deep - 1m water, 1m mud and 1m bikes! The abundance of bikes and people using them continues to amaze us. We worked out today that some footpaths are for cyclists (and the occasional motorcyclist). No need to worry if we forget though as we get a warning bell sounding as they approach us from behind. I do find my head is on a constant swivel checking for bikes that seem to appear from nowhere and at speed. Women seem happy to ...

Red lights, purple smoke and Dutch masters

A travel blog entry by roamingrob


... in the beautiful De Krijtberg Kerk (church) and wandered through the canals of the picturesque “9 streets” district towards the city centre. I spent a few hours until dark strolling through the central streets and made a to brief visit the free entry Civic Guards Gallery, a small corridor in the Amsterdam Museum housing 17 artworks of various styles and eras and a 3m tall statue of a warrior, one of the city’s ‘civic guards’. After sunset I ...


A travel blog entry by lapower


... ear! Nasty stuff. Van Gogh only sold one of his paintings prior to his death - only reaching the height of his fame many years later. We were also privy to ride past the Anne Frank Museum and spotting the Heineken Brewery. A pretty cool way to see the city but it would be difficult unless you knew your way around and were confident with the road rules (remembering they drive on the opposite side ;)!

After the bike tour it was off to the Post Office to send back a big ...

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This hotel, located in the Centre area of Amsterdam, is near Muziektheater, Oudemanhuispoort, Het Internationale Danstheater, and International Theaterschool.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsAmstel Canal Guest House Amsterdam

    Reviewed by prairiefish

    Lucky me!

    Reviewed Mar 11, 2014
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    Great room, lovely host!

    My Amsterdam neighbourhood
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    My Amsterdam neighbourhood
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