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7 Amsterdam holiday apartments to explore the canals

a year ago | Kate Harvey



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  • Amsterdam, also known as the ‘Venice of the North’, combines urban cool with a picturesque Dutch cityscape replete with tall townhouses and a labyrinthine canal network. We have collated our 7 favourite apartments in Amsterdam for you to relax and enjoy your stay in the capital of the Netherlands. This stylish city never fails to deliver.

    1. Amsterdam holiday rental close to Joordan district

    An art apartment with a romantic and oriental ambiance, and a luxurious option that will have you within walking distance of the famous Joordan district and the Nine Streets shopping area in Amsterdam. You can easily walk to all of the main sights, such as Anne Frank’s house and the Van Gogh Museum. Just one floor above street level, there is plenty of natural light and a great view on to the Dutch townhouses and canal.

    2. 4 person studio apartment in Amsterdam

    This Amsterdam apartment is only 14 minutes walk from the luscious Vondelpark, though we recommend to cycle there! It comes with a bathroom and is equipped with a shower and hairdryer. There are also kitchen amenities such as a microwave, toaster, fridge and coffee machine.

    3. Amsterdam studio apartment to rent

    Lijnbaansgracht Studio is only 2 minutes walk from Anne Frank House, and is right in the centre of the city. It has a fully equipped kitchen, a flat screen TV and one bedroom. If you’re looking to explore the beautiful architecture of this city and take various city trips throughout your stay, this is the perfect option for your short term holiday let in Amsterdam. 

    4. Holiday apartment in old centre of Amsterdam

    If you want to spend your holidays in Amsterdam, this gorgeous period property has traditional sash windows and plenty of natural light. It features a fully equipped kitchen at the back of an open plan living room. You will love the location of this apartment; it is on a quiet pedestrianised 17th century street in the old centre of Amsterdam. The area is endowed with beautifully preserved gable-fronted houses overlooking tree lined canals. It is paradise for walkers and cyclists, and close to everything of interest.

    5. Houseboat in Amsterdam Canal District

    Are you looking for something a little off the wall? Perhaps you could be swayed by a luxurious houseboat holiday – Amsterdam is full of these beautiful canal boats, but not many are quite as chic as this one. Built in 1912, it is on one of the most picturesque of canals, and is newly renovated and furnished with design brands. It has a master bedroom and two guest rooms, with a gorgeous upstairs lounge with a 360 view on the canal and plenty of seating.

    6. 2 bed short term let in Amsterdam close to Canal Ring

    For cheap apartments in Amsterdam, look no further. This 2 bedroom rental is located in one of the most exclusive areas of Amsterdam, The 9 Streets. You will find many shops, restaurants, cafes, bars right on your doorstep. The apartment is located on the 1st and 2nd floor of the building, reachable by a traditional Amsterdam steep staircase. As in most of the historic buildings, the apartment layout is divided over 2 floors. It is also smoker friendly.

    7. 4 bed luxury holiday apartment, Amsterdam

    This apartment is close to the Royal Palace and all of the main sights of interest in Amsterdam such as Dam Square. Perfect for 4 people, this apartment has a seating area and a kitchen. Towels and bed linen are also provided, and there is a private bathroom with a bath or shower.

    Have you found your perfect apartment in Amsterdam? Well, what are you waiting for?


    Kate Harvey

    Hailing from the UK, but collecting ingredients, books and musical genres from here, there and everywhere else.