The Posthoorn was the perfect place for my grown son and I to stay for three nights. I had a quiet room out the back, and my son's room faced the quiet one-lane street along the canal. Our rooms were comfortable and our host Francois was very friendly and attentive. After I forgot an item in my room he kindly shipped it to my next destination in Switzerland. I don't think I would have had such great service in a bigger hotel.
Francois also marked our map for wonderful nearby restaurants.
The Posthoorn is an easy 15-20 minute walk from the translation, even if you are pulling luggage, and yet you are off the beaten track. I would choose this hotel again in a heartbeat.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Housed within the fine walls of a listed historical 17th century canal house on one of Amsterdam's most picturesque canals in the heart of the city - the Prinsengracht - part of the UNESCO World Heritage, The Posthoorn Bed and Breakfast features three charming rooms which offer guests four-star luxury whilst staying in the Jordaan district. The Canal View Room, Patio Room and Hidden Church Room ooze opulent and stylish character within the pleasant atmosphere of this contemporary bed and breakfast flawlessly disguised in the old-fashioned exterior of this canal house. The history behind this interesting building dates back to 1578, during which time Catholics were refused to visit their churches so several hidden churches were built in private houses. Around 1650, one was built in the basement of what stands as The Posthoon today and if you wish the owner will be pleased to tell you the history of the house. The elegant decor of The Posthoorn is boasted throughout each and every room. The livingspaces feature a flat-screen cable TV, en-suite bathroom with under-floor heating, comfortable sofas, free wireless internet. In each room you will find a kitchenette including coffee maker, microwave and refrigerator complete with white wine, beer, orange juice, milk and mineral water. Full continental breakfast including freshly baked bread and croissants is served to guests in their room each morning. Staff aim to make guests' stay at the Posthoorn memorable. ... more less
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