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The Vanguard

187 reviews
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  • Average1%
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Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Rooms
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just discover the best place to enjoy my stay in Amsterdam. The Vanguard is the most original home to be during your visit. Beautiful bedrooms with a nice decoration in a classic Dutch style with original furniture. Is difficult to be better than home...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

I would whole heartedly recommend a visit to The Vanguard Hotel. Just when I thought I couldn't love Amsterdam any more, I visited this hotel with my mum. Not only is the hotel aesthetically inviting with its traditional Dutch interior but Cynthia went above and...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2017

There are actually two properties here, The Vanguard, the main house, and the Vanguard Secret, which is where we stayed. The Secret is a separate room, below street level, with its own entrance. It has a sitting space and en suite shower and toilet. Cynthia,...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2017

This is simply a magical Guest House , made very special by the wonderful owner Cynthia and her gorgeous cat Lapsung . We had selected the lift room and the steep stairs were well worth the effort ! The room is very quaint with all...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2017

As everyone else on Tripadvisor has already noted, the Vanguard is a dream of a B&B. The location (right off the Rembrantsplein) is perfect both for museum going and for exploring central Amsterdam on foot. Cynthia is a wonderful hostess, who goes out of her...More

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Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Price range
US$240 - US$303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$240 - US$303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Dining (6)
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically
significant as it is perennially popular. Whether
you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast,
shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the
Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the
Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get
lost in a moody meander and a key component to any
sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws
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January 11, 2018|
Response from TheVanguard | Property representative |
That all depends on which room you booked; there is the Ensuite on the second floor and the Loft on the third floor. There are only 2 rooms in the house, so you really always get what you book!
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Ron S
June 9, 2017|
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Response from Mihaela545 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the breakfast is included in the room price.
Room Tips
"Best views in the Loft. Make sure you can do steep stairs"
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"Make sure you are not in the basement if you want a canal view. The stairs are also very steep."
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"The Ensuite room occupies the entire Second Floor with beautiful views of the canals"
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"love them all"
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