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Breakfast included
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights in Cynthia’s basement apartment ‘ the Vanguard’s Secret’. The position was perfect for exploring Amsterdam. Located on the most beautiful canal and close to Rembrandt Square where you are spoilt for choice of restaurants, bars, public transport options and people watching...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved our stay at Mrs. Mertens The Vanguard. The place is perfectly located, spotlessly clean and all around cozy. The decorations are very unique and add to the Amsterdam experience. We stayed in the apartment on the second floor. We got great tips...More

Thank Britta S
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We got back from Amsterdam on Monday this week after an amazing stay at The Vanguard. We booked the Loft room which was extremely comfortable and exactly as it looked in the descriptions online. Cynthia was an exceptional host and made us feel really at...More

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Response from TheVanguard, Eigenaar at The VanguardResponded 22 March 2018

Dear Ken, thank you so much for your wonderful words! It was actually an absolute joy having you stay with me, it felt like we're old friends and I would love to see you back. Lapsang sends her very best!

Reviewed 10 March 2018

It's taken a few weeks to write this review as life is as hectic as ever but at last I sit on a Friday Night and remember the lovely weekend we had. We loved the staying in the loft room at the Vanguard, it was...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 10 March 2018

A first visit to Amsterdam was made very special by staying at Vanguard and being treated to a very special experience, courtesy of Cynthia who was our host for 3 nights bed and breakfast. Prior to our booking I was emailed and given directions of...More

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Price range
US$247 - US$282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Nich3cats
11 January 2018|
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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
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Response from Mihaela545 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the breakfast is included in the room price.
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"Great views, great location, a little piece of Amsterdam."
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"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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