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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 18 May 2015

The Posthoorn is a gem. My mom and I stayed at the Posthoorn during our recent trip to Amsterdam and I can't say enough wonderful things about our experience. It is located in a nice, non-touristy area with a lot of options for restaurants, shopping, and drinks. The accommodations were comfortable, clean, and private. As so many others have noted,...

3Thank Summer P
Franklin, Tennessee
Reviewed 15 May 2015

We traveled to Amsterdam a few days before our cruise was to start and my friend found this B & B so she and her husband reserved one room and my husband and I had another. It was such a lovely surprise. The owner, Francois, was just amazing. He welcomed us in and helped us find our way around. He...

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Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

We (couple of brazilian 31 and 42 years old) chose Poosthorn after searching on the internet a good place to stay in Amsterdam. It is just the best option we could have chosen. We felt like a local, the house is great, the room is wonderful, well furnished, clean and the owner Francois ( a french guy who lives in...

3Thank Proxima T
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2015

The Posthoorn is an amazing choice for your stay in Amsterdam. We are big travelers and this one rated very high in comparison for many reasons: Its location is amazing, 10 minutes walk from the train station, right on a canal, in the middle of a very trendy area with many options for drinks, cafes, restaurant and shopping, and finally...

5Thank Alterite
Reviewed 13 April 2015

We have just spent one week at the Posthoorn and it was a wonderful experience. The room was perfect, the bed extremely comfortable and best of all the breakfast was scrumptious and plentiful.Francois is a wonderful host, generous with his time and very helpful.Would thoroughly recommend staying here if you want a fantastic time in Amsterdam.

2Thank Vivjohn
Raanana Israel
Reviewed 9 April 2015

We stayed at The Posthoorn in early March (we're a bit late with this review) for a long weekend. It's a wonderful place to stay, as other reviewers have already said, because of its character and amenities, because of the location, and because Francois, the owner, is an extremely friendly and attentive host. We stayed in the canal view room,...

3Thank Shraga
Reviewed 27 March 2015

We had a 4 country tour of Europe ending in Amsterdam. We stayed in 2 AirBNB's 1 hotel and the Posthoorn. The Posthoorn was our favorite. Only 3 bedrooms, so book in advance. The room we booked known as "patio" is easily 4 star, and the most comfortable bed we slept in during our 2 weeks. Located in the Jordaan...

3Thank David J
Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 30 January 2015

This fine bed and breakfast has only three rooms. When our Amsterdam apartment rental fell through we were lucky to get a booking for five nights. Our room was billed as ground floor, although we had to walk up about four steps. We faced Prinsengracht and a canal; special shades prevented people from looking into our room. The room was...

3Thank travelilnrose
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Francois, our host, was a delight. His welcome and orientation chat complete with map was wonderful. Lovely room with an enormous bed with great quality linen, swish bathroom with heated floor. Our room was at the back with a little outside verandah, complete with table and chairs - access to it was via a window - delightful. Very pleasant for...

6Thank Trish M
Manchester, UK
Reviewed 14 January 2015

The Posthoorn is a tiny 3 bedroomed hotel, more of a bed and breakfast really. We stayed in the Patio room which is at the back. It was decorated to a very high standard, with a huge comfortable bed and very lovely linens. The hotel itself is in a great position right on the beautiful canals, very quite but very...

2Thank manchester21

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Staying in Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)

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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 include the Anne Frank House, the Bloemenmarkt floating flower market, an enviable assortment of independent boutiques along De Negen Straatjes, and of course all of Grachtengordel’s lovely canals and bridges.
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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 

Additional Information about The Posthoorn

Address: Prinsengracht 7, 1015 DK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Price Range: RM695 - RM858 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Posthoorn 4*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Calnal view room does as it says. Chapel room is not for the lofty.”
 of 5 bubbles Diptych, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“3 rooms. Ours=at street level so some noise. 1=back of the building might be quieter & room in the basement-once secret Catholic Church.”
  • Not huge but perfect
 of 5 bubbles KateJ55, 11 May 2016 | Read review
“Hidden Church room is my favorite.”
 of 5 bubbles 581christofw, 19 Feb 2016 | Read review
“hidden church room,private entrance,quiet,floor -0.5,NOT for TALL people!Im 1.80,hit my head on way in and out,dont choose this if ur >1.70”
 of 5 bubbles 155heleens, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in Patio room. Despite not being on the canal, I think it's the best and largest room of the three offered.”
 of 5 bubbles bryantaveMinneapolis, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
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