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  1. 13 February 2024 06:12 PM

    Karsta, Deutschland

    Wunderbare Auszeit vom Alltag in diesem schönen und Stil-und liebevoll eingerichtetem Häuschen. Großartig war die vorhandene Sauna. Entspannung pur. Begrüßt wurden wir von der Gastgeberin persönlich und sehr freundlich. Auf uns wartete schon ein gedeckter Tisch mit Pralinen sowie eine Obstschale und ein Fläschchen Sekt. Das ist Gastfreundschaft auf höchstem Niveau! Wir haben uns sehr, sehr wohlgefühlt! Unweit der Unterkunft und gut zu Fuß erreichbar liegt die Zaanse Schans. Dort wird man in die Niederlande der Vergangenheit geführt. Mühlen, Klompenwerkstatt, Käserei etc. Zum Meer auf der einen Seite und zum Ijsselmeer auf der anderen Seite nur eine kleine halbe Stunde entfernt. Von uns eine klare Empfehlung!!!

  2. 10 December 2023 08:32 PM

    Jack and Eysa, Singapore

    We had a great 6 days staying in Fred & Kelly’s apartment. Communication was prompt and easy. Both Fred & Kelly are very friendly, gracious, generous, resourceful and helpful. The apartment is spotless clean and stylish. In and out of the apartment is easy. Everything we can think of for a great holiday is provided with great consideration and care. Coffee, tea, cup soup, chocolate and even champagne is complimentary! The apartment is within walking distance to the very beautiful Zaanse Schans and near the railway station that conveniently for us to travel various points of interest. There are good restaurants nearby recommended by Fred & Kelly. We felt very relax and able to rest comfortably in the quiet home with privacy. Thank you Fred & Kelly for the kind hospitality! Highly recommend to stay here!

    Dear Fred & Kelly Thank you very much for providing such a lovely and wonderful place for us during our stay in Amsterdam. The apartment, is tastefully designed, a dream holiday stay more than we can imagine. It’s so comfortable and luxury that gave us complete rest and recharge after a long year of working hard. We are very grateful for the generosity and kindness. Wishing you both every success in your hosting! May this special Christmas season bring you good memories and renewed strength to usher the new year 2024! Best regards Jack & Eysa

  3. 7 November 2023 06:24 PM

    Johannes und Kim, Deutschland

    Die Unterkunft ist einfach nur traumhaft und man fühlt sich direkt wie Zuhause! Es fehlt einem an nichts. Für alles gab es eine ausführliche Beschreibung. Die Sauna mit dem Whirlpool ist einfach perfekt für regnerische Tage daheim. Zudem sind noch zwei excellente Massagesessel für noch mehr Entspannung vorhanden. Kelley und Fred waren sehr freundlich und zuvorkommend, haben uns tolle Tipps für Restaurants in der Nähe gegeben und waren immer für uns da, wenn wir Fragen hatten. Die Lage ist ebenfalls perfekt. Mit dem Auto sind es 20 min bis Amsterdamer Zentrum und mit die Bahn ca. 18 min. Einkaufsmöglichkeiten sind fußläufig innerhalb von 5 min erreichbar. Wenn nochmals Amsterdam, dann wieder zu Kelly und Fred. Vielen Dank für den schönen Aufenthalt.

  4. 4 November 2023 05:17 PM

    Zoe Ellen Texas, USA

    Fred and Kelly’s place is a treat —from the cozy fire, comfy beds, and beautiful furnishings— it is even lovelier than the photos. The home is in the historical register and you feel like you are experiencing a true Dutch home. The kitchen is fully outfitted with everything you need. It is walkable to the famous windmill park, restaurants, grocery store and train with easy access to the airport. Kelly is very helpful with suggestions. And to top it off, there is a sauna and massage chairs by the fire. It was private and wonderful. After enjoying the busy world of Amsterdam, to be able to retreat to Fred and Kelly’s village by way of a quick train ride was a delight.

  5. 5 September 2023 03:32 PM

    Kyoko Garabian, France

    On a passé de très bonnes vacances en Pays-bas chez Kelly et Fred. La maison était belle avec le jacuzzi et le sauna, comme si on a séjourné dans une petite thalasso 😉 Kelly et Fred, ils sont très gentils, attentionnés et serviables pour résoudre des problèmes. On a adoré visiter Amsterdam, le paysage, les gens et les restaurants, vraiment satisfait de nos vacances !

  6. 5 September 2023 03:27 PM

    Julie Owen Sandal USA

    Fred and Kelly were wonderful hosts. They put so much effort into every little detail to make you feel at home! They definitely went above and beyond! We have stayed in a lot of vacation rentals. This was my favorite! Would recommend to anyone and would come back.

  7. 13 September 2022 05:28 PM

    Olivia and Russel, USA

    We absolutely loved staying with Fred and Kelly! Kelly was super helpful in answering any questions we had. The garden and apartment were beautiful and the kitchen was well stocked for cooking/eating at home. Our favorite part of the apartment was the Finnish sauna. We loved strolling around the cute, laid back neighborhood. Zaanse Schans was just a 10 minute walk away, and was a perfect half day activity. Getting to Amsterdam Central was super quick and easy. There were also great restaurants and grocery stores within 5 minutes by foot. Highly recommend staying here!

  8. 3 April 2022 01:06 PM

    Shas USA

    Old is gold. A much recommended place to stay. Everything was simply perfect. All the facilities were right in order and the level of small details put forward to make this beautiful apartment a home was immense. Very organised and peaceful setting which was a perfect recipe of a home away from home. Private sauna and Jacuzzi adds on to the joy. Being situated in a touristic environment, the neighbourhood was so quiet with cute small shops, bakeries, and cafes. Fred and Kelly were a great host altogether, so welcoming, they provided each and every required information in detail. One of my best experiences I have had so far. Looking forward to visiting this place again. So pack your bags, book the tickets and ride to this romantic getaway for a memorable everlasting experience. Cheers.

  9. 17 February 2020 06:20 PM

    Thomas, France

    “Logement très accueillant proche de la perfection. Accueil très agréable de Kelly. On ne peut que recommander !”
    “Merci pour cet excellent accueil. Un confort optimal qui s’apprécie sans modération !”.

  10. 12 January 2020 03:55 PM

    Ralf und Karin Kirchdorff, Deutschland

    Vielen, vielen Dank für den sauberhaften Aufenthalt in Ihrem wunderschönen kleinod! Wir sind total begeistert davon, dass Sie hier an alles gedacht haben. Es ist ein liebevoll eingerichtetes Zuhause, in dem wir uns toll erholen konnten. Danke!

  11. 11 November 2019 04:56 PM

    Megan Valentine, USA

    Experience was fantastic and the property (apartment) had everything we wanted. It was close to public transportation, near great restaurants, and quiet enough that it wasn’t right in the city (but the city was very easy to get to)! The owners went above and beyond to make the experience amazing! 5 stars!

  12. 16 May 2019 11:11 AM

    Esther, Brasil

    A casa é perfeita! Uma típica acomodação holandesa, entretanto é totalmente adaptada a modernidade. Um sonho de lugar. Cama confortável. Todo tipo de conforto de um hotel e a praticidade de um Airbnb. Os anfitriões são maravilhosos. Explicaram tudo sobre a cidade, foram mais que atenciosos e ainda nos deram vários mimos

  13. 26 April 2019 07:47 PM

    Michael Cechovic, USA

    A Great Place in an excellent location

    We had the pleasure to stay at Fred and Kelley’s B &B for 5 nights and we could have not been happier. It is located nw of Amsterdam with only a short train ride away from the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam. Their place was more than we could have asked more. Spacious, clean, private and even includes a indoor jacuzzi bathroom with a heated floor and a sauna. Classic european luxury. Fred and Kelly are the nicest hosts that you would ever meet and provided us with everything that we would ever need to make our stay a comfortable one. This area is just blocks away from the old Holland windmill area and what a nice time we had enjoying it all. We rented bikes for a couple of days and really enjoyed cruising through the beautiful farmland areas right next to this small town. This is just a perfect place to unwind and relax and enjoy this beautiful town and country. The transportation system here is unbelievable and you can get anywhere you want in the area in a short time. We had been traveling in Europe for two months prior to our stay here and by far this b & b is the best place that we stayed and will leave a lasting memory for us.

  14. 17 April 2019 05:41 PM

    Michael, GB

    This place has everything that you could wish for. High quality accommodation with spa facilities added to very warm and friendly hosts who are so very thoughtful.

  15. 3 April 2019 03:19 PM

    Andreas, Deutschland

    Das denkmalgeschützte Haus ist in einem super tollen gepflegten sauberen Zustand. Ein Haus mit geschätzter historie. Bis ins kleinste Detail ordentlich restauriert und toll eingerichtet. Das Zimmer übertraf unseren Vorstellungen um ein vielfaches. Selten so gut und schön geschlafen. Ein Haus mit tollen Stil. Die Reise Infos waren sehr ausführlich und hilfreich.

  16. 31 March 2019 01:25 PM

    Erin, Republic of China

    Fred and Kelly are very kind and welcoming. Living in their house will give you an unforgettable experience. How good is it? Just experience and you’ll know it. The surroundings around the house are so convenient, beautiful and cute, and the people living there are so warm and helpful. Perfect for everything!
    t’s our pleasure to meet you and live in your house. We feel very moved of the warm welcoming, the considerate equipments and the talks with you. My friend and I appreciate you wholeheartedly. You make our last journey in Europe shining. Thank you sooo much!

  17. 24 December 2018 11:42 PM

    South Burlington VT

    This is an absolutely beautiful place to stay. We loved it.
    This is one of the prettiest , most charming rooms I have ever stayed in. Kelly was very welcoming. She gave us a lot of useful information about the area. She served us coffer and chocolates on arrival. It was a cold day so this was very welcome. They even had a small lit Christmas tree in the room. The bed is comfortable. The bath is very nice. The jacuzzi is quite large. It is a nicely appointed room.The ceiling in the bathroom is adorable. Did I mention it’s charming. My only regret is we only had 2 nights here. Thank you for a wonderful stay.

  18. 9 November 2018 10:44 PM

    Christéle, France

    (Apartement) Des hôtes très gentils très accueillants très disponibles très chaleureux que du bonheur ! Une maison très cosy, tenue impeccablement bien et pleine de charme

  19. 28 October 2018 09:10 PM

    Javier, Espana

    (Guestroom) La habitación es realmente bonita y acogedora, más de lo que se puede apreciar en las fotos,es como una buardilla independiente con baño propio y un pequeño hall que tiene microondas que viene muy bien para tomar algo caliente con el frío que hace allí y un pequeño frigorífico,para comprar algo sano en el súper ya que te cansas de la comida, de hecho hay uno muy cerca, el baño cuenta con una pequeña sauna dentro de la bañera que se agradece mucho después de andar pasando frío, y un montón de detalles que se agradecen como, batas de andar por casa,tiritas,bastoncillos,aspirinas,geles,hasta hilo para coser! Para nosotros ha sido un acierto ya que en Amsterdam los precios son más caros y lo que puedes encontrar es regular, este es el pueblecito típico de los molinos,parece sacado de un cuento. Desde la casa a la estación del tren hay 7 minutos andando, y 18 hasta la central station de Amsterdam, por lo que puedes disfrutar de la tranquilidad y la verdadera Holanda a un paso. Entre semana pasan trenes cada 15 min y el fin de semana cada media hora,creo que el ultimo tren es alrededor de las 01:40h. Realmente os lo recomendamos!

  20. 18 October 2018 03:26 PM

    Ursula, Deutschland

    Sehr gastfreundlich, super sauberes und den Bildern entsprechendes sehr gut ausgestattetes Zimmer

  21. 8 October 2018 04:46 PM

    Collin, USA

    This is such a cozy house in the most beautiful neighborhood. Kelly was full of useful information and provided a lot of literature on local hotspots. Very friendly and inviting. I highly suggest a stay here while passing through! Thanks so much for giving us your house. You were awesome in every way.

  22. 28 July 2018 07:54 PM

    Beverly Great Brittain

    You will find everything you could possibly want in this fabulous accommodation. The hosts Fred & Kelly couldn’t have been more helpful. Highly recommended!
    Thanks for s fantastic stay in your lovely house. Everything was perfect!

  23. 20 July 2018 05:10 PM

    Barry and Carolyn, Australia

    Comfortable, great location, private, good facilities, great hosts.

    Fred and Kelly\’s accommodation is away from the hustle and bustle of the city, but is in an excellent location as it is close to public transport, is in easy walking distance of the open air museum, and by car it is easy to travel to interesting locations along the coast. Fred and Kelly are very attentive with tourist information, provision daily of fresh towels if requested, emptying of refuse bins, but importantly provide all of the privacy you require. To have a spa bath and a sauna within the accommodation is a real treat and luxury.
    The items in the apartment/flat are of good quality and there was nothing we required that was not available.
    Car parking is on-street and there was always a space within a few minute\’s walk.
    The flat looks out onto the private and secure garden which is available for use by guests.
    We are an older couple and at the conclusion of 3 months touring Europe this was the ideal place to end our travels.

  24. 10 May 2018 12:50 PM

    David, GB

    A beautiful home in a great location, far enough away from the bustle of Amsterdam but with excellent access to the city when we wanted to visit. The Jacuzzi and sauna were a special treat after a long day out on bikes or wandering the city. Made for an excellent wedding anniversary. A lovely place with great hosts. Your efforts were most appreciated, thanks for the stay.

  25. 8 May 2018 10:07 PM

    Mrs. Burmingham, Malta

    I would like to thank you for your excellent hospitality and for making our stay with you a memorable one. We prefer to stay in guest houses rather than hotels and I can easily tell you that yours (guestroom) is one of the best if not the best so far. Many thanks and hoping to return one day.

    • 18 minutes from the centre of Amsterdam
    • Free parking
    • Good public transport connections
    • Peaceful area
    • Attractive surroundings
    • 10 windmills within walking distance
    • Free WiFi
  • Fred & Kelly Snel
    Lagendijk 52-54
    1541 KC Koog aan de Zaan
    The Netherlands

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    Small-scale luxury B & B