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Reviewed 27 October 2014

My husband and I have recently stayed at Marcel's Creative Exchange in the two room balcony apartment. The apartment is spacious and graciously decorated. If you like to feel like you live where you are visiting, this is the perfect place to stay, especially because your host Marcel is happy to give you inside tips on where to go and...

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Reviewed 13 October 2014 via mobile

Staying at Marcels creative Exchange, boutique hotel has been a joy and it is a special experience. You're quality and location is the best! Thank you for all you're helpful advices what to do and where to go in Amsterdam. You are a very nice person and we love to come back as soon as possible. With love, Stephanie from...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Marcel's B&B is located right in the heart of Amsterdam close to everything you want to visit. You can walk easily to all the museums or hop the tram. Restaurants and shopping are right out of the front door. My mother and I really enjoyed going to Marcel's cinema and watching a movie. It was great. Next time we visit,...

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Firenze
Reviewed 29 August 2014

Marcel Van Woerkom's house involved us immediately. I searched for many hotels and apartments in Amsterdam, and when i finally found Marcel's house i felt relieved. His website is really well done, full of beautiful pictures and useful descriptions. We wondered if the place was as wonderful like the photos, and it was. Just walking up the steep stairs, you...

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Sacramento, CA
Reviewed 16 July 2014

My husband, two 19 year old boys and I spent three nights at Marcel's recently and had the most wonderful time. Marcel is a lovely host and had excellent recommendations for restaurants (De Jaren, in particular) activities, and his home was delightful: beautifully presented with lots of natural light. We had the two room suite on the top floor with...

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Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 1 January 2014

If you want a personal and charming experiece in every way, Marcels Creative Exchange is a good choice. We had a suite of lovely rooms with a kitchen and a balcony on the top floor. Everything was spotlessly clean, decorated in a tasteful, personal style, and the madressees were great quality. Meeting and chatting with Marcel throughout our stay, hearing...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 October 2013

Ah, to go back to Holland, a country that changed my life in 1969. And, to spend three glorious evenings at your B and B, it was wonderful. Marcel is a very kind host and the rooms are more than comfortable. For those who never knew Holland, beware of the very steep stairs leading to the series of rooms. I...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Marcel was very helpful when I sprung another night on him - he even allowed us to stay in the Style Room for one night which isn't really something he allows usually as it gets in the way with the layout of the house. The Patio Room which we finally got was amazing - all laid out with cool furniture....

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Marcel is a brilliant character. The location is superb. And the accommodation is smart, clean, handsome. Only slight issue is the steep staircase for older people. Other than that: wonderful. Why does anyone bother staying in a hotel when there are places like this in the world?

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 July 2013

Dear Marcel! Thanks a lot! We had stunning vacations with you! We have found our home in Amsterdam! First, appartments location is superb - Landsplein, one of the main and beautiful streets of Amsterdam. The street is full of top-quality shops, cafe and other nice counters. Next to Marcel's house you can take a canal bike to swim over the...

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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Marcel's Creative Exchange is a unique place in the very center of Amsterdam. We provide you a personal second home where you can feel safe and relax. From base there are a lot of different ways to discover Amsterdam. Take the blue trams, hop-on hop-off canal boats or just walk, or bike. Everything is close by.The experience you are about to take is unlike any stay at a hotel or bed and breakfast. When you stay in one of Marcels quarters, you get something more personal, profound, beautifully furnished and decorated with art. The pleasant atmosphere will make you feel comfortable.Marcels Creative Exchange is the longest existing private accommodation in Amsterdam (since 1970) and is directly connected to the oldest Dutch cinema "De Uitkijk" (free admission for guests). Throughout these many years Marcel was honored to host all kinds of individuals: artists to surgeons and lawyers to teachers. Senior management teams from Cirque du Soleil (Canada) and Eyon movie software (Los Angeles) visit annually. ... more   less 

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Address: 87 Leidsestraat, 1017 NX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
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Kitchenette Suites
Price Range: $123 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“We liked the patio suite with an outdoor area.”
 of 5 bubbles fuzzyAtlanta, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“King bedroom on 3rd floor is spacious and quiet as is the bedroom on the 2nd floor. 3rd floor Front room has street nose at night.”
 of 5 bubbles Kantmakem, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the rear have less street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles frankmW8390YK, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“each room has different things that either come with or are not included so be sure to discuss with Marcel.”
 of 5 bubbles Aurore_de_Blois, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
“We had the double with the small garden. It was delightful.”
 of 5 bubbles 471madeleineh, 24 Oct 2013 | Read review
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