About This Listing
Within 20 minutes you are at the centre of Amsterdam and it takes only 30 minutes to the airport. Your room is comfortable and has a romantic atmospher. Your host can give you touristical information in order to make your stay succesful. Welcome!
You are welcome in my Bed & Breakfast the Mermaid in Almere, near to Amsterdam!
Three things guests liked about my B&B:
1. nicely decorated and super comfy beds
2. excellent public transport and free parking
3. personal touch
Three things why guests did not choose this B&B:
1. not suitable to combine with Amsterdam night life after 2 am.
2. shared bath room
3. not suitable for small children
A romantically decorated room in a very quiet and green environment. The room is located at the first floor and has a luxureus double bed. There is a tv set with dvd player and a desk. At the same floor is a very neat bath room with toilet and shower (shared).
- welcome drink
- free coffee and tea
- wifi internet
- tv with dvd player, several dvd's
- breakfast with fresh orange juice
- cleaning (once a week)
- hair dryer
- use of fridge and microwave
- use of the garden
My B&B is located at 10 minutes walk from train station Almere Centrum. There is a bus stop at 2 minutes distance. Trains to Amsterdam 6 times an hour. (€ 6,80 single fare). It takes 20 minutes to Amsterdam Central Station by train. Last train from Amsterdam to Almere: 1.36 hrs. First train from Amsterdam to Almere 5.48 hrs. Direct train to Schiphol (Amsterdam airport) in 30 minuts.
Free parking space beside the house. It takes approx. 20 minutes to Amsterdam.
You can find a big supermarket at 50 meter, open until 10 pm. At the centre of Almere there is a modern shopping centre with a lot of shops, bars, a cinema, market and lots of restaurants. Shops are open 7 days a week.
In the neighboorhood are several nature areas of which the Oostvaardersplassen is the most famous. A beach with swimming water with a lovely restaurant (The Boathouse) is at 20 minutes walking distance.
Bikes are for rent at the train station for €6,50 a day. Bike racks in my shed.
I can help to plan your trips to Amsterdam, Haarlem, Leiden, Utrecht, The Hague etc. All these cities are easy to reach by public transport.
- You will have free internet access
- You will receive a key of the front door.
- During summer you can enjoy the garden
Caroline has been such a wonderful host, giving me tips on how to go about the place and even made me breakfast! Although it was a really short period of time, but I have certainly enjoyed my stay there. The room is exactly the same as featured in the pictures, spacious and very clean. Caroline was also very sweet to fetch me from the Centrum as well. I would love to come back here again!
Caroline je skvělá hostitelka, které se o nás skvěla starala. Čekala na nás na nádraží a pak nám dala mapu města a vše nám vysvětlila. Navíc jsem spolu komunikovali už před příjezdem mailem a byli jsme na vše připraveni. Skvěla zařízený pokoj s koupelnou hned vedle, výborné snídaně a ochotná a vždy usměvavá paní domácí. Nelze nic vytknout, doporučuji a pokud příště pojedeme do Amsterdamu, víme kde s ubytovat.
Ik heb een fantastisch verblijf gehad bij Caroline! De ontvangst was zeer hartelijk en gastvrij. De kamer was erg schoon, van alle gemakken voorzien en met een heel comfortabel bed. De keuken heeft alle apparatuur die nodig is om zelf een maaltijd te kunnen bereiden. Omdat ik 's ochtends vroeg weg moest stond er elke ochtend heerlijk vers fruit en een verse jus klaar in de koelkast. Kortom, alles voor een fijn verblijf!
I had a lovely stay with Caroline, who very kindly picked me up and dropped me off at the station. Caroline was also really helpful and full of wonderful travel tips ! The room and gorgeous breakfast every morning was just perfect !
We had a very cozy and comfortable experience at Caroline's. She is very helpful and considerate. She made us feel at home. Her place is very lovely and welcoming. She came to receive us at the station and also dropped us off. We highly recommend choosing Caroline's place for your next stay in Amsterdam.
Caroline hat alles getan, damit ich mich bei Ihr wohlfühlte. Es war alles sehr gut und mit viel Liebe fürs Detail gemacht. Das Zimmer war sehr schön und das Bett sehr angenehm zum schlafen. Das Frühstück war vielfältig, ausgewogen und mit viel Liebe zubereitet. Caroline hat sich sehr bemüht eine gute Gastgeberin zu sein.
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About the Host, Caroline
Hello, I am Caroline, mother of a 21 year old daughter who recently moved to Amsterdam for her study. I work at the VU University in Amsterdam and like to welcome guests from all over the world in my cosy home. I started B&B the Mermaid December 2012 and already welcomed so many nice guests, wouldn't miss it for a moment! I will provide you with all kinds of information about the Netherlands and you can borrow several books and maps. Welcome, Wilkommen, Bienvenue, Bienvenida, Benvenuti, Merhaba, Akwaaba, Ahlan wa sahlan, 歡迎, Youkoso, Bem Vindo, Добро пожаловатьWelkom!
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