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
3. personal touch
Why guests didn't choose for my B&B
1. not suitable to combine with Amsterdam night life after 2 am because there is no public transport between 2-6 am
2. costs of a return ticket by train to Amsterdam are € 12,90
3. shared bathroom
A romantically decorated room near Amsterdam in a quiet environment. The room is located at the first floor and has a luxureus double bed. There is a tv set with dvd player. At the same floor is a very neat bath room with toilet and shower (shared).
- welcome drink
- free coffee and tea
- self service breakfast
- wifi internet
- tv with dvd player, several dvd's
- 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. (Price: € 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 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 can use the kitchen and enjoy my garden.
Interaction with Guests
The B&B is located in my own house so you can experience the way of living in the Netherlands. I am happy to answer your questions about our culture and habits :-)
- You will have free internet access
- You will receive a key of the front door.
- During summer you can enjoy the garden
Hello, I am Caroline, mother of a 23 years old daughter who is living and studying in Amsterdam. I work at VU University in Amsterdam and like to welcome guests from all over the world in my cosy home in Almere. 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 пожаловать, Welkom!