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Xaviera Hollander's Happy House BB

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Luxurious Bohemian villa with beautiful sunny garden full of flowers and greens, of legendary author Xaviera Hollander, in the heart of Amsterdam, with airport drop off provided as well as personal chef on request, ideal for culture seekers, couples, honeymooners, animal friendly, and meet the author herself if she is in town! Pivate parking is euro 30 per day. we are animal friendly so if needed let us know if you wish to bring your cat or dog.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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Laundry Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Full view
84Good for walkers
Grade: 84 out of 100
379Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
54Attractionswithin 0.75 miles
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Xaviera and Phillip were fabulous hosts,chatty,welcoming,interesting and helpful.The house is cosy and the breakfast plentiful and tasty.We hired bikes from them too .... the centre is only a five minute bike ride away.
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Stayed in the Goliath room with my wife and young son, and had a very pleasant stay. Had the pleasure of chatting with M. Hollander quite a few times and she’s a very welcoming hostess. Her husband Philip had lots of good advice in Amsterdam and was kind enough to drop us at the
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I stayed for three nights at the Happy House. Owned and operated by Xaviera Hollander, the Happy Hooker who owned a cultural moment in the 1970s, this is a cluttered, idiosyncratic, but ultimately lovable landing zone. Bed: Comfortable. I booked the Goliath, which as the name
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We had a great time in Amsterdam! Our room was very comfortable in a nice district near the center. The hosts were very friendly and helped us well to orient oneself. I would recommend this housing to anyone!
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I was stuck in Germany with work and had a few days off. Where to go..? With Amsterdam around the corner it was a no brainer, only problem I had no where to stay. I found Xavieras happy house online and gave them a call. Within 5 minutes Philip had a room ready for my arrival. I
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Response from phildehaan, Manager at Xaviera Hollander's Happy House BB
Responded 13 Dec 2017
Dear James, It was great to have you as a guest under our roof and sad to see you leave as a friend! We hope to see you back in the near future.
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Amsterdam: The Goliath room
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The Happy House doesn't take itself too seriously.
No I am Xaviera Hollander and I run a Bohemian Bed&Breakfast with my husband in the Gold coast of Amsterdam , Emily's elegant is a friend where we manage the bookings for. Kind regards, Xaviera
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Yes we do have and the price as off euro 250 depends on the number of guests and the time of the year. Kind regards, Xaviera&Philip
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Yes we have private parking space at the house.
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in general our guests usually can check in round midday but if you arrive earlier you can leave your suitcases with us and come back to check in after midday, unless the room is free already . so we are flexible. At night we prefer check in time before 11 p.m. or after telephone enquiry.
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"Goliath is nice a big room, with a large private deck."
"For a private, cozy stay, choose the chalet. It has a comfortable bed, a fridge, and a nice-sized bathroom."
"Ask about each room available, while they have different prices, each also is quite unique and offers different options."
"this bed and breahfast is very access, is very quiet. , the breakfast is hearty , the room is comfortable. the wellcom is super"
"ask for the chalet in the back garden"
US$81 - US$193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
xaviera hollander`s happy house hotel amsterdam
The NetherlandsNorth Holland ProvinceAmsterdamApollobuurtAmsterdam SouthOud Zuid
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