What Apartment web sites do you use?

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What Apartment web sites do you use?

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Well I have noticed over the years that the apartment choice and web sites are either really expensive or are just not around or availability is limited.
I used to have around 6 to 8 apartments that I could use with no problems and the price for a week was reasonable, now these apartments are not really available anymore or extremely expensive.

I used to have contact numbers for people that had numerous apartments and rooms for rent, but they have now moved on and times have a changed, so I was wondering what web sites or places do you use to book your places to stay?

The last few years I have been using Amsterdam Short Stay and Booking.com for hotels and cannabis friendly apartments.


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There are many sites, Amsterdamstay, booking.com. Airbnb, city mundo, list goes on and on

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matty223 wrote: Sun 13th Oct 2019 03:53 pm There are many sites, Amsterdamstay, booking.com. Airbnb, city mundo, list goes on and on

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Yeah cheers Matty, there are a fair few, I only use a few sites nowadays, but was wondering if other people had certain sites they used most of the time. :D
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Ghost wrote: Mon 14th Oct 2019 02:21 pm
matty223 wrote: Sun 13th Oct 2019 03:53 pm There are many sites, Amsterdamstay, booking.com. Airbnb, city mundo, list goes on and on

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Yeah cheers Matty, there are a fair few, I only use a few sites nowadays, but was wondering if other people had certain sites they used most of the time. :D

Here's a couple more....www.simplyAmsterdam.nl, www.AmsterdamApartments.com, www.amsterdamescape.com/

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AzLaker wrote: Mon 14th Oct 2019 11:13 pm
Ghost wrote: Mon 14th Oct 2019 02:21 pm
matty223 wrote: Sun 13th Oct 2019 03:53 pm There are many sites, Amsterdamstay, booking.com. Airbnb, city mundo, list goes on and on

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Yeah cheers Matty, there are a fair few, I only use a few sites nowadays, but was wondering if other people had certain sites they used most of the time. :D

Here's a couple more....www.simplyAmsterdam.nl, www.AmsterdamApartments.com, www.amsterdamescape.com/

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Nice 1 AzLaker, I haven't seen the simply site before, so will go have a look at that one. The other 2 sites I have used myself in the past for apartments for trips. :D
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Direct with the hotel sometimes better than using booking.com etc, That's what I did with Hotel Dianne. All my 50 odd visits I have never had an apartment :(
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DanFromUk wrote: Tue 15th Oct 2019 08:38 pm Direct with the hotel sometimes better than using booking.com etc, That's what I did with Hotel Dianne. All my 50 odd visits I have never had an apartment :(
One day soon we will book up for a big old blow out and have an apartment also mate. Yeah direct with certain hotels or apartments works really well also and can be cheaper on the pocket also.
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The last couple of times I went, I just booked directly with the hotel. I've booked again with the same hotel for my next trip. I think they guarantee the price is lower than on secondary booking sites. I was 485 euros for 7 nights, so less than 70 euros a night on average, which I think is about as good you'll get for a room with private facilities.

It's a smoker friendly hotel and a lot of the rooms have balconies, so suits me fine. Breakfast is included and they do a decent spread. There's also a big AH under the hotel which is well handy for stocking up on stuff for the room. It's only a 1 star, but it's clean and the staff are nice.

Only downside for some is that it's not in Centrum. It's Hotel Abba, near the top of Overtoom. It's only about 10 minutes walk to Leidseplein and about 25 mins to Dam Square. It's really not far if you don't mind walking.

I've stayed in a mix of hotels in Ams, from the 5 star Okura to the 1 star Botel, but I think I've now found my go-to hotel for future trips.

Good luck with your search, hope you find what you're looking for.
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