welcome AT 2quaybb
Asian hospitality with contemporary design
If you are looking for a combination of design and comfort, hospitality and privacy, rest and space and if contemporary architecture is your passion, then you have found the right address in Amsterdam. Our B&B is a unique townhouse, designed by your host, one of the 60 private plots on Borneo island on the well-known Scheepstimmermanstraat. We offer two rooms in an independent part of our house: a suite and a normal room, both comfortable, both with the necessary commodities. They differ in space and view but not in hospitality and service.
Who are we? We are Bert Tjhie & Amber. It is our pleasure to make your stay in Amsterdam and in our B&B as pleasant as possible. We can give you suggestions for going around the Eastern Docklands and other interesting parts of Amsterdam. We shall help you to find your way either when using the public transport or - alike the Amsterdam inhabitants, if you want to discover Amsterdam on bicycle.
on the waterfront
close to city center
The suite (45m2) has split levels and consists of a livingroom on the south side of the house with view on the canal, separate bedroom and private bathroom with shower and separate toilet. The bedroom is on the upperlevel and has an open connection with the livingroom. The bathroom can be reached via a small staircase down (eight stair-treads) from the livingroom. The two huge sliding doors give direct access to the jetty and the side terrace. The room is tastefully and modernly decorated and has an additional tv in the living.
The bedroom has a double bed that can easily be transformed into 2 single beds. It is possible to put 1 extra folding bed in the bedroom for a child under 12 years sharing the room with his/her parents.
An intimate room (25m2) with an extra private entrance. The room has 2 comfortable single beds with tv set The private bathroom is separate with bath, shower and the toilet is separate. Although this room is situated under street level, there is daylight coming from outside through the door / window above it. A huge mirror all over the stairs gives an extra reflection.
This room could be transformed into a familyroom. It is possible to put 2 folding beds in the Soetira room for children
under 12 sharing the room with their parents. The bathroom of the Soetira room is very practical for a family. Parents can withdraw in the common living room adjacent to the Soetira room while the children are asleep.
Above mentioned prices are per night, for a maximum of 2 persons, tourist tax included.
Breakfast on request additional € 15,00
Extra (folding)bed for children under the age of 12 € 15,00.
Minimum stay: 2 nights.
Reservation for 1 single night is also possible, but limited in the weekends (thursday, friday, saturday and sunday) and can only be confirmed 3 days before arrival.
An additional fee of € 25,00 will apply to the normal rate.
Special prices for stays longer than 1 week. Please, inform.
Children under 2 year are free if charge, A baby bed is available free of charge.
Prices are subject to changes.
You have chosen a bed & breakfast instead of a hotel. This means first of all that we can't give you a 24 hours service. Secondly, we have some houserules that need to be respected in order to make your stay and that of others as comfortable as possible. For one, we ask our guests to respect each other's privacy. Another one is that we have taken much attention in the interior of our B&B. We much appreciate it if our guests will be careful with the objects in our B&B. Accidents are always possible, but damages need to be paid for.
Please respect each others well deserved sleep and try to be quiet, should you come in at a late hour.
Rooms are ready after 14.00 hrs. Arrivals are possible at any moment during the day, however, only after deliberation with us. If at your time of arrival in the morning the room is not yet ready, you can always leave luggage at our B&B and accept the key.
On the day of departure you have to check out before noon. If your train or plane leave in the afternoon or evening, you can always leave your luggage in the B&B till the time of departure.
Animals are not allowed.
Strangers are not allowed into the rooms/apartment without the permission of the owner.
We are a NON SMOKING bed and breakfast. Smoking is therefore prohibited in the whole B&B. Smoking is allowed outside.
The trade or use of (soft)drugs and alcohol abuse are not permitted.
Prostitution or any other activity prohibited by the law are forbidden.
Moving of furniture
Guests have to respect the decoration of the room. We don't allow that furniture is moved from the room to be placed elsewhere.
Breakfast is served between 08:30 and 10:00 o'clock a.m. and served in the kitchen area.
Cleaning of the room
Rooms will be cleaned between 11:00 - 12:00 o'clock. If we don't have the opportunity to clean your room between 11:00 - 12:00, you'll have to accept that cleaning will be done the next day.
The kitchen area is where you consume all your meals. It is prohibited to take your meals into your room.
For the convenience of our guests there is wifi on request. It is strictly forbidden to surf via our wifi to any pornographic, anti democratic, or any other inappropriate websites forbidden by law or that go against the good taste in general.
We accept no responsibility for any loss, accident, personal injury, medical expenses or property damage caused by personal negligence or by any other circumstances beyond our control.
2 Quay B&B is located in the Eastern Docklands in the Zeeburg quarter.
The Eastern Docklands are known for their modern, innovative and audacieus architecture along historical harbour basins.
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You can make your reservation by submitting the following form
or through e-mail: email@example.com or by telephone: +31 (0)6 22 797 004.
The reservation is definite after written confirmation from host and upon receipt of the down payment of 50%.
Condition of reservation
- 50% upon reservation, the rest upon arrival. Please note, that you are not able to pay with credit cards.
- we will keep 50% of the down payment if the reservation is canceled within a week before arrival;
- we will keep 100% of the down payment if the reservation is canceled within 24 hours before arrival.
1. Where is 2Quaybb located in Amsterdam?
2. What is the advantage of staying outside city?
3. Can I make my own meals in the kitchen?
4. What makes 2Quay B&B so special?
5. Is there a busstop or tramstop nearby?
6. Can I park my car at your place?
7. Can my children sleep in our room?
8. Do you have information about the architecture?
9. What time can we check in and check out?
2Quay B&B is situated outside the city centre of Amsterdam, however at a reasonable distance of it. You are on Dam square or Leidseplein within 15 minutes on bicycle, bus or tram.
For one, you don’t have to spend all day in the noise of the city. You start and end your day in one of the most beautiful and quiet areas of Amsterdam where contemporary architecture is leading, where extraordinary shops give the tone, where you have a great choice of restaurants and cafés and where you also don’t have to leave the area for a cultural event.
Limited equipment, so only simple take away meals. The common room / kitchen (30m2) is for common use for the guests. A place where you take breakfast in the morning and where you can enjoy a free coffee or tea. The kitchen is equipped with a microwave, a fridge, a dishwasher. There are also plates, cutlery, cups, etc. for your take-away meals.
2Quay B&B is not only situated in a unique quarter, it is also set in a unique townhouse for it has been individually designed. There is no other house like ours. In our B&B you will not find the mainstream
3 x 3 bedroom, but two spacious rooms; a suite/appartment of 45m2 on the canal and south side and a "common" room of 25m2 (bathroom and toilet not included in the square metres) behind the front at the streetside.
There is a busstop at 200 metres distance from our house. This bus 48 will take you directly to the central station stopping at the De Gooyer mill, the nautical museum (Scheepvaartmuseum), the main library (OBA) and the NEMO.
If you walk 10 minutes you will find a tramway stop for tram 10. This tram takes you to the Leidseplein, the heart of the city centre. The tram passes the Artis zoo, the tropical museum, the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh museum.
Near to tramway stop 10 you find the stop for tram 26 direction IJburg. If you want more architecture than the Eastern Docklands can provide you, then no doubt IJburg – the new extension of Amsterdam, is an interesting area to discover.
Unfortunately, we don’t have parkingspace for our guests. Parking your car in Amsterdam is costly, free parking an utopia. However, our area is one of the cheapest parkingzones. You pay 6 out of 7 days, sundays and festive days free parking.
Prices: € 2,40/hour or € 24,00/day.
There is another possibility. Amsterdam possesses 5 P+R parking-lots situated in the periphery.
Zeeburg P+R is near to our place.
If you want to make use of this parking-lot, then first drop off your luggage at our place, park your car at
P+R Zeeburg, then from there on take the tram 26 to Central Station in 10 minutes, from where you can explore the city. To get to our house from the carpark Zeeburg, get off at the first stop (Rietlandpark) – from there on it is 10 minutes to walk our place. For more info: http://www.iamsterdam.com/en/visiting/plan-your-trip/getting-around/parking/park-and-ride
That depends on the age of the children. Children < 12 may sleep on the parents room on folding beds. Two children on the Soetira room, only one in the Kalimantan suite.
We can lend you books, leaflets and maps about Amsterdam in general and the architecture of Amsterdam, the Eastern Docklands and IJburg in particular. Even better is to go to BAC (Borneo Architecture Centre) close to us, behind busstop 48 at 200m distance. It offers specific information on The Eastern Docklands. Wonderfull models are part of their collection.
Rooms are ready after 14:00 hrs, but it is always possible to drop off your luggage at our place in the morning.
On the day of departure you have to check out before noon. If your train or plane leave in the afternoon or evening, you can always leave your luggage in the B&B.
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