What is(are) your name(s)?
John and Henny Kruize
For how long have you been running a B&B?
More then 20 years
Please share something about the history of your present bed and breakfast.
A long time ago, Volendam has only two hotels for to many tourists!
And a postman ask us for starting a b&b.
After a while we like running the b&b.
What are the unique characteristics of your B&B?
We are located in a quied place between Volendam and Edam.
Near by bus stops to Amsterdam, and our breakfast is fameus with the tipical Edam cheese what the guest slice by him self!
Based on your guests' opinions, what feature of your B&B has made their stay special?
The low rates, the personal touche, and the very good information to do a lot of things in the area.
Please describe in short your bed and breakfast and its general services and amenities.
Every room has cable tv and a refridgerator, and it's possible to make coffee and thea for free!
The breakfast is served in the living room, or in the serre. When it's warm, they can have breakfast in the garden!
How many rooms are offered at your B&B and what is its maximum capacity?
We have two triple rooms and and a double room with 8 additional beds, with possibility for more beds.
What kinds of rooms do you offer?
We have the triple room " dream" and the triple room " beach" and a double room "Delft blue"
Please describe the in-room facilities for each type of room in your B&B.
Every room has cable tv, fridge, heating, hot and colt water, and possibility to make coffee and thea.
Which room is your personal favorite?
All the rooms are our favorit!
What do the room rates include?
The room rates all included! Local tax, breakfast, WIFI, parking.
Do you offer any special packages?
For children we have special rates that depence on age etc.
What may guests expect from a typical breakfast at your property?
When the guest have our breakfast, then they can forget the lunch!!
When and where is breakfast served?
Flexible hours in the living room,garden or serre.
Are dietary needs accommodated?
After speaking with the guest we change the breakfast for them.
Do you serve other meals?
No, we have only the breakfast, and some times they can order a snack.
Are there cooking facilities, which guests may use?
We have no kitchen facilities, but they can use the microwave on the floor outside the room.
Is your bed and breakfast suitable for children?
Yes, we have als play toys for children, and we can make special beds for them.
Do you accept pets?
Normaly we take no pets, but some times we do.
What is your smoking policy?
The hole b&b is non-smoking! But there are many places outside for smoking!
Is there a parking facility on premises or nearby?
We have a lot of parking place in the street by our b&b for free!
Is your B&B suitable for disabled guests?
No, because the guest must be use one ore two starways !
What safety precautions are provided at your B&B?
We smoke and fire alarms in the rooms! And a escape route dircription!
What is your check-in/check-out policy?
No, normaly when the guest say at what time they arrived, then we are at home!
Are there a minimum number of nights for staying at your B&B?
No, but when they stay longer than one day, we give a discount!
How can guests check availability and make a reservation?
They can fill in the reservation on our website, and we make contact with them!
What is you cancellation policy?
Nomaly if the guest cancel the reservation on time by e-mail or phone, then we charge no fees.
What types of payment do you accept?
We take only cash!
Is there a special etiquette that guests should know about and comply with?
We ask a silence after 10.00 pm!
Please tell us what things guests might enjoy visiting, seeing, doing, etc. in your area.
There are very nice bike roads in "waterland" it's flat and we have no moutains!!
Visiting Amsterdam is very fameus by public transport! No parking problem in Amsterdam and the busses runs in the weekend the hole night!!
Also visiting "Zaanse Schans" an ope air museum with windmills and ols green houses!
Where is your B&B located and how it may be reached?
From Amsterdam the exit Volendam on the N 247 till Edam and follow the roud to Volendam to the first roudabout, and then left into " Bootslot" then the first left.
On navigation: Gouden Slot 23. Or gps: N 52.50511 E 5.05888
What would you say to people who have never stayed in a bed and breakfast?
Tray our b&b, and you will it always!
Only you must share the bathroom and toilet with other rooms!
But we have two bathrooms and three toilets!
Is there something more that you want to share about your property?
You must tray it!!