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About City Retreat

City Retreat B.V. is a Dutch serviced apartment provider offering temporary stays of 2-12 months. Most of our furnished, move-in ready accommodations are in the Amsterdam city centre, where we have been operating for over 10 years. We primarily serve expats and corporate travellers. All utilities, cleaning, and Wi-Fi are included in our monthly rate.

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James kicked off City Retreat 12 years ago to become the go-to company for flexible, ready-to-live & easy-to-book temporary accommodation in Amsterdam. Our team’s commitment to delivering a reliable and trustworthy service has resulted in us becoming the largest temporary apartment provider in the Netherlands. While, as a team, we are proud of our excellent feedback, we continue to work hard to make improvements for our valued clients.

Meet the team

James Evans

Managing Director

Earning our client's trust and exceeding our service expectations over the last 12 years is what James is most proud of. He would like to take this opportunity to dedicate any success to a rigid coffee consumption routine.

Matthew Whittaker

Bookings Manager

Designing booking schedules to optimise results while ensuring a positive customer experience has been my focus. My experience in media has also empowered me to take charge of social media, helping me become the star I've always aspired to be. Oh, and my dogs name is Cara!

Paul Beesley

Property Manager

Meet Paul, our eagle-eyed Property Manager who ensures our apartments aren't just liveable, but loveable. With an approachable and practical attitude, he’s committed to making your stay perfect.

Jorge Baca

Operations Manager

I employ and manage the staff who deliver the services to the apartments and ensure the properties look their best. Managing or scheduling should be my middle name.

Mandy Thompson

Sales Coordinator

The Amsterdam serviced apartment market can be challenging, but finding the best property solutions for our customers brings me a lot of job satisfaction. You know you are doing well when they send you cake.

Ray Cooper

Head of Maintenance

A fix or improvement is never too minor in our serviced apartments; resolving issues urgently for our valued customers rewards me each day. I deserve a medal, literally.

Jim Roberts

Head of Digital

Helping customers find the perfect property from City Retreat through multiple digital channels. I have years of experience building and managing websites and marketing campaigns to help showcase what we offer to a relevant audience. Let's fill those properties!

Norwin Dijkman

IT Development Director

Leading our IT projects, such as website developments and coding endeavours, he’s the mastermind behind our digital prowess. In a world where tech knowledge is gold, Norwin is taking us to the next level, one line of code at a time.

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Why Choose City Retreat?

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Move-in ready apartments

Our apartments are clean and fully furnished for your convenience. Rates include all fees and utilities, including cleaning and Wi-Fi. We’re confident you’ll feel right at home.

Flexible monthly rentals

Every booking includes a flexible lease that you can cancel anytime. Simply provide a full calendar month’s notice—or stay in your serviced apartment for an entire year.

Verified properties

We visit every apartment before listing the space, and we only capture the most realistic photos. This helps us ensure every apartment meets our high standards.

Pro-active tenant support

Our local team supports tenants before, during, and after their move. All maintenance issues are addressed quickly, and cleaning can be scheduled anytime.

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