H401 offers unique possibilities for accomodation in a cultural environment in Amsterdam. In its buildings alongside the famous Herengracht canal it houses an exhibition space, the office of the foundation, and several historic interiors of late artist Gisèle.

Three independent apartments are adapted to modern standards for work and leisure purposes. Located in the historical canal district of Amsterdam, amidst numerous cultural, educational, non-governmental organisations and institutions, H401 offers a true and unique Amsterdam experience at one of the most beautiful locations in the old centre of Amsterdam, where the Herengracht meets the Leidsegracht. All three apartments have a view on the Herengracht and Leidsegracht. Public transportation and daily shopping facilities are at walking distance.

H401 is a non-profit cultural foundation and therefore offers a 15% discount to creative, cultural, educational and non-profit organisations.


The guesthouse serves as a residency for artists and thinkers.

Residents included a.o.:

Axel Wieder, 2011 in co-opration with Goethe Institut Niederlande
Barbara Steiner, 2013 in co-opration with Goethe Institut Niederlande
Rajkamal Kahlon, 2013 in co-opration with Goethe Institut Niederlande
Reli Avrahami and Galia Zur Geev, 2015
Vasyl Cherepanyn, 2015, supported by the European Cultural Foundation
Ronit Porat
, 2016, supported by Kunst en Israel
Pieter Paul Pothoven, 2016, supported by Mondriaan Fonds
Aimée Zito Lema, 2017, supported by Mondriaan Fonds

Betsy Torenbos, 2012 – 2022, supported by Kattendijke Drucker Fonds

Sebastían Díaz Morales, Pasajes VI, 2022 


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1 – ‘Sabine & Walther Euler’ apartment

Completely renovated in 2016. A modern and light apartment with a living, a spacious bedroom, a kitchen / open dining and a bathroom. Suitable for a couple and possibly a third person sharing the kitchen and bathroom. The apartment has a new large bathroom with shower, sink and toilet. And a large kitchen/dining area overlooking the Herengracht at the crossing with Leidsegracht. The bedroom has a comfortable double bed which guarantees a good night’s rest. The living room has the option to turn one of the sofas into a single bed. This apartment offers excellent possibilities for experiencing the Amsterdam city centre for scholars, writers and artists seeking contemplation.

Special features: the apartment is decorated with art from the collection of the late collectors Sabine and Walther Euler Kunsemuller, restorator and art historian. It is located on one of the most central spots in the old city centre. The apartment is on the ground floor, there is only the steps to the front door that are typical for all the 17th century houses in Amsterdam. There is a walk-in closet in each bedroom. Good and free Wi-Fi is available.


2 – Canal View Studio

Situated on the first floor with five windows overlooking the most beautiful canal junction in the historic city centre make this modern minimalist loft appartment in a 17th century monument a most wanted location to enjoy Amsterdam at its very best! The apartment has a queensize double bed and the sofa can be transformed in a single bed. Ideal for couples with one child. Good and free Wi-Fi available.


3 – Canal Room Apartment

With a cosy and very light bedroom, with a double bed (queen size) and again a stunning view on the canals. This apartment has a kitchen in the style of the late fifties. Recently a new private bathroom has been realized, with shower, sink and toilet.

This apartment is on the second floor, and can house one or two persons.

Special features: stylish (retro) spaces, with authentic pieces of late artist Gisèle. One can feel the unique atmosphere she created. Good and free Wi-Fi available.


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