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The name of this cellar in 1719
Historic Wall 800 years
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Unique vaulted cellar in old Utrecht city center

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Unique vaulted cellar in old Utrecht city center

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great check-in experience
95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Marco is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Airbnb the Swarte Leeuw is on one of the most attractive locations in Utrecht : The yard of de Oudegracht. The Swarte Leeuw is housed in a 800 year old vaulted cellar, where medievel vaults go along with contemporary modern art and a pleasant stay in a unique location. The city of Utrecht is located approximetely 25 miles from Amsterdam and is easily accessible by car
or public transport


Laptop friendly workspace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 crib

House Rules

Not suitable for children (2-12 years) and pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM and check out by 11AM


70 Reviews

Marie-Ève User Profile
November 2018
This apartment is located in a calm area in Utrecht and it's a nice way to feel the typical life in this city. The apartment is at the good size and is location to the canal will make you fall in love with the place! Marco is really generous and gives us some good advices for pla…
Marcos User Profile
September 2018
Good location, basement a little bit humid and dark
Jeremy User Profile
November 2018
Great quirky artist space conveniently located in a quiet and beautiful neighborhood.
Billy User Profile
October 2018
The cellar is amazing, it feels like a trendy restaurant. Marco's art peices give a great atmosphere to the already impressive space. Marco is a great host, quick to respond and friendly. The location is great too. Utrecht is a beautiful city and worth a visit.
Andrew User Profile
September 2018
Really cool being right on the canal, unique to Netherlands and especially Utrecht. Let's you take your coffee and cocktails practically on the water. Marco was great about check in and check out and the place is interesting and very tidy. On top of that Utrecht is a very cool…
Elisabeth User Profile
August 2018
The cellar is at a Great place in Utrecht. Very authentic. Marco is a courteous host! We enjoyed the Oudegracht in Front of the door.
Jess & Julie User Profile
Jess & Julie
August 2018
This is a very unique place. Marco was an amazing host and told us about the city when we arrived. The location is perfect for exploring Utrecht. It is a cellar, so it is slightly musty, however there were fans which helped tremendously. It was a relaxing and a great day to wind …

Hosted by Marco

Utrecht, NetherlandsJoined in October 2014
Marco User Profile
75 Reviews
Marco is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hello. My name is Marco. Since 1995 I live with my girlfriend Nandy in Utrecht. In 1996 I started to work as a sculptor in a vaulted cellar on the Oudegracht. After my retirement we decided that we didn't need a large studio anymore and made the studio into a combined workshop,…
Languages: Deutsch, English
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