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One-week accommodation needed Amsterdam August



Date Submitted: 01-Apr-2005
From: Anca Gata
Subject: One-week accommodation needed Amsterdam August
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Notice: I am a team leader for the Linguistics Olympiad. I would like to rent a
cheap 2-room appartment with cooking facilities in Amsterdam during the
first week of August or from the 13th till the 20th of August. We are 5
people and we'll spend most of the time in town. 2 rooms in a larger
inhabited flat with access to kitchen would also be ok.