Home Suite Home - Basement Apt
- Smoking allowed
- Lockable room
- Pets allowed
|Address||Keizersgracht, 1017DW Amsterdam, Netherlands|
|Property type||Private room|
|Response time||A few hours|
We live on the lovely Keizersgracht canal and you will find us on the corner with Utrechtsestraat, just two blocks south of Rembrandtplein. So you'll find plenty of local bars, restaurants, cafes and coffee shops just around the corner.
The #4 Tram stops just outside our front door, but there is no need to buy a Tram pass as we are within walking distance to pretty much everything you are coming to see. We also have some bicycles that we are more than happy to let you use free of charge. Just let us know when you arrive. It's a fun and safe way to explore the city.
Our house is the whole 5 floor canal-side building. It's an old building that's been decorated in an eclectic and quirky style. We have divided up our house into a few single and double rooms, both with and without en-suites and a few larger self contained units we call apartments. All The rooms/apts are off a common stairway and share the same entrance, but the room/apt is your own private space that you do not need to share with anyone.
We have converted our basement into a funky space that is perfect for chilling out in.
The main room has a couple of couches that open into double beds and some pillows and mattresses around the room creating a chill-out sitting area on the floor.
There is a fully equipped kitchen so you can prepare some meals and another bedroom tucked away in the back with a large screen TV.
You also have your own private bathroom with shower and toilet downstairs.
There is a computer in the room for you to use that is connected to the internet and a server full of movies and shows for you to watch.
Free Secure WiFi is also available throughout the building for you to use. Just ask us for the password when you arrive.
We also provide sheets and towels, so you just need to bring the soap :)
We live downstairs, so we are usually around if you need any help and advice or just to hang out and chat with.
*** During New Year's and Queen's Day we have a 4 night minimum stay ***
|Maximum Nights||6 months|
|Check-in before||On arrangement|
When i first saw this apartment on Wimdu it immediately stuck out to me, it got me really excited so i had to call my boyfriend to tell him about this apartment in Amsterdam and he fell in love with it almost immediately aswell, so we had to book it straight away! I have to say.. this apartment definitely lived up to its expectations! It was the perfect apartment for our stay in Amsterdam for the final week of our travels and we felt right at home. The apartment was complete with a computer and projector meaning we could watch netflix etc on a big screen, a choice of 7 bongs and a volcano vaporiser; the perfect welcome to Amsterdam! The only couple flaws in the apartment was that within the kitchen there wasn't an oven it was just the hob which limited our meals as mainly pasta and there also wasn't any bowls. Also, we did notice a large amount of flies in the shower a couple times and the floor in the toilet would get quite wet, I'm guessing there was a leak somewhere. However, these were just very minor flaws and definitely would not stop me from staying at this apartment again, it was very cosy, comfortable and we never heard any noise from anyone else in the house or outside. The man and woman that run the house are very friendly and polite (i think the woman was called Marta), she even offered to send our postcards for us as we couldn't find a postbox which i found very kind and helpful as we were just leaving! :) It is in a very beautiful location, the canal is on your doorstep which looks beautiful day and night and is just round the corner from the centre and plenty of coffee shops/bars/restaurants/supermarkets; we couldn't ask for a more perfect location! If you're looking at booking this apartment, definitely do not hesitate.... book it right away, you won't regret it! I am hoping to come back to this apartment in Amsterdam next year for sure which would make it the first ever apartment/hotel that i've ever really wanted to/have come back to!! Thankyou for providing this special apartment!
Me and my girlfriend stayed here at the end of March. We struggled to find somewhere that would allow smoking, then came across this place! The location is perfect! It's close to coffeeshops, pubs, restaurants, supermarkets and the rest! 15 minute walk from the Red Light District as well! The Apartment is cosy, warm and well equipped! We assumed there was a bed (second picture), but we didn't find it when we got there so we made do with the couches which are relatively comfortable! There were only 2 things that made this 4 stars instead of 5!
1. Considering it's a smoking friendly apartment, we didn't find an ashtray on arrival! We just found a small plate/dish and used that - then washed it up after!
2. The Toilet light bulb blew on the day we arrived, but we didn't say anything as we didn't want to bother them for something we could live with!
If you're a smoker, and you're looking for a cosy apartment to stay for a few days, this place is definitely for you! Me and my girlfriend will definitely be coming back here! Amazing place! Thank you :)
Stayed in ealry March for my 21st, location is great, not too far from anywhere you want to be when you visit Amsterdam but still tucked away from all the night time noise! The family were great hosts and we will certainly look at returning soon!
The apartment was very good for what we wanted. Although once we got there, there wasn't a proper bed, it was a sofa bed which wasn't shown. Projecter for a tv with a good sound system was perfect to come back to after a long day of walking everywhere. Also has a computer, with Internet that links to the projector. The apartment was cosy and warm. A great place to chill out. Perfect location, town centre easy to get to 10 minute walk, coffee shops and supermarkets all reachable within 5 minutes. The guy who showed us in was nice. You have your own space. Not 100% what I was expecting but I enjoyed my stay and the apartment was perfect for what we needed.
You cannot immagine a better Welcome to Amsterdam, Allan is a very kind and openminded man, he will suggest you some nice place to visit in the city and keep you company if need some.
The house is nice and cozy, a part from the cleaning that isn't perfect, but remains in a well served and central area, you can easily reach it with tram from Central Station (n°4 has its stop in front of the building).
We Really really enjoyed our stay! We loved the Celler Apparment,
it s got Style and u feel very comfortable. :)
Allan and his friend (sorry we forgot the name?) were very very friendly to us and if we needed something or if we had a question,
they were always there for us.
Even to help us with the luggage :)
Eveyday Allan told us a few things, we can do today in Amsterdam,
or what s worth to be seen or visited!
We will SURE come back next year for our anniversary !
Allan is a very cool, funny and interesting person,
we felt very comfortable with!
Thanks a lot guys!
See u next year hopefully!
Hugs and Greets from Germany
Lisa And Kitty
Had a fantastic few days away at allans home sweet home apartment had everything we needed :) when we arrived we were given a wonderful Amsterdam welcome ;) allan was very accommodating and a perfect host will be staying there again when we next visit Amsterdam
The place was lovely, so were the hosts! im coming back the next time i'll go to amsterdam for sure. It was a real pleasure! :)
When we arrived we were met by lazy (nick name) who was a lovely guy and very helpful. He took us downstairs to the apartment and showed us around. At this point we were not overly impressed but we thought it would be ok.
We had a good look around and it become obvious it was NOT like home from home because we noticed it didn't have all the equipment in the kitchen like no toaster, oven so the kitchen was pointless. Sleepy showed us a whole in the ceiling in the toilet which sometimes leaks from the apartment above, not good if your on the toilet at the time. The whole place was dirty and hadn't been cleaned for a long time... There is no tv in the lounge but you do have a projector and screen to watch films etc. There was no cold water in the bathroom so had to brush teeth in the kitchen. All I kept thinking about was fire because there was NO smoke alarms in the apartment and only one window in the lounge but would be difficult to get out of. All in all we wouldn't stay there again!
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