À propos de ce logement
Cozy spacious room in a beautiful and spiritually decorated apartment. The apartment is situated on the 3rd and 4th (top) floor of a traditional Amsterdam brick building built in the early 20th century.
The room is is located on the 3rd floor and is light and very spacious. It has a comfortable king size double bed and an option for an extra futon that sleeps two. The room has a dining area with a small fridge and facilities to make coffee and tea, which are provided, and there is free use of wifi internet. You can also browse through the interesting spiritual, photo and art book collection.
The exotic bathroom is located on the same floor and is shared with the friendly host. Towels, shower gel and shampoo are provided. From the shower you can enjoy the view of the park on the backside of the building.
In the summer you are free to chill out and get a tan on the lounge beds on the roof terras. You can also enjoy your meals there surrounded by the flourishing roof garden and a view of the Amstel.
In less than 10 minutes you can be in the center of town by either metro or bike. The metro stop is just 1 minute walk from the apartment and within 5 stops you are on the Waterlooplein, Nieuwmarkt or Central Station.
It is a calm yet atmospheric residential area with a diverse population of singles, yuppies, students, artists and families. Right around the corner runs the Amstel river where you can enjoy beautiful views of the Magere Brug ('Skinny bridge') and typical picturesque canal houses and houseboats.
A stroll along the green strip that runs beside the Amstel takes you right into the heart of the city. There are many nice bars and restaurants to explore including the popular rugged yet classy industrial club & restaurant Trouw.
For food shopping there is a large supermarket just around the corner but for more fun and tasty food shopping close by you can go the the lively area "De Pijp" with the famous Albert Cuyp market. It's one of the largest markets in Europe where you can find anything from exotic foods and eateries, traditional Dutch cheese or herring and all kinds of artistic clothing, furniture and crafts.
On Waterlooplein you find the Fleamarket where you find stuff like second hand and vintage clothing, jewelry, rare books and decorative accessories. You can also find a good bike rental here.
The Nieuwmarkt is the oldest part of Amsterdam. In this area you find the red light district, many bars, coffeeshops and bakeries as well the chinatown area where you can enjoy low budget yet very delicious oriental and fusion meals. On saturday there is an organic farmer's market with many tasty delicacies.