My apartment is located on the top two floors (no elevator/lift) of a quiet 4-story residential building, on a side street of the Prinsengracht canal, one bridge from the Anne Frank house. I offer an upstairs bedroom overlooking an inner courtyard.
EXCELLENT location: 15 - 20 minutes walking from Central Station Amsterdam. From Schiphol airport, approximately 1 hour from the time you land to when you arrive at my apt. (If you are travelling with a LARGE suitcase, please book somewhere else...)
2-night minimum booking.
Please check calendar for availability. I generally keep it up to date.
My apartment is a quiet and relaxing oasis, in the center of the best that Amsterdam has to offer.
My apartment is located on the top two floors (no elevator/lift) of a quiet 4-storey residential building, on a side street of the Prinsengracht canal, one bridge from the Anne Frank house.
I offer an upstairs bedroom overlooking an inner courtyard with a super comfortable double bed (NO kitchen facilities). The room is suitable for 1 or 2 people. There is also a hall leading into the bedroom with a wardrobe and extra cupboard for your things. The apartment entrance leads directly to the upstairs area where the room is, so when you come and go, you have your privacy. The room is small...and not suitable for guests with large suitcases(!) If you have a large suitcase, please book somewhere else...I would suggest somewhere in the Jordaan if possible.
Flexible check-in and check-out times in consultation. You can leave your bags in the apt. on your day of departure, and return to collect them when you are leaving Amsterdam: simply leave the keys, and close the door - it locks automatically. You can basically check-out whenever you want. I only ask that the room is available around 12:00 on your day of departure so that I can prepare it for the next guests.
I would also like to mention that I have a dog, who stays downstairs with me.
You will receive further details (phone/address) and info on getting to my house, etc. after you have booked. The information is provided by Airbnb on your booking ITINERARY PAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!! Please read all the info.
Payment received for your accommodation includes all associated taxes. As of February 2015, Airbnb collects the 5.5 percent tourist tax for this listing separately.
Rental includes use of the upstairs bedroom and shared bathroom (no kitchen facilities), which I only use for showering. (I have an extra toilet on lower floor.) There are bathroom supplies available including a blow-dryer, shampoo/rinse, shower gel, cotton makeup-remover pads, and toothpaste. All linens and towels are provided, of course.
There are no kitchen facilities available with the room. There is a hot water cooker in the room to make tea or coffee/hot chocolate, and 'picnic' supplies for you including plastic plates and bowls, silverware, corkscrew, and napkins. I always put a pitcher of water, cups and glasses in room. There are lots of charming cafe's and restaurants for breakfast (Yum+ : Cafe Letting!!), lunch, and dinner directly available in my lovely neighborhood.
There is an outdoor sitting area downstairs on the back side of the apartment with a table and chairs, overlooking the inner courtyard. It is available at anytime, and has sun in the late afternoon...when we have sun!
Interaction with Guests
I spend most of my time on the lower floor, so the upstairs bedroom offers you privacy!
My home is in the Jordaan quarter, in the heart of Amsterdam, and one of the most picturesque parts of the city with its historical architecture, canals, and charming views. The Jordaan is known and enjoyed for its eclectic potpourri of shops, cafes, and galleries.
The central location is truly ideal and offers you Amsterdam at your doorstep. Almost all of the sites of Amsterdam are within easy and scenic walking distance.
On Mondays until 13:00 (with Flea Market) and Saturdays until 16:00 (with Farmer's Market), there are outdoor street markets just around the corner from my house, and they shouldn't be missed! Both markets offer interesting wares, some great people-watching, and a chance to experience local life firsthand!
Public transportation is easily accessible (within a few blocks), and my home is a 15-minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station.
Respectful and quiet. You can of course, come and go as you please.
Please treat the apartment with care, and keep in mind that you have neighbors.
The apartment is a regular home in a quiet residential building. It is not an after-hours club - so no parties, no loud music, etc.
We reserve the right to remove you from the apartment if you do not follow these guidelines.
Carolyn was an awesome host! I would definitely recommend to stay at hers, I might even come back myself!
The neighborhood was safe and was at a nice location - just nice, not too busy and not deserted either. Perfect if you're planning to walk or cycle around Amsterdam.
She provided me with everything I needed and was super friendly :)
Carolyn is by far the best host we've ever had using AirBnb. She is very nice and keen to help. At the beginning she gave us full instructions of how the house worked and everything had the highest standard ever, much better than a hotel. The room was clean, confortable and warm. Bathroom amazing and we even had a "lunch" space with cookies and different kind of tea.
The house is very well located, very close to anne frank museum, which was very helpful to orientate ourselves inside the city.
Thank you for everything Carolyn.
Nos alojamos mi pareja y yo en casa de Carolyn un par de noches y la experiencia fue inmejorable. La habitación se encuentra en un vecindario tranquilo y es muy acogedora, limpia, luminosa (¡si se tiene la suerte de tener un día soleado!), confortable y tiene todo lo necesario. Además, la situación es muy céntrica pero a la vez en una calle sin mucho ajetreo. El trato de Carolyn fue exquisito en todo momento, ya que es atenta y muy simpática y amable (¡y con buen sentido del humor!). Sin duda, repetiríamos en caso de volver a Amsterdam.
My friend and I had a wonderful stay at Carolyn’s! She’s a very welcoming and helpful host. She made us feel at home the very first second and suggested us lots of interesting places to visit in Amsterdam. Her room was clean and cosy, with everything you need to enjoy your stay. The location was perfect as well (central and in a very quiet area). We couldn’t wish for a better host and we warmly recommend her to everybody! Thank you for everything Carolyn and hope to see you again soon!
Mon amie et moi même avons passé un agréable séjour chez Carolyn qui nous a accueilli les bras ouverts. Très belle chambre, appartement proche du centre d'Amsterdam et quartier très calme.
Une très bonne adresse pour passer de bon moments à Amsterdam.
Carolyn was a very welcoming host. Explained everything and made us feel very comfortable in her house. The neighbourhood was great and the room was clean and warm. It was the best place we stayed in our trip in Europe
Carolyn is very welcoming, friendly and helpful host. She makes you feel at home in 5min :) her place is perfectly located, very quiet and clean! The room is bright, neat and tidy ( bathroom, as well ). Absolute privacy! We adored staying with Carolyn and warmly recommend her place! Thanx for everything, hope to see you very soon!
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