The place is located in the heart of Amsterdam's most popular and most comfortable neighborhood, the pijp, and you would get the entire place for yourself (105 m2). It is a well-designed apartment located close to the Museumplein (Van Gogh museum, Rijksmuseum and Stedelijk Museum), the famous Leidseplein and very close to the Heinekenplein. The apartment is perfectly positioned between Amsterdam’s picturesque canal belt and the best bars and restaurants the city has to offer.
GOT A KID? We've got the place for you -- read on :
EVERYTHING IS HERE : Our ground-level apartment has most of the things you really want for your stay in Amsterdam :
high-speed WiFi internet,
2 museum passes
2 authentic Amsterdam city bicycle for your unlimited use
iPhone/MP3 stereo connections
Apple TV with the latest movies
a Nintendo WII (NTSC edition)
a Nespresso coffee machine
a large comfortable garden to eat meals outside or simply hang out in
FREE MUSEUMS AND NO WAIT : Aside from the low price (given the neighborhood) – I have 2 museum passes for you to use – this allows you to get in to just about all museums for free! For instance, if you go to the Rijksmuseum and the van Gogh museum with a friend, normally, that would cost you 60 Euros – with these passes, it would be free, and on top of that, you are allowed to skip the very long queue!
!!!Please be aware that if you like to skip the very long queue at The Anne Frank House as well you have to reserve online which costs you only 0,50 euro cent!!! Please go to their website to order online tickets and use the the option "Museum jaarkaart".
MODERN KITCHEN : The apartment features a very modern and complete kitchen with refrigerator, microwave/oven, dishwasher, grill and modern stovetop – it is a very comfortable kitchen to cook in. There is also a large supermarket very close by, and of course, the famous Albert Cuyp market is within 300 meters.
MASTER BEDROOM : The master bedroom is very spacious and the bed is extremely large (2.0m x 1.80m), soft and comfortable. The apartment is very well lit by natural light (especially in the mornings) and while smoking inside is not permitted, there is a garden, where you can go outside, hangout and enjoy the peaceful garden, and smoke whatever you like.
CHILD'S BEDROOM : We also have a smaller bedroom with two child’s bedsteads (one for a child up to the age of 2 and one for a child of age 2 till 7) and everything to take care of your baby including baby-chair and baby carriage . Also we have a separate playroom with lots of toys (up to 2 years old).
LUXURY! The bathroom is very large, with a shower and a small baby bath. Clean sheets and towels are all included, as well as universal electricity adapters for your appliances should you come from overseas. You will have a 2012 Amsterdam guidebook at your disposal and I will be able to help with suggestions depending on what you like – as I will personally greet you and make sure that you can stay in touch with me throughout your stay. My check in times are extremely flexible.
THE BEST NEIGHBORHOOD : De Pijp, known as Amsterdam's Quartier Latin, situated in the southern part of Amsterdam and a short tram ride (take tram 16, 24, or 25 from Dam Square) away from the bustle in the streets of central Amsterdam, is one of the most cosmopolitan and vibrant districts of Amsterdam. The inhabitants, the narrow streets, the many cafes and restaurants and the atmosphere of De Pijp are all reminiscent of the famous Parisian students' quarter. If this neighborhood appeals to you, and you want to stay in a modern but very comfortable apartment in the heart of the pijp, this is the place to stay for you!
Interaction with Guests
We welcome all of our guests personally and upon booking, you will hear from us about how we can keep in touch and meet at the apartment. Also, we're on standby and very responsive during your stay for any problems that may arise. On behalf of Maarten, Fred and Wietske will welcome you at the apartment. They live in Amsterdam and will welcome you and coordinate the key handover.
Other Things to Note
If you need to check in to the apartment between 9PM and midnight, this is possible, but there is an additional cost of 25 Euros, after midnight it will be 50 euros. Thank you for understanding
Please note that after your booking is confirmed you will be asked to sign a simple booking agreement/ short term rental contract between yourself and the apartment’s owner, Maarten. Also, upon check in a photo will be taken of your passport (you may also send this per email in advance)
General house rules apply to the apartment:
- No loud music, noise or other nuisance in the apartment, on the balcony or in the common space
- No smoking in the apartment or in the common entrance; on the balcony is OK
- No drugs
- No house parties, no persons permitted in the house except for the people who have booked (after midnight)
- For the loss of keys, we charge 20% of the security deposit
- CLEANING: We will take care of cleaning so no need to vacuum or mop the floor but please make sure that the dishes are done and the garbage has been put out on the street on the last pick up day (see information book in house) or dumped in a trash container outside
A nice little home away from home! The flat was well presented, light, spacious and perfectly located - De Pijp is an absolutely beautiful neighbourhood!
Staying at NYE also afforded an amazing opportunity to enjoy Amsterdam's fireworks displays.
Fred & Wietske han sido muy buenos anfitriones. Siempre tenían una respuesta rápida para mis preguntas. El propietario (Martin?) también era muy agradable. El último día nos retrasamos en el check out y no hubo ningún problema por su parte.
La situación del apartamento es perfecta . Todo lo necesario (supermercados, bares, restaurantes, parada de tranvías) a dos minutos a pie.
El apartamento estaba limpio y ordenado. Buena cocina. Baño moderno. Cama cómoda. Cuna para el bebé. Nos alojamos con nuestro hijo de un año y los tres estuvimos muy contentos.
La única pega es que los armarios estaban llenos de objetos personales del dueño y no había sitio para guardar nuestras cosas.
Por lo demás perfecto.
The host was amazing, she made us feel very welcome from the outset and checked in with us throughout the stay.
This is a lovely little apartment and the neighbourhood is lovely - quiet but still very close to the centre and the museumplein. Martijn, the owner is lovely. The apartment was perfect for travelling with a baby. The only problem was an issue on day 1 whereby Fred and Wietske hadn't informed the owner we were coming and the flat wasn't available! They managed to sort it out and give us some alternate accommodation for 1 night but it was far from ideal with a young child. So make sure you reconfirm with them a couple of times before landing up in Amsterdam. Once we got into the place it was lovely and I would highly recommend Martijn's lovely flat. Note though that there are no toiletries, not even basic shower gel so pls do carry your own - wasn't a hassle as there are supermarkets around to easily buy.
Stayed here in July 2014 with our 3 y.o. Everything was perfect from a to z. Very nice flat for anyone with a small child. Gorgeous location/neighborhood. Very Clean kitchen and bathroom.
The apartment is great, in a lively neighborhood but on a quiet side street. We had a great time, the house was very nice. We had some WiFi problems and Fred took care of it immediately.
Nice, large spacious apartment in a convenient location. Great place to stay with kids. Fred was an excellent host, went out of his way to ensure we enjoyed our stay. Would highly recommend!
This host has 368 reviews for other properties.View Other Reviews
I am a 12 year resident of Amsterdam, after moving here from the Boston area to discover my dutch roots. I have come to love my city, and it's hidden charms, and am frequently on the move. My sport and my passion is ultimate frisbee, and I spend a great deal of my time organizing one of the world's biggest and baddest ultimate frisbee tournaments. I am the type of host that likes to get involved when you need some guidance or company, and leave you to it when you want to be the intrepid explorer. Happy trails!