About this listing
Fantastic view & right in the city centre. Everything you could need for a Fantastic stay.
There are 2 chairs which fold out into 2 low firm beds to be seen in the photos. these are the 2 extra beds which are Not suitable for the tall and heavy :0)
Our brand new apartment high up in the 22 storey "Karel Doorman" has all you need for a very comfortable stay in Rotterdam. It offers amazing views of the trendy Rotterdam South area and the famous Erasmus bridge from the sun filled semi enclosed ( with glass) balcony, and a great view of the city centre from the northern balcony.
This top location is 4 minutes walk from most theatres, movie theatres and restaurants.
Travel to the studio see Getting around under "The Neighboorhood"
Our Studio apartment is fully furnished and all linnens are provided.The fully equiped kitchen also includes a dishwasher and washingmachine dryer. So you have all the comforts of home. As extra there is a smart flatscreen TV with internet, plug ins for your iphone or ipad, and a dvd player. There is also Wifi for your computer and an extra TV and dvd player in the bedroom area.
For the coffee lovers we have a nespresso machine :0)
For the extra sleeping accomodation the 2 convertable chairs in the living room can be turned into a chaise longue or 2 beds which are firm and low as shown in the photos.They are not suitable for very tall or heavy guests.
The large partially glassed in balcony with it's amazing views of the south of Rotterdam is a wonderful place to sit in the sun on a sunny day. Even on a cold sunny day, the temperature on the balcony can rise to 26 degrees.
And if that is not enough then there is the glassed in roof garden on the 14th floor for your enjoyment or the fully equiped gym with large sauna open 24 hours a day.
Situated in the heart of the city. It is only 6 minutes walk to Central Station and Schouwburgplein which is host to the Pathé movie complex with it's 7 movie theatres, the Doelen concert venue hosting world renown classical artists, Codarts music, dance and circus academy and the Schouwburg Theatre.
To shop you need only go to ground level to be in the heart of the downtown shopping area which is a host to all the leading brand names.
Rotterdam is a bustling modern city but when you cross the road you will find yourself in the historical Oude Binnenweg. Here you will find numerous cafe's, bars florist and restaurants dotted between the quirky little stores holding unique and creative gifts.
Don't feel like cooking ? You are surrounded by restaurants ranging from takeaway Asian to top of the bill restaurants. We have made a list of our favourites in our information guide.
If you feel like venturing out further you can take the nearby tram or metro and cross the Erasmus bridge to the new and trendy "Kop Van Zuid". Here you will find the famous Hotel New York, in times gone by the Holland America Line building, and now an amazing restaurant. The new Luxor Theatre, photo museum, and the Lantaren Venster "art house " theatre are also in this area .
What makes our apartment so unique? It is warm and cozy tastefully furnished with romantic lighting and very clean :0)
The kitchen cupboards have all the basics like oils and spices, plus many extras so you don't need to race out and go shopping or buy things you can't take back home with you. You can stay in and watch a movie in the living room or in the bedroom as both have a dvd player. I have left some of my favourites :0) . Across the road is a large store which is open till 22:00 with hundreds of films to chose from.
Need some exercise or just want to sit and chat together in the sauna, then I would suggest the gym. All included in the price!
But even better still you can go downstairs into Rotterdam's night life :0) everything within walking distance.
We are looking forward to welcoming you to our skyline haven :0)
Discount parking cards can be obtained ahead of time by making an online reservation. Go to the website of interparking rotterdam and chose ONLINE RESERVATION. Chose hotel parking and follow all the instructions.
The parking garage is "lijnbaan parkeergarage" Crispijn straat
Rotterdam . The apartment building entrance is on the corner of the Karel Doormanstraat and the Crispijnstraat .
We can also offer an inside parking place in the apartment building giving the freedom to go in and out when you please. It is reached by a "car lift" which takes you to the 4th floor. The cost is 25 euro per 24 hours and must be booked after making your airbnb booking. It is subject to availability. So no promises as we have 2 studios in this building :0)
P.S.We only respond to those whose pofiles are complete with photos of the guests staying and a some information on who you are. All this makes airbnb a concept where inviting people to share your homes becomes a great experience for all.
** Please note that the standard price for 2 people is for the use of a double bed. Not a twin bed .
If there are 2 people and you would like to use a seperate bed we will charge an extra 25 euros for the extra linnens. This is also the case for the baby bed with linnens.
This may be paid on arrival :0)
Here are some restaurant suggestions.
Old dutch bar great food good price and mostly home made. Try grilled beef with Spanish pepper and garlic or a sandwich or salad. Try the Belgium beer“la Chouffe" Get a table upstairs. Very oldy worldy. :0)
Hope you find something you like :0)
You have access to the gym with sauna and the fabulous roof terrace :0)
Interaction with guests
We will be there to check you in and show you the studio. and you can call us whenever you need assistance :0) we live 20 kilometers away but work in the city at 5 minutes walk. You can see our architectural practice from the balcony :0)
Other things to note
If you want to rent a good bike please go the bike rental office next to Central station.
We love our skyline haven and would like to keep it as a place where people can enjoy their time in Rotterdam. Please leave the apartment as you found it, Enjoy your time and be mindful of others.
p.s. there is NO SMOKING allowed inside .
There are ashtrays outside but please do not empty them into the bins inside during your stay. You may empty the ash into the bin bags just before leaving and deposit the bags into the containers downstairs near the lift!
Unfortunately we have had guests who have been smoking
softdrugs on the balconies which is disturbing to the neighbours. So this is NOT permitted.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.
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We are a happy easy going couple, Nico is an architect and I trained to be a nurse many years ago :0) We love travelling and enjoy meeting people.
We have many interests eg biking, singing, music (all sorts from classical to contemporary gospel, good architecture, reading and from time to time watching a good film. Some favourites are Shine, The Kings Speech, Faith like Potatoes, the Bucket List and The Boy in the Striped Pygamas.
I have spent many years organizing architectural tours all over the world and enjoy being active! My work now is with Stichting Hand one day a week and looking after my airbnb guests. I'm looking forward to hosting you in one of our many rooms and studios.
We have a pension fund and have houses, rooms and studios which we rent out for short or long term. Feel free to get in contact with us if you are looking for a place to stay :-)
For those wishing to use our accomodations we only
share our home with those who have a profile photo and share something about themselves :o)