great temporary 'home'
great temporary 'home'
Submitted: July 25, 2012
Stayed: June 2012
we spent 5 weeks in israel with 2 kids (9 and 12), and were looking for a home base. this apartment was fantastic!! not only is the apartment great, but the property managers made our stay really wonderful - super responsive, easy to reach, available for anything.
the apartment was recently remodeled. one point to keep in mind, seems like all of tel aviv is being remodeled constantly, including apartments in this building and next door. the workweek starts sunday through friday from 7:30 (!) but this is probably the case in all of tel aviv...
each bedroom has 2 twin beds, which we pushed together. each bedroom has its own A/C unit and TV. plenty of linens and towels. one bedroom is in the back of the building and relatively quiet - this bedroom has a bathroom attached (with shower stall). the second bedroom is on the street, and could hear some street noise (but not terribly loud/ very main street).
the two full bathrooms were a huge plus. the main bathroom has a shower-over-tub, and the other bathroom (attached to the back bedroom) has a shower stall. one of the bathrooms (the one with the tub) doesn't have an outside window - instead, there's a window that opens into the OTHER bathroom (which then has an outside window). a little strange, but works to vent steam. the main bathroom also has a washer/ dryer - small for US standards :-) but very convenient.
kitchen includes fridge/ freezer, oven, gas stove, microwave, elecric kettle. stocked with all the basic needs (silverware, dishes, some pots/ pans). no serving dishes/ utensils - so don't expect to host a dinner party here :-) - also no storage containers. but for a 'vacation kitchen' totally OK.
nice to have a balcony overlooking the street, but in june/ july the heat/ humidity mean you're not spending too much time hanging out on the balcony...all rooms have A/C so super-comfy inside. TV with cable and wifi as well, and the best convenience was a parking lot a block away. the manager (nick) arranged a long-term parking spot for us for a great deal, which is highly recommended for those renting a car here!
lastly, the neighborhood was really fantastic - a block from famous basel square, with lots of great cafes, ice cream, boutiques, gourmet grocery and bakery. also a few blocks from a big grocery (super sal) and the apartment has shopping 'carts' to use, too. walking distance to the beach and the new 'namal'.
all in all, we would definitely come back!!
Owner's Response: Hi Iris,
Thank you for your review, we will be happy to accommodate you in our apartments in the future.
See you soon.
Nick and Joseph
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