Comfortable, central, and simply the best hospitality
Submitted: December 10, 2012
Stayed: November 2012
We've rented apartments in several major world cities, and sorry to the rest, but we've never had such a great hostess as Monica. Our trip was an unqualified success and we owe a lot of the thanks to her and her lovely apartment. Prior to our stay she was a pleasure to deal with; timely communication and accommodating of the particular needs of our travel group. Upon arrival she was even better, if possible. Never had a landlord so pleasant and helpful in my life, and most of the people I've rented from in the past have been just lovely. Her restaurant recommendations and transit explanations were most helpful.
Modern and cozy, the place provides all you need for a great stay, and unlike many a European apartment it never feels cramped. Fixtures and supplies were all top-notch, and Monica adds great little touches that really make you feel welcome. We had all we needed to get our first day started right without having to worry about making a run to the supermarkt right out of the gate. And after a day's sightseeing and many, many miles walked, I have to admit a ground-floor apartment is a real treat, having suffered many a fourth-to-sixth floor walkup after 16 hours of the museum shuffle.
Given how centrally located the apartment is, the thing that surprised me the most was how quiet the street was. With a major thoroughfare just a block away and the Jordaan at your doorstep I figured it'd be loud, but we were never once awakened by street noise. In fact, the street is quite tranquil. So, a wonderful hostess, a peaceful night's sleep, Amsterdam's best neighborhood right outside your door, and all your transportation needs just a block away. Just about perfect.
Tourists without a Car,
Families with Teenagers,
Families with Young Children
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