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Christianshavn by the Canal/Metro

Bedrooms 1
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 30 nights


About the property

Charming, well-appointed apartment in the trendy district of Christianshavn

This dream of a big-city apartment is located in a classic 17th-century grade II listed town house-located on the 2nd floor with its own entrance and private use of both kitchen and bath. Both the living room, dining room and bedroom are decorated with an eye for both atmosphere and comfort. If you appreciate class and style you will most certainly feel at home, also for longer stays. The apartment is located right at Christianshavns Canal, in a neighbourhood which counts both cosy cafes, bars and internationally recognized gourmet restaurants and green oases. Short distance to Copenhagen's most famous sights, good transport links to both the airport and train station, making the apartment a perfect base for both holiday and business trips.

Guests have free access to their own floor with bath, kitchen, living room, dining area and bedroom. There are two large electrically adjustable beds in the bedroom. Functional kitchen with all facilities including dishwasher, nespresso coffee machine, kettle, oven/microwave and all in glass, porcelain and cutlery. Wi-fi internet access and TV. Dressing gowns, hairdryer and ironing board/iron are also at your disposal.

Landlord lives in the property and is present upon arrival and departure. Can be contacted during your stay.

More Details

Birgitte Douglas
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, danish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 28, 2017


Christianshavn Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Lavatory paper, fresh handmade soap & towels
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Electrically adjustable beds
  • The bedroom is equipped with electrically adjustable beds, hair dryer, bed clothes and dressing gowns.
  • Books ...
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
What to expect on arrival.: Bathroom - fresh Danish handmade soap, liquid soap & toilet paper.Large bath towels & hand towels. Bedroom - Dressing gowns, linen, hairdryer. Kitchen - Fully equipped plus tea, coffee, sugar, sweet tablets, salt & pepper, washing up liquid, kitchen paper, dishwasher tablets, tea towels, iron. Your own 3D map of Cph.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(58 traveler reviews)

Christianshavn by the Canal/Metro
average rating of 4.965517 based on 58 reviews
San Antonio and New York City

Look no further..Spacious, spotless, cozy/PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough wonderful things about this property and about the owners, Birgitte and Eva! I had the feeling that no one had ever stayed here before us. It was spotlessly clean, welcoming and had every little thing you could possible think of. I learned the Danish word hygge (pronounced “HUE-gah”) means creating a warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with good people. This place has it in spades! In addition to the wonderful space, it is also located across the street from a fantastic grocery store and also a bakery. Within a 3-4 minute walk are two restaurants that we particularly enjoyed, Cafe Wilder and Sankt Annae 8.

Also, we followed Birgitte's directions taking the metro from the airport and we were at their front door within 15 minutes. Take one metro and when you get off you cross the street and you're there! We both enjoy walking and were able to walk to every single place we wanted to visit. Take my advice, stay here and you will have a wonderful time filled with hygge!

Thank you, again Birgitte and Eva for the pleasure of staying in your home and for the great conversation! Hopefully we will be seeing you again in February! Kevin & Thomas

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfection in Copenhagen! Book now!

  • 5 of 5

With my daughter studying in Copenhagen for the fall semester, I decided to visit her during the traditional American holiday of Thanksgiving. For two months I perused hotel after hotel listing, and although many of these listings looked nice, the majority of the reviews noted that the hotel rooms were small and spaces were tight. So I decided to look at listings on HomeAway to see if an apartment might provide the space I was looking for. Additionally, I was thinking that I might want to cook a traditional Thanksgiving meal for my daughter and some of her college friends who were also away from home, so an apartment with a kitchen might be the best fit.

You should know that I have booked other stays through HomeAway, and I always carefully read the guests reviews as an important measure of the quality of the rental. I have never seen more glowing reviews than I read on this one, so I decided to book it.

Well, I am here to tell you that even with all of the glowing reviews written before mine, I still was unprepared for how wonderful this rental and its hosts are!!!

Brigitte and Eva lovingly maintain a stunning, sunny, cozy and carefully restored apartment that is located in a vibrant and conveniently located part of Copenhagen. If you stay here, you will get the sense of the real Copenhagen and will feel a part of this beautiful city. The fact that the Metro station is just across the street means that you can get to any part of the city within minutes with this very efficient and prompt public transportation system.

As others have said, the apartment is absolutely beautiful and full of light and the photos on this site well represent what you will find.

What I would also like to share with you is the amazing generosity and humanity both Brigitte and Eva showed us during our stay. As I explained, it was my hope to put on a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for my daughter and her friends. These ladies did everything possible to help me bring this dream to fruition! Although the kitchen in this apartment is beautifully stocked, they provided me with additional silverware, dishes, bowls, and wine glasses for the number of guests I had. They also provided more chairs, elegant platters, serving pieces, and even a gravy boat! And when the 15-pound turkey wouldn't fit in the apartment's oven, they opened their apartment to me to cook it in their larger oven! So stop looking any further for a place to stay in Copenhagen - you have found the perfect spot! :)

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Copenhagen apartment!

  • 5 of 5

We loved Birgitte's apartment! It's very well equipped and the views from living room are wonderful. It felt like such a comfortable and warm place to stay, with absolutely everything we needed. The location is great, short walk to town and very close to lots of other attractions. Having a canal right outside the living room made for such a special feeling. The apartment was also clean, spacious and welcoming.

Birgitte was an amazing host. So kind to us and very patient, warm and welcoming with lots of great tips.

We adored Copenhagen and our visit was made even more special by staying in such a nice apartment with such a helpful host. We'd recommend the apartment to anyone and hope to return again soon!

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great apartment

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed out stay at Douglas Apartment and hope to return next year. Booking was easy and Birgitte was very quick to reply to emails. Birgitte made us feel very welcome and the tour that she gave us when we arrived was helpful so we knew where everything was. The lounge is spacious and light and the kitchen is well equipped including a Nespresso coffee machine. The apartment is only fifteen minutes from the airport by metro and nearby there are coffee shops, a delicious bakery and restaurants. We enjoyed visiting the botanical gardens, swimming in the outdoor pool at Islands Brygge and kayaking.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Cannot imagine a better place to stay in Copenhagen. The apartment is ideally located on a busy (but quiet) street, with famous bakery diagonally across the street, and a metro station, bus stop, and supermarket within a block. The apartment is large with plenty of daylight and is very well equipped. It is one floor up via a steep but manageable stairway with sturdy railing. The owner lives in the apartment above, and operates the store below, which handles many attractive items, some of which you will find in the apartment. The owner could not be more generous, kind, friendly and helpful.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Convenient location. Great pastry shop, metro, grocery store, and restaurants all steps away from the front door. The owners, Birgitte and Eva, are both great hosts with superb hospitality skills. They are always willing to answer any questions you may have and continually go out of their way to make sure your visit to Copenhagen is the best. The beds were the most comfortable beds I have ever slept in. The apartment was well maintained and very clean. There is city noise (if you open the windows) due to the great location of being in the center of the city, but if you keep the windows closed then all is fine. We enjoyed our stay and meeting Birgitte and Eva. They are both very kind and wonderful people.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Kastrup Airport - 14 min by metro
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Nearest Ferry
100 Metres
Canal Tours
Nearest Golf
4.7 Kilometres
Royal Golf Club 4,7 km - 15 min by car
Nearest Train
75 Metres
Metro Station Christianshavn - 50 meters
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
2 minutes
Nearest Beach
4.5 Kilometres
Amager beach park - 10 min by metro
Car: not necessary

Beautiful well-appointed apartment in the charming and trendy district of Christianshavn, directly by the Canal. The apartment is restored in 2013. Modern facilities furnished with a sense of atmosphere and comfort. Only 75 metres to the Metro. Copenhagen Airport in only 15 minutes. Close to Tivoli and shopping.

The area is booming with cosy cafes, bars and restaurants including 3 with Michelin stars - Noma, Kadeau and Era Ora.


Rates & Availability

Christianshavn Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 13 2017 - Apr 30 2018
30 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Rengøring $0
Refundable damage deposit $175.26
Pet Fee $43.81

Deposit in case of damages payable in cash upon arrival. Deposit will be repayed upon delivery of the keys.
Final cleaning is included in the price.
Dogs are welcome by prior arrangement with the landlord.
Please note there is an extra charge of 300 for final cleaning after dogs.
Dog minding can be arranged.
CHECKIN 15.00 and CHECKOUT 11.00, unless otherwise agreed

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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