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August 30, 2016
눉The double bed in the apartment is awful. It is more like a bunk bed for kids, only the bottom bunk is a bit wider. It was uncomfortably short for me (metal bars at the feet), but it was unbearable for my partner, who is a tall man. We had to take the mattresses from the beds and sleep on the living room floor.
눇The cafe across the street has a lovely terrace and great breakfast/lunch.
July 13, 2016
눉Our apartment faced the side of the road, so you could hear the cars very well. And since the windows don't have curtains on, the street light is very visible in the room. Was a bit anxious that I wouldn't be able to fall asleep, but the tiredness of a walking day did its magic. Shower gel would be a nice touch.
눇The host is flexible and super friendly.
June 16, 2016
눉Dessert/soup spoons, draining board, casserole dishes for small oven. Main oven was unusable, and unsafe as gas had not been tested. When asking for help it was dealt with very quickly. Shower needing refurbished
눇Bed was very comfortable. Good location. Layout of flat
June 4, 2016
눉Double bed was terrible. Thin foam mattress and not big enough for 2 people. Bathroom was through one of the bedrooms - extremely inconvenient. Decoration is very tired - feels run down; not like the pictures. A lot of kitchen equipment was missing.
눇Convenient location, reasonable size of apartment. We could park our bikes inside.
May 15, 2016
눉Having to leave.
눇The property was advertised as B+B but we actually had the run of a sitting room and kitchen as well. The location was excellent and the hosts very happy to do all they could to make us comfortable.
May 4, 2016
눉Horrible! This place is awful! Dirty, smells horrible, cold. We had to put a jumper on as it was really cold during the night. Very unfriendly staff! Definitely NO!!!
April 23, 2016
눉The room was OK but the shower in the room has no closing door or curtain. The toilet, although private, is in the corridor outside the room which is not very comfortable when needed at night.
눇The Location is fantastic, very near the famous cheese market. Everything of interest was near by, not more than 5-10 minutes walk. Breakfast was OK.
August 26, 2015
눉The two boxes ofouse poison that we found in apartment No sink in bathroom Terrace dangerous for children and adults The owner avoided you Neglected place
눇Location spot on. Alkmaar is a beautiful place. The B and B was right by the canal and close to town centre.
August 25, 2015
눉We were given a sort of garage as an apartment where the bedrooms and the two bathrooms had no windows at all. Moreover we had been rudely accused to have caused the interruption of elettricity we suffered most probably due to an improper power system. The staff entered the apartment without knocking at the door and using other keys. The following morning we had the unpleasant surprise of water dripping from all over the ceiling and had to argue when we informed them we intended to leave the acccomodation as they asked full payment although the apartment was not serviceable. We finally agreed to pay the first night only and staresti in a wonderful 4* hotel in Alkmaar for about the same price.
July 22, 2015
눉There were holes in the walls of some of the hotel rooms, that opened out into the hallway so we felt a bit exposed. Also, in the room I stayed in there was no door to the shower! It just opened into the main sleeping quarters. Lastly, the manager was either very stressed or just naturally...sketchy. He practically threw us out of our rooms early to accommodate other guests (and this was three hours prior to check-out time. He basically asked us to pack up and leave.)
눇Loved that it was on the river right near the center of town.
May 5, 2015
눉We booked two rooms for two couples and there was no indication on the reservation that we would be sharing a bathroom, but that was the case. Our rooms were on the third floor, with a very steep stairway. I would not recommend it for the elderly or anyone with a lot of luggage. The bed was okay but the linens were awful and the towel was so stiff and scratchy that we elected not to shower there. There is no close by parking. We parked across the canal and took a short free ferry to the B&B.
눇Location for seeing the cheese market or old town is perfect. Jacob checked us in and was very helpful on where to go and what to see.
February 13, 2017
눇We stayed in apartment 4, which was warm and quiet, so excellent for a good night sleep :).
September 22, 2016
눉I suggest coming without car as parking is some distance away
눇The location is perfect
September 1, 2016
눇I like the simplicity. its not 5* bur don't worry!
July 30, 2016
눇Very nice flat with the upper floor to our selves.
July 14, 2016
눇Very cosy B&B in a historic building with lots of charm. Very helpful and friendly staff.
May 10, 2016
눉Not enough hot water for showers.
눇Breakfast was great. Location was perfect. Loved the funky decor and the creatively arranged accommodations.
April 9, 2016
눇Owner very informative and helpful. Free wifi, sitting room cooking facilities available if required.
October 16, 2015
눇very nice owner,and beautiful big comfy place and exellent location in the city centre
September 22, 2015
눉- loud - cars riding through the street - unconfortable bed
눇- very friendly personnel - close to city center - freaky furnishing
September 16, 2015
눉Room not ensuite
눇Communal lounge and facilities really good. Great views of canal.
August 30, 2015
눇Edwin made us very welcome. Great location. Secure storage for our bikes too. Lovely breakfast. Really helpful staff. Well recommended.
July 29, 2015
눉We did not like to share the toilet and bathroom with other people. The parking was a problem too.
눇The location was excellent.
June 19, 2015
눇Very clean, very friendly service and unique decorative character
May 10, 2015
눉It was quite cold during the night and beds / matraces are highly uncomfortable.
눇Great location, interesting vintage equipment.
April 28, 2015
눇We were even able to hire bikes from Edwin.
June 24, 2014
눉Because it is so different and interesting, you don't get all the things you might expect. Like a wardrobe in the bedroom, or a sink in the bathroom in our case. But still well worth a visit.
눇A really different, interesting set-up in an excellent location
June 1, 2014
눇Very quaint and friendly environment that gives you the ability to interact with other guests in friendly environment. Great location on the canal of the town.
May 11, 2014
눉If you are disabled, choose something else. I'm disabled, I loved it!
눇The rooms are all different and very personal. Everything might not be as expected, but when you reflect a little you find it much better. You are in the middle of the history of Alkmaar. The staff is extremely friendly.
March 28, 2014
눉Bathroom..no wash basin.No hand towels.Mirror too high.Needs new shower screen. Sleeping area..Very steep stair/ladder access to very low ceilinged bedroom. Two ladies,each 153cm....heads touched ceiling !
눇warm and comfortable living area.Pleasant staff.Well fitted kitchen.
March 26, 2014
눉I was expecting a view over the canel, instead room 6 has no view at the back. Lots of steep stairs up to room 6, smell of food in the room. Parking is not easy.
March 25, 2014
눉- No free parking place in the nearest surroundings, it is necessary to cross the channel by a ferryboat. Not comfortable with many pieces of luggage like in our case; - Shared bathroom outside the room which was not mentioned in the description.
눇- Friendly and helpful staff; - Good and sufficient breakfast; - Nice and attractive location in the ancient city centre.
March 20, 2014
눉stairs to first room
눇helpful owners changed room as first unsuitable for disabled travellers space/facilities in apartments clean location central
January 1, 2014
눉Should be careful with warm water. It is coming from small tank, so you can empty the tank easily, and loose hot water. However maybe this problem is specific only for me, because of high consumption of hot water.
눇Price, staff, location
April 27, 2014
눇Great atmosfare Great location Great living room with citchen next to my toon
November 26, 2013
눇The warm welcome and the very nice staff. Alkmaar was also beautifull with all seasonlights.
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