The studio is located on the ground floor of an old building, in an idyllic street. In the center, yet quiet. Fully equipped and with space for two people. A sitting room with TV, DVD, WiFi, a comfortable bed, dining table and fully equipped kitchen. Behind the house is a small courtyard. Breakfast you can make yourself ready, more fun it is to walk in the same town. Around the corner, at Anne & Max, they serve a wonderful breakfast where you because you're staying in short stay White Men get 10% discount!
studio apartment in city center Haarlem (free wifi)
Nicole van der Meulen
- english, german, dutch
- Calendar last updated:
- 10 Dec 2018
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
The location cannot be beat!
This property is located on a quiet, quaint street in central old town Haarlem, a short 10-minute walk from the train station. While the apartment itself could use an update and a thorough cleaning, we were able to overlook those shortcomings because of the excellent location that put us right in the thick of shops, restaurants, cafes and museums. It's only a 5 minute walk to the local grocery store, movie theatre or town square. We loved Haarlem -- glad we did not stay in Amsterdam! We easily caught a train or bus to the airport, Amsterdam, the beach and the quaint little town of Edam (highly recommend).
Nicole was always very responsive and provided all necessary, detailed information. There are guidebooks about Haarlem and other locations in The Netherlands, along with various tips available in the apartment, too. We were there Saturday - Wednesday. There were others staying in the apartment above us over the weekend, and they were a little loud in the evening and mornings, but we were able to sleep well enough. After they left on Sunday, the apartment was very quiet and peaceful.
The apartment needs fresh paint, new kitchen caulking, repaired/replaced refrigerator, updated/cleaned furniture, better lighting and a really good floor scrubbing. The bed coverlet pictured in the photo was stained and torn, so we moved it off the bed. The duvet cover and sheets were fresh and the bed was comfortable enough. There is a broken dining room light fixture which adds to the overall slightly dingy feeling. The towels were threadbare and dingy, too. The shower and hot water worked well, but the bathroom needs more hooks for towel drying. The washer/dryer worked, but it was difficult to reach inside because it is located in a hard to reach corner with kitchen cabinet blocking access. And better directions for using the dryer function on the washer would be much appreciated by those of us who don't use European appliances. Viewing a few YouTube videos didn't give explicit directions either, but I was finally able to figure it out.
If a plush setting is important to you, this apartment might not be the best fit. But if you are like us and plan to spend most of your time outside the apartment soaking in the sights and sounds of Haarlem and beyond, then it will work well for you. Would we stay again? Yes, if we were unable to find a comparable available apartment in this great location. But we hope some of its negatives would be fixed before we return
Great location in Haarlem. You will not need a car to get around - bus and trains are nearby and Amsterdam is just 15 minutes away. Many restaurants and sightseeing are nearby as well as a grocery store and shops for convenience. The apartment is clean, well appointed and Nicole is fabulous - helpful, easy going, friendly and accommodating. My only issue was with the pendant lamps over the dining table, we kept hitting our heads on them and it appeared other guests had similar issues since all 3 lamps had varying degrees of cracks in them. Aside from this minor issue, we had a lovely time in this studio apartment in beautiful Haarlem. Thank you Nicole for a lovely stay! You will not regret choosing to book here.
Small but perfect!
Incredibly convenient for Haarlem and Amsterdam. We thoroughly recommend this studio apartment, all you need for 2 persons, facilities and decor excellent, in a quiet convenient area. Nicole was an excellent host, prompt to respond and extremely helpful. Amsterdam is only 15min away by train, but Haarlem is well worth spending time in. The Teylers Museum is exceptional, with a unique collection of fossils and early scientific instruments. If you buy an I-amsterdam card, some of the attractions in Haarlem are included (eg the Franz Hals Museum and the Teylers). A great place to stay, away from the Amsterdam crowds. Thank you Nicole for your kind help!
Thank you so much for your stay and good to hear that you had a great time in the apartment!
Fantastic Location & Friendly Owner
Most Definitely recommend this studio , located in a quaint town of Haarlem with beautiful restaurants & superb for shopping & have to add the wee chip shop on the corner best chips ever , only 15 minutes by train to Amsterdam City Centre. The studio itself was equipped with everything one requires from hairdryer , cooking facilities , washing machine, wi-fi , flat screen t.v etc the list go,es on not to mention the welcome we received from the owner herself Nicole , she was very Hospitable , Friendly & Very Informative. Myself & 2 friends visited here & fell in love with it instantly, especially Haarlem . We Most certainly will be returning , Thank,s Again Nicole xxx
Great location and host!
I can't recommend this property enough! The location is fantastic - right in central Haarlem within walking distance to the centraal station and the square. The apartment is cozy and easy to get to. Also, Nicole is a great host - very responsive and helpful!
Lovely Studio Apartment in Haarlem
The apartment was tastefully furnished, and had almost every accessory we could think of: pans, utensils, coffee maker, flat screen TV, WiFi, etc. The location was excellent - close to a large Albert Heijn grocery store, many restaurants and pubs, a ten minute walk to the train station, and there was an excellent fried potato shop on the corner!
Checkin and checkout was done via a keybox using a code supplied by the owner, so arriving late or checking out early in the morning was no problem. The apartment was clean, and the owner replied to our emailed questions promptly.
All in all, it was an excellent choice, and we would recommend it in an instant.
The studio is located on the ground floor of an old building, in an idyllic street. In the center, yet quiet in a street with two courtyards and a Lutheran church. Around the corner is located downtown.