Located in the centre of old town Haarlem and within walking distance to everything this lovely city has to offer, is this quaint 150-200 year-old townhouse that is fully-equipped with modern conveniences to allow you to appreciate it's old-style charm in comfort.
The entire house is available to you when you select this property and it can accommodate up to 4 people. Downstairs is a modern and stylish dining and kitchen area, with French doors that open out onto a private garden courtyard, complete with 2 bicycles for guests to use during their stay. Guests can also relax in the lounge area and there is an electrical fireplace which adds a charming ambiance to the room.
Upstairs, there is a modern bathroom, european laundry and a spacious light-filled loft bedroom with an adjacent sitting area which can be converted into a comfortable second bedroom.
You can also make use of all the amenities provided, including 2 bicycles, central heating, high-speed WiFi, stereo system, fully-equipped modern kitchen, dishwasher, microwave/oven, coffee-makers, alarm clock, washing machine, clothes dryer and BBQ! We also provide all towels and linen.
We also have a baby-bed for hire at 15 euros per stay.
Haarlem is a beautiful cobble-stoned city, 15 minutes by train from the centre of Amsterdam (with trains leaving every 10-15 minutes) and with a direct connection to Schiphol airport. The popular beach village of Zandvoort is also only 15 minutes by train from the city centre and Haarlem is very central for day trips throughout the Netherlands with excellent road and train systems and extensive bicycle routes.
Haarlem is the provincial capital of North Holland, located on the banks of the Spaarne river and is a relaxed city, full of picturesque canals, a maze of narrow medieval streets, hidden gardens, quality restaurants and many of the best dutch museums. The city is also a historical beer brewing centre has a lively culture and active nightlife.
A one minute walk from the house will lead you to ‘Kleine Houtstraat', a pretty boutique shopping street voted to be the best in The Netherlands many times.
Haarlem is perfect for a romantic getaway as well as partygoers and makes an excellent base for visitors to Amsterdam and other surrounding areas, as well as being a great destination in itself, with everything you could want at your doorstep.
Nature is just a short bike ride away and the dunes surrounding the beach village of Zandvoort are very picturesque.
Buses and trains are just a short walk from the house. The neighbourhood is quiet and Haarlem is a safe city to walk at night time. We also provide 2 bicycles for guest's use and there are more available to hire within the city, however the house is very central and accessible to the city by foot.
Paid parking is available in the carpark directly next door. Free parking is also available within a quick 5 minute walk.
The train station is located on the other side of the city centre and is a 10-15 minute walk or quick bus ride.
We are travelers ourselves and we know how difficult communication can be in a foreign country and that transport delays can occur. For this reason, we have a locked keybox check-in system that will allow you to arrive at a time that suits you (within our advised times), without needing to stay in contact with your arrival time.
We are readily available to answer any questions you may have and have included a neighbourhood guide of recommendations in the local area both in the house and in the Hospitality section of this website.
You can also find answers to many questions you may have provided in a guidebook inside the house and on our page on Facey /CharmingHouseHaarlem
Other Things to Note:
Please ensure you book for the correct amount of guests when booking, as we have additional charges for more than 2 guests, including children. We have additional costs and cleaning times and taxes, so we appreciate your honesty and fairness.
We also have a baby-bed for hire at 20 euros per stay.
Sorry, we cannot accept any pets.
***Please be aware if booking with children or elderly people, that we have very steep traditional dutch stairs that may prove a mobility issue. Please see the photographs as a reference before booking. However, we have had many senior guests and children that haven't found this to be an issue and embrace them as part of the charm of living like the dutch. :)***