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5 bedrooms

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About this listing

Located in super central A-location, across from Amsterdam CS. These two characteristic and spacious apartments from 180m2, are divided over 3 floors with 5 bedrooms, 3 private bathrooms, 4 toilets and 2 kitchens, so ideal for business travellers, families or groups.

* Contact us for special requirements or off-season specials. *

The space

This is your chance to stay in one of the oldest authentic historic buildings, in the heart of Inner City Centre Amsterdam, situated on, and with views overlooking the beautiful and famous Singel canal.

This beautiful 90m2/970ft Apartment (on the 3rd floor) and Loft (on the 4th & 5th floor), are situated in a 17th century building which is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The property has a beautiful stepped gable, old doors and large original wooden beams. Through these authentic details, you will feel like you are staying in the heart of old historic Amsterdam.

The Kobalt Inn apartments are very centrally located within walking distance of and across from Amsterdam Central Station (350 meters), on the corner of the Haarlemmerstraat, (voted best shopping street of the Netherlands 2012), with its charming shops and cafes. It is located within walking distance of the city centre attractions such as the Dam Square, Beurs van Berlage, Madame Tussaud and Jordaan area. Museums, theatres and night-life can all be found on your doorstep.

These 'boutique hotel-feel’, quiet apartments from Kobalt Inn, situated on the 3rd and 4th floor, have recently been fully renovated and have been been tastefully decorated. The walls are well insulated (so there’s no noise whatsoever from the Café on the 1st floor) and the floors are equipped with oak parquet flooring.

LOCATION:

Schiphol airport is less then 20 minutes away by train and also the RAI Convention Center is only 30 minutes by metro, which makes this central location the perfect location for both leisure and business travellers.

5-minute walk: Central Station, Lovers boating company, Mac Bike Rental.
10-minute walk: Dam square, Anne Frank House, Beurs van Berlage, Bijenkorf Department store, Madame Tussaud, The Red light district.

On the ground floor Café Restaurant Kobalt is situated where in the morning you can enjoy your daily breakfast buffet or a good coffee. You can also go there to sample a good glass of wine, a delicious meal, or listen to live Jazz on Sunday afternoon. Kobalt Inn is the perfect starting point for a pleasant evening in the well-known Amsterdam night-life or for an afternoon of shopping. From simple to elegant shops, flea markets to antique shops, they can all be easily reached from here.

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APARTMENT - 3rd floor
* One large masterbedroom (24m2) with luxurious King-size bed (180x200), one single bed, wardrobe and sink.
* Second bedroom (10m2) with luxurious Queen-size bed (160 x 200) and wardrobe.
* Babybed/bad/chair etc. upon request*
* Living/lounge with fashionable furniture such as a double sofa bed, flatscreen TV with Apple TV and with stunning views over the Singel canal and open kitchen
* Modern (open) kitchen with microwave/oven, dishwasher, fridge / freezer, gas hob, extractor, Nespresso machine, dining table.
* Bathroom with bath and separate shower.
* Separate laundry room with washer and dryer.
* Separate toilet.
* Entrance hall with video intercom system.
* Free high speed Wi-Fi. (120mb/s)
* Apple TV
* FREE Netflix so you can watch series and movies without charge.

LOFT 4th & 5th floor
* One masterbedroom with luxurious King-size bed (180x200), clothes rack and adjoining bathroom with bath, separate shower, sink and toilet.
* Upstairs bedroom with 2 single beds clothes rack and adjoining (smaller) bathroom with shower and toilet.
* Vide sleeping area with 2 single beds.
* Living/lounge with fashionable furniture such as a double sofa bed.
* Living/lounge with flatscreen TV and with stunning views over the Singel canal and open kitchen.
* Modern (open) kitchen with microwave/oven, dishwasher, fridge / freezer, gas hob, extractor, Nespresso machine, dining table.
* Separate laundry room with washer/dryer combination.
* Separate toilet.
* Entrance hall with video intercom system.
* Free Superfast 120mb/s Wi-Fi.
* Apple TV.
* Babybed/bad/chair etc. upon request*

Included in the nightly rate are towels, linens, coffee/tea (for the 1st night), soap. Ironing board, iron and hairdryer can also be found in the apartment.

Interaction with guests

If we are not outside the country (traveling via Airbnb) we'll of course try to do the check-in ourselves. Should we be away or unavailable the Manager from Cafe Kobalt will assist with the check-in.

Other things to note

** Please note that in historic buildings in Amsterdam, like Kobalt-Inn, the staircases are much narrower and steeper than most people are used to. The apartments are situated on the 3rd & 4th floor and do not have an elevator, though if required we can assist with your suitcases upon request.

** For people traveling with babies/small children please note that a baby high chair (Stokke TrippTrapp) is present as well as baby bed, baby duvet, baby changing mattress and baby bath (TummyTub). We would also be happy to recommend an experienced (English speaking) babysitter if required. **


Business travel
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The space
Bathrooms: 3.5
Bedrooms: 5
Beds: 8
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat

Amenities

Prices
Cleaning Fee: £118
Security Deposit: £453
Weekend Price: £725 / night
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 2PM

**Kobalt Inn has a strict no smoking policy and we also do not host bachelor(rette) party groups**

Check in at 2:00pm*
Check out at 11:00am*
* If the apartment is not booked before or after the required dates, both check-in and check-out times are flexible.
Should you arrive before the check-in time, you may leave your bags at Cafe Kobalt while you wait for the apartment to be ready.

Daily breakfast buffet can be consumed at Cafe Kobalt at a reduced rate.

In historic buildings in Amsterdam the staircases are steeper than most people are used to. The apartment is situated on the 3rd floor and has no elevator, though if required "bell-boy service" is available for your suitcases upon request.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher

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Mike User Profile
May 2017
Within walking distance of the train station and central to restaurants and nightlife. Very clean, with scenic views.

Steve User Profile
February 2017
Very nice place in a great location. The stairs are very as are most older buildings in Amsterdam. Worked well for our group of four associates and we are booking for same time next year.

Abdulrahman User Profile
December 2016
we booked both apartments (COMBO), both are great and as shown in the pictures. the apartment has very good WiFi connection and comfortable beds. the location is very good but not the best. I would recommend to stay at this apartment specially if you are a large group.

Nicolas User Profile
November 2016
This the top two floors of a very centrally located building, just a few minutes from the central Amsterdam station. That made it super walkable and it is absolutely beautiful in its finish. The apartments are both very nicely outfitted and we even had some cold beers waiting for us on arrival. I would say only negative is if you are very tall (I'm 6'5") then the low beams can be slightly anxiety inducing, I spent most of my time walking around hunched over. But that isn't a problem if you are of more average height. Overall would highly recommend if you are a large family and looking for something central.

Federico User Profile
September 2016
I stayed here with my friends for 9 nights and we absolutely loved the accommodation. Jan and Esther are really friendly and very easy to get in touch with. They replied immediately to any question we had and have been extremely helpful with everything. They sent us very detailed information on how to get there from the airport, and were extremely accommodating even if we got there late because of a delayed flight. Jan met us in person for checking in and showed us around, giving plenty of information on the accommodation but also on Amsterdam. The accommodation is in a very central location, ten minutes walk from the main square, but also very conveniently located five minutes walk from the main train station. Getting there from the airport is extremely easy, and visiting Amsterdam is even easier. Most things are at walking distance, and the train station is also a major bus/tram stop so everything can be reached really easily. The accommodation is very spacious and has everything that you might need. It's clean and very comfortable. Kitchen facilities are new and the living area is great for relaxing, including a nice TV. Bedrooms are nice with big and comfortable beds. I can only recommend staying here - we had a great time and everything was as described. Jan and Esther were always in touch during our stay checking that everything was going well. They also provided guide books in the accommodation so that we could look up where to go during our stay.

Fiona User ProfileFiona is a superhost.
September 2016
Jan and Esther were lovely hosts.. went out of their way to welcome us and help us with anything we needed. Lots of communication beforehand and we felt very comfortable and relaxed about arriving with a variety of family members. They immediately responded to any questions or additional items we needed.

Hayley User Profile
May 2016
I've just come back from 3 nights in the Combo Apartments and have had the most amazing time. The apartments are stunning and in such a perfect location with views over the canal. We had a large group, 9 of us, and the two apartments were more than big enough. One of the main things I wanted out of our stay was to have communal seating areas rather than multiple separate hotel rooms, and the Combo Apartments definitely gave us just that with living rooms in each apartment. I highly recommend staying here if you have a larger group, or if a smaller group just renting one of these gorgeous apartments. If I come back to Amsterdam I will definitely be looking to stay in these apartments again.

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Esther & Jan User ProfileEsther & Jan is a superhost.

Hello, we are Esther & Jan!

Esther is a business professional, working in the field of sustainability and has lived overseas in countries such as; Aruba, Bonaire, Spain, Australia and New Zealand. Jan is an entrepeneur in the Restaurant & Hospitality industry and has lived in Amsterdam for 25 years. Together we have 2 young kids from 5 and 3 years old. We both share a passion for good food and great wines and love to travel (preferably with AirBNB). Since we feel personal contact is very important we do not work with an hosting agency, but we do everything ourselves. We will be on site to personally meet you upon arrival for your check in and will be available 24/7 during your stay. We enjoy meeting new people and having both worked in the tourism & hospitality industry, we want to ensure you will have a fantastic time in Amsterdam!

So please do not hesitate to contact us with any of your questions or special requests and we'll try to answer them & help you out as soon as possible!

** Please note Kobalt Inn are official Short-stay apartments. This means we pay city and tourist tax, we have permits and and are registered at the Chamber of Commerce. We can only accept more than 2 adults per apartment when they are from the same family or household. We have 2 apartments and per apartment we can accommodate families with up to a maximum of 4 children **

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