We checked in at Schiphol thinking that would be more convenient than going to the Short Stay office which is not near the apartment. For some reason the desk at Schiphol is situated at Departures, a long walk from Arrivals. As the keys are left in the apartment at the end of your stay there is no benefit to having the desk there. The apartment is well furnished, clean and modern but several of the light bulbs in the living room had burnt out and part of the net curtains was hanging down. More rigorous maintenance needed.
I chose the apartment because of its advertised 'canal view' but as ours was on the lower level our view was more of what looked like a concrete bunker and a car park, the middle and upper levels might be more deserving of the description. The lower location also made access less convenient as you had to go up a walkway to the main entrance and then down a narrow spiral staircase to the apartment. Noise from an upper apartment and the walkway was an... more