A charming quirky private house, on a pretty canal, with two guest rooms. It is only ten minutes walk from the central station, yet in a quiet area. It is possible to walk to many of the major attractions if you don't mind longer walks.
The front and back guest rooms are entirely different to each other, but both are accessed by steep spiral staircases. I stayed in the back room which does not overlook the canal. The back room has two floors: a lower living room and an upper bedroom with toilet, shower, sink and a bed. The only problem with the upper bedroom is that the roof space makes it impossible to walk around the bed with stooping. It is also impossible to stand up in the toilet – making it difficult for a man to ‘wee’ standing up. There is tea making facilities (essential for Brits) but a Fridge would be a nice addition. The upper room is quite warm in the winter but the lower living room is much cooler. I did not find the bed or pillow very comfortable, but others may disagree!
The owners are both friendly, charming, speak excellent English and are a font of knowledge about what to see and do. Breakfast is served in the kitchen with the guests from the other room. Egg and bacon are provided as well as cereal and breads. This historic quirky house is full of Dutch charm and so much better than a chain-hotel.
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