We spent four nights in the apartment on the second floor of the Gasthuismolensteen, which is one of the apartments offered on the Sunhead website.
It was absolutely fantastic. We were two adults and one child, and the one bedroom apartment afforded us all the space and amenities we needed. It is in a really old canal side house, with a narrow and steep spiral staircase to reach the apartment. This added to the charm, however, and was easily managed.
The apartment was decorated in a fresh and modern style, and was spotlessly clean. The kitchen was well equiped with microwave, coffee maker, and even a washing machine! The view was fabulous, overlooking the Singel canal. We spent many happy hours simply sitting at the window watching the boats on the canal and trying out all manner of dutch beers obtained from the local supermarket. It was very central, so we could walk to all the local attractions and museums.
Value for money, it could not be beaten. It worked out cheaper than a hotel, and for a family, the convenience of an apartment is invaluable.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Sunhead of 1617 is located in the heart of the wonderful 17th century canal district. Built in 1617, it is one of the oldest heritage monument buildings of the Herengracht. The Herengracht is the most beautiful and prestigious canal of lovely Amsterdam. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Sunhead Of 1617 Hotel Amsterdam