Where to start? First, there is no sense going to the Pay Glop address to check in, it is just a door to the street. The alternate location on Boterstraat is a shop that is open regular business hours only. While we didn't ask, we had no way to contact management outside of those hours so be careful about check-in and check-out. We were able to get a parking spot through them in a nearby basement garage (3 or 4) blocks which was pretty handy, but a little difficult to get out of. ( steep grade and narrow street at the top of the ramp) The streets are closed to car traffic around the apartment, so plan to carry bags a few blocks from nearest public parking when you get there and leave.
We had a flat up two flights of moderately steep steel exterior stairs with a shared common area with a full kitchen and dining area. Our flat was nicely appointed with a couch, large table two sets of two single beds in two big rooms, but the bathroom and shower were off the common room. I believe that the other flat which shared the common room had bathroom and shower facilities in their area, but I'm not sure of that. Also there are other rooms associated with this facility occupying other adjoining buildings which appear to be somehow connected internally.
We were there on Good Friday so there may have been more than usual, but we could hear a lot of carillon and bells from multiple places throughout much of the night.
The wife appears to handle the cleaning and she seems very nice. The husband runs the shop and checks people in and out but was not as friendly as he could have been, but we were a little early to check in and there was a little issue with the parking so maybe that explains the response.
All-in-all, interesting, clean and spacious with idiosyncrasies.
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