Experience Living Apartments, Helsinki, Finland

Experience Living Apartments Helsinki FinlandExperience Living Apartments manage a number of apartments throughout Helsinki. We book a two-bedroom apartment with a sofa bed in the living room. It is a modern apartment in a good location close to public transport.

Our apartment is Apartment 81, 2nd Floor, Eerikinkatu 43D, Helsinki. We collect the key to the apartment from the office of Experience Living Apartments and take a taxi to our accommodation.

We enter the apartment building through a locked metal gate from the street, and then walk through a courtyard to the front door of the building then up a flight of stairs to the 2nd floor (in Australia we would call it the first floor).


By |June 10th, 2017|Categories: Europe, Finland|0 Comments

Delta Apartments, Tallinn, Estonia

Delta Apartments Tallinn EstoniaDelta Apartments manage a number of apartments in Tallinn. The apartment that we stay in is Apartment 3, 4 Lai Street – one of the Old Town Family Apartments. It is a well-located, very spacious 2-bedroom apartment, opposite the NUKU Theatre building (puppet theatre) in the Old Town.

On arrival in Tallinn, we collect the key from the Delta Apartments office – about a 5-minute walk away from the apartment.

Entry to the apartment block is through a gate, then a timber door and up stairs to the 1st floor (no lift).

The apartment is newly refurbished, clean, light and airy. There are timber laminate floors throughout.

Off a short hallway there are two large bedrooms, large lounge room, kitchen and bathroom.

The kitchen is modern, clean and well equipped. The bench space is along one wall and there is a dining setting for six people in the middle of the room.

The kitchen has a cooktop, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, kettle, toaster, coffee maker plus plenty of crockery, glasses, cutlery, pots and pans. There is also dishwashing liquid, paper towel, coffee, tea, sugar, pepper and salt.

Lounge Room
This is a big room with a large, black leather modular sofa, high gloss white coffee table, black sideboard and television. The two windows give plenty of natural light.

Bedroom 1
This large bedroom has a queen bed, bedside tables and lamps, plus a single bed in one corner, and a wardrobe with extra towels. There is a full-length mirror on one of the wardrobe doors. Large windows open into a central courtyard.

Bedroom 2
This is a spacious bedroom with queen bed, bedside tables and lamps, and chest of drawers. The large windows open onto the street.

The bathroom has a shower, small basin, toilet and washing machine (wash powder provided). The shower is a cubicle/pod and has a soap dispenser. It appears to have all kinds of gadgets but we don’t know how to work them! There are hooks and good lighting in the bathroom. A hair dryer is supplied.

Delta Apartments – Recommended
We can highly recommend this apartment. It is a fantastic apartment with plenty of space in an excellent location in the Old Town and minutes walk to the main square – Town Hall Square.

During our stay there is a smell in the foyer and stairs (a plumbing problem), which we reported to the agent. If booking this apartment, be sure the check that the problem is fixed.

Photos of Old Town Family Apartment, Apartment 3, 4 Lai Street, Tallinn

6-7 June 2017

By |June 8th, 2017|Categories: Estonia, Europe|0 Comments

Elegant Apartment, Riga, Latvia

Elegant Apartment, Riga, LatviaElegant Apartment, Riga is a case of ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’. While the building is old and a little run down, this large 3-bedroom apartment has been recently renovated and is spacious, clean, fresh and comfortable – and excellent value for money.

We arrive at the apartment by taxi from the train station, and are met by the friendly owners who help us carry our luggage up the stairs. The apartment is on the 3rd floor and unfortunately there is no lift.

Entering the apartment, there is a short hallway, off which there are three large bedrooms, a bathroom, a separate toilet and the kitchen. The apartment has plenty of natural light and Latvian charm.


By |June 6th, 2017|Categories: Europe, Latvia|0 Comments

Rentida Apartments – Vilnius, Lithuania

2_bedroom_house_Rentida_Apartments_VilniusRentida Apartments in Old Town, Vilnius, has a number of apartments on offer. We collect the key from Anna at the office of Rentida Apartments, who takes us to our accommodation, a short walk away. However we don’t have an apartment – we have a 2-storey house!

We enter the foyer area where there are hooks for our coats, a small bench containing four pairs of indoor slippers (individually packed). There is a living/dining/kitchen area off the foyer and a small bathroom, and a timber staircase to the upper level where there are two bedrooms and a bathroom.

The house has central heating throughout (switched off during our stay as we don’t need it). The house is warm without the central heating at this time of year.


By |June 4th, 2017|Categories: Europe, Lithuania|0 Comments

Kazzperia BestSpot Apartment, Warsaw, Poland

Kazzperia BestSpot Apartment, WarsawKazzperia BestSpot Apartment is an excellent two-bedroom apartment – clean, modern and very well located – within walking distance of Warsaw’s New and Old Towns.

The owner of the apartment meets us at the property – it is on Floor 6½! We take the lift to level 7 and walk down a few steps to level 6½.

On entering the apartment there is a small entry hall with a cupboard space with hangers for coats, boots, etc, and a stool to sit on to remove our shoes.

From the entry hall we walk into the living/dining/kitchen area and then into a hallway off which there are two bedrooms plus a bathroom and separate toilet. The apartment is filled with natural light.


By |June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Europe, Poland|0 Comments

Apartment Grabowskiego, Krakow, Poland

Krakow Apartment GrabowskiegoApartment Grabowskiego is a 2-bedroom, ground floor apartment in an excellent location just seven minutes walk to Krakow’s Old Town Square.

Our host met us at the apartment, gave us the key and a map of Krakow. It was very helpful to have a quick orientation of the Old Town, nearby supermarkets, corner stores and places to eat.

The apartment seems more like a house with its high ceilings, large rooms and beautiful timber flooring throughout.


By |June 1st, 2017|Categories: Poland|0 Comments