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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Warsaw, Mazovia Province, Central Poland

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306Billh
New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A glowing Place”
Reviewed 3 October 2012 for a stay in September 2012
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The apartment was the most modern and best equipped one that we have experienced in Europe. We have been to Prague, Krakow, Budapest, Vienna and Nuremburg. The location was ideal with the bar and a good restaurant right below the apartment. It was also convenient to trams, busses and the Metro.

Also for the first time was a stocked refrigerator with milk, butter, cereal, eggs and bread so that we did not have to go to the store the first thing.

It was a very pleasant stay.

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Liked best: Location
Travelling group: Other
Your age range 65+
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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Management Response
24 Nov 2012
Thank you for the comments and thank you for the visit
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CaptainJa...
Canberra Australia
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Ticks all the boxes”
Reviewed 5 August 2012 for a stay in May 2012
1
person found this review helpful

We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 nights in this lovely spacious apartment, immaculately presented with quality amenities and furnishings and views out onto a quiet square. The layout consists of a large living/main bedroom, a second twin bedroom, a kitchen well stocked with equipment and supplies to start us off, a spotless bathroom and also laundry facilities. An abundance of guide books, brochures and maps were available on the shelves to whet our sightseeing appetites. A pub is located downstairs for when you don't want to cook but you are only an easy 300m stroll to the castle and old town area anyway. The friendly owners were extremely helpful and stayed in frequent contact with advice and practical help. Next time we will stay longer.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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mojoFCH20...
San Francisco, California
Level 6 Contributor
414 reviews
236 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“Great location, fabulously helpful hosts, lovely apartment.”
Reviewed 1 July 2012 for a stay in June 2012
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person found this review helpful

Spent 10 days during the Euro2012 championship. We absolutely loved the very convenient, perfectly furnished apartment. The location is easy to get to adjacent to the old town, with convenient (albeit pay) parking. The square the apartment looks over has two decent pubs, a lovely little coffeee shop, small grocer's store that make it extremely convenient. The crowning element are the lovely hosts: Alicja and Jan, who really go out of their way to make the stay work! Comments seconded by my three discerning kids.

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Liked best: Friendly and helpful hosts
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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21Andrew
Bern
1 review
“The perfect central location”
Reviewed 31 October 2011 for a stay in September 2011

I chose Home from Home instead of a hotel room during a two-week conference. It was the perfect location within easy walking distance of the center and old town. The apartment is spotlessly clean and well equipped. It will easily accommodate a family of four people. Ala, the manager is very helpful. The pub below, and the shop on the corner make the perfect package! In sum, I do not have a negative word to say about it.

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Travelling group: Solo Traveller
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Travelste...
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Good Vacation Rental Depending on Your Needs”
Reviewed 6 August 2011 for a stay in July 2011

We stayed for three nights at Home from Home in Warsaw. We rate this as a 4, but it is more like a 3+. The good things: great location, extremely clean, nice landlord, discount at landlords bar/restaurant downstairs. The downside: the WiFi for the apartment is actually the bar's WiFi. The signal is extremely weak and only really works if you sit by the entrance or go to the bar. The parking is not dedicated parking for this apartment. It is public parking for which you have to pay on weekdays. You are not guaranteed a spot. Since we drove to Warsaw, this was an issue for us. The apartment is located directly over a bar. All bedroom windows open over the bar patio. There is no air-conditing and no fan, so if you want a breeze while you sleep you have to open the windows, which makes it extremely noisy. The bar is on the ground floor - the apartment is on the first floor so you are directly over it.

We really liked this place and found it clean, comfortable, and convenient. We were disappointed because one of our specific questions before renting was about the WiFi which turned out to not be dedicated WiFi or easily accessible WiFi for the apartment. The noise from the bar with the windows open would also make us seek a different vacation rental next time we stay.

This apartment would be greatly improved by having a dedicated computer connection - or a statement that there is no internet, and a fan in the bedroom. It should also be made clear that the parking is pay, public parking.

We recommend this place depending on the needs of the renters.

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Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Rugged travelers
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Management Response
15 Aug 2011
Thanks for your constructive review and criticisms, it is my first year of vacation rentals and I recognize that there may be some mistakes along the way. It was certainly a pleasure having you stay and you left the place almost as you found it, to address the main points -
1. Internet, I remember that this was important to you - we were in touch during your stay but the main problem was with the ISP ( netia ) on those particular days and connections were down in a few places because of the heavy rainfall we had experienced . The connection has otherwise been adequate for our other guests so I do regret the technical glitches and am aware that an internet connection is an important requirement for the modern traveller
2. I have now provided a fan
3. The parking outside the apartment is public and payable during the day before six ( free in the evenings and weekends ) and sometimes because of space restrictions it is necessary to park a little further away. Had you asked at the time specifically we could have directed you to a private car park 3 minutes away which is payable but always has spaces and is under supervision.
Anyway, many thanks for staying and for your comments - Alicja
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Pete_Bush...
London
Level 6 Contributor
73 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Perfect for a weekend stay”
Reviewed 29 July 2011 for a stay in July 2011

Tastefully decorated apartment that suited our family of 4 perfectly. Very clean and spacious and reasonably priced. Quiet location with a great view of a lovely square. Will definitely stay there again when we come back to Warsaw.

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Travelling group: Family with Teenagers
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Young singles Friends getaway
A romantic getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Families with teenagers
Tourists Luxury-minded travelers
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KasiaKur
London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Home away from home”
Reviewed 19 June 2011 for a stay in May 2011

It's an excellent, spacious and family friendly place. Beautiful design should appeal highly to those seeking a travel experience rather than simply a place to stay.

Apartment is situated near commercial and cultural centrum of Warsaw and just two minutes away from the old town.

It made our stay in Warsaw truly memorable!

Value Rooms
Location Cleanliness
Check-in / front desk Service
Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Young singles Friends getaway
A romantic getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Families with teenagers
Tourists Luxury-minded travelers
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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