We warmly welcome our guests and welcome you in Krefeld and in our spacious, light-flooded city apartment "Swifts".
Your "City - Apartment Swifts" can be found in the north of Krefeld in the middle of the urban area of a mixed area of commercial and residential buildings. The Hülserstraße is an important traffic artery that connects the Krefeld north south with the city center.
The area is attractive to our guests, because of its excellent infrastructure all the necessities and needs of daily life through restaurants, cafes and snack bars, supermarkets, bakeries, a butcher, the bank with ATM, post office, doctors and pharmacies, kiosks, hairdressers, gas stations and much more. Mostly within walking distance or within a few minutes drive.
The city center of Krefeld, which offers many interesting, traditional and good locations, can be reached in just a few minutes by car or tram, whose stops are only 300m away or also about 10 - 15 minutes walk.
Some well-known localities such as the "Gleumes", the "Badde" or the "Mikado" are less than a kilometer from your apartment; Others, such as the name of the same in the listed old Krefelder "Nordbahnhof" innewohnende restaurant with a large summer terrace and traditional brewery house reachable from your apartment within walking distance.
Special relief can be found by the easy and nearby highway connection. In a short time you will find your way to Dusseldorf and Cologne or to Essen and Nijmegen. The "Düsseldorfer Messe" can be reached after only 20km. It's not for nothing that some Dusseldorf people joke a bit badly that Krefeld is a suburb of Dusseldorf ...
From your apartment you can reach important facilities such as the "Helios Klinikum" after 3.5km, the "Salvea" - Wellness and Health Center after only 1.1km or the "Stadtwald - Praxisklinik" after already 2.1km. The "Klinik Königshof Center for cardiological and angiological rehabilitation" can be reached after 5,5km the "Alexianer" and "Maria Hilf Hospital" after about 4km.
The Berufskolleg "Kaufmannsschule der Stadt Krefeld" can be found after 1km and the Berufskolleg "Vera Beckers" after 950m.
The "Geological Service NRW" is only 1.5 km away from your "City - Apartment Swifts", the "Chamber of Commerce and Industry Middle Lower Rhine" is 1.3 km away.
Our guests include, in particular, fair guests, business and transit travelers, lecturers, but also short breaks our beautiful low - Rhine Krefeld level, visitors to music and sports events, family members or relatives who use the local clinics and rehabilitation centers.
They prefer the traffic-technically favorable situation of the apartment and look for and appreciate at the same time an elevated comfort with personal furnishing touch and protected privacy.
Your traffic and infrastructure conveniently located apartment, which was completely refurbished in the years 2017 to 2018, is located in a multi - party town house from 1910, which we inhabit and redevelop gradually with a lot of heart and love.
Your apartment, which can easily be reached by just one staircase, is located on the first floor alone, so you can use the floor undisturbed and discreetly for yourself.
We have chosen to provide you with the best possible protection during your stay in many ways within your sphere of residence.
For example, not only will your privacy be protected by a very heavy duty multi-purpose entrance door. Close it behind you, it offers you to the staircase, among many other features also soundproofing. These are also given to you on the roadside soundproof windows with their electric blinds.
The apartment "City Apartment Swifts" we have divided for you into a living room and bedroom, a kitchen, a small hallway and a modern bathroom with walk-in shower and bidet. It is especially tailored to the needs and wishes of solo travelers and couples. Of course we can prepare the apartment for a maximum of 3 persons upon special request and at an additional cost.
With regard to furnishings and equipment, we have endeavored to achieve the best possible comfort and "feel-good factor" for you while maintaining generous freedom of movement.
The modern and timeless furniture is combined with antique furnishings.
For example, in the living room, a reconditioned antique living table offers you today a very generous workplace for concentrated work with all necessary connection and charging devices, ample storage space, good work light and much more. Internet TV with many streaming apps such as Youtube, Netflix or Maxdome are just as much part of the living room as Internet radio so that you can receive broadcasters worldwide. After a long day, let yourself fall on the oversized sofa or make yourself comfortable in the reading chair, put your legs up and enjoy the Internet TV program, listen to music or read and browse through the small library with numerous books and magazines entertaining and interesting topics that we provide on site.
For the bedroom, we opted for a king size bed made of solid wood from the Swiss brand and "swiss bed concept" "Hasena" with a lying area of 1.80 m width and 2.20 m length. We wish that you can stretch out courageously and feel good. We hope you will like it.
We have equipped the modern bathroom in accordance with star hotel standards with many amenities for you. For your well-being, we attach great importance to providing you only high-quality care products. We hope to meet your taste.
The kitchen is absolutely ready to move in only with a suitcase and allows you to self-sufficiency. We hope to be able to give you a little welcome joy in this area too with well - known electronic devices of relief and comfort and with high - quality food and luxury foods.
Overall, we attach great importance to offering you, as far as possible, high-quality organic products.
From the dining table you look into the green courtyard and the garden. The floor-to-ceiling kitchen door opens completely and gives you the feeling of sitting almost outdoors.
In good weather you can drink your coffee or tea or in the evening a good glass of wine in the leafy courtyard, where we have specially prepared for you a place in the open air and the opportunity to smoke at any time of day or night.
In three summer months from May to July / August you can hear and observe the swifts from your apartment or from the farm, who visit us each year during the breeding season and let us surprise and astonish people with their breathtaking acrobatic flight maneuvers. The protection of the swifts, which are called "swifts" in English, is very important to us - that is why they became namesake of your city apartment.
This is our modest but courageous attempt, and the hope that we will be able to give these animals a voice and thus pay attention, representing many other cultural followers who surround us here in the midst of the urban environment. They all need, in our opinion, our interest, our empathy and our protection.
Krefeld has many beautiful and interesting faces.
In the immediate vicinity of your apartment location you can immerse yourself in other worlds that invite you to go for walks, walks or bike rides:
Experience, for example, the numerous nature and landscape protection areas for which the "green" city Krefeld is known. After about 5.5 km, visit the "Hülser Berg" and hike through its break, which is just 1.5 km from the apartment. The "Hülser Bruch" with its Bruchwiesen is the largest nature reserve in Krefeld with 430 hectares.
Walk along the Niepkuhlen or just a few hundred meters behind your apartment, starting through the beautiful "Dykgebiet" in the historic district "Kliedbruch" with its numerous listed "bushhouses" by the architect Karl Buschhütter. Visit the city forest, which is just 3 km away, with its golf course, lake and boat rental, racetrack and beer garden, one of the most popular and beautiful in Germany. In only about 7.5 km you hike through the nationally known and entomologically very important for Germany nature reserve of the "Egelsberg". From there, the important researches on our insect stocks originate. There you can also hike to the old mill and marvel at the taking off and landing gliders.
Less than five minutes' walk to the apartment, about 500m from your apartment, you will experience the unique Bauhaus architecture of the listed Mies van der Rohe Buisness Park. By car you can reach the Bauhaus monuments "Haus Esters" and "Haus Lange" in about 10 minutes.
Look at the beautiful Krefeld district of Hüls, 5 km away, with its old houses, its beautiful church and its moated castle ruins. On the other side of the city, you could succumb to the charm of the historic Linn district with its medieval castle and extensive nature and landscape conservation area.
We hope and strive to make your stay in your "City - Apartment Swifts" as good as possible and look forward to your visit.
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