Super charming workplace, with great ambience - feels professional yet playful. All the rooms are uniquely decorated, especially this one filled with hanging plants - very refreshing! But the best part about Charley's is definitely the community-feel it has to it: very warm and welcoming. Definitely check it out if you are looking for a unique place to work, grab a cup of coffee (easily the best I've had in Amsterdam), or even have lunch (I recommend their delicious vegan chilli).
It is a really cute space and a great model. They have comfortable desks, fast internet, call rooms and meeting rooms. But many customers do not bother going into call rooms and prefer to conduct their calls or conversations right in the shared working space, creating a very distracting and noisy environment. The owners/staff do nothing to introduce any rules to promote a respectful space sharing. Given how small and cozy the space is, the calls at the desk are very hard to block out, while the smallness of the space would make it easy for the staff to have gentle reminders for folks to use call booths - which are cute and comfortable and should be used more often! I am not sure if I will be returning, as it is just too noisy.
This place has a lot of potential but when I was there there was a large meeting in the meeting room which was very loud and easy to follow. The people that were there didn’t take other workers in account and so it was impossible to focus for me.