Entire home/apt

4 Guests

3 Bedrooms

3 Beds

Entire home/apt

4 Guests

3 Bedrooms

3 Beds

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About this listing

Stylishly refurbished almost hundred years old barge at unique location. Spacious, light, well-equipped. Gigantic, sunny floating terrace. Close to center. Tram and bus stops and shops at 200 mtrs. Nice and safe neighborhood.

The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt


Cleaning Fee: $46
Security Deposit: $288
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The space

My house is in the former hold of the boat, now a spacious and light loft with two semi-separated bedrooms (each with a king or queensize bed) , bathroom with twin shower, livingroom with fireplace, kitchen. Further aft is a romantic apartment for two, consisting of the wheelhouse and the old skippers home.

Guest access

The loft and the aft apartment have two separate outside doors. If you want to combine them, an inside door can be unlocked. There are some stairs inside, one of them (the entrance to the skippers home) is rather steep (not high).

Interaction with guests

You are completely free at the boat.

The neighborhood

Amsterdam Docklands is a nice, friendly, trendy neighborhood adjacent to the center of town. Famous modern architecture. At 200 meters from the boat you will find a small shopping center (2 supermarkets, deli, wineshops, fishmonger etc) and restaurants. Also a typical neighbourhood cafe where many of the 'boatpeople' meet, and that serves simple but good food as well.

Getting around

Rent a bike (5 minutes to Central Station), you can safely park it at the boat. Tram 10 is 200 meters away, this takes you directly to citycenter (Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh, Leidseplein). At 500 meter tram 26, that brings you to Central Station.

Other things to note

Although you are in the middle of town your are also in the middle of nature: with many birds and (big) fish around the boat. Swans will come and beg for bread through the portholes. The old Ore harbour is very deep and is flushed through three times a week, so the water is very clean. We all swim here in summer...you'll have the biggest open air swimmingpool of Amsterdam!

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM

Feel at home! The boat is no-smoking; it is not a safe place for small children that cannot swim very well yet (so I cannot accept them on board unfortunately); no outside noise after dark (I have very good relations with my neighbors and would like to keep it that way!)



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

Safety features
First aid kit
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

3 nights minimum stay

78 Reviews

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Chris User Profile
May 2017
The boat is incredible. A real hidden gem. I cannot recommend it highly enough. Bright, airy, serene, tranquil, but also close to public transportation. Perfect!

Mike User Profile
April 2017
Great boat in a great location! We had a great time at Marnix's boat.

Ben User Profile
April 2017
Great boat. Amazingly quiet. Ducks and swans came to visit!

Jacqueline User Profile
March 2017
We had a great stay at Marnix's boat. The location is very quiet and residential. The views are quite spectacular since you're in the bay. There are restaurants nearby but the kitchens close quite early, so we bought groceries at Jumbo a 5 minute walk away. The boat itself is perfectly suitable and transportation is good enough that you can catch a train or tram into town easily. I will say, there were times when we wanted to pop back in for an afternoon nap and that wasn't really feasible because of the commute, so keep that in mind. This is a wonderful place to stay, enjoy the lovely views, and maybe do some nights in and some in the city.

Jenna User Profile
March 2017
I had a great time with my friends caring for the swans. George is the bigger one and is very nice. The boat is beautiful and spacious and Marnix was very accommodating and helpful navigating the area.

Ayoob User Profile
February 2017
The host canceled this reservation 48 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Ann User Profile
January 2017
We loved staying on the boat. It was a great place to enjoy time with friends in front of the fire, whilst getting a great taste of Amsterdam.

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Amsterdam, Netherlands · Joined in August 2013
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