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The Datsja - relax in the Amsterdam wetlands

Ruben is a superhost.

The Datsja - relax in the Amsterdam wetlands

2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the cabin to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Sparkling clean
13 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Ruben is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Cottage house situated at the water overlooking the meadows. Excellent connection to Amsterdam by bus, car or bike. Enjoy rural peace and quiet just a few miles north of Central Station. The beautiful Waterland area is a unique experience year round.


Free parking on premises
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed


Step-free access to the bedroom
Handheld shower head



193 reviews
Quick responses
Sparkling clean
Outstanding hospitality
Melissa User Profile
September 2019
Ruben's place was great, super cute, had everything necessary, but still nice and private. Beautiful water views (and a rowboat!) - it was lovely. Only thing to be aware of is it is a bit of a walk to the nearest bus. Our goal was to get out of the city a bit, so it was…
Brianna User Profile
April 2019
This cabin is my favorite place that I've stayed in over my past few months in Europe! It sits on the water overlooking fields with cows, horses, sheep, and other wildlife so it's really peaceful and beautiful. There are chairs to sit out by the water and we took the rowboat out…
Richard User Profile
October 2018
Staying at the Datsja was a highlight of our 3 weeks in Europe. Maybe 30 minutes to central station. Very clean, relaxing and comfortable. After a busy day in Amsterdam come home to a beautiful cottage in a small picturesque town. Sit on a nice deck right on a canal with ducks,…
Lisa User Profile
August 2018
We really enjoyed the time at Ruben's place. It was outside the city, which we liked. Only issue we had, was a long walk from bus stop to place. 15 min over cobblestone. Hard with suitcases. Ruben was the perfect host. (with help from Franz and Anita) Thanks!!
Shannon User Profile
April 2018
Everything about our stay here was PERFECT. I 100% recommend staying here. It was about a 20-minute ride into the city. That got a bit pricey but it was all worth it to be able to come back to this small house on the farm, on the water! There was even a juicer so we had fresh…
Emily User Profile
March 2018
This place was great! Ruben and his parents are wonderful hosts. We only had a few days in Amsterdam and I’m so glad we decided to stay here!
Barry User Profile
October 2017
We really enjoyed our stay at this beautiful B&B! The place is just a 15 minute bus ride from the city center, which we found very convenient. The place is very comfortable, clean and has everything you need for a short stay in Amsterdam! We were very happy that we were able to…

Hosted by Ruben

Ilpendam, NetherlandsJoined in May 2014
Ruben User Profile
193 Reviews
Ruben is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I enjoy meeting people from every walk of life and nationality. During your stay I will gladly address any questions you have 24/7 in person or otherwise. I comfortably live in the same village and less than 5 minutes from the Datsja. I work on films with my family and on…
Languages: Nederlands, English, Français, Deutsch, Italiano, Русский
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 2PM - 9PM
Checkout: 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with lockbox
2PM - 9PM
12PM (noon)

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events