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The Datsja

The Datsja

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

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
Hair dryer

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 2PM - 9PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


Handheld shower head
Well-lit path to entrance

151 Reviews

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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 squ…

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 …

Dean User Profile
September 2017
Our five days at the Datsja were perfect. Our flight arrived in the morning but Ruben let us drop off our bags early - his communication and availability were great. Ruben's parents were very welcoming and accommodating. The cottage was clean, comfortable, and quiet. We rowed t…

Charles User Profile
June 2017
What more can I say that has not been written before on Ruben's amazing canal house. Unfortunately we had a little difficulty (our part) in arriving and Ruben parents were more than patient and waiting for us. The canal is an Idyllic and peaceful respite after touring all the si…

Wade User Profile
June 2017
Ruben was a fantastic host! Thanks for providing all of the valuable tips on local parking, activities and food. The house was very clean and comfortable. Amterdam and Purmerend are both very close and easily accessible. After a busy day in Amsterdam, the quiet terrace on the…

Mindy User Profile
May 2017
We had an awesome stay at the Datsja! The bus was very easy to figure out and only 1-2 stops to Ilpendam. Once off the bus about a 10 minute walk to the house, but it's very scenic and mostly paved road. Cozy, clean, scenic, friendly, wonderful stay! Thanks to Ruben for being ava…

Hosted by Frans

Joined in November 2014
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About the home

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Ilpendam, North Holland, Netherlands

Only a few minutes out of Amsterdam you find largely unchanged 17th century North Holland landscape. The small town of Ilpendam is right at the heart of the larger Waterland region with at your finger…

Getting around

Public transit is extremely convenient. The bus stop is a nice 10 minute walk away. Buses to and from Amsterdam and other directions leave every few minutes until late at night. You can also use your …

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