unique and luxurious houseboat

Boat - Entire home/apt · Lijnbaansgracht, Amsterdam, North Holland 1017, Netherlands

The Space

romantic experience in the center of amsterdam.
a quite and private place near Rijksmuseum and famous squares.
the boat has a bathroom,one bedroom and a couch for sleeping so there is room for three persons. tv and internet are available and the kitchen has an oven and microwave ready to use.
the neighbourhood has nice restaurants, bars, shops and around the corner walking five minutes along the beautiful reguliersgracht you enter the rembrandtplein.
this is a remodeled houseboat that still has its historic character. built in 1920, it was used to transport potatoes, sand, and all manner of food and industrial goods. the pictures show one of the original families that lived and worked on the boat in all of Holland. it is one of the best preseved houseboats of its age in Amsterdam.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 3
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $43 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
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Cancellation: Flexible

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  • Everything perfect. The houseboat is well located to visit Amsterdam downtown and very quiet and pleasant. You can warm the houseboat very quickly. Derk was very helpful and he is a person you can trust.

    April 2014
  • A cute house boat on a cute quiet canal. My favorite moment of the trip was waking up in the morning and having coffee outside on the boat, watching the ducks play in the canal and the view of the Rijksmuseum in the distance. Tip: It's much cheaper to take a tram from Centraal Station than a taxi. Derk was a great host, and very attentive to what we needed!

    April 2014
  • Booked a two night stay which turned out to have been double booked by airbnb.
    Derk handled it perfectly by providing us a different boat for each night at the same location. Would definitely recommand staying here.

    April 2014
  • Derk's houseboat was fantastic! When we first arrived, Derk was there to greet us and provide helpful tips about the city. I couldn't have imagined a better place to stay for our weekend away in Amsterdam.

    April 2014
  • We stayed on Derk's boat for two nights and absolutely loved it. The boat is easy to get to by bus from the main train station and right near all manner of shops and sights. It was very spacious and comfortable, and was almost more like an apartment than a boat. I was a little worried about the toilet/shower situation beforehand (from other boat experiences) but they worked great! Derk was also easy to get ahold of and flexible with our travel schedule. I would highly recommend this place!

    April 2014
  • Ein schönes Hausboot, mit einem sehr freundlichen und sympathischen Gastgeber. Die Lage ist perfekt - ruhig, jedoch trotzdem direkt am Zentrum (5-10 Minuten zu Fuß).
    Jederzeit gerne wieder :)

    April 2014
  • Wonderful! Perfect Location and perfect host!

    March 2014
  • Derek was a great host! The ship was a great way to see Amsterdam. Derek was very friendly and gave us great advice about where to go in the city. I would recommend his ship to anyone.

    March 2014
  • Wunderschönes Hausboot und auch noch in einer Top-Lage! Wir haben uns rundum wohl gefühlt und würden jederzeit wiederkommen.

    March 2014
  • Very friendly host and great, beautiful, clean boat - thank you Derk! We enjoyed our stay (3 nights) very much and would be happy to come again.
    Justi & Klari

    January 2014
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