HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44 (0) 800 917 5992

Apartment On A Unique Blue And White Steel Ship, Close To Amsterdam City Centre

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 699 sq. ft.
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom Apartment On Houseboat With Water Views

Houseboat apartment of 65m2 with a bright and spacious lounge. Downstairs a large bedroom with double bed (1.40x2.00) and a smaller bedroom with 2 single beds (80x1.90), very suitable for children. There is a sleeping sofa in the lounge for two in case you come with 4 adults and need some space for your feet. On deck there is a terrace. 1 Bathroom with shower and toilet. Full kitchen. View on the water from all the different rooms.

This houseboat is a steel ship of 36 meters long. It used to be a ferryboat. Over the years the ship was renovated to become a houseboat with 2 apartments. The owner lives in one apartment. The apartment where you will be staying is created recently and has a floorspace of about 65m2. The bedrooms and the living room are spacious and there is daylight in abundance.

It has central heating, hot and cold running water, toilet and shower, electricity, tv, internet, and a full kitchen. Everything you need to feel "at home".

On both ends of the ship there are terraces on the deck overlooking the water. There are swans, ducks and other birds to see most of the year. Children love to play pirate on this ship.

More Details

Owner
Sander
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, German, Dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 December, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house boat in Volewijck in Amsterdam-Noord

Property Type:
  • house boat
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 699 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Child Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Large master bedroom with a 140x200 bed. Children's bedroom with 2 beds (80x190), accessible through master bedroom. Sleep sofa (140x200) in the lounge. Maximum of 4 guests in the beds of your choice. On your request we have a babybed (with linen) available. On arrival the beds are freshly made. Bed sheets are included in the rates.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Notes:
Piano on board.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(33 traveller reviews)

72% Complete
24% Complete
3% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Apartment On A Unique Blue And White Steel Ship, Close To Amsterdam City Centre
average rating of 4.6969695 based on 33 reviews
Maidstone, England
5

Lovely property ideal for a relaxing break

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property for 3 nights, it was ideal for us as it was close to the centre (a very short walk) but far enough away to be out of the hustle and bustle of the centre.

I would definatley recommend staying here and hopefully look forward to staying again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Great overall experience, thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Great Home for an Amsterdam City Break

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to stay for a city break in Amsterdam - the houseboat is lovely, really comfortable and well-equipped, while offering a fun alternative to staying in hotels right in the city centre. It's about a 15 minute walk from the ferries to Centraal Station, so close enough to be convenient, while offering a relatively quiet neighbourhood to return to after the excitement of the city. The ferries to Centraal run so frequently you never really have to wait. The surrounding neighbourhood also has a few restaurants and shops within a relatively short walk (5-10 mins), Noorderpark for some greenery, and the EYE film museum is on the walk back to the ferry. Overall, great place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Serene and easy to love

  • 5 of 5

Awesome property in a quiet area. Easy to get downtown.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Beautiful boat, quiet location

  • 5 of 5

The boat is in a quiet area but a few minutes walk from the constant running ferry which takes you to the train station, minutes from town center. The boat side also has great eating places. The boat itself is very comfortable and we'll equipped.

  • Review Submitted: 06-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

A lovely houseboat

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time in Amsterdam, staying at this lovely houseboat.

We enjoyed feeding the ducks and swans on the cannel.

Everything was perfect, the houseboat is very cute and full of all comforts.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0

Location

Nearest Airport
26 Kilometres
Schiphol Airport
Nearest Train
1.5 Kilometres
Amsterdam Central Station
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
A10
Nearest Beach
42 Kilometres
Zandvoort
Car: not necessary

Located in a quiet residential area. It's a 10 minutes walk to the free ferry (runs 24 hours a day) which takes you in a couple of minutes straight to the Central station right in the middle of the city. From here all the major attractions of Amsterdam like the Anne Frank House, van Gogh museum etc. are easy to reach by bus or tram. The best way is however to rent bikes to move around like the locals.

Photos

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house boat in Volewijck, Amsterdam area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
New Year
28 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,096
for 7 nights
£1,096
 
 
Winter
8 Jan 2018 - 14 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£263
for 3 nights
From
£88
From
£96
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£570
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Kingsday
23 Apr 2018 - 3 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£833
for 7 nights
£833
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£368
for 3 nights
From
£123
From
£131
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£833
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £131.49

- All costs are included (reservation, tax, bed- and bath linen, gas, electricity, water, internet, end cleaning, etc.) apart from a refundable damage deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
Ask Owner a Question
Available
Unavailable