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Very cozy and affordable Houseboat in Center of Amsterdam

Anno van Loenen

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english, german, dutch
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Anno van Loenen

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Very cozy and affordable Houseboat in Center of Amsterdam

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Plantage House Boat Rental Photos and Description

- 1 BR, 1 BA, Sleeps 4.

Go for a very special 'Amsterdam' feeling and stay in 'Little Bear on the Water''. This cozy and comfortable houseboat lies in the the center in one of the canals nearby the lively Waterloo Square Market area. The boat is tasteful decorated with a modern design. It consists of a living-room, a romantic bedroom with a big bed, a fully equipped kitchenette and a balcony. There is a simply designed bathroom and toilet. In the living-room is a couch which can be turned into a two person bed. The houseboat is fully equipped, complete with all sheets, towels etc. A staircase leads you from the street to the front door. It's close (walking distance) to public transport (tram, metro), the Waterloo Square (largest flea-market in Amsterdam), The Rembrandthouse, The Skinny Bridge, shops, restaurants, Artis (the zoo), Botanic Garden, the Amstel River and Carré, one of the most popular theaters in Amsterdam. Go to my website linked below.

Everything within reach: By public transport, bike or car it takes only 10 to 15 minutes to go to the Canal Cruise, Anne Frank House, The Rijksmuseum (The Nightwatch), The Van Gogh Museum, The Red Light District, The Vondelpark, the Floating Flower Market, the Dam Square and Rembrandtplein Square. But if you like walking you can also reach these places easily on foot.

Most of the time, when you arrive, the owner of 'Little Bear on the Water' welcomes you on board. The owner was born in Amsterdam and can inform you about all kind of interesting things you would like to know about Amsterdam and / or the rest of Holland. Amsterdam is famous as the Venice of the North. Make your stay unforgettable and something special. Stay in 'Little Bear on the water', a comfortable furnished house on the water in the center of Amsterdam.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Anno van Loenen (Owner)
Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english, german, dutch
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Calendar last updated:
May 1, 2015

Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

5
based on 23 traveler reviews

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Very cozy and affordable Houseboat in Center of Amsterdam
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews
Peoria, AZ, USA
5

Wonderful Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed for 2 weeks and had a wonderful time. We could walk most places. We went out each day for a walk to get lost and find our way back, this is our favorite thing.

Anno is wonderful, he makes sure you have everything you need. Very comfortable for 2 people and the view of city life is great.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Nashua, NH
5

Fun

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay on the houseboat. It is very well situated in walking distance of almost anywhere and the area was very quiet. It was clean and well equipped for the 2 of us. In spite of it being the middle of December and very windy, the heater warmed the place up very quickly. The furnishings are cheerful, the bed was very comfortable. The Aguada restaurant just round the corner is to be recommended - great food and inexpensive.

This little houseboat is great value for money. We loved Amsterdam and loved staying on a house boat on the canal. Just for the record, we are a mature couple.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Montreal, Canada
5

Great stay over at Little Bear

  • 5 of 5

My wife & I stayed at Anno's houseboat for 4 nights recently and we had a great experience.

The place is well located in a pleasant and secure neighborhood, within walking distance to; grocery store, Metro, bus stop and other points of interest. The houseboat itself is very well equipped and comfy.

We loved the gas heater after walking around town all day.

Our reservation was a piece of cake and everything was as expected when we arrived.

Anno is an awesome host and he's always just a phone call away (anytime of the day).

We will recommend his place without hesitation.

Thanks again Anno,

Marc & Natalia

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Montreal, Canada
5

Great stay over at ''Little Bear''

  • 5 of 5

My wife & I stayed at Anno's houseboat for 4 nights recently and we had a great experience.

The place is well located in a pleasant and secure neighborhood, within walking distance to; grocery store, Metro, bus stop and other points of interest. The houseboat itself is very well equipped and comfy.

We loved the gas heater after walking around town all day.

Our reservation was a piece of cake and everything was as expected when we arrived.

Anno is an awesome host and he's always just a phone call away (anytime of the day).

We will recommend his place without hesitation.

Thanks again Anno,

Marc & Natalia

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
5

We love Anno and little bear

  • 5 of 5

We had everything we needed, felt comfortable and warm. Central location and with Federic Rent a bikes we went everywhere! I cannot say enough great things about this place! Check out my YouTube video "little bear houseboat Amsterdam"

You will be very happy with this place, you can cook, sit outside and smoke, be connected with wifi and Anno can help with anything you need! The bed is great, hot water is endless and the location is perfect!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
San Francisco, California, USA
5

Perfect Amsterdam Spot

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this houseboat for 3 nights in July. First I must mention that Anno was an extremely helpful host and gave us the lay of the land right when we arrived. He provided us with all the information necessary for a wonderful few days in Amsterdam. The location of the houseboat was ideal! It is within the center canals, but not right in the touristy areas so it was nice to get away to. It was sometimes hard to leave the lovely deck area, but we justified our time there because Amsterdam is famous for the canals and we were sitting on one of them! The boat was perfected sized for two or three people, and had all you needed in the kitchen, living room, bathroom, and bedroom. I absolutely recommend anyone and everyone to stay here for the perfect Amsterdam experience. Thank you Anno for everything and I hope to be back to visit again in a couple of years!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Airport Schiphol Amsterdam
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

From €100 Per night

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Amenities

Plantage House Boat Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house boat
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 420 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Shower only, no tub
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Smoking on balcony allowed

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