The Apartment / Reservations / Rates / Location
The Lighthouse is situated on a canal waterfront location of the former hystoric shipyard “De Walvis” (The Whale), in the centre of Amsterdam on the trendy and sought after quiet little island Prinseneiland. You will find a description of the location here under.
The exclusive apartment ( 100 m2 / 1075 square feet) has its own private entrance and hallway. The entrance of the apartment is situated on the terrain of the former shipyard “De Walvis” which you can enter through a private gate.
The apartment is situated on the second floor of the gray wooden building.
The apartment has one large bedroom with a king-size double bed (width 1,80 / long 2 meter), which consists of two separate mattresses that can be adjusted electrically into any position you like, and there is a Sony Bravia flat screen TV.
Next to the bedroom is a large bathroom with bath, separate shower and a sink.
There is a separate toilet in the hallway.
Through the hall we come into the living room containing a sofa, very comfortable chair and a round glass table with comfortable Castelli design-chairs.
From here you have a magnificent view over two crossing canals. Wireless Internet connection is available.
The living room can be used as an office and comprises a big flat screen TV, DVD player, I-pod docking station and a fully equipped kitchen. The kitchen has a refrigerator, hot-air-oven, microwave, gas cooking plate, coffee-machine and a toaster. There is free coffee and tea.
If you wish to make a reservation, please check the calendar and ask for a reservation by E mail. We will respond within 24 hours at the most.
Low Season Oct 1 till March 31, € 175,- per night / € 1.120,- per week
High Season April 1 till Sept 30, € 195,- per night / , € 1.260,- per week
High Season Dec 23 till Jan 5, € 195,- per night
Prices are including taxes, towels, bed-linen and cleaning.
For staying longer then 1 week price on request.
City-bicycle rent € 10,- per day per bike / Private car park for € 25,- per day / Pick-up service at the arrival gate of Schiphol Airport for € 50,- / Drop-off service to Schiphol Airport for € 35,- / Breakfast at request put ready in your apartment for € 12,50 per person / Private boat trip in our open boat for € 70,- per hour, you go where the big canal boats can not come./ Chauffeur driven trips to nearby attractions like the windmills in Zaandam or where you want to go. Rates at request.
The apartment is situated on the Prinseneiland. I will give you some information about our location in relation to the rest of the city.
First of all, our neighborhood is still part of the Centre of Amsterdam. It is a very quiet and safe 'little village' right next to the 'busy' part of the city. There are still a few little shipyards but most of the warehouses are converted into residences. The city is more or less built in circles around the centre. We are the western part of the centre, nearby Central Station. That is at this moment I think the most popular part.
Next to our apartment lies the famous Jordaan. The Jordaan is a small part of the city, famous for the narrow streets with little shops, cafes and restaurants. We are divided from the Jordaan by a very nice shopping street. In this street there are two normal supermarkets (open 8AM/10PM), bakeries, a butcher and two organic supermarkets. There are all kind of shops, cafés, nice little restaurants everywhere around us.
We think Amsterdam is more a “big village”. That is, the part where you want to be as a visitor. You can walk everything, but certainly on the bike everything is really nearby.
The address is Prinseneiland 10, Amsterdam if you want to look it up on Google Maps. The street view is still from the period we were building, a few years ago. But one of the pictures you can click shows the finished building.
Walking distance to the Central Station 15 minutes (bike 7 minutes), Jordaan 10 minutes (bike 5 minutes), Dam 17 minutes (bike 10 minutes), and Rijks Museum / Van Gogh / Stedelijk Museum (contamporary/modern art) 35 minutes (bike 20 minutes), Anne Frank Museum 10minutes (bike 5 minutes).
If you want to explore more of the city we have bikes for rent and there are trams and buses to all parts of the city at a 4-minute walk. Apart from the general maps that we provide, we also made a map of our neighbourhood. A selection of breakfast-/lunch-places/restaurants/supermarkets is pointed out on this map. We also have “around the corner” a few very nice and good restaurants. We are happy to advise you and/or make reservations for you.