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

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house boat
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome

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 a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2017

Amenities

Volewijck House Boat Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house boat
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 65 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • 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
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 child bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /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:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Notes:
Piano on board.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Apartment On A Unique Blue And White Steel Ship, Close To Amsterdam City Centre
average rating of 4.6842103 based on 19 reviews
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.

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sebastopol California
5

Peaceful boat home away from home

  • 5 of 5

I loved being on the EYE side of the river. Quiet and peaceful along the river. Easy walk to the ferry and Central Train station.

The boat was perfect with all the linens and blankets you need. Big windows make it light and airy. I was happy to see there were a few basics already on the shelf like oil, vinegar, spices, coffee and filters.

The boat is very stable and very rarely did I feel any motion .. only once really when someone went by in their small boat.

Sander also gave me a wonderful map of the nearby shopping street and the market Street, all just about 4 to 5 blocks away. Many restaurants to choose from .. either various tastes and price ranges. Two major markets for eating/cooking supplies. Beautiful walks along the river.

Next trip to Amsterdam in 2017 I hope to return.

Dot

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Was very pleased with this property, much bigger than it looks in pictures. We were running late but still had someone waiting for us on arrival with keys.

The boat is a 10 min walk from the ferry, and the ferry only takes 5 mins to get to central station. With ferry's running 24 hours. Got us into central in no time!

Had a really comfortable and got our deposit back super quickly. Would really recommend to anyone wanting comfortable accommodation close to the centre

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cute houseboat - a unique way to experience Amsterdam lifestyle

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Amsterdam, and really enjoyed the experience staying in this house boat! Furnishings were comfortable and the history of the boat was fun to learn about. It may help to clarify that without bikes, it takes about 15 minutes to ferry (frequent and free) and walk over to the house boat from Amsterdam Central Station. The caretaker was very friendly and gave us many tips about the area. Thanks for letting us stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Séjour extraodinaire en famille

  • 4 of 5

Bonjour, nous sommes partis 4 jours a Amsterdam à 4 en famille et nous avons vraiment appréciez notre séjour sur la péniche.

Confortable, propre et bien situé de toutes commodités je conseille fortement ce logement qui reste accessible (au niveau prix) a plusieurs.

Accueillis par une amie du propriétaire qui nous a donné tous les bons conseils pour le déroulement du séjour.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Very pleasant

  • 5 of 5

Excellent stay aboard your houseboat....

We will return to the houseboat on our next stay in Amsterdam.

Thanx for all

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
26 Kilometres
Schiphol Airport
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Nearest Ferry
1 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1.5 Kilometres
Amsterdam Central Station
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
A10
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
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.

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Rates & Availability

Volewijck House Boat Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
Mar 25 2017 - Apr 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$86
From
$97
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
Kingsday Spring Break
Apr 25 2017 - May 3 2017
6 night minimum stay
$151
From
$162
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$983
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Spring
May 28 2017 - Jun 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$140
From
$151
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$983
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
Jun 29 2017 - Sep 4 2017
7 night minimum stay
$983
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$151
From
$162
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$983
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $162

- 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

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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