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Luxurious houseboat experience on the river Amstel - Houseboat Janna

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type boat
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
boat
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

De Pijp Boat Rental Photos and Description

Original houseboat with private entrance on the best spot on the river Amstel

All our houseboats are located on the river Amstel in the Pijp quartier. Each houseboat has a private entrance and free internet access (private router), has two ships cabins with a double bed each and has a fully equipped kitchen, with a stove, microwave, coffeemaker.

And also:

• have free wifi

• are provided with free bed linen and towels

• have 2 ships cabins (with a double bed per cabin)

• are comfortable for maximum 4 guests

• are non smoking apartments

• are original ships therefore they are less suitable for elderly or disabled people

Details for Houseboat Janna 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Houseboat Janna contains a tastefully decorated and luxurious apartment of 60 square meter with a private entrance, sun-deck, fully equipped kitchen and a full size bathroom. The houseboat has typical Dutch details in red, white and blue. Please check the description at each photo to see which ones belong to the Janna. In this lovely stand-alone houseboat apartment you will be warmly welcomed by your hostess, Coleta. She knows Amsterdam by heart and can help you find your way around town.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Coleta, your hostess and captain of the houseboats
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2016

About Coleta, your hostess and captain of the houseboats

Your hostess and captain of the houseboat, Coleta knows Amsterdam by heart and loves to help you find your way around town.

Not only does she speak English, French, Spanish, Italian and German, she will go the extra mile to make your stay unforgettable.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Wonderful place to stay to visit amsterdam and lovely owners!"

Stayed here for a few days to explore amsterdam after a business trip. Great location. Very central to everything - can walk to city center in a few minutes. Train and train stop is very close. There is a nice park nearby. Shopping and museums were very close too.



And the best of all - staying in a houseboat is a really nice experience.



Didn't do a lot of cooking as I wanted to try out all the great amsterdam restaurants. But the house boat has a fully equipped kitchen - great for all the breakfast items that Coleta had set up.



Can't wait to visit in spring/summer in amsterdam and stay in Janna - to get a different feel of the city!



Coleta was very friendly and welcoming. Gave a lot of information about the city and maps etc. Lots of tips on shopping and food!
Nov 2010
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

Houseboat Janna
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 19 reviews
5

Cozy Houseboat with a young child

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed on Houseboat Janna for five nights with our 21 month old son. The houseboat is so cozy and comfortable, so we were extremely relaxed while we stayed there. The kitchen was great for cooking, so we didn't feel the need to always go out for meals.

The location is really convenient, close to the metro and an easy walk to downtown. We were able to get around easily with our young son. My son and I were able to walk to the science museum downtown and take the metro without much effort.

Our hostess was very welcoming and made herself available to help us with any request.

I would recommend this spot to anyone, and if I ever return to Amsterdam I plan to stay there again.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely Place to Stay in Amsterdam

  • 5 of 5

Myself and a friend stayed on the Avontuur and it was a fantastic experience in every regard. The boat itself was incredibly clean and comfortable and surprisingly very spacious. The houseboat warmed up very quickly for some chilly nights and the beds were extremely comfortable. For people wanting to explore Amsterdam it's in a perfect location. It's within a 20 minute walk of everything you could need but also very close to the Metro station as well as the Tram system. There's awesome places to eat and drink all over. Coleta was an awesome host meeting us at check in and was the best help we got in regards to suggestions on what to do and see. Absolutely recommend this experience!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington DC
5

A great place to stay and experience Amsterdam.

  • 5 of 5

My family of four were very pleased with the Janna houseboat. It was very well located for visiting my family (two nieces and one nephew) and very near to the center of Amsterdam.

Our host, Coleta, was very welcoming, helpful and easy to communicate with.

The houseboat was comfortable and spacious. The beds were comfortable, the bathroom clean and the boat was warm. We were even able to invite my family onto the boat for drinks and food. There were 12 of us and it was 'gezellig' as the Dutch say.

The location on the Amstel river in the Diamond District was excellent for experiencing Amsterdam at a local level. It was easy to go shopping and eat out nearby. The van Woustraat is nearby and has many shops, cafes and good take out food.

The boat was easy to get to by tram from the train station and trams provided good connections to all the main sights of Amsterdam. I would definitely recommend renting bikes for the best experience of Amsterdam.

I would recommend the houseboat Janna to friends and family.

Hugo A. Roell

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kraków, Poland
5

Great stay on the river

  • 5 of 5

We were very curious and somewhat worried how it would be to sleep on a boat in the early spring time. What a nice surprise! The boat was very comfortable for four of us and was located not far from the city center (however, trams are better option than walking). It was clean, well equipped and warm. I especially value the communication with the owner before and during the stay. Coleta answered very quickly and gave all details I needed. That was really very pleasant stay and if I’m again in Amsterdam I’ll certainly choose the same boat.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. It was nice having you here with us in Amsterdam. We hope to welcome on board you again. --Coleta
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5

Terrific Houseboat stay in Amsterdam

  • 5 of 5

Wake up in the morning to see the city wake up on the Amstel river. The houseboat is very clean, bright and well equipped. It is a 7min walk to tram, a 20 minute walk to Rijks museum, 30 min walk to Anne Frank museum at center of town. Though street noise is heard inside the houseboat, it is low and not loud. The interior is roomier than expected. A 6ft tall person can stand without hitting ceiling. The four of us slept very comfortably in the two double beds. The area is safe to walk anytime of day, just stay off the well marked bike path. The hosts are attentive and of obviously proud of Amsterdam. They are professional and live nearby for any needs or concerns. The hosts are responsive to email so made pre-booking and arrival easy. We had a late night flight arrival and they met us without any problem or extra fee. The houseboat is larger than other rentals in the city. The kitchen is well equipped with numerous dishes, large stove, a refrigerator and microwave. There are heaters if needed during cold months. The pictures show it as described. Across the street is a coffee shop and a block away is CTaste, a unique dark dining restaurant. Great experience, well priced vs hotel and easy to walk to city centre.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were lovely guests. Thanks for visiting us and our beautiful city Amsterdam. We hope to welcome you again on one of our houseboats.
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De la part de Bourguignons et Alsaciens.

  • 4 of 5

Excellent séjour à Amsterdam grâce en partie, à l'accueil de Coleta sur ses péniches. Hébergement insolite à recommander ! .

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Map

Amsterdam Canals
I Amsterdam Sign
Albert Cuyp Markt
Brouwerij 't IJ BV
Hermitage Amsterdam
Canal Bike
Rijksmuseum
Magere Brug (Skinny Bridge)
Waterloo Sq Flea Market
Spaghetteria
STACH food
Cafe Loetje
Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Schiphol
Nearest Ferry
4.5 Kilometres
Central Station Amsterdam
Nearest Train
700 Metres
Amstel Station Amsterdam
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Kilometres
RAI (S 109) / S 110 or S 112
Car: not necessary

Houseboat Janna is located on one of the best spots on the river Amstel in the Quartier Latin of Amsterdam, called De Pijp and is just a 10 minutes walk to most tourist attractions like the Rijksmuseum, the Heineken Experience, the Hermitage, RAI congress centre, the old centre of Amsterdam, one of the nicest shopping area’s of Amsterdam called “Utrechtsestraat” and lots of good restaurants.

Janna has just been renovated end of 2010 (bathroom end of 2011), contains a tastefully decorated and comfortable apartment of almost 60 square meter with a private entrance. In this lovely ambiance you will be warmly welcomed by your hostess, Coleta. She knows Amsterdam by heart and can help you find your way around town.

At arrival she will provide you with a list of “must sees” in Amsterdam and surroundings.

Janna is a non-smoking apartment, there are no pets allowed and

check-in -- 16.00h

check-out -- 11.00h

Other Activities: canal biking; canoeing; rowing

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Rates & Availability

De Pijp Boat Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Autumn
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
$119
$696
 
 
Winter holiday
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$249
 
 
winter nights
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$119
$696
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$148
$945
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $53
Refundable damage deposit $211
Tax Rate 6.0%

The key deposit is 200 Euro per stay and the cleaning costs are 50 Euro per stay
Rates include: Tourist tax & VAT

Moderate policy details:
If the guest pays the full balance on time, they receive a 50% refund of the total cost if they cancel at least four weeks before check-in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Amenities

De Pijp Boat Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • boat (detached)
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Relaxing bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Furniture
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • swimming
Notes:
Have the full houseboat experience in the heart of the Amsterdam

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