Houseboat | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This friendly houseboat is a complete floating apartment. There is a lounge room, open-plan kitchen, separate bedroom with double bed, and bathroom with full-length bath and shower. Perfect for 2 people, with a sofa bed for 2 more guests.
Situated on the beautiful Raamgracht, near the Nieuwmarkt, in the heart of the old centre. Everything is literally within walking distance! The Stopera, the Hermitage, Rembrandt House, shops, cafes and restaurants are in the direct neighbourhood. China Town is about five minutes walk with a huge variety of Asian restaurants and take-aways. The Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk, and the Van Gogh museum are about 1 km distance.
The Raamgracht is an attractive, quiet oasis in the heart of this busy thriving city. There is little traffic, just boats, bikes and the occasional swan that pass by. The metro station is just around the corner, making transfers from and to the airport via Central Station very easy. www.oasishouseboat.com
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
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13 Jan 2014
"A perfect stay in the heart of Amsterdam"
We (4 people all around 30 years old) stayed in this lovely houseboat for 2 nights to celebrate a special new year's eve.
And we enjoyed our stay from the first second. The Owner of the boat is gentle and very obliging; all my E-Mails with questions have been answered quickly, tips for restaurants, parking, we got more than just a place to sleep.
This houseboat is the perfect starting point for exploring Amsterdam, everything is nearby, Supermarkets, Shops, Restaurants, Cafes, the Dam, the Shopping area, Chinatown, Red light district, the Begijnenhof, Rijksmuseum and even the Oosterdonk Parking Garage (a perfect tip from the houseboat owner to park our car safe and cheap) is just 10 minutes' walk form the boat. But other than expected it´s calm in this canal, 5 minutes from the Niewmarket but even in the New Year's night you could hear some firework but no rumor of people or party.
Even in the boat we have been positively surprised, the decoration is lovely, the kitchen is perfectly equipped (dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine), the bathroom big (and also with little positive surprises like a hairdryer). The visitors have been great fun each morning (swans and ducks come to the windows every day and you can feed them foot for them is prepared by the owner). Due to the security systems you feel save and with the special climate automatic it's cozy and warm in there. The furniture are new and very practical (can be changed in bigger table and sofa into double bed), more than enough blankets and even the small things like the provided games, books, decoration changed the rental boat into a “coming home- feeling” after a long walk in Amsterdam.
We will definitively come back and told all our friends of this option to explore the real Amsterdam with a more than fair rate.
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