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Houseboat | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 16

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Classic Dutch Sailing Clipper. Length 24 meters, wide 5 meters, height inside 2.10 meters.

This houseboat has central heating, kitchen in the room. 2 toilets, 2 showers. The houseboat is rented in summer for sailing trips. Therefore only available as a hotel in autumn, winter and spring.

This boat was built in 1897. It has been used as a sailing freight ship in the past to move coal, turf, potatoes, wheat and more from one part of Holland to another. In the 1950s a few idealists started restoring these boats to sailing ships again, but with luxury in mind. Very nice trips are made during the summer with participating guests in the shallow waters of Holland. The fleet developed to about 500 ships in Holland to the largest traditional sailing fleet in the world.

Size Sleeps up to 16, 6 bedrooms
Nearest beach Schiermonnikoog 30 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Eelde 10 km, Nearest railway: Groningen 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, CD player
Standard Kettle
Utilities Cooker, Fridge
Rooms 6 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (8), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Inside the ship is divided in a living room with a nautical atmosphere and six sleeping cabins, of which one with 7 beds, one with four beds, two with two single beds and two with a double bed. Using bed and breakfast the rate is E 35,- per person. Renting the total ship the rate is 150 Euro per night, with a minimum of two nights, Week rate is E 540,-, regardless of the number of persons. Self-catering.

Further details outdoors

Pubs, market, shops in the centre of the city all within a 15 minute walk.

Further details

Available from October 15 to April 31.

The Groningen Province region

Situated in the quiet centre of historic city, Groningen, with canals, in the northern part of Holland. Groningen is a lively city with lots of pubs, historic buildings, museums, concert halls.... The city has a big student population giving the city a wealth of cultural activities and vibrant nightlife.

Amsterdam is within 1 1/2 drive by car or train.

The winters are usually mild in Groningen.

Groningen City

Groningen is a historic city, with beautiful buildings, a lively shopping centre and a friendly atmosphere. There are movie centres, theatre, concert hall, museums. Three days a week a big market with cheap products as fruits, vegetables, fresh poultry, fish, cheese. Regular pop and jazz events.

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Gert B.

  • 5 Years listed

90% Response rate

Calendar last updated:27 Nov 2014

Based in Netherlands

Languages spoken
  • English
  • German

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