Houseboat | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 18
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, 1 shower. 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 18, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Schiermonnikoog 30 km|
|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
|General||Central heating, CD player|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (16), Double beds (2)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|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.
Available from October 15 to April 31.
Northern Holland 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 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.