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Amsterdam Houseboat – Home 1306145 Houseboat

  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Amsterdam Houseboat – Home 1306145

  • Houseboat
  • 1 bedroom
  • sleeps 4
  •  min stay varies

Excellent Excellent – based on 42 reviews

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Houseboat / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

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 it easy to transfer from and to the airport via Central Station.

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: (£88.58) €100.00
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Unfortunately our houseboat is not suitable for wheelchairs, or children younger than 6 years old.

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About the owner

Jennie Y.
Average reply time:
3 hours 49 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
28 Aug 2019
Years listed:
5
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, Dutch

This Houseboat has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 09 Jan 2014. Located in Amsterdam, it has 42 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £1352 to £2151.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 28 Aug 2019.

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Guest reviews

Excellent
42 reviews

Excellent
38
Very Good
4
Average
0
Poor
0
Terrible
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“Book Oasis houseboat - you’ll be glad you did!”

Reviewed 15 Aug 2019

My wife & I were in Amsterdam 6/13/19 - 6/16/19. This was her 3rd trip there and my second. She has always wanted to stay on a houseboat in Amsterdam, so that was our goal this time around. After extensive research we decided to book the Oasis houseboat and we couldn’t have been more happy about our decision. The boat is clean and updated, and in a beautiful and quiet neighborhood. We really felt like locals staying there. The boat is close to almost everything you would want to do or see. The Central train station is a 20min walk or 5 min Uber ride. Just about everything we wanted to do was walkable, and at the most, 15-20mins away. The boat is about 5mins from a very nice grocery store and bottle shop, which gives you the option of not having to go out for every meal. The other thing we loved about the boat was that it was private, and we didn’t have to share it with other renters. When researching other houseboats, pay close attention to the fine print. Often times what you’re renting is just a bedroom, and you’ll be sharing the common spaces with other renters and/or the owners. My wife & I are in our 40s, and well past our youth/backpackers’ hostel days, so having the Oasis all to ourselves was ideal. Jennie is a very kind and hospitable host! When we checked out, Jennie contacted me to let me know that I had left behind an article of clothing, and then she was kind enough to take the time to mail it to me. Doubtful I would have gotten that kind of treatment from a major hotel chain. I’m sure one day we’ll return to Amsterdam with our kids, and when we do we’ll be returning to the Oasis! If you’re looking to get a flavor of what it’s like to live as a local in Amsterdam, and you want to be close to all that the city has to offer, book Jennie’s boat, you’ll be glad you did!

“Great location”

Reviewed 14 Jun 2018

Great location. Houseboat interior exactly as pictured - clean and good condition. Central location, yet not noisy. strongly recommend

“Quaint and Well Situated Houseboat”

Reviewed 5 May 2014

We had a lovely stay on the Oasis Houseboat as a family of three adults. It was far enough away from the main hub but still easily accessible to a grocery store. The sunset over the canal and other houseboats each evening was beautiful and made for a spectacular photo. Jennie was a pleasure to rent from and was quick to fix a problem that arose on the houseboat. Would highly recommend staying there for a couple with no kids or a group of friends. Clean, quaint and had the amenities we needed.

“A perfect stay in the heart of Amsterdam”

Reviewed 13 Jan 2014

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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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Jennie (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Jennie (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Jennie (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Jennie the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Jennie (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Jennie (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Jennie (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Jennie (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Jennie (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Jennie (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Jennie (the owner) a message.

If Jennie (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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