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(shared) livingroom or extra bedroom
(shared) livingroom or extra bedroom
Kitchenette (now includes coffee machine)
Entrance
The bed
Sink
Shower
Toilet
Nighttime
Front of the boat rented
Narrow entry to get to the guest entrance
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Sliding door with steep ladder
Guest entrance

Josja

The best location in Amsterdam

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BOOKA CARE

  • Your money is safe, we pay your host 2 days after check-in.
  • 100% refund in the unlikely event the host cancels.
  • Changing booking details is always free.
  • Access to urgent phone line during your booking.
  • Book Co2 positive, we compensate 3 times more than we emit.
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Houseboat highlights

  1. Location, location, location
  2. Very romantic
  3. Nice outside terrace
  1. Shops / Famous 9 streets
  2. Unique historic houseboat experience
  3. Historic center of Amsterdam

Houseboat summary

Beautiful houseboat from 1925, in the center of Amsterdam

About our houseboat

Our houseboat Josja is one of the most characteristic boats on the canals of Amsterdam. Even though she is more than 100 years old, we take good care of her. Enjoy the beautiful neighborhood, De Jordaan, and all of Amsterdam is easily accessible on foot. When the weather is nice there is an outdoor area for you to enjoy. Please note: We live on this boat most of the year and we appreciate you treating it with the respect she deserves.

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Houseboat description

Our houseboat Josja is one of the most characteristic boats on the canals of Amsterdam. Even though she is more than 100 years old, we take good care of her. A renovated bathroom and a small kitchenette where you can make coffee in the morning are included. I live on the boat and rent the second bedroom to people with a good feeling. Enjoy the beautiful neighborhood, De Jordaan, and all of Amsterdam is easily accessible on foot. There is an outdoor area to enjoy in nice weather and a small refrigerator is at your disposal.

The space

You will stay in the former captain's house. I live at the back of the boat. You have your own entrance to the houseboat. The authentic room offers a phenomenal view over the canal and the adjacent bathroom has been renovated. There is a sink and small refrigerator at your disposal to cool drinks, and there are coffee and tea making facilities. The living room can be shared, or turned into a second bedroom at an additional cost, accommodating four people.

We are happy to answer your questions and provide suggestions for your stay.

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Details

Registration number

0363556FDF834E4C9C4A

Property type

Moored houseboat

Payment policy

25-75% or 50-50% or 100% (read more)

Cancellation policy

Security deposit

$436

Check in/out time

Check in possible for all day.

Check out before 15:00.

Bedrooms

2 Bedrooms, 4 Sleeps

King size beds: 2

 

The bathrooms have recently been renovated and have a toilet and walk-in shower. The sheets are always fresh and non-synthetic.

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Bathrooms

Number of bathrooms: 2
Number of en-suite bathrooms: 1
Number of toilets: 3

Holiday type

Historic / sightseeing
Town / city

Lake / riverside
Romantic

Amenities

Linen provided

Towels provided

Entertainment

Internet access

WiFi / internet

Indoor facilities

Shower

Outdoor facilities

Terrace / balcony

Heating / cooling

Central heating

Electric fans

Location

City views

Close to the shops

General information

Paid parking
Pets allowed

Smoking not allowed

Activities nearby

Tennis

Cycling / mountain biking

Services

Maid service

Location

About the area

Unearth Amsterdam's Historic Treasures

The Dutch capital of Amsterdam, nestled in the heart of North Holland, is a living gallery of Golden Age architecture and centuries-old canals. Stroll through the historic Jordaan district, renowned for its maze of narrow streets and charming houses. Visit the Anne Frank House, a poignant testament to wartime resilience, or marvel at the opulent Royal Palace on Dam Square, once the epicenter of Dutch power. The Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum provide an immersive peek into the rich artistic tapestry of the Netherlands.

Explore Indoor Pleasures in Amsterdam

Amsterdam boasts a wealth of indoor activities to engage the curious mind. The Hermitage Amsterdam offers a taste of Russian aristocracy, while the interactive exhibits at the NEMO Science Museum captivate visitors of all ages. For contemporary art lovers, the Stedelijk Museum is a must-visit, housing an extensive collection of modern masterpieces. Don't miss the eye-popping vibrancy of the Electric Ladyland museum, dedicated entirely to fluorescent art.

Dive into Amsterdam's Enchanting Outdoors

Embrace the outdoors with a scenic canal cruise, gliding past iconic bridges and colorful houseboats that define Amsterdam's unique charm. The expansive Vondelpark, a true urban oasis, invites visitors for leisurely strolls, cycling adventures, or simply basking in the serene beauty. Journey a bit farther to the Amsterdamse Bos, a sprawling forest park ideal for hiking, boating, and horseback riding. For a tranquil escape, the city's botanical garden, Hortus Botanicus, offers a haven of exotic plants and trees.

Wildlife Wonders Near Amsterdam

While Amsterdam might not be known for its wildlife, the city offers unique encounters nonetheless. Artis Royal Zoo, one of the oldest zoos in Europe, provides a home for diverse species within a lush, park-like setting. Just a short trip outside the city, the Zaanse Schans region offers a glimpse into rural Dutch life, complete with pastures dotted with grazing sheep and traditional windmills. For bird enthusiasts, early morning trips to the nearby Waterland area offer the chance to spot native waterfowl and wading birds in their natural habitats.

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Houseboat owner

Jan / Judith

Hi there! I am Judith, a Dutch girl in her late twenties. I have travelled a lot of my time and when I was looking for housing I found Josja. Together with the owner and help of friends we have renovated here. As an effort to earn back the renovations we thought: why not have others enjoy her too! So, here we are a while later.

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Normally within 24 hours
Language spoken
English, Dutch

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