Studio for 2 near Jordaan

Awesome Space Age Studio

Excellent! 4.7/5 (38 reviews)

Houseboat highlights

  1. Amazing Space Age design
  2. Wonderful roof terrace and floating garden
  3. Very comfortable: floor heating, rain shower etc
  1. Perfect location close to musems, restaurants etc
  2. High quality double bed

Houseboat summary

The interior of this unique floating apartment, on the verge of the Jordaan, is inspired by the 'space age'. A time when mankind reached for the moon, and beyond. This space exploration influenced designers around the world to create completely new furniture, concepts of living and of course... the Lava Lamp. And this is now available aboard my wonderful houseboat on one of the most charming canals of Amsterdam. Groovy baby!

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Houseboat description


Important note: no smoking or drugs of any kind allowed aboard!

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Once you set foot on That 70's Boat, it is like you get into a time capsule. The interior architect was given the task to create a genuine and unique experience with eye for detail. He has not failed: from the funky wall paper to every single artefact aboard, you will truly feel that you are in that funky era. We warmly invite you to surprise both yourself and your beloved one with a unique experience!

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The first thing you will see in the hallway is an original stamp of the Sputnik satellite, which marked the start of The Space Age in 1957. Open the door to your apartment to enter the spacious living room with a comfortable couch, large flatscreen tv and a epic round table with bottle holes in it. From here you have a full view over the canal thanks to the large sliding window. On the side of the boat there is a wonderful floating garden with bamboo plants that create a wonderful, private and warm atmosphere inside the boat. The whole apartment has floor heating for your convenience.

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On your left hand side there is the dining area with four genuine tulip chairs of the world famous designer Eero Saarinen. Designed in the late 50's, and now more popular then ever. The buffet cupboard is also vintage, contributing to the authentic experience that we want to offer. There is a Nespresso coffee maker, cooker, refrigerator and a sink, but no cooking facilities. And why would you want that? With a wide variety of great bars and restaurants within minutes walking, you will most likely have problems choosing where to eat every night. 

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The bedroom is a place of tranquility, a place to land and have a great night sleep. Here you also have water view, so you can watch the swans, geese and ducks swimming by right from your bedroom. We offer a high quality queen size bed. And how proud I am to have found a genuine Herda lamp from the 70's - hope you like it as much as I do! 

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In the bathroom, with Italian tiling and a cute porthole, there is a large rain shower, toilet, small sink and a hair dryer. 

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About the area where the houseboat is located, this is called 'Oud West', or in English 'Old West'. This is right next to the famous Jordaan area where you can wander for hours without getting bored a bit. Countless restaurants, bars, boutique shops and museums are waiting for you. The Anne Frank House is just 5 minutes walking away, and also the Westerpark, Museum Square and Dam Square are within walking distance. Public transport is litterally around the corner, taking you to every possible corner of the city within 30 minutes.

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Last but not least I want to let you know that you have access to the amazing roof terrace of 5 x 5 meters till 10 pm all year round. Without a doubt the most amazing place to sit back and relax. And one last thing that is good to know: our boat is totally drugs and smoke free, so no drugs of any kind is allowed aboard.

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We hope you appreciate to go all the way with this daring design, and we look forward to welcome you aboard!

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Details

Property type

Moored houseboat

Payment policy

Cancellation policy

Security deposit

Not required

Check in/out time

Check in between 15:00 and 23:00.

Check out before 11:00.

Bedrooms

1 Bedroom, 2 Sleeps

Number of double beds: 1

 

The bathroom has wonderful Italian tiles with a fascinating relief. There is a large shower with a glass sliding door, a toilet and a small sink. Furthermore you will find a hair dryer and a harmonica mirror.

Bathrooms

Number of bathrooms: 1
Number of toilets: 1

Holiday type

Nightlife
Historic / sightseeing
Town / city

Lake / riverside
Romantic
Sporting activities

Amenities

Linen provided
Towels provided

Dining table & chairs

There are no cooking facilitiesm but we provide a refrigerator, Nespresso coffee maker, cooker and a sink in the kitchenette.

Entertainment

Music system / CD player
Satellite / Cable tv
WiFi / internet

DVD player
Internet access

We have high speed wifi and digital tv with loads of international chanels.

Outdoor facilities

Terrace / balcony

Sun loungers

The roof terrace has a Philippe Starcke couch and chair from which you will enjoy the lively neighborhood. No better place to chill out and relax!

Heating / cooling

Central heating

We have floor heating.

Location

City views

Close to the shops

General information

Child friendly

Highchair availabele

Activities nearby

Swimminig / watersports
Walking / hiking
Fishing

Climbing
Cycling / mountain biking
Amusement park / water park

Location

Houseboat owner

Valkiria

I live aboard this wonderful houseboat with my friend and we love to share the very special apartment with you. Love to live on the water - love to share the experience with you!

Response time
Normally within less than one hour
Language spoken
Dutch, English, German, French

38 Reviews - Studio for 2 near Jordaan

Excellent! 4.7/5

  1. Kevin B - the United States

    05 Dec

    Fantastic!

    We were so lucky to have stayed on Valkiria's houseboat. The entire place was comfy and cozy. This was the right size for the two of us.

    It was fun to watch the swans, ducks, and other fowl swim up to the windows. In my opinion we had an upgraded view due to the temporary alternate mooring location, which was only about a block from the original location.

    We were in close proximity to everything we wanted. Easy walk to Anne Frank, Van Gogh, FoodHallen, and other areas of interest.

    We loved the nearby shops. Three recommendations that are nearby; Moeders (food), The Kiwi (fun bar), Stach (homemade sweets). 

    Highly encourage you to book this houseboat if you find it avaiable for your dates of stay.

  2. Olaf R - Germany

    13 Apr

    Charming

    We spend 1 week in this absolutely charming 70th style boat incl. goose and duck zoo directly outside the living room..

    Super kind host! 

  3. Clara Yasmine S - Italy

    09 Nov

    Houseboat

    Our floating house was very pretty and welcoming. The point was strategic, Jordan quarter 20 minutes walk from everything. I enjoyed the retro style and the canal view, a special experience for those who do not live in amsterdam.

    There are small improvements to be made, such as the dust in the apartment, the 3 green towels stained with yellow, or the stains under the toilet that at first glance look like pee, and one of the 4 chairs in the living room that is not entirely stable. Overall I am satisfied it was nice to stay in this Houseboat and I would recommend it.

  4. Tatiana T - France

    01 Nov

    Fantastic Show original

    Everything was perfect, the location, the barge, the communication with Valkiria !!!

    I absolutely recommend it.

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  5. Gerard G - Australia

    04 Nov

    Amazing

    A one off experience we shall remember forever.  

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