Walk-in shower
Bathroom with vanity
Bathroom with toilet
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Galeforce One - Jordaan houseboat studio

Gorgeous Houseboat studio on the most beautiful Canal in Amsterdam with spectacular views.

Excellent! 4.8/5 (60 reviews)


  • 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.

Houseboat highlights

  1. Best views of one of the canals of Amsterdam
  2. The houseboat is newly built.
  3. Very comfortable with Central Heating system
  1. Right in the middle of the Jordaan
  2. Lots of bars and restaurants around the corner
  3. Easy access to all of the sights by foot or transport

Houseboat summary

Gorgeous private houseboat studio on the most beautiful Canal in Amsterdam with spectacular views. You will be staying in the heart of the buzzing Jordaan area and live like a local!

Galeforce One is a cozy studio with a special view on the canal.

You will have a private space at your disposal with a bedroom and bathroom.


In the same space, there is a fridge, microwave, coffee, and tea maker. Coffee and tea are provided and there is a bottle of wine in the fridge for your welcome. The bathroom is private with a large walk-in shower, toilet and single vanity.

And if you feel like enjoying a nice sunny day, you sit on the small terrace just outside the window to experience life as a real Amsterdammer!




Houseboat description

Situated on one of the most beautiful canals, THE BROUWERSGRACHT, you will find houseboat GALEFORCE ONE. A houseboat with a self-catering studio for your holiday rental or city break.

Imagine having an unforgettable stay in a houseboat on one ofthe most beautiful canals right in the most popular area of Amsterdam, THE JORDAAN. You will find most points of interest within walking distance and there is an abundance of small pubs, cafs andcozy restaurants for you to enjoy yourbreakfast,lunch or dinner all around the houseboat.

If you are looking for a special holiday, you will not find a better location to experience staying on a houseboat. The connection with the water and the animals floating past your window while sitting on your private deck. Swans and ducks begging for a scrap of bread and all kinds of small boats passing by with people enjoying a leisurely boat ride. It's the ultimate way to enjoy the best Amsterdam has to offer on the water.

Now something more about the place itself. The studio offers all the privacy you want and you don't need to share any space only the front door with me. In the studio, you will find a very comfortable double bed from where you have a water view. Furthermore, there is enough closet space and a fan to ensure a cool breeze during hot summer days. The wide windows with sliding doors let in lots of light and give access to a small waterside terrace. A wonderful place to just sit back and relax while the always-changing city views pass by. Now you will feel like truly like a real 'Amsterdammer'.

In the private bathroom, you will find a walk-in shower, sink, and toilet.

I hope to have given you the best impression possible and look forward to welcoming you aboard!

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Registration number

0363 CD60 CFD9 62FB 192D

Property type

Moored houseboat

Payment policy

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

Cancellation policy

Security deposit

Not required

Check in/out time

Check in between 14:00 and 22:00.

Check out before 10:00.


1 Bedroom, 2 Sleeps

Queen size beds: 1


The bedroom has a very comfortable double bed, a small TV and seating area in front of the large windows. It has a small outside deck on the water. Linen and towels are provided.

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Number of bathrooms: 1
Number of toilets: 1

Holiday type

Historic / sightseeing

Town / city


Microwave / oven
Linen provided

Towels provided

Please notice that there is not a full kitchen space. The microwave and the fridge are located in the same area of the bedroom.


Satellite / Cable tv
WiFi / internet

DVD player
Internet access

Outdoor facilities

Terrace / balcony

Heating / cooling

Central heating

Room fans


Panoramic views
City views

Close to the shops




15 km

How to get there

The Gailforce One is situated in the Jordaan area.

By Plane: From the airport there is an easy train connection (4 times per hour, only 12 minutes commute) to the Central Station which is about 10 minutes walk from the houseboat.

By Train: 10 minutes walk from the main station

By car: There is a garage nearby where you can park your car. I will share full details after the booking is confirmed.

About the area

Location! Location! Location! That's most important where you are, well the Gaiforce One Houseboat is situated in just about the best and nicest location in Amsterdam. In the very heart of the 18th century old city-centre. If you look outside you have the feeling you find yourself in a 18th century oil painting. All around you there are 3 to 400 year old canal-houses and warehouses. It can't get better than that! It's amazing!

The houseboat is located on the canal-belt in THE JORDAAN, which used to be the poorest area of Amsterdam in the olden days, but is now the most trendy and favoured area by locals and tourists. There is a maze of narrow streets, with many lovely restaurants, pubs and quaint shops. On almost every corner you will find an café with an outdoor terrace, where you can enjoy a drink while watching the hustle and bustle of life on the canals.

In the 17th/18th century Amsterdam was a thriving trading post where ships brought their ware from all over the world to be stored in the warehouses of The Brouwersgracht. These warehouses you still see today and from your window! when staying on The Guest-Houseboat, these are now converted into very popular luxury and trendy loft apartments, sought after by locals and ex-pats.

Apart from the beauty of the area, the houseboat is ideally located for your visits to many of the important sights and a mere 10 minutes walk from the Central Station, would you want to travel outside of Amsterdam to for instance, The Hague (40 minutes by train), Haarlem (15 minutes), Rotterdam(50 minutes) or the airport ( 15 minutes) even the beach is just 20 minutes by train.


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Houseboat owner


My name is Patricia, I live in the most beautiful city in the world on the best location and I love to share this experience with you that you can stay in my houseboat studio for an unforgettable holiday!

Response time
Normally within 6 hours
Language spoken
Dutch, English, German, French

60 Reviews - Galeforce One - Jordaan houseboat studio

Excellent! 4.8/5

  1. Kerstin F - Germany

    03 Aug

    Holiday July 2021 Show original

    Hello Patricia, we had very nice days in Amsterdam. The houseboat is really very central. However, we were very appalled by the hygienic condition. For the money paid for a final cleaning, we did not get the impression that the houseboat is cleaned regularly. There were cobwebs everywhere, even at the entrance to the house. The towels were stained. Overall, the houseboat looked neglected. The closet was not usable, as there was hardly any space and blankets were thrown in the closet. According to the description and the price we did not expect that! It is a shame, as the location and surroundings were very good. But again we would not choose the houseboat, as there is no relationship between price and performance. Kerstin and Silke


    Hello Silke and Kirstin,

    I am very sorry that the condition of the boat was disappointing to you and that the boat was not clean enough.

    My regular cleaning lady was on vacation and I had hired a temporary cleaning lady who was clearly not on the level of my regular cleaning lady. I have never had complaints about theirs as my previous reviews always have 5 stars. Of course, this is not an excuse and shouldn't have happened! I sincerely apologize for this.

    You always have a lot of problems with spiders on the water, much more so than in a home. Unfortunately, this is difficult to avoid.
    We will do our best.
    Kind regards,


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  2. Suzana Emy K - Brazil

    05 Jun

    Very nice!!!!

    Me and my husband love this magical experience . The houseboat is very nice and Patricia is very friendly and atencious. 

  3. Nicola K - Germany

    01 Oct

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    Small but nice studio. Very centrally located, but still quite quiet, as only small boats and no larger excursion boats sail on the Brouwsergracht. The view is already wonderful from the bed and the mini terrace is exactly enough for two people with a drink ;-) The kitchen equipment is very minimalist Plates and some cutlery would have been nice, but after all, the woman has a pocket knife to be able to enjoy the cheese she has bought.

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  4. Ben F - the United States

    04 Jun

    First time house boater

    This was the first time we rented a houseboat and using The listing allayed a lot of our fears regarding what we might be getting into. The website also made it easy to communicate with the owner, Patricia, who was great and letting us know what to expect, and how to get to the boat and into it. Patricia’s pictures of the houseboat were accurate. We found a charming bedroom with a very comfortable queen size bed. The bathroom was much larger than expected, and had a very large shower. The Nespresso maker was very nice on those cold mornings. We found it easy to walk to everything we wanted to see and would absolutely rent again if we come back to Amsterdam.

  5. Karen R - the United States

    06 Sep

    Houseboat Stay

    The best thing was the location of this houseboat. Patricia was very helpful on local eateries - we had breakfast, coffee and croissants, at the same place three days in a row, which she told us about. Patricia accommodated our need to check in early, and was very prompt to let us in. She left a great bottle of wine for us to enjoy on the deck. Overall the accommodations met our needs.

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