Houseboat Henks' Pink Frontdoor

Comfortable NEW HOUSEBOAT near the Vondelpark, clean, smoke free, centrally located.

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Houseboat summary

This houseboat is completely newly built in March 2019. From the bottom to the top and inside out all new. You are more than welcome aboard our unique place in Amsterdam. It is an amazing houseboat in the popular district called 'Oud West', close to lots of great things to see and located at one of the most popular canals in Amsterdam. Very quiet, but still at walking distance to the main places you would like to visit as a guest in Amsterdam.

Houseboat description

Henk's houseboat is comfortable for 4 guests, but with the sofa bed in the living room nice to stay with a maximum of 6 guests in 2019! (New city rental rules for maximum 4 guests are already valid for apartments and probably from 2020 this rule will be introduced for houseboats too!). The houseboat will only be rented out for a few dates a year, when the owner is away from home.


  • No smoking inside and/or in front of the houseboat.
  • No drugs inside and/or in front of the houseboat.
  • No loud noises. Mind the neighbours.
  • No other visitors/sleepovers allowed to enter other then the guests registered.


The houseboat is suitable for a family with kids, or couples and retired people. Groups of young friends are not welcome in my houseboat. No smoking in and in front of the houseboat. No party-people.

This unique houseboat is docked at walking distance from lots of major attractions, restaurants, bars, and shops. Yet is on one of the quietest canals in Amsterdam Old West.

This COMPLETELY NEW big 75 m2 houseboat also has an outside private entry located on the Quay. Front door is Pink! The vintage style furniture is made by famous designers such as Gispen, Pastoe, Hans Wegner etc. The kitchen has new features.

A little sweet doggy could be welcoming you outside when you enter the terrace fence! Your little dog is welcome too at the houseboat. Please message us in advance. 

The location is great. Just around the corner, you'll find bar-restaurant DAPPER. Supermarkets, bars, shopping, markets, museums, attractions, parks are all within walking distance. Trams, busses around the corner.

Our taxi service can drive you to/from the airport within 20 minutes.
Airport bus shuttle 397 and night busses at walking distance from the bus station Elandsgracht.
Bikes only available on request for a small fee.


  • Hosts will welcome you
  • Including a bottle of wine and delicious Dutch cookies.
  • Fresh washed bed linen and towels to use during your stay.
  • Fine duvets and several pillows.
  • Free cable TV
  • Free Wi-Fi internet.
  • Free coffee and tea.
  • Included tourist tax.
  • Excluded additional fees (read house rules).


Deposit 200 euro cash to be paid at check-in. When the house rules have been respected, the deposit will be handed over at check-out.

The houseboat has a hallway entrance kitchen, bathroom with shower and toilet and washing machine, living room with 2 tables and 8 chairs, couch, TV Two Separate bedrooms both with double bed. Second separate toilet. All brand-new.

We warmly welcome families with children. There are fences around the boat, the windows have child locks and cleaning stuff is stored out of reach of children. Furthermore there are lots of toys for the kids to play with.

Please note that the owner of this houseboat is retired so the houseboat will be hosted by closeby neighbors Mark and Cynthia.

Due to strict Amsterdam City Rules, this houseboat is for rent only a few days a year. Therefore houseboats are a unique place to stay in Amsterdam.

Little dog is welcome in the houseboat!

Note: we consider our boat as child-friendly, but note that you are and always will be responsible for the safety of your kids when staying with us. Staying on a houseboat simply means that there is always water around you and you have to be careful in every occasion.

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Houseboat highlights

  • Design Vintage furniture

  • Children and dogs are welcome

  • Newly built houseboat inside and ouside

  • Walking distance from museumsquare and Vondelpark

  • Unique exerience on a safe houseboat

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