Houseboat Blue Water
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Hall to bathroom and toilet
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Fully equipped kitchenette
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Water view
Seating area with kitchenette
Seating area
Floor to ceiling sliding window
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Studio/bedroom
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Houseboat Blue Water

Romantic houseboat studio apartment, perfect city getaway in the historic part of Amsterdam

Excellent! 4.7/5 (27 reviews)

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. Top location in the Jordaan area
  2. Beautiful views
  3. Houseboat experience
  1. Lovely area with lots of restaurants and bars nearby
  2. Close to lots of points of interest
  3. Located in the historical part of Amsterdam, the canal

Houseboat summary

A romantic getaway/holiday rental a lovely houseboat studio for maximum 2 people situated in one of the most beautiful canals and in the most popular area in Amsterdam, the favorite Jodaan. At the moment the houseboat has be relocated to the Zoutkeetsgracht.

Houseboat description

Houseboat Bluewater is a lovely houseboat situated on one of the most beautiful canals in Amsterdam. The area is favored by many locals because of it’s authenticity and atmosphere. It is the lovely Jordaan area with many quaint shops, nice restaurants and café's.

The studio is part of a whole houseboat, totally private from the other part of the houseboat. It has beautiful large sliding windows which gives you the most amazing view across the canal at the 400 year old warehouses with their beautiful colorful shutters.

The studio has a very comfortable double bed with a ceiling fan for the warmer nights. It also has central heating. A tv with Netflix. It has a small ‘kitchenette’ with fridge and losse hotplates but WITHOUT a sink. 
There is a small seating area in front of the large window.

A private bathroom with double vanity and glass shower stall and a separate private toilet. There is a ledge outside the sliding window with a small bench to sit and watch the pleasure boats go by or feed the swans and ducks.

For your welcome there will be a bottle of wine and a couple of beers waiting for you in the fridge. There are 2 bikes at your disposal. Enjoy your stay!

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Details

Registration number

0363 A916 6EB6 5754 29AA

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 21:00.

Check out before 10:00.

Bedrooms

1 Bedroom, 2 Sleeps

King size beds: 1

 

What makes this bedroom special is the large floor to ceiling sliding window which gives you a fabulous view from the bed or the seating area. The private bathroom has a double vanity and a glass shower stall.

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Bathrooms

Number of bathrooms: 1
Number of toilets: 1

Holiday type

Nightlife
Historic / sightseeing

Town / city
Romantic

Being on the canal gives you a free feeling. A nice suggestion is to rent a little pleasure boat yourself and go boating in the canals.

Amenities

Fully equipped kitchen
Microwave / oven
Toaster

Linen provided
Towels provided
Iron

There is a Nespresso coffee machine

Entertainment

Satellite / Cable tv
WiFi / internet

Internet access

There is NETFLIX

Outdoor facilities

Terrace / balcony

The ledge is small but you can sit on it. There is a small bench.

Heating / cooling

Central heating

Room fans

The central heating is just like in a house with a thermostat and radiators. So in winter it is nice and warm.

Location

City views
Close to the shops

Close to the ariport

Beautiful views of historic warehouses and all the pleasure boats going by.

Activities nearby

Swimminig / watersports

Location

Distances

Airport

15 km

Bar

0 km

Beach

25 km

Restaurant

0.1 km

Super market

0.2 km

Train station

0.5 km

How to get there

Amsterdam Airport is close to the city, it will take 20 minutes by taxi. The train will run 4x an hour and takes you 15 minutes and walking from the station about 10/15 minutes to the houseboat.

About the area

The area is ‘the Jordaan’. There is a twice weekly market/farmers market just opposite and around the corner of the houseboat. Many restaurants, cafes, outdoor terrasses and shops around. Many sights close by. Supermarket and gocery stores very close. The famous Haarlemmerdijk is just 200 meters away. It is a very happy, fun loving, bustling area and yet not as busy as other parts of Amsterdam. Sometimes the canal looks and feels like a 18th century fishing village.  

PLEASE NOTE:

THE HOUSEBOAT WILL BE RELOCATED BEGINNING OF SEPTEMER 2022 UNTILL DECEMBER 2023 TO THE ZOUTKEETSGRACHT 7K BECAUSE OF CONTRUCTION WORK ON THE BROUWERSGRACHT QUAY. THE ZOUTKEETSGRACHT IS ALSO A VERY NICE HISTORICAL LOCATION.

BECAUSE OF THIS CHANGE I HAVE LOWERED MY PRICES.
THE LOCATION IS STILL VERY NICE TO GET AROUND AND ENJOY AMSTERDAM

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Houseboat owner

Danielle

Look forward to welcome you aboard and share the fun of living on the water in Amsterdam!

PLEASE NOTE THAT FROM THE FIRST WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 2022 -DECEMBER 2023, THE HOUSEBOAT WILL BE RELOCATED TO ANOTHER LOCATION BECAUSE OF WORK ON THE QUAY. THE NEW LOCATION WILL BE THE ‘ZOUTKEETGRACHT’. THIS LOCATION IS ABOU 5/10 MIN WALK FROM THE ORIGINAL LOCATION. AND ALSO A BEAUTIFUL HISTORIC AREA.

BECAUSE OF THIS I HAVE LOWERED MY PRICES.
THE LOCATION IS ALSO PERFECT TO GET AROUND AND ENJOY AMSTERDAM.

Response time
Normally within one hour
Language spoken
Dutch, English

27 Reviews - Houseboat Blue Water

Excellent! 4.7/5

  1. Philip R - Switzerland

    12 Sep

    Nice Boat

    As we were redirected to another address we expected something like a discount. The boat had to change location due to construction work at the river. Unfortunately we have not received a discount either the price for the boat went down as soon as the relocation was communicated. The entrance was not very clean and not nicely prepared as we expected it. The sleeping and bathroom itself is very nice furnished with a great style. Danielle is very communicative and helpful. She is definitely a great host.

  2. Sophie O - England

    18 Jun

    Excellent location

    Really handy location. Lots of nice shops, bars and restaurants close by. The houseboat has everything that you need for a comfortable stay. We were left a lovely bottle of wine, coffee etc so we didn’t have to rush to get provisions for that on our first day. Beautiful location to sit out and watch the boats and life along the canal. Great host and we would love to stay again!

  3. Donald C - the United States

    11 Aug

    Great place in Amsterdam

    A wonderful place to stay on a quiet canal but close to all things Amsterdam. Danielle was a very responsive host. Would definitely stay again.

  4. Carolin M - Canada

    29 Jul

    Location great! House…

    Best location in the calm and friendly Jordaan district. Right on the canal with a very narrow deck to sit and cool tired feet and feed water fowl. The houseboat itself is very small and needs updating and attention. Large bathroom was a plus. Unfortunately the cleaning was subpar and our host explained the cleaner was unwell. We were booked for a week and we had to request paper towel and tea towels to do dishes (only sink is in bathroom - no counter - be creative!). The exterior is very neglected (dead plants and garbage) and we had to request directions for dealing with garbage and bottles. We made it work for us but don’t expect much. Host responded when asked for missing items but made it clear they were leaving town. Good memories but wouldn’t stay there again.

  5. Hillary C - the United States

    09 Sep

    Can't beat this location!

    You really can't beat the location of this houseboat! Jordaan is a vibrant, quaint and beautiful neighborhood that is a little quieter and a little more local than the busier parts of Amsterdam. 

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