La Reve (The Dream)

La Reve, spacious and cosy House Boat in vibrant Zeeburg. Unique way to enjoy Amsterdam as a local.

Good 4.3/5 (23 reviews)

Houseboat highlights

  1. Perfect for families and couples
  2. Located wonderfully
  1. Large houseboat
  2. Perfect way to explore Amsterdam

Houseboat summary

Welcome aboard La Reve.  Located 3.6 km from Central Station and 14km from Schiphol, the location Zeeburg is simply the perfect starting point for couples and small families to explore the  wonderful city of Amsterdam.

Houseboat description

La Reve is located on , East Amsterdam.  Our water villa is clean, and bright, with a magnificent view on the canal and a cozy terrace.

The boat has 120 sqm of space, with a modern spacious living room and fully equipped kitchen, perfect for 4 people or a family.

On board La Reve you will find:

Lower Floor

-Living room with TV

-Large dining table perfect for enjoying dinner with family and friends

-A Fully equipped kitchen

-1 bathroom with a huge bath (all towels provided)

-1 shower room with toilet

Upper floor:

- 2 Bedrooms with Double beds (all linen provided)

Due to health and safety (fire regulations) smoking is NOT allowed on the house boat.

BUT you can smoke on our large terrace adjoined to the house boat. On the terrace there is garden furniture to enjoy Al fresco dining.

The Centre – Dam Square and the old city is 20 minutes by foot. The Tropical museum, NEMO science museum, and the National Maritime Museum are within a 15-minute walk.

The Dapper market and the Javastraat are a 10 minute walk, for shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.

For those with weary legs, conveniently located near the boat are tram (7 and 14) and bus stops (22) to take you into the centre and Central train station.

         La Reve is a non-smoking – and non-party place. After 23.00 no loud music.

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Property type

Moored houseboat

Payment policy

Cancellation policy

Security deposit


Check in/out time

Check in between 15:00 and 16:00.

Check out before 10:00.


2 Bedrooms, 4 Sleeps

Number of double beds: 2

  1. Bedrooms: 2 double beds are available, all linen provided

Bathrooms: 1 bath room with large bath

                  1 shower room with toilet     (all towels provided)


Number of toilets: 1

Holiday Type

Historic / Sightseeing
Town / City



Fully Equipped Kitchen
Microwave / Oven

Linen Provided
Towels Provided
Dining Table & Chairs


Music System / CD Player
Satellite / Cable Tv

WiFi / Internet
Internet Access

Outdoor Facilities


Terrace / Balcony

Heating / Cooling

Central Heating
Room Fans

Electric Fans


City Views

Close To The Shops

canal view


Child Friendly

Long Term Rent Available

Activities Nearby

Swimminig / Watersports
Walking / Hiking

Cycling / Mountain Biking




14 km


0 km

Ferry port

3 km

Motor way

1 km


0 km

Super market

0 km

Train station

3 km

How to get there

Arrival by train to Central Station- take Bus 22 to Flevopark

Arrival by plane to Schiphol - take train to Central station and then take bus 22 to Flevopark

or take train to Muiderpoortstation and tram 14 to Flevopark


About the area

The boat is located  close to the center. Yet nice and quiet at night. The upcoming and buzzing Javastraat is just minutes away and we have great restaurants and bars around the corner.


NELIS Amsterdam  610m   Dutch, European, International

Instock restaurant 1.1 km Dutch, European, Fusion

Vita's Friet 1.1 km Dutch, European, Seafood

European cuisine
Pompstation 650m European, International, Steakhouse

Rosa & Rita 960m European, French, Italian

Dapper Tutto 1.1 km European, Italian, Mediterranean

Boulevard 610 m Cafe, Dutch
Coffee & Sandwichcafe 100&1 1.2 km Cafe, Dutch, European
Cafe Noir 2.4 km Cafe


Most popular landmarks:
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam - 4.14 km
Anne Frank House - 4.12 km
Van Gogh Museum - 4.35 km
Vondelpark - 5.34 km
The Jordaan - 4.29 km
The Rembrandt House Museum - 2.84 km
Heineken Experience - 3.64 km
Dam Square - 3.47 km
Artis Zoo - 2.07 km
Resistance Museum - 2.06 km

Closest landmarks:
Press Museum - 350 m
Python Bridge / High Bridge - 680 m
Funenpark - 800 m

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Houseboat owner

Angela And Vitali

Our houseboat is available for you to enjoy the experience of living on the water, and visiting the wonderful city of Amsterdam. Short and long term rentals available.

Response time
Normally within less than one hour
Language spoken
English, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian

23 Reviews - La Reve (The Dream)

Good 4.3/5

  1. Massimo B - Italy

    03 Oct

    Houseboat amsterdam

    Questa houseboat è veramente molto bella,perfetta per due coppie o per una famiglia fino a 4 persone. Camere,sala e cucina molto spaziose, arredata di ogni comfort. Anche la posizione è buona ed ha una fermata del tram a 200-300mt. Davvero un’ottima soluzione per visitare Amsterdam, la consiglio vivamente!


  2. - the Netherlands

    04 Sep

    Attention: Owner recently cancelled a 4-night booking.
  3. Smaranda H - Romania

    18 Sep

    Four days in Amsterdam - group of 4 people

    The La Reve houseboat is very cosy and pleasant. It's located in a nice, quiet neighbourhood, with a few supermarkets close by and is well connected to city public transport. There is a fancy antiques shop right vis a vis and neighbours are really friendly people. 

    The views over the canal are fantastic by night and the terrace in front of the house comes very handy when the weather allows you to enjoy the starlight at night over a glass of wine. The property is clean and the kitchen comes with all the accessories and utensil one needs. We really loved the heated floor in the main bathroom. 

  4. Kira P - Germany

    04 Feb

    Schönes Apartment auf dem Wasser

    Ein perfektes Apartment für 2 Paare oder 1 Familie. Die Küche war sehr gut ausgestattet und der Wohnbereich schön hell und groß, wie auf den Bildern zu sehen. Auch die Verkehrsanbindung war ideal, da man mit dem Bus (22) in 10 Minuten in der Innenstadt bzw. am Hbf war und in 40 Minuten am Bahnhof Sloterdijk, wo die Fernbusse ankommen und abfahren. Die Nachbarschaft ist ruhig, da auf der gegenüberliegenden Straßenseite eine Art Industriestraße liegt. Wir hatten eine wunderschöne Zeit.

  5. Monica G - England

    19 Nov

    Great Stay!

    Clean, Bright, and a great location.

    The host was very nice and flexible - and offered lots and lots of insider recommendations.

    Highly recommend.  

  6. Dough - the United States

    03 Aug

    Great houseboat with luxury apartment comfort

    If you are looking for a spacious and comfortable floating home, this is your place to stay. Quite different from ships - that are often quite dark and have low ceilings - this boat offers the opposite. Lots of space and light, and a wonderful kitchen. Easy to get into town with public transport, and very quiet at night. Thanks for having us Vitali and Angela!

  7. Sandrine R - France

    16 Apr

    Very nice houseboat

    we had a great time aboard this houseboat. it is very well equipped and close to public transport. Vitali was a very helpful host to answer our questions. we keep the address for a next visit.

  8. Deniz - Argentina

    18 May

    Paz y tranquilidad

    Un poco de paz La tranquilidad y armonía del lugar compensa ampliamente la lejanía del centro Algo alejado del centro....

  9. Benedikt K - Germany

    23 May

    Perfect location but not very clean

    The house boat was perfectly located with a tram station and grocery stores in walking distance. 

    Unfortunately, the boat was not very clean and required us to spend some time cleaning dishes etc. upon arrival.  The kitchen was well equipped but most stuff locked so old and used that we changed plans from dinner on the boat to dinner at restaurants. Also, the two beds are very basic. 

    Other than that it was a beautiful boat and the owners were very friendly, helpful and uncomplicated. 

  10. Fredric - England

    15 Aug

    Lovely houseboat in quiet area

    Our stay at this houseboat has been wonderful. We did not know the Eastern part of the city but were very happy to stay here. The houseboat is located on a quiet canal and is easy to reach by public transport. The nearby Flevopark is just wonderful and of course you should visit the famous brewery ''t IJ', located at the beginning of our canal. Highly recommended if you're looking for an unforgettable houseboat holiday in Amsterdam.

  11. Libby P - England

    16 Sep

    Peaceful Houseboat in Amsterdam

    Angela & Vitali were great hosts, they gave good advice on where to go & Vitali is a very friendly, interesting & engaging person. 

    When we arrived at the houseboat I was a bit disappointed at the location & the initial appearance of the houseboat, I felt it needed a bit of tidying up, especially the front of the property. However the location proved to be convenient for getting to the centre of Amsterdam. 

    In the local area we found the bar Joost, with its super friendly bar person Jaap. For breakfast or lunch there’s a fantastic Cafe called Chantilly, I had the eggs Benedict they also serve amazing cakes. 

    All in all we enjoyed our stay & would like to thank both Angela & Vitali for their hospitality.


  12. Maila P - Italy

    19 Oct


    The house is fantastic more than in photos. The position's easier to reach by public transportation in about 20 minutes and the owner is very helpful and gives you all the information required in a short time.

    We hope to come back soon!



  13. Hilde H - Belgium

    07 Jun

    Nice and well located place to stay

    We stayed for three days on the houseboat, it was a nice way to stay in Amsterdam. The houseboat is in a quiet location, but not too far from the center. An ideal place to go to the center by bike. All facilities are available for a comfortable stay.

  14. Kate B - England

    18 May

    Great short stay onboard La Reve

    Would highly recommend La Reve for your visit to Amsterdam. The houseboat is very comfortable and well equipped with everything you need. Great views out over the canal and a lovely outside decked area. The location is perfect- outside of the main busy city with a great local neighborhood with excellent bars, restaurants and shops. I’d recommend staying here and experiencing ‘real’ life as a local!

    Thank you!

  15. Milena - Argentina

    17 Jul

    Very pleasant stay

    Quiet area. Convenient location. Comfortable, cozy, big house. We stayed in Amsterdam for three nights, and the houseboat exceeded all the expectations. You can also see ducks and swans swimming under the windows. The kitchen is comfortable furnished with all the necessary utensils and appliances. In 8 minutes walk there are supermarkets. And we mostly used the tram for going to the city center. The owner has been always very responsive. We liked everything! 

  16. Hazel S - England

    03 May

    Lovely Water Villa

    Very spacious downstairs lovely kitchen and dinning area the lounge is ideal for relaxing as the views of the canal watching the birds was lovely too.

    Bathroom and shower room very roomy but a word of warning the shower is very slow draining and can over flow.

    Upstairs 2 double bedrooms with futon's as beds one was comfortable the other not so and wardrobes to one room only 

    Stairs are narrow and steep which is the norm in the Netherlands and it's a bit out of the way however you can jump on the no 22 bus or 14 tram 

    Overall a different experience than staying in hotels worth a stay 

  17. Mary - New Zealand

    16 Jun

    Water experience

    Loved that it was right on the water. We weren’t expecting to stay so close. The decor was really nice also. It was a little far from the centre of Amsterdam but Uber was very cheap.

  18. Stephan B - Germany

    30 May


    We had a very nice weekend. Lovely houseboat. 

  19. Sue M - England

    05 Mar

    Well worth a visit!

    We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night stay in La Reve. Situated approx. 15-20 mins by tram or bus from the center of Amsterdam, it is ideal for visiting the sights of the city. We loved the experience of being 'on the water' and the feeling of space in the houseboat. There are also restaurants, cafes and supermarkets a short walk away - would thoroughly recommend 'Chantilly', where we had the most amazing breakfast!! Another tip for anyone visiting Amsterdam is to take the ferry from behind Central Station (it's free) and visit "This is Holland" - a 5D experience, relatively new so not in the guide books but well worth the visit (especially with 'kids' - our 15 year old loved it)- as you "fly" over the country. Book online. You can also book to go up the Amsterdam Tower next door - with a swing at the top!! Although we didn't see Angela and Vitali during our stay, they were really helpful via WhatsApp for getting tips on restaurants and other advice. Thank you - well worth a visit!

  20. Doris S - Germany

    26 Aug

    Good times on a houseboat

    The days on the houseboat La Reve were very nice.The houseboat was clean, well furnished and well served by public Transport.The Jordan Straat with many pubs and restaurants could even be reached on foot. Vitali was a very good host, he answered quickly and gave us lots of good advice.We spent a very nice time in Amsterdam and did not feel like tourists.

  21. Jane S - England

    28 Oct

    Lovely place to stay

    This is a lovely, spacious houseboat on a quiet street about 3km from the center. Stylish futon beds and essential equipment in the kitchen. Vitali was very helpful with ideas for places to go in Amsterdam. Thank you!

  22. Amanda S - the United States

    01 Aug

    Lovely stay

    The house boat made for a comfortable and lovely stay in Amsterdam for our family of four! It was also an easy tram ride to most sites and convenient to stores and restaurants.

  23. Mathias E - Germany

    13 Mar

    40 ter Geburtstag

    Es war traumhaft und ruhig und doch zentral. Wir waren sehr zufrieden und die Parkmöglichkeiten vor der Tür für kleines Geld sind für Amsterdam super. Vielen Dank an die Vermieter.

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