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Light and bright room 'Beach'

We look forward to welcome you aboard and share the fun of living on the water with you.

Excellent! 4.6/5 (17 reviews)

Houseboat highlights

  1. Private entrance and en suite bathroom
  2. Enjoy our garden and go swimming
  3. Free ferry takes you to the centre 24/7
  1. Free parking
  2. Good night sleep and great breakfast

Houseboat summary

Welcome aboard. Stay safe and corona-proof in B&B de Albatros. 

The Beach Room on our floating B&B in the Northern part of Amsterdam has its own bathroom, ensuring all the privacy you need. You will enjoy the water views through the large windows for sure. The room is small but very light and bright and it a pleasure to watch the swans, ducks and geese passing by. Our guests appreciate the tranquility of our neighborhood, the garden and the hospitality that we offer. Breakfast is DIY style and can be enjoyed at your own time in your room or the garden.

Houseboat description

Our location

The houseboat is docked in a quiet and lovely canal with lots of other houseboats.  The free ferry NDSM Wharf is 20 minutes on foot or 5 on a bike. It takes you straight to central Station. Public transport is around the corner and you can reach the heart of the city in 20 minutes. 

If you like to explore the typical Dutch landscape with the wide green fields and charming waterways, our houseboat is the perfect pick for you too. By bike the small villages of Waterland are nice to explore.  The Zaanse Schans, world heritage with the iconic windmills, is also within reach. 

Great night sleep

Our guests appreciate our place for the fact that we're within easy reach of the centre, yet you won't find any loud tourist masses in our neighborhood. You will truly be a part of our community during your stay and enjoy the water life like a local. And you are assured to have a great night rest for sure in the comfortable double bed. 

Private garden and swimming

After coming back from the city you can either chill out on your private room, or enjoy the garden with a roofed terrace that we offer to our guests.

During the summer you can go swimming in our canal, like many locals do. 

Of course we offer all the luxury that you may expect from a comfortable room: good central heating, fast wifi and a private entrance. 

Breakfast

Our breakfast is DIY-style, served in the common hall  and to be enjoyed in your own room or the garden at your own time. This is included in the price, and has a nice Dutch touch to it with cheese, meats and fresh fruit.

Free parking

Yes, it is quite exceptional in Amsterdam, but we do offer free parking in our street!

We hope to have given you the best impression of our floating B&B possible, but don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions. We're always glad to help!

 

PS one last thing: We are non-smokers and we find it hard to accomodate heavy smokers in and around our house. So if you want to smoke a lot, please find somewhere else to stay.  Thanks for understanding!

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Details

Registration number

0363 8BDC 9D78 554C D9CD

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 11:00.

Bedrooms

1 Bedroom, 2 Sleeps

Number of double beds: 1

 

In your room you have access to a small but convenient en suite bathroom with a sink, shower and toilet. 

Bathrooms

Number of bathrooms: 1
Number of en-suite bathrooms: 1
Number of toilets: 1

Holiday type

Rural / countryside
Historic / sightseeing
Town / city

Lake / riverside
Romantic
Sporting activities

Amenities

Toaster
Linen provided

Towels provided
Dining table & chairs

Entertainment

WiFi / internet

We offer a common garden for the guests of our two rooms. And know that you can go swimming in the summer, like many locals do!

Outdoor facilities

Garden
Terrace / balcony

Sun loungers

Heating / cooling

Central heating

Activities nearby

Swimminig / watersports
Walking / hiking

Fishing
Cycling / mountain biking

Location

Distances

Airport

20 km

Bar

0.5 km

Beach

25 km

Ferry port

1.5 km

Golf course

16 km

Highway

2 km

Night club

2 km

Restaurant

0.5 km

Super market

0.7 km

Train station

2.5 km

How to get there

If you arrive by car, be assured that you can park it for free at our houseboat.

If you travel by public transport, just take the free ferry that takes you from Central Station to Amsterdam North. From there you can walk to our boat in 20 minutes. 

With heavy luggage you better take the metro 2 stops and from there the bus which stops just around the corner, This takes also 20 minutes

About the area

Amsterdam North is the next new thing, so to speak. Lots of culture, bars and restaurants along the shore of the IJ River (make sure to visit the NDSM wharf!), good connection with the city centre thanks to the free ferry, and not to forget the wonderful green fields and waterways nearby. 

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Houseboat owner

Elise

We are Richard and Elise. We like to meet people from all over the world and are happy to share our place on the water with you.

Response time
Normally within 24 hours
Language spoken
English, Dutch, German

17 Reviews - Light and bright room 'Beach'

Excellent! 4.6/5

  1. Pia M - Germany

    15 Nov

    Beautiful Houseboat

    The room was very cute and the owner was very friendly! If you have any questions, Elise helps you every time. Thank you for the nice vacation home! 

  2. Katharina K - Germany

    17 Dec

    Perfect Weekend

    The houseboat is awesome, it has everything you need plus a wonderful view! Elise is a super welcoming host and answers very fast. I would definitely choose this place again!

  3. Iseult C - Ireland

    02 Dec

    Great place to stay!

    We have a lovely stay in this room. It was very clean and bright with everything you need, including breakfast. Elise was friendly and helpful, thanks for everything!

  4. Michael H - Germany

    27 Nov

    Great!

    Nice People, a great place to be!

  5. Consuelo C - Germany

    29 Sep

    Lovely place to wind down after a bustling day downtown

    My husband and I really loved the peace and quiet of the Albatros. Getting woken up by the ducks right outside the window and wonderful views of the canal make up for the short commute by ferry to Central Station.

    Quite close there is also a bus that takes you to Zaanse Schaans, for a nice excursion to the famous windmills region.

    The room is spotless clean, cosy but comfortable and the breakfast set up by Elise includes a variety of items and is plentiful. Excellent contact with the owners who live next door.

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