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Houseboat Captain's Home PRIVATE studio+free bikes

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Houseboat Captain's Home PRIVATE studio+free bikes

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 private bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Private use of a bright and cosy studio (Captain's home) in our houseboat, a former cargo ship. Explore the city centre, natural areas and picturesque Dutch villages. It's all within easy reach from our boat. Free use of bikes, free car park!


Free parking on premises
Cable TV
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 2 single beds

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 10PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


271 Reviews

Pascal User Profile
September 2017
Beautiful place, serenity on the water. Quite a gem actually. Close to downtown yet you feel in the countryside. The place was very clean with comfy beds and all that is needed to cook your meals. The provided bikes are such a nice touch. They allowed us to go explore around, get…
Floortje User Profile
Response from Floortje:
Thank you!
September 2017
Maude User Profile
March 2016
This little houseboat is very nice, perfect for a short stay in Amsterdam. At first, we were a little disappointed of the location, we thought it was too far from the centrum. When we took the bikes for the first time and went to the city, we find out that it was so easy and …
Mary User Profile
September 2015
We loved our stay on the captain's boat.Wish we have stayed longer. Interesting area and peaceful at the same time. Floortje and Jan were very welcoming. The accommodation was very clean and cozy. The market near by is amazing. Would definitely like to return someday.
Jane User Profile
June 2015
We enjoyed our stay on the boat very much. The boat was comfortable and in a great location. Very easy to get to Amsterdam Central quickly by tram, and also a short drive to Edam or the airport. We enjoyed watching all of the boats going about their business in the harbour. The …
Mitchell User Profile
May 2015
The Captain's Home was the best way to spend our stay in Amsterdam. Floortje and Jan were excellent hosts. When we arrived too late to eat at the nearest restaurant (Sunday at 22:00), Jan was kind enough to drive us to an area were restaurants were still open. While it's not clos…
Christiane User Profile
May 2015
What a great spot! We loved staying on Floortje and Jan's houseboat. Key pickup was easy as the couple also lives on the boat, but in separate space. It was quiet, very clean and the bed was very comfortable and inviting. Looked just like the pictures. We made good use of the …
Jamaal User Profile
September 2014
Staying at the "Houseboat captain's home" was truly a great experience. As nice as the pictures of the property are, being there in person exceeded our expectations. Also, the landlords Floortje and Jan were very friendly and helpful throughout our stay. We definitely felt th…
Floortje User Profile
Response from Floortje:
Thanks Jamaal. Kind regards, Jan.
September 2014

Hosted by Floortje

Amsterdam, NetherlandsJoined in May 2013
Floortje User Profile
312 Reviews
Hi, I'm Floortje. My husband Jan and I live on a former freight ship in which we have built a fine home. If we come home after work we enjoy the view from our terrace and our house. We have two accommodations which we rent to guests The original captain's home that is converted i…
Languages: Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Nederlands
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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