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Boat BK93, Guestroom ***

The houseboat Ark van Amstel has a studio/appartment on the beautiful Amstel River. The appartment has a seperate entree with two levels. The first floor is the living with kitchenette and the best view at the Amstel. The second floor is downstairs with the bedroom and little bathroom. The Ark van Amstel is an oase of peace and nature on the water in the middle of the big city. It is at the Weesperzijde. This part is very popular because of its different bars & restaurants with a view on the boats and the river. They call this place the part with the most ours of sun in the city. At the other side of the bridge there is popular part of the city De Pijp – like Quartier Latin in Paris.

Walking from the boat direction city centre, you walk along Stopera (behind the Stopera is the Walerloo Square market), Hermitage, Carre Theatre, Amstel Hotel, Amstel Tower finishing and you pass by all kind of popular terraces, like a famous and typically Amsterdam Cafe Hesp. On the boat you can make coffee tea and we will arrange for you some fruits, crackers and yoghurt for breakfast. But for the best breakfast or brunch there are 2 places at the other side of the street: Beter& Leuk at Eerste oosterparkstraat www.beterenleuk.nl - they have the best bio & honoust products. Or the IJsbreker at the Weesperzijde www.deysbreeker.nl - where you can have nice scrambles eggs. Tram and metro are both close-by. If come by plane to Schiphol, you can get a schiphol-taxi for € 38. +31 20 753 95 32. Or you can take the train to Amsterdam Zuid or Central Station and there take the metro 51 to Wibautstraat. From there it is only 5 minute walk to the houseboat. If you come by car it is better to park you car just outside the city and take a metro. Metrostation "OverAmstel" has a metrostation of metro 51. Review!
 

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Guest reviews:

22 January 2013
a very nice stay!
by Caroline Rémont

Masha's cosy little house boat was perfect for the weekend we spent in Amsterdam my lover and I. It was also really pleasant to wake up with such a beautiful view onto the Amstel and see swans, ducks, gulls... The house boat is also not far at all of the centre. Walking or cycling is very easy in that city where everything is very close.
We won't forget this beautiful weekend!
Caro

2 November 2012
Modern House-boat on Amstel
by Victor Filippov

We definitely enjoyed our stay at this house-boat for four days. The hostess was extremely nice and helpful, she gave us a lot of advice and recommendations on what to see and where to go in Amsterdam. The view was as great as it appears on the pictures, the apartment is compact but cozy. The issue we had was a lack of sink in the bathroom (there was only a shower as a water source in there). The kitchen was well-equipped, fridge had some basic food inside, there was a plate of fruit and even a bottle of wine. The metro station is 5 minutes away as well as the tram line. It is still best to bike around the city though. Generally we would recommend this apartment for couples or two friends(but no more) travelling together.

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