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House-Boat B011 **

Geminia II is the name of this floating house. It is mooring on Amsterdam's most outer ring canal, on Jozef Israëlskade, that borders between 2 districts “De Pijp” (considering as Amsterdam's Quartier Latin with a lively mixture of culture, food and sights) and “Rivierenbuurt” (Rivers Neighborhood hence most of the streets are named after Dutch rivers). This is the birthplace and home to some of the very best of Amsterdamse School of architecture and it's here, guests will marvel maze of brick buildings that were built in round and expressive forms, with towers, figurative sculptures, ornamental spires and decorative windows and doors. Just a stone’s throw away from Jozef Israëlskade is Amsterdam’s main river, De Amstel. Strolling a long its riverbank is the joy of watching the river’s most frenzy water activity, the rowing.

TheHouse-Boat II's lay out and decoration offer guests the enchanting country-living style ambience. Its fully furnished interior also provides the most pleasant and comfort of a home for your stay and visit of Amsterdam and it can accommodate up to four people. Two in the bright bedroom with a queen-size bed and two on a large pull-out sofa bed in the living room.

The living room is dominating by a wall unit that adorns with a large collection of various charming and decorative items that reflect the owners' personal touch. The cozy arrangement of the siting area with comfortable sofas does give guests a full view out to the water. Also here, a window can be open for direct access to a small boat landing and for guests to sit watching the canal's water activities and it's living nature such as birds, ducks and swans. There is a folded dining table that tugs nicely between the sofa and the kitchen and it can be unfolded to sit up to 6 persons. The warm solid-pinewood of an open-plan kitchen is fully equipped with all the necessities to ensure your stay a hassle free one. Next is the stylishly finished bathroom with heating radiator and has a walk-in shower, a washbasin, a WC and fresh towels. For your disposal, iDock is provided and high speed Wi-Fi is available as well as many cable channels to browse plus washing machine, iron and ironing board.

To make guests' stay more convenient, the houseboat situates just one block away from the busy commercial street of Van Woustraat. Here guests can find numerous supermarkets, convenient stores, specialty shops, international eateries/restaurants, bars/cafes and many other services. Furthermore, on this same street, tram number 4 can be taken for a short ride direction north to city center and central station or south to RAI exhibition center and Amsterdam RAI train station.

 

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Guest reviews:

28 June 2014
Great hosts, nice experience
by Bertan

Excellent location, boat in great condition and fantastic hosts - everything is more than you can ask for, except for one potential problem: ducks and seagulls do not sleep at night. If you are a light sleeper, this might not be your thing. Otherwise, I cannot imagine a better place to stay while visiting Amsterdam for either business or leisure. It is 100 meters away from the nearest tram station and a tram can either take you to the heart of the city or to the RAI exhibition centre in less than 10 minutes.
And the hosts will take care of you and help you with everything - they are wonderful people.

8 May 2014
Comfortable Stay
by Sudeep Rana

Just back from a long weekend. Had a very comfortable stay. Pleasant and helpful hosts, Speedy WiFi, Decently equipped kitchen, Clean bathroom, Comfortable beds..What else can one ask for on a holiday!!

23 April 2014
Une péniche très agréable
by Agathe de Bordeaux

Nous avons passé 4 jours sur cette péniche, 2 adultes et 2 enfants. Ce fut très reposant car la péniche est située dans un quartier très calme et on s'y sent bien. La péniche est aménagée avec goût, elle est très lumineuse et la vue sur le canal du salon est très agréable.

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