House-Boat B086 ****
This boat is docking at the heart of Amsterdam's main river, the Amstel. If the canals are Amsterdam's characteristic skylines then the Amstel gives the Dutch capital its life & name. The boat is centrally located & moored next to the famous Skinny Bridge & opposite Carré Theater. Peacefully stroll along this picturesque riverbank, visitors will be charmed by the river's architect & activities, and attracted by city's well-known Hermitage Amsterdam Museum, the Blue Bridge & the Stopera city hall/opera house, the open-air Waterloo Market & etc. Just one block away from the boat is Amsterdam's most quaint commercial street, Utrechtsestraat, here guests will find a great range of international restaurants, old Dutch bars, hip cafes and lots of trendy boutiques, delicates shops & art galleries. Only few steps from this street comes Amsterdam's lively entertaining district of Rembrandt Square.
The boat has been transformed recently from a freighter. On entering the boat, guests will be welcomed by a bright & spacious living/dining/cooking area. The combination of a warm wooden floor, fresh green ambience & natural light from sunlight & the original pot holes, makes this boat an ideal accommodation for small groups & families up to 5 persons. There are 2 bedrooms each features 2 double beds. The main bedroom is situated at the entrance & there is wardrobe next to the bed. The second bedroom is at the boat's forepeak therefore the ceiling is low & that gives this original sleeping cabin its charm. There are 2 black leather armchairs in the lounge area plus a large & restful chaise lounge sofa, allowing guests to relax & be entertained by internet-TV, hi-fi system. Free WiFi is also provided. Note, the chaise lounge sofa can be converted into a comfortable double bed to accommodate 2 extra persons. The open-plan kitchen comes fully equipped with all the modern necessities to make your stay hassle free with coffee maker, juicer, microwave, toaster, etc. and the stylish dining table can comfortably seat your party. The bathroom is spaciously illuminated by natural sunlight & modern in look and style, completed with a large bathtub & a shower unit, WC, sink, heating radiator, built-in cabinet etc.,
To enjoy the panoramic view of the bustling Amstel river, a small sun deck is created at the boat's entrance completed with comfortable seating & parasol. Review!