House-Boat B143 ****
Located at Amsterdam’s outer and former defense canal ring, this floating oasis is our latest addition as from july 2016. The houseboat flows calmly between the luxury shopping street 'de Utrechtsestraat' and Heineken Experience, the former Heineken Brewery which offers guided tours of its beer making history plus the taste of its famous beers. On the opposit ofthe street you find 'de Pijp neighbourhood', famous for its colorful mix of students, entrepeneurs and residents from all over the world, countless cafés and restaurants. The most famous and busiest outdoor market in the Netherlands,the Albert Cuyp Market is nearby, as well the Rijksmuseum and the antiquedistrict ‘het Spiegelkwartier’.
This gorgeous large houseboat (75m2) is modernly decorated and furnished and generates a calm ambience. It is ideal for 4 persons, however it can also be highly recommended for 2 couples or 1 couple with 2 children. The enchanting front courtyard with a small romantic seating area is nice and welcoming for guests arrival. The boat’s interior is divided in two areas. On the left the open plan kitchen, dining area and living room. On the right are the 2 bedrooms with the bathroom in between. The toilet is separate.
The open plan kitchen is spacious, modern, and fully equipped for guests to enjoy making a cappuccino as well as a complete dinner. There is a nice bar in the kitchen where you can have your breakfast, lunch or dinner. The elevated living area offers snug and generous seating for guests to sprawl out relaxing in front of a stunning view while being entertained with multi TV programs or getting online with free Wi-Fi connection. Next to the entrance courtyard, there is a second terrace attached to the living room for guests to marvel the canal’s scenery, chill out or to feed the ducks! If you hire bikes, you have a safe place to park them.
The 2 bedrooms provide a deluxe king size bed and the other bedroom has a small double bed (120x190cm). The windows in both bedrooms offer not only additional natural light but also stunning canal view. In both bedrooms there is a wardrobe for guests to store their belongings. The bathroom is found between the 2 bedrooms. It features a glass shower unit with rain shower cap, a classic washbasin. You do not need to bring shampoo, conditioner or showergel. There is a separate toilet in the hall. In addition, the hostess is a professional beautician. If you care to have facial or wellness treatments during your visit please contact with the hostess for appointments.