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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:

18 August 2016
Houseboating in A'Dam
by Tryggvi Thayer

We had a great stay on Rita & Rod's houseboat. Rita & Rod met us at the houseboat and made sure that we had everything we needed. Great hosts!
The houseboat is very well situated a bit outside of the city centre, which is great for two reasons:
1. You get the feel of Amsterdam proper rather than touristy Amsterdam.
2. It's not as crowded and busy as other parts of the city.
Everything we needed was very near. Tram station a two minute walk away, supermarket right around the corner, plenty of restaurants around Van Woustraat, bicycle rentals nearby, etc.
We would definitely recommend Rita & Rod's houseboat to any of our friends visiting Amsterdam and would love to stay there again on any future visits.

18 May 2016
Boot b011
by Gerhard Kluth

Danke für alles!
Das Boot war sehr gut im Zustand und machte einen sehr sauberen Eindruck.
Wir hatten eine schöne Zeit

15 May 2016
House-Boat B011
by Max Henzi

Drei Schweizer, Alter Ü68, empfanden die 6 Tage in Amsterdam toll, weil;
der Empfang durch Rita zur späten Stunde sehr herzlich war.
Das Hausboot alles bietet, was man sich wünschen kann.
Die Lage ideal ist, in unmittelbarer Nähe der Tramstation.
Das schöne Wetter und die fröhlichen Niederländer dem Aufenthalt unvergesslich machten.

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