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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 April 2016
by Lucia Jopp

lovely houseboat, lovely people, everything perfect!

14 October 2015
House-Boat B011 - excellent
by Ingrid Darsen

Wir waren vor ein paar Tagen zu dritt auf dem Hausboot von Rita und Rod - es war ein wunderschöner Aufenthalt!
Das Boot ist urgemütlich, schön eingerichtet und blitzsauber. Der Empfang durch Rod war sehr herzlich, es standen ein Obstkorb, Blumen und ein guter Tropfen für uns bereit. Alles, vom Geschirr bis zu den Handtüchern, ist ausreichend vorhanden, auch das Bad sieht richtig toll aus. Unserer Meinung nach hat das Boot eine Superlage, ruhig, niemand vor der Nase, ein Katzensprung zum Einkaufen und mit der Tram ist man in wenigen Minuten im Centrum.
Fazit: auf diesem Boot stimmt einfach alles, ich würde jederzeit wieder kommen!
In bester Erinnerung
Ingrid, Iris und Vera

30 September 2015
A fantastic homely retreat
by Paul Scott

We spent a delightful long weekend on B011 and would stay again without question!! The boat is delightful, well equipped and in a quiet location. However, we walked into the centre of Amsterdam and for those not up to walking, the tram number 4 is literally around the corner. There are numerous restaurants and bars near by. We would recommend the boat without reservation!!!

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