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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:

21 September 2015
by Anne Conus

Séjour très agréable Boat tres bien aménagé confortable bien entretenu bien situé endroit calme très pratique car tram 4 à proximité pour rejoindre le centre je vous le recommande vivement donne envie di faire une autre séjour

15 September 2015
le paradis sur l'eau

Endroit exceptionnel, le bonheur du calme en centre ville, à deux, ce fut vraiment magique ! A tester, a partager ... Et y revenir. (Séjour d'une semaine) merci Rita 'nRod pour vos attentions (bouteille de vin, café, thé ...)

8 September 2015
Lovely houseboat and owners in a great area.
by Edita Hess

We felt right at home on Rita and Rod´s lovely and cozy houseboat that floats on a peaceful canal yet it is close to a lively part of the city full of shops, cafes and restaurants. The houseboat isn´t far at all from the beautiful country as well as from the center of the city. There is a tram stop and a bike rental near by. Rent a bike and have the best time exploring! Rita and Rod were very warm and helpful. We hope to return in the spring. Edita and Ivo

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