little AMSTEL Studio A

For up to 2 Persons


About the Accommodation

This room (15m2) with river view is suitable for a couple or two singles. It has its own entrance which you directly enter from the floating terrace in front of the houseboat. The room has two big windows.

sleeping, bathing and living
This room is modest in size but cleverly furnished and equipped with all comforts. The en-suite bathroom has a shower, sink, toilet and heating. Linen, towels and soap are provided. Next to a little cabinet with coffee and tea making facilities there is a small table to relax and to enjoy the river view. The room is furnished with 2 luxury single beds which can be easily separated.

key-less entry
No Keys recquired at AMSTEL HouseBoats. Use your Phone and a digital key to open the door. Simple as that. We will send you an email with an App prior to your arrival. Just make sure Bluetooth is on and enter with the push of a button.

Address: Amsteldijk 700, 1074 JH Amsterdam, Netherlands

Size: 15.0 m², 1 Room

Beds: 1 Double bed

Prices: 115 EUR - 135 EUR / Night

More pricing information:

The price of our rooms is € 115 per night during the week. And € 135 per night weekends (or National Holidays). These amounts are including 9% VAT (in 2020). They exclude Amsterdam city tax.

Amenities

  • Towels and bed sheets
  • Cable TV
  • Heating
  • Wireless internet
  • Jacuzzi
  • Breakfast
  • Terrace
  • Hangers
  • Toilet paper and soap
  • Air conditioning
  • Internet
  • Hair dryer
  • Pool
  • Balcony
  • Shampoo
  • Smoking not allowed

Notes

At our boats we respect the environment. We are literally one with nature so we have to. We try to find a perfect balance between comfort and environmental friendliness.

drinking water Using drinking water to shower is one of the biggest water consumers in the world. We tried to tackle this by using water saving shower heads. Producing a mist of water droplets. It is a great spa-like experience. And saving 70% (!!) of water per showering session. We will change your towels and bed-linen after a stay of two/three nights. Resulting in less water usage for laundry purposes. Should you require more frequent cleaning and change of these; just ask and we'll provide extra cleaning at a surcharge.

waste separation PET bottles are a growing concern. We would like to ask you to separate them in a plastic bag. We kindly ask you to do the same for glass. In the old days HouseBoats used to dispose waste water directly in the canals. Nowadays every HouseBoat is connected to the sewer system by means of pumps. Because of these you can only dispose toilet paper in the toilets. Female products, baby wipes are going to ruin your stay at the boat! Please dispose these items in a garbage can in the bathroom.

We try to create an environment of plants and flowers around the boats. This way you'll have your own little oasis in the bustling city of Amsterdam. Walls are vertically planted to achieve this. The green roofs will help to reduce the harmful fine particulates in the air created by traffic.

climate control Our roofs are planted with sedum and help to control temperature in a environmental way. Our properties are - obviously - heated in the winter by smart central heating. Since the sedum cannot reduce the temperature enough on warm days we installed air-conditioning and sunscreens. The air-conditioning is setup to further reduce the maximum temperature on warm days only.

energy We do our utmost with smart meters and scheduled systems and LED lights to reduce unnecessary energy usage. In the end you - as a user - should do the final step in trying not to leave appliances on whilst not in use. This way we can make our locations less polluting and more sustainable.

Neighborhood

On the table in the room there is a big leaflet with 'my' neighborhood guide. I introduce you to the things I like best: the small museums, the cafes and restaurants in the neighborhood and the specialty shops. Most of these things are in the direct vicinity of the houseboat. I hope you enjoy the suggestions. If you think something is missing, let me know! I’d happily check them out and add them to the guide for future guests.

It consists of restaurants, take-out , coffee places, supermarkets, health & safety details.

Transport

Houseboat little AMSTEL is situated on the Amstel River, just across the prestigious Amstel Hotel, right in the heart of Amsterdam. Getting to the houseboat is very easy and its convenient location makes that all of Amsterdam’s finest attractions and sights are within striking distance. 

Amsterdam Travel tickets;  unlimited travel across Amsterdam for 1-, 2- or 3-days. single train ticket; pre-ordered your train ticket straight from Schiphol to any station in Amsterdam.

by train - The train ride from the Schiphol airport to Amsterdam central station takes around 20 minutes. From there you can take any metro line to stop Weesperplein. From this point it's a 10 minute walk to the houseboat. 

by Uber/taxi - In front of the entrance of Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and also in front the entrance of Amsterdam Central Station there is a taxi rank. Ask the driver how much he expects the fare to cost. From the airport it has to be around €40 and from Central station around €15. At a taxi rank you do not have to take the first taxi waiting. Choose the one you prefer. Tell you taxi/Uber driver to drop you next to the Torontobridge across of Amsteldijk 9 (SatNav has a hard time finding number 700)

by car - To park on the streets nearby the houseboat will cost you around the €4,- per hour. This adds up to € 56 / 24 hrs. We can also offer you a secured parking spot in our garage. This will cost € 40 per day(part). This way you donot have to look for a spot and your car is safe from theft. Please send us an email in advance to reserve this. We will need to show you the place and hand you a parking sign and physical keys to the door. SatNav has a hard time finding number 700. We are located next to the Torontobridge/Stadhouderskade  across of Amsteldijk 9

by foot - From metro-stop Weesperplein (lines 51,53,54): Get off at Weesperplein Metro Station (3rd stop) and take the exit Mauritskade. When you approach the first junction, look out for the statue of a man. Follow the direction of his gaze. Cross the large bridge (called Torontobrug), the Amstel Hotel should now be to your right. Coming off the bridge onto the T-junction, take the stairs down to your left and walk straight on until you reach little AMSTEL.

from tram-stop Stadhouderskade (line 4): Get off at Stadhouderskade (7th stop). Take a left at the traffic lights. Walk along the Stadhouderskade. Cross the street (the Amstel Hotel should now be on your left across the river). Take the stairs down to your right and walk straight on until you reach little AMSTEL

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