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The Prinsen Boat

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

I just can't say enough nice things about The Prinsen Boat and the owners. Our schedules were very hectic and the owners were so patient and kind about our many changes. The boat's location is perfect-just close enough to the action but far enough away to feel secluded in a big city. Right beside a tram stop but not noisy...

1Thank MaraR2009
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2016

My partner and I wanted to have a romantic weekend away to help soften the January blues and staying in The Prinsenboat did just that. We had such a lovely stay and The Prinsenboat is the perfect place to relax and enjoy what Amsterdam has to offer. It was wonderfully warm inside and we had everything we needed from clean...

Thank CatCurl
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

We had a pleasant visit, and we're not by any means dissapointed with our stay in this "houseboat". The price was good and it was convenient as it was located very close to everything without being in the middle of the party blocks. We even had a visit from a hungry swan tapping on our window for scraps. However, it...

Thank Trish E
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We took just a quick trip to Amsterdam for another stay at the most mezmerizing and romantic houseboat in the whole world! We find ourselves going back to this place over and over again. It's a cool mix of great location and private intimacy. We're going back to the boat next year again.

Thank Alexander S
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Staying on a houseboat in Amsterdam is always something we wanted to do and this did not disappoint. The boat consists of bathroom, kitchen, living area with sofa bed and bedroom. All 4 rooms were just like the pictures on the site and the view of the boats passing on the canal was just fantastic. This isn't a hotel, it...

3Thank Stephen M
Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Easily the #1 Ace place in Amsterdam, hands down!!! Right on the best canal, right next to everything! Boats, bars, birds, people, fascinating architecture and art. We`re going back to Prinsenboat again, easily!!! Probably already this spring. Its a buzzing neighborhood and the boat is awesome! Who doesnt wanna live on a beautiful houseboat right in the middle of Amsterdam???

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4Thank Sandra L
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2014

My review title says it all! You will love the Prinsenboat it's situated on a beautiful canal in a gorgeous district of Amsterdam, with many bars and restaurants just outside the front door, flower stalls, book shops, supermarkets, liquor shop, you name it, it's all there. Inside the boat is divine, with a better central heating system than I've got...

5Thank Wongwilkinson
Cambridge, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Stayed 10 nights on the boat and it was great Amsterdam experience. The houseboat was very comfortable and all we needed. In the evenings we loved sitting at the table, with the blinds up and watching all the different types of watercraft passing while having a wine or three. A great location close to all the beautiful restaurants (lovely food)in...

2Thank Alan C
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We spent 3 night on the Prinsenboat a week ago and it was perfect. First of all staying in a houseboat on one of Amsterdam's finest canals is an experience all it's own. The location of this boat is perfect. It's on a quiet canal a stones throw from the meseumplein and Vondelpark park. It's right by a tram stop...

1Thank JBlome
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 July 2014

We stayed on week and enjoyed ourselves immensely When we arrived my husband said what are we going to do here for a week? But half way through our stay he said the time was going too fast We had peter pick us up at the airport which at 9.30 at night was very quick and convenient and good value...

2Thank nonna54
peter p, Owner at The Prinsen Boat, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you very much for the review! If our guests are happy, we are happy. We hope to see you back. Best regards, Vonoya

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Create a memory of your stay in Amsterdam aboard The Prinsenboat that you will always remember. We take pride in offering you a residence that is warm, inviting and comfortable. From the first day of your arrival at The Prinsen Boat to the last day you stay with us we will do our utmost to make sure that your experience is all that you wanted. Our little porch outside is right on the Prinsengracht. We can make arrangements for taxi service, and offer suggestions on activities. If you're celebrating an event, a birthday, anniversary or a reunion let us help you make it a unique experience. You will notice immediately the difference with an Amsterdam hotel. Children enjoy The Prinsen Boat as much or even more as adults. They love the small boats passing by and are thrilled by the life on the water. Also your very little ones are on our mind; we can provide a baby cot and a playpen. Be sure to ask for our special family prices. ... more   less 

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Address: Prinsengracht 816 F, 1017 JL Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Stadsdeel Zuid
Price Range: €130 - €180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Be prepared to keep your blinds closed unless you're ready to wave to passing tourists on boats (which I did, and thought it was fun).”
TheFlyingLatvian, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“This is not a hotel,,but is a self catering houseboat. The views were so good we ate in rather than going out in the evening.”
mitchellbenhur, 12 May 2016 | Read review
“Great views”
CatCurl, 25 Jan 2016 | Read review
“The pull out sofa would be crowded for two adults.”
AmericanVersaillaise, 31 Jan 2013 | Read review
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