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Amsterdam Accommodation by the Lake

    Inn on the Lake

    Inn on the Lake

    Kerkplein 11, Broek in Waterland, Noord-Holland, 1151 AH
    4.6/5 Wonderful! (15 reviews)
    Hof van Marken

    Hof van Marken

    Buurt II, Nr. 15, Marken, 1156 BC
    4.4/5 Wonderful! (27 reviews)
    Citiez Hotel Amsterdam

    Citiez Hotel Amsterdam

    Osdorpplein 372A, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1068 EV
    The price is $73 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
    $73
    per night
    Dec 6 - Dec 7
    4.3/5 Excellent! (1,000 reviews)
    Hotel Spaander, BW Signature Collection

    Hotel Spaander, BW Signature Collection

    Haven 15-19, Volendam, North Holland, 1131 EP
    The price is $55 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
    $55
    per night
    Dec 6 - Dec 7
    4.2/5 Excellent! (58 reviews)
    Amadi Panorama Hotel

    Amadi Panorama Hotel

    Ijburglaan 539, Amsterdam, 1087BE
    The price is $67 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
    $67
    per night
    Dec 8 - Dec 9
    4.2/5 Very Good! (410 reviews)
    Courtyard by Marriott Amsterdam Airport

    Courtyard by Marriott Amsterdam Airport

    Bosweg 15, Hoofddorp, 2131LX
    The price is $90 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
    $90
    per night
    Dec 11 - Dec 12
    4.2/5 Very Good! (868 reviews)
    Alex Rooms

    Alex Rooms

    Dennenlaan 80, Zwanenburg, 1161 CS
    4.1/5 Very Good! (345 reviews)
    Mercure Hotel Amsterdam West

    Mercure Hotel Amsterdam West

    Oude Haagseweg 20, Amsterdam, 1066 BW
    The price is $76 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
    $76
    per night
    Dec 13 - Dec 14
    4/5 Very Good! (988 reviews)
    Hotel ibis Schiphol Amsterdam Airport

    Hotel ibis Schiphol Amsterdam Airport

    Schipholweg 181, Badhoevedorp, 1171 PK
    The price is $80 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
    $80
    per night
    Jan 3 - Jan 4
    4/5 Very Good! (1,004 reviews)

Hotel Options in Amsterdam

    Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam

    Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam

    Damrak 1-5, Amsterdam, 1012 LG
    The price is $189 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
    $189
    per night
    Dec 11 - Dec 12
    4.3/5 Excellent! (1,003 reviews)
    citizenM Schiphol Airport Hotel

    citizenM Schiphol Airport Hotel

    Jan Plezierweg 2, Schiphol, 1118 BB
    The price is $130 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
    $130
    per night
    Dec 18 - Dec 19
    4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,446 reviews)
    Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Centre

    Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Centre

    Nieuwezijds Kolk 19, Amsterdam, 1012 PV
    The price is $148 per night from Dec 22 to Dec 23
    $148
    per night
    Dec 22 - Dec 23
    4.3/5 Excellent! (1,001 reviews)

Can you stay on a boat in Amsterdam?

Yes, you can find plenty of houseboats for rent in Amsterdam. Options range from individual houseboats where you have the whole place to yourself, to larger houseboats that allow you to book a private stateroom while sharing common living and kitchen areas. From budget options to luxury living, anyone who wants to stay on a boat in Amsterdam can find their match.

How many houseboats are there in Amsterdam?

There are about 2,500 Amsterdam houseboats lining the canals and waterfront—though not all are for rent—many people in Amsterdam live on houseboats year round. The number of houseboats rose after World War II, when there was a housing shortage and the city created special permits to allow them. They’re permanently anchored and have specific addresses, just like a regular home or apartment. Many of them are a century old—or more!—and have been restored and modernized. Local tip: They’re called woonarks in Dutch, which literally means “house ark.”

Are there budget houseboats in Amsterdam?

  • Liberté Amsterdam is a “houseboat hotel” where your options range from a cheaper twin room to the Captain’s Cabin double, the largest room on board. Enjoy your complimentary breakfast on the terrace as you upload pictures of yesterday’s adventures on the free WiFi. Then plan your day: The Nemo Science Museum, National Maritime Museum and Verzetsmuseum are all a 10-minute walk or less away.
  • If you’d rather have your houseboat rental in Amsterdam all to yourself, try Houseboat in the Center, located in the Eastern Docklands. Watch ducks from your living room window as you sip your morning coffee, then go exploring. You’ll be less than 10 minutes by foot from the Tropenmuseum, De Gooyer (the country’s tallest wooden windmill), and plenty of bars and restaurants.