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Houseboat Hostel Alternatief

Dijksgracht 8b, Amsterdam, Netherlands


  • 87%Value For Money
  • 93%Security
  • 77%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 93%Facilities

Property Information:

The Alternatief is an authentic houseboat where during the time many familys and friends have experienced Amsterdam in the 'alternative' way.

Private entrance, spacious livingroom with fully equipped open kitchen, bathroom and toilet separated, 1 sleeping room with double bed, 1 sleepingroom with double and single bed. 80 m2 all in an atmosphere that makes you feel home immediately.
On the foredeck there is a terrace with a view on the oldest part of the city.

The Alternatief has central heating, microwave, dishwasher, washingmachine, dryer, TV and internet.

We might be the most childfriendly property in A'dam, on board we have a cot, a high chair and a baby bath. Also there are toys for different ages. We have a lightweight, foldable step you can take with when you go to town with the little one. Besides there are 6 cycles and one with a childrens chair.

Check-in time is from 13.00 and checking-out before 11.00, no problem if you want to lose your baggage sooner or later.

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  • Latest Review

    We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at houseboat alternatief. The boat was beautiful and was stoner friendly which was a bonus. 10-15minute walk to the town and 5 minutes from central station. Beside the house boat there was a brilliant bar/café on the canal front which I recommend, that I think is called hannekes boom. It was a very hippy sort of spot. The owner was lovely and very understanding that some people who were meant to be joining us couldn't join us. Many thanks.
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      Anonymous, Northern Ireland, All Male Group, 18-24
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  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cots available
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Houseboat Hostel Alternatief Located at Dijksgracht 8b, , Amsterdam.
Houseboat Hostel Alternatief
Amsterdam Dijksgracht 8b
87% 51
52.3765881 4.9142146
Houseboat Hostel Alternatief
    Rooms available     Standard 5 Bed Private Shared Bathroom
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