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Prinsengracht 816F (boat), Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Stadsdeel Zuid)
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The Prinsen Boat
Ranked #64 of 306 Amsterdam B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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147 reviews 147 reviews
45 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 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... More

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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 More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We stayed at Peter Woundstra's "Prinsenboat" in December 2013 for 7 nights. (Don't get confused with another boat claiming this name. There is only one Prinsenboat near the Prinsengracht tram station.)The neighborhood is sweet and quiet yet hip, with lovely little boutiques, delis, brown cafes, restaurants, and bars. I have been to Amsterdam many times but this was the best... More

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

Dear guests, Thank you for the great review. Especially appreciate it you warning future guests not to get confused with the imposters! Best regards, Peter More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Finding a place like this is why we like trip advisor! So, so much better than a hotel room. Comfortable, fun, wonderful location in one of the best areas but only 6 stops on the tram from Central Station. Don't miss the friendly bar on the corner outside that does great salads, omelettes and more. Or the bakers (Kujt) a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We spent 4 nights on the Prinsen Boat and loved it. Peter met us when we arrived and was very friendly and helpful. The boat was quite big for just the two of us and very clean, and it had a great shower and everything else we might need. Location-wise, it's right next to a tram stop, but we hired... More

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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

The Prinsen Boat was the perfect place to stay for what was an amazing week in Amsterdam. Peter, the owner, is excellent with communicating during the booking process and leading up to our arrival. From the minute we walked in the door we knew we had made the right choice in accommodations. The boat is right at the stop for... More

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Spent 4 days/nights with my partner on Prinsenboat over 1st May Bank Holiday and loved it! A few minor DIY repairs in progress and decor not quite as twinkly as some of the photos suggest but it was lovely. Very comfortable, spacious, heating/hot water excellent etc and kitchen amenities very adequate. Great location with easy acces to very centre of... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Stayed for three nights on the Prinsen boat and would certainly recommend it! Stayed with my husband and three youngish children. The boat was well equipped and the central heating system worked a treat. It was in a great location, near shops and supermarkets and within walking distance of all the sort of sights you want to see when you... More

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Paris, France
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

We stayed in the Prinsen Boat in early January. It was our first house boat experience and we were very excited about it. We left 3 nights later extremely satisfied. The house is at a busy intersection with a tram stop and car traffic - but none of this noise was audible inside the house. (the quacks from the local... More

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

Dear guests, We have a new pull out sofa which is a lot bigger and makes a standard European double bed of 1.40 x 2.00 m. Best regards, Vonoya More

Groningen, The Netherlands
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Normally we go for holiday abroad but now we choose Amsterdam. The Prinsenboat was great, We liked everything about it very much. Great location. All the tourist sites in walking distance. We will come back for more! Ank from Groningen

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Bentonville, Arkansas
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

We stayed on the Prinsenboat for 5 days and enjoyed every minute. It's in a great location, close to stores, pubs, parks and museums. As it has a stove, fridge and microwave, we were able to cook every day. And with the local markets, we had great produce and ingredients. Its very charming and extremely clean. Peter was helpful and... More

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Address: Prinsengracht 816F (boat), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Stadsdeel Zuid
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
The Prinsen Boat Hotel Amsterdam

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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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