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“Magical retreat in Amsterdam off the beaten tourist track.” 5 of 5 stars
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10 Nieuwendammerkade | North shore, Amsterdam, The Netherlands   |  
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Ranked #155 of 305 Amsterdam B&B and Inns
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“Magical retreat in Amsterdam off the beaten tourist track.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2011

This is a bed and breakfast on a houseboat on the North Shore of Amsterdam that was the perfect antidote to the crowds of Amsterdam centre. Take a free ferry across the water from just outside the Central station and the owner (perfect host) gave us a lift to this idyllic setting. After that you just borrow the household bikes and commute into the city by bike and ferry just like a local. I came with a friend and we each had our own bedroom and had a dining space to ourselves, equipped with kettle and dutch coffeemaker, microwave and a fridge, so we never needed to spend on eating out. We picked up ready to eat groceries from the local supermarket on the way back from town, opened a bottle of wine and just gazed out over the canal, listening to the birds and talking about how wonderful it must be to live in Amsterdam. Our host brought in a generous breakfast every morning, and if you want to experience Amsterdam in a more personal way, the Waterinn is the perfect place to stay.

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
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  • Service
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Additional Information about The Waterinn

Address: 10 Nieuwendammerkade | North shore, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #155 of 305 B&Bs / Inns in Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Waterinn is a romantic Bed&Breakfast on a houseboat. Being on the water and facing a park the Waterinn is a perfect place to come back to and relax after spending the day downtown Amsterdam. City centre is only 15 minutes away. ... more   less 

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