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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Unique and inspiring place to stay at Arnhem; very good vibes and an amazing and hard worker owner; we were challenged to left our footprint on drawing and knotting in the balcony, and we did it with pleasure. We could felt the waves on the Reihne whenever there was a larger transport boat. We stayed at Siracusa room enjoying the... More 

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Scottish Borders, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The Drijfpaleis was every bit as fascinating as we hoped. Comfortable, peaceful, spacious, with a balcony overlooking the river. The owner recommended a restaurant we really enjoyed. Lovely breakfast. Very close to the town. And on top of that, a bargain. We will be going again! Marie and Jeff

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Placerville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Greeted by Frankie the cat, who had a lot to say when we arrived was the start of a most interesting stay on board the boat with Ruud. The room itself has plenty of space and the beds are comfortable. The internet is fast and plenty of cable TV channels. The room and bathrooms are clean. Breakfast is served every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 via mobile

Me and my partner recently stayed here for one night on an overnight stay in Arnhem. It was an amazing experience and I would recommend to anyone. Room was perfectly clean, spacious, free WiFi, little table and chairs and sitting area. Also a lovely terrace looking looking over the Rhine. Very special! We ate at a restaurant on the river... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

Very comfortable and spacious room. Lovely details and curly decoration. It has a balcony with great riverview for every room. Good breakfast with fruits, juice, coffee, bread and local specialities. Fast internet on touchscreen computer, coffe and tea, massage chair and housecat included :-) and most important; the host is great! We were there with our bikes and he was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Drijf Paleis, or Floating Palace, is one of the top 10 places I've stayed. Everywhere you look there are surprises...as you arrive you walk through a garden of mosaic's (similar to Gaudi's Park Guell in Barcelona.) Over the bridge and onto the boat each room has a theme - it's seriously one of the coolest places I've stayed in. It's... More 

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Ancona, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

The main attraction for most (non-Dutch) people will be the idea of sleeping on a houseboat. In fact it's not all that dramatic. You hardly feel any movement. Still, you are floating on the Rhine, and you get a wonderful view of passing barges, etc, both from your bedroom window and from the balcony thing. There's a friendly, helpful, laid-back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013 via mobile

I booked in last night. Was welcomed at the door by Ruud the owner. Very nice guy and very helpful. The rooms are uniquely decorated and all facillities are perfect. The breakfast was healthy with lots of fruit, tea, juice, cheese and probably the best breakfast I have had for many years! The price was super. I will definately be... More 

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West Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We thought it would be fun to stay on a house boat on the Rhine while in Arnhem and it certainly was! Ruud was very friendly and helpful and the place is clean and pleasant. As others have said, it is very colourful and very "hippy-like". The stairs to the second level are essentially vertical and there is a nice... More 

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Biggar, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

we stayed 2 nights on this houseboat which sits on the rhine - we had the room downstairs which meant we could lay on the bed and watch the boats on the river - so very relaxing. We had a small terrace outside our room and use of the roof terrace.The decor is so quirky and as well as good... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Drijfpaleis

Address: Boterdijk 13, 6812 CZ Arnhem, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > Gelderland Province > Arnhem
Price Range: $93 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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