AMSTEL HouseBoats

rooms on board of a houseboat in the centre of Amsterdam


Houseboat little AMSTEL is situated on the Amstel River, just across the prestigious Amstel Hotel, right in the heart of Amsterdam. Getting to the houseboat is very easy and its convenient location makes that all of Amsterdam’s finest attractions and sights are within striking distance. 

Amsterdam Travel tickets;  unlimited travel across Amsterdam for 1-, 2- or 3-days.

single train ticket; pre-ordered your train ticket straight from Schiphol to any station in Amsterdam.

by train - Getting to little AMSTEL

The train ride from the Schiphol airport to Amsterdam central station takes around 20 minutes. From there you can take any metro line to stop Weesperplein. From this point it's a 10 minute walk to the houseboat. 

by Uber/taxi - Getting to little AMSTEL

In front of the entrance of Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and also in front the entrance of Amsterdam Central Station there is a taxi rank. Ask the driver how much he expects the fare to cost. From the airport it has to be around €40 and from Central station around €15. At a taxi rank you do not have to take the first taxi waiting. Choose the one you prefer.

Tell you taxi/Uber driver to drop you next to the Torontobridge across of Amsteldijk 9 (SatNav has a hard time finding number 700)

by car - Getting to little AMSTEL

To park on the streets nearby the houseboat will cost you around the €4,- per hour. This adds up to € 56 / 24 hrs.

We can also offer you a secured parking spot in our garage. This will cost € 40 per day(part). This way you donot have to look for a spot and your car is safe from theft.

Please send us an email in advance to reserve this. We will need to show you the place and hand you a parking sign and physical keys to the door.

SatNav has a hard time finding number 700. We are located next to the Torontobridge/Stadhouderskade  across of Amsteldijk 9

by foot - Getting to little AMSTEL

From metro-stop Weesperplein (lines 51,53,54):

Get off at Weesperplein Metro Station (3rd stop) and take the exit Mauritskade. When you approach the first junction, look out for the statue of a man. Follow the direction of his gaze. Cross the large bridge (called Torontobrug), the Amstel Hotel should now be to your right. Coming off the bridge onto the T-junction, take the stairs down to your left and walk straight on until you reach little AMSTEL.

From tram-stop Stadhouderskade (line 4):

Get off at Stadhouderskade (7th stop). Take a left at the traffic lights. Walk along the Stadhouderskade. Cross the street (the Amstel Hotel should now be on your left across the river). Take the stairs down to your right and walk straight on until you reach little AMSTEL.