The Friendship

Singel opposite 77, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Distance from city centre: 0.4km

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A Houseboat is of course the best place to stay when you visit Amsterdam. The Friendship accommodates 4 people and it is right in the city centre. The Friendship is one of over 2,000 houseboats scattered all over Amsterdam.

Do not confuse the Friendship with Friendship BnB. This was a different boat accommodation with a similar name which it is now closed, but it wasn't the same one!

The houseboat is situated in the heart of the city, within a 5 minute walking distance of from Central Station, Dam Square the Anne Frank House and the famous Red Light District. This is the main district of its kind but there are other smaller Red Light Districts around the city and the houseboat is in the centre of one.

The Friendship offers a basic accommodation, nothing too fancy but here you will find clean sheets, shower, fully equipped kitchen which includes an oven, fridge, washing machine and a microwave. So if you like to cook, your basic facilities are there for you! The room has a gas heater so you don't need to worry about being cold.

In terms of entertainment there is a stereo, Foosball and mini Air Hockey, Pool Table, Roulette and more! You can chill out on the roof terrace and you can also find a computer, DVD player, CD writer, connections for MPs and memory cards.

There are free maps available and free tea and coffee but there is no deaf coffee!

There is no curfew and you will receive keys which require a deposit (2 keys for €25).

The owner had lived in the city for 15 years and was a guide for a third of that time! Put his qualifications as a guide to the test and ask him anything you want to know about the city. He can also give you a walking or boat tour at a small fee and you can choose what you want to see and where you want to go. No children or any country music (except Johnny Cash) are allowed on the tour our in the boathouse!

If you book for 3/3+ consecutive nights you can enjoy a free 1 hour tour!

The boat is for 4 people and if you are travelling alone you still need to rent out all beds. The only other person you will be sharing with is the nice owner who lives on the other side of the houseboat and your friends if you bring them!

If this hasn't convinced you to come and stay in The Friendship houseboat, have a look at reviews and ratings of previous guests.

Check-in is available from 1pm to 4pm and check out is before 11am. If you have other check-in or check-out requirements the owner can usually sort something out with a two day email or phone notice.

A 10% payment is made when you book online and you can pay the balance in cash on arrival. In case you need to cancel, a 25 hour notice before arrival is required to be made by phone or email. You can find the phone number on your reservation.

If you don't show up, your credit card will be charged for the first night's reservation and the rest of the reservation will be cancelled. More information on this can be found on the Hostelworld's section of FAQ.

Check-in is available from 1pm to 4pm and check out is before 11am. If you have other check-in or check-out requirements the owner can usually sort something out with a two day email or phone notice.

Please call me 30 minutes before you arrive and I will come and meet you.
Email adress and telephone number will be provided in confirmation email.

Minimum age 18 years
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Bicycle hire
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Fussball
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Washing Machine

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.

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Please call me 30 minutes before you expect to arrive. +31611437589 or +31615134747

The address is
The Friendship, Singel 77 G, 1012 VE, Amsterdam

Walking from Central Station:
In front of the station you will see the Victoria Hotel, turn right here and walk 100m until you arrive at the first Canal, (the Singel), turn left and walk 500m until you arrive at 77 G which is in front opf house number 77 and has 77G written on it. Our boat is the big yellow one. (with 77 G on it)

Check-in is from 15.00 until 16.00. Check-out until 11.00am. If you wish to check-in or out at other times let me know at least two days in advance by e-mail or telephone. We can usually work something out. Please also call, text or email me if your arrival time changes after you made your reservation.

Located Near

Central Station, The Red Light District, Dam Square, Anne Frank House, The Jordan

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