PhilDutch Houseboat Bed and Breakfast

Address: Nicolaas Witsenkade 17, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, 1017 ZS, Netherlands | 3 star villa
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This 3 star villa, located in the Canal Belt/Rembrandtplein area of Amsterdam, is near Heineken Experience, Albert Cuyp Market, Oudzuid, and Zuiderbad (indoor).
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          Historical Traveler Reviews PhilDutch Houseboat Bed and Breakfast Amsterdam

          Fabulous Hospitaity


          Fabulous hospitality, clean well/ stocked accommodations, gorgeous details throughout the boat. It's really a wonderful place to stay. Thank's Efren for such a great place to call home during our stay.

          Sorry for the lock out, thanks for coming to our rescue. We will certainly spread the word to our American friends about your houseboat, and I will inquire about linking to your website from my parents travel/ Self-catering rentals website at Great Trips Unlimited.

          We love Amsterdam, love the Phildutch Houseboat, loved Efren !

          See you next time !

          Wonderful Houseboat


          Wonderful houseboat ! The swans and ducks were a treat to feed. We both just love Amsterdam. Thank you !

          Great Amsterdam Boathouse


          When we arrived at the boathouse we were absolutely astounded at how good everything was. The facilities were very modern and all the essentials were within 5 minutes walk from the bouathouse. I have already recommended the boathouse to my family and I wouldn't hesititate to suggest it to anyone who asks.

          Loved it!


          Four of us stayed in the houseboat a couple of nights and were very comfortable. We were very close to many major attractions and the host, Efren, was very courteous and helpful. We will definately reserve the houseboat again for our return visit. Efren, thanks for a wonderful B&B experience!

          The best B&B in Amsterdam-Phildutch!


          What a wonderful experience. The stay on the houseboat made our holiday a true Dutch experience. Efren is a wonderful host! Everything was sooooo clean and the terrace, feeding the ducks and swans at breakfast was an experience for my daughter, Julia. I can recommend this B&B to anyone. You are so near the main tram line, the Rijkmuseum , Van Gogh and the wonderful market.

          Do try this? We had the best holiday! Thank you, Efren! Baie dankie en voorspoed, Sien jou weer!

          Baie dankie vir alles.


          Perfect Place


          The houseboat was a wonderful alternative to a hotel! Although it did not have television hook-up while I was there, the accomodations excelled in all other respects! The houseboat is in close proximity to all the main attractions, while the canal itself is quiet, serene and beautiful!

          The owner is a cheerful and helpful man by the name of Efren who is eager to accomodate any special requests. I hope to stay here again!

          An awesome lodging experience !


          Staying at (on?) Phildutch is a very cool experience! Four of us rented this lovely houseboat

          and recommend it to anyone and everyone headed

          for Amsterdam! You'll have ducks, swans and

          other such visitors, some of which will eat out of

          your hand - literally! The nearest tram stop is less

          than two blocks away, so you have easy access to

          the whole city - for instance, you'll be just two stops

          from Blumenmarkt and that area's major shopping;

          or only minutes from the Anne Frank House and

          Museum. Several good restaurants are literally just

          down the street. The website is very comprehensive - check it out! If you're traveling with others and would need two hotel rooms, you'll actually save about 50 euros nightly staying at this houseboat instead! My wife and I are mid-40's and traveled with my in-laws, in their 70's, and we all absolutely loved our stay at Phildutch! Efren's a terrific host and will be

          as helpful or as invisible as you wish him to be. I've

          traveled a lot, and this has been one of my very

          favorite places of all time!

          The Way to Enjoy Amsterdam


          What a wonderful discovery. Living on the canals is the only way to experience Amsterday and this houseboat was not only comfortable, but well designed and furnished. The propietor was a wonderful host. Clean, wonderful views of the water and surrounding neighborhood. Convenient, most major attractions within walking distance. We travel a lot and this was one of our best finds.

          INCREDIBLE - Best Service/Best Location/Best All Around


          You want a spectacular location to visit this incredible city? This is the place to be. You want a host that is constantly smiling, ready to provide for all of your needs and maintains an impeccable B&B? You will not be disappointed. You want a place to say in this incredibly overpriced city? With large rooms, clean facilities and an ever present bustle of natural activity (swans and ducks at your doorstep to greet you in the morning)? Book Now here.

          As an individual that travels internationally for business (+200K miles/year), I frequently stop in Amsterdam just to put my feet on solid ground and refresh my mind from work. When available, I would never stay anywhere but this B&B.


          Phildutch : The best Bed and Breakfast in Amsterdam !!!


          "We have stayed in several different types of accommodation on our regular visits to Amsterdam. Without doubt the "PHILDUTCH HOUSEBOAT B & B" has been by far the best experience. This luxurious accommodation is ideally situated & has easy access by tram, canal boat or on foot to all the cities attractions & conveniences. The information about the "PHILDUTCH HOUSEBOAT B & B" included in the website is accurate, unlike some we have experienced. Mr. Efren Quintana, our host and the proprietor can be easily contacted & is on hand to deal with any concerns or requests. In our opinion, given the high standard of accommodation & location, the "PHILDUTCH HOUSEBOAT B & B" is undoubtedly the best value for money accommodation in Amsterdam. The only advice we would offer is to book early to avoid disappointment, as the Phildutch is quite deservedly developing a reputation of being high quality accommodation at a reasonable rate. We certainly recommend giving it a try".

          TripAdvisor Reviews PhilDutch Houseboat Bed and Breakfast Amsterdam

          4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

          Travel Blogs from Amsterdam

          Whew! Two great days

          A travel blog entry by goforfun on Aug 12, 2015

          2 comments, 29 photos

          ... and a bit dilapidated, while others are very beautiful. Our guide told us that the prices run from 300,000 to half a million dollars. That was shocking to me. Moving on to transportation. Of course there are cars, always very small ones, and electric street cars, buses and motor bikes, a train system, boats, but most of all, most impressive were the millions of bicycles. I am not exaggerating. It is said that there is at least one bike ...

          Amsterdam- The FUN (read Marijuana & Sex) Capital

          A travel blog entry by nehabansal on Jul 19, 2015

          5 photos

          ... I could take some decent pictures! There is a bench as well with the same slogan :D

          5. Van Gogh Museum (€17 pp): One of the best museums I have been to! Extremely well made - one can actually see how Vincent's art developed through the years - from the dark oil canvases about Dutch peasantry to the more colourful art about the city life and people (after he moved to Paris). Do not miss it!Tip: Reach before 10 am if you did not buy a ticket online or if do not want ...

          A Day in Amsterdam

          A travel blog entry by 4memorieswego on Jul 03, 2015

          4 comments, 43 photos

          ... time. You'd hate to be a carpenter in this town.

          We decided to do the Rick Steves' Amsterdam City Walk, which began at Central Station and stretched through the town to the museums. We had tickets for the Vincent Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum (Rikes-moo-se-um) for later in the afternoon, so that seemed like a smart thing to do.

          Much of the tour pointed out various buildings, such as the stock exchange the New ...

          May 21, 2000 (Sunday)

          A travel blog entry by cindyrooks on Apr 01, 2015

          ... at the Van Gogh Museum or as Susan and the locals would say, Van Gock! Really enjoyed this and Gary did too! We got the audio tour and really liked his "impression" style paintings. My favorite was the Paris "Central Park" and Gary really liked the "room" picture. Van Gogh was not crazy, but had epilepsy and only painted ...

          Het Scheepvaartmuseum, Maritime Museum

          A travel blog entry by amcvgood on Dec 21, 2014

          2 comments, 5 photos

          Martha and I had to put our big boy pants on and be on our own today. Claire had to work on an essay. We decided to go to the Maritime Museum in dutch called Het Scheepvaartmuseum. My go ogle maps took us off course and had to walk a distance but it was ok. Have i mentioned how windy it has been and rainy off and on, forget the hairdo. We get to watch the dutch people transport their children on bikes in the most creative ...