ABOVE: The deck of a houseboat in central
Booking.com: Amsterdam Rentals our partner
Europe's no. 1 secure reservations service is best known for
B&Bs, and hostels, but it also lists more than a thousand apartments and
other private accommodation--including apartment hotels and serviced apartments,
which bridge the gap between pure vacation rentals (which offer few, if any,
services) and hotels.
These small apartments in the city center come with free high-speed ASDL
Internet connections for your laptop. Each has a double bed and rollaway;
minimum stay is three days.
This site lists several dozen vacation apartments in Amsterdam. The owner
also has B&B directories for Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and The Hague.
Four houseboats were listed here the last time we checked, with descriptions and
This site offers a small number of
handpicked boats in the city center or on the Amstel River.