B&B Houseboat between Amsterdam Windmills is a Bed & Breakfast in a Houseboat near Schiphol in Amsterdam. Our Bed and breakfast Amsterdam Houseboat is situated between two well known windmills. The windmills were both part of a watermanagement system in the 11th until the 19th century, the windmill of Sloten still works. Our Bed and breakfast houseboat has four luxurious rooms. You can reach the center of Amsterdam easily with Tram 1 which goes directly to the museum area, the famous canal area, the Dam and Central Station.
The wind mills are at walking distance. The ‘Molen van Sloten’ is all days open to visit. In the Windmill of Sloten is a permanent exhibition of Rembrandt. Next to the Molen there is a Cheesefarm. Since a while a beer bruery has opened.
After a good night sleep and a delicous breakfast in a green surrounding which is called ‘De Groene As’ you can go directly to the center of Amsterdam. When you return you can enjoy the rest of the water and our beautiful garden. Our Bed and breakfast is self sufficient which means that it runs on solarpower. We have sunpanels and solarcollectors and a Solar boiler for heating and hot drinking water.
In the “Aker” Windmill, you can see the original foundation and water-gang under the basement, you also can enjoy a lunch here. The first habitants came here in the in the 11th century at that moment it was a wet Swamp environment. A few miles away you can find much more old watermanagement monuments. They are still working and became museums. Lijnden, Halfweg and Cruquius. You also can discover the defense line of Amsterdam which lays all around Amsterdam, it,s also a Unesco world listed heritage. A bed and breakfast near Schiphol airport Amsterdam
Parking is free in the neighbourhood, if you go by car or taxi please download the map because Google will send you to the wrong side of the canal.