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Tip: no availability for multiple nights? Group 6Split up your preferred dates across different bridge houses and explore more of Amsterdam!

Stay From €135 per Night

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Sluis Haveneiland

If you are looking for a hotel room with a view in Amsterdam, this is it. Located in upcoming neighbourhood IJburg, bridge house Sluis Haveneiland has the most magical view across the IJ lake. Watch numerous sailing boats entering and leaving the harbour through the lock next to your bridge house, and enjoy sunbathing on the jetty.

Attention active travellers: there is a surfing centre at walking distance from your bridge house (10 minutes). Afterwards, cool down at the café on the beach. Directly behind Sluis Haveneiland, a ferry leaves for a 4-hour tour to the historic Fort Pampus and Castle Muiderslot. Tram 26 from Amsterdam Central Station takes you directly to Sluis Haveneiland (30 minutes).

Please note: 211 – Sluis Haveneiland is only bookable for two or more nights.

Features

  • bedDouble Bed
  • wifiFree Wi-Fi
  • showerShower & Toilet
  • playBluetooth Speaker
  • eco-toiletriesEco Hair & Body Wash
  • safeSafe
  • towelBath Towels & Slippers
  • CoffeeCoffee & Tea Facilities
  • hairdryerHairdryer
  • heatingHeating
  • tabletElectronic Tablet - with magazines, newspapers and neighbourhood guide
  • air-conditioningAir Ventilation System
  • kitchenSmall Kitchen
  • bathrobeBathrobes
  • checkCleaning check after every second night
  • expand81 Square Meters

ARCHITECTURE & HISTORY

From 2009 to 2017 the Sluis Haveneiland bridge house accommodated the city’s bridge keepers. In 2017 the bridge house started a new chapter as one of 28 suites for SWEETS hotel.

Architect 2009: Quist Wintermans
Architect 2017: Space&Matter
Architectural Style: Contemporary
Location: Bert Haanstrakade
Waterway: IJ
Bridge Type: Lock

Because IJburg, Amsterdam’s most recent expansion area, is built on a series of artificial islands there are a large number of bridges here. Striking about this design is that the bridges on IJburg were designed not by the municipal department but independent architectural offices, including Nicholas Grimshaw, Benthem Crouwel and Meyer and Van Schooten. In addition to several bridges, the architectural firm Quist Wintermans also designed the bridge control building on Sluis Haveneiland (lock). All of the bridges and locks on IJburg were operated from the building on Bert Haanstrakade (street).

The building contained a large control panel, from which the bridgemaster had a view of the bridges and locks via video screens. Moreover, the building was equipped with a modern public address system for communicating with land and water traffic. With such technical devices, the building was designed to represent the future of bridge control.

House Rules

Before you book a SWEET stay, please read our house rules:

  • Each bridge house accommodates a maximum of 2 guests
  • All guests must be over the age of 21 years
  • Check-in time is 4 PM on your day of arrival (at the latest)
  • Check-out time is 11 AM on your day of departure
  • City Tax (7%) and Tourism Fee (€3 PPPN) are calculated after completing your booking (Amsterdam residents: please contact us to avoid paying these taxes)
  • It is not allowed to smoke or use candles, confetti or balloons in the bridge houses
  • For detailed information about house rules and liability, read our terms & conditions
Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam bridge house 211 Sluis Haveneiland IJburg bedroom bed Pieke Bergmans dutch design
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What's Nearby?

Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam IJburg NAP Amsterdam near bridge house Sluis Haveneiland
NAP Amsterdam

With a terrace on the water and a blazing fireplace inside, NAP Amsterdam is an all-season favourite. Enjoy delicious meals and finger food inspired by places all over the world.

Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam Fort Pampus Muiderslot nearby bridge house Sluis Haveneiland ferry
Fortress Island Pampus

Directly adjacent to bridge house Sluis Haveneiland leaves a ferry with the name 'Sailboa' on a daily tour to Fort Pampus, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Stick around on the island for its popular restaurant (reservations recommended), or get back on board to continue to Castle Muiderslot. Be sure to check seasonal departure and opening times!

Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam IJburg Marina Club near bridge house Sluis Haveneiland
Marina Club

Large restaurant, lounge and club, located right behind your bridge house! With its shisha lounge, live music and trendy club, Marina Club offers entertainment from dinnertime to early morning hours.

Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam IJburg Theo van Goghpark near bridge house Sluis Haveneiland
Theo van Goghpark

Big, grassy park. Play a soccer game on the field or lay down in the grass.

Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam IJburg Tropenmuseum near bridge house Sluis Haveneiland
Tropenmuseum

Renowned museum about people, cultures and humankind. Housed in a magnificent monumental building and next to the charming Oosterpark.

EXPLORE OTHER BRIDGE HOUSES

Still haven’t found what you’re looking for? Keep exploring other bridge houses.

311.

Zeilstraatbrug

Modern and cosy bridge house in lively Amsterdam West, easily accessible from Schiphol Airport (20 min) and at walking distance from the popular Vondelpark.

Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam West Zeilstraatbrug bridge house exterior neighborhood canal view

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Amstelschutsluis

Romantic private island in the heart of Amsterdam – a once in a lifetime experience! Stare across the Amstel River from your bed and enjoy an enchanting view of the Skinny Bridge.

Photo of SWEETS hotel Amsterdam Amstelschutsluis terrace

Stay from €810

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Gerben Wagenaarbrug

Sit on high! A soaring 3-storey bridge house close to Amsterdam North’s favourite bars and cafés.

Interior and view of the top floor of SWEETS hotel's bridge house Gerben Wagenaarbrug in Amsterdam Noord

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