Tiny, but fully equipped:

Wikkelboats are tiny houseboats that are multifunctional and sustainably furnished. On a Wikkelboat you can relax and spend the night, but you can also have a great meeting. Experience how a tiny houseboat, despite or perhaps thanks to the limited space, inspires you to start thinking differently about living and the amount of required items.

The Wikkelboat is fully equipped:

  • A large and a small room, both with a luxury double Murphy bed (145 cm wide, with hydraulic pump easily foldable from wall)

  • A bathroom with shower, sink, toilet and dishwasher

  • A kitchenette with 2 hot plates, combination microwave, kettle, fully automatic coffee machine, fridge with small freezer and of course all the necessary cutlery & crockery

  • Air conditioning / heat pump so that it is wonderfully warm in winter and nice and cool in summer;

  • Bed linen and towels included and cleaning is well organized

  • Self-check in and out so you are free to go in or out (within time frame). Early check-in or late check-out optional against payment possible

  • Large extendable conference table, 12 extra folding chairs, a smart beamer & screen, WiFi, coffee & tea available for free

  • All kinds of fun tech gadgets such as tablet, smarter lighting, smart locks and personalized scent present to make your stay even more pleasant

  • A lovely terrace with BarrelQ (BBQ) overlooking the water and W-Europe's oldest "Skyscraper", the White House

  • A jacuzzi on an adjoining terrace to completely unwind and enjoy the surroundings bubbly on and in the water (37-40 degrees) (optional with Wikkelboat1, included with Wikkelboat2)

  • Two tough Stark Drive e-bikes for rent (included with Wikkelboat2, optional with Wikkelboat1)

  • Optional services such as (inter) continental breakfast buffet at the Ibis hotel / restaurant, a catered extensive lunch on the boat, sailing a bit on Walli - our electric boat, affordable parking in the street around the harbor, baby cot & chair and lunch package on boat ( when renting during the day)

Two Wikkelboats are currently available in the Wijnhaven for temporary use. This location is located in the Maritime District in the heart of Rotterdam center amid the skyscrapers, a stone's throw from Blaak Station, the Markthal and the Old Port. 

These Wikkelboats are part of Rotterdam's most beautiful marina “The Red Apple Marina”, which is also the only one in the center. So you can also moor your boat and spend the night on a Wikkelboat.

Book a Wikkelboat now and experience the tranquility!

Captains: Jelle & Sander

Book a Wikkelboat

Wikkelboats can be booked both for use during the day (regular 10-17u) and for an overnight stay.

Use during the day

During the day ideal for a team building workshop, a meeting or a lunch meeting up to max. 15 people per boat. Price per day part (4u) from € 135, - excl. VAT and catering.

Facilities such as coffee, tea, (tap) water, a beamer with screen, flipchart, large conference table, extra chairs, etc. are available free of charge.

Catering such as an extensive lunch consisting of a mix of fresh sandwiches, warm croquettes, yogurt, milk, fruit, fresh fruit juices, yogurt and sweets can be provided.


Overnight stays

2 × 2 people can stay overnight on each Wikkelboat; both rooms have luxury Murphy beds (145 × 200). Winding boat No. 1 (WB1) has a terrace on both sides and an optional Jacuzzi which costs € 40 per stay and must be requested in advance. Winding boat No. 2 (WB2) has a slightly larger terrace including use of a luxurious jacuzzi and 2 e-bikes (both free of charge, rentable for guests of WB1).

1 pets are welcome free of charge on condition that they are not on bed / couch.

Accommodation prices:

For 2 people from € 85 / € 149 for WB1 and € 99 / € 169 for WB2 (during the week / weekend) depending on the season, excluding final cleaning costs and accommodation tax.

Our Wikkelboats are insulated and check-in + check-out takes place without interpersonal contact. In addition, extra thorough cleaning is done so that the risk of contamination is nil. So you do not have to worry when booking a stay. 

Standard check-in time: from 16 pm (for WB1: 17 pm)

ACTIONS for direct bookings:

Until 28/2/2021: free early check-in for direct bookings: from 15 pm on both boats!

Until 31/1/2021: At Wikkelboat1 optional jacuzzi can be booked directly for only € 25 (instead of € 40)

Standard check-out time: 10.30u WB1 and 11.00u for WB2

Earlier check-in (13 pm) or later check-out (13 pm): usually possible for a supplement of € 25 respectively.

Included in price: coffee, tea, towels and bed linen

Not included: Cleaning costs € 43 (WB1) / € 47 (WB2), 6,5% accommodation tax (on ex VAT amount) and supplement for 3rd / 4th person € 30-60 per person per night, depending on season and day

Cancellation Policy *:

100% credit with> 7 days before the stay, 7-4 days before the stay: 50% and then 0%

* Since September 7, 2020 and temporarily due to Corona pandemic, bookings made for this date and stays that take place when the pandemic is over, the following cancellation conditions apply again:

> 14 days: 100% credit, 7-14 days in advance: 50%, then 0%

Advantages of direct booking are:

  • direct communication with owners
  • more services possible and can be booked directly
  • earlier check-in and later check-out possible
  • More flexible cancellation policy
  • Can be booked 9 months in advance


Street parking around our port: € 19,50 per day (from 16 pm check-in day to 11 am check-out day). Alternative car parks: € 22,50 per 24 hours in the garage of the adjacent “The Red Apple”, from ~ € 10 per 24 hours with pre-registration in the Markthal (300 meters walk) via www.parkereninmarkthal.nl.

Rent Stark E-bike: € 12,50 per bicycle or € 20 for both e-bikes per day (included in WB2); battery range is approximately 30km. Two extra bicycles available on request for € 20 per day.

Use of inflatable Jacuzzi on WB1 terrace: € 40 per stay (37-40 Celcius) - available throughout the year

Rent Walli the electric dinghy: € 60 per day (max. 4 people) - great for exploring the city ports! NOT suitable for going on the Maas

Breakfast buffet: for € 15 per person per day a delicious (inter) continental breakfast buffet (incl.coffee / tea and drinks) at the adjacent Ibis Hotel (buffet is temporarily not available due to Corona and you can choose to pick up a breakfast bag at € 12,50, - XNUMX pppn)

Lunch: For € 15 per person, lunch (fresh sandwich mix, hot croquettes, fresh juices, milk, yogurt, fruit and sweets) will be delivered on the boat during the day (min.3 people) - temporarily unavailable due to Corona

Bottle of Moët & Chandon Imperial Brut Champagne 750ml. + rose petals on bed: € 55, -

Baby seat and cot: available for € 10 per stay

Book one of our Wikkelboats directly for use during the day or for an overnight stay:

Are both Wikkelboats no longer available? No worries! We would like to welcome you on our unique Coaster which is also nearby in the Wijnhaven and also fully equipped.

Click here you will find more information about DE Coaster, the ship from 1909 which has recently been completely renovated and upgraded. You can also watch this introductory video. Check which of the two-room Cabins is still available and book.