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Houseboat in the Center of Hamburg Instead of Detached House With Garden Directly on the Water

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4 bedrooms, Internet
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Houseboat in the Center of Hamburg Instead of Detached House With Garden Directly on the Water

5.0/5 Exceptional

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Pet friendly
  • Outdoor Space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F
Hamburg, HH

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAlster Lakes20 min walk
  • Popular LocationWandsbek Quaree3 min drive
  • Popular LocationHamburger Kunsthalle4 min drive
  • AirportHamburg (HAM)11 min drive

Space details

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8
1238 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 sleep sofa/futon
Bedroom 2
    2 twin/single beds
Bedroom 3
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
    1 sleep sofa/futon
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2
    No shower or bathtub

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About this area


Located in Hamburg's Hamburg-Nord neighborhood, this houseboat is in the city center and on the waterfront. Reeperbahn and Fish Market are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Stadtpark and Jenischpark. Traveling with kids? Don't miss Miniatur Wunderland and Hagenbeck Zoo. Sailing and fishing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with cycling and ecotours nearby.

What's nearby

  • Alster Lakes - 20 min walk
  • Wandsbek Quaree - 3 min drive
  • Hamburger Kunsthalle - 4 min drive
  • Huhnerposten Events Location - 5 min drive
  • Stadtpark - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Hasselbrook Station - 3 min drive
  • Ritterstrasse U-Bahn - 8 min walk
  • Hamburg Airport (HAM) - 11 min drive


  • Yoko Sushi — 6 min walk
  • Taverna Lefkas — 7 min walk
  • Gute Stube — 8 min walk
  • Restaurant Cafe Rossio — 8 min walk
  • Huang — 9 min walk

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire house boat to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Houseboat in the Center of Hamburg Instead of Detached House With Garden Directly on the Water

Family-friendly Hamburg houseboat in Hamburg-Nord with spa tub
One of the 10 winners of a houseboat - architectural competition of the city of Hamburg is the Peissnitz: A historic barge according to modern standards converted to high-class accommodation. A floating detached house in the middle of the city, with fixed inlet water, sewage, electricity and media. With lush windows overlooking the nature of the renovated Eilbekkanals, a wall-sized double glass door to one of the spacious terraces, floor and wall heaters warm in the winter and cool in the summer, more than 70 m2 terraces, from which you swim directly in the canal If you like it warm, you can enjoy the Rainfall shower in the glass Artweger complex in the Peissnitz spa. Overall, sleeps 8 in 4 rooms offer variations for the night: The cozy bunk bed in the cabin with 2 children or Adults beds each with its own porthole and fresh air, the bedroom with a 160 cm wide box spring bed and 125 cm TV, library with sofa bed which can be extracted (with slats) for two to 140 cm width, the salon with a second 125 cm TV whose sofa bed can be extended to 140 cm. Even in the kitchen could anyone still resting on the couch.

In Hamburg there is a housing shortage and the misappropriation of housing for tourism purposes is being pursued. In order to avoid fines for holidaymakers and landlords, the rental must be approved for each apartment and their proof a housing protection number will be awarded. Only with such a number may an apartment be rented as an apartment during an approved period. The Peissnitz, however, is a houseboat that is not subject to the Hamburg Housing Protection Act. It needs no housing protection number and does not lead either. Your stay is therefore completely legal, throughout the year, the Peissnitz may be rented. However, the tourism tax (bed tax) demanded in Hamburg is levied by all our overnight guests and is already included in our prices.

On the Peissnitz there fast VDSL Internet, more than 100 television programs on both 125cm TVs that can also be used for the internet, and telephone with free national calls (landline and mobile networks). You can call there can, of course, about the Hamburger landline number or a mailbox discuss your needs. A desk with fax connection and fax machine also allows for professional activities, even meetings, presentations in front of a small audience are easily feasible, on request, we like to extend the seating by up to 20 chairs (with armrests). In conjunction with additional tables, this also allows private or business festivities in small groups. Further equipment requirements (eg. As Screen, projector, overhead projector, printer, etc., we will gladly try to comply).

For shopping, no car is needed. Two modern supermarkets offer 800 meters in Holstein Kamp a complete range of daily food. Exotic foods can be found in the corresponding distance in the numerous small international specialty shops Wandsbeker Chaussee. This also only 500 meters away shopping center Hamburger Meile was modernized for more than 200 million euros and transformed. With a total length of approximately 600 meters, it is one of the longest and most beautiful shopping malls throughout Europe. The center has more than 150 specialty shops, cafes and restaurants, including Aldi, REWE and Budnikowski - a Hamburg drugstore chain

There is a lockable garage for a wheelchair or bicycles right at the entrance to the Peißnitz, on the shore strip belonging to it. Right next to the 100-year-old investor the Alsterdampfer was exposed again and can accommodate a small patio with views of the canal and the Peißnitz.

In less than 300 meters away there are two stations of the Hamburg 'StadtRAD-Systems'- where you can borrow register once for a small fee or even free bicycles and return one of the other numerous stations in Hamburg again.

Sports activities can be taken directly from the Peißnitz from several forms of attack. Friends of fishing can throw their own fishing rod from the terrace. Also the water sportsmen have not: At the rear of the Peißnitz is their own football Mooring for cars (max 6 m long.) To exercise all forms of permissible in Hamburg water sports. From here you can use the two canoes that you can also rent, paddle, row or even fix your own, brought Segeljolle the Alster. According to friends of jogging can start right at the Peißnitz, it is still at a very popular jogging circuit running along the Eilbek channel.

A residential property located in the middle of the city always raises the question of traffic noise: Richardstrasse has no function as a thoroughfare and has only minor vehicle traffic with almost no lorries. The Uferstraße is a bicycle lane and only available for residents. The Wagnerstrasse and the Lerchenfeld are far enough away to not be disturbed by noise pollution. Beyond the Richardstrassen bridge behind the nearest houses, a sophisticated urban development is currently under construction, and the banks of the Eilbek canal are being renovated. Opposite the Peissnitz provisional berths for the neighboring houseboats are set up, soon there will be two other houseboats. Even construction noise can not be excluded during normal working hours. The construction site of the sewer rehabilitation is expected to be located directly on the Peissnitz from January 2020. Therefore, the rental of Peissnitz is terminated at this time. But even before it can come during normal working hours to harassment by construction noise of the water construction site. The lush outer surfaces of the Peißnitz can still be enjoyed - just as big city dwellers are used to the heartbeat of a city and the typical background noise. At least our previous guests say so. In the living rooms no external noise can be heard. So perfectly does the insulation with the windows closed. Even with living room ventilation with fresh air from outside.
Rooms open to patios. Accommodations all include kitchens. Bathrooms include showers.
Recreational amenities at the houseboat include a spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Spa tub


  • Internet access

Parking and transportation

  • Car not required


  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sofa bed


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Shower

Outdoor areas

  • Patio


  • Near laundromat


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Location highlights

  • On the river
  • On the waterfront
  • In the city center
  • Near a health or beauty spa
  • Near a hospital
  • Near outlet shopping
  • Near a zoo

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Marina nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Ice skating nearby


  • Sleeps 8
  • Unit size: 1238 sq ft (115 sq m)

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking


Pets allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A city tax is imposed by the city of Hamburg. Business travelers with proof of business-related travel are exempt from this tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Parties and events are allowed on site
Property Registration Number Vermietung+offiz.+erlaubt

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is not required for transportation to and from this property

Property is also known as

Houseboat Instead Detached House Garden Directly Water
Center Hamburg Instead Detached House Garden Directly Water
Instead Detached House Garden Directly Water
Houseboat Instead Detached House Garden Directly Water
Center Hamburg Instead Detached House Garden Directly Water
Houseboat Instead Detached House Garden Directly Water
Center Hamburg Instead Detached House Garden Directly Water
Instead Detached House Garden Directly Water

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 77 out of 80 reviews
5 - Excellent 96%
Rating 4 - Good. 3 out of 80 reviews
4 - Good 4%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 80 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 80 reviews
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Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 80 reviews
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5/5 Excellent

Great rental
The property is great for a group of friends or family, is close to shops, and only a short ride away from the centre. The owners were friendly.

5/5 Excellent

Unique stay in Hamburg
This property has been lovingly restored as a fantastic property to stay in Hamburg. The accommodation was spotless and fully equipped. It is close to public transport, shopping, food and drink places. Ideal for a relaxing stay, warm and comfortable accommodation. If you are looking for accommodation which is a bit unusual, this is one for you.

5/5 Excellent

Absolutely AMAZING!!
My friends and I traveled from Los Angeles and could not have had a better time! The Peissnitz is a really exceptional experience, and I would recommend it to anyone traveling to Hamburg.

5/5 Excellent

Nice location and a great alternative to a Traditional hotel in the city l

5/5 Excellent

I made a mistake in the booking process but the boat owner stepped in and we made it work. Henning was a pleasure to deal with. 5 adult males made the space work and even with 18 of us for dinner one night. The boat worked well. It was well stocked with linens, towels, cleaning supplies, and spices which I didn't expect but they added to the enjoyment of the Peissnitz. We traveled around Hamburg by taxi and public transportation which both worked well. All five of us enjoyed the City and our accommodations. We would return to Houseboot Peissnitz.