The German Seaman's Mission has been established since 1888 in the Amsterdam Harbor. It has been based on the Keizersgracht since 1954.

Here you can learn more about the rooms and prices. You can check availability or book. Or simply plan your route to us.

"Support of Seafarers' Dignity" - the guiding theme of our pastoral care to seafarers on board their ships. Read about our main task in Amsterdam.

Answers: to frequently asked questions,
to book, to the guest-house and the city.
Some tips for Amsterdam.
News blog, with the latest news.

  Availability rooms

  In May 2017 only this days / rooms are available:

  04.05.2017 - 07.05.2017 (Day of departure)
  Room 22 - see: Last minute

  01.05.2017 - 04.05.2017 (Day of departure)
  Room 31 - see: Last minute

  28.05.2017 - 02.06.2017 (Day of departure)
  Room 31

  29.05.2017 - 02.06.2017 (Day of departure)
  Room 41

  Rooms on weekends available from July 2017 only


We are fully booked:

15.04.2017 to 28.05.2017
02.06.2017 to 18.06.2017

as well as

Weekend Ascension

Weekend Corpus Christi


Due to annual work holidays we are closed
06.08.2017 - 26.08.2017



sds titelbild

Sea Sunday 2017

"My work has no worth to you"

The German Protestant Church and the German Seaman's Mission invite you to the Sea Sunday on 19 March 2017, beginning: 10:30 am.

In the price of each item we buy, there is a tiny fraction of the work that people at sea can afford for us all. There are many sailors worldwide, nowadays they come from low-cost countries. They live a special life on board: Separated from the family, scrambled to a crew, monthly on the way.

This worship service is to draw attention to those who keep our world economy to faint.

Homily: Pastor Heike Proske (General Secretary of the DSM e.V.)
Liturgy: Rev. Janina Glienicke, Dr. Viola Heutger
With the shantymen "De Rotterdamse Scheepskakkerlakken".

Location: Viottastraat 44, Amsterdam



wc eg

New toilet on the ground floor

It was planned for a long time. When there was the financing there was no holding. We have renovated the toilet on the ground floor from scratch. Nothing has remained as it was. The intermediate door disappeared, the old tiles disappeared. Almost seven weeks the reconstruction lasted: old walls often contain unknown challenges to the craftsmen. So here too. The wall to the office had to be stabilized again. And instead of only dry construction, walls had to dry out before the next trades could take place.

Now behind the sliding door conceals a room with a new sink and toilet. For a nice decoration was still enough money.