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

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A Home From Home

There is no better place for sleeping than in one's own bed. Therefore it is advised for most travellers to stay where they are.

Our guesthouse, which came into being from the "Seamen's Mission," is not the usual kind of hotel. Comprising only six rooms in an old canal house, it is almost like a large apartment dwelling. It includes a day room with sitting area and a galley (no stove) for quick self-service.

Employees quickly get to know the guests and answer questions and requests with pleasure.

  Availability rooms

  February 2018:

  21.02.2018 - 22.02.2018
  Room 41 - Euro 69,00 per night - minimum 2 nights

  25.02.2018 - 01.03.2018
  Room 41

  March 2018:

  04.03.2018 - 05.03.2018
  Room 31

  14.03.2018 - 15.03.2018
  Room 31



More informations:

Holy Week
Room 32 (from 28.03.2018)
Room 33 (27.03.2018 - 30.03.2018)

Easter 2018
Room 32

Kingsday 27.04.2018 / 1 May
no free rooms

Weekend Ascension Day
no free rooms

no free rooms

Weekend Corpus Christi
no available rooms





Donations Christmas Gifts 2017wao 2 2017

They rejoiced - many hundreds of seamen. They expected our visits in the days before Christmas. It's quite normal for sailors to have someone from a seaman's mission to stop by. Nevertheless, we were able to surprise them with a present. A greeting from land on board: a prepaid sim card that allows you to use the Internet or make phone calls. Messenger services are being used more and more like on land. That's how sailor families hear and see each other at Christmas.

We would like to thank all the many donors who made it possible for us to give away 524 Sim cards. The Amsterdam station distributed 620 gifts.



Winter-Special 2018winter special 17

We offer our well-known winter special from 07.01.2018 to 18.03.2018:
from Euro 33,00 (single room 22/23) to Euro 75,00 (double room 31/41) per night.
Two nights compulsory.
Read more about "Rooms & Rates". The offer is subject to special conditions.




A new face in the guest house team newsnews freiwilliger 17 18

Every year in September our team changes. Then a new volunteer starts his ministry - to return to Germany after 12 months of many new experiences and begin his studies. We are grateful that every year a young person is willing to cooperate with us.

Arvid Wendelborn has just finished his first weeks with us. He will be present at the reception of the guesthouse as well as on board the ships.




This is what Santa Claus is doing through the summer!21 06 11

The question of Santa Claus in the summer always concerned some people. Answers were available - they fill books.

We bring sailors to Christmas gifts and are therefore their "Santa Claus". And to us, every year at the beautiful summer time, the question arises: What will we do this year as a gift for seafarers who are Christmas on sea? They can not use phone cards there - so we need something different. We ask colleagues - look what others have done in previous years. Browse in catalogs. It is not easy to start planning christmas things with a summer cocktail. And quite honestly, the right thing has not crossed our mind yet. Do you have an idea?