Whole apartment
517 ft²
City view

Featuring a garden and a terrace, De Windketel provides accommodations in Amsterdam with free WiFi and garden views. The property features city views and is 1.8 miles from Anne Frank House and 2.1 miles from Royal Palace Amsterdam.

This apartment features 1 bedroom, a flat-screen TV, a dining area, and a kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave. Towels and bed linen are featured.

Flower Market is 2.6 miles from the apartment, while Leidseplein is 2.7 miles away. The nearest airport is Schiphol Airport, 10 miles from De Windketel.

De Windketel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 6, 2019

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Trudy from Team Windketel
Stay in a unique historic building The Windketel is a little freestanding octagonal brick tower in the center of a quiet square in an automobile-free neighborhood. Built in 1897 as part of Amsterdam’s water works, it now contains a luxury apartment for two, furnished with the creations of famous Dutch designers. Furnished with Dutch design After a renovation in 2013, the Windketel was made more sustainable and completely re-furnished, this time with work by several generations of Dutch Designers. We continue to refresh the interior with the work of young and older Dutch designers, just because we enjoy it. Ideally located to explore the city It’s an ideal home base for culture-loving visitors to the city. The Western Gas Works culture park is around the corner and the historic Jordaan neighborhood is only a ten-minute walk away. Tram 5, which goes to all the major museums, stops practically at the door. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the privacy and tranquility of the location, which is protected from traffic on all sides and used mainly by residents of the apartments surrounding the square.
The owners The Windketel is an initiative of the residents of the square where it is located. A number of us live in the Magazijngebouw, a former storage facility of the water works. When we finished converting the facility to residences in 1997, we turned our attention to the little Windketel building it faces. What might it become? We decided to make it a place for temporary residents to enjoy this unique spot in Amsterdam. We established a co-op with ten members and hired architect Paul Westerman, whose ingenious re-design created a 48-square-meter interior. Hotel de Windketel opened for business in 2003. We wish you a lovely time in our little tower on the square! Dook, Els, Hans, Harmen, Jan-Willem, Jos, Marlies, Sonja and Trudy
The Windketel is located in Westerpark, a neighborhood known for its unique park on the site of Amsterdam’s former gasworks, now the location of events ranging from fashion shows and concerts to craft and food markets. There’s always something going on, and that makes this neighborhood the ideal home base for culture-loving visitors. The historic Jordaan neighborhood is only a ten-minute walk away. The neighborhood’s centerpiece is the Westerpark, visible from Hotel de Windketel’s northern windows. The architecture of the gasworks is itself an attraction. All the buildings have been renovated and converted for culture or leisure activities. It’s the site of markets, restaurants, cafes, TV studios, dance venues, cinema’s and theaters. It’s home to many festivals, too, including Amsterdam International Fashion Week and the Holland Festival.
Languages spoken: German,English,Spanish,Dutch
Closest Airports
  • Schiphol Airport
    6.9 miles
  • Rotterdam The Hague Airport
    34.6 miles
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Amenities of De Windketel
No parking available.
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Clothes rack
  • Private entrance
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Sit back and relax
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Movie nights
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Garden view
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Dutch
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House rules De Windketel takes special requests – add in the next step!


4:00 PM - 11:30 PM

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5:00 AM - 12:00 PM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

City Regulations

Note that, due to fire safety regulations, the city of Amsterdam limits bookings to a maximum of 4 people per apartment.

Payments by Booking.com

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Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Please inform De Windketel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

License number: 59046901

FAQs about De Windketel

  • De Windketel can accommodate this group size:

    • 2 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • De Windketel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Movie nights

  • De Windketel has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 1 bedroom

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Check-in at De Windketel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • De Windketel is 1.3 miles from the center of Amsterdam.

  • The prices at De Windketel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at De Windketel on this page.