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Botel Maastricht

Maasboulevard 95, Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Botel Maastricht
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Ranked #33 of 38 Hotels in Maastricht
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Honolulu, Hawaii
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, this place is an extremely convenient location to see old Maastricht. Plus the value is outstanding. Most places in the city center are very expensive and that limits what else you can do on your trip. Consider this more of a no-frills alternative slightly above a good hostel. I ranked it a 5 because it is a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I enjoyed my stay at the botel in Maastricht. Location and prizes were really good. Staff were very nice and social and it was no problem to them that I wanted to have breakfast a little bit earlier than they normally serve. Despite those things there were a few things that I didn't enjoy as much. The foremost thing was... More 

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Bremerhaven, Germany
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay at Botel Maastricht, even though there were some features I wouldn't have accepted when staying at a usual hotel. But this is a houseboat, and so it's a bit different! Staff were utterly friendly and nice, and my room was small, but ok for one person. Although everything was quite old and run down, it... More 

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Namur, Belgium
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59 reviews 59 reviews
57 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Great experience if you like old boats. Of course the rooms are tiny but it´s a boat not a palace ! Breakfast is correct and it´s really fun to eat on a boat. Some rooms have private bathroom really tiny but fonctional. The room we took was clean. It´s true that it smells musty. The advantage is the price :... More 

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London, UK
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

So you are looking for a not-too-expensive hotel within walking distance of the Vrijthoff. you come across this, a boat converted into a hotel, right on the beautiful Maas river, and the prices are well below what you'd normally pay at this time of the year (the Andre Rieu annual concert in his home town, which attracts thousands and thousands... More 

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

What a perfect spot for a short stay, on the river situated midway from Old and New Maastricht. Bedroom was small with two very comfortable beds and a stool.shower and toilet shared a small cubicle, water was hot and towels fine. Downstairs with no view but small price to pay for such a good spot, only 10mins from the main... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I was in doubt until the moment I submitted the review if I would give 2 or 3 stars to Botel, because despite being a bad experience it was cheap (37 euros) compared with a real Hotel. Starting by the beginning, I stood there just for one night in a double room without bathroom. With the staff everything went good,... More 

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Putney, Vermont
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We arrived late in Maastricht and missed the VVV. We wandered a bit and were told to ask if the Botel had a cabin available. Afraid it would be expensive, we walked to The Maas and inquired at The Botel. My husband asked for a cabin on the water side of the craft and we had a small but comfortable... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

The Botel is, as the name suggests, on a boat, berthed very close to the centre of Maastricht. The accomodation is in cabins, which are small and basic, but adequate for a stay of several nights in budget accomodation. Breakfast is served in the pleasant restaurant, with lovely views down the river. There is also a nice bar, and sundeck.... More 

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Diemen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I visited this property with my six friends in February 2013. Our stay of three nights at this place was quite relaxing and comfortable. My room was not too big, but had everything I needed. Bed was comfortable and bathroom was functional. Breakfast included a number of healthy options and I liked it. Staff was very co-operative and they tried... More 

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