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Botel Zebra

PO Box 2430, 1000CK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sao Leopoldo, RS
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I have stated in this Bostel because never heard about the concept before of staying in a boat. Oosterdok is a quite place and many other similar Bostels around. rooms were very small but breakfast and shower were very good. We rented a bike 300mts from the Bostel and we could move everywhere even though we were not staying very... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I have to say that I booked to stay in this botel because one month in advance my trip to Amsterdam it was one of the few places that wasn't sold out yet. And now I understand why. I am used to travel a lot, so I am not the picky costumer. But since we paid more than 40€ per... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

PROS: - Great location. Under 10 minutes away from Central Station, with lovely views when you're sitting on the deck. - Breakfast was simple and filling. - Staff were friendly. - Quiet place to be. CONS: - Dreadful ventilation. My partner and I stayed here in mid September when it was quite mild, but because you only have a tiny... More 

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Hampshire, England
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is the place to stay if you are on a budget in Amsterdam, we loved it! It is so close to the train station and maximum 20 minutes walk to the city centre. The atmosphere on the boat is great and the owners are lovely and always keen to help and have a chat. Everything was clean and overall... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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23 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The hotel is located in front of Renzo Piano's building. Very cheap with great breakfast! I reccomend renting a bike to move in the city! If you go as a couple I reccomend you ask a suite with bathroom inside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I had a great time staying there. The staff were polite, friendly and helpful. There was a wide selection for breakfast from cereals to meats and cheeses with some stuff for the veggie as well. The room was fit for purpose, basically a place to recharge for a few hours, change and then go back on the town. It is... More 

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Tula, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013 via mobile

We stayed there from 29 oct to 4 nov...the cabin was really small and cold!only one small towel per person and when we requested onother one they asked why????they never change the sheet and once the towels...breakfast quite boring Mrs Chin was always polite and nice...This place has a very nice position but maybe we were too old for this... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Staff was not very welcoming. Room was very small and a little bit smelly. Toilet/shower was not hygienic (mould on shower curtain). Floor was cold and moist. Every piece of textile exposed in this room went damp and it was impossible to dry towels and such. Breakfast was ok, but the bread was boring and dry. The only real plus... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

It is charming and an adventure, no question. Also it is very clean and the owners are friendly and helpful. The rooms are tiny, but with own shower and toilet. But the walls are very thin and you can hear EVERYTHING in- and outside. Still it can be quiet at night. And you should have extra blankets winter - it... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

My sister and I found Botel Zebra when all of the hostels shaped up to be expensive and gross. We were amazed at how lovely Botel Zebra was. It took 10 minutes to walk to Botel Zebra from Amsterdam Centraal-you literally walk out of the railway station and to the left for those 10 minutes and over a little bridge... More 

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Address: PO Box 2430, 1000CK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Binnenstad
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Number of rooms: 12
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