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Botel Zebra

PO Box 2430, 1000CK Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Binnenstad)
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Ranked #288 of 343 hotels in Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014
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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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Brasilia, DF
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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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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
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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
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

There are big advantages: location - close to the central train station and city centre, and reasonable prices. You have to remember that it is a boat, so rooms are really tiny. Room at Zebra is only a place for sleep, you will not spend there romantic evening with candles. I was a little afraid about cleanliness and moisture after... More

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Secunda, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

Botel Zebra has the advantage of being pretty close to the Amsterdam's city centre and the Central Train Station (with a great tourist information centre across the street). We did not make much use of the breakfast, as it is only served after 9:00 am, which was an inconvenience seeing as we wanted to make an early start on most... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

Botel Zebra is located in the harbour area not far away from the city centre (10min walk?). it is - beeing a boat - pretty tiny and so the beds and baths aren't that big, too. The staff doesn't speak much english, but is friendly and helpful with information about amsterdam (food, parking etc.). the boat is clean and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

Very good for the price you pay. Friendly and helpful staff, Small but functionally and clean rooms with private bathroom and toilet. Very good breakfast Great location.

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