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Oosterdok T O 4, Amsterdam 1011 AB, The Netherlands (Binnenstad)
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Ranked #131 of 297 Amsterdam B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was cool to sleep thinking I was on a boat hotel. The boat itself is next to a deck that reaches out to a canal. You get a great view from the top of the boat. The room is really small, I was in there with another friend and we had to struggle for space. The room has a... More

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Hong Kong, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

breakfast is bad, with low variety, i dont know why other comments said its with hign vairety, it is just with tea coffee orange juice, tomato cucumber bread and ham cheese. Owner is nice, but sometimes too angry. And also stingy, i needed to print my airticket and i saw she has a printer, so i asked if she could... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting place to stay, definitely an experience to stay on a boat. Not too far from the train station which can take you all over Amsterdam. Staff were friendly, and the unlimited breakfast was great. The rooms were very small and the beds smaller than a regular single, and bunks therefore there is no room to sit in the rooms.... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good quality clean accomodation, obviously a bit cramped owing to the fact its a boat, but definitely worth staying in if your in Amsterdam for a day or two. Good central location to coffee shops and the central train station as well

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

if you have just one night but not more then a couple this will be a perfect solution! room are small (they are boat cabins!) and share bathroom, but if you want to experience something different you are going to remember this boat!! unfortunately I couldn't try breackfast that looked good because I was late.. I can say I slept... More

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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Before going to Amsterdam I decide to stay in houseboat. It is suitable B&B for experience it. Location is great. In Oesterdock. You can reach train station by on foot. They offer free breakfast which is also great. At the entrance there is a free internet. Staff isvery friendly.If you travel with children it is also good option because boat... More

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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

It takes about 10 minutes to walk from central station to the harbour where the boat moors. There is no pub or "coffee shop" nearby hence you can enjoy the tranquility at night. The boat is not large, nonetheless it stays stable even in the cruelest wind from the Arctic Ocean. The staffs were very kind and helpful, and the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Good central location but very poor service. Rooms are very small and basic with bunk beds but it's a houseboat so it's ok you wouldn't expect anything more, but it's the people who are running the place who made our stay rather an unpleasant experience. Cutting long story short- we were driving from london and stuck in traffic so we... More

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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

This place for an interesting time in Amsterdam. Awesome location, easy to walk too. Rooms are super small, but it is a houseboat. Two nights there is a good amount of time, showers are so small, but everything was clean. Owner Roy is a nice guy. Free Wifi on the main deck and a great breakfast! Price seemed a little... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

It was really interesting to get to our hotel and see it was a boat. Didn't know it when I made the reservation. Got to our room and it was a bunk bed. Needless to say my girlfriend and I had a laugh. Service was good. They didn't take credit but he let us pay cash whenever we could. Breakfast... More

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Also Known As:
Vita Nova Hotel Amsterdam
Vita Nova Hotel
Address: Oosterdok T O 4, Amsterdam 1011 AB, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Binnenstad
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Ranked #131 of 297 B&Bs / Inns in Amsterdam
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