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Oosterdok T O 4, 1011 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Binnenstad)
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Ranked #126 of 306 Amsterdam B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
emmmm2013 Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Vita nova exceeded my expectations completely, was worried about what we would be getting at such a cheap price but was brilliant. Easy to find, right by the NEMO. Breakfast included every morning which was delicious, really friendly staff and host who told us where was good to go. Rooms are small and shared bathroom but all very clean and... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hostel was very cosy. Rooms are very small but its kind of part of the fun and romantic of the experience. Biggest criticism is that more towels could be provided (I.e. one for the bathroom floor). Overall though pretty happy with our choice to stay here and the host was great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely loved this place. Staff are so nice and friendly. Rooms are small obviously, because it is a boat after all, but this is an ideal place for people to stay on a budget. Free wifi, drinks for only 2 euros, and breakfast is great. Could not recommend this place enough.

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Kaliningrad, Russia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing view, friendly and helpful stuff, really peaceful place. Rooms are very small, but it's a boat. Close to Nemo, Bimhuis and Public library. Good for budget travellers. I definitely wanna come back)

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Spent two nights here and I'm not gonna lie, this is my first time sleeping in a boat. Before arriving, I thought it was like a yacht; spacious and awesome. However, upon getting to our room, the room sure was small, and we were lucky to have a small shower in our room. Some other guests don't so they have... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

This was a very different experience from other hostels and it was a lot of fun. The rooms are tiny, but it is a boat, after all. Nice breakfast and the host is great. After a day of sightseeing, it's very relaxing to hang out on deck and watch the sun set behind the Amsterdam skyline. The location is excellent... More

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Hong Kong, China
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I spent 2 nights in Vita Nova and it gives me a very different perspective of living when comparing with hostel or hotels. Firstly the location is excellent, a great sense of comfort when you walk out of the boat everyday to explore Amsterdam. Though a bit tough if you carry heavy luggage and walk from Amsterdam Centraal, with walking... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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11 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The boat is located near Nemo museum, which is close to Chine town and Red Light District. In general - it's clean, but you have to remember it's a boat, so everything is really tiny - the cabins and showers. If you don't mind it - you'll surely enjoy it. The breakfast is great - really wide choice, also the... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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37 reviews 37 reviews
34 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I spent my 1st night of my trip here. Great location very near the train station and the Nemo Museum. Friendly greeting by Brad, with lots of good information provided. My cabin was all I needed. The boat was clean and comfortable. The included breakfast was really good. I highly recommend the Vita Nova.

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119 reviews 119 reviews
67 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I lodged three nights at Vita Nova in Amsterdam and would recommend it highly. Monica and Brad run a welcoming hotel; both were very helpful. The Vita Nova breakfast is one of the best I have had; lots of food, drink and variety. One heads up and one suggested improvement. Like many boats and ships, the bulkheads are thin and... More

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Address: Oosterdok T O 4, 1011 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Binnenstad
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
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