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Oosterdok T O 4, 1011 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Binnenstad)
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Vita Nova
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Ranked #136 of 306 Amsterdam B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Katey_Hart Ellington, 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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Change of management has meant this place has lost the party hotel vibe and is now populated by people who can't afford a hotel. Won't be coming back as the wifi didn't work and you can no longer smoke on deck. The guy in charge is quite grumpy and not welcoming.

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Ellington, United Kingdom
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128 reviews 128 reviews
18 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a unique place to stay while in Amsterdam, this is the place. Its simple, but clean and homey. The rooms are tiny, as you would probably suspect from a hostel. The price to stay here was very low, and the drinks were only 2 euros for a beer, which for Amsterdam is very cheap. The seating area... More

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hong kong
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the 2nd houseboat that we stayed in for a three nights at Amsterdam. Again, as one can imagine, it's a houseboat so the cabin is kind of tiny even for Asian gals. But the host is helpful and could always give us useful advices for the city. The shared bathroom and WC were a bit small and you... More

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

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
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

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
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
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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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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