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Oosterdok T O 4, 1011 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Binnenstad)
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Ranked #136 of 303 Amsterdam B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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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Hong Kong, China
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
23 helpful votes 23 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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62 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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Paris, France
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

very nice staff, but the wifi worked not very well, the bathroom was way too small so I chose not to take a shower that night, the biggest problem is the noise, OMG the noise! I could hear people talking in other rooms. It was horrible when people went by my room each time. Even in the morning I could... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

It's very obviously a budget hostel but in a great location. Room was TINY but awesome. I imagine it would be pain to spend any amount of time in but just to put your head down it was great. Certainly not a party boat as the shared area closes around 11ish. The single toilet certainly adds a level of 'excitement'... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

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 April 5, 2014

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

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