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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 #142 of 306 Amsterdam B&B and Inns
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3 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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Boom, Belgium
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259 reviews 259 reviews
14 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't expect luxury, don't expect the best treatment of hospitality in the world... You get a very small room( bed, chair, sink and a closet, very very small but with an outside window that opens and central heating. Breakfast is included and not too bad either (3 types of bread, different types of cheese, meat and a huge choice of... More

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Lugano, Switzerland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi just as we arrive the people kick out us for cleaning the reception floor . is a boat with one bathroom for all passenger , the bada are really small tha u cannot even turn during the night ... Blanket and towel have a non cleaned colors ... if u need one unforgettable night that is not the way... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived on this hotel boat and told myself eh... It cannot be that bad... Talked to the owner. Nice. Gamme some directions and advices for good places. Then she showed me the room Omg. So tiny. Dont wait for something even normal. There is maybe 2 meters in this room. Anyway. I was sad XD But then I got... More

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New York City, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
36 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here two nights. This place is adorable. The rooms are tiny, but that is to be expected because it's a house boat. The host was incredibly accommodating, and breakfast was amazing. It was lovely to have pancakes for breakfast. The place is difficult to find at first, but it's in a great location near to Centraal Station and... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

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
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

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 September 21, 2014

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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

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 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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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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