We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Oosterdok, 1011 VX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added AmicitiA to your Saves list
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Ranked #45 of 174 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014
Daffy2009 Province of Siena, Italy
Write a Review

92 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (9)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Province of Siena, Italy
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We went her with 2 girlfriends and my hubby. At first I wasn't sure enoigh that I would have appreciated sleeping on a boat, but I was wrong!!! everything was fantastic and I loved the wide selections at breakfast with the view to the city!!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Great location, cabin bunk beds were fun and very comfortable (firm mattress) and breakfast was a nice selection of cheese, sliced meats, cereal and yoghurt. Showers were basic but clean, toilets the same. We selected a cabin at the other end of the boat. clean sheets and towels provided. I would suggest ear plugs just because of door slamming and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We wanted to sleep on a boat for a better connection with the city. The location is good, near the center and the university. Obviously the rooms are small, is a boat! If you are tall though, u may cannot fit in the beds. Me and my friend where happy with the choose and it was simply perfect, the girl... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Canberra, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Our stay on the AmicitiA was fantastic. In Amsterdam, a city known for its canals and barges, what better place to stay than on a boat in the centre of Amsterdam. It's located in a perfect spot in easy walking distance from the train station and the centre of town. As it's only a boat you can't expect much in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I've never stayed in a hostel but I found the idea of staying in a boat really nice and unique, especially since Amsterdam is a city full of water and canals. The rooms were nice, a bit small but I stayed in one by myself so it was just the right size for me. The bed and pillows were very... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

I had a fantastic stay. Experienced the true atmpsphere staying in a boat in the centre of Amsterdam! Easy to get to 2 mins from central train station which goes direct from airport. The service was absolutely fantastic :) the guy, Christian made us feel very welcome and was extremely accommodating and helpful. I would definitely stay here again :)

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Weymouth, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We had no complaints with this houseboat at all. For the price you pay, it is more than adequate and we absolutely loved the location, close enough to not miss out but far enough away and peaceful enough to get a good sleep. And there is nothing more perfect than sitting out on the deck with a breakfast beer before... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Berlin, Germany
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I wanted to try something completely new and living on a boat was one of them. The rooms are very small, but if considering the price and the location, for one single night was not such a bad choice. More about this hotel on my blog: http://ilanaontheroad.com/2013/10/17/hostel-review-living-on-amicitia-boat-in-amsterdam/

Was this review helpful? Yes
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

Really friendly owners, basic rooms but clean, functional & compact. Great relaxed atmosphere throughout the boat and really nice views of Amsterdam from the river. Location is good too. For the money we paid it was excellent value.

Was this review helpful? Yes
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We stayed here as a group of 7, so needed somewhere cheap and convenient for 1 night. This was it. Rooms very small, purely a bunk, and I can imagine they would get quite warm with 2 of you (I was riding solo) A couple of loos to share for the boat. Breakfast, simple continental yet fine for what we... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage AmicitiA, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to AmicitiA? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about AmicitiA

Address: Oosterdok, 1011 VX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, HostelWorld, HostelBookers and Odigeo so you can book your AmicitiA reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
b&b Boat Friesland Hotel Amsterdam
Bed And Breakfast Boat Friesland

34 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (35)
Room/suite (3)
Hotel & grounds (5)
Dining (3)
View from room (9)
Other (15)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
hotels in
any neighborhood
in Amsterdam with
any amenities