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Oosterdok, 1011 VX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Ranked #58 of 178 Specialty Lodging in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2010
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2010

We stay here 3 nights and it was great.Its very easy to find it and the staff - Roy is very kind and helpful.We came late at night and we advice him about it, he wait for us to make the check in.This is a non smoking boat, thats great.The rooms have enough space.The beds are great.Theres a closet in... More 

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Brandon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2010

We had a lovely time on Friesland. The rooms are a bit tiny but it's located so close to the city centre with a fantastic view. Breakfast was great with plenty to choose from and the owners were nice and friendly. Very hot showers, yet toilets could bea bit smelly. A bit noisy at times at night with loud neighbours... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2010

The hostel was a converted barge, so don't expect huge rooms, they are small but perfectly formed. Decent mattresses for a hostel, good shower and very clean loos. There was a bit of a smell from the toilets while we were there but i think that was tempoary and it seemed to be fixed on the day we left. Breakfasts... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2010

We stayed here in October 2009 for 2 nights after finding the accommodation on Hostel Bookers. We had a great time here and actually spent time on the boat during our stay which when in Amsterdam is unusual!! Albeit in the bar :) The boat itself is a short 10 minute walk from Central Station and is just far enough... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2009

Spent 2 nights at Hotel Friesland with my husband on 1st and 2nd May 2009. Bauke, the manager of the boat was really friendly and as already mentioned in previous reviews, rooms are small. Best things about the accommodation were the spacious dining area, great views of the water, the breakfast and location of the boat. Worst part of the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2009

We booked this because our trip landed us in Amsterdam just after Queen's Bday celebrations and everything else was already booked out. Luckily, the boat is actually in a pretty good location and walking distance to red light district and the canals. The boat manager was quite friendly and we enjoyed speaking to him everyday with what we had gotten... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2009

This place is great if you know what you are signing up for and are excited about that! It is NOT a luxury hotel or spacious budget place... it is a hostel boat. We had a blast, although we were only there one night. The rooms are literally the size of a double bed and in this small space there... More 

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Address: Oosterdok, 1011 VX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Bed And Breakfast Boat Friesland
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