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Amstel Botel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3 MT Ondinaweg | NDSM-Pier 3, 1033 RG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We only stayed one night in July but we can confirm that you get what you pay. Clean and quiet rooms, free wifi and very well connected to Amsterdam Central Stationby a free public ferry. Excellent option for visitors with limited budget

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København, Danmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is located on the north side of the harbour, but it's very easy to take the free ferry to the central station. The boat is nothing special but clean and functional, and the area has some very good and in fact fancy modern restaurants and bars. The service in the reception is nothing special, but they do what's... More

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed one night but it was very cheap compared to other hotels in amsterdam. The rooms are basic and clean and you are a short ferry trip away from the central station and the ferry is for free.

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Batley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You definitely get what you pay for with this hotel it's very basic and quite compact but is how ever a nice quirky hotel to stay in! There's a free ferry to the centre of Amsterdam which is all fine and dandy until your coming back on it at midnight in the middle of January when the weather is freezing!... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and hubby planned a romantic weekend away and thought we would stay hear as it was unusual and never stayed on a boat before, we got there finally! And the rooms were small and very dirty , the exsperience for us was awfull that we only stayed the one night , we dident even waste our energy I'm checking... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a basic hotel instresting that it is a ship though. You get what you pay for, as it has all the basics plus a bar and complimentary breakfast. Only problem is that it is a little way from the centre but it your willing to use the free ferry it shouldnt be a problem.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed at the Botel twice this Summer. Its a unique experience, I've never had a room in a boat before. Its also convenient, the ferry service makes it easy to get back and forth to Amsterdam Centraal, but it does take some time. For me it was nice to get away, but you should consider this when making your... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We knew the botel was across the other side of the river at NDSM dock so were able to find it easily, using the train and ferry from the airport. Ferry was always busy but free and runs every 15 minutes at peak times. Efficient check in but the room was very basic, like being back in the 70s. Tiny... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Good points: The hotel is in a great location with easy access via a free ferry into town and into centraal station. The staff are friendly and the rooms are clean. There are a few bars around the hotel for guests to have food drinks. Points to note: The rooms are small and cosy The walls are thin and therefore... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

There nothing special about this Botel - clean, basic and cheap, I enjoyed the fact it was my first time staying on a Botel. Trying to find the Botel for the first time was somewhat difficult as the instructions on their website are basic. A free ferry service will take you there every 20-30 mins, only a 10 minute ride.... More

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Address: 3 MT Ondinaweg | NDSM-Pier 3, 1033 RG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Amstel Botel 3*
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Also Known As:
Amstel Botel Hotel Amsterdam
Amstel Botel Alkmaar
Amstel Botel Hotel Alkmaar
Botel Amsterdam

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The Amstel Botel is Amsterdam's floating hotel. Stay in our hotel with unique design in appearance. We are located in the center of Amsterdam just 3 minutes walk from the Central Railway Station and 18 minutes ride from Amsterdam Airport, which offers a splendid opportunity to discover Amsterdam's history, culture and beauty. The Amstel Botel has 175 rooms, smoking and non-smoking rooms available, all with toilet/shower, hot/cold water, safe, AM/FM clock radio, writing desk, telephone. ... more   less 
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