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Vita Nova

Kleine Koppel 9 - 11 | a/b De Roode Kaat - Vita Nova, 3812 Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014
greatdaddydude Epsom, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Epsom, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Stayed on the boat for two nights. Very friendly owners who new the area and the recommendations they made were bang on. Will definitely be back. fantastically unique! The rooms are very quirky but that's half the fun of a place like this - makes a great change from boring hotels!

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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

This boat on a canal is a really nice place to stay, run by a great couple. I stayed there as part of a group and we were made to feel very at home. The rooms are small, with the facilities squeezed into corners, but perfectly OK for an individual. If you are looking for a really good value, different... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Stayed two nights while attending meetings at the nearby RCE. Friendly and helpful owners give a very personal service which included phoning to check I wasn't lost when late. Typically relaxed Dutch though. The boat makes a unique hotel, full of character but not short of comforts and facilities. The room, although small, was fully en suite. The lounge breakfast... More 

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Fritzlar, Germany
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62 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

I spent two nights at this location. Not easy to find by car cause there is no official road to. But a parking is very close. Hotel is an old historical barge. Very interesting to sleep inside a barge. Rooms not very spacious but on a boat there is limited space. If very tall you have to sleep diagonally in... More 

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

I spent the final night of a two week trip to Europe (from the US) in Amersfoort as it was affordable, not too far from the airport (I had a rental car) and was thrilled when I found Hotel Vita Nova, as having the experience of sleeping on a ship in a canal is not something I come across every... More 

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Zadar, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

Only problem was very short bed for tall men. The staff was very friendly and helpful and breakfast was great

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