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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

not for couples activities simply cant get in one bed 2 persons even for hug.....not for tall people...not for pesioners cos u will lnot get on top bed....15 min walk to town is not good location,simply bad description about hostel....owner not friendly....rules about not smoking,quiet,shower use comes up just when u arrive...didnt find much about that online....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This moored canal boat, the Vita Nova,is the only place to stay if you really want to experience Dutch culture, receive excellent customer service, be located 15 minutes walking distance from Central Station and within about 30 minutes walking distance to most of Amsterdam's popular attractions. With spotlessly clean basic rooms, and equally as immaculate shared toilets and showers, you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my husband booked this boat without having any high expectations. And boom! - Nice,clean and tidy. Breakfast made by staff-perfect! Rooms are clean,hoovered and got everything you need. All you need in Amsterdam -is just to fall on the bed after long day! As it was warm outside we could enjoy drinks and views on the top of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

Where else to sleep in Amsterdam than on an house boat? It's a boat, so there are bunk beds and shared toilets and showers, there's a sink in the room. Although it was snowing when we were there, it was not cold in the room. The boat is moored in the inner marina, so no waves or rocking of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

If you want a budget stay in AMS, this a good place. Booked last minute so not that bad. I stayed in the first floor which is the best, downstairs is very small and small tiny window. So if you can ask for 1st floor would be good. (+) good location, good breakfast, clean (-) the rooms can be small,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The vita nova is in a great location, quiet but close enough to the city centre that it is easily walkable. It is a stone throw from central station for all the trams and metro. It has a museum on it's doorstep - nemo museum and is close to the all the shops for souvenirs, pubs, snack bars and shops... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Quite a nice boat and very nice owners. They serve a good breakfast in the morning but starts at 8 am. I would have preferred to eat earlier and get on with the exploration of Amsterdam. The boat is basic and the rooms small. It is however a very good deal for the money. They have 2 shared toilets with... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

I stayed at Vita Nova for two nights at a weekend in april. The manager is nice and takes time to explain the boat. Especially he mentioned not to throw sanitary things into the toilet. The rooms are very small, but thats what you have to expect in a hostel boat. The breakfast was rich and fresh, with much of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Full disclosure: I've never stayed on a boat before. I'm glad I did. My boyfriend and I spent a week in Amsterdam with the coolest Dutch grandma in Monica. Seriously, she's great. Finding the boat was the hardest for us because Google Maps was an absolute doofus when it came to transit directions from Amsterdam Centraal station. Instead, just turn... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Location fantastic, beds comfy, boat spotlessly clean, staff a pleasure to have met, no complaints at all. It is a boat, with beds and a social/canteen area. Lovely views from the top deck. Would deff stay here again. Fantastic prices.

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Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied)
A visit to Amsterdam’s Eastern Docklands presents the opportunity to marvel at its many modern architectural masterpieces like the Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam and the beguiling Python Bridge while taking in its scenic waterfront with its trendy assortment of cafés, restaurants, bars, and clubs. Here in this post-industrial (though in some parts still very much presently industrial) neighborhood, you’ll find a smart selection of cool galleries and shops as well as the kid-friendly Science Center NEMO and the National Maritime Museum.
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Vita Nova

Address: Oosterdok 4, 1011 VX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Location: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied) , Binnenstad
Price Range: $67 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Vita Nova 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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