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The Boatel is moored on the north side of the IJ river; but it's just a 15 minute free ferry ride across to Centraal Station. The area is still semi-industrial, so there is not much to see or do; just a restaurant or two.
The rooms are clean with clean bedding and towels provided . You need to catch a ferry each time you want to go over to the main part which takes you to central station where the town which is in front of the station is...More
Totally enjoyed staying here for something different. Loved it ,our daughter stayed here before and apparently they have done some improvements since then. Free ferry trip across the bay and back every 1/2 hour is fun. Not 5 star but more than worth what you...More
The staff here has not been trained properly, they are not professionals, not soft spoken. The priority of this property is “money money & money” only, despite making the entire payment for stay in advance we were asked to pay tax immediately before check-in, it’s...More
I stayed here while I was traveling with a bus tour and I loved it! The room was very small but for the amount of time I was actually in it, I didn’t care what size it was. I was able to open the window...More
$44 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#25 Best Value Hotel in Amsterdam
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Drop down onto the railway level from the arrivals area and a purchase a ticket for central which is 25/30 minute trip. At the central station leave and go to the riverside and take the ferry across to the Botel. See my... More
Drop down onto the railway level from the arrivals area and a purchase a ticket for central which is 25/30 minute trip. At the central station leave and go to the riverside and take the ferry across to the Botel. See my TripAdvisor entry for more precise details.
Basically it is very easy even with luggage.
Can't answer about taxi as we used the train from airport which was extremly easy and take u straight to where u get the boat to the hotel, from the botel to dam square is about 20 min walk once ur off the boat at central