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Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights recently, myself and 3 friends. The owners were extremely nice and I would go back for their service alone. The rooms are quite small, but if you plan on being out and about for most of the trip this isn't really an issue. One of my friends was sick when we arrived and they...

1Thank Ruth B
Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Botel was in a good location, quiet and comfortable. Although the rooms are not big, they are cosy and I had very good night sleep. Shower was basic but excellent. It provided a good base for exploring Amsterdam and breakfast included. It is a boat so if you expect hotel comforts book a hotel instead, but for a more unique...

1Thank pudercukurs
Rochester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Expected the rooms to be small as it was a boat, but not be able to pass each other was extreme! Only two hand size towels supplied, the bed linen had seen better days & was very faded & the toilet seat was was broken. The breakfast/lounge area doesn't get unlocked until 9am & is locked up again at 11pm,...

2Thank kiraz380
Reviewed 26 September 2015

I stayed on Botel Zebra for two nights. The room was very comfortable and clean. The rooms are small on botels as is expected, but it was comfortable for two persons where they manage the space well very well. The location of the botel is good - about 10 minutes walk from the central station and close to the main...

Thank Andrew Lipinski L
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

We had a great stay at the Botel Zebra. Rooms are very tiny, but we had our own bathroom with a great shower. Beds are comfy, but again quite small. Breakfast was also pretty good with a variety of breads, cheese, jam, ham, etc. Only 10 min walk from central station. It is a great option if you are travelling...

Thank Luiza P
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Visited for 3 nights and was pleasantly surprised by location, near everything. Rooms are small but that's a given being a barge, and the owners were friendly, included breakfast is ideal. Only downside being the wifi not working in rooms but no real issue - you are on holiday after all I'm sure facebook can wait until you are in...

Thank Jake H
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights early June and I probably had the best sleep I've had in about 3 years. Rooms was basic but it's around £37 per night with tax and you get breakfast and you have your own toilet and shower!!! Toilet smells a bit but I suppose that something to do with the toilet being on a...

Thank Anthony V
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Yes, this is a budget stay but the issues I had would have been so, regardless of this. The staff are really kind and welcoming and the breakfast is fantastic. Location fine. But unfortunately (as I was travelling for work/study) the wifi (including my own) didn't work in my room and it was forbidden to use the communal ares (where...

Thank DP P
Reviewed 25 May 2015

The two of us stayed 2 nights in a narrow but perfectly fit room. The room had a sink for brushing teeth and washing face, a separate room with a toilet and a shower, Wifi and a bunk bed. The breakfast was absolutely fine with different kinds of bread and rolls, different kinds of cheese, cold cuts cucumber, tomato, jam,...

Thank Sebastian H
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2015

stayed 5 nights as was my birthday trip bunk beds small access to lower bunk so had to be given mattress to sleep on floor toilet good shower small but clean water hot no tv in room or radio wifi was good

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Staying in Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied)

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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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Address: PO Box 2430, 1000 CK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied) , Binnenstad
Price Range: €75 - €192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Room 1 is right for the two of us........we had a lovely stay.”
T4639LAmariet, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Wifi is only any good in the lounge (upper deck) or the first cabins at the bottom of the stairs.”
Keith1122014, 9 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on port side are better as these are located away from the entrance to the boat.”
andrewlipinskil, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Check the wifi in your room before you commit. I had both the free wifi on iPad and my own paid-for on my iPhone and neither got reception in my room. I think that some of the rooms fared better - maybe it is the place on the boat.”
DPP692, 2 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the separate suite-it has its own key and makes the place feel like your own.”
CarolineU805, 12 Dec 2012 | Read review
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