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Amazing experience of staying on a boat! No noise chilled English TV free! free wifi covering the botel standard breakfast nothing 5* but will need to get the taxi boat taking 12 minutes free of charge to centre bit further out of main town well...More
I first stayed on amstel boatel was xmas 1997 when it was right behind Amsterdam central train station then I went back 10 years ltr and it had moved now you have to get a ferry to it witch only takes 15 mins the ive...More
We stay for 2 nights, had to wait 1 hour to get our first room, we booked a double room but the hotel was overbooked, they gave us a room which was more expensive and 20 minuts later they send us to another room which...More
Arrived at Amsterdam airport and thanks to previous comment on here we walked straight into station, bought single tickets , 5.1€ each from machine and within minutes were sat on a double decker train.
Got to Central station and short walk to free ferry, watch...More
A pretty basic hotel room with a tiny bathroom, to be expected when you're staying on an ex-ferry though. The actual room was a pretty good size with a comfortable bed. If you're not into rocking boats don't worry because the boat barely moves, if...More
US$45 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#24 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
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"Upper deck rooms, and those with river views are nicer - but more expensive."