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Reviewed 21 March 2017

My first time to be in a boat hotel and i found it very exciting. The lady owner was very nice and friendly. The other lady assistant was very friendly too. It is a nice and affordable place to check in. We really enjoyed our stay. I recommend this boat hotel.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Very good and generous price whilst we are trying to look hotel with affordable price. Very welcoming, very nice breakfast with a lot of choices, very easy location near Amsterdam Central. Will come back again and recommend to families and friends.

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here a few days ago, had a nice time. Great location, good views. A bit too many rules, but all in all very nice. There's a nice breakfast selection and the rooms are good considering it's a boat! Would for sure recommend!

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Easy to find right next to Nemo Science museum and easy to access most Amsterdam attractions.Cabin was tiny ( as expected) but warm and adequate. Breakfast was plentiful and with a good selection of food and drink. Wifi worked well, shower was a bit dated and had to leave porthole open which was ok in October but may be a...

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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The boatel experience, 4 friends in Amsterdam who found a good place to sleep, cheap and really good attention. Also excellent location and a decent breakfast included to save some money. Had no issue with the payment. Will recommended for young couples or group of friends looking to explore the city.

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I really wanted to experience staying on a boat as I'd done fancy hotels in amsterdam and never spent ant time in them. We loved the boat excellent location the rooms are small but equipped with everything u need. The breakfast was lovely and the staff were amazing. Already advised friends to book here too. Me and mark loved it

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3Thank Leeann E
Reviewed 1 March 2016

I never stayed in a botel before so I did want to experience it. It really doesnt look like much from the outside but is really good, clean and well kept inside. The rooms are small but with their own charm as they do have bunk beds!! It offers quiet the breakfast and I did really enjoy taking my coffee...

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1Thank Chris V
New Jersey
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Spent New Years here. The owners are great. The location is pretty special. I must say....this was my first time on a botel. It may not be for everyon but it was for me. This is great for a lone traveler or adventurous couple.

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Reviewed 16 November 2015

This is not a fancy hotel so if that is what your looking for than you need to raise your budget and look elsewhere, but, if you are looking for an affordable decent place to crash in a good location this is it. The bunks were perfectly comfortable and despite the small size of the rooms it is just what...

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Fethiye, Turkey
Reviewed 10 November 2015

You need at least 2 full days to visit the main attractions of this City, a tour bus is the first thing to do & then work out which areas you want to go back to on foot. Watch out for the cycles though as they wiz along without much regard to the pedestrians. Beware if you are of limited...

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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Public Wifi

Additional Information about Botel Zebra

Address: PO Box 2430, 1000 CK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied) , Binnenstad
Price Range: RM361 - RM924 (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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