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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Booked this cheap and cheerful three day break , and must say this botel is great value , it maybe basic but clean bedlinen and towels everyday you can't ask for more . Staff friendly and helpful would recommend this to anyone . I would come back no worries

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

My husband and I spent 3 nights at Amstel Botel and our experience was very good. We had a double room (B&B) for 50 pounds per night, a good price for central Amsterdam. The room was small but very comfy and clean. They have facilities as hairdryer and adaptors if you leave a deposit, but you have the money back...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Me and my boyfriend came here for a 4 night stay last week and I was actually pleasantly surprised! I've seen a few dodgy reviews and wasn't sure what to expect, but it was lovely! 12 minute ferry ride from Amsterdam centraal which runs every half an hour, the ferry ride itself is lovely and it's free which is perfect....

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Carnoustie, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights end of November. Friendly staff. Rooms are clean. Shower/toilet area is small so small you get a sink in the ribs if you sit down. Realistically though that's no big issue. Rooms have heaters you control so no freezing/roasting. Flatscreen tv in room. Free wifi. Breakfast I didn't eat much but what I did have...

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff here were very helpful, stayed here with a group of girls for a weekend. you come out of the rear of the train station and get the NDSM Wharf ferry which is right outside, not like us who walked 20 mins and got on another ferry!! Ferry takes approximately 15 minutes and it is free, and runs for long...

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Thank Billiem47
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Botel is basically a floating hotel .. So rooms are more of a cabin than a conventional hotel room The shower is a little small but adequate for short stay breaks We phoned a week ahead to ask for the two rooms we booked to be close together if possible and to have double beds as opposed to twin...

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Thank Nessaandco
Malta
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived earlier but room was ready so ok.i asked for a room nearer reception as had trouble walking and they obliged.its more of a budget hotel but overall no real complaints.Staff pleasant and helpful especially behind the bar.Breakfast not bad includes cold meats etc also sausages, beans, bacon and boiled eggs daily.Rooms are quite small with a tiny bathroom and...

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Thank steve00167
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed on the boatel In November and after reading some of the reviews about no heating ect I was a little concerned, turns out I need not of worried, it was warm and cozy, yes it was basic but sufficient for what we needed. Staff was really friendly and helpful. The bar has a pool table, darts board a...

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Henk K, General Manager at Amstel Botel, responded to this review

Thank you for your good review. We are pleased to hear that your stay with us was Excellent. We hope to welcome you on board of the Botel in the future. PS our coffee is much better ;-)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rooms are cosy (quite small!) but clean! Bathrooms are small but again clean and have everything you need. Views over the water are better on the Centraal station side if you're on a low floor. Breakfast is good with a variety of things to choose from. Staff are all really friendly and helpful. Bar is open till about 1am and...

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Henk K, General Manager at Amstel Botel, responded to this review

Thank you for your good review. We are pleased to hear that your stay with us was Excellent. We hope to welcome you on board of the Botel in the future.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok. When I heard my hotel was a boat they had my attention. First the good. This is a cool boutique hotel that is actually a boat. I stayed on the lower level (very close to the water) and actually found this pretty cool. BUT it depends on the room you get. Another colleague of mine had the same level...

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Thank you for your review. We hope to welcome you back on board of the Botel in the future.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Amstel Botel is Amsterdam's floating hotel. Stay in our hotel with unique design in appearance. We are located in the center of Amsterdam just 3 minutes walk from the Central Railway Station and 18 minutes ride from Amsterdam Airport, which offers a splendid opportunity to discover Amsterdam's history, culture and beauty. The Amstel Botel has 175 rooms, smoking and non-smoking rooms available, all with toilet/shower, hot/cold water, safe, AM/FM clock radio, writing desk, telephone. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amstel Botel

Address: 3 MT Ondinaweg | NDSM-Pier 3, 1033 RG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam
Price Range: RM214 - RM4,813 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Amstel Botel 3*
Number of rooms: 175
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Also Known As:
Amstel Botel Hotel Amsterdam
Amstel Botel Alkmaar
Amstel Botel Hotel Alkmaar
Botel Amsterdam
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“much the same”
 of 5 bubbles steve00167, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher rooms are a safer bet although the lower rooms are fun because swans often come to your window.”
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 of 5 bubbles CanadaJones, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for city veiw”
 of 5 bubbles REENWorcester, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had rooms on top deck (fourth floor) which had best views. Would not like the ones down near the water! Small bathroom/shower had high door step to room, again a nautical thing! Stairs on ship were very very steep! (Not like the Grand Staircase on the Titanic). But there was a (busy) Lift if you preferred to wait. The Bar was simple, bright and cheerful with good value drinks and snacks. Breakfast could be very crowded at peak times.”
 of 5 bubbles 516patrickq, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“3rd floor perfect”
 of 5 bubbles TeresaAlessio, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
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