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Amstel Botel

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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.
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Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Lake View
Harbour View
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Full view
61Somewhat walkable
Grade: 61 out of 100
20Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
6Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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The location was kind of interesting...and I enjoyed the daily free ferry ride across the water from Central Station..but this is false advertising to describe the Botel as a 3 star Hotel...and "luxury" is simply a joke and pretentious to say the least! It is more 2 star
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Where do I start....chose the botel as it look quirky and just something different yeah defo that.... Ummmm got to botel on Friday 11 January and left 14 January....we were welcome with the comment saying passports so handed them over passed back and had our door key handed to
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The front-desk and bar staff was probably the worst staff i have ever experienced in a hotel before, and i have stayed in many tragic hotels before! The rooms are pretty simular to a sterilized mental hospital, tv where not working, and only one out of 4 lightbulb was working,
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Stayed her with a group of friends room was basic but clean and comfy. Was worried about it being cold but we could control our own heating so was nice and warm. Breakfast is nice and well worth the money. It's a about 30 mins outside the center but we enjoyed the ferry journey.
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Average accommodation but good value for money. Close to centre as easy accessible by (free!) ferry. Rooms are small, basic however fit for purpose. Walls are paper thin, could hear our neighbors. Last ferry at 3am so could hear people in corridor.
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The Loft Letters Room at the Botel
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The Pancake Boat
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How much is the tourism tax ?
Don't remember paying any
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I take it towels are provided?
Yes towels are provided and changed daily if needed
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Hi do your rooms have hairdryers
You can ask for one at the front desk. They ask for a deposit which is returned when you bring it back.
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You could walk but it would be a very long way. The ferry is by far the best way across, free, reliable and quick, no reason not to use it.
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From what I recall, their is a free shuttle bus to Veer Buiksloterweg wharf, from where there is a frequent ferry service across to Amsterdam Central. Check-in at the Botel is open 24 hours a day.
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"The pier is 100m long and you can hear every single step outside, from inside your room"
"Choose price with breakfast included as limited options available off the Botel"
"Check out the letter rooms on the roof to see if any are available on offer."
"Try and book one of the five 'Loft-Letters'."
"Ask to stay on the ferry side, as otherwise you have horrible views and more noise from drunk guests returning to the boat"
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PRICE RANGE
US$52 - US$1,101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
amstel botel hotel amsterdamamstel botel alkmaaramstel botel hotel alkmaarbotel amsterdam
LOCATION
The NetherlandsNorth Holland ProvinceAmsterdamNoordelijke IJ-oeversNDSM WharfOud NoordAmsterdam North
NUMBER OF ROOMS
175
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