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Botel Zebra

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

First time in a botel where I really recommend it. The owner is very nice and helpful, good breakfast , cleaned and also wifi . Which is really good for what you pay in central Amsterdam. Walking distance to central station.

Thank alanMalta
Krakow, Poland
Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

I have stated in this Bostel because never heard about the concept before of staying in a boat. Oosterdok is a quite place and many other similar Bostels around. rooms were very small but breakfast and shower were very good. We rented a bike 300mts from the Bostel and we could move everywhere even though we were not staying very...

1Thank Ivo_Lucio
Maastricht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 September 2014

I have to say that I booked to stay in this botel because one month in advance my trip to Amsterdam it was one of the few places that wasn't sold out yet. And now I understand why. I am used to travel a lot, so I am not the picky costumer. But since we paid more than 40€ per...

1Thank istraveller00
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2014

PROS: - Great location. Under 10 minutes away from Central Station, with lovely views when you're sitting on the deck. - Breakfast was simple and filling. - Staff were friendly. - Quiet place to be. CONS: - Dreadful ventilation. My partner and I stayed here in mid September when it was quite mild, but because you only have a tiny...

2Thank PurpleThistleKY16
Hampshire, England
Reviewed 17 August 2014

This is the place to stay if you are on a budget in Amsterdam, we loved it! It is so close to the train station and maximum 20 minutes walk to the city centre. The atmosphere on the boat is great and the owners are lovely and always keen to help and have a chat. Everything was clean and overall...

1Thank hpsauce93
Brasilia, DF
Reviewed 28 March 2014

The hotel is located in front of Renzo Piano's building. Very cheap with great breakfast! I reccomend renting a bike to move in the city! If you go as a couple I reccomend you ask a suite with bathroom inside.

1Thank michelle_alvarenga
Reviewed 8 November 2013

I had a great time staying there. The staff were polite, friendly and helpful. There was a wide selection for breakfast from cereals to meats and cheeses with some stuff for the veggie as well. The room was fit for purpose, basically a place to recharge for a few hours, change and then go back on the town. It is...

1Thank Karl H
Tula, Italy
Reviewed 7 November 2013

We stayed there from 29 oct to 4 nov...the cabin was really small and cold!only one small towel per person and when we requested onother one they asked why????they never change the sheet and once the towels...breakfast quite boring Mrs Chin was always polite and nice...This place has a very nice position but maybe we were too old for this...

1Thank AIDA2004
Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 1 November 2013

Staff was not very welcoming. Room was very small and a little bit smelly. Toilet/shower was not hygienic (mould on shower curtain). Floor was cold and moist. Every piece of textile exposed in this room went damp and it was impossible to dry towels and such. Breakfast was ok, but the bread was boring and dry. The only real plus...

1Thank Inte-Ingemar-A
Reviewed 24 March 2013 via mobile

It is charming and an adventure, no question. Also it is very clean and the owners are friendly and helpful. The rooms are tiny, but with own shower and toilet. But the walls are very thin and you can hear EVERYTHING in- and outside. Still it can be quiet at night. And you should have extra blankets winter - it...

2Thank driveorwalk

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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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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: $112 - $276 (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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