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Vita Nova

05/06/2017 06/06/2017
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved staying here , everything's within a walking distance and Geoff {or Jeff?} was the best host we've had anywhere we've been . Take earplugs , there's signs everywhere asking people to keep the noise to a minimum after 22:00 but the walls are thin

Thank MCKollie
Hirvensalmi, Finland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff was friendly and check in was flexible. The rooms were tiny and short, I had a good nights sleep but my husband 204 cm could not sleep or shower properly. We had the room "upstairs" so we had the big window and nice views. The boat was quite clean but worn down, downside was that shared bathrooms get...

Thank SiniElina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great staff, good installations and awesome place and fantastic narrow boat. Good prices and breakfast with a beautiful views of Amsterdam. Very clean and very respectful staff and customers. Excited ambient :)

Thank Jose C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this hotel for the novelty of staying on a boat, unfortunately the novelty quickly wore off. For €94 per night (incl taxes for a twin room) you basically have an overpriced hostel. The room was tiny with two beds and a sink and just one socket, we were given a pillow and duvet (you have to put the...

Thank Bik1973
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing place! Very impressed with customer service! The gentlemen running this place is always smiling and super helpful. Located close to city centre and has great relaxed environment. Highly recommended!

1Thank Agata W
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights. The chap who greeted us was funny and very helpful. Breakfast every morning was amazing. Tasted fresh and was a lot of choice. We had a small cabin with a sink and a cupboard. It was everything that we required. Two lads needing a clean and today place to stay for a few nights....

2Thank Josh R
Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

On arriving early after requesting an early check in I was told no but I could leave my bag and come back at 2pm to check in, then the guy said the room still might not be ready because he has all the rooms to do himself. When approaching the boat there was a horrible smell. Other people's suitcases were...

Thank vee360
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Reviewing this as excellent because of the location, breakfast, cleanliness and host. You do pay for what you get so this is a hostel boat. We had a tiny cabin and shared toilet and shower which I can only compare to campsites. However, the boat is very clean and well maintained. It's basic but everything you need. The downside can...

1Thank debbie w
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I and a friend shared a twin room with bunk beds. Very basic, however what more would you need when you are out and about. Staff friendly and easy going. Though the boat was clean and the showers were pretty good, even for shared facilities. Sink in your room. Heating worked, so not fear of being too cold. If you...

1Thank Kev1982Luton
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The concept and area not too far from the train station and by the water seemed intriguing from pictures and description. Rather smelly on the walkway to the "boat." Accommodation was totally unacceptable. No private toilet or shower, the room had very small upper and lower berths with a tiny window above the upper berth. There was no place to...

Thank peterrabbittoronto

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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 Vita Nova

Address: Oosterdok T O 4, 1011 VX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied) , Binnenstad
Price Range: $105 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Vita Nova 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Don't bother”
vee360, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are the same”
Azmidiske, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 1 is directly beneath the stairs, it can be creaky however this does not retract from the overall comfort.”
EdT9, 21 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 18 is nice”
SurfersideB, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
“as far from the staircase as possible”
AlbertBuchatskyy, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
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