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Vita Nova

Oosterdok T/O 4, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Distance from city centre: 1.2km

Rating: 83% from 13 reviews

  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 87%Staff
  • 80%Security
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 87%Location
  • 84%Value for money
  • 75%Facilities

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  • The owner is an utter moron . Avoid like the plague .Find ANYWHERE else.
  • 20%
  • 26 Jan 2015 lora Ireland
  • It's a cool place, very nice breakfast area. However, we got the shorter end of the stick I think: just next by the toilets. The beds were very hard (kinda expected from a boat), but every time one of us moved it creaked. Still worth the money if it's only for one night.
  • 74%
  • 11 Nov 2014 Lilian Sweden
  • Will definitely be my first choice on my next trips to Amsterdam. The guy who runs it is very nice and extremely helpful! He went out of his way to draw out maps of where I should go/what I should go see. Even lent me a power adaptor when I needed one. The breakfast was good; crepes, cereal, salamis, cheese, cereal, etc. The room was small, which was to be expected, and very clean and comfortable. All in all, it was a very pleasant stay.
  • 100%
  • 11 Oct 2014 Justin USA
  • If you want to try something different for a very, very reliable price then this is your place to stay! In 10 minutes walking distance to the central railway station and the city center located you will sleep on the water in quietness and with a beautiful view. But don´t forget, you will stay on a boat! There is not too much space. But the main deck offers a beautiful big room carefully decorated. And there is the open upper deck!... Truly recommendet! :-)
  • 86%
  • 28 Sep 2014 Anonymous Austria
  • The Vita Nova, the oldest Houseboat in Europe, was a great experience. The Staff was very friendly&helpfull, prepared a great breakfast and were nice to chat with. The Boat itself is in a good condition,especially for it´s age, and delivers a beautiful atmosphere with it´s outlook over the harbor, the cousy cabines and the soft rocking of the waves. You can reach the Amsterdam central, redligth, Museums etc. really well by foot from the boat or take one ofthe close public-transportation ways.
  • 100%
  • 22 Sep 2014 Natalie Germany
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