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By a verified traveller on Wed 04 Dec 2019

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Hotel Description

The comfortable rooms at Botel get good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from NDSM Werf. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas and a free ferry terminal shuttle, plus a bar. This 3-star hotel has 175 rooms over 4 floors. Free WiFi and satellite TV channels are available in all rooms.

  • All rooms offer satellite TV, desks and ironing boards
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy drinks at the bar/lounge
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, tour or ticket assistance and luggage storage
  • On-site recreation includes bicycles to rent
  • Guests like the accommodation for the cleanliness, comfy beds and overall comfort
  • Just a 2-minute drive from NDSM Werf and 10 minutes from Nemo Science Museum
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle service

Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£32* Per night/room 26 Feb - 27 Feb

Loft Letter T

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Triple Room

Bed Count 1 Single Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Loft Letter L

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Double or Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Double Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Botel ratings based on 21 verified reviews

Review Summary
3.6 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Botel

Everyone (7) Couples (6) Family (4) Friends (1) Other (1)
4 out of 5
transport to central station very regular ferry ride

Posted by on 4 Dec 2019

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3 out of 5
Location great room is small and the pipes in room creeked

Posted by on 27 Sep 2019

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4 out of 5
The location is good and being developed at the moment the boat is extremely clean and rooms are small but tidy and perfect for what you need when your in Amsterdam great location across from central station with a free ferry that runs all day and because of the location it is quiet through the night other than the occasional noise from other rooms had a great sleep have used the botel before and will most likely use it again in the future

Posted by on 25 Sep 2019

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3 out of 5

60th birthday treat

Rooms are advertised as luxury in fact they are extremely basic and no way luxury. The shower was minute with very hot/boiling water. Recommend never to leave children in the shower as the water changes from comfortable to scalding hot. The breakfast was disappointing. Could not watch the TV as the signal was very poor. Their Wifi was down on our stay,The location was good just to catch a ferry to the centre was brilliant, some staff was friendly when I complaint that the Botel had gone down hill and the rooms were not luxury I was told it is a boat and it has windows! I had put a deposit of 20 Euros down to hire a kettle. we had a good weekend and recommend a visit to Amsterdam. Beware booking the transfer shuttle booked with Bookers they never arrived.

Posted by , from UK on 6 Nov 2017

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5 out of 5
I was pleasantly surprised at how good this place is. It's very clean the room was comfortable and the staff very friendly and welcomin. The breakfast is great and the staff were very efficient in dealing with the large amount of guests they had to cater for.

Posted by , from cotswolds on 16 Oct 2017

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4 out of 5

Good value stay

We were 3 couples staying in Amsterdam for 3 nights and looking for good value accommodation. We were not disappointed with our stay on Botel. The rooms, although compact were exceptionally clean, with clean towels every day and very comfortable beds. The breakfast was excellent with a very good selection of cheese, meats plus hot items. Fruit juice good and coffee machine was good. Bar area was comfortable and closed at reasonable time (12.45am). Vending machines sell snacks and cans of soft drinks - very handy. As for the ferry trip to Central Station - what a pleasant experience every day! A free ferry running frequently day and night was never a problem. All in all we all thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night stay on Botel and would not hesitate to stay again or recommend to anyone.

Posted by on 7 May 2015

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4 out of 5

weekend break

a great place to stay easy access to central Amsterdam via free ferrys which fun 24 hrs a day very friendly staff and reasonable bar prices and the free breakfast was a bonus great value .....

Posted by on 29 Apr 2014

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 7 Jan 2020

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Sep 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Jan 2019

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Property Features

As a guest of Botel, you'll find a rooftop terrace, tour or ticket assistance, and vending machine. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. The business-friendly Botel also features multilingual staff, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Parking is available for a fee. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Amsterdam hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 175 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Bar or lounge
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Computer for guest use
  • Television in lobby
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol) (24.2 km / 15 mi)
  • Train station: Rokin Station (7.4 km / 4.6 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free ferry terminal shuttle
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Botel offers 175 forms of accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Satellite televisions are provided. Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.

  • Television
  • Satellite channels
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer available
  • Safe (surcharge)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

Nearby Activities

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Boat tours nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Guests must take a complimentary ferry to arrive at the Amstel Botel during the day and may take a complimentary shuttle bus service to and from the Amsterdam Central Station at night.


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.


  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Botel


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates). Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates).

  • One child stays free
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No pets or service animals allowed
  • Debit cards
  • Online Penalty Collection


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A 6.422 per cent city/local tax will be charged
  • Tourism fee: EUR 3 per person, per night

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 12.5 for adults and EUR 10 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: EUR 11 per night
  • In-room safe fee: EUR 3 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Amstel Botel
  • Amstel Botel Amsterdam
  • Amstel Botel Hotel
  • Amstel Botel Hotel Amsterdam
  • Botel Amstel
  • Amstel Botel Alkmaar
  • Amstel Botel Hotel Alkmaar
  • Botel Amsterdam
  • Botel Hotel Amsterdam
  • Botel Hotel
  • Botel Hotel
  • Botel Amsterdam
  • Botel Hotel Amsterdam

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.