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Gavle, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience. Waking up on the morning with water view and a little duck swimming by the window is priceless !! Excellent location Very delicious and generous breakfast Coffee and drinks , fruits and delicious cookies available all the time ! Personal very kind and helpful. Clean room and bathroom, clean over all. Living on a boat itself was a...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Been in Amsterdam for a bachelor party of a friend and stayed in the hotelboat iris for two nights with four friends: could not have made a better choice! The staff is young, very professional and friendly - they even allowed us to chill a bit in the lunge with friends not staying on the boat, and this was very...

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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

It was a great experience. From the time I booked it from booking.com I was anxiously waiting to stay in this boat. I was not disappoint infact it was better than I expected. Wouter the gentleman who runs the hotel was very helpful and very nice person. The rooms and bathrooms were very clean. As mentioned coffee and tea is...

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liverpool
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Anyone who has any negatives about is boat is crazy! Home from a 2night visit . The guy who runs boat is nicest man you will ever meet cant do enough for you. There are no tea an coffee making in rooms but theres a coffee machine an biscuits you can use through day an night. The rooms are 2...

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Keithw532
Reviewed 26 January 2016

We really liked the idea of staying on a hotel-boat but the reality did not quite meet our expectations. I always like to start with the positives and there are quite a few with this hotel-boat, it’s location was quite near the station and very central. All areas of the boat were 100% clean and there was a well looked...

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London
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Booked this place primarily because the rest of Amsterdam was so expensive. That said, it wasn't a bad call at all. I was made very welcome at all times by the genuinely warm staff. The boat is very attractive internally and externally. My single cabin was tiny but I knew this to be the case before leaving. Even so, there...

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HotelboatIris, Manager at Hotelboat Iris, responded to this review

We are happy to inform you that we have cable internet from now on. There is still a system that allows a free usage of 100MB without any pascodes but guests can now come get as many vouchers of 5GB as they like at the reception. We are very disappointed with such a review but we hope you notice that...

Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

Spent 3 days on the boat. For my partners birthday. We had a fantastic time. The boat was clean and immaculate. Complimentary tea and coffee was an advantage we took great pleasure in using. Would defiantly book at this hotel again. Thank you so much xxxx

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Parma, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Just a great place to stay. Loved it. Will stay here again in the future for sure. Nice room, free coffee, tea and fruit, wonderful breakfast and, please, you're sleeping in a boat. How cool is that? Best sleep I had in all my trip in the Netherlands and Belgium.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2015

We were a group of 20 people. When we arrived the boat was fantastic, it looked great and was very well kept! Wouter made us feel very welcome and helped us out with locations to main local areas and also left us out a crate of beer on our first night and let us pay it off in the morning,...

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Invermere
Reviewed 31 January 2015

We had an excellent stay during our visit to Amsterdam. The hotelboot was very clean and tidy, comfortable common areas. The beds are twins. Breakfast was really nice, Walter was an accommodating host. Within walking distance to all main areas, easy to find.

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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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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
What hotel boat Iris offers is the experience to wake under the waterlevel with maybe even some swans passing by your window. From our ship you can see central station which is only a 15 min walk along the dock. We are also 15 minutes from the red light district which has a lot of bars and other nightlife. Behind our ship there is also a stop for the canal-bus which can take you to the centre and the Rijksmuseum in a very relaxed way. Included in staying with us is free coffee, thee and choco all day and you can also freely take from our fruitbowl and cookie jar. In the morning we serve breakfast with several types of cheese, meats, muesli's bread type's and spreads, and also Milk, orange juice, bacon, boiled eggs and scrambled eggs. You are also welcome in our lounge where we serve beer, wine and softdrinks. In het public area's we also offer free wifi. We have to warn you about the fact that the data is limited to 50 mb's per item per day because we don't have a landline and have to rely on an expensive 4g network. If you need more you can buy this from our provider. The good thing about a small hotel like ours is that we can offer a much more personal service then the big hotel's in the centre and do it a much fairer price then them. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotelboat Iris

Address: Oosterdok t/o 2 Steiger 2 | Vlak bij de ingang van het Nemo, 1011 VX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > North Holland Province > Amsterdam > Eastern Docklands (Oostelijk Havengebied) , Binnenstad
Price Range: $139 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“End of the hallway room is the quiet option”
 of 5 bubbles Keithw532, 26 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a cabin on the starboard (right) side otherwise your view is of the jetty and the boat window of the boat 10 foot away.”
 of 5 bubbles jonathanstafford, 24 Mar 2015 | Read review
“My single en suite was nice and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles hitchcock21, 28 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Rooms 5,6,7,8 are nearby the staircase I think. The wifi is meant for the public areas, but I think it works - somewhat slowly though - in these rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles hajlander1984, 19 Nov 2014 | Read review
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