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Reviewed 5 December 2016

Great experience staying in a boat and the Ger and his wife are excellent hosts and their lovely breakfast after a long night is recommended! The boat itself has a great history being about 76 years old! (If I remember correctly).

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Thank Eyram S
Bembridge, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We stayed in Vita Nova for a week, using the captain's "house" at the front, with two bedrooms and own facilities. Although the location was lovely and it was great to stay on the water, the accommodation itself had some minor points. There was no room for luggage at all. All the storage space had been taken up by the...

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Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2014

Stayed on the boat for two nights. Very friendly owners who new the area and the recommendations they made were bang on. Will definitely be back. fantastically unique! The rooms are very quirky but that's half the fun of a place like this - makes a great change from boring hotels!

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Thank greatdaddydude
Scotland
Reviewed 4 October 2013

This boat on a canal is a really nice place to stay, run by a great couple. I stayed there as part of a group and we were made to feel very at home. The rooms are small, with the facilities squeezed into corners, but perfectly OK for an individual. If you are looking for a really good value, different...

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Thank cloverScotland
London
Reviewed 22 November 2012

Stayed two nights while attending meetings at the nearby RCE. Friendly and helpful owners give a very personal service which included phoning to check I wasn't lost when late. Typically relaxed Dutch though. The boat makes a unique hotel, full of character but not short of comforts and facilities. The room, although small, was fully en suite. The lounge breakfast...

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Thank Jonath1
Fritzlar, Germany
Reviewed 24 August 2012

I spent two nights at this location. Not easy to find by car cause there is no official road to. But a parking is very close. Hotel is an old historical barge. Very interesting to sleep inside a barge. Rooms not very spacious but on a boat there is limited space. If very tall you have to sleep diagonally in...

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Thank rogerfz
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 10 August 2012

I spent the final night of a two week trip to Europe (from the US) in Amersfoort as it was affordable, not too far from the airport (I had a rental car) and was thrilled when I found Hotel Vita Nova, as having the experience of sleeping on a ship in a canal is not something I come across every...

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Thank Katzy6
Zadar, Croatia
Reviewed 6 May 2012

Only problem was very short bed for tall men. The staff was very friendly and helpful and breakfast was great

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Address: Kleine Koppel 9 /11 | a/b De Roode Kaat - Vita Nova, 3812 PG Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Region: The Netherlands > Utrecht Province > Amersfoort
Price Range: $79 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Vita Nova 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Light travellers will like it.”
 of 5 bubbles eyrams2016, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Did not see the other rooms.”
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“Rooms are small, so keep that in mind if you are space concious..”
 of 5 bubbles cloverScotland, 4 Oct 2013 | Read review
“LARGE HEAVY suitcases may be challenging to get up and down the steep stairway and make the sleeping quarters a bit cramped.”
  • View of the city entrance from the hotel
  • Comfortable bed with wall mounted TV
  • Toilet area separate from shower
 of 5 bubbles Katzy6, 10 Aug 2012 | Read review
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