Amstel Botel

A stationary boat hotel, with city or sea views from the rooms, on the IJ river close to the centre of Amsterdam.


Amstel Botel is a hotel aboard a stationary boat located on the river IJ, a river which passes through the centre of Amsterdam. The boat is positioned so that all rooms either have a view of the city or of the sea. The hotel can provide a packed lunch plus a number of activities to do on the boat or on land.

The floating hotel is positioned just under two miles away from the city centre. It has a 10 minute ferry service for free twice every hour to Amsterdam central station plus provides a bike or car renting service. Within walking distance from the boat are restaurants, shops/ supermarkets, cafes etc..

Each morning at Amstel Botel a continental and a English themed breakfast buffet is served in the hotel's restaurant for a perfect start to the day.

For days with good weather guests can enjoy themselves on the terrace, or may prefer games of pool, pinball or darts in the bar area where there is also seating for relaxation. Each room has its own private bathroom, comes equipped with comfy bedding, satellite TV and radio.

No pets allowed. Free wifi is available in all areas aboard the boat. No smoking on board.

Room Types

Double Ensuite

Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 9th September 2021 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom