Multilingual staff, wake- up calls, all major credit cards accepted, money changing, bike and car hire, baggage storage area, ironing, shoe shining, medical services (on request).

Botel is a modern floating 3 star hotel in Amsterdam. A perfect base of operations for getting to know this exciting city. The Botel is moored at a vibrant spot on the banks of the river IJ: the historic NDSM Wharf. Formerly a dynamic shipyard, over the last ten years it’s been transformed into the Read More…

A delicious English and Continental breakfast is served every morning between 7:00 and 10:30 in the breakfast restaurant overlooking the waters of the IJ.


Take exit Ss118 toTuindorp-Oostzaan on the Amsterdam ring road (A10). Turn right at the end. Turn right again at the traffic lights. Continue on this road, following the bend to the left and passing two roundabouts. The road is now called Klaprozenweg. Turn right at the Van Riemsdijkweg. Keep driving towards the river and you’ll Read More…

The bar is open daily between 9:00 and 0:45. There’s a pool table, a pinball machine and a jukebox. There’s internet access as well and the atmosphere is always great!

The complimentary NDSM Ferry sails to the Botel from the back of the Amsterdam Central Station. The trip takes around 15 minutes. On Friday and Saturday the last ferry leaves at 03:00. Sunday through Thursday, the last ferry leaves at 01:49. Check the ferry timetable.

There are 3 parking sites for cars and buses nearby Botel (see map). You can purchase a parking ticket from the ticket machines. In the zone beneath the Klaprozenweg paid parking applies from 09:00 – 19:00 (approx. € 1.30 per hour). Daily parking tickets are also available (approx. € 11.70).

Botel is moored at the NSDM-Pier, on the northern bank of the river IJ. Seen from Centaal Station, to the left. And connected by a free ferry service. Also easy to reach by car. How? Check at getting there.

Take any train from Schiphol airport to the Amsterdam Central Station then finish your journey by ferry. For further information, see above at train.

The NDSM-ferry doesn’t operate at night. You then take the 24 hour Buiksloterwegveer. Our complimentary shuttle bus operates between the Botel and the ferry.

Depending on the weather, sunbathe or blow away the cobwebs on the top deck. Enjoy a drink on the terrace and soak up the panoramic view over the River IJ, on the skyline of centuries old and modern Amsterdam.

Take the train to the Amsterdam Central Station. The complimentary ferry to the NDSM Wharf, where the Botel is moored, leaves from the back of the station. For further information, see ferry.