About us

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 epitome of hip, hot and trendy: festivals, events, art, restaurants enz.!

Amstel Botel NSDM warf

Breakfast restaurant


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.

Botel Brakfast

Cosy bar, recreation


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!

Botel Bar

Sundeck, terrace

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.

Botel sundeck

24-hrs reception

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 Reception

Perfect site


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.

Botel Ferry