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Intersail Reviews

Oosterdok st. 3, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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87%

Rating
551 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 91%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

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97%

The owner is the best! He is in every detail.

  • 21st Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Argentina
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Really nice hostel but not great if you're claustrophobic as the rooms are very small!! Staying on a barge was a great experience. Staff really nice and helpful and perfect location.


100%

Christian was great. Boat is in good shape and everything was clean and functioning. Quiet place for sleeping.

  • 6th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • All Male Group, 41+
  • (1 review)


97%

Everything was really great at this hostel! We loved hanging out on the deck and having a few beers. The staff was really easy going and friendly. There was a decent breakfast and also a fridge of drinks/snacks to purchase at a good price. The only thing to be cautious about is staying during the summer. The rooms can get really hot as there are no fans.


83%

A very pleasant stay, able to walk to most attractions. Would definitely stay there again.


100%

Not a luxury cruise or anything but was bang on for location and had no problems, nice staff and good atmosphere!


100%

We had a great time in Amsterdam! Christian, our host, was absolutely fantastic: he took care of us, made magnificent breakfasts, made sure everything was in place and always with a genuine smile. Thank You!

  • 2nd Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Portugal
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


86%

You are on a boat. Remember, it is a boat. It is not a hotel. It is not a hostel. It is a bostel... or something like that. You get exactly what is advertised. Any negative review talking about size etc is short-sighted given that it is first and foremost... that's right... A BOAT. Having said all of that, it is a nice enough boat. The showers are hot and have awesome water pressure, the guy who runs the place was so friendly and helpful and a great location!!


77%

Very, very small rooms for a group of 4 dudes. Would recommend for 2 -3people in a 4 person room. Good location though.

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Glad to read you guys managed to have a good time at our hostel, even though the rooms were small ;) Hope to see you next time you visit Amsterdam.

83%

it's obviously small because it's a boat, but the location is great, Christian is a very friendly and nice host

  • 10th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

My friend is 1.98 m, he just fitted in the cabin, but you´re better of with smaller people and less luggage. Just remember, it´s not a hotel, it´s not a cruise, it´s cabins on an old carrier ship. It´s a great place anyway.


86%

A lot of fun to stay on a boat.


91%

Good afternoon, I was last week-end at this boat-hostel and it was really nice ! The staff is very kind and took time to give us good advices about the city and the comodities. Being on a boat is a very good experience. The breakfast is really complete with lots of things to eat and with all at your disposal you'll never get hungry ! Only incovenient : it could a bit noisy because the rooms are very close and beds are not really big, that's a boat so not for families with children (stairs) Lisa

  • 27th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


80%

It was great for what we paid for. The rooms are small so it was a bit crammed between the four of us.


89%

Our stay at intersail was mostly good because the host was very awesome! She helped us right away figure out where to go and was very friendly and welcoming. We had a very early flight before the time she made breakfast so she set us out breakfast to go the night before and it was a nice surprise and a sweet gesture. Otherwise- the room was very VERY small didn't have room to stand in it but what we expected from a boat hostel. The walls were so thin though we could hear everyone else snoring :(


77%

If you like the real hostel feeling and don't mind the lack of comfort, this is the place for you. To stay on a real boat was really fun. The staff was very nice and there was a good, cozy atmospere. The beds were okay, though the rooms were really small, but that's what you can expect when staying on a boat. The basic facilities were clean, the breakfast was fine, but nothing special (bread, cerials, diverse drinks, boiled eggs, fruits) Very close to the centre of Amsterdam

  • 13th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


37%

The rooms are extremely too small, WE were for girls And we couldn't stand all together in one room. There is no air and I wouldn't recommend it for claustrophobic people. The ship which is actually a small boat can be open by anyone at night by sliding the small roof and there is nobody at night to control the ship. Anyone can get in. The breakfast doesn't have a good aspect either.

  • 6th Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)




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