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This unique boat offers basic hotel-style rooms with scenic River IJ views in the center of Amsterdam, 15 minutes’ walk from Amsterdam Central Railway Station. Hotelboot Iris includes free Wi-Fi, a small bar area and a terrace.

Each of the simply-furnished rooms at Iris is air conditioned and includes a bathroom with a shower. The rooms look out over the water.

The science museum NEMO is only a 5-minute walk from Iris Hotelboot. Artis Zoo and the Hortus Botanicus are within 15 minutes’ walk away. The boat is 0.6 mi from the Rembrandthuis Museum.

This is our guests' favorite part of Amsterdam, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Hotelboat Iris has been welcoming guests since Nov 2, 2011

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Amsterdam, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info



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Property questions and answers
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  • Is there a hair dyer
    Yes! In every room we have hairdryers!
    Answered on 5 December 2019
  • Hi there hope things are well. Although it is a bit early, I thought to check if Hotelboat Iris may potentially be available October 2021 (pending COV..
    Sorry for the late reply, We are currently closed and I wasn't expecting any questions. We open again in the last week of October because in the summe..
    Answered on 12 February 2021
  • We come by car, I already booked a spot at a parking close by. Can we reach close to the boat to drop off our stuff, before parking the car??
    Yes, if you stay only shortly during the day the chance of a parking ticket is almost non-excitant.
    Answered on 13 October 2022
  • Hi I had hoped to book four nights. I see there is no availability after end March. Is your hotel boat booked up all spring/summer or have you not rel..
    Dear Frances, We only open during the winter periode. From April to end oktober. we organise bike hoilidays in Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. Look ..
    Answered on 13 October 2022
  • Hello, will you be open in early December?
    Hello, yes, our hotel can now be booked for that period. Mind that we only open Thursday to Monday with a minimum stay of 3 nights.
    Answered on 13 October 2022
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Amenities of Hotelboat Iris
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Dutch
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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3:00 PM - 10:00 PM


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Hotelboat Iris of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.