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- n. A ship, normally moored alongside a quay, used as a hotel
Hockaday, an artist, conceived her "boatel" as a project for Flux Factory, a Queens-based art gallery.
The ship Hermes on the Vltava river which serves as a boatel for homeless people, offering shelter for a symbolic 20 crowns, has announced that in the course of the coming days it will take in homeless people free of charge and increase its capacity to 250 beds.
The authorities have urged people not to underestimate the risk and a boatel for the homeless on the Vltava river said it still had around 50 vacancies a night.