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“A view of old Amsterdam” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Canal Tours Amsterdam

Canal Tours Amsterdam
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Amsterdam Canals Pizza Cruise
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Owner description: There’s nothing like seeing Amsterdam from the water! Canal Tours Amsterdam organises distinctive and innovative programmes on and around the Amsterdam canals. With a diversity of products – including Pedal Boats, Hop On Hop Off Boat, Open Boat Tours and Dining Cruises. Canal Tours Amsterdam is a brand of Stromma Group.
Lydney, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“A view of old Amsterdam”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

An excellent cruise arond the harbour and canals of this beautiful City. Plenty of historical information from the Captain/Courier. Very
pleasant and restful way to spendy a sunny afternoon, particularly after long walks around the museums and following my wife around the shops !

Visited June 2014
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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Tours Amsterdam, responded to this review, 25 June 2014
Dear Peter,

Thank you for your review and positive rating!

We are really happy to know that you had a great time
on board of our Harbour Cruise and the cruise through
the historic centre.

We hope to see you and your wife again!

With kind regards,

L. Franken
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“Better Value Is Hop-on Hop-off Canal Cruise”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

Hotel concierge sold us discounted tickets for an hour canal cruise with Holland International, which departed from Grey Line Pier 5 near Damrak 26. Went by Central Station, entered Waalserlaudsgracht Canal, then Oude Schans Canal passing City Hall, then Amstel River and turned into Herengracht Canal all the way to Brouwersgracht Canal. After turning into Singel Canal, cruise went out to where the river cruise longships dock, then turned into the Oosterdok passing Nemo and returned to Pier 5. Personal audio was loud and clear in a number of languages and covered the few sights we passed. Entire tour lasted less than an hour and, unfortunately, overall cruise left a poor impression. For a few dollars more, a better value is the Hop On Hop Off Canal Cruise whose routes better cover sights of interest.

Visited May 2014
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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Tours Amsterdam, responded to this review, 25 June 2014
First of all, thank you very much for taking the time to share your
experience on the #1 canal cruise.

We are sorry to hear that the cruise didn't entirely meet your expectations.
We will do our best to improve our route to cover even more highlights.

Thank you for choosing Canal Company and we hope to have you on board
again.

With kind regards,

L. Franken
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Calgary
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“Very worthwhile”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

Lovely evening on the canals. Good wine, good cheese selection with bread, white tablecloths, nice group of people. Commentary was not too much, not too little. Closed-in boat with windows that allowed a good view, windows opened if you wanted. Small bathroom on the boat. Very interesting to see how the long canal boat can be manouvered through turns.

Visited June 2014
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Lasne
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“Evening trip on the canals - excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

Fisrt experience and very positive. The boat was very clean, the drinks excellent, and the staff very helpful. I can certainly recommand the company

Visited June 2014
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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Tours Amsterdam, responded to this review, 24 June 2014
Thank you for the positive review, we really appreciate it.

It's a pleasure to know that you loved the cruise.

With kind regards,

L. Franken
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Fredericton, Canada
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“Our favourite part of our trip to Amsterdam!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

We did an evening canal cruise (roughly 1 hr 30 mins) and it was beautiful! It was nice to get a sense of the city from the canal. We did a pizza (which was delicious) and all inclusive beer & wine (white, rose, or red) cruise-casual food and atmosphere, yet we had wonderful waitresses that were very friendly, professional, and informative along our cruise around the canals. Highly recommended!

Visited June 2014
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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Tours Amsterdam, responded to this review, 23 June 2014
Thank you for your taking the time to write a review.

We are happy that you had a wonderful cruise!
We noticed that you rated us 3 out of 5 stars, could you give
us any feedback about what we could do to make it a 5 star cruise?

I am looking forward to hear from you.

With kind regards,

L. Franken
l.franken@canal.nl
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