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“Very relaxing”

Canal Tours Amsterdam
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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.
Reviewed 30 June 2014

This was the perfect way to end our 17 day European vacation. We totally relaxed and enjoyed the wonderful food and canal ride.

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Reviewed 30 June 2014

Although delicious, this was pretty pricey for what value you got out of the tour. There was no commentary pointing out interesting features so you had no idea where you were. A large group happened to be booked on the same tour as us, so despite arriving early to ensure a good seat, we were not allowed to sit in the good seats as they had been put aside for the group, which turned up late. Drinks were scarce as waiters dealing with large group all night. We set off late and arrived back over half an hour early. So for the two hours, we got around 1 actually moving. Around 20 minutes was spent moored up whilst pizza was delivered. Toilet on board didn't flush and stank. As our table was next to this, it was quite off putting. For over 70 euros for a couple, we felt this was not value for money.

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Tours Amsterdam, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2014

Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us.

We are sorry that we weren't able to depart on time and be back as we had scheduled.
Also our apologies for the inconvenience caused by the toilet. I will definitely share your
feedback with the team so that we can avoid this from happening again.

We hope to have the opportunity to restore your confidence in us in the near future.

With kind regards,

Luca Franken

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Reviewed 30 June 2014

This is our second time on this dinner cruise. Both time were perfect. The atmosphere is great, the food is good, the experience is just the best.
A MUST when traveling to Amsterdam.

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Reviewed 28 June 2014

Our hotel purchased passes for us so we could get on board faster for tour. We began boarding empty boat with driver and he told us to go to the group all the way at end. We arrived and several people had already been waiting 45 min. in hot sun. We were told we could board the next boat. Immediately another group was lining up in second holding area, some were part of a tour group others just random that could not fit on our line. The next boat comes in, unloads and proceeds to load second group waiting very short time and leaves. There were some angry people in our line as well as a few with very young children. There were several empty boats along wall and in canal just waiting?
Our boat arrives, we board and there is NO tour guide. A prerecorded cassette began playing repeating each paragraph in THREE languages. The problem was by the time they had spoken our language we were well past the building or area the recording was mentioning.
These boats all had the Holland American name so BEWARE and ASK questions.

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Reviewed 27 June 2014

I took one of their canal tours, earlier this week and it was pleasant and I enjoyed it bit I wasn't completely knocked out.

The cruise leaves Grey Line Pier 5 and winds it's way around the city, anti-clockwise and returning via the harbour, passing the back of Centraal Station. The boat was clean, and the captain was a pleasant enough guy and there was a decent audio commentary, throughout the cruise.

It is a pleasant way to spend an hour but having checked out other cruise companies, and TA reviews, for several cruises, I would try another, first, before coming back to this one.

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Tours Amsterdam, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2014

Dear madam/sir,

Thank you for sharing your experience on the #1 canal cruise.
It's a pleasure to read the plusses you mentioned.

We will use your feedback to make the cruise even more exciting
and interesting. Thank you for that.

With kind regards,

Luca Franken

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