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Address: Weteringschans 26 - 1 hoog, 1017 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 0031 20 217 0501
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Description: There's nothing like seeing Amsterdam from the water! Canal Company...
There's nothing like seeing Amsterdam from the water! Canal Company organises distinctive and innovative programmes on and around the Amsterdam canals. With a diversity of labels - including Canal Bike, Canal Bus, Canal Hopper, Amsterdam ECO Tours, Holland International Canal Cruises and Gray Line Amsterdam - Canal Company is market leader on the Amsterdam canals.
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24 hour canal bus ticket is only worth if you start very early in the morning

The 24 hour ticket I think is overprice. You will not have so much time to hop on hop off by canal bus because it is very slow moving transportation. You will be more happy to... read more

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4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Athlone, Ireland
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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

... shop around for a good price. We saw a rival company as soon as we got on the boat that was half the price. Don't believe anything like "commentary is mostly in English": in our experience this means you will hear Dutch, then German, then hear the Germans in front of you talk loudly over the English once you... More 

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear Robin, Thanks for your review. We are sorry to hear other visitors spoke loudly over the English commentary. We understand this does not improve the Canal Cruise experience. We will take this point with us. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great service. Frequent. Friendly driver. Brilliant commentary so even if you are just trying to get from one place to another you still learn about the city's history. Very clean and lots of space

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear Wanderlust, Thanks for your review! Good to hear you liked the canal cruise. More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

this is a total rip off (live cooking) was served chilled , the welcome drinks arrived along with the starter, that had to be shared by two people, the wine was the cheapest possible to buy. main course arrived cold and was not eaten. even the coffee was cheap blend. on the boat no comments where we were going to,not... More 

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear d a, Thanks for your review. We are sorry to hear the dinner cruise did not totally match your expectations. We will take your feedback with us. More 

Duisburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

With the hopp on hopp off Option it' the best possibility to see all important places and we never had to wait in long rows for the Canal Bus.... Very good Service!

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear K H, Thanks for your review! We're glade you enjoyed the Canal Bus. Have a nice day, Canal More 

Athlone, Ireland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The 24 hour ticket I think is overprice. You will not have so much time to hop on hop off by canal bus because it is very slow moving transportation. You will be more happy to travel by tram and take any 1 hour canal cruise for canal experience. Lot of them are available. Trams are also available to reach... More 

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear Zul, Thanks for your review. The Canal Bus is indeed not the fastest way around the city. However the Canal Bus offers you a unique opportunity to make your way true the city by boat (and hop on and off whenever you like) and see some of the main highlights of Amsterdam. So if you’re not in a big... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We went on the pizza cruise and had a great time. The staff was very friendly and it was a nice way to visit Amsterdam, especially at sunset. The price per person was reasonable, because you get a 1,5 hours boattrip, and drinks (beer, really good wine and other drinks) as much as you want and of course pizza. When... More 

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear Rik, Thanks for your review! Good to see you had a nice time at our Pizza Cruise. Om hem ook maar even in het Nederlands af te ronden: Fijne dag en goed weekend alvast! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Very nice Trip to see the whole city of Amsterdam. We will do this again in a few month - includes changing the Line!

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Thanks Frank, We're looking forward to see you again! More 

Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This was probably one of the highlights of my trip to Amsterdam. A dry, warm refuge from the awful cold and rainy weather but still allowing me to know some of the city. A thing that could be improved though, is include a line that gets nearer to the Red Light District. Other canal cruise companies do!

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear Samantha, Thanks for your positive review! About a line that gets nearer to the Red Light District. We don't go there with out big boats because of the small canals in this district. The small Canals make it difficult to maneuver in this district. The nearest stop is Central Station. From there it's a 5 minute walk. Maybe a... More 

Lisbon, Portugal
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
23 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

It was a rainy day so we decided to take the Canal Bus (Hop-on-hop-off) as soon as we started our visit of Amsterdam. It was a good decision. We made the complete green line, and it was interesting, the commentaries were in english and very interesting. The captain and the rest of the staff were friendly. Then we toke the... More 

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear Cristina, Thanks for your review. Good to hear you enjoyed our Canal Bus. The seats in our boats are not all the same. We try to keep them in good condition, but we will take your remark about the seats with us. Have a good day! More 

London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

It was my 21st birthday and we rented the paddle boat for 1.5 hours. It was the best part of Amsterdam for me. The company offered maps with routes and some information of the sights and attractions to look out for. It was fun to be able to control where we went leisurely and maybe burn some calories at the... More 

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CanalCompany, Junior Online Marketer at Canal Company, responded to this review

Dear Cristal, Thanks for your review. We are very glad you liked the Canal Bikes. Especially because you took one at your birthday. Hereby still our best wishes! Thanks again and have a good day! More 

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