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Address: Zandhoek 10 A, 1013 KT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 422 7007
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Description: Canal Motorboats rent a boat Amsterdam: At Canal Motorboats you can rent...
Canal Motorboats rent a boat Amsterdam: At Canal Motorboats you can rent your own private boat to cruise the amazing Amsterdam canals with your friends and family at your own time and paste, our comfortable and quiet rentalboats are very easy to handle and can fit up to 7 people. Our location is only 2 minutes away from the Amsterdam canals by boat. Rent a boat and enjoy Amsterdam!
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A different view

I had a great time seeing Amsterdam from the view of the canals. It's a fun way to spend the day touring with friends. The boat is clean and spacious, the friendly staff is very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Michele M
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

I had a great time seeing Amsterdam from the view of the canals. It's a fun way to spend the day touring with friends. The boat is clean and spacious, the friendly staff is very helpful, the boat does not go fast which makes for a nice ride. I would recommend this to anyone who wants to see Amsterdam from... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Been using canal motorboats for 15 years. They are the best way to see Amsterdam. Fun and friendly. Jim Braun USA

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Our best day in Amsterdam was spent with Canal Motorboats. The gentleman who rented us the boat was super friendly and patient when teaching us how to use the boat. Excellent service. We took a picnic onto the boat and rode down the canal, it was a superb experience! You get to see many of the sights without being pushed... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I WOULD AVOID THIS COMPANY COMPLETELY. The boat was very slow...very very slow... to be honest I am surprised they allow a business to rent boats so slow because you end up just getting in the way of everyone. That was not really the problem though. When I returned the boat I wanted to let them know that I felt... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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115 reviews 115 reviews
51 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

From Central Station Amsterdam it is about a ten minute walk away. Though we had to wait a little bit longer from our scheduled time of reservation, there is a nice restaurant café beside it, that we were able to enjoy ourselves with, small drinks and some sight seeing.. The boat we had was relatively new, though it would have... More 

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Horten, Norway
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

For 140 euro we had the boat for 4 hours, 20 euro per hour after that if we wanted more. Quite exensive per person if you're just two like us, but still worth the money. Brought a portable soundsystem and some cold beers from the supermarked, lots of tourist walking the canals looked at us with envy. Also moored next... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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71 reviews 71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

An absolute highlight. We took a rather short trip of 1,5 hours but thoroughly enjoyed being able to view the canals at our own pace and from our own boat! The owners are extremely helpful and friendly, for example explaining where to go on land in order to buy a few snacks and beers from a supermarket, and rounding downward... More 

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Horseshoe Bay, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Been touring Amsterdam along time! Give yourself an afternoon break and take a canal ride for an hour and a half. It will show you things you missed while walking. It is fun and educational.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We rented a boat at Canal Motorboats, bit afraid but we got very good and funny instructions. Your journey is not complete without a trip threw the canals with your own silent boat. Thank you very much guys @ Canal Motorboats.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

You get see parts of Amsterdam and some of it's history you would not get on foot. The trip I did was 1 hour long and I had wished it had been longer. Moving along the canals and a slow speed almost gave the feeling of floating on the water.

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