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Bootjes en Broodjes

Blauwpoortbrug 1, 2312 Leiden, The Netherlands
06-22610552
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Ranked #2 of 4 Activities in Leiden
Type: Tours
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
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English first
The Hague, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
266 reviews 266 reviews
128 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We'd visited Leiden several times but hadn't previously viewed the city from the water. The boat trip lasted 50 minutes and we saw a lot of Leiden in that time. The guide was excellent and he gave the commentary in English and Dutch. He was friendly, enthusiastic and informative and we learned a lot. We were glad we'd chosen this... More

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Just a great way to feel Leiden! Small open boat here is much better than a big one that is usually used for cruises! Don't miss this experience!

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Brussels, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

My husband, teenage daughter and I took a boat trip around Leiden with this company and had a lovely hour long trip. The guide, a young student was very pleasant. As we were the only English speakers on the trip, he had us sit near him and gave us our own personal commentary. The canals he took us on were... More

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Ossining, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

There are a number of canal tour options in Leiden, ranging from water taxis to fancy restaurant floating dinners, but you won't find a more friendly and flexible operation than Bootjes en Broodjes. They use very small electric boats, which give the tours a much quieter and more intimate feeling. Also, they can go under bridges that are too low... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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62 reviews 62 reviews
23 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We took a self-drive electric boat for a two hour rental, and it was just the perfect way to see Leiden! The rental process was simple (deposit and proof of ID) and the safety and familiarisation explanation was good. Then off we went, following two circular tours marked on a map of the town's canals. On a sunny day, with... More

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Manila, Philippines
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

I only had a short time in Leiden, and the boat tour of this company was the one with a convenient departure, so I took it. It was wonderful, and the best way to see the city in a short period of time, and from a good vantage point. The smaller boat allowed us to go into the smaller canals... More

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Leon, Mexico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

Do not rent here!!! Staff unfriendly. Deposit only in cash. So there is less documentation and proof. Hand over from there side easy. When you bring it back, they want to make money and check everything. So better rent somewhere else.

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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2011 via mobile

We were 5 families together and the owner of the place was very cool. Every family took one boat and we navigate all over Leiden water tunnels.The kids liked this boat so much and took the wheel also. We are will defiantly return back to Bootjes en Broodjes!

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Meath
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182 reviews 182 reviews
13 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

Very friendly staff. Take plenty of photos, they come out great.They don't look real . Will rent again next time we are in Leiden.

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