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Address: Prins Hendrikkade 25, 1012 TM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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With Rederij Lovers, you can admire the canals of Amsterdam on a Canal...

With Rederij Lovers, you can admire the canals of Amsterdam on a Canal Cruise. In a luxurious cruise boat, you are taken along beautiful imposing canal-side houses with clock, spout and neck gables, the Zevenbogenbruggengracht, the Magere Bridge over the Amstel, the VOC-ship and the docks. An unforgettable cruise!

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Great....BUT Buyer Beware as Lovers will rip you off with the food !!!!!!!

OK so the title of my review may sound a bit negative, but on the whole myself, my wife and our friends who came on this cruise 2 nights ago had a great time. Hilda the guide... read more

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Hertfordshire, UK
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

OK so the title of my review may sound a bit negative, but on the whole myself, my wife and our friends who came on this cruise 2 nights ago had a great time. Hilda the guide was fantastic ("you'll be screaming my name by the end of the night" !! - way to go Hilda LOL ), Captain Hank/Juan... More 

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lovers Canal Cruises, responded to this review

Dear DGC-Kiwi17, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are glad that you had an overall great evening with us and that enjoyed the tour and the food. We take your feedback to heart as it helps us improve our services and products. We hope to see you again soon. Have a nice day! More 

Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I found Captain Louie/Louis very personable and professional with each of the passengers. I learnt quite a lot about Amsterdam's history from the Captain's presentation & the audio recordings. I attended the 9:30 am tour in May 2017 and would definitely recommend the 1 hour cruise as an introduction to Amsterdam.

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lovers Canal Cruises, responded to this review

Dear ikhambatta, We appreciate your lovely review about our canal cruise. We are very happy you had a great time on the 1-hour canal cruise and most importantly, that you were able to enjoy the information in your language. We appreciate you recommending us to future visitors! We hope to have you back on board again soon! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

They're good & perfect for a lazy one hour break from walking in Amsterdam. Try to get hold of a local magazine from any local store that has coupons and you'll find some great discount coupons for This & many more like Madam Tussads etc. Carry your bottle of wine and have fun in the cruise.

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lovers Canal Cruises, responded to this review

Dear TheSudhir, Thank you for your positive comments. It is such a pleasure to know you were able to sit back, relax and enjoy a ride around the canals of Amsterdam with us. We look forward to having you back on board! More 

New York City, New York
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132 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did this on our 2nd day in Amsterdam, with tickets as part of one of the citypass-type of cards. In theory, a canal cruise is a great way to see the city, offering a different vantage point than simply walking around (which we did on the 1st day). However, the glass-topped boat got extremely stuffy and uncomfortable...and the 'guide'... More 

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lovers Canal Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Jessica Y, Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear the trip was uncomfortable for you, we also offer open boats with smaller groups and which are great to go inside the smaller canals. We hope you enjoyed the overall views of the city as well as the information provided. We hope you enjoyed the rest of... More 

Oslo, Norway
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65 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a one-hour canal cruise. A mass-production tourist trap of course, but just one of those things you kind of do. And you sort of get what you expect (unless to end up with two people between you and the window - which we avoided luckily). Audio guides (which hard plastic earpieces, that felt uncomfortable in my ears!). The... More 

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lovers Canal Cruises, responded to this review

Dear OH987, Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear you had to wait long in line, during high season it can get really busy, that is why there is a boat every 20 minutes. It sounds like you had a good ride overall. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holidays! More 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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435 reviews
320 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The cruise departs from the Centraal station and takes you around the UNESCO world heritage designated historical canal district of Amsterdam. The low-profile orange and black boats take you around the major canals and attractions of Amsterdam including the Skinny bridge, twins (identical canal houses on Keizersgracht), national opera and the Nemo science museum. Informative multi-lingual commentary is available on... More 

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lovers Canal Cruises, responded to this review

Dear TAIN2013, Thank you for your positive words. We are glad to know you were able to enjoy Amsterdam from a different perspective on the boat, it really does give you an overall view of the city in a short time, even better if it sunny outside ;) We hope to have you back on board soon! More 

Brisbane, Australia
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246 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Did the 1 hour canal cruise as my wife did a tour which included a free ticket (good marketing). Left from downtown and each boat leaving seemed very busy (100 or so people) with mainly inside seating - left each 20 minutes or so. Boat proceeded at slow pace around the canal with audio supplied in various languages highlighting the... More 

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lovers Canal Cruises, responded to this review

Dear 188petere, Thank you for your kind comments. We are so pleased to hear you and your wife enjoyed the 1-hour canal cruise along with the information about the history of Amsterdam. We hope you will use our services again in the future! More 

Sutton in Ashfield, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We caught the cruise from outside our hotel (Amsterdam American) and also, purchased our tickets from same place. Good idea to arrive early, to get a good seat, if you wish to sit together. Our trip was full. Audio ear peices are provided to give certain information on the buildings being passed. But info could have been given. Cruise lasted... More 

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lovers Canal Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Dustydog2, Thank you for your positive words. Always great to know our guests enjoyed the ride around the Amsterdam canals. You really get to see so many different things you would not be able to see by foot. We offer different kinds of boats if you would have liked to stay a bit longer cruising around the city ;)... More 

Boquete, Panama
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55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the one hour canal tour of the city and learned a little bit more about its' history. The audio is presented in numerous languages, via earplugs. The boat was clean and the Captain was very professional. Nice tour!

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lovers Canal Cruises, responded to this review

Dear whskyman, Thank you for your positive words. We are glad to know you were able to enjoy Amsterdam from a different perspective on the boat and that you learned interesting facts about our city. Thank you again for the nice compliments! We hope to have you back on board soon! More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The guides were fabulous, the boat captain was very nice and boated us through the canal with ease. There was a tall guy, I think his name was Michiel? that helped me on the boat he was very nice and funny. He told me directions to my hotel, including the buses to take. My cruise was not for another 30... More 

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Thank Kathryn W
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lovers Canal Cruises, responded to this review

Dear Kathryn W, Thank you for your kind review. It is such a joy to know how much you enjoyed the ride around the beautiful Amsterdam canals and also to know the captain was so helpful and friendly. We look forward to having you back again on board! More 

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