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At Boats4rent you can rent a self operated boat and explore the beautiful and famous canals of Amsterdam. Upon arrival you will receive a personal instruction about the boat and a detailed map of the Amsterdam canals. This map includes some nice...more
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Polonceau-kade 1, 1014 DA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend got me this as a present and I have to say I had a great time. It was fantastic having the freedom and autonomy to go where you wanted. I have been on the canals before but this was a much more exciting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Called for availability the same day and it wasn’t a problem. They explained how the boat worked and it was very easy. We had a three hour tour on the Prinsengracht, Amstel and Keizersgracht. Bring some wine and food and you have a perfect day....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Shen was super friendly and we had an awesome time in the boat. I really recommend you to try this. You are in control of where to go!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

We rented a boat last Sunday with my partner (Amsterdamer) and my brother's family from Catalonia with two kids of 10 and 7 years old and we did a 3 hour tour around the canals. Before leaving, Shen from Boats4rent, very friendly guy, gave us...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Visiting from the US, we wanted to take our own boat ride through Amsterdam. Boats4rent was super easy to use, friendly staff (Marius, you rock) and affordable. We chose to do the 3 hour tour around the Old City which was lovely. Highly recommend grabbing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We had a really nice trip with our rented boat today. The Guides, especially Shen, are welcoming and provide a map for how to visit the whole city by its channels. Be Captain for a day.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rob T
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Exellent ride with reasonable prices. Shen, the operator was extra helpfull! Great idea for spending time with friends.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Weronika S
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Shen is a great guy, we felt like expert sailors, thanks to his tips it all went well especially the first bridge didn’t end up in a crash. Great conversation with Mr. Shen!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

We rented the boat on a sunny afternoon and it was so wonderful! The boat is quite large (we were a group of four, so plenty of space) and very easy to use. You can bring your own drinks and food on the boat. It's...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 26 July 2018

This was the first time I rented a boat at Boats4rent and it was all perfect! The service was great and the price is also good. We even decided to rent the boat for one more hour which wasn't any problem. I would highly recommend...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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19 September 2018|
Response from Laurie B | Reviewed this property |
It all depends on the weather! For now, Thursday 27th Sept looks best, but I'd advise you to keep an eye on the forecast.
michelle p
29 June 2018|
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Response from Jan Pieter R | Property representative |
Dear Michelle, Many thanks for your request! What a good idea to rent one of our boats when you're in Amsterdam. I'm sure you will like it :-) At the end of July it's the peak of the summer holidays. Not just in Amsterdam... More
Theresa S
4 February 2017|
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Response from Jan Pieter R | Property representative |
Dear Theresa, thanks for your request! Yes, there are some good spots to break on your way. We recommend some terraces of water front restaurants and cafes for that. These are clearly indicated on our custom made map that... More