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Cheap Canal Belt apartments

Cheap Canal Belt apartments

The Canal Belt area

The Canal Belt is a ring of canals in the city centre of Amsterdam or actually the Canal Belt has the shape of a horseshoe. The main canals are Singel, Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht. Most canals were dug in the 17th century during the  Golden Age, at first for water management and later on for transport. Nowadays Amsterdam has 165 canals.

Budget shopping

Sandeman’s New Amsterdam offers a free walking tour of 3 hours. Their expert guides work on a tips-only basis. Amongst others they will show you the widest bridge and narrowest house of Amsterdam. The tour starts in front of the National Monument at Dam Square at 10:00, 11:15 and 14:15.

Not to be missed

  • Canal boat tour
  • Het Grachtenhuis (Museum of the Canals), Herengracht 386
  • Museum Van Loon, Keizersgracht 672


  • De Vergulde Gaper, Prinsenstraat 30
  • Café Van Zuylen, Torensteeg 8
  • Cafe het Molenpad, Prinsengracht 653

Affordable restaurants

  • Cafe Bistro de Fles, Prinsengracht 955
  • Casa di David, Singel 426
  • De Bolhoed (Vegetarian), Prinsengracht 60-62

A stay in the Canal Belt offers easy access to the best the city has to offer. Our popular Canal Belt apartments can be viewed below – fill in your dates in the search bar to check whether your choices are available. Our support team is always on hand to help with any questions on the areas, transport or our canal view apartments.

Most popular Canal Belt apartments

Canal Belt area, bridge corner Prinsengracht and Brouwersgracht, Amsterdam

Amsterdam Canalbelt, canalhouses and bridgecorner Prinsengracht and Brouwersgracht