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Caleche Rides in Old Montreal

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| 1801 Rue Bassin, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T2, Canada
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Great fun in the Old City!

Maurice, our tour guide, gave us an excellent history of the city. The clipitty clip of the horses... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
boomgraham
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Windsor, Canada
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I am a bit torn

We don't always take these horse and carriage rides but have done them in Europe and we thought... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Henry W
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North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Hi my name is Zoe and I would like to personally thank everyone for your support of our carriage industry . The season has ended for 2017. Again thank you for your support and have a great winter! We are starting our business to cater to events and all occasions in the spring 2018. Have a great winter. We will advise on our business soon!
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| 1801 Rue Bassin, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T2, Canada
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maurice, our tour guide, gave us an excellent history of the city. The clipitty clip of the horses shoes on the cobblestone roads was priceless. Bring an apple and feed the horses! Our trip was delayed (we didn’t mind at all) by someone who likes...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We don't always take these horse and carriage rides but have done them in Europe and we thought, why not, let's give this a shot. I don't really have to much positive things on the list, to be honest with you. There was a horse...and...More

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Zoe1408, Public Relations Manager at Caleche Rides in Old Montreal, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

I am happy you decided to do a horse and carriage ride in old montreal, I am sorry you're driver didn't know the history of old mtl. As for the clothing we have tried to get the city to allow us to wear period costumes...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We had a similar tour in Quebec City, which was fascinating! Caleche Rides Old Montreal is not in any way close. Not worth the money. The trip was boring. The tour guides were extremely unprofessional and non-informative. There were 2 tour guides in front. The...More

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Zoe1408, Public Relations Manager at Caleche Rides in Old Montreal, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

I am so sorry about Carines unprofessional attitude. I will speak to her and her employer Robert Betty and let him know about this. Her boyfriend is not a tour guide. Many women drivers have someone with them while they work mostly for the return...More

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

We lucked out and had a fantastic driver who was very knowledgeable about Old Montreal - history and architecture. The time flew by too quickly. My 11 yr old loves horses and he let her ride up front with him. My recommendation would be that...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We had to go in two carriages. One family had a woman who was both funny and informative, despite being hoarse that day. The other family got a distinctive red carriage. The driver said nothing and left them off at the top of the hill...More

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Zoe1408, Public Relations Manager at Caleche Rides in Old Montreal, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

I am sorry to here about the male driver, you stated he drove a red carriage . Do you have anymore information on him , the name of the horse, what time did you do you're tour, and was the red color the interior or...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is one place the horses have the priority. I learned some things from my driver that I never knew or noticed. For example: the windows at the top of the building are smaller to make the building look taller. The guides are very tourist...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We located Daniel where the Amphi Tours are located. Daniel gave us a nice tour of Old Montreal and was so respective of his horse Zorro. When Daniel wanted Zorro to stop he would tell him in French "stop My Boy " when he wanted...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Visited over Memorial weekend with children. Numerous carriages are lined up outside the cathedral making it very easy to take a tour. Carriage ride was a fantastic way to see old town, fit 4 of us perfectly. Our driver pointed out unusual and interesting facts....More

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Zoe1408, Public Relations Manager at Caleche Rides in Old Montreal, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Hello Donna, I am very happy you enjoyed your tour and stay in old Montreal. Thank you for sharing your experience. We look forward to seeing you again . Sincerely yours, Zoe

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

Went everywhere in old Montreal, learned so much. The man who gave us the tour was very informative and so much fun!

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Reviewed 22 December 2016

We took the 1 hour calèche ride and you really get to see the old city. The driver knew the buildings, what they used to be and he knew some history. Fun way to see things as a family.

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Lety0000, General Manager at Caleche Rides in Old Montreal, responded to this reviewResponded 23 December 2016

Dear Elise, I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your ride. Happy holidays! Sincerely yours, Zileti

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bobbibc
5 August 2017|
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Response from Zoe1408 | Property representative |
Yes these rides operate year round weather permitting off course. In October the drivers will work if it doesn¨t rain . They will work during the day from 11 am - 3 pm. For a particular request please call me.
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KimberleyL96
24 March 2017|
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Response from Zoe1408 | Property representative |
Hi in may the hours will be changed as our season begins. Especially if you are planning to visit on the weekend. Give me a call a day or two before you visit ,no need to reserve just call me and we will meet near the Notre... More
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Ryan D
6 December 2016|
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Response from Zoe1408 | Property representative |
Yes just give me a call ,let me know when you would like to go and we will arrange to meet in old Montreal.The reserved tour in old Montreal are usually between 11 am to 3 pm this time of year. Except for Christmas Eve and... More
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