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Giraffe Hop On Hop Off City Tour

Address: Andrassy ut 2, Budapest H-1061, Hungary
Phone Number: +36 1 374 7070
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Owner description: LOW COST LINES! Hop on Hop off sightseeings in Budapest The ticket...
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Owner description: LOW COST LINES! Hop on Hop off sightseeings in Budapest The ticket is valid for the RED and YELLOW Bus Line which is audio guided in 20 languages and the BLUE Boat Line audio guided in English and German. Ticket is valid on the day of the first departure. Next day FREE! In the MAIN season (April - October) the RED Line departs every 30 minutes from József nádor tér, the YELLOW Line every hour from Erzsébet tér and the Blue boat line every hour from Dock 8A. In the LOW season (November - March) we have fewer rounds! Always check schedeule prior to your visit! You can hop on and hop off in 27 bus and 3 boat stops. You can buy your ticket in your hotel, at our information desks, in our office (H-1061, Budapest, Andrássy út 2.), on our buses or via our website. Find us on facebook for recent news! Giraffe Hop on Hop off Have fun!
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We bought tickets for this tour bus supposedly for three days (a special seasonal discount !) with assurances that it ran on all of Christmas Day. Suffice to say that our initial bus ran early from a scheduled 10 minutes wait at one of the sights in order to make up time meaning we were late for the next part... More 

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Zsofi V, Közönségkapcsolati vezető at Giraffe Hop On Hop Off City Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback! We posted our Christmas schedule everywhere we could (facebook, webpage) and informed everyone we work with several times... and of course that's why the tickets were valid for three days since we had fewer rides during the holidays. More 

Newcastle upon Tyne
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I would recommend this tour, but with a few criticisms. The adverts in our hotel and lealfets advertised 5000 HUF, but it was 6000 HUF. As it was winter all the routes finished earlier by a couple of hours and so although the tickets are for 48 hours it makes it quite tight to manage to do the Red line,... More 

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Zsofi V, Közönségkapcsolati vezető at Giraffe Hop On Hop Off City Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. According to previous years statistics there are a lot less tourists in Budapest and this schedule always worked for us and them as well. We hope you come back and check out the city during summer time and ride all of our lines with the summer schedule. More 

Brussels, Belgium
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Apart from weak information in the headphones on a red line bus, the bus lines seemed to turn around the same places and wait forever on red lights and are relatively slow due to traffic jams. In winter, our bus was 1 hour late in the morning and was cold inside. It stood 25 minutes on citadel stop, for unknown... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Bad schedule, the service runs only from 10:20am until 2:30pm. The intervals are approximately 1 hour and there is only little space in the bus and the red line busses lack panorama windows. We paid 6000 HUF for 2 days trip. The only highlight is the included boat trip, which is great and also the commentary is good. It's better... More 

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Zsofi V, Közönségkapcsolati vezető at Giraffe Hop On Hop Off City Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback! Accodring to our schedule (that can be found on our webpage if you don't yet have the flyers) we run from 9:30 AM till 14:00 PM in January & February (RED line, from STOP 1) Every 30 mins till 12:00 and then at 13:00 & 14:00 There are many things inculded in the 6000 HUF... More 

Heidelberg, Germany
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

My family and I bought a 2-day ticket which allowed us to take the tour around the city to the places that you would want to see. The hop-on hop-off is a great way to get your bearings and you are able to get off the bus and go to another stop. I would definitely recommend to take the tour... More 

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Thanks for the great comment! :) More 

Horley, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We bought a 2 day ticket which gave us unlimited journeys on both routes, which pretty much covers everywhere you would want to see plus a walking tour and a boat tour. I have to admit we didn't do the walking tour or the boat tour but I still found the price good value for money. It helped us get... More 

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Zsofi V, Közönségkapcsolati vezető at Giraffe Hop On Hop Off City Tour, responded to this review

Thank you! It's a shame we had so many rainy days... More 

Leyland, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We enjoyed the tour bus very much, the only downside being that they only run until teatime. We took the river cruise, again very good, but when it had finished there were no buses to catch and we had to get a taxi. These buses are a great way to see the city, but be careful of timings.

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Zsofi V, Közönségkapcsolati vezető at Giraffe Hop On Hop Off City Tour, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback! According to our winter schedule we do have fewer rides and finish earlier than in the summer :) More 

Espoo, Finland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Sure, you get the easy ride through the city and hear a few interesting stories, but you see so much more walking and taking metro or bus. I'd rekommend this for elderly people that don't have the energy to walk.

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Vienna, Austria
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Usually I tend to stay away from the bus tours, but since it was raining for days it was convenient to use the bus. We used both bus lines but always only for a bit. The first bus we got on was so overheated the we felt like we needed a bikini. Second one was steamy with dirty windows so... More 

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Cardiff Wales
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162 reviews 162 reviews
45 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Bought a one day pass "which gives you a free day" so a two day pass. We made full use of it taking in the Red and Yellow routes, the river cruise and the night tour. The bus gives you the ideal opportunity to stop off where you want for as long as you want. Using the pass we filled... More 

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