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Buenos Aires Bus

Address: Av. Roque Saenz Pena 846 Piso 3, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone Number: 54 11 5239-5160
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Ranked #205 of 369 Activities in Buenos Aires
Type: Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Type: Bus tours, Sightseeing Tours

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

They enjoy a monopoly, and they make you feel like there is no risk for them to loose it. To begin with, the first stop is not on Roque Saenz Peña and Florida, as stated in their website, but rather a block and a half away (on RSP between Maipú and Esmeralda, number 700 something...). I was traveling with two... More 

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34 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

BA is a big city so we thought this would be a good way to get around to the different areas and obtain some history. Unfortunately, many of the headphones and headphone sockets did not work, and the commentary would cut ou half way through a sentence and move onto the next section, leaving you wondering how the sentence ended!... More 

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Munich, Germany
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Dear fellow travelers Touring new cities is fun. Typically bus tours are a quick and easy start to discover and get a first glimpse. Well, in the case of Buenos Aires Bus we were quite annoyed and warn you. Although they advertise that the busses run until 22:00 (in summer) we were not let on nearly empty buses at 19:00... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The bus route is a long one, over 3 hours, but worth it to get a good idea of the city. It is such a large city this helps to work out your sightseeing plans. We did the complete route to re visit some places and see new ones. It was very busy and at times people were left at... More 

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Powell River, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The bad and the good: the negatives: The buses don't run on schedule. The audio is not always in sync with what you are looking at. To get English feed we had to plug into the Chinese outlet-but not on every bus, just one. The guide often makes announcements in Spanish over the headsets so you can't hear the commentary.... More 

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Maracaibo, Venezuela
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115 reviews 115 reviews
34 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Where to start... I will try to summarize: I've been on many hop on - hop off buses and this has been the worst by far! Tickets on the bus are 350pesos (cash only), there's a discount if you buy them online but of course the website wasn't working. The website and bus stops show the schedule which starts at... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The purpose of taking a tour bus is to hear about the important places in the city. The audio on this tour was terrible, cutting out mid-sentence all the time. When we brought this to the attention of the tour guide he said, "Yeah, we have trouble with the audio on this bus." WHAT? Fix it! You could have a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

We've been on these types of buses in many countries, this was the worst and most expensive one. Having said that, it still a good way to see all the sights. Yes, not all the headsets work, the audio is too quiet at times and I still don't know why they play Eleanor Rigby so often. They don't take card... More 

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Berazategui, Argentina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Even though there is a long line to wait, the bus does tour the whole city, south to north. But the audio quality is poor, the audios didn't play to the end, making me and my friend miss most of every explanation on historical places and monuments. The tour guy wasn't helpful, when we told him about the audio problem... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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541 attraction reviews
380 helpful votes 380 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The day we bought tickets at stop 0, it was chaotic at the best. It took ages to get tickets and then the wait to get on a bus started. The commentary was patchy and this should not be the case with modern technology and care & attention of the staff. Apart from this, it is a great way to... More 

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