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Marcelo Alejandro Mansilla

Buenos Aires, Argentina
15-5654-9032
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Ranked #17 of 247 Activities in Buenos Aires
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Private Tour Guide in Buenos Aires - Friendly, Easygoing & Professional... If you would like to see the city through the eyes of a local rather than... more » Owner description: Private Tour Guide in Buenos Aires - Friendly, Easygoing & Professional... If you would like to see the city through the eyes of a local rather than the usual structured tour circuit, then I'm the right person for you! « less
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Los Angeles, California
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I was referred to Marcelo by a friend and I am glad I took the recommendation. The weather was cold, rainy and windy but we continued as planned. Marcelo called to confirm the morning of and was flexible with the schedule in order to keep us out of the weather. We visited Recoleta area ended in San Telmo at the... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I can't say enough wonderful things about our tour with Marcelo. We took a half day tour with him on our first day in Buenos Aires. He gave us a fantastic tour of the Recoleta cemetery and helped us with all of the very practical needs that we needed for the rest of the trip (e.g. How to use the... More

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We were in Buenos Aires and spent half a day with Marcelo on July 19, 2014. We wanted a historical tour of Plaza de Mayo and the Recoleta Cemetary. He met us at our hotel and then we took the subway there. He told us all the history, special back stories, talked about the Argentinian government and economy, and all... More

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Carmel, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

After exhaustive searching and reading of tripadvisor reviews, we decided upon Marcelo for our first trip to Argentina and to Buenos Aires. He was everything and more the reviews discuss below. He is not just a "guide" but a passionate, intellectual, engaging, and super-friendly person to customize your BA experience. Marcelo is able to discuss politics, history, culture, traditions, modern-day... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Marcello provided an excellent tour of the city that truly made the rest of our trip even more enjoyable. Prior to arriving, Marcello provided prompt replies to any questions we had along with a few recommendations he had. His tour is unique in that he builds the itinerary when he meets you that morning and based on things that specifically... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Marcelo is, in a word, phenomenal. From the very first, Marcelo proved himself to be consummately professional yet also warm and engaging. I sent him an email a few weeks before traveling to Buenos Aires and his reply was prompt and informative describing his philosophy and approach to guiding visitors through his city. Specifically, he met up with my partner... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to work in Buenos Aires for the first time. I added a few extra days onto the trip for sight seeing in BA. I contact Marcelo based on feedback in Trip Advisor to learn more about his services. He responded immediately and provided a detailed agenda (at my request). You never know... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Marcello is equal parts historian, linguist and color commentator. His English is perfect, and his knowledge of the history of Argentina and Buenos Aires is professorial. He's engaging and fun, and my 1/2 day walking tour has been one of the highlights of my trip to Buenos Aires. I recommend Marcello without a single reservation.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

To be honest, I don't know where to start! Everyone seems to have said what I want to say about Marcelo! ...enthusiastic and very informative when it comes to what he does. ...warm yet very professional. When I first contacted him, all I wanted was photos of what I see, but right from the beginning he told me that there's... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Marcelo is amazing. We were referred to him by friends who had used him on several occasions. He was prompt in his response and gave us a great tour of the city. Marcelo really finds out what you want to get out of the tour and the city and customizes it to your needs. He is a wealth of knowledge... More

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