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Address: San Martin Plaza, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone Number: +5411 5353-4443
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We were extremely disappointed with this tour!! The bus is in extremely bad shape and dirty!! We did not notice since the door was closed when we purchased the tickets... There... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
jmolinat
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Tegucigalpa, Honduras

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Brisbane, Australia
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41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

From the majority of reviews already posted, this is not a service you can recommend very strongly. However, having said that, and having not previously reviewed it before we arrived in Buenos Aires...we did elect to "take the tour", mainly because we had limited time available and accidently came across L'Open Tours when walking by. We had earlier checked out... More 

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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We were extremely disappointed with this tour!! The bus is in extremely bad shape and dirty!! We did not notice since the door was closed when we purchased the tickets... There were no head phones available, the guide kept running up and down the hallway so everyone could listen. We specifically asked if it was hop on/off style and they... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

where do we start?? - the filthy open air bus? - the fact that the tour could be heard in three languages at once, all on the same channel!! finally gave up - or that the bus broke down? since they didn't send a replacement - if they even knew - we walked wife's wallet got stolen not an operator... More 

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London
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

Oh, how I wish I had seen the Trip Advisor reviews on this company yesterday!! My experience today completely concurs with what many other people are saying here. Its completely overpriced - I (luckily) avoided the 2 day ticket, 450 pesos and paid 250 pesos for the single trip. Rip - off! They say they offer audio commentary in several... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This is a great way to see the city...a hop on, hop off tour, with a headphone guide!! We got to see all major sites, including Eva Peons grave-the grave yard is beautiful & different to,anything I've ever seen.......this is a must....an amazing site...stopped for coffee en route... A long, fun, informative day out!!

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The bus tour offers 3 routes (red, blue and green). I paid for a 2-day pass and was able to complete the red line the first day. They gave a brochure that CLEARLY stated the schedule of each route. When I showed up the next day for the blue line, the company rep said the bus would be 15 minutes... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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312 reviews
158 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We took the North tour from this company, which is the blue route. The route does not have any notable sights and not a great value for the money. For example, the one stop we did (which was unexpected, since we thought it was not hop on/hop off format) was at the cemetery and a cathedral. Although moderately interesting, it... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We were extremely disappointed with this tour. The bus was dilapidated and dirty, and when we asked for the head phones they advertised, the guide said they were unavailable. However, he assured us that he would do a better job telling us about the tour than the head phones could. His English was so heavily accent we couldn't understand most... More 

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n.ireland
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

This bus tour started just around the corner from our hotel and as it offered 3 routes it seemed ideal. How wrong we were.! We did the red route first. There were no headphones as stated and only one of the guides spoke English. His English was okay but his knowledge of the city was nil. We knew more from... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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172 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

On the day of our arrival, we had already reserved the Tour to Buenos Aires SUR and NORTE . Exception made for a couple of ladies interested on the "NORTE" Tour , we had the Bus to ourselves , and thus turnig the Tour guide into our own exclusive guide . The circuits are splendid, not missing one single item... More 

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Address: Address: San Martin Plaza, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone Number: +5411 5353-4443
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Retiro

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Staying in Retiro

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Retiro
Exquisite palaces and luxurious apartment buildings combine with art galleries and exclusive boutiques to make Retiro the perfect spot for those who enjoy sophistication. However, the non-stop foot traffic to and from Retiro train and bus terminals, accompanied by the myriad of trucks leaving and arriving at the port, mean this neighborhood is never truly at rest. One minute you are walking down a street dotted with ornate mansions and luxurious shop windows and the next you find yourself surrounded by a sea of people racing to catch their train or bus. It is this juxtaposition of never-ending comings and goings and quiet, elegant luxury that defines Retiro, as well as Buenos Aires, a city where sharp contrasts are all around.