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Los Angeles Sightseeing

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Address: 1434 Second Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone Number: +1 310-458-0257
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Description: LA Sightseeing Tours & Charters has been providing the best tours of Los...
LA Sightseeing Tours & Charters has been providing the best tours of Los Angeles, Hollywood, Beverly Hills for over 15 years. Let us make your trip a memorable experience of fun, thrills, and excitement.
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The travel was good on the grounds that otherwise i need to travel alone. The commentaries were nice , but most of it was not needed as we could see it ourself. Worth it , if you... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great tour to see the awful opulence that people live by,the Americans on the tour loved it all when so called stars names were mentioned ( many we had never heard of) oohs and ahs .Beverly Hills worth visiting just to hear how it costs $1500 just to make an appointment to go into a store to look.Ridiculous mansions and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The travel was good on the grounds that otherwise i need to travel alone. The commentaries were nice , but most of it was not needed as we could see it ourself. Worth it , if you dont have the time to explore the city yourself.

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Savannah
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I knew we were in trouble when the driver (who picked us up at our hotel at the LA airport at 11 AM) began talking about his private life. Then he started flirting with my mother. All the way to Santa Monica, we heard about his girlfriends and how he could make us want to stay in CA. At the... More 

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Simon K, Manager at Los Angeles Sightseeing, responded to this review

It's disappointing to hear you didn't enjoy your tour with us when you visited. If you were uncomfortable or needed to eat, your driver would've been happy to stop to let you get whatever you needed. We never want you to feel like your stuck on the tour -- we state the length and schedule of our tours so that... More 

Grande Prairie, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I found this tour a little boring. I don’t usually go with tour companies but decided to try it out instead of driving. You spend most of your time in traffic between stops. Rodeo drive is lame, just a bunch of shops no can go into or afford. If you have a rental car, drive to Santa Monica and the... More 

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Simon K, Manager at Los Angeles Sightseeing, responded to this review

I appreciate you reaching out with feedback, and I'm glad you gave our tour a try while you were visiting Santa Monica. I hope that you still got to see some great sights during your tour, even if it wasn't as long as you would have liked. We do offer private tours, if you'd ever like to customize you're own... More 

Somerset
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50 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Fantastic commentary, informative and amusing, this is the easiest way to see all you want, believe me, leave the car behind!

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Simon K, Manager at Los Angeles Sightseeing, responded to this review

Thank you for reaching out to leave us great feedback, Shirley! I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your tour, and that the commentary was not only informative, but gave you a good laugh. Hope you had some great photo opportunities and a wonderful time in Los Angeles! All the best, Jeanette, Travel Consultant More 

Guarulhos, SP
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47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Nice way to see Santa Monica and the city. See Hollywood, up and down áreas you want to visit. Not cheap but worth it. Santa Mônica also worth to use the bus.

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Simon K, Manager at Los Angeles Sightseeing, responded to this review

Thank you for reaching out and leaving us feedback, Eduardo! I'm glad to hear you had a great time on your tour of Santa Monica and LA. Hope there were many memorable moments, and that you had some great photo opportunities! Safe travels. All the best, Jeanette, Travel Consultant More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I was early for my end-of-day pickup. When the bus was 15 minutes late I called and was told a broken water main was slowing traffic. After another 30 minutes I called again and was told the bus was a few stops past mine. Obviously the driver was running late and skipped my stop! I asked Jeanette what time the... More 

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Simon K, Manager at Los Angeles Sightseeing, responded to this review

I'm very sorry about the inconvenience you went through while you were trying to enjoy your tour. If you got the impression that I was blaming you, I assure you that is not the case at all -- I take full responsibility for the situation. I know paying for your ride through Lyft wasn't close to compensating you for ending... More 

Whaley Bridge
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I don't even know where to start however this company and the tour was frankly awful. Dodgy advertising meant that I bought a ticket for something I didn't want and was also twice as expensive as what I originally planned. The customer service agent was extremely unhelpful and borderline rude but begrudgingly changed it for me after a heated discussion.... More 

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Simon K, Manager at Los Angeles Sightseeing, responded to this review

I'm very sorry to hear that you had such difficulty booking your ticket, James. It shouldn't have been that difficult to change it, and the agent you worked with should have given you the changes you wanted, no questions asked. I know that LA traffic has been a problem for our tours before, and we're doing everything we can to... More 

Townsville, Australia
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47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Booked this tour during a 15hr layover. Did the LA city tour, which took in Santa Monica, stars homes, Rodeo Drive, Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Hollywood sign. I booked this tour online with a hotel pick up. There were 3 times offered... 8:45/10:45/12:45....I booked the 1045 tour. When I received the email confirmation it said 12:00 pick up.... More 

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Simon K, Manager at Los Angeles Sightseeing, responded to this review

Thank you for reaching out and leaving us feedback on how your tour with us went -- I'm happy to hear we were able to show you Los Angeles when you were visiting from Australia. We always want to show our visitors friendly service and a memorable experience, and I hope you had many great opportunities for photos. I apologize... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I booked a private tour on LA sightseeing for the eight of us. A spacious windowless bus with a roof was provided which was ideal as there were a lot of spare seats to stretch out and very convenient to take photo's and make a movie along the routes. The driver/guide Ricky is a LA man , born and bred.... More 

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Simon K, Manager at Los Angeles Sightseeing, responded to this review

Kishan, I'm happy to hear we could provide you and your family with such a memorable experience! And I'm glad that we were able to show you and your family around Los Angeles and give you some great picture-taking opportunities. I'll make sure to let Ricky know you enjoyed his guidance. We hope the rest of your trip was enjoyable... More 

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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers, roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica pier spins high above the water, while park revelers scream with delight riding the roller coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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