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Custom & Private New York Tours Inc

Address: New York City, NY 10025
Phone Number: +1 212-222-1441
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Ranked #6 of 810 Activities in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Providing memorable, engaging, fun and informative tour experiences in New York City is our...
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Owner description: Providing memorable, engaging, fun and informative tour experiences in New York City is our passion. By targeting our guest's interests, preferences and whims by collaborating with them enables us to create perfect tour itineraries. Every tour focuses on our guest's specific desires ensuring that everyone will enjoy experiences on the highest level of satisfaction due to our fastidious attention to detail. An experienced, enthusiastic and informative licensed New York City guide will meet you and yours at the time and place you wish together with a chauffeured luxury vehicle, sized to accommodate your group. You will be captured by an entertaining presentation of "the story" at each site as well as sites along the way in the most entertaining and amusing way. We stimulate conversation and questions providing informative answers within a social and cordial atmosphere. Whether you are planning a first visit with friends and family, an anniversary celebration, a corporate event, a college candidate's orientation or any special occasion, even a marriage proposal, we create the perfect experience delivering outcomes beyond your expectations. Accommodating those with special needs such as walking challenges is never a problem for us navigating to minimizing walking. Our staff of licensed New York City guides speak over fourteen languages enabling us to embrace a global audience and fill the needs of those who prefer tours conducted in their native language. Let's plan your tour built around you topical (architecture, history, famous people, neighborhoods, etc.) interests as well as your site requests. We ensure that your time with Custom & Private will enable you to take home a piece of The Big Apple in your head and heart as well. Thank you!

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

We toured with Cliff for 2 days and had a great time! Cliff did a great job and we saw so much of NYC. Our entire family loved it and we would definitely recommend him. Additionally, the driver was great! Overall, wonderful experience.

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Seattle, Washington
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

You can call him Cliff, you can call him Phil or you can call him Tony, but one things for sure...hes no phony! We absolutely love Cliff and could not have asked for a better person to show us the Big Apple. The amount of knowledge he has of the city is amazing and his photography skills are unrivaled! He... More 

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Hey Don, As I read your review the third time, I couldn't help laughing! You really hit the nail on the head. What I mean by that is I knew what you were looking for, the photo ops wherever we went, the fun and the "inside scoop" of all that we took in. After our conversation when we had the... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We joined our family, while they were in New York for Thanksgiving, for a private tour with Cliff. As a native New Yorker, I thought I was just going along for the ride and was prepared to roll my eyes the entire time. Instead, we were informed, entertained, and blown away by Cliff's incredible recall of dates, facts, anecdotes, and... More 

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Thanks Joanna for your wonderful and most flattering review. It pleases me when guests such as you express your thoughts and experience during your tour with others. Why? It not only keeps us busy but it enables others to make the best choice for their private tour in New York City. As a lifelong resident of "The City" you have... More 

lancashire
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

New York would not have been the same without this tour with Cliff Strome as our tour guide. We saw everything we wanted to see travelling to each destination in the comfort of a lovely Mercedes carrier. Everything was organized, efficient, no queues and a fabulous running commentary on just about everything you need to know and much more, Cliffs... More 

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

I love your review however you may have gotten me into a lot of trouble!! Why? Because you mentioned that there were no queues or "lines" as we say on this side of "the pond." I know that I do have a reputation of finding ways to cut lines often, without casualties but that's just part of the New York... More 

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We had a fantastic time with Cliff. He is a native new yorker and knows the answers to all questions regarding NYC and everything else for that matter!!! We saw all the amazing sights throughout the day including Top of the Rock and a boat ride on the Hudson to see the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island! I would... More 

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Hi Diane, So delighted that you shared your tour experience with the world on TripAdvisor. The Manchester England group was funtastic! Thanks for taking the time to write your review, most appreciated. Best wishes for a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We've got Prince William and his beautiful lady, Kate and I promise we'll send them home with wonderful... More 

Rockingham, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The best part of the whole trip to NYC was the private tour provided by Cliff (Custom & Private tours). We were able to see the city as well as learn the history behind it. Cliff was amazing he made sure everyone was having a great time as well as learning. Cliff was very personable, knowledgeable and entertaining. There was... More 

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Gabrielle! I'm always very flattered when I read reviews such as yours knowing that others are able to know what to expect when they book their private New York City tour with Custom & Private New York Tours. You covered it all and that's what TripAdvisor is all about, Without people such as you who take... More 

Rockingham, North Carolina, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

After the most remarkable tour of NYC, I have to say that Custom & Private Tours Inc. is the best choice for anyone wanting to get a tour of what you want to see, when you want to see it and have an interactive guiding experience with undoubtedly the best tour guide I have ever experienced. Cliff was very personable,... More 

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Hi Claudia, Thanks for your review, it's much appreciated. It pleases me "to no end" when guests such as you express your appreciation and share your tour experience with others on TripAdvisor. Hope to see you all again next time you're in "The City" even if only for a coffee. All the best for the holidays and enjoy a healthy... More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Cliff took us on a tour of the city that couldn't be beat. He provided historical and fun facts. From the top of the Rock to the High Line and Brooklyn and back. I would certainly recommend Cliff for a great tour experience.

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

I love Texans, you're fun, very pleasant and truly wonderful people. Taking the time to write a TripAdvisor review means so much to me and our entire staff because it helps keep us all very busy and moreover it enables members of the TripAdvisor community to make the best choices. All the best! Cliff More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

What a great tour by Cliff Strome. He was excellent. Well worth it and strongly recommend. As well as all his knowledge of the city he was so entertaining which made it a fun time too!! Thanks Cliff.

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Thanks "England" for the review, much appreciated! I just responded to Greg's review and you guys and your "birds" were a blast. Thanks for choosing Custom & Private to provide your tour and I'm delighted that you all had a great time. That's my biggest paycheck and satisfaction. Best regards to all Cliff More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Ten of us ( 5 couples ) have just returned from a fantastic weekend in NYC The trip was made even more memorable by Cliff Strome who we booked in advance to give us a private tour of the City. Cliff's knowledge and passion for this fabulous city is presented in both a professional but also very entertaining way. His... More 

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Hey Greg, I'd like to give you five stars too for your wonderful review! Thanks :) Tours are not just about information but more importantly it's about fun and creating memorable experiences to remember and share with friends and family. Your friends were energized, enthusiastic and fun to be with and that is a recipe for a great tour experience.... More 

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