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CitySights NY

234 W. 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10036
212 812 2700
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Ranked #483 of 798 Activities in New York City
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Owner description: We are acknowledged as New York City’s best-value double-decker sightseeing packages including major attractions and activities such as harbor cruises, museum visits, helicopter tours, shopping day trips and one-day escorted motorcoach tours to Boston, Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia & Amish Country.
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Morgantown, West Virginia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We were approached by a guy on the street to take this tour bus and really did not investigate our options before purchasing the downtown tour for $35.The man who sold us the tickets said to wait on the bus that had indoor seating since it was so cold. We waited 30 minutes for such a bus to come and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

We got picked up at Rockefeller center and at the very first stop we stopped for 15 minutes before I asked when we'll be moving again. Another 15 minutes was what we were told. Really? Why would we want to be in the cold for 30 minutes while the driver is on his cell phone, another employee smoking and waiting... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Quite simply the worst Bus Tour I have ever experienced. From the unheated, uncomfortable buses (it was 33f in New York on both days we used them) to the 3 "tour guides" we dealt with - one abusive, one horribly unhelpful and the last one who only wanted to chat up the English girls and mock me and my partner... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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30 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

With our New York pass we opted for the 3 day hop on hop off bus and unfortunately only had time to do the downtown tour. Be careful which tours people are reviewing on this thread as they all seem to merge into one. This is the blue bus tours. When we activated our 3 day pass the lady in... More

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Please see below review of our experience aboard the Hop on Hop off bus tour. Since this date, it took the company 2 months to get in contact with us about both the formal complaint we had lodged and to discuss the refund in which we were promised whilst still in New York. After exchanging several emails, we have been... More

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3 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

As a group of 4, we booked the blue bus tour for one day costing $35 each. The company was recommended to us by the information desk in Grand Central station, because CitySights included a boat trip as part of the tour. Although the weather was not great on the day, the rain was particularly bad, we figured that we... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

Going to New York can be a daunting experience for most people and one of the most daunting things is getting from one sight to another in the few days that you do have. For our first trip to New York in 2012 we used this service, it was except-able we used our tickets like you would a regular bus... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We bought 4 tickets at a 'reduced price' of $50 per ticket for 3 days. What a rip off! Save yourself time, frustration and money and get a normal New York downtown bus, as you will get more information from it. We wasted one day on the bus and then decided to cut our losses and avoid it for the... More

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Portland Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Victor was funny and helpful. Some of the staff weren't as exciting, but we got lucky and had him for the bulk of our tour. City Sights is a great way to view the city and save your feet from all that walking. The bottom is hot and no air circulating. But, they do warn you if you have to... More

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Reno, Nevada
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I purchased tickets on city sights per a recommendation from my sister to take a hop on hop off tour bus. What she didn't tell me is that there are several companies around NYC that offer this service or that I should only purchase one day--I purchased 3 days at $99 per ticket for a family of 4. When we... More

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