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Philadelphia Trolley Works

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Address: 1350 Schuylkill Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19146
Phone Number: +1 215 925 TOUR
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Fun by Night

We were in Philly for an overnight layover. My mother had always wanted to ride atop a double decker bus. We took advantage of the evening tour. There was only one stop that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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Arvada, Colorado
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Arvada, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We were in Philly for an overnight layover. My mother had always wanted to ride atop a double decker bus. We took advantage of the evening tour. There was only one stop that provided time to get off and back on - but this tour was the perfect way to take advantage of a short time with so much to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Friends and I decided it might be fun to take a tour of the city at night. At first we were bombarded by these people in red (Philadelphia Sight Seeing Tours) who were almost attacking us to take their tour. Since I don't like pushy sales people (they reminded me of car salesmen with a rushed, rehearsed type spiel), we... More 

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Orange, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I've been in the Philly area many times but never had time to tour the downtown. This was nothing short of great. Friendly young lady who served as tour guide. Really got to see the city.

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Edgartown
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Never having been to Philadelphia before I found this bus tour fun and informative. Our tour guide was amazing – I wish I could remember his name! We saw many things that I never knew existed and the architecture was simply beautiful. There were too many stops to get off at every one but the buses were easy to locate... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

May 2nd 2015, was my wedding day. I hired Philadelphia Trolley works to transport my guests from the Sonesta Hotel to the franklin Institute where my wedding was. Needless to say the 52 passenger coach liner I chartered NEVER SHOWED, 45 minutes of calling and being put on hold and being disconnected was ridiculous. My guests had to scramble for... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Philadelphia Trolley Works was my transportation for my guests and the bridal party for our wedding. The company was organized and reliable. We touched based a few times prior to the event to confirm times and places. The drivers had multiple routes and specific times and I was SO thrilled that everything stayed on time and as planned. The crew... More 

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Jim M, Manager at Philadelphia Trolley Works, responded to this review

Hello Celeste, Thank you so much for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works for your transportation at your wedding. We are very happy that we could be a positive memory of your special day. More 

Newark, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Was in Philadelphia for business and had the family meet up with me at the end of my conference. I decided to take my children on a double-decker tour . We ran into a salesman for Philadelphia trolley works it was very informative and helpful in our plans. we took the double-decker tour and the tour guide on the bus... More 

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Galloway, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I booked this online and purchased two tickets, on the day we choose we took our printed vouchers to the stop by reading terminal market, and exchanged the vouchers there for tickets. The process was pretty painless. Before actually disembarking at any particular attraction, we rode the entire route around the city, and listened to the guide give some interesting... More 

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Tysons Corner, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Granted we went in the off season (read: COLD) so the bus timings between stops is a whole 45minutes which meant you couldn't just get off and get back on quickly to hit several small stops. But, overall we were happy with the tour information, various tour guides had unique presentations, etc. And, best of all since we arrived later... More 

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ewing
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This tour came with our Philly city pass. I hate this city and constantly fight with the rude drivers. This took away that aggravation and we easily navigated the stops to get around our points of interest. It also allowed me to understand the layout of the city much better while learning so much about it's history and culture.We were... More 

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Address: 1350 Schuylkill Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19146
Phone Number: +1 215 925 TOUR
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia

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