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Alamo Trolley Tour

216 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205 (Downtown)
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Ranked #6 of 59 activities in San Antonio
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Type: Tours
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Madison, Wi
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Bought a two day hop on and off package. Tour was late getting started. Driver did not know his facts. Equipment failure on bus. He drove past us at one stop and we had to run after him. Next day the trolley broke down before we could get started. Left stranded at a drop off point. Had to walk back.... More

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Michigan Center, Michigan
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

This tour is a good value for the money. However, just the missions are outside walking distance so I'm wondering if we really needed to take this tour. The narration was ok, but sometimes difficult to hear. At the beginning of the tour, our trolley broke down and so we switched to a different one. Because they were down to... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The office location is hard to find. Called to get directions and was told it was directly across from the Alamo. Well it depends on what your definition is of directly across. Once located it was on the side of the Alamo. Went inside to find the different tours that were available and chose a one day hopper and the... More

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Smithville, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We had a wonderful tour on March 17. Leroy was our tour guide and he was outstanding. He made the tour most enjoyable. He was informative, very friendly and very helpful. He also has a wonderful sense of humour. We highly recommend this tour and also Leroy. Joellen & Doug B. (from Canada)

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El Reno, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Leroy did an outstanding job of getting to know the participants on the trolley. He knew that we were from Oklahoma. Referred to us several times and thrilled our grandchildren because of his references. He kept us informed and entertained all at the same time. Without question I would recommend riding the trolley with Leroy. Now it took way too... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We purchased a two day pass. What a mistake!!! The first day the two drivers were very informative and told some of the history. Now the second day the driver "T----" was so put out to load my husband. Then when another person showed up and needed to use the ramp, he said the most condensing comments to the elderly... More

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Hinton, Oklahoma
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10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Loved our tour. Leroy was very informative and funny. He did a great job!! Encountered several people who had chosen Double Decker tours and had spent long amounts of time waiting for a bus to come back around and pick them up. Our bus was comfortable and air conditioned. Very informative

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

Good tour. Our guide Leroy was great and very funny and kept us informed and very entertained. Would recommend this for a good overview of San Antonio sites to visit. If you get a chance to ride when Leroy is giving the tour your sure to have fun.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

The Alamo Trolley Tour gave us convenient transportation to the top attractions in the San Antonio area. We love the Hop-On Hop-Off feature, and we especially liked the convenience of the 2-day Ultimate package (vouchers for access to the Tower of the Americas, Imax film about the Alamo, and river tour). Leroy and Phil were great guides and their commentary... More

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Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
31 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

This is the best tour in San Antonio. The city has several trolley and site seeing bus tour options but this one is the right choice because 1) it is the only one that takes you to three missions (the other tours feature destinations within walking distance) 2) provides live commentary (vs recordings) 3) offers package deals. We went with... More

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