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Address: 800 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20004
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+1 202-779-4500
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Royal Trolley Tours has been showing visitors the sights of DC for over 13...

Royal Trolley Tours has been showing visitors the sights of DC for over 13 years and we can't wait to show you too! We offer morning, evening , and all day tours. Our all day tours include an hour long boat cruise down the Potomac River and every tour provides unlimited bottled water! The fresh air is a wonderful compliment on a hot day in DC and the open windows provide an unobstructed view of the sights! If the open aired trolley is not for you please visit our sister company "Signature Tours DC" to look at our climate controlled, brand new coach buses.

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Wonderful Trolley Tour!

Fantastic tour! We take a group of students each year to Washington DC and we are well taken care of each year! Zuma is awesome! He works with us in a very personal way. He is... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2015
SoDakOnTheMove
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017

I booked through the website what was very clearly labeled "Trolley Tour". When I arrived, I was disappointed to see that there was no trolley, just a bus. I spoke with an employee, who told me that the company NO LONGER OWNS A TROLLEY! Instead, they put you on a bus through their "sister company" and call it an upgrade.... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2015

Fantastic tour! We take a group of students each year to Washington DC and we are well taken care of each year! Zuma is awesome! He works with us in a very personal way. He is very knowledgeable and makes the experience fun! We can't wait for next year - hope you are ready for us Zuma!

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Thank SoDakOnTheMove
MedusaDC, Tour Guide/Manager at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this review

Zuma and all of us at Royal Trolley were delighted to hear that you had such a great time. He always enjoys going out with your group for certain. We also appreciate that you let other people know about your 5-star experience. Looking forward to your next visit - we're definitely ready for you! More 

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Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

We took this tour last summer. Our tour guide Sally was terrific. She was very friendly, knowledgeable and extremely funny. I was on crutches at the time, and she kept checking to make sure I was okay. The ride back to the hotel at the end of the night was a pleasant surprise. Now that I'm better, we are redoing... More 

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MedusaDC, Tour Guide/Manager at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you had such a great experience on your trip last year despite your crutch predicament! We look forward to seeing you again this year with a lot more mobility and Sally would love to help you with that "do-over". Just let us know when you book and we will try and accommodate that.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

I was in Washington for a conference with a free evening on my last night so I booked a nighttime tour. The luxury bus collected me and then delivered me back to my hotel. It was a great way to see the sights at night! Sally, our tour guide, was very knowledgable and Marquel, the driver was helpful. Some of... More 

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MedusaDC, Tour Guide/Manager at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this review

It always makes us so happy to hear that guests had a great time - especially when the weather is not ideal. That is a real compliment indeed. It is always smart to be prepared when you travel, but we do also try to bring ponchos and umbrellas for our guests who forget. No matter what, we are so happy... More 

Clayton, California
2 reviews
Reviewed May 24, 2015

Was a great tour despite the 8th grade migration. Was informative and what I expected. Can't say anything bad at all. I'm glad we booked this tour.

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MedusaDC, Tour Guide/Manager at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for letting us and others know about your positive experience with us. We love it when guests have a great time - especially when there are a lot of other people in town and seeing the sights too (such as the famous 8th grade classes). At any rate, we are so glad that you enjoyed yourself and we really... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Approximately a 3 hour tour with lots of stops to see Washington at night. Night lighting gave spectacle display of many of the Capitol's most famous sites. White House, FDR memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Washington memorial, Martin Luther King memorial, WWII memorial, Korean War memorial, Vietnam memorial. The evening was packed. Sally our tour guide was terrific as was... More 

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MedusaDC, Tour Guide/Manager at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this review

It is always so much fun to read a happy review that also tells people about the experience just like yours. Sally and Markell were glad to hear you enjoyed yourself in particular. Sorry ti took us a minute to get back to you formally, but we appreciate your feedback and hope you will come back again sometime very soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

We chose to tour DC on the Trolleys because they are stylish. Almost like wagons without horses. The drivers welcome you each time you board and are very warm and polite. Very interesting narration of historical accounts from them as they drove around.

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MedusaDC, Tour Guide/Manager at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this review

We are really glad that you enjoyed the special "magic" of the trolley experience. We love them too! It means a lot to get such nice words from our guests about their tours with us and we appreciate your taking the time to write and post your review. It has been such a busy season that it took us a... More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2015

This is one tour you absolutely do NOT want to miss! I chose this because there was a Groupon, but I would pay full price with no hesitation! At first I was disappointed to see the "upgrade" bus that's enclosed and temperature controlled arrive in place of the open air trolley my 9 year old and I had expected to... More 

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MedusaDC, Tour Guide/Manager at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review and detailed look at your experience. We are really glad that you had a good time with us and we have passed the word on to Dwayne as well. We are especially glad that you got to experience the excitement of seeing DC at night and all the unique things that that... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2015

Got this tour on groupon and it was BRILLIANT. Such a good way to see the sites, especially when compared to the hop on and hop off buses which, in my opinion, take a lot longer and you often find the guides repeat bits. Not with Dwayne! He was knowledgable, friendly and they had a great system for dropping people... More 

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MedusaDC, Tour Guide/Manager at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this review

We are really glad to hear that you had a great time on your tour with us. It might have taken a minute or two for us to get back to you with this formal acknowledgement, but we appreciate that you wrote and posted such nice things so that others can hear about us too. Here's to the next time... More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed April 8, 2015

What a great tour! Our guide, Dwayne, was very knowledgable and entertaining! We saw all the major monuments along with the Capitol and the White House. It was the perfect mix of riding and walking after a full day of sight seeing. There was ample time to enjoy each stop and get wonderful evening pictures. Highly recommended!

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Thank George1127
MedusaDC, Tour Guide/Manager at Royal Trolley Tours, responded to this review

All of us loved hearing that you had a great time on your tour with us - especially Dwayne. We also appreciate that you took the time to let us and others know that you did -- there is just nothing like hearing directly from a real guest's own experience. At any rate, sorry it took a minute for us... More 

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