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Guideline Tours

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Guideline Tours offers daily tours to and around: The Griffith Park Observatory/Hollywood Sign,Downtown LA-The Walt Disney Concert Hall,Hollywood Blvd, Farmers Market & The Grove, The Hollywood Walk of Fame/Grauman's Chinese Theater, Sunset...more
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2202 S Figueroa St Ste 205, Los Angeles, CA 90007-2049
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 6, 2017

This was our first trip to LA and we loved our tour! Our driver Paul was fabulous and very knowledgeable...the Mercedes Van was great! Our family enjoyed seeing the Hollywood Sign at the observatory, visiting the Chinese theater, seeing star's homes, driving through Beverly Hills...More

4  Thank amarztpr
Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2017

Hi Amarzbpr, We appreciate your writing this review. We really do cover a lot of ground on the tour. I'm glad you found the mix of driving around Los Angeles, Hollywood and Beverly Hills, and the stops to be the right fit.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed January 1, 2012

We went on the 3 1/2 hour tour. Only got off the tour bus once for the Chinese theatre/walk of fame (40 minutes). Other than that it was 3 hours in a van with someone pointing at gates and telling you a minor celebrity used...More

3  Thank wonderfuldavey
Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi wonderfuldavey, Thank you for taking time out to write this review. We have two city tours of Los Angeles, Hollywood, and Beverly Hills. Our morning tour is the Grand City Tour, and it lasts between 4.5 and 5 hours. This tour makes 4 stops....More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Thank you so much again bing for giving us an experience of a lifetime! So helpful & kind! Saw all of LA in one day thanks to her! She was so informative! taught us so many things & saw all the iconic places!More

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Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

Hi Natalia, Thank you very much for your kind words regarding Bing's tour. I am glad you learned a lot about our city. There are many Iconic places to see here in Los Angeles and Hollywood and Bing truly loves showing off this great city....More

Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Yesterday me and my husband did a guidline tour of the star homes, Hollywood sign and Los Angeles city tour. We were picked up at the W hotel which was near the Chinese theatre. Our tour ( paper) said hotel pick up. Would of been...More

1  Thank katiehiscock
Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2018

Dear Katiekins, Thank you so much for taking the time out to write a review! We are so pleased to hear that your experience was fun and comprehensive and that you found our guides to be friendly and knowledgeable. We are sorry to hear that...More

Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Carlos did an excellent job with this tour. We hit the most popular spots with a few opportunities to get out and walk around. Very enjoyable!

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Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Hi Theresa, Thank you for taking time out to review Carlos's tour. It is great you found Carlos's tour to be very enjoyable! He has a lot of knowledge and loves to share it with visitors from around the globe.

Reviewed July 7, 2018

Staying in Los Angeles almost two weeks allowed some sightseeing. We prebooked a grand tour with extension on Wednesday 27th June 2018. A bit late for the pickup time we were a bit nervous but the driver, a sweet and skilled lady originally from the...More

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Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Hi sollan, Thank you for review of experience with our company. We remember meeting your wonderful family from Sweden. I am so happy you and the family found your guides to be sweet, skilled, safe and knowledgeable. We find our Mercedes Benz tour buses keep...More

Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Great and very fun tour. Bing was amazing as a tour guide, took the time to learn peoples names and gave a really good insight to the area. We saw a lot in a few hours. Recommend it highly.More

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Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Hi Simon, Thank for your kind words regarding your tour with Bing. After more than 35 years a a tour guide Bing is a legend. I an so happy you enjoyed our personalized service. She packs a lot if insight in her tours. See you...More

Reviewed July 4, 2018

Had an afternoon in LA and chose this 4hr tour. It was really good value for money - although not cheap. We were a small group (4) and got to stop at all the major spots. Tour guide Paul was great value, lots of stories...More

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Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Hi Helen, Thanks for reviewing Paul's afternoon tour of Los Angeles, Hollywood, and Beverly Hills. I am glad you enjoyed the major spots and you founfd great vlue with Paul's stories and anecdotes. Thank you for the recommendation!

Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Carlos is a fantastic guide. This is a great overview of LA highlights without a lot of walking. We especially appreciated the architectural and historical information.

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Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Our Guide Bing was AMAZING!! She was friendly, very knowledgeable of the city and made this experience one we will never forget!!! Thanks again for being an excellent tour guide and your hospitality was impeccable!!

2  Thank Denise D
Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Hi Denise, Thank you for taking time out to share your experience on Bing's tour. I am happy you found Bing to be knowledgeable and friendly and I see you had an unforgettable excellent time!

Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

We had the most amazing and personable tour and guide (Bing) today. She was fun and entertaining and really made our tour an event to remember. The amount of area that we covered was awesome and we could pick and it gave us the opportunity...More

5  Thank Jason W
Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

Hi Jason, Thank you for taking time out to review Bing's amazing tour. Los Angeles is a very large city. We do cover a lot of ground so our guests can get a nice overview. Bing truly has fun meeting people from all over the...More

Reviewed May 28, 2018

Great tour, recommended by our Hotel, Bing was excellent. I highly recommend this for anyone visiting LA

Thank Ken S
Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Hi Ken, Thank you for taking out time to review tour tour with Bing. I am glad your hotel recommended our tour and you found Bing to be excellent.

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Response from _sollan63 | Reviewed this property |
We took the extended tour and got off at Griffith Observatory, Walk of Fame, Farmers Market and Sancta Monica. Between 30 minutes and 90. Really nice. But just a small bus, none of those with open roof.
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Response from Michael R | Reviewed this property |
We were picked up from outside our hotel, but there were a few stops, general the tour company will advise you of the location you will be picked up from. Have a great holiday :)
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March 16, 2017|
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Response from guidelinetours | Property representative |
Hi Linda, Thank you for contacting Guideline Tours. Sorry but we do not pick up near the airport area. Due to the vast size of the Los Angeles area and the extreme traffic we have to keep our pick up area confined to just... More
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