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City Sightseeing San Francisco

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Address: San Francisco, CA 94133-1322
Phone Number: +1 415-440-8687
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 7:00 pm

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Badly managed service but tour guide staff great

We had a 3 day pass and it is a great way to see the city. Tour guides that we had were very knowledeable and entertaining but I got the impression that they werent supported by a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lance and Ben were very friendly, knowledgeable and fun. I would definitely recommend them to everyone

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My girlfriend and I bought the "Go Pass" for San Francisco. When looking at the list of attractions, we saw this bus tour was included on the list of things we could do. We believed it would be a convenient way to get around the city. Unfortunately, this turned out to not be the case. We showed up to the... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were on two routes with this company. The red and the blue. They had real, live people doing the narration! No recordings or messing with earbuds. For both tours, the guide was Jim. Very knowledgeable and answered all questions. Even though it was a hope on/hop off, it was as good as some tours that you paid a lot... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This tour company was the worst I have ever taken. Buses were infrequent and standing room only. I would honestly advice anyone to never book with this company.

Thank Susan A
Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was an amazing experience, the tour guide was super knowledgeable and same time with a great sense of humor, the tour by itself was very well organized which helped me to discover a city very well. Definitely recommend it!

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a 3 day pass and it is a great way to see the city. Tour guides that we had were very knowledeable and entertaining but I got the impression that they werent supported by a strong management team. The bus timetable they provide you with (on the map) is not accurate. We waited well over 30 minutes for... More 

Thank w0rldtraveller68
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Traveled all day wed thurs fri we did all san fran loops + alcatraz during are 72hour stay staff were great so well informed and friendly also very funny loved it all thankyou☺

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My family really enjoyed the tour. We bought tickets at Pier 39, and visited the Palace of Fine Arts (which we didn't know a bout but loved), the Golden Gate Bridge, and also the Science Museum in Golden Gate Park. The tour guides were lots of fun. Our kids really liked sitting on the top deck.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We purchased the 48 Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour which included some extras included a Night Tour. We arrived at Stop 1 for around 9am and were welcomed on board shortly after by friendly tour guides and the driver. The tours were very informative and interesting along with some jokes to keep the bus in high spirits. Even though we visited... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We absolutely had a ball, being fortunate to having had BB Hayes as our guide on 2 of the city tours we were on, and Thomas for the 3rd one. Both guides were very knowlegeble and humourous, but BB Hayes, by far was awesome. He kept us in stitches with his corny jokes, entertained by his stories and music. He... More 

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Christian W, Manager at City Sightseeing San Francisco, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, thank you for your kind comments. We are happy to hear, that you have enjoyed your time with City Sightseeing! All our tour guides strives to provide an exceptional experience to every traveler. We will share your comments with BB Hayes and we appreciate that you mention his great job here. More 

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