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Custom & Private New York Tours Inc

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Address: New York City, NY 10025
Phone Number: +1 212-222-1441
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Providing memorable, engaging, fun and informative tour experiences in New...

Providing memorable, engaging, fun and informative tour experiences in New York City is our passion. By targeting our guest's interests, preferences and whims by collaborating with them enables us to create perfect tour itineraries.

Every tour focuses on our guest's specific desires ensuring that everyone will enjoy experiences on the highest level of satisfaction due to our fastidious attention to detail.

An experienced, enthusiastic and informative licensed New York City guide will meet you and yours at the time and place you wish together with a chauffeured luxury vehicle, sized to accommodate your group. You will be captured by an entertaining presentation of "the story" at each site as well as sites along the way in the most entertaining and amusing way. We stimulate conversation and questions providing informative answers within a social and cordial atmosphere.

Whether you are planning a first visit with friends and family, an anniversary celebration, a corporate event, a college candidate's orientation or any special occasion, even a marriage proposal, we create the perfect experience delivering outcomes beyond your expectations.

Accommodating those with special needs such as walking challenges is never a problem for us navigating to minimizing walking.

Our staff of licensed New York City guides speak over fourteen languages enabling us to embrace a global audience and fill the needs of those who prefer tours conducted in their native language.

Let's plan your tour built around you topical (architecture, history, famous people, neighborhoods, etc.) interests as well as your site requests. We ensure that your time with Custom & Private will enable you to take home a piece of The Big Apple in your head and heart as well. Thank you!

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Cliff is an excellent tour guide....he knows this city in and out -where to go, what to avoid. Wonderful, informative, comfortable and relaxed. I will recommend this company to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cliff is an excellent tour guide....he knows this city in and out -where to go, what to avoid. Wonderful, informative, comfortable and relaxed. I will recommend this company to anyone looking for the best way to see the city far from the maddening crowd!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Before taking in as much of New York as possible on our 4-day sightseeing trip, my son & I planned a 4 hr tour with Private & Custom Tours and our special guide Cliff Strome & his driver. It was the best decision we could have made. We got to see & hear so much about New York from a... More 

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Custom_and_Private, General Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Thank you Jean for posting a review for the TripAdvisor community. I appreciate your kind words of praise, true though they are :) It was a pleasure showing you both the wonders of "the city" and I'm delighted that you enjoyed your tour. I did too! All the best, Cliff More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We (Family of 7) found Cliff and his company Custom Private Tours through Trip Advisor on our 2nd to last day in Manhattan. He called me on the phone quickly and we spoke for about 20-30 minutes about what we wanted to see and do in Manhattan based on our family size and our time schedule. Cliff is a professional... More 

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Custom_and_Private, General Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Hey Mark, Thanks for your generous review, I'm delighted that you're so enthusiastic about your tour. There's no doubt that we accomplished all that we discussed and the plan worked out perfectly. It truly was a pleasure! Give hugs to all and I hope to see you all again Big Thanks!! Cliff More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cliff enthusiastically met us early for a custom tour of NYC. A pristine SUV with friendly driver chauffeured us to unique vistas in NYC. It is obvious that Cliff has vast experiences and knowledge of the BIG APPLE. Highlights included Hamiltons House and other lesser known historical landmarks. Having visited NYC on many occasion , this was a fantastic opportunity... More 

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Custom_and_Private, General Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Mike, much appreciated! Glad you and Linda had a wonderful time and that together we laughed, learned and "did New York!! "I'm walkin' 'ere!" :) All the best, Cliff More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You may find less expensive tours but you will never find one this unique and amazing. I live by the rule that "You get what you pay for"! I booked a 5 hour tour with Custom and Private New York Tours not really knowing what to expect or what to see, where to go but once Cliff Strome showed up... More 

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Custom_and_Private, General Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Hey Darren, I'm thrilled and delighted that you and Connie and the boys had such a wonderful time touring with me. That's what this is all about. I have one shot in several hours to provide a memorable experience for my guests to take back home the real New York City in a way that they too can spread the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Cliff's tour of Harlem and Brooklyn was so knowledgable and interesting. We had to been NY before, but a private tour of the city is definitely the way to go and worth the money!

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Custom_and_Private, General Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Hi Kevin, So glad that you and your family enjoyed the time we spent together! Taking in all the sites that you had requested and venturing up to Harlem, it wasn't what you had expected, eh? Brooklyn too is always a wonderful place to get into the "real" New York. Thanks for taking the time to write a review, that's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Cliff Storm is & will be the world first class tour guide. The first minI heard him on the phone, I knew that I found the right person. The service that was delivered worth way more than what was paid for. He customized the tour exactly the way that you address him. I needed Manhattan real estate understanding & received... More 

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Custom_and_Private, General Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Hi Anna, It was a pleasure touring with you and Ali, We had fun, you got all the information that you were looking for, so many questions :) !!! It was fun! And, so glad that you were able to dine at River Cafe that evening, so happy for you both, Best, Cliff More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

in the very first few hours the giant city of Manhattan was broken into little pieces. The way that Cliff passion and knowledge with the best shuttle facility made us to fly all over the sky line as if born and raised in Manhattan. He fulfilled our agenda of the private tour which was a thorough understanding of different neighborhood... More 

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Custom_and_Private, General Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

You and Anna fueled my enthusiasm and together we connected to create a wonderful experience. So glad that we accomplished all that you had expressed that you were seeking. I do hope to see you again and hope that I provided the information regarding your plans to invest in NYC real estate will enable your dreams to come true. All... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

This is an awesome way to see the city and learn from a real New Yorker. Cliff is great and will customize the tour for your interests.

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Custom_and_Private, General Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Hi Jason, Thanks very much for the opportunity to provide your family's tour. So glad that you all enjoyed the time we spent together. Best regards, Cliff More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

It was an excellent tour and the tour guide knew her stuff I would recommend this to anyone. I would use them again in an other city if I could.

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Custom_and_Private, General Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this review

Hi Eric, Thanks so much for taking the time to share your thoughts with TripAdvisor. I'm delighted that you enjoyed your tour that I provided for you and yours. It was truly a pleasure and I wish you safe and pleasant travels. Hope to see you again! Best, Cliff More 

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