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Philadelphia Trolley Works

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Address: 1350 Schuylkill Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19146-3200
Phone Number: +1 215-925-8687
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Great tour of city as well as transportation to sights.

My daughter and I did the zoo combination tour and we had so much fun! She is 3 years old and they were very accommodating for her. The guides were very friendly, helpful to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
SaraMayRN
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I did the zoo combination tour and we had so much fun! She is 3 years old and they were very accommodating for her. The guides were very friendly, helpful to guiding us to where we needed to go, and they were also very knowledgeable about the history of Philadelphia. We never had any trouble or very... More 

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Jenna W, Administrative Liaison at Philadelphia Trolley Works, responded to this review

Hiya SaraMayRN! It's a pleasure to read your review, which provided exceptional detail we value. It's great to know we contributed to a perfect day with your daughter! Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus! More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very convenient hop on / hop off way to travel around and learn about this historic city. There is a trolley about every 20 minutes at the stops. They provide an easy to read map so it is not stressful to get off the trolley and sight-see. The guides vary from one another somewhat on what they talk about and... More 

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Jenna W, Administrative Liaison at Philadelphia Trolley Works, responded to this review

Hello Lori F, We are so happy you were able to provide an enjoyable tour review! Thank you for choosing Philadelphia Trolley Works & Big Bus, during your time spent visiting Philadelphia! More 

Stroudsburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We took the open bus tour of Philly at night. It was fantastic. Very informative and lasted for almost 2hrs. Great value!!

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Jenna W, Administrative Liaison at Philadelphia Trolley Works, responded to this review

Hi Keith M! I truly appreciate you writing a review about your Philly by Night experience. Our 90 minute tour is personally my favorite, since the city just twinkles and shines as the sun goes down. We continually strive to be the leaders in hospitality for tours and transportation in Philadelphia, which is great to hear positive feedback to let... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

I am currently working in a homeless shelter for families, running a summer program for the children who are living in the shelter. Last week. I stumbled upon Philadelphia Trolley Works by accident, but it turned out to be amazing. Our budget is extremely limited, so while I was explaining to the staff person at Philadelphia Trolley works our situation,... More 

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Jenna W, Administrative Liaison at Philadelphia Trolley Works, responded to this review

Hello khartnet! We truly appreciate this excellent review of your organizations experience! It warms our hearts, which keeps our team inspired and motivated to be the leaders in hospitality for tours and transportation in Philadelphia! Cheers! More 

Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

**TERRIBLE WEDDING RENTAL ALERT** Please please PLEASE reconsider ever using this company for your wedding. They are the WORST company to use, and they will RIP YOU OFF in a second. When we originally decided that we wanted to rent the trolley, I was told that the large 38-passenger trolley wasn't available until 4pm. I told them I needed it... More 

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Dolgeville, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

The weather was nice so the brought out the double decker buses. Our tour guide Giner was exceptional. She was very knowledgeable and had a good sense of humor. This is the best way to see Philadelphia.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

I couldn't have asked for a better company to trust my special day with. With the stress of making sure everything runs smoothly, you rely on trustworthy transportation to get not only me and my party, but also all of my guests to the venue from the hotel seamlessly, and we picked a company that truly delivered. The trolly was... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Our charter trolley tour was certainly one of the highlights of our reunion weekend! Picked up at our hotel we were treated to a wonderfully informative and fun tour led by our guide Steve Z.-- dressed up in colonial garb -- and driver Bernard. It was a great two hours and everyone enjoyed getting off at the Art Museum for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

If you have little time to view the city this is the tour to take. The cars are comfortable with hotel pickup. The guide did a great job narrating your tour through the city. I loved stopping at the art museum from the movie Rocky. Many people run up,the steps like rocky only to find the view of the city... More 

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Franklin, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

This is a great way to see the various sites around the city. Our tour guide was very informative giving us lots of details. Being able to get on and off to see different areas is great

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