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City Sightseeing Chester
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The drivers were friendly, the bus was very clean, the commentary was good and came through... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stanslot
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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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Chester

City Sightseeing.com were brilliant. Lovely people and loads of historical knowledge. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joy R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The drivers were friendly, the bus was very clean, the commentary was good and came through speakers instead of headphones. It was excellent value money for a 24hour ticket. The full tour took just over an hour and you could hop on and off as many times as you wanted in a 24hour period.

Thank stanslot
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Chester_CSS, Manager at City Sightseeing Chester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your wonderful review. We're so glad that you had a lovely time and made use of your 24hr ticket. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

City Sightseeing.com were brilliant. Lovely people and loads of historical knowledge. Well worth getting. Very useful for exploring the city. Boat trip was also reduced by buying the tickets on the bus. Thank you very much. . Recommended! !

Thank Joy R
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Chester_CSS, Manager at City Sightseeing Chester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We're so glad that you found everything to be lovely and useful. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Used this bus company to travel around Chester.worth every penny.the driver was so helpfull.
He saved us money when buying tickets for the river trip.it is cheaper to buy the tickets on the bus.we hopped on and off all day.Great service.
Keep up the good work.Customer service at it's best.Thank you.

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Chester_CSS, Manager at City Sightseeing Chester, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you for this amazing review! We're so glad that you had such a good experience and that you enjoyed your trip. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a great way to see the sights of Chester. One of the better hop on hop off city sightseeing tours I have been on. English commentary and extensive.

Thank TravelagentHM
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Chester_CSS, Manager at City Sightseeing Chester, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review! We're so glad you had a nice time and found our commentary useful. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Caught the 10.18 from by the river on 13. 09. 2018. Our driver was superb because of a diversion we couldn't follow the usual route so he pulled over and told us all about a monument and why it was erected, this was excellent because it was unscripted. So beyond what he should of done give this man a pay rise

Thank Degman
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Chester_CSS, Manager at City Sightseeing Chester, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Thank you very much for you wonderful review. This is so nice to hear! We will make sure the driver gets a lovely thank you for this. We're so glad this helped make your trip. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed September 6, 2018

We were having a day out in Chester and have been to quite a number of cities in UK and abroad and used City Sightseeing hop on hop off bus tours and find them really very informative about the city you are visiting and a great way to get the the place you want to visit and then get back on again to the next place. Although we do tend to stay on for the whole tour to listen to all of the commentary and then go around again and use it as a hop on hop off. We had thought it would be nice to also do a river cruise and were delighted to see that a combination ticket could be purchased saving us money and the fact the bus does a stop right by the river to catch the boat. We had a live commentary but the lady said that in the afternoon on the day we went it would by a recorded commentary. We do prefer the live commentary as they put their own bit of information on it and maybe point out something that is happening as you pass it. We arrived by train so decided to get on at the stop by the train station. We must have just missed the bus but we wish we had walked to the next stop or something because it was an extremely long wait, longer than it should of been. Which we appreciate can happen if the bus gets stuck in traffic but it was mid week and not that busy so maybe allow a little longer to get around. We have been to Chester a number of times and we both learned a lot about the family who own so much around there and what they have given to Chester and we did not know about the museums so that is a plan for our next visit.

Thank MerseysideTinkerbell
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Chester_CSS, Manager at City Sightseeing Chester, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad you enjoyed your trip and the river cruise. We're very sorry that you had a long wait. Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Went on the Hop on Hop off + river cruise of Chester together with all my Family of 6 people. The Bus tour was a very informative and interesting experience with live commentaries throughout. We took advantage of the 24 hour pass and really did "hop on hop off" all the time. The drivers were very pleasant and commentaries really helped to make it very very informative. We also went on the half hour river cruise which although also informative was not really long enough. 15 mins up river then back doesn't tell us much. I know there is a 2 hour one but there should be a happy medium somewhere of about 1 hour. But I would certainly recommend the bus tour.

Thank MartSalford_England
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Chester_CSS, Manager at City Sightseeing Chester, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Good afternoon, thank you for your wonderful review. We're so glad that you found the bus tour pleasurable and informative. Its wonderful that you took advantage of the 24hr ticket. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed September 1, 2018

Did the full loop of Chester and found it to be interesting, with all the key sights included.

The only negative was the bus was over 30 minutes late arriving at our pick up stop and there was no apology or explanation from the driver.

Thank Jacqueline E
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Chester_CSS, Manager at City Sightseeing Chester, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Good morning, thank you for your lovely review. We're very sorry that the bus was 30 minutes late, if you could provide us with further information we can look into why this service was late. We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed August 31, 2018

We had decided to visit Chester for it had been a very long time since our previous visit.

Chester is a really interesting city and whilst my wife likes shopping I like looking at the built environment and buildings.

We traversed the city centre exploring all levels of The Rows and streets, meandering through some of the back areas and streets. Whilst the streets are all accessible to the disabled obviously the upper levels of The Rows are not. However despite this the city is attractive and inviting.

Thank BowlsCaptain
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

Even though we live near to Chester we have never done a tour of the city until now. We booked online but you can pay as you get on the bus too, there are 15 stops along the way and you can get on and off whenever you like plus the ticket lasts for 24 hours. Our guide was lovely and really knew the history of the city plus he is from Chester! The driver was friendly and helpful too and was an excellent driver as he had to navigate an extremely tight passing with a truck. The bus was packed and people were really enjoying the tour which if you do the whole tour without getting off lasts an hour. We learnt a few things we didn't know along the way which was good and the kids followed the guide map as we came to each stop.
Thank you for an enjoyable tour, we all thoroughly enjoyed it

Thank HEE77
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Chester_CSS, Manager at City Sightseeing Chester, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you so much for this lovely review. We're so glad you had a lovely time and found our tour guide handy. We really do hope that we see you again soon!

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