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“Great tour” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Dublin Bus

Dublin Bus
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$36.47*
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Dublin Freedom Pass: Unlimited Transport and Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing
Ranked #9 of 220 Tours in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Dublin's original hop on hop off tour, with the city's best award winning guides. Providing quality tours since 1988. Stopping at Dublin's major attractions such as Guinness Storehouse, Old Jameson Distillery, Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin Zoo, Convention Centre Dublin, Bord Gais Energy Theatre. Live entertaining commentary, Multilingual recorded commentary. Free Walking Tour,Free entrance to the Little Museum Dublin, Free Kids, Free Map and Discount Guide.
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Romford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2012

Great tour, the best way to see dublin at a reasonable price. This bus is easy to use. It takes you to all the places of interest with a good commentary so you know what you are looking at. You can hop on and hop off t nay time you fancy. Brilliant, highly recommend.

Visited November 2012
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Miriam B, Manager at Dublin Bus, responded to this review, January 7, 2013
Thank you for your excellent review and your recommendation. Delighted you enjoyed your time in Dublin with us
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Oxnard, California
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“Too Slow and Yappy Ladies”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2012

We rode this bus on our first day in Dublin. Although the ticket gives you two days of access, this didn’t do us any good since we only stayed one night in Dublin before beginning a driving tour and the two days have to be consecutive. We boarded at the Temple Bar stop and the only inside seats available were at the back of the bus, next to a couple of ladies that could care less about the narration and were yapping away. The narration was prerecorded and was not very good anyway. After touring about half of the city, the bus stopped at Stop 1 where we were told to board another bus that was ready to depart. This bus had live narration from the driver who at least had a bit of Irish wit about him and was more entertaining. The yappy ladies were gone too. We continued on the bus, finishing our complete circuit, until arriving at the Guinness Brewery where we got off for a tour and pint. I was almost dreading getting onto the bus again for the slow tour back to our destination at Temple Bar. It had live narration from another driver and was somewhat tolerable. If we had to do it over again, we would probably avoid this bus and enjoy this city more by walking to the destinations.

Visited October 2012
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Bradymir, Manager at Dublin Bus, responded to this review, November 27, 2012
Thank you for posting your review. It is a pity that you did not enjoy your overall experience on the tour. The tour is timed at each stop and we show clearly in the brochure the length of the tour. We feel that with 1 hour 30 minutes people get a good chance to have a good overview of the city, to see its attractions and hear the commentary provided by our drivers. It is disappointed that the start of your tour was marred by others talking. In general there is not a lot our drivers can do about this as they are driving and guiding at the same time. The beauty of the hop on hop off tour is that it is always possible to hop off and get back on again with a short time frame.
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Chorley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Only way to see Dublin”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2012

What a great way to get around Dublin- commentary was excellent and very entertaining,we saw many sights that we would not have been able to see on foot. Great to be able to hop on and off. Would recommend Dublin Green Bus,well done.

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Miriam B, Manager at Dublin Bus, responded to this review, January 7, 2013
Many thanks for your excellent review. Delighted you enjoyed our live entertaining commentary
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Port Orchard, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Great Tour!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2012

The drivers are very entertaining and informative! Hits all the major tourist destinations and provides good information about the areas in between. Great value for the money. Also the green bus seemed to be more reliable than the red one that does the same areas. I saw a lot of people who had bought red bus tickets waiting and complaining that the buses were always running late. Would definitely recommend!

Visited November 2012
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Miriam B, Manager at Dublin Bus, responded to this review, January 7, 2013
Thank you for posting your excellent review. We are delighted you found the tour to be good value and enjoyed our live commentary
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Great drivers!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2012

The drivers are awesome. They’re informative and funny, and they just have a great time it seems. I don’t think any of them said a cross word, even when a silly protest got in our way and we had to reroute the tour! I can definitely recommend it!

Visited November 2012
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Miriam B, Manager at Dublin Bus, responded to this review, January 7, 2013
Many thanks for your excellent review. We appreciate you taking the time to post it
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