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Guideline Tours

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Address: 2202 S Figueroa St Ste 205, Los Angeles, CA 90007-2049
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Guideline Tours offers daily tours to and around:The Movie Stars...

Guideline Tours offers daily tours to and around:The Movie Stars homes.Downtown LA- Olvera Street, ChinatownHollywood BlvdFarmers Market & The Grove Walk of Fame/Grauman's Chinese TheaterSunset StripRodeo Drive/ Beverly HillsSanta Monica Beach, Venice Beach, Marina Del ReyDisneyland/ California AdventureKnotts Berry Farm Universal Studios

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US$69.00*
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Grand City Tour of Los Angeles
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US$59.00*
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Los Angeles Afternoon Sightseeing Tour With Hollywood Sign and Star Homes

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A great morning

Mark is an excellent guide. We saw everything that was promised, and had time at three spots to explore his recommendations. A good morning.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Alicante, Spain
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Alicante, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Mark is an excellent guide. We saw everything that was promised, and had time at three spots to explore his recommendations. A good morning.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this tour through our travel agent. When Dave pulled up in an awesome Mercedes van we were ready to roll. Turns out the other people had to cancel due to jet lag so lucky us got a private tour!!!! Dave was so knowledgeable and enriched us with lots of history and stories as we drove. We were able... More 

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Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this review

Hi Amanda, Thanks for taking time out to review your tour with Guideline tours. After more than 30 years of providing quality tours of the LA area we do get many travel agent bookings. Thanks for your kind words about your Tour guide Dave. I know he really likes doing tours with smaller groups, because providing personalized service is most... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mom and I came in for the Rose Parade and wanted to get a tour of the stars homes before we left to go home. We had a very enjoyable time with our tour guide. We had a lot of laughs and she was very knowledgeable and was very accommodating. Thank you Bing for a tour well worth the... More 

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Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this review

Hi Terry, What a great memory you and your mom have, visiting Southern California for the Rose Parade. I am so glad that Bing was able to share her knowledge of the LA area and the Movie Stars homes. Bing always makes us laugh here in the office as well. She really loves her job. More 

York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the afternoon open and wanted a "whirlwind" adventure...Guideline Tours came to the rescue via our hotel concierge for the Afternoon City Tour...Carlos delivered the "goods" and we took them in...Even enjoyed a "short cut" run through residential housing...A delightful experience seeing how the remaining 99.99% survived/lived...

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Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this review

Hi retiredchuck, Thank you for taking time out to review your "whirlwind" adventure. I'm glad the goods were delivered and taken in. Carlos is really a pro. He is truly an Internationale Tour Guide, and LA is his specialty. Catch you next time you visit La La Land. More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently took their most popular Grand City tour of LA, Hollywood, and Beverly Hills. Highly recommend to all ages! We saw everything with enough time at every stop with a kind and safe driver (local of LA for 34 yrs) in a CLEAN Mercedes private tour van/bus with another family. This is the way to see everything LA has to... More 

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Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this review

Hi, m_jurney Thanks for sharing your tour experience. I am glad you enjoyed our Clean Mercedes private tour Van/Bus. Thanks for noting our guides experience. We get get many family's from around the world, who really make our job fun. More 

Ottawa, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend recently went to Los Angeles on vacation and asked me to write this review regarding Bing Tamola Shipin! Bing did a great personalized tour and was very informative. She has over 20 years experience. She was great and comes highly recommended.

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Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this review

Greetings OhCanadaEh2008, Thanks for taking time out to write this nice review. I am glad he enjoyed the tour. With over 20 years of doing tours in Los Angeles Bing is amazing at providing a personalized experience for her guests. She mentioned to me that you were in the transportation industry from our great neighboring country of Canada. It's always... More 

York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First and foremost, thank you soo much Bing for making my short and first time trip to California a memorable one! I was here for work. Since I've never been to Cali, and was only here for a little under 2 weeks for work near LA, I absolutely wanted to make the best of my only Saturday here and book... More 

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Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this review

Hi Vivianna, Thank you for your kind words regarding your tour with Bing and Mark. I'm glad you were able to take time out from work and see what Southern California has to offer. We get a lot of people like you, who are here for work with little time off. It's great you were able to make the most... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

While many of my reviews are somewhat near Los Angeles, you might guess I know LA. Well, I never got to see it the way tourists did so I decided to get the amazing experience tourists see to understand the way others see Los Angeles. I went with Guideline Tours. I didn't expect to learn much, but I was surprised.... More 

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Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this review

Hi Ry S. Thanks for taking time out to review your tour with us. We do get many locals on our tours. As you know LA is such a large spread out city, and we all know how hard it is to find parking at the various points of interest. Many locals avoid going to the famous Griffith Park Observatory... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

I took an afternoon tour. The tour guide was amazing and very knowledgeable. I would recommend this company for your your needs.

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Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for writing this review. I am so glad you found your guide amazing and knowledgeable. Thanks for recommending us. More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I had a lot of fun on guideline tours and liked the personal touch given by Bing. She was very knowledgable about Los Angeles and gave us a real personal tour. She was polite and answered all of our questions. If I was to take a tour in LA again, I'd go with this company.

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Samuel S, Manager at Guideline Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your tour experience with Guideline Tours. I am glad you liked Bing's personal touch and her vast knowledge of the Los Angeles area. Mostly all of our tour groups are conducted in 7 or 13 passenger luxury Mercedes mini buses. With smaller groups no two tour groups are the same. We usually get an amazing mix... More 

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