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Address: Houston, TX 77098
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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US$79.95*
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Unfortunately it was raining at 10am when the double decker bus was due to pick us up, instead they substituted two 7 seater vans, the excuse being the rain! Why? Driving around a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
John491
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were hesitant to take the tour because of the mixed reviews on here but, unlike most of the reviews, we had no issues and found the tour to be pretty great. The tour guide, Antonio, was awesome! A few of my comments are: 1) The pickup location for the tour is a little confusing. It originally starts in front... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have traveled around the world multiple times and this is probably the worst tour company I have encountered. I am in Houston for a brief time at a conference. I above all wanted to visit the NASA facilities here. I took the city tour the day after arrival and exited the tour bus at 1130 in front of the... More 

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Thank Joanblaz
Wellsboro, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yesterday walked to Hilton, no bus, nice lady in shop called, not running because of rain. Today bright sunny. Called not running at 1, today. Very disappointing, what way to run a business. Hope to go to Nasa tomorrow but reviews on here don't sound encouraging.

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Thank SuzanRichar
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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315 reviews
129 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Unfortunately it was raining at 10am when the double decker bus was due to pick us up, instead they substituted two 7 seater vans, the excuse being the rain! Why? Driving around a city talking mostly about high-rise buildings sitting in a van you cannot see out of or move to get a better view, is pretty much a waste... More 

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Thank John491
Houston, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was recommended by a friend to come on this Houston City Tour Bus last week though I am a (recent) resident of Houston. He recommended I come because of the excellent and friendly tour guide (orange hair... was not with them) but that was not my experience. My tour guide was high strung, and had no clue what he... More 

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Thank jenninels
Houstoncitytours, Public Relations Manager at Houston City Tours, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you disliked your experience so much but we will look into this immediately as we are always attempting to grow and improve our service so as to give all of our customers a fulfilling and satisfactory experience. We hope this has not discouraged you from giving us a second chance in the future. Thank... More 

New Zealand
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77 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

first time visitors to Houston like us would find this informative. Was just long enough. We rode on the top open portion of the bus as weather was good. Commentary was interesting and informative.

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Houstoncitytours, Public Relations Manager at Houston City Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we are always thankful for your comments and motivates all our staff to always provide a extraordinary tour experience. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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133 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour bus arrived late, way after both of the two different published pickup times. I didn't enjoy the compulsory city tour, but that wasn't their fault. There was confusion over a driver for the trip out to NASA. The minibus was not roadworthy, I do not think a little picture of Jesus is a substitute for airbags, the airbags... More 

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Thank SASG19
Monroe, Louisiana
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very disappointed with the lack of info provided by the city for simple things. For example, the address for the pick up location is the front of a hotel (Marriott). There is no sign or anyone there to tell you where to park or where to catch the bus. I call city tours and got a voice mail... More 

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Scotland
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96 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ok, this was a difficult review to write as we enjoyed it, but it really could have been a whole lot better, read on and I'll explain. The website only shows a Downtown Loop ($29.95 PP) but the flyer shows an Uptown Loop too, which would have been a lot better for us as we were staying in the Royal... More 

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Houstoncitytours, Guest Relations Manager at Houston City Tours, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you , was great to know that you enjoyed our downtown city tour. We had lots of fun sharing our beautiful city with you ! Our uptown city tour is not yet available, for that reason was not a option to buy for your travel dates. Uptown tour will be launched in summer 2017. More 

Hood River, OR
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We booked a tour to NASA for a group of 11. The schedule of the group kept changing and I called the tour company about 6 times. Each time I called Flora (?) was polite and helpful and even when she probably should have told us we were driving her crazy, she didn't. Sorry and thank you for the excellent... More 

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