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Streetwise New York Tours

New York City, NY
+1 347-327-6063
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We took all 5 Walking Tours which are available for guests of the Pod-Hotels and they were amazing... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Johannes T
Streetwise New York Tour

We were in New York with our eldest and middle adult daughters. Best walking/train tour ever... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sue P
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Most walking tours point and stare at New York-with Streetwise New York, you live it! Streetwise New York explores neighborhoods, recounts history and studies contrast--but does so knowing that New York’s essence isn’t listed in guidebooks or displayed in museums. The true New York is melted into slices of pizza, hidden in subways, and carried in the ever-changing stories of its 8.5 million people.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We took all 5 Walking Tours which are available for guests of the Pod-Hotels and they were amazing. We are a couple from Austria who visited New York for the first time and because of these tours we saw a lot of things besides the...More

Thank Johannes T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in New York with our eldest and middle adult daughters. Best walking/train tour ever. Thanks

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Pod 51 which arranged these Streetwise walking tours. Ours went around the Dumbo area of Brooklyn. My daughter is in her early twenties, I'm alot older. We both found Dan's commentary fascinating. He covered just enough of everything - recent history, sociology,...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the Wednesday Central Park tour with David from Pod 39; David provided helpful tips on how to navigate the subway system and I was then comfortable to use it on my own over the next few days. David provided a fun, well informed tour...More

Thank MH_Toronto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in New York on a Wednesday night and took Dan's tour the following morning as a way to get our bearings. Dan picked us up at our TriBeCa hotel and was the perfect guide . I really liked that it was so personal...More

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Reviewed 11 May 2017

When we met Dan in the afternoon, I asked him to adapt the tour to meet the needs of a young guest that was in NY for the first time. He showed us around the Lower East Side, Chinatown, and Little Italy and was so...More

Thank dburkej
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Sonya was an excellent guide to the city. Organised by the Pod hotel she showed us how to manage the subway and get to the Chelsea markets Meatpacking area then then Highline to the Manhattan. Her knowledge of the history and buildings was brilliant and...More

Thank Ewelsy
Reviewed 25 April 2017

I really enjoyed the Chinatown and lower East Side Street Art walking tour with my guide Sonya. Lots of quirky information about the area and lots of background knowledge of the street art which was great. I ended up with some cool photos for my...More

Thank rachel0376
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Andrew customized the tour to our interests and comfort level of walking. He shared great information and engaging history to each of the areas we toured. We highly recommend this way to get the best feel for the real NYC areas.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We met Dan at the Essex Street Market from which he commenced a 3-hour tour of the Lower East Side, Chinatown, Little Italy, Soho and Greenwich Village for the two of us. His style is friendly and the tour is packed with plenty of facts...More

Thank AussieHubbyWife
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and
smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like
entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle
that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
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I will be in NY with my two teenage children on 7/9. Looking for a tour to see 9/11 memorial, Central Park, etc. how does this work?
4 May 2017|
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Response from streetwiseny | Property representative |
Hi. We offer customized, private tours. Send us an email and I can give you more details about how our tours work. We can come up with a route that will help you to see as much as possible on your tour.
Dawn L
My teenage grandson and I are visiting NYC soon. We would like to tour some of the neighborhoods like Chinatown & Little Italy. How many people do you typically book for a tour and what is the cost? Thanks.
15 April 2017|
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Response from streetwiseny | Property representative |
Hi Dawn, Our rates for a private group of up to 4 people are $200 for 3 hours, $275 for 4.5 hours, or $350 for 6 hours.
Hi there! I am hoping to book a tour with you. I hope to have friends from Germany coming in June. How quickly do you book up? How much can be seen in 6 hours? Can you pick us up and drop us off at Central Station? Thankyou, Allyson
13 December 2016|
Response from streetwiseny | Property representative |
Hi Allyson. Our tours are customized so we can come up with a route based on your interests. Send us a private message or email and I can write you in more detail.