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Custom & Private New York Tours Inc

New York City, NY 10025
+1 212-222-1441
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Still Basking in our Tour of NYC

We were in the city for our grandson's college graduation, decided to tour the city, but did not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Annette B
Amazing! Everything we asked and so much more!!!

Cliff, Thank you!!!! It was such a treat to be toured around by a true New Yorker! You did a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Providing memorable, engaging, fun and informative tour experiences in New York City is our passion. By targeting our guest's interests, preferences and whims by collaborating with them enables us to create perfect tour itineraries. Every tour focuses on our guest's specific desires ensuring that everyone will enjoy experiences on the highest level of satisfaction due to our fastidious attention to detail. An experienced, enthusiastic and informative licensed New York City guide will meet you and yours at the time and place you wish together with a chauffeured luxury vehicle, sized to accommodate your group. You will be captured by an entertaining presentation of "the story" at each site as well as sites along the way in the most entertaining and amusing way. We stimulate conversation and questions providing informative answers within a social and cordial atmosphere. Whether you are planning a first visit with friends and family, an anniversary celebration, a corporate event, a college candidate's orientation or any special occasion, even a marriage proposal, we create the perfect experience delivering outcomes beyond your expectations. Accommodating those with special needs such as walking challenges is never a problem for us navigating to minimizing walking. Our staff of licensed New York City guides speak over fourteen languages enabling us to embrace a global audience and fill the needs of those who prefer tours conducted in their native language. Let's plan your tour built around you topical (architecture, history, famous people, neighborhoods, etc.) interests as well as your site requests. We ensure that your time with Custom & Private will enable you to take home a piece of The Big Apple in your head and heart as well. Thank you!
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the city for our grandson's college graduation, decided to tour the city, but did not want to be on a bus with 40-50 other people. So we booked 4 hours with Cliff Strome, Custom & Private New York Tours, Inc. What a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cliff, Thank you!!!! It was such a treat to be toured around by a true New Yorker! You did a fabulous job explaining all the sights with a story in super interesting ways. We felt like family as you connected with each one of us...More

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Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Gina, thanks so much for sharing your experience with TripAdvisor viewers who are seeking similar private tour experiences in New York City. Your review is most appreciated and I'm so delighted that you all had such a wonderful time. Creating memories is a big part...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cliff Strome is a New Yorker. He loves his city and knows the history in a personal and exciting way. We could never have seen or heard the stories of this huge and diverse city on our own. It was a dull day but Cliff...More

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Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey Pat! So glad that we were able to turn a glum weather day into a fun time for all, and that includes me too! I can't imagine traveling to New Zealand some day because I don't think I could endure the flight. So glad...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Couldn't have asked for a better tour and guide. Extended family of 9 people (2 seniors, 3 adults, 4 teens) from Canada....and Cliff made us completely forget the inclement weather on this day and simply not want the tour to end. He was professional, funny,...More

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Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Well, well, well! One wonderfully written review after another. I'm very impressed, perhaps you had better English teachers than I. I'm flattered and delighted that you shared your tour experience on TripAdvisor and am very appreciative. Thank you very much and I wish you all...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first called Cliff with a mile-a-minute explanation of all the things I wanted to do and see while in NY and with the worry of how to do it with my 80-year-old aunt and my eight-year-old son in tow. That's a big disparity in...More

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Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I've been procrastinating my response to review because I doubt very much that it'll be nearly as good :) Thank you very much for your wonderfully written and precisely worded review of your tour. Taking the time to sit down and write provides a terrific...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Cliff Strome is a wealth of knowledge about NYC and life - and knows humour is the best way to make a point. He catered to our trip in ways I could never have imagined. This was not my first or second time to visit...More

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Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It was about as good as it gets . . . guests who are enthusiastic, inquisitive and energized to see the sites and have a wonderful time doing so. That's what fuels me and my team of excellent licensed New York City guides to continue...More

Reviewed 10 May 2017

We had the best time with Cliff and I would recommended him to anyone wanting to discover new York, no matter what your interest Cliff will know what to do and where to go.

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Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Hi Usala, Thanks very much for taking the time to write a little review. Brevity is a virtue :) Kind regards and wish you many safe and pleasant journerys Cliff

Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Over the TOP Good The world should experience NYC like this I cant wait to come back with people from South Africa to experience what I experienced Thank you Cliff

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Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thanks Xavier for your review. I'm delighted that you had a wonderful time during your tour and hope to see you again. With kind regards, Cliff

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

After my husband and I had a wonderful tour with Cliff back in December, I immediately booked him again for a trip with my mom and sisters. This would be their first time in the city, and our time was extremely limited (only one day...More

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Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Ashley, your review is most appreciated!! Why? Because it's all true :) Seriously, I'm flattered and delighted that you all had such a wonderful time and this time your mother came along with all three lovely daughters. Thank you so much for sharing your experiences...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

College roommate reunion/girl's weekend in NYC March '17! Cliff took us out on a late Saturday morning 4 hour tour - and what a tour it was! Started at Grand Central, with MANY points of interest (Chrysler Bldg, Central Park, Radio City, etc), including one...More

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Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Hi KG, So glad that I had the opportunity to spend the time touring New York with three lovely ladies! I'm delighted that you had a wonderful time, as I, and that we were able to see all the sites that you had requested. Thank...More

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Nataliev1970
Hi Coming to New York in early march and would like to book a 2 day private tour Can you assist with this
28 December 2016|
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Response from Custom_and_Private | Property representative |
Please contact me directly at 917-334-1806 for details. TripAdvisor has posting guidelines that are limiting Thanks, Cliff Strome
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KPPerez
Hi Cliff! Possibly taking a trip to NYC with my 2 boys (6) and (8) in December. How do I contact you? Thanks! Kelly
14 August 2016|
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Response from Custom_and_Private | Property representative |
Best is to go back to TripAdvisor page and look for the obvious answer.
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Hilary P
We are a group of 6 seniors, one of whom has difficulty walking far. We have almost a whole day to kill while waiting for our flight from JFK to Canada. Could you organise a tour for us departing from our hotel at the airport and getting us back in time for a 21.30 flight? Some of us have never been to NY before, one person has been a couple of times and the non-walker once. What would be the cost?
5 July 2016|
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Response from Custom_and_Private | Property representative |
Thanks for your inquiry, much appreciated. WE recommend that your tour begin in Manhattan, not much to see between JFK and Manhattan. Mercedes Van can meet you at airport and transfer you all to Manhattan for $295. You'll... More
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