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Custom & Private New York Tours Inc

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Great tour guide for native New Yorkers!

My husband and I booked a 4-hour walking tour with Cliff to celebrate our first anniversary. We... read more

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Chelsey P
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Just Amazing!!

wow!.... were do I start (apart from apologies this is sooo late!) Cliff was absolutely outstanding... read more

Reviewed 6 days 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...more
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New York City, NY 10025
Upper West Side
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I booked a 4-hour walking tour with Cliff to celebrate our first anniversary. We both love doing walking tours when we travel to foreign cities and have always wanted to do one in our home city. Cliff is a true New Yorker,...More

Thank Chelsey P
Reviewed 6 days ago

wow!.... were do I start (apart from apologies this is sooo late!) Cliff was absolutely outstanding and thoroughly entertaining as our tour guide from start to finish, our family had a wonderful time, there was no awkward silences. Our days were fun packed and informative...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We couldn't have found a better tour guide than Cliff Strome! The weather was inclimate, but we made the best of it and had a great time! Cliff was very knowledgeable and quite the entertainer. Thanks

Thank Rodney M
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This was our first trip to New York City. We were so excited to see the sites. We couldn’t have had a better tour guide. Cliff made the tour very educational and memorable. He was so knowledgeable about the city. Cliff, thank you for an...More

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Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hi Kristen! Many thanks for sharing your tour experience with the TripAdvisor community! The girls are terrific, attentive, fun and so well behaved. It was truly a pleasure to spend the day with "you'll" :) All the best, Cliff

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This was my second tour with Cliff and it was just as great as the first one . We had two younger ones in our group ( ages 7 and 9 ) and Cliff picked the perfect sites to see for them and us ....More

Thank Claudia R
Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Hi Claudia, From the minute I saw you that morning surrounded by your sister with all the children, I knew this was going to be a day that would never be forgotten! Everything clicked in perfectly. The children was wonderful, interested, curious and very precocious....More

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We only had a short amount of time in NYC and had a long list of things we wanted to see. Some were typical tourist attractions and some were off the beaten path. Cliff was able to show us everything we asked for and more....More

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Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thanks so much for your review. Taking the time to write reviews, such as yours enables members of the TripAdvsor community make the best choices that are right for them. I'm delighted that you have fond memories of your tour, because that's my "biggest paycheck!"

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

My sister, niece, friend and I just completed a two-day tour of NYC with Cliff Strome. Cliff provided us with lots of historical tidbits, as well as showing us many relevant sites in all five boroughs. We enjoyed two fun-filled days from this wonderful tour...More

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Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Hi Judy, Thanks so much for taking the time to share your tour experience with the TripAdvisor community. I have one comment I'd like to share with you. We didn't visit all five boroughs we were mainly in Manhattan although with all the varying neighborhoods...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great experience using Custom & Private New York Tours Inc. Cliff was great with email communication months before our trip and a phone call to discuss what type of sights my family wanted to see. He arrived right on time to our...More

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Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Hi Christina, Thanks for posting your review, much appreciated. Most folks request more sites then we can do however we did accomplish quite a bit. It was most important that you didn't miss the Circle Line departure and they do serve snacks and hot dogs....More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

The best compliment I can give is that my 13 year old son and 11&10 year old daughters all said it was the best day ever. Cliff showed us so much. He was super knowledgeable and engaging. I can not recommend this trip enough!!!!

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Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hi Chris, The best compliment I can give is that you've got three very smart kids :) Thanks for sharing, Best, Cliff

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Best way to see most of the major sites in NYC and to gain an understanding of NYC history and development. All this in a few short hours. Cliff is a walking NYC encyclopedia.

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Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thanks for posting your review Russell! I'm very flattered and so glad that you all enjoyed the time we spent together. Wishing you all many safe and pleasant journeys for years and years to come, Best regards, Cliff

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American Museum of Natural History, which has been
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Sheryl C
7 March 2018|
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Response from Custom_and_Private | Property representative |
TripAdvisor guidelines will not permit me to provide the information your are seeking. Just do a google search for private tours in New York City and you'll find what you're looking for Cliff Thank you! Cliff
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ladybirdsAZ
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Response from Saul A | Reviewed this property |
Cliff's rate is $295/hr with a 4 hour minimum. He does not charge by the person. Assuming that you do four hours each day you are looking at a total of $2400 for the two days. Expensive but worth it!
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Please contact me directly at 917-334-1806 for details. TripAdvisor has posting guidelines that are limiting Thanks, Cliff Strome
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