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The Original London Sightseeing Tour

| The Original London Visitor Centre, London SW18 1TB, England
+44 20 8877 1722
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Experience the best of London aboard The Original Tour's famous red open-top buses. London's most popular sightseeing tour offers its guests the ultimate introduction to the capital and includes entertaining English-speaking guides, an unrivalled fleet of superb modern buses, three main tour routes, two of which offer full multi-lingual commentary, 3 fascinating free walking tours, a fantastic free Thames Hop-on Hop-off river cruise pass, and an exclusive Kids' Club. All hop-on hop-off tickets are valid for 24-hours or 48-hours across over 80 conveniently located stops
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
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“yellow route” (291 reviews)
“live commentary” (262 reviews)
“hop on hop” (266 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| The Original London Visitor Centre, London SW18 1TB, England
St. James's
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1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Bad staff had to change buses at Westminster very disapointing you have to know where u want to go the trip included a cruise from Westminster to Greenwich whi was nice but its 1 hr each way if u wanted the east end Jack the...More

Thank LORIAN65
TheOriginalTourLDN, Manager at The Original London Sightseeing Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear LORIAN65, We have noticed you have reviewed us twice. Thank you very much for your review. I'm sorry to hear that your experience was not positive. Please could you send us some more information on what date you took the tour and the bus...More

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Thank LORIAN65
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Walked and waited for almost two hours trying to find the hop on-hop off bus included with my London Pass. Finally gave up and just booked a ticket when this Original bus showed up. They're a stapke, right?! Wrong. We've used Original on past vacations...More

Thank Passport-Maven
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour of London. Hop on hop off is the great way to do all things you wish to visit. The only downside is the Blue route, times need looked at!!! We waited half an hour in the pouring rain (No shelter!)....More

Thank Travel0vers
TheOriginalTourLDN, Manager at The Original London Sightseeing Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Travel0vers, Thank you so much for your review. I'm sorry to hear that your experience was not entirely positive. The Original Tour operates a leisurely sightseeing service with our T1 and T2 Yellow routes covering London’s most popular attractions. We also offer supplementary tours...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Absolute great time on this tour, bought a ticket from the Trafalgar Square office and was given all the information needed. From what I can see, the yellow line is the main tour you need to go on. They come every 10-20 mins and some...More

Thank Jason K
TheOriginalTourLDN, Manager at The Original London Sightseeing Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Jason K, Thanks so much for your lovely review. We are very proud of our team and it really is great to hear about your experience of our tour and the staff who you met on the day. Hope we can welcome you back...More

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Thank Andrew D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Original Tour is a great sightseeing option. You can buy a 24 hour ticket that also includes a great and funny river cruise.

Thank Anna M
TheOriginalTourLDN, Manager at The Original London Sightseeing Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Anna M, Thank you so much for your review and we are glad to hear you enjoyed your time on our tour. Hope we can welcome you back onto our buses one day! Best wishes from us all at The Original Tour

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided that the best way to get an overview of the city and the hundreds of sights, was to do a "hop on hop off" tour. We decided on using The Original Tour based on a recommendation and we're glad we did. We booked...More

Thank Raychsmithnz
TheOriginalTourLDN, Manager at The Original London Sightseeing Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Raychsmithnz, Thanks so much for your lovely review; it really is great to hear about your experience of our tour. Hope we can welcome you back onto our buses one day! Best wishes from us all at The Original Tour

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Alex H
21 October 2017|
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Response from QueenieV64 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a one day ticket is minimum buy.
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doodlebugz
3 September 2017|
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Response from Debie H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we did the same with Tesco vouchers and I think you probably could cash them in at any key point, but good enough a driver let us on at traffic lights on the way to a key point and done them for us when we stopped at the... More
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kanana86
Where can I get a refund? Absolutely a terrible service. I live in London and have used other companies before but like to switch around. I had family visiting and opted for this company. Nobody informed us of the route changes. We stood like idiots in a few points waiting to be picked up. I know to a certain point protests are out of your hands guys but its your job to inform paying customers they're not getting what they paid for or of changes in your services (ex have someone stand in the points of pick up the service is never coming or send an email). We paid for this bus and ended up riding tubes and buses because you couldn't even have the decency to answer the damn phone. When after walking for hours I finally made it to waiting for the purple route at 7:45 pm (was never told there wouldn't be one at this hour because when they sell you the tickets they say the last bus is 9 pm, so you assume it applies to all busses). A reimbursement should be the minimum courtesy I should get, it was a wasted last day in London for my relative visiting. He even missed a walking tour with a different company as we took a ridiculous detour for 20-30 min in the opposite direction (back on westminster bridge through God knows where), which I get is not your fault, I get it, but the problem is NOT INFORMING YOUR CUSTOMERS. We could have gotten off before but didn't know what was going on.
2 July 2017|
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Response from Carol F | Reviewed this property |
Get on Twitter and tell everyone. I too waited at bus stops where the route had changed...even if no staff to be there and tell you, surely some info on the bus stop sign would be minimum courtesy?
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