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Address: Houston, TX 77098
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Lots of history here at 6 Flags

We were met on the corner of Dallas and Crawford. The hop-on-hop-off bus arrived at 10AM. We passed by the downtown, courts, museums and midtown areas. Our guide, Antonio, was... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 July 2016
Flounder B
Hayward, California
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Huntly, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Phoned in to book and were told that the bus runs only at 10.00 am for 1 loop. As we were staying out of town we could not make it into town for this time. How can you call it a "hop on, hop off bus" when it never returns. 7 disappointed guest on a one-off trip to Houston without... More 

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Cricklade, England
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271 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The city tour was fine - but the visit to NASA was really 'out of this world' - it was the high point on our visit to Texas - utterly brilliant

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

If you're a tourist or anyone for that matter don't do this tour. The most boring bus tour I have ever done, and I've travelled all around the world ! The tour guide did his best to make the place sound exciting, but he's really scraping the end of the barrel on a place like Houston

3 Thank jaydent2016
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288 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We enjoyed an upper seat on this double decker tour bus, with Antonio as our host and tour guide. As new residents of Houston, it was an interesting tour with lots of information and tidbits of trivia about Texas and Houston thrown in for good measure. Other than a few low-lying branches, the day was perfect to ride top-side. Complimentary... More 

2 Thank Diane R
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting NASA was always going to be one of my highlights of a trip to Houston. I decided to combine the city tour and NASA, to get an idea of Houston City and get taken to NASA Space Center and back. The tickets were $79, which seemed like a waste, as tickets for NASA are only $25. The hour plus... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

A good overview of downtown Houston. More info about the architecture would improve this tour. Open-air double decker bus. Overhanging branches of trees can be bothersome if you aren't paying attention. A few stops along the way for photo opportunities and hop on- hop off. Bring plenty of water, sunscreen, and a hat if taking the tour in the blistering... More 

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Hayward, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We were met on the corner of Dallas and Crawford. The hop-on-hop-off bus arrived at 10AM. We passed by the downtown, courts, museums and midtown areas. Our guide, Antonio, was very informative on the various buildings. We stopped at the bridge where an architect asked children their impressions of several topics. The drawings are now engraved in 7 towers by... More 

1 Thank Flounder B
San Juan, null, Puerto Rico
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47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

No stars, would NOT recommend it. Bad service, bad tour guide. FIrst of all, be careful regarding where do you want to be picked up, as they may change according to days and you have to guess and call beforehand. After waiting for over 30 minutes under the sun at the Sam Houston monument, I call and they basically tell... More 

2 Thank SLR879
Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
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277 reviews
178 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Uhm, not sure about this "deal" from viator. The tour starts in front of the Hilton Hotel but not really in front of the hotel. When you face the hotel intrance, there is a street on your right hand side. Attached to the hotel is a restaurant. On the corner of the right handed street and in front of the... More 

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

We understand that our city needs to improve infrastructure for tourism, for that reason we always be there for you. Thank you for using our services , was great to share with you our city , On our tour you received a 90 minute guided tour with many interesting areas full of history and fun facts. We provided round trip... More 

Danvers MA
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130 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This tour was a good overview of the city. They pointed out things of interest. We sat on the top level. I will say the pick up point was very confusing, it was at the back of the Hilton Hotel, but that was never mentioned, good thing we had a phone. The exchange point was changed (by them), but they... More 

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

Thank you so much for your message, we understand our city needs more tourism infrastructure to indicate tour pick up points , for this reason our tour guides and drivers are always there for you to inform and welcome all our visitors. We take pride on our city and service and is always great to receive your good reviews. Thanks... More 

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