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Custom & Private New York Tours Inc

New York City, NY 10025
+1 212-222-1441
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FIVE STAR SERVICE

Just arrived back from NYC. Was impressed with 'Concrete' - does what it says on the tin - good... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
AngelicaBirmingham
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Wales, United Kingdom
BEST IN THE CITY

We have been to NYC several times and taken several kinds of tours, walking, bus, guided and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
smarsh815
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Houston, Texas
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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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“cliff strome” (69 reviews)
“his knowledge” (36 reviews)
“big apple” (39 reviews)
LOCATION
New York City, NY 10025
Upper West Side
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+1 212-222-1441

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Just arrived back from NYC. Was impressed with 'Concrete' - does what it says on the tin - good communication, safe driving, commendable. Well done Concrete.

Thank AngelicaBirmingham
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to NYC several times and taken several kinds of tours, walking, bus, guided and unguided. This was absolutely the best tour ever! The booking, online and on the phone with Aline, was exceptional. She was so helpful in planning the tour and...More

Thank smarsh815
Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled to New York in August 2017 (YES, I’m a little late on this review) this was my son’s first trip (he is 11 years old) to the big apple and we wanted to make sure we saw everything a first timer to New...More

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

HI Tasha, There's no need to apologize for being "late" writing your review! So many make promised and then I just guess life gets in the way. It was a wonderful day and certainly. Rudy, at age 11, is a fine, fun and very energized...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my 83 year old Dad to NYC with me on a business trip. We just lost my mother in July and I wanted an experience that would be magical. Cliff and I communicated several times prior to our tour date carefully planning the...More

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

Hi Sharon, This tour was such a "high" for you, me and especially Bill, your 83 year old dad. This was his dream trip having never been to New York City. Together we planned it well and we giggled watching the enthusiasm and joy that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cliff organized a great day for our family from Italy who does not speak English with a private Italian speaking guide. Rita the tour guide was excellent. My wife and I were on the tour with our family and it was well organized and my...More

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

Hi Joe, So glad that you booked this second tour with us so that the rest of your family from Italy were able to "catch up" with the others, so to speak. Rita is a marvelous guide and as all our foreign language guides we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Daryl and I arrived in New York on August 10, 2017. Our private tour with Cliff was set for August 11, 2017. We were not sure what to expect. Cliff picked us up from our hotel and off we went. We could not have asked...More

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

Hi! We accomplished a lot and really got to see much more then you had expected. Knowing how to cut corners, take the best routes and work around the traffic is a big plus. Planning your tour in advance, together, and making last minute changes...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had visited NYC twice before and very much enjoyed the city, HOWEVER on our third visit this summer (2017) we booked a couple of tours with Cliff. We saw so much more of the city in our tours with him then in our two...More

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

So glad that you took the time to share your tour experiences with the TripAdvisor community. That's what makes it work . . . . "word of mouth." It's always a fun tour with "first timers" as the intensity, wonder and excitement fuels the time...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Annie (our tour guide) was witty, smart and sensitive the needs of our group! Annie took the time to listen to our interests and understand our limitations (some were limited in mobility). Annie provided a rich history and current narrative of all of the locations...More

Thank LT_Traveler_08
Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lance, Thanks for your wonderful review. So glad that you enjoyed the time you spent with Annie touring New York. All our guides are engaging, mature and informative and they all know how to provide wonderful New York experiences. Annie is special and we...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

My Wife and I took our 4 boys to see NYC for the first time. Luckily we found Cliff before we came. Cliff made it easy from the start. Great insights and advice on what to see for our family. With our 4 boys being...More

Thank smkmmiller
Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for posting your review, much appreciated! Yes, Rucker Park was fun for your boys and I was delighted watching such talented young men. Very impressive and who knows, NBA, could be! So glad that you all had fun and enjoyed the time we spent...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I have now used Cliff's services on two occasions. The breath of his knowledge of is without peer. That combined with his sense of humor makes him my absolute go to guy when it comes to touring the Big Apple.More

1  Thank Saul A
Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Your tour was truly a pleasure. Michael, Kathleen and you all were a joy to be with, the enthusiasm was a delight and I regret that we just ran out of time. Thanks again Saul for booking your tour and it was great seeing you...More

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ladybirdsAZ
23 August 2017|
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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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Nataliev1970
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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Best is to go back to TripAdvisor page and look for the obvious answer.
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