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Alamo Trolley Tours

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Address: 321 Alamo Plz, San Antonio, TX 78205-2633
Phone Number: +1 210-247-0238
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We did the two day hopper pass with tickets to the tower of America and river barge tour. The trolley tour was very nice and helpful. Our driver and tour guide Ginny was very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the two day hopper pass with tickets to the tower of America and river barge tour. The trolley tour was very nice and helpful. Our driver and tour guide Ginny was very knowledgeable of the town and a very safe driver. We enjoyed our 2 days on the trolley. Our driver Ginny also gave us some places to... More 

Thank chevyman1961
Lake Zurich, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We started our San Antonio adventure by using the Alamo Trolley Tours. It's across the street from the Alamo. It took us to various places like Mission San Jose, Guenther House in the King William district, La Villita, Texas Institute of Cultures and other places. The tour guides provide an ongoing historical lecture about the many stops. Jump off and... More 

Thank WillHildebrandt
Fort Worth, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This company is a joke. They took my money, and I was never given the services I paid for. I was unable to get on the one bus they had running the two days I had my tour package because the driver refused to follow the tour schedule. I was given a phone number to call the office if I... More 

Thank michelle_us_14
Burlington, Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trolley makes the rounds of most of the major places to visit: Alamo Plaza, Hemisphere Park, La Villita, Mission San Jose, Mission Concepcion, The historic district, Mexican Market and Civic square. During our visit, it was running on a 1 hr. loop schedule, and we didn't find that to be a problem, but during busier seasons the extra frequency... More 

Thank George D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family took the Grand Tour. The Grand Tour is a full day and there's a mission tour which is half a day. The Grand Tour encompassed two missions Saint Fernando Cathedral the market shopping and restaurant District , the Japanese tea garden, Riverwalk boat tour. Our guide was fantastic and very knowledgeable and we all had a spectacular time

Thank Jerry S
Wellsville, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good tour, from Alamo to the Missions. Driver gives constant talk on city and history of area. Highlights of city.

Thank Grandma47
Greensboro, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We generally use a HOHO tour in the cities we visit. Alamo fit our budget and schedule. Since we were unsure about the weather we chose a vehicle that was enclosed vs open. The trolley was fully air conditioned and the driver's comments easy to hear. There was only one bus on the route, so you had to finish within... More 

Thank Eric K
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We checked out several options before deciding on this tour company - after we bought the tickets we were told they only had one trolley working and that there would be a hour between stops. We waited almost 45 minutes for the trolley. We needed the second day because we couldn't see everything we wanted to see in one day.... More 

Thank Alison P
Lexington, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Your pass is good all day & included a 2nd day pass. The "loop" of all stops takes about an hour if you stay on the trolley. Then we "hopped off" on the next loop The Market (El Mercado) for an hour. Tomorrow we will at least go to Mission San Jose, possibly more. There are 7 total stops (hop... More 

Thank poptopEBS
Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We bought the package that offered second day. First day was great but we couldn't see everything. Second day ee waited an hour for a trolley that never showed even though their driver the day before said they operated that day. Their brochure had inactive contact numbers do we couldn't call. We ended up driving to the remaining sites. Recommend... More 

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