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Custom & Private New York Tours Inc

New York City, NY 10025
+1 212-222-1441
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That Cliff!

I had never been to NYC before and was a little intimidated, until I met Cliff! He was so full of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jilldolloff
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Midland, Texas
NYC - Lay of the Land, and MORE.

I can't say enough great things about this experience, with Cliff / Custom & Private NYC... read more

Reviewed 1 week 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 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)
“private tour” (68 reviews)
“his knowledge” (36 reviews)
LOCATION
New York City, NY 10025
Upper West Side
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+1 212-222-1441

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had never been to NYC before and was a little intimidated, until I met Cliff! He was so full of energy and information! We spent eight hours in the heart of the city and I learned so much and saw so much! I saw...More

Thank jilldolloff
Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hey Jill. So nice of you to take the time to share your tour experiences with the TripAdvisor community. I appreciate your kind words and expressions of praise. I do hope that Rhonda enjoyed her tour as much as you :). It was a pleasure...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough great things about this experience, with Cliff / Custom & Private NYC Tours. This was our 2nd time to NYC and because we didn't know when we would return again - and didn't want to miss anything (it had been 15...More

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

Thanks Mark! You had told me that your time with your daughter Chelsea and Renee, your wife was limited in "The City" and that you didn't know if and when you'd have the opportunity to return so . . . since your enthusiasm to make...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you to Aline for setting us up with Marta and our wonderful driver! Marta is a real New Yorker who knew so many details about all the areas of NYC and gave us so much information about the history of the city as well...More

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

Marta is an excellent guide, Emerit is a fantastic chauffeur and Aline is a wonderful office manager. I couldn't do it without them and it's wonderful when our guests acknowledge our efforts. Thank you! Cliff

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cliff showed us - 2 families with 4 teenagers (12 to 15 years) - highlights of New York. We went to Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn Heights, Wall Street, 9/11 Memorial, Top of the Rock and as a final highlight to Harlem. But it was much more...More

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

Hi Peter, Thanks for sharing your tour experience with me in German and English! I don't understand German but I'm assuming that you wrote similar sentiments in the German version! It was truly a pleasure having coffee sitting outside in Harlem after our tour. All...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an amazing 2 days in New York with Cliff during our stay. His extensive knowledge of the City, including landmarks, tourist attractions, and historical information is remarkable. I would highly recommend Cliff for those who are looking for an honest and dependable guide...More

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

Ashlee, "Time flies when you're having fun!" And you're two tours flew by, swish!!! Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the TripAdvisor community! I appreciate you taking a few moments to provide others with great touring advice. :) Cliff

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cliff. Not enough words to express how good he is. First, he keeps his promises and never disappoints. His heart is in this city. We have been to New York several times but I’ve never seen the heart of New York City like this. Cliff...More

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

Thanks for your review! Your title says it all! Cliff

Reviewed 6 October 2017

I have visited NYC many times but was visiting on this trip with my mother and sister who had not seen much of the city. I contacted Cliff well in advance of our trip and with his expert help, we crafted a wonderful 5 hour...More

Thank Janet R
Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

So glad you both enjoyed your tour, it was a pleasure! Sharing your experience with the TripAdvisor community is what makes it possible for others to make the right choices for their travel experiences. Thanks for sharing yours. Best regards, Cliff

Reviewed 27 September 2017

Cliff organized a wonderful half day tour of the city for my wife and I, and went out of his way to ensure we enjoyed our tour. Cliff is a great storyteller which gives a delightful view of life in New York, both past and...More

Thank Jim A
Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thanks very much for your glowing review. That's what keeps us busy and it's much appreciated! Best regards, Cliff

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great time with my Mom and sister on this guided tour by Cliff. We selected several sites to see and made it to all of them. The driver was fantastic.

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Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Thank you for posting your review, I do appreciate that very much. I'm delighted that you all enjoyed your tour and thanks for acknowledging my driver too. I'll pass it along. Best regards, Cliff

Reviewed 23 September 2017

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
Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Hi Angelica, Reviews help TripAdvisor members make the best choices for their vacation plans and your review certainly is very helpful. We appreciate that you have provided your review. It helps us to provide others with similar experiences. Best, Cliff

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ladybirdsAZ
24 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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KPPerez
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Best is to go back to TripAdvisor page and look for the obvious answer.
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