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Custom & Private New York Tours Inc

New York City, NY 10025
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First Class Memorable Tour

Went to NYC with our three kids (16, 13 and 7) and took an afternoon tour with Cliff on our first... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dkostop
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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Top notch tour

3 generations of my family had a fantastic tour of NYC with Cliff recently. Cliff and his driver... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TTU_TRAVEL_FAN
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Dallas, 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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New York City, NY 10025
Upper West Side

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to NYC with our three kids (16, 13 and 7) and took an afternoon tour with Cliff on our first day there. I have been there several times before as has my wife, but this was our kids' first time in NYC. Cliff was...More

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Custom_and_Private, General Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your review. I couldn't agree with you more! Seriously, (Oh that?) we had a blast and covered a lot of territory. What makes it work is enthusiasm and curiousity on your side and the joy that I get from spending time with guests...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 generations of my family had a fantastic tour of NYC with Cliff recently. Cliff and his driver that day, Eric, picked us up at our airbnb in Tribeca. We got in a very comfortable and spacious van to set off on our tour, We...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled to NYC for the first time .... a family of eight ... girls ages 20, 16, 14, 13, 10 and a toddler son 2 years old ... Our 4 hour tour with Cliff was the highlight of our entire trip ... he and...More

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Custom_and_Private, General Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Yes Yes Yes!! We "did" New York City. What a wonderful day, fun, laughter, the greatest pizza on earth and we took in more sites then you had expected. The children were terrific including that little two year old "monster :)" What a cutie. So...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time. It was good to see the big apple again. Best way to see the city with a private guide.

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

Hi Martha, Thanks very much for your review! "Short and sweet" and most appreciated! Best regards, Cliff

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Cliff was amazing and made our tour of New York the best experience! He was well informed, funny and took us to everything we had hoped to see and experience. He made the experience both fun and entertaining. Two thumbs up!!!More

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

HI Ya!! Well well, isn't that what you expected? Isn't that what we're supposed to do? Sure, and so glad that you both have fun, memorable and informative New York City experiences. That's what makes me happy! Thanks for taking the time to share your...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

My wife and I just returned home after a memorable tour with Cliff Strome. We are still debating which was more enjoyable: the fabulous tour or Cliff himself. He certainly has an extraordinary knowledge of New York. But beyond that, Cliff was energetic, polite, and...More

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Custom_and_Private, Manager at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Hi! I can't decide either whether the tour was better or your guide, humm? Regarding knowledge of New York, energetic, police and hard-charging, sharp wit and lovely sense of humor, I'm not going to let this guy go, Ever! Seriously, thanks so much for your...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018

We took five very important clients on a weekend trip to NYC. We have used Cliff before as he is super funny and his knowledge of NYC is second to none. What Cliff doesn't know about NYC probably isn't worth knowing. He didn't let us...More

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

Hi Tracey, Please accept this short note of gratitude and appreciation for taking the time to share you thoughts on TripAdvisor. Without reviews TripAdvisor couldn't exist. So glad you too had fun. That's very much being one of my repeat clients, thats means so much...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

All of us kids and dad went to NYC for his 80th Birthday. It was a three day celebration that included an incredible personal tour by Cliff. He used his knowledge of the city and its history to provide us with facts and information you...More

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

Hi Rod, I enjoyed every moment of your tour in honor of your dad's 80th. He was so happy to be here with his loving family, who make the effort to honor him so well. He deserved it, nice guy, fun to be with and...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

My wife and I, in our 50’s, have done private tours in a number of U.S. cities and other countries we have visited. This was absolutely, by far and away, the single best private tour experience we have ever had. Our group was 11 people,...More

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

Wow! WOW! Sorry I haven't responded sooner but by the time I got finishing reading your review the snow had melted and I had such an overwhelming rush of joy and complete satisfaction! Such reviews are my biggest paycheck and why I do this "work."...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2017

Cliff kick started our 2017 trip to New York with a five star tour of New York City at Christmas. Cliff was fun, humourous, well informed and quick to adapt to our every request. His “ride” was impeccable and his Driver was a pro at...More

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Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Hi Barbara, You promised that you'd write a review and you wasted no time doing so. That means a lot to me. I appreciate your kindness and so happy that you "came through." It was a pleasure being with Owen and his family too. Best...More

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
...More
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Sheryl C
7 March 2018|
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TripAdvisor guidelines will not permit me to provide the information your are seeking. Just do a google search for private tours in New York City and you'll find what you're looking for Cliff Thank you! Cliff
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ladybirdsAZ
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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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Please contact me directly at 917-334-1806 for details. TripAdvisor has posting guidelines that are limiting Thanks, Cliff Strome
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