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  • Excellent1%
  • Very good6%
  • Average7%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible71%
24 Apr 2017
“Use another hop of bus tour”
10 Sep 2016
“Worst bus ever, go with the red city tour bus”
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Piazza Dell'Esquilino 6, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 06 4878 6601
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

This blue bus tour uses old buses and they do not come as frequently as other hop on and hop off buses in Rome. I personally did not have any issues but I witnessed one couple who were prevented from hopping back onto the bus...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I had the 48 pass and put up with them, it was awful. Buses are in horrible condition and take forever. Really! they take so long that I would consistently see 4 or 5 of the red City Sightseeing buses while waiting for City Roma...More

Thank Emilio A
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Broken head phone sockets, dirty missed the Vatican, appalling! Wish I checked trip advisor before hand! Tired old bus shame we picked this one 😬

Thank Luke B
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Where to begin? Waiting more than 45 minutes outside Termini Station for just one Ciao Roma bus to drive by (while the competitors bus stopped at least six times?)? Or finally having a bus show up and you worry you'll get a strange disease from...More

3  Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

We bought their ticket at 9 in the morning, for a 1day ticket we were told that they'll drop us back in the Colosseo. We finished the tour atvthe Vatican around 4:30. whenever we tried to hop on the bus, we were told that they...More

2  Thank Fredrich G
Reviewed 25 December 2014

The quality of service for this bus company is poor. The maintenance of the listening devices is clearly not an obligation. My friend along with the passengers behind us did not have working stations and started jokingly giving our own explanations of the attraction. When...More

2  Thank Jeanette J
Reviewed 6 December 2014

when the head girl, and myself are doing city breaks, we do like to walk, but we also like to use the open top hop on hop off buses, you see the cities from a different perspective, ciao roma open top bus in rome is...More

Thank john f
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Good way to see Rome but the combination of a protest march and a rainy december meant we didn't get the full benefit The audio commentary can be hit and miss But a good way to get to see most of the sites

Thank Colin S
Reviewed 30 November 2014

We took this tour bus at the suggestion of the hotel concierge because it was the "closest." Do not take this bus. The buses are old; the headphones don't work. The drivers and the staff are not helpful. There are not as many locations as...More

1  Thank Alice I
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Ciao Roma Open Tours is a Sham!! Dodgy audio, headphones don't work, worn out dirty buses, staff are rude and a long time between buses. This mob are a total shamozzle, it spoilt our day. Don't let it spoil yours. Don't take the Ciao Roma...More

1  Thank Brenno61
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Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only
way to describe the Esquilino neighbourhood. The
Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas
in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s
famous seven hills. From an ancient neighbourhood to
its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub,
Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot
vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up
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