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Address: Houston, TX 77098
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+1 832-388-8434
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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USD 79.95*
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NASA's Space Center Houston and City Sightseeing Tour
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Houston Sightseeing Tour and Galveston Day Trip
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Houston Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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A bit expensive but interesting

It was raining, so instead of the double-decker bus we had a tiny shuttle bus with about 15 seats. We couldn't find the bus stop - it's not marked, and no one at the Hilton was... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ellary M
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The Woodlands, Texas
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The Woodlands, Texas
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75 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was raining, so instead of the double-decker bus we had a tiny shuttle bus with about 15 seats. We couldn't find the bus stop - it's not marked, and no one at the Hilton was sure of where to direct us. We by chance found the guide as we were going to and fro trying to figure out where... More 

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Thank Ellary M
Houstoncitytours, Manager at Houston City Tours, responded to this review

Dear friend in Houston City Tours we always look for you comfort and because of the storms and rain we decided to provide service on a. Covered bus and not in a open top for your own safety. We are working with the city authorities to get more street signs. Prices are affordable taking in consideration all the services including... More 

Huntly, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Phoned in to book and were told that the bus runs only at 10.00 am for 1 loop. As we were staying out of town we could not make it into town for this time. How can you call it a "hop on, hop off bus" when it never returns. 7 disappointed guest on a one-off trip to Houston without... More 

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Houstoncitytours, Guest Relations Manager at Houston City Tours, responded to this review

Dear friend, Thank you for your message ! This past Sunday March 19 because the spring break events at the museum district & Tour de Houston, the city's annual fundraising bike ride. Many of the streets on our tour route where closed. For this reason ,some of our tours where postponed , we are always available to provide additional tour... More 

Cricklade, England
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271 reviews
183 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The city tour was fine - but the visit to NASA was really 'out of this world' - it was the high point on our visit to Texas - utterly brilliant

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Houstoncitytours, Public Relations Manager at Houston City Tours, responded to this review

Dear friend, Thank you for your message , we are delighted that you enjoyed our tour service and mention you extraordinary experience at the Space Center . We look forward to serve you again in the near future !! More 

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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

If you're a tourist or anyone for that matter don't do this tour. The most boring bus tour I have ever done, and I've travelled all around the world ! The tour guide did his best to make the place sound exciting, but he's really scraping the end of the barrel on a place like Houston

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3 Thank jaydent2016
Houstoncitytours, Manager at Houston City Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the tour as you said we did a good service and you where desapointed with the city not with our service. We can ensure you Houston is a vibrant and great city. The magic of travel is to find positive things in every place you go. Thank you! More 

USA
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297 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We enjoyed an upper seat on this double decker tour bus, with Antonio as our host and tour guide. As new residents of Houston, it was an interesting tour with lots of information and tidbits of trivia about Texas and Houston thrown in for good measure. Other than a few low-lying branches, the day was perfect to ride top-side. Complimentary... More 

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2 Thank Diane R
Houstoncitytours, Guest Relations Manager at Houston City Tours, responded to this review

Dear friend, Thank you for your message ! We are glad and happy that you enjoyed so much our tour service, we always appreciate your comments and we feel great that you as a new Houston resident found our tour informative and had a perfect day. We look forward to serve you again !!! Best, Houston City Tours More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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341 reviews
160 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting NASA was always going to be one of my highlights of a trip to Houston. I decided to combine the city tour and NASA, to get an idea of Houston City and get taken to NASA Space Center and back. The tickets were $79, which seemed like a waste, as tickets for NASA are only $25. The hour plus... More 

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2 Thank Andrew S
Houstoncitytours, Public Relations Manager at Houston City Tours, responded to this review

Dear friend, Thank you for your message ! We are glad and happy that you enjoyed so much our 90 complimentary city tour, we always appreciate your comments and we feel that more time at the space center is great, The 25 + miles distance between Houston and The space center ,reduces a little the time you spend there. Including... More 

Bloomington, Illinois
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95 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

A good overview of downtown Houston. More info about the architecture would improve this tour. Open-air double decker bus. Overhanging branches of trees can be bothersome if you aren't paying attention. A few stops along the way for photo opportunities and hop on- hop off. Bring plenty of water, sunscreen, and a hat if taking the tour in the blistering... More 

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3 Thank Suzanne35691
Houstoncitytours, Guest Relations Manager at Houston City Tours, responded to this review

Dear friend, Thank you for your message ! We are glad and happy that you enjoyed so much our tour service, we always appreciate your comments and we feel great that you found our tour as a good overview of downtown Houston . We provide complimentary water and yes is a great idea to bring a hat and your preferred... More 

Hayward, California
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377 reviews
111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We were met on the corner of Dallas and Crawford. The hop-on-hop-off bus arrived at 10AM. We passed by the downtown, courts, museums and midtown areas. Our guide, Antonio, was very informative on the various buildings. We stopped at the bridge where an architect asked children their impressions of several topics. The drawings are now engraved in 7 towers by... More 

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Houstoncitytours, Guest Relations Manager at Houston City Tours, responded to this review

Dear friend, Thank you for your message ! We are glad and happy that you enjoyed our tour service, we always appreciate your comments and we feel great that you found our tour informative and enjoyed the downtown architecture. We look forward to serve you again !!! Respectfully, Houston City Tours More 

San Juan, null, Puerto Rico
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47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

No stars, would NOT recommend it. Bad service, bad tour guide. FIrst of all, be careful regarding where do you want to be picked up, as they may change according to days and you have to guess and call beforehand. After waiting for over 30 minutes under the sun at the Sam Houston monument, I call and they basically tell... More 

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Houstoncitytours, Public Relations Manager at Houston City Tours, responded to this review

Dear friend , thank you for your message, We always look for ways to provide a better experience. The reason we asked to start the tour at the main departure point was because you where waiting for the last loop of the day and we offer you the option to start the tour from the beginning and we can bring... More 

Zaltbommel, The Netherlands
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277 reviews
178 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Uhm, not sure about this "deal" from viator. The tour starts in front of the Hilton Hotel but not really in front of the hotel. When you face the hotel intrance, there is a street on your right hand side. Attached to the hotel is a restaurant. On the corner of the right handed street and in front of the... More 

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Houstoncitytours, Manager at Houston City Tours, responded to this review

We understand that our city needs to improve infrastructure for tourism, for that reason we always be there for you. Thank you for using our services , was great to share with you our city , On our tour you received a 90 minute guided tour with many interesting areas full of history and fun facts. We provided round trip... More 

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