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Hamburg City Tour

Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 558981110
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Good Way to See this Fabulous City - but very poorly done.

First, our bus went past the stop and we had to run to the stoplight to get on. Driver was annoyed... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Steve B
Sun City Center, Florida
Avoid red and yellow

Lousy buses. All German. Tickets only work for that particular company (why are there even multiple... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Asbjørn E
via mobile
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3 days ago
“Good Way to See this Fabulous City - but very poorly done.”
22 Feb 2017
“Confusing sightseeing bus stand system ”
Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 558981110
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Reviewed 3 days ago

First, our bus went past the stop and we had to run to the stoplight to get on. Driver was annoyed he had to make change. We waited for this bus because the tour was supposed to be in English. Instead we were given the...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Lousy buses. All German. Tickets only work for that particular company (why are there even multiple companies?) Felt cheated

Thank Asbjørn E
Reviewed 11 April 2017

So first of all the upstairs seats are hard plastic that doesn't mould the to your body shape. When you have a driver who keeps slamming the breaks on you slide around. My neck, back and body ache from the throwing around that happened this...More

1  Thank Sam6428
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Having purchased a city pass finding what bus you need to be on turned out to be very confusing . I was sent from bus sightseeing company to sightseeing company, with all of them saying they don't do tours in English or don't take the...More

Thank mtywx
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is not a hop on hop off tour. It takes an interesting route round the lake and through the city. On the day we took the tour, main streets were blocked off for the Christmas market - we were not told this. The bus...More

1  Thank steven_wilkinson
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Took the double decker bus tour in September. Asked if the tour would also be in English and it was. It took 90 minutes and was really interesting. We were only in Hamburg for a few hours and it was well worth it.

2  Thank Frances H
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I asked if the tour would be in English. They said, "Yes - the live commentary would be in both German and English." It was 85% German and about 15% English. What was said in English was not interesting and difficult to understand because of...More

Thank dhoag123
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Choose the Red double decker bus expecting English speaking commentary as advertised. Did not get any English at all. Had no idea where we were or what we were seeing. Also did not get the opportunity to hop off like normal on these types of...More

1  Thank travelbugkat
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We didn't have much time to spare in Hamburg and so decided the best way to see the city was from the Open Top Bus. The guide said it would be in both German and English which were pleased about as my German is limited....More

Thank rondonel
Reviewed 17 March 2016

When I wanted to buy ticket nobody told us their company is different, they just told us you could use 4 lines by one ticket. I paid 15 Euro for each person and we used line D which is something like city tour, when I...More

1  Thank Mingela
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John B
When did you book your hop on hop off tour? You can book at home through Viator but has mixed reviews.
17 January 2015|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
This tour is just terrible. Even if you speak German, the commentator mumbled a mixture of both German and English, so it would have been difficult to understand in either case.