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Rent A Bike - Bike Tours - CLOSED

40 West 55th Street, New York City, NY 10019
+1 334-245-3692
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A group of us booked in advance, when we turned up - the shop was closed and had our money! Instead... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2016
Alice H
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Keep away! this is a crime organization

You pay your money and you don't get a bike!! This is a Huge tourist Trap!! Very irritating... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2015
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Rent-A-Bike-Central Park is the most convenient place to rent a bike in New York City. Located in the hearth of Manhattan, close to Central Park, Times Square, 5th Avenue, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, The Plaza Hotel, MoMa and many other famous landmarks. Quality equipment and our dedicated crew will make this experience enjoyable and unforgettable.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good4%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible68%
16 Feb 2016
21 Dec 2015
“Keep away! this is a crime organization”
40 West 55th Street, New York City, NY 10019
+1 334-245-3692

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Reviewed 16 February 2016

A group of us booked in advance, when we turned up - the shop was closed and had our money! Instead we went a street over, to Central Park Sightseeing Bike Rentals And Tours on 56 W 56th St who were lovely and even gave...More

Thank Alice H
Reviewed 21 December 2015

You pay your money and you don't get a bike!! This is a Huge tourist Trap!! Very irritating people! They are aggressive!

Thank peter014Holland
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

This bike shop doesn't even deserve 1 star! It's so corrupt! I just don't understand why it gets a 3.2 on Google. The person behind the desk as very rude and unhelpful. We didn't receive your reservation or money was all we got. That's your...More

Thank Isabo G
Reviewed 17 September 2015

I thought I was seasoned enough to avoid getting caught up in a well designed online scam. But as several of the reviews about Rent a Bike - Bike Tours on 40 West 55th Street in New York City here show, I wasn't the only...More

3  Thank HJRN
Reviewed 16 September 2015

We booked the rentals online and paid in advance. Upon arrival they said the online rentals are for the worst bikes in the shop only. She insisted that I paid for a bike with a ripped seat, and wouldn't even switch the seats. No where...More

1  Thank jim a
Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

The clerk said the online system belonged to last owner and would not give us the bikes we paid for. Other customers were having same problem. Awful customer service. We got refund thru PayPal & rented at another place for almost same price. Terrible, don't...More

2  Thank zippychimp
Reviewed 18 August 2015

What a busy place in the morning, but you realise they are used to the crowed and they are able to manage. I rented a bike through 'free guided tour by feet' - here you get a better price. Otherwise I think the rental prices...More

Thank Diana P
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I booked online three bikes for a day. When I showed up I was told that they only had old bikes and they were not good. I should try other bike stores on 58th street. So, it will be interesting to see whether I am...More

2  Thank stinsonbeach13
Reviewed 20 November 2014

The location is very convenience , its just 3 min to central park, but we had bike with my friend and the bikes were not very fancy, it toook about 15 min to select the best one.. needs to fix or replace the bikes, anyway...More

Thank Fernando G
Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

we received a flyer near central park offering full day bike hire for $25 (no additional taxes) which was well below the average prices for the companies established at the entrance to central park so we were happy to walk to 55th street to check...More

Thank tessntimtravels
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