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“Awful”
Review of Sky Bus Tokyo

Sky Bus Tokyo
Ranked #11 of 22 Tours in Chiyoda
Type: Bus Tours, Tours
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Reviewed 8 April 2014

Very bad Sightseeing tour.
The english audioguide is a joke, hardly any information and just cuts off half way through what they're saying anyway and none of its in time with the landmarks.
Bus turned up 25mins late when we tried to hop back on.
Only good thing is you get a feel for famous spots in the city but surely that is the absolute minimum required to even call it a tour.
Seriously do not bother

6  Thank RoddersGlobetrotter
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Reviewed 30 January 2014

Don't even think to take this tour bus. First of all the tour guide does not speak English in a city like Tokyo; cosmopolitan, modern perfect, organized, immaculate, skilled. Listen the audio is a waste of time due to the tour guide speaking loud Japanese at the same time. They don't show you everything like in other cities in the world where I have been. In addition to that they routes have few stops every 2 hours.

6  Thank c0r0zal
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Reviewed 31 December 2013

Despite reading all the negative reviews about this tour line, we were very satisfied with our experience. We took the Tokyo Skytree Tour and it was excellent. The route was fantastic, showing us parts of the "real" Tokyo our trip had, up to that point, lacked. We found the amount of information provided in the audio program was just perfect and contrary to other reviews, was coordinated with our actual location. Perhaps the operator is reading these reviews and implementing changes to address conerns/complaints raised? Our only pieces of advice for the operator would be to 1) eliminate the speaking guide and instead, program all languages into the audio system thus allowing all customers the opportunity to enjoy the ride more peacefully; and 2) allow customers to "hop on and hop off" at key locations as this would truly enhance the experience and make the system more in line with similar operations in all other major cities. Overall, we were very impressed and would highly recommend the Asakusa course. Our only regret is that we did this tour on our second last day of our trip - sure wish we would have done it on our first day!!

4  Thank Leslie S
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Reviewed 28 November 2013 via mobile

Guides talking non stop
Japanese even bus completly halted in traffic jam. English is via headphones but impossible to hear it due to non stop guide blabbing.

8  Thank halukermis
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Reviewed 31 October 2013

First time in Tokyo so thought we would take the Sky Bus and see the sights... Not the best I have been on.
Went around to a few landmarks, with an audio headset that did not match the landscape. Once you hop off they seem to not be intrested in you. We tried to hop back on and go back to our hotel, but were told ''Too late" even though the iternary stated that we were not too late.. ended up having to catch a taxi back to our hotel !! OK if you just want to stay on the Hop on Hop off bus, but be warned if you hop off... good luck...

5  Thank Jodi L
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