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“Very disappointing”
Review of Doin' the Charleston Tours - CLOSED

Doin' the Charleston Tours
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St. Louis
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Very disappointing”
Reviewed 3 June 2013

We were given a 4:30 reservation for the day we arrived in Charleston. We had read good reviews of the tour and hoped doing this tour on our first day would allow us to make better plans for our stay. You can imagine our disappointment and frustration when we went to board the bus and were told that unless 4 more people signed up in the next half hour, they would cancel the tour. When the inconvenience and complete disregard for the consequences to us were pointed out, we were told that gas was expensive. We obtained a refund and enjoyed a Grey Line tour the next day. It would have been good to know ahead of time that cancellation was a possibility but I did not see it anywhere on their web site.

Visited May 2013
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1 Thank PaulHSt_Louis
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English first
Augusta, Georgia
Level Contributor
24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Doing the Charleston tour”
Reviewed 17 May 2013

Took 3 family members from Canada for any overnight stay in Charleston! I have always had great experiences with the city tours. Our bus had only 8 people on board, this appeared to be somewhat boring for our tour guide Marvin. While Marvin seemed to be very knowledgeable, his condescending attitude really cast a poor shadow on our tour. At one point we were even told that we were a difficult group to work. He left out many of the features and facts that other tour guides have given in the past and too much time was spent sitting idle on the bus.
Maybe this was just a bad day for Marvin but it sure left a sour taste for us!

Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Philomena M
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Manning, South Carolina
Level Contributor
43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great Overview of Historic Charleston”
Reviewed 14 May 2013

We recently had a Navy Reunion in Charleston. I chose this tour over others because they picked us up at the Airport Sheraton and the service was Great and Marvin, our tour guide was very informative, entertaining and provided us with a enjoyable tour. I would recommend this to any one visiting Charleston. Although we personally had visited Charleston on many occasions we learned many interesting details about our beautiful historic city on just this tour.

Visited April 2013
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Thank davesgolf1943
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1 review
“Best tour of Charleston”
Reviewed 22 April 2013

Doin' the Charleston was a great way to learn about the city. The tour guide was very educated and fun. Enjoyed the tour very much and suggest it for anyone. Thanks Marvin!

Visited April 2013
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Thank Alucas143
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Youngstown, Ohio
Level Contributor
160 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“very insulting please never use this tour”
Reviewed 15 April 2013

please never use this tour , the man is insulting to people he knows nothing and seems to think it funny to spread his hate . IT IS NOT FUNNY

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Richard Z
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