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Custom & Private New York Tours Inc

New York City, NY 10025
+1 212-222-1441
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NYC Family Vacation

My Wife and I took our 4 boys to see NYC for the first time. Luckily we found Cliff before we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
smkmmiller
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Nebraska City, Nebraska
The only way to see New York

I have now used Cliff's services on two occasions. The breath of his knowledge of is without peer... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Saul A
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Providing memorable, engaging, fun and informative tour experiences in New York City is our passion. By targeting our guest's interests, preferences and whims by collaborating with them enables us to create perfect tour itineraries. Every tour focuses on our guest's specific desires ensuring that everyone will enjoy experiences on the highest level of satisfaction due to our fastidious attention to detail. An experienced, enthusiastic and informative licensed New York City guide will meet you and yours at the time and place you wish together with a chauffeured luxury vehicle, sized to accommodate your group. You will be captured by an entertaining presentation of "the story" at each site as well as sites along the way in the most entertaining and amusing way. We stimulate conversation and questions providing informative answers within a social and cordial atmosphere. Whether you are planning a first visit with friends and family, an anniversary celebration, a corporate event, a college candidate's orientation or any special occasion, even a marriage proposal, we create the perfect experience delivering outcomes beyond your expectations. Accommodating those with special needs such as walking challenges is never a problem for us navigating to minimizing walking. Our staff of licensed New York City guides speak over fourteen languages enabling us to embrace a global audience and fill the needs of those who prefer tours conducted in their native language. Let's plan your tour built around you topical (architecture, history, famous people, neighborhoods, etc.) interests as well as your site requests. We ensure that your time with Custom & Private will enable you to take home a piece of The Big Apple in your head and heart as well. Thank you!
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New York City, NY 10025
Upper West Side
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+1 212-222-1441

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My Wife and I took our 4 boys to see NYC for the first time. Luckily we found Cliff before we came. Cliff made it easy from the start. Great insights and advice on what to see for our family. With our 4 boys being...More

Thank smkmmiller
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have now used Cliff's services on two occasions. The breath of his knowledge of is without peer. That combined with his sense of humor makes him my absolute go to guy when it comes to touring the Big Apple.More

Thank Saul A
Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Your tour was truly a pleasure. Michael, Kathleen and you all were a joy to be with, the enthusiasm was a delight and I regret that we just ran out of time. Thanks again Saul for booking your tour and it was great seeing you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cliff is a charming tour guide. The right amount of information, authenticity and respect for his clients. Rob - our driver - was excellent. Coney Island, Brooklyn Heights, many neighborhoods, views of Manhattan, many spots including my favorite - seeing the house from Moonstruck (see...More

Thank KAQ4109
Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kathleen! Such a perfect day! The three of you, one of you, Saul, a repeat client had requested a Brooklyn tour. That's a "hot" place with so much going on, changes, gorgeous neighborhoods, history that's rooted in our history, neighborhoods that are varied, beautiful...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 7 kiwis spent the day with Cliff and driver Mo. a great combo and their opposing political views most entertaining. Cliff is the quintessential New Yorker, complete with tooth pick and I suspect most of his stories are true. Would recommend this...More

Thank Garry M
Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Garry, You are now my favorite "kiwi"!! Seriously, thanks for sharing your tour experience with the TripAdvisor community, much appreciated. By the way, all the stories I tell are true!! As one who has lived life in the "fast lane I've been around the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family's 5-hour tour with Cliff was fantastic. This was the first time in NYC for several of my family members. Cliff provided an informative and very entertaining overview of the City ladened with historical and interesting facts about the various places/sights we visited--Harlem, Central...More

Thank hjenkins893
Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Margaret, Thanks for taking the time to write a review, much appreciated. Your tour was a fun experience from top to bottom. You and your family, many of whom do not have any experience in New York were amazed and amused by the sites...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For my dad's 80th birthday -- We - 10 of us and 3 generations- took a tour of the Bronx where he and my mom grew up. Cliff was an amazing tour guide. We called and told him exactly where we wanted to go and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want a private tour in New York, you should call Cliff Strome. It will be the best call you ever made. He will exceed your expectations. He knows his stuff and you will have fun. We worked the 3 day agenda together and...More

1  Thank rogalla1
Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Al, Reading your review has made me very happy, an understatement. The "work" that I do along with my staff is a privilege. To have the opportunity to provide wonderful experiences, spend time with people who are seeking the best tour experiences and who...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Cliff was fantastic and easy to deal with. Whilst we had been to NYC a couple of times before, he took us to the areas and sights we hadn't been to, filled us with all the stories and knowledge and was funny and spoke from...More

1  Thank Nick M
Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thanks for posting a review, much appreciated. There are times when a guest is not up it, perhaps too much fun the night before, whatever. As such, we circled around and she was well enough to join in the fun. Flexibility, accommodating our guests wishes...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017

We had a group of 10 people on a private tour with Cliff last week and he was AMAZING. A native life-long New Yorker with a fantastic sense of humor and extensive knowledge of the city. He went to all the places we requested, and...More

Thank Lauri G
Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Oh what fun it is to have a wonderful group with such interest levels and contributing so much to conversation, asking great questions and well, we had fun! Fun, memorable and informative experiences is what we do and I'm thrilled that you all had such...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Cliff Stromboli is a talented, adaptable and knowledgeable tour guide with great knowledge and a sense of humor tuned to the group of the day. Lunch was a perfect location. The tour sites and pace of the tour were well choreographed. Cliff is highly recommended.More

Thank guidothecat
Custom_and_Private, Owner at Custom & Private New York Tours Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Many thanks for your review! Sharing with the TripAdvisor community makes it possible for others to make the best choices, as you know. OH! One little correction, if I may, My last name is Strome and is not, nor never was Stromboli :) Perhaps it's...More

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city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Nataliev1970
28 December 2016|
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Response from Custom_and_Private | Property representative |
Please contact me directly at 917-334-1806 for details. TripAdvisor has posting guidelines that are limiting Thanks, Cliff Strome
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KPPerez
15 August 2016|
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Response from Custom_and_Private | Property representative |
Best is to go back to TripAdvisor page and look for the obvious answer.
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Hilary P
5 July 2016|
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Thanks for your inquiry, much appreciated. WE recommend that your tour begin in Manhattan, not much to see between JFK and Manhattan. Mercedes Van can meet you at airport and transfer you all to Manhattan for $295. You'll... More
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