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Mexico City Elite Tours

Mexico City, Mexico
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Wouldn't hire anyone else

Hector was absolutely fantastic. He responded to my query quickly, provided a very competitive... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2018
CindyLouWhoKY
GREAT WAY TO SEE AND LEARN ABOUT MEXICO CITY

We hired Hector after finding his website and selected two tours that he offers- one to the... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2017
Ann R
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

Hector was absolutely fantastic. He responded to my query quickly, provided a very competitive tour rate, and pulled together a custom itinerary for me. He went above and beyond to provide knowledge about the city and has an extraordinary understanding of art and architecture. Why...More

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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

CindylouWhoky. Thank you so much for your generous review. It was a plasure meeting you and your friends. I hope your short visit will encourage you to return to MC very soon and have the oportunity to see you again. Best regards. Hector

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Reviewed December 6, 2017

We hired Hector after finding his website and selected two tours that he offers- one to the Historic Dowtntown area and the other to the Museums in Chapultepec Park. But after some emailing about special interests he was able to modify the basic tours and...More

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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2017

Ann. It was a pleasure to tour John and you. I specially enjoyed our visit to the museums and your knowledge about great masters (to identify a Cranach a distance, truly immpressed me) and also about contemporary art, your explanation about Baldassari and my clumsy...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2017

I have been remiss in not posting this review sooner. Hector is an outstanding guide, and great company. He took us to Teotihuacan and to Coyoacan and San Angel, and we enjoyed every minute. We have just recommended Elite Tours to some friends who will...More

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Reviewed May 6, 2017

My wife and I just had Hector show us around Mexico City for 2 days...he was fantastic. We appreciated Hector's depth of knowledge in history, architecture, art and almost everything in Mexico City. Hector is a worldly gentleman.

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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2017

Thank you very much for your very kind review. I hope to see you back in Mexico City, very soon. Best regards. Hector

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Reviewed March 23, 2017

My husband and I took a group of eight friends to get to know more about Mexico "beyond the beaches." We had lived in Mexico and wanted others to know more about its history, art, culture, and people. I thought I knew a lot, but...More

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hectorgbarraza, Propietario at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2017

Omie. Thank you very much for your very generous review. It was a privilege to spend 3 days with your friends, Larry and you. Thank you again for work, your company and conversation. Regards. Hector

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Reviewed February 19, 2017

5 out of 5 Stars Hector is spectacular. He is polite, respectful, has elegance and world charm. Don't hesitate to book him. His reviews are definitely accurate and I would recommend him to anyone. He knows his city. By all means, book yourself a tour...More

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hectorgbarraza, Propietario at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2017

C & M. Thank you very much for your very generous review. I had a wonderful time with you both and I truly hope you will return soon to Mexico City.

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Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

We used Getyourguide in Mexico City for a 3 hour walking tour. The tour was great with a terrific guide. Her name was Alicia and she was so knowledgeable and enthusiastic. It was a highlight of our visit to Mexico City.

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hectorgbarraza, Propietario at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2017

I am afraid, this review is missplaced. Regards

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Reviewed December 29, 2016

The best tour guides are story-tellers, who have a demonstrable passion for their city and its heritage. We've been lucky to have fantastic tour guides in both Italy and Mexico City (through another provider), but our Centro tour experience didn't measure up. We didn't come...More

Thank Lauren D
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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2016

I am sorry that I didn’t not communicate to you my knowledge of Mexico City. Hstory is an elusive subject and art history vocabulary can be confusing, but I have no had trouble communicating with previous clients, as my reviews attest. Regarding the restaurants, I...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Hector is an incredible historian and a great companion. Can't imagine a better person to tour with - our group of four did three tours with him in three days. It was lots of fun, really interesting and we saw some truly hidden treasures. We'll...More

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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 24, 2016

Larry and Lilly. hank you for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to tour the 4 of you, all great company and with a good sense of humor. I went a few days ago to the shoe store and I learnt you found the...More

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Reviewed October 7, 2016

My wife and I spent an incredible day with Hector. He is an expert guide and adds historical and cultural information that made our day incredible. From a very simple and straight forward booking process to thorough follow-up and coordination of the day Hector covers...More

1  Thank Jack K
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hectorgbarraza, Owner at Mexico City Elite Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2016

John.Thank you so much for your generous review. I truly enjoyed our trip to Teotihuacan "S" and you are great travel companions and both have a very good sense of humor and are very well read and informed. Best regards. Hector

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TexasTourist4307
February 23, 2018|
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Response from Ann R | Reviewed this property |
I have his email but this tripadvisor answer section has rejected the format. Try hectorgbarraza at yahoo
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Tamara E
November 2, 2017|
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Response from hectorgbarraza | Property representative |
Tamara. I am very glad to hear of you again. I am available both dates. You can reach me trough my web page and e mail that appears on my trip advisor profile. On my page the e mail is under "about us". Best regards. Hector
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Ramesh R
April 7, 2017|
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Response from hectorgbarraza | Property representative |
Ramesh. Sorry about my old and derelict web page. I can`t send you through trip advisor my e mail, because is against the rules. Please do either of the folowing; go back to my web page and under "about us" you will find my... More
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