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Glitterati Tours

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Address: Beverly Hills, CA 90210
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Private, custom sightseeing tours of Los Angeles, Hollywood and Beverly...

Private, custom sightseeing tours of Los Angeles, Hollywood and Beverly Hills. From celebrity and movie star homes, historic studios and famous landmarks, to tours of the beautiful coastal communities of Santa Monica, Venice Beach and Malibu. Tours are conducted in luxury SUV's, stocked with chilled water and snacks, as well as a multi-media iPad presentation that compliments the many talking points. Glitterati guides have over 40 years in the travel industry, and have visited over 50 countries. Expect nothing less than a professional, friendly, and knowledgeable guide ready to accommodate your requests. We take pride in our excellent reputation with the finest hotels in Los Angeles, going above and beyond to create a truly memorable journey for our guests. We are passionate about our city and Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills will only conduct a tour if we can give 110%.

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Awesome Tour Guide

Jimmy was a fabulous guide full of energy and great info! My husband and I and my mother in law which are all from LA decided to take a private tour after living here forever and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Lubbock, Texas
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Lubbock, Texas
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Jimmy was a fabulous guide full of energy and great info! My husband and I and my mother in law which are all from LA decided to take a private tour after living here forever and we had a fabulous time. We would like to take another tour with Jimmy again someday and see other things. Thanks Jimmy for a... More 

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Jimmy M, Owner at Glitterati Tours, responded to this review

Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills celebrates our bicentennial 200th review here on TripAdvisor! It's been a nice organic build to reach this milestone, and we can't thank visitors --and locals like you -- enough for utilizing this service and our tour company. We always know we're doing things right, when we can impress long-time L.A. residents of their own city... More 

The Woodlands, Texas
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You might think you can take one of those crazy tourist busses and have the same experience you'd get with Glitterati, but you'd be wrong. Yes, you will pay more, but the experience makes it so worth it! Our tour only included me and my daughter. We were able to customize what type of tour we wanted (1/2 celebrity home... More 

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Jimmy M, Owner at Glitterati Tours, responded to this review

Thanks a million for your TripAdvisor post of Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills. Just as you mentioned, we remind potential visitors all the time, that we may not be for everyone. We put our rates front and center to let guests know that our services are far different from the dozens of less-expensive options in our city for touring. EVERY... More 

Rogers, Arkansas
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61 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My sisters-in-law and I were in LA for a getaway and we took the "Just the Hills" tour with Dan. I have to say, this is not the kind of thing that we would typically do...checking out celebrity homes...but it was one of the most fun things we did while in LA! Dan picked us up at our hotel in... More 

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Jimmy M, Owner at Glitterati Tours, responded to this review

All of our Glitterati Tour guides are somehow connected to the industry...whether it's comedy, writing, actors, choreography, modeling, etc. This helps to exhibit a direct connection to our research and experience in the creative machine that makes up Hollywood and Beverly Hills. We constantly hear from guests that our services in touring make them feel like they're traveling with a... More 

Littleton, Colorado
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling to Beverly Hills I thought I might take one of those cheesy open bus tours but found Glitterati tours instead. A private, clean SUV, snacks and drinks, and a super informative and personable tour guide (Peter) made this custom experience one I'll never forget! I learned stuff even my local friends didn't know 😎

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Thank DBanana50
Jimmy M, Owner at Glitterati Tours, responded to this review

We appreciate you choosing Glitterati Tours as your private Beverly Hills tour company, and happy to hear that your guide Peter provided you with a memorable experience. While most of our visitors are touring L.A. for the first time, we also get locals that have been here for years, and it's always a nice gauge of our hard work in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We toured with Tod this afternoon. He was delightful and very accommodating. The ride was great and we are glad we found this tour company.

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Jimmy M, Owner at Glitterati Tours, responded to this review

Thanks to the two of you for putting your trust into Glitterati Tours for your private tour of Beverly Hills yesterday. We're very pleased that you enjoyed your excursion and that you took the time to review your experience here on TripAdvisor for future visitors to L.A. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I took the two hour "just the hills tour" of the celebrities homes and mega mansions and it was wonderful. We got picked up at our hotel by Tod who was so friendly and knowledgeable about the area and and the history of the different neighborhoods we visited. I would highly recommend not only the company but... More 

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Jimmy M, Owner at Glitterati Tours, responded to this review

We couldn't agree with you more when it comes to the benefits of a private tour, especially in a city the size of Los Angeles. With customizing YOUR time during a private tour, you can hit your sightseeing destinations in under the half the time when not waiting for the larger group tours to load and unload their passengers. Again,... More 

Elmhurst, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

With limited time, my family of four (2 adults, 12 and 10 y.o.) wanted to see the glamorous side of LA. With a simple phone call, I was able to set up a private tour that picked us up and took us to the Hollywood sign, Walk of Fame, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, etc. Tod was great. He accommodated the... More 

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Jimmy M, Owner at Glitterati Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for utilizing our private tour company for your Los Angeles and Beverly Hills touring needs. Glitterati Tours and its guides are proud of our reputation, and it is wonderful reviews like yours here on TripAdvisor that keeps us on the radar of world travelers. Continued safe travels! More 

Florida
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and 2 daughters and I had the awesome experience of an almost 3 hour tour with Dan throughout the Hollywood/Los Angeles area. Dan was a fantastic guide who was full of information and very personable. He had water and snacks in the car for us which was a nice touch that the girls especially enjoyed. He took us... More 

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Jimmy M, Owner at Glitterati Tours, responded to this review

The 5-star rating of Glitterati Tours of Beverly Hills is a collective of the key points you mentioned in your review here on TripAdvisor: Clean luxury vehicles, knowledgeable friendly guides, straight-forward communication, amenities, and safety. We cross our t's and dot our i's every single day to make sure guests get what they pay for in a private tour. We... More 

Hong Kong, China
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219 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We loved our guide, Todd, from the moment we met. He was warm and funny, worked to learn our interests and find common interests in theatre. Todd is also an actor and singer so had great insider stories to share. The whole booking process was a delight to tailor a tour to our interests. The car was huge and very... More 

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Jimmy M, Owner at Glitterati Tours, responded to this review

Fantastic review of our Los Angeles tour company, and we thank you! All of our guides are somehow connected to the "industry," whether it's singing, choreography, writing, acting, improv, etc., so everyone has a wonderful unique take on their personal Los Angeles experience. As a group, we also make sure to collectively go out on our downtime to stay current... More 

Massachusettes
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

After hearing the horror stories of large group tours, we (two adults and two teenage girls) were referred to Glitterati for a personalized experience. From my phone call with Jimmy to highlight specific areas of interest to the four hours we spent with Tod, it couldn't of been any better! Tod knew the answer to every question we asked, managed... More 

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Jimmy M, Owner at Glitterati Tours, responded to this review

Happy New Year! We appreciate you choosing Glitterati Tours as your private tour company here in Los Angeles, and thanks for letting the world know about your experience here on TripAdvisor. Our never ending research to cover all-things-L.A. continues to pay off. We often say, "if we don't know it, we don't show it." We pride ourselves on our knowledge,... More 

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