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Art Deco Private Cocktail Tour

Miami Beach, FL
+1 305-814-4058
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Fun intro to South Beach architecture (and alcohol)

As first-time visitors to South Beach, this walking tour was a great way to learn more about the... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
rockport, ma
Wealth of information

James led my wife and I along with another couple on a South Beach journey through time. His... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
John C
Irving, Texas, United States
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

As first-time visitors to South Beach, this walking tour was a great way to learn more about the area. Our tour guide, James, was extremely knowledgeable about the history of the area, from orange groves & swampland conception, all the way to the present. His...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

James led my wife and I along with another couple on a South Beach journey through time. His writing skills are apparent as he is wonderful at sharing loads of information without even seeming like he is doing so. Our group quickly became experts at...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 11 January 2017

What a wonderful way to see the beautiful Art Deco hotels in south beach ! Our tour guide James was a font of knowledge and extremely friendly and personable, by the end of the tour we feel we made a new friend - he was...More

1  Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

This was an outstanding tour that you should not miss. James is a walking, energetic, encyclopedic, and entertaining source of information. He did not fail to answer every single question that we put forward for him. The drinks were as equally tasty and interesting. James...More

Thank Kirk E
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Learning and drinking what a concept! James was a great guide. We had a great time. The history of South Beach was not what I thought it was. Getting to know James was a pleasure. Cocktails were different and delicious. We would recommend this tour...More

Reviewed 21 October 2016

Very fun and informative tour. James was an excellent and entertaining guide. Very pleased and will return again.

Thank jtasmith
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Great information from our guide, James. He really loves Miami and art deco and it shows! We learned a lot and drank a fair amount too! Loads of fun!!!

Thank connieandmark
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

James is definitely the guy to go around these wonderful Art Deco buildings. Insightful and full of small stories that entrall, coming from an author it is especially fresh and full of interesting and juicy bits. Definitely worth the money and the time!

Thank Ong T
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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

James is one of the best tour guides I've had. His knowledge of the Art Deco scene in Miami Beach is encyclopedic, and his unique storytelling made the tour for me. I will recommend this tour to my friends.

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T Marie B, Guest Relations Manager at Art Deco Private Cocktail Tour, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the great compliment, I'm going to use your word "encyclopedic" from now on to describe James'. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 24 May 2016

Met our guide James at the rendezvous point for our first cocktail and some history of Miami. James was very knowledgeable and funny and was able to field all of the group's Miami related questions. He taught us how to recognize an Art Deco building,...More

1  Thank Allison M
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Thinking of doing this tour the Friday evening we are in Miami. What would you recommend to wear? Also, I see the tour starts at 4PM - should we eat before or are there any snacks provided/for purchase?
6 April 2017|
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Response from RUDIMAY1 | Reviewed this property |
We ate a little something before we went but had 8 pm Dinner reservations. I had shorts but a decent shirt and my wife had a summer dress with sandals. James was are tour guide and he was great.