Traveler Reviews of Private Tours in Stockholm-Sweden by Tour Guide Joel L. (Guide #13738)


Diane B.

Arlington, VA, United States
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Tour: #292652, Private city tour with car, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Jan 11/20

Joel is a fabulous guide. We hired him just 2 days before the tour. He arrived on time. We toured City Hall, Vasa Museum and walked the streets of the Old Town. Joel is very knowledgeable and showed us hidden gems, such as Järnpojke and Uppland Runic Inscription 53, which we would not have noticed on our own. For lunch, he took us to a small Swedish restaurant

Karen Prommer

United States
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Tour: #292652, Private city tour with car, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Aug 29/19

Joel was incredible. It was the best even better than Mohamed which I find almost impossibl. I have used your company in past but Stockholm. Tour guides surpassed the others by miles. No comparison. Joel is s gem- wish he was in every country. The very best, Karen and Eric

Deborah M.

BOQUETE, CH, Panama
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Tour: #225919, Experience Stockholm on a private tour, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Aug 25/19

John Thompson

United States
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Tour: #225919, Experience Stockholm on a private tour, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Aug 23/19

Joel provided an excellent walking tour of Stockholm for our family. Our 20 year old "kids" are not big fans of tours, but Joel tailored to the tour to their interests and they loved it. Thank you, Joel! The Thompson Family

Elana S.

Australia
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Tour: #225919, Experience Stockholm on a private tour, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Aug 19/19

Great tour by Joel. Joel was punctual, good at communicating and very informative about Stockholm history, particularly at the Vasa Museum. Really enjoyed this walking tour. He also helped with information to guide us back to the station after our tour with him was complete and we went on to the ABBA museum.

Varnita H.

ALBERTA, Canada
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Tour: #292652, Stockholm city and roof top tour, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Jul 6/19

Joel was a knowledgeble and interesting guide for our family of 6, including 4 teenagers. He was very flexible. Excellent English.. highly recommend...

Michael S.

United States
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Tour: #292651, Private Stockholm city bike tour, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Jul 5/19

Michael S.

United States
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Tour: #225919, Experience Stockholm on a private tour, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Jul 4/19

Joel gave us two terrific days of touring in Stockholm. He is a great guy who really knows his city and country. His knowledge and enthusiasm made our tours special. We were all very happy he was the tour guide we picked so show us this special city. Thank you Joel!

Jeffrey Lloyd

United States
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Tour: #225918, Private tour of the Historical Highlights, Old Town, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Jul 2/19

Joel was amazing. From the first moment that he met us (on time) we knew we were in good hands. His English is superb and his knowledge of the Old City was both broad and deep. We didn't waste a minute and felt that we definitely got more than our money's worth.

Andrea Stark

United States
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Tour: #270149, City Tour and Drottningholm Palace with private car, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Jun 30/19

We had an absolutely fantastic day with Joel! He was extremely knowledgeable paired with a great sense of humor! We covered a lot of sites without being rushed. Joel was super pleasant and we enjoyed to get to know Stockholm a little bit better! Joel not only knew everything about Stockholm's history but also current events! The day was a huge success and we would highly highly recommend Joel to tour you through Stockholm!!!

Candace Chiu

Hong Kong
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Tour: #292652, Private city tour with car, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Jun 29/19

Joel is excellent, and he fulfilled my requests bringing me to the most instagrammable hotspots for beautiful pictures. We enjoyed the time with him, notably the Vasa Museum. My children and family are all delighted.

Deborah B.

United States
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Tour: #225918, Private tour of the Historical Highlights, Old Town, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Jun 29/19

Joel was super knowledgeable and authentic! He was very accommodating and gave us a real glimpse of life in Stockholm. Highly recommend!

James Walker

Flourtown, PENNASYLVANIA, United States
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Tour: #292652, Private city tour with car, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Jun 15/19

Thomas Ryans

Canada
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Tour: #225919, Experience Stockholm on a private tour, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Jun 14/19

An outstanding and knowledgeable local guide. Conversant on a broad range of unique and interesting local sites, reponsive to the needs of the group, listens extremely well and assures that information is conveyed clearly and concisely to the group as a whole. Our 5 hour tour exposed us to various modes of transit, exposure to local customs and insights into important topics affecting life in Stockholm and the country as a whole. Well done Joel, it was a pleasure to have spent the time with you.

Ann Little

United Kingdom
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Tour: #292651, Private Stockholm city bike tour, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Jun 2/19

Joel was an excellent guide for us in Stockholm. He took my husband and I on a private bike tour around the capital, was informative, interesting and his English was excellent. Would highly recommend. Thanks Joel!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you, a very nice bike tour! Welcome back to Stockholm again! Best regards joel

Michael Storey

United States
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Tour: #270149, City Tour and Drottningholm Palace with private car, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: May 27/19

Joel was great! Prior to the tour he was very responsive with communication. During the tour he was wonderful about pacing the tour so everyone in our group (ages 42 to 82) could keep pace and was comfortable. He was very knowledgable about the history of Sweden as well as the buildings and architecture in Stockholm. Joel has a welcoming demeanor and we felt very comfortable around him. When I make it back to Sweden we will definately utilize him again and if he ever come to Boston we hope he contacts us.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi! Thank you, I had a great day touring with you and your family! Hope I see you in Boston in the future! Regards Joel

Ronald Townsend

United States
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Tour: #270149, City Tour and Drottningholm Palace with private car, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: May 18/19

Outstanding tour. Joel is very knowledgeable and friendly. We learned allot about history and current events and it was great fun!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi, Many thanks, it was a great day! Regards Joel

Ron Borgman

Brighton, MI, United States
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Tour: #225919, Experience Stockholm on a private tour, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: May 12/19

Another great tour. Joel was excellent. He helped make our trip special

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks for a nice day! Regards Joel

Louis Gerstenfeld

United States
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Tour: #225919, Experience Stockholm on a private tour, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: May 11/19

Joel was prompt to arrive at the hotel and was very knowledgeable about the sites we visited. He allowed the walking tour to proceed at a comfortable pace, and we visited many of the key tourist sites within Stockholm. At none of the sites we visited did I feel rushed to meet a tour schedule. He was very pleasant to chat with and helped me to find a nice shop to buy gifts and mementos of my visit. I would highly recommend him for individual and family tours.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Louis, it was a pleasure meeting you. All the best! // joel

Daniel Rudzinski

United States
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Tour: Classical Stockholm, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Date: May 10/19

Richard Abrams

United States
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Tour: #292652, Private city tour with car, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Mar 13/19

Joel was very knowledgable, pleasant and accommodating. Made our visit to Stockholm enjoyable.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Richard, Thank you, it was a pleasure to guide you around Stockholm! Regards Joel

Becky C.

United States
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Tour: #292652, Private city tour with car, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Sep 13/18

Karen Taylor

Australia
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Tour: #225918, Private tour of the Historical Highlights, Old Town, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Aug 29/18

Today we had the pleasure of a guide of Gama Stan in Stockholm. Joel was presented very well, gave us a very informative tour and was willing to wait while we shopped. He was excellent in every way including vale for the cost. Highly recommended.

Kathi Leach

United States
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Tour: #225919, Experience Stockholm on a private tour, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Aug 25/18

We enjoyed our City tour of Stockholm with Joel. He is fun to be with and we learned a lot about Stockholm.

Charles Doyle

Texas City, TX, United States
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Tour: #225919, Experience Stockholm on a private tour with mini-van, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Aug 24/18

Joel was a terrific guide..we have used over 20 TourByLocals guides and he was definitely one of the very best! We were a group of six with two handicapped persons and Joel handled us perfectly. His knowledge of Stockholm and the wonderful sites .. old town, VASA 17th century ship.. City Hall ... the NOBLE PRIZE..Parliament etc was outstanding. If you visit Stockholm, make certain you contact Joel and do it right!

Lucille Kenworthy

United States
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Tour: #292652, Private city tour with car, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Aug 21/18

Joel was our guide in Stockholm, Sweden. He was very knowledgeable and easy to be around. He shared with us his love of the people and culture of Stockholm. He highly recommend him as a guide.

Charlene Steinhauer

United States
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Tour: #225919, Experience Stockholm on a private tour, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Aug 19/18

Joel is an outstanding guide! He is knowledgeable, flexible, and genuine. I thoroughly enjoyed everything about the tour and Joel made my day in Stockholm wonderful in every way!!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for a wonderful day! Best of luck to you and safe flight home. Best regards Joel

Kristine Sinner

United States
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Tour: #225919, Experience Stockholm on a private tour, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Aug 18/18

Joel is excellent, adaptable, knowledgeable. He was prepared to shift direction as our requests evolved which made our visit to Stockholm one of our favorite places along the way.

Harvey Feldman

United States
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Tour: #292652, Private city tour with car, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Aug 16/18

Joel is an excellent guide. He has the best command of English of all of the many guides we have had through Tours By Locals. He is also very knowledgeable about Stockholm and Sweden. He answered all of the questions we had regarding both history and contemporary life. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing the highlights of Stockholm with Joel. P.S. He also picked us up and returned us to Nynashamn, an hour away from Stockholm, when at the last minute, our ship changed its planned docking location.

Bella Dashevsky

United States
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Tour: #292652, Private city tour with car, Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden    view tour
Date: Aug 15/18

Dear Joel, Thanks to you we had a wonderful time in Stockholm. You are not only a very knowledgeable tour guide but a very nice person. It was a pleasure to meet with you and spend a day in Stockholm. All the best, Bella, Michael, Nataliya and Rafa.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Bella, Thank you! It was a pleasure to guide you around Stockholm. Best of luck to you all. Best regards Joel


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