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Odyssey Cruises

Address: 600 Water Street SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
Phone Number: +1 866-306-2469
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Ranked #75 of 186 Activities in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Enjoy live music, dining, exceptional service and monumental views. Cruising year-round from the...
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Owner description: Enjoy live music, dining, exceptional service and monumental views. Cruising year-round from the Gangplank Marina, Odyssey offers brunch, lunch, dinner and holiday cruises like Father's Day, plus all sorts of specialty cruises.

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San Angelo, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My wife and I went for the New Years Eve cruise. We were promptly escorted to our table. The staff were friendly. Service was a little slow, and it appeared as if they were understaffed. The drinks were watered down, possibly for the best. The food was fair. We didn't receive our dessert despite requesting it twice. A majority of... More 

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Manalapan, New Jersey
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I am always hesitant about the meals on these cruises as a whole - not this specific brand. This was a great time. The views of the city were exceptional from the river and something I most certainly would do again. The food was better than expected and actually was quite nice. This is a great experience for couples, a... More 

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Prestib
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13 reviews 13 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My son and family booked an evening on the Odyssey for my husband and I's 70th birthdays. The evening cruise was a wonderful surprise and a lovely touch of flowers for me on the table. The meal was great with plenty of choice and was well presented. The cruise was 3 hours which gave us time to stroll out and... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

nice trip around Washington. It was fun time and we enjoyed seeing Washington DC from the water. The boat went down to Georgetown / Washington Harbor and then back. A quick 3 hour trip with good food and entertainment

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We took the champagne brunch cruise, we were unable to get under the bridge to take the northern cruise. Therefore missing the monuments up close. They blamed it on the tide. Check prior to booking, the southern route gave you a view of Regan airport, we were disappointed. .

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Carolyn C, Manager at Odyssey Cruises, responded to this review

Hi - We feel awful that you were so disappointed by your cruise with us. It is never our intention for our guests to leave unhappy. The safety of our passengers and crew is always our top concern, and unfortunately the tide on the particular day of your cruise severely impacted our ability to fit under the 14th street bridge... More 

Leonardtown
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

17 of us took the lunch cruise (2hrs) from the pier at 600 water street on Thursday, 4 December 2014. The ship holds 720. Our party was one of several. We had good background music from a live band and some of our group even danced. The experience was well worth it. The cuisine was excellent, as was the service... More 

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Potton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I booked this cruise months ago as a gift for my friend to celebrate her retirement. My husband took me on this trip last year and it was wonderful. We arrived with confirmation in hand for our cruise last week to be told that our dinner cruise had been cancelled so that a corporate function could be accommodated. Apparently an... More 

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Carolyn C, Manager at Odyssey Cruises, responded to this review

Hello - We are so sorry that you did not get the exceptional customer service you deserved. We take full responsibility for all the mistakes that occurred and we understand how frustrating this situation must have been. We would really like to take some time and talk to you offline. We want to figure out how we can help and... More 

Columbia, Maryland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We went on the fall foliage brunch cruise to celebrate my birthday. It was a beautfiul fall day and our trip was wonderful. The staff was welcoming and we had a lovely table for two by the window . My fiance also got the package with roses, champagne, and souvenir champagne glasses- a nice addition. :) I had reservations about... More 

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Curepipe
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Oh we had so much fun on the brunch cruise (there was a wedding too at the same time). The food was really good and had a goo time dancing on the board.

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Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I have nothing but high praise this activity. The food was great, the service I received from Chante and Jonoy was nothing short of stellar, and the views of the Washington from the Potomac were beautiful on an early fall evening. There was a live band providing terrific music during dinner and for dancing afterward. On a stroll around the... More 

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