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Willamette Queen Sternwheeler

200 Water St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
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Ranked #17 of 24 Activities in Salem
Type: Tours
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Salem, Oregon
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I bought a goupon and made reservations for about 10 people. We showed up but nobody showed up to take us out. When I called about the situation I was told they would honor the groupon all summer. I made reservations again for today and they actually showed up but they didn't honor the groupon like they said they would,... More

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Salem, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

I bought a groupon and hoping to use it during the holidays. I called once and was told to call back the next day. I called again and they said they were too busy around that time. Finnaly I reserved a date and when I get there they are closed, I call and they apologize but they tell me to... More

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salem, or
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

My hubby and younger daughter did this for a daddy daughter date and my daughter had a great time! So we took all the kids along with our neighbors kiddos on Friday. The captain is amazing with the kids and all the staff we met were kind and courteous. It could have been a bit cleaner and I think a... More

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Salem, Oregon
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Myself and three others recently took a dinner cruise on the Willamette Queen Sternwheeler and had a ball. The food was excellent and the crew was cordial and attentive. The captain even let anyone who wanted to navigate the sternwheeler do so and were presented a certificate for safe navigation of the vessel. A fun time was had by all... More

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Turner, Oregon, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I can hardly believe how some have had such a bad experience and with bad food aboard the Willamette Queen. At 60 years old I've been to my share of events, and such. The wedding reception I attended October 12, 2013 was one of the best. The food was great, the staff was great, the facilities were great. It was... More

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Salem, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

The staff and owners of the Willamette Queen made all of my dream wedding wishes come true. Barbra who is the wedding planner, Was amazing. This day was truly the best day of my life. The food was amazing my guests were very well taken care of. The staff was friendly and helpful. I could not have asked for better... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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8 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We were visiting relatives in Salem and they took us on the Willamette Queen for their Sunday Brunch. I think the total people was nine including the four of us so not much of a crowd. It was sprinkling a little in the morning so some people canceled which was their loss. We all thought the food was excellent and... More

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Salem, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

After our beloved Nana's memorial service we wanted to have a great family time of sharing around a simple but delicious meal enjoying the lush beauty of the Willamette River. We were not disappointed. Our dinner was apricot glazed salmon and petite filets, nicely grilled. Lovely green and fresh fruit salads, sauteed vegetables and a pasta bar (even accomodating gluten... More

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Bend, Oregon
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

The meal was memorable, though not in a good way. The "Filet Mignon" was really meat glue fake filet mignon (google it for the full story), poorly prepared. The meal was served cold and portions were skimpy. Confused and disorganized staff, minimal service. The stand up comics were OK, though not great-it is unfair to review the entertainment since stand... More

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Molalla, Oregon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

We had the lunch cruise and it was the most disgusting food I have ever eaten; for 25.00 per person the only food you served was 3 different pasta casseroles and a green salad. Dessert was stale chocolate cake or stale white cake with lard frosting. I thought this was going to be like the Portland Spirit. was I ever... More

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