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Address: West 23rd Street, Pier 62, Chelsea Piers, New York City, NY 10011
Phone Number: 866 433 9283
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Join us aboard Spirit of New York and Spirit of New Jersey for a fun...

Join us aboard Spirit of New York and Spirit of New Jersey for a fun mix of dining, dancing, entertainment and skyline views. Cruising the Hudson River year-round, Spirit has a variety of lunch, dinner, moonlight and holiday cruises like Mother's Day, plus dozens of themed cruises, to choose from.

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Great tour on the Hudson river.

The staff on this cruise was really professional and friendly. The food was great. Best dessert table on a cruise for a while! The boat looked really elegant inside out. The route... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Champlin, Minnesota

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Champlin, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff on this cruise was really professional and friendly. The food was great. Best dessert table on a cruise for a while! The boat looked really elegant inside out. The route is great too which allows a great view of the city from several angles.

Thank Francecol
Champlin, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spirit of New York is among the most memorable cruises for hundreds of Ugandans and Friends from North America, Europe and Uganda who had come for the Uganda Festival New York 2015. Warm and friendly staff, great customer service, great experience. The Dinner is delicious with many choices. Great presentation; DJ systems, dance floor, colors and lights. Great attractions, Ellis... More 

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Helston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you want to see some of the sights including the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island etc from the Hudson River, then a boat trip is the answer. Within two hours you can help yourself to the buffet, drink and even dance as well as go up deck and face a bracing wind.

Thank Cat4Me
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and 4 friends booked this trip as part of a 4 day stay in New York last week (15th Nov 15). We were supposed to be having lunch on the Spirit, however we disembarked before the boat left the dock for the following reasons. On arrival we were shown to our seats and immediately noticed that we were adjacent... More 

Thank jokeen81
Hammonton, NJ
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time on this boat. We've done the Spirit of Philadelphia before so we knew what to expect. We went for our 10th Anniversary dinner so I paid extra for a two seat table and extra again for a window seat. Understandable though. The buffet was good with a decent selection and you can visit as many... More 

Thank robinhump
EntertainmentCruises, Public Relations Manager at Spirit of New York, responded to this review

Hi - So glad to hear that you enjoyed the views! But, we're so sorry about the cold temperatures you experienced aboard Spirit of New York and we will absolutely look into the issue. Thanks for your review. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great time we had on the Spirit Cruise of New York! Great Food Buffet! Servers were extremely friendly and accomodating DJ played great music... well worth the investment... The spectacular photos you'll get right in front of the Statue of Liberty is worth the admission by itself! Highly Recommend!

Thank BarryPAleo
New Jersey
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on The Spirit Of New York on Halloween night with another couple. The service on the boat was fantastic! Thanks Chanel. Lady Liberty was a spectacular site to see at night. All in all it was a very fun night. I would recommend taking this cruise around Manhattan.

Thank fanwood35
Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We wanted a fun but relaxing experience and it was that and much more! The staff was so welcoming, accommodating and accessible. The two hour cruise on this lovely ship included a very informative narration by the DJ about everything we passed, including the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and other landmarks. The weather was great and the views from... More 

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Pueblo, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

New York harbor cruise ship. The dj creates a loud party and dance atmosphere, which can be fun. Not the trip if you're looking for a quiet dinner experience. Food is buffet style and quantity makes up for quality and long lines. Beware the drink menu as some of the items are 32ozs large! The views of the city at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We paid good money for moms 75th birthday and the server we had was no where to be found. If we needed coffee, I would go to the bar and ask for it. That should not have happened. For the price we paid for five of us. Not worth it.

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EntertainmentCruises, Public Relations Manager at Spirit of New York, responded to this review

That's totally unacceptable and we are so sorry that the service missed the mark. If you have a moment, we'd really like a chance to speak with you and gather more details about your evening. Please call Paul at POwen@entertainmentcruises.com. Thank you. More 

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