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Spirit of New York

Address: West 23rd Street, Pier 62, Chelsea Piers, New York City, NY 10011
Phone Number: 866 433 9283
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Ranked #224 of 1,014 Activities in New York City
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Owner description: Join us aboard Spirit of New York and Spirit of New Jersey for a fun...
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Owner description: 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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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

From the outset of booking the trip to spending 3 hours cruising down the Hudson River, this trip was first class. Advice I can offer is, spend that extra bit more money on the extras, such as a window dinner table for 2. The views were amazing and unspoiled. The platinum bar package means drink what you want and when... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Sailed on the cruise New Years Eve night for my husbands 40th birthday. Amazing views of the new York skyline which shouldn't be missed. Drinks not too expensive, no more than you would pay anywhere else in the City. Food was ok, nothing flash. Deserts was a let down, very little choice. You have the chance to pay for a... More 

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Brisbane
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Let me start by saying that Spirit Cruises can't help the weather. I know that they couldn't help that this year's Christmas Eve Cruise was a fogged in, rainy night. It was still spectacular to see a foggy Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline with low cloud over the buildings. Made for some interesting photography. The concept is great,... More 

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Carolyn C, Manager at Spirit of New York, responded to this review

Hi - We're so sorry that the Christmas Eve cruise was such a disappointment. We strive to provide amazing customer service and leave our guests with a lasting memory, but it sounds like we really dropped the ball. We completely understand the frustration with your server and we can assure you that we plan to address this with our team.... More 

New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Went here for New Years Eve. Completely worth getting the package with the guaranteed window seats. As the boat started going around we got to watch the Empire State Building, on the way back to Chelsea Piers we were able to watch the Freedom Tower. Our waitress Farah was amazing! She was very helpful and made sure we constantly had... More 

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Mechanicville, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

It is nice to see the skyline of the NYC and the bridges in the night time. The ambiance created by the music and fellow travelers were great. The waitress was very nice. Other than that, we couldn't think of anything that is worth the money spent. We, being vegetarians, thought the food was very average with limited options. Not... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I went here as part of my evening wedding reception meal and booked our places through email correspondence. We went with 30 guests. We arrived a bit early and were told that we couldn't board for another 45 minutes or so. We went to the bowling alley a few piers down and had some drinks whilst we waited. Upon boarding,... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We are a group of nurses with our husbands (19 of us) seeking to celebrate a Christmas party on a cruise. Spirit of New York did not disappoint us. The weather was lousy that evening, a mix of rain and snow all day, yet Spirit of New York made us forget that. We were there to have fun. And so... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Found out about this cruise by internet.The buffet was great and the entertainment was adequate.The cruise runs for three hours.The only downside for me was the night I went it was raining.

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Emmaleenleeds
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This tour is a must!!! I was nervous about booking as it was buffet & I'm a bit of a good snob but the price on other cruises with table service were so expensive. I need not have worried the food was 5 star!! Loved it!! It wasn't your average buffet food. We were group of 4 seated at a... More 

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Cordoba, Argentina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Sunday 21st of September 2014: a memorable night on the Hudson. Do not expect to be treated as a welcome client: you are just a purse one can take from, what one wants. Coming from abroad after travelling half the globe and having a visitor from Europe, we wanted him enjoy a fantastic tour as promised. Now, after more than... More 

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Carolyn C, Manager at Spirit of New York, responded to this review

Hi - We are so sorry to hear about your recent experience with us. We will absolutely address some of the issues you experienced with our team in an effort to improve. Spirit of New York is our casual product and guests come aboard to enjoy dancing to top 40 music and dining at the buffet with friends & family.... More 

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