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Spirit Cruises

401 S. Columbus Blvd., Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, PA 19106
866 455 3866
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

This was our second experience with Spirit. Our first experience was amazing. However this last experience was absolutely horrible . No more singing servers and not much entertainment except music from a DJ. This experience was completely different than our first time and very disappointing. The food was OK. Our server seemed overwhelmed but she personally did a great job... More

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Tranquility Nj
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15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We've cruised with the Spirit of New York so had great expectations - while we had an OK time the Spirit of Philadelphia fell short of the bar set by their NYC sister ship. The food was OK though disappointed there was no dessert buffet as advertised or experienced in NYC - we were served a strawberry mousse shot &... More

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Mt Bethel
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A group of us celebrated my friends 80th birthday with a luncheon cruise and it was delightful. Food was excellent, service good. The DJ played the three specific songs we requested prior to the date which especially thrilled her. All in all an excellent time at a reasonable cost.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Well, the gang did it again! This is the third time we have been on the Spirit of Philadelphia and that is just this year. We usually try and go twice a year but this trip was on them so we made it three times this year. In August they had developed a problem with the ship and left port... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My boyfriend surprised me for our first yr anniversary. When we made our way to our very small table next to the window it was full of rose petals which was very sweet. I was impressed but I wasn't impressed with how much space we had with the next table beside us. Every time we needed to get up to... More

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Philadelphia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We went on a dinner cruise and I felt that for the money we paid (close to $100 per person), it was definitely not worth the money. The food wasn't that good. It was the quality of an average diner. It was essentially like a wedding reception with noisy teeny-bopper music playing (Justin Timberlake, Beyoncé, etc.) full-blast and really nowhere... More

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Cruises42, Manager at Spirit Cruises, responded to this review

Hi there - We are sorry to hear that our cruise did not meet your expectations. We value the open and honest feedback from our guests and would like to thank you for your review. We will absolutely use it to improve our product. Thanks! More

Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We went on this lunch cruise as a "day date" for my husband and I. We went on line and saw the packages and a section for guaranteed window seat for $50. Not sure if this was an additional 50 for the window or $50 a person for the cruise and the window seat, we decided to call and place... More

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Absecon, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A friend took my wife and I for dinner but didn't tell us where we were going. What a delightful surprise to wind up on the Spirit of Philadelphia. The food was good, the staff attentive and I even learned how to do a line dance. Most notable was the beautiful Philadelphia skyline as we cruised along the Delaware River.... More

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Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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3 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Nine of us boarded the Spirit of Philadelphia on a Friday night for a fun night out. Everyone had a great time for different reasons. My 82 year old father loved sitting on the upper deck and watching the sights especially the Naval Boats docked, my daughters and their boyfriends (all in their 20s) danced all night and they had... More

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Senior Reviewer
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3 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We decided to celebrate my father's 91st birthday aboard the Spirit of Philadelphia; obviously many other parties were celebrating special occasions as well. When I book for a Tuesday, I was told that there were no steps to navigate, only the gangplank. On Monday received a call that there were too few passengers and they were canceling the Tuesday cruise,... More

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Cruises42, Manager at Spirit Cruises, responded to this review

Hello - We want to sincerely apologize about your recent experience with us aboard Spirit of Philadelphia. Celebrating a 91st birthday is a big deal and your cruise should have been a memorable event! We take full responsibility for the mistakes mentioned in your review and will absolutely be addressing them with our team in an effort to improve. Furthermore,... More

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