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Address: 5200 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71913
Phone Number: +1 501-525-4438
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Beautiful ride... Just a little too cold in the fall.

My husband and I enjoyed this ride. We thought the homes were beautiful. Just a little too cold for the top deck during the fall weather. The speakers were a little scratchy which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 7, 2015
Cheri K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed this ride. We thought the homes were beautiful. Just a little too cold for the top deck during the fall weather. The speakers were a little scratchy which made it hard to hear at times but other then that we had fun!

Thank Cheri K
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

My son and I took a ride in June 2015 for my birthday. The lake was nice and the narration was very informative. we sat on top deck,, the speakers were a little scratchy, but we enjoyed the scenery. The lunch was not that amazing, so skip it,, and just do the ride! There are a lot of great gifts... More 

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Paragould, Arkansas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We had a party of nine people and expected to pay the 15% tip on our food bill , minus the charge for the cruise. We were actually planning on paying 20%. This was the first time I ever actually received a bill for the tip. The waitress was apologizing before the handed the bill of $70. We immediately told... More 

2 Thank 585lacey
Jonesville, Louisiana
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Second trip to this venue! The boat is a little "old timey" but has great character. Good food (prime rib) and staff is on top of everything. Go if you get a chance. Could have started the dancing a little earlier with some "country" music us old southerner's could dance to.

1 Thank rlcompserv
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

We took 1:00 pm cruise on Friday 9/18. One hour tour with narration by the captain of the boat. Presentation was excellent about the history of Lake Hamilton and Hot Springs. Enjoyed the cruise with perfect weather.

2 Thank Din110
Nashville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We boarded and sat at reserved table. Service for drinks were ordered very matter-of-factually, at an additional charge not included in the $49.00 charge for ride and dinner. I ordered the ribs which were $39.00, the least expensive entree on the menu. The ribs were tasty but they were served with green beans and baked potato. The salad was buffet... More 

3 Thank Shirley W
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

WE were there on a very hot evening and the indoor dining area was air-conditioned. The meal was okay, ordered the prime rib, but if you like it rare or medium rare, skip it. It was a little bit overdone and wasn't very hot. Wife had the chicken and she liked it. One thing that wasn't very good. There was... More 

1 Thank John Cathy B
Carrollton, Texas
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We took the dinner dance cruise on a hot summer evening in August. Nice food and wonderful narration as we toured Lake Hamilton. No one got up to dance except some little girls until the second to the last dance, then the floor was packed. Nice selection of viewing - indoor air conditioned or upper outside deck. Waitress and others... More 

2 Thank Kathy S
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

We were very disappointed with this tour given how it is advertised and the sheer cost of it. The boat sails up lake Hamilton and literally turns and comes back again. It also has to stretch out a two hour journey so he prepared to sit and "float" just to kill time. We were very thankful that we did not... More 

3 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Arlington, Texas
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Great view for the boat tour. The ladies at the front where you purchase the tickets were off and not organized at all. Not a good first impression. The boat did smell odd especially in the restrooms. Fast bar service getting drinks! The Captain would speak a lot about who owned the homes - who cares if it is the... More 

2 Thank 10_jp_10

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