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Address: 5200 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71913
Phone Number: +1 501-525-4438
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Dinner dance cruise on the Belle of Hot Springs and tour of Lake Hamilton and the beautiful homes along its shores.

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Carrollton, Texas
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Carrollton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

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 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

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 

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Arlington, Texas
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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 

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North Richland Hills, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

As a family of four we went on the 3:00 cruise with half price ice cream so we didn't eat any meals to review. The cost was a bit much, over $60 for four. The Duck cruise might have been cheaper but only on the water for about 15 minutes. The Belle is on there for around 1 1/2 hours.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Since there are two trip advisor pages for the Belle, I will try to keep this review to the actual cruise. We ate lunch on the cruise and it was awful (see that review on the Bellle's restaurant page). The cruise was smooth and an ok diversion during our summer vacation in Hot Springs. There was a "tour" by what... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My fiance' & I took the sunset dinner cruise as part of our 3 year anniversary trip. When we sat down, they asked us if we were celebrating anything & acknowledged everyone's celebrations at the end of the cruise. Our service was great but the food could use some improvement. We each got the prime rib and it was decent.... More 

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Little Rock, AR
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

I recently visited during a family trip. I can honestly say that it was the most filthy dining experience I've ever had. From the tables, the floors, the utensils, plates, etc., it was awful. An advertisement in a plastic holder on our table was what I would call "very crusty." I didn't expect a 5, 4, or even 3 star... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

area that boat went on the lake was not bad But I thought that it could have been better. would have also been nice to have heard more history about the like instead of some of the houses that were build buy corporate CEO's.

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Barling, Arkansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Very friendly and helpful staff. We went to sail the 3:00 pm sailing which has a minimum of 15 people to sail. They called us at 2:30 letting us know they were still sailing but when we showed up they didn't have enough so they offered us to sail the 7:00 pm dinner cruise for the same price but without... More 

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Natchitoches, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The cruise was ok, the narrated tour was very brief. There were 2 roaches crawling on the ceiling and floor. The food was bland and overpriced. Once dinner was over, the cruise was pretty boring. The service was good, so were the drinks and dessert! The view of the sunset was amazing.

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