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Belle of Hot Springs Riverboat

5200 Central Avenue, Hot Springs, AR 71913
+1 501-525-4438
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Ranked #10 of 26 Activities in Hot Springs
Type: Tours
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Benton, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

We reserved the Saturday lunch cruise. Lunch was good and the staff was very friendly. The captain provides an informative narration of the history of Lake Hamilton and the surrounding area. Just a little shout out to our waiter and bartender, you guys were great...Go LSU Tigers!!! Would like to try the evening cruise the next time we're in town.

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Camden, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We took the evening cruise with the dinner option. It was a very relaxing cruise, everyone was friendly and the captain even conducted a wedding before we launched. After dinner they opened the dance floor, but I managed to miss that😄. Only complaint was that my prime rib was very very fatty.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We reserved the Friday night dinner cruise. It was a full 2 hour ride that was beautiful. We started promptly at 6pm. We enjoyed the first half on the upper level. The captain provides a complete history about the lake and the area while cruising. We then went downstairs for dinner and dancing. The staff was friendly. The food was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Took the dinner cruise with our elderly mothers. Everyone had a great time and enjoyed a good meal. The wait staff and crew members could not have been nicer or more helpful. The narration about the lake and surrounding area could be updated along with the sound system, but all in all a great night.

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Delavan, Wisconsin
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4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The 2 hour cruise of Lake Hamilton was pleasant and enjoyable. We were even treated by a pilot sky wrting a smiley face in the sky. The narration was also interesting. Our waitress was attentive and cordial. Sadly, the meal left much to be desired...the ribs were tender but not esecially flavorful; the chicken breast was small and dry...no hint... More

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Wood River, Illinois
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66 reviews 66 reviews
38 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We took the evening 2 hour dinner cruise on the Belle. While you don't have to purchase a meal to take the cruise, we chose to do so. There are several choices of entree (fish, ribs, chicken, vegetable) which you choose when you purchase your tickets. While not gourmet, the food was good. The lake has many beautiful homes and... More

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Haughton, Louisiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Took the sunset/dinner cruise. Was EASY to book(inexpensive, too!) -wonderful folks w/servant's hearts (ESPECIALLY MELISSA!!)-GR8 boat (BIG&STEADY)-delicious food, & dancing was SOOOO fun! Offered air-conditioned dining next to large picture windows, as well as open-air viewing atop three deck levels (top deck was where we watched sunset on the water-ABSOLUTELY STUNNING). The tour of waterfront homes was excellent (along with... More

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St Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We took an hour sightseeing cruise - we enjoyed traveling the coastline and seeing the beautiful houses/mansions on Lake Hamilton. The volume of the speakers were perfect and a little history lesson was provided as well.

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Providence, Rhode Island
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is a grand old dame, but the current owners are not taking care of her! When we boarded her she smelled terrible, I could hardly breathe, so i went up to the top deck for the ride. I decided to use the bathroom before the ride started as it would be easier to maneuver on a still boat as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The trip was absolutely beautiful. Sure, the decor was a tad outdated, but it was part of the boat's historic charm. Our waitress, Melissa, was a refreshing delight and the food served on our dinner course was great. I certainly recommend this trip.

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