My husband & I celebrated our anniversary this year with the 3-hour dinner cruise on the Spirit of Norfolk- we couldn't have had a better time! The staff from start to finish was fabulous. The food was great, & was replenished on the buffet promptly. The ambiance is wonderful- it was so nice to have a fancy romantic evening in this setting. (I do recommend very nice dress clothes (think what you may wear to a wedding), as that is what most people will be wearing.) We really loved the flexibility to move about the ship as we wanted- it was nice to enjoy the food & music inside, but be able to take a little break & enjoy some quiet & romantic time alone together outside on the upper decks as well. The additional low-light bar on the 3rd deck was a nice touch. We also received commemorative wine glasses, which were a wonderful keepsake. We loved the diversity of the music & crowd- they made sure there was something to enjoy on the dance floor for everyone, & the DJ was so much fun. I completely disagree with the reviewer that complained this was something for '20-somethings only'- that was not our experience at all- we found a delightfully diverse crowd- families, individual couples, a small wedding party, people celebrating anniversaries ranging from 1 year to an amazing 47 years married, and we even got to witness a very sweet proposal take place. And my husband and I both are WELL out of our 20's, so would not be looking for a rowdy 'club' type atmosphere, trust me. =). This was an amazing, fun-yet-romantic night, exactly what we'd hoped for. It was pricey, yes. However, the experience is unique & unbeatable. We highly recommend it if you're looking for a special night!
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