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Address: 600 Water Street SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
Phone Number: +1 866-306-2469
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Enjoy live music, dining, exceptional service and monumental views....

Enjoy live music, dining, exceptional service and monumental views. Cruising year-round from the Gangplank Marina, Odyssey offers brunch, lunch, dinner and holiday cruises like Father's Day, plus all sorts of specialty cruises.

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Better than I expected, Really liked this cruise!

I have been on boat cruises before, but the Odyssey Potomac Boat Cruise was much better than I expected. The boat is a glass enclosed flat sailing vessel, so you can see... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
gogogoin2010
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Seattle

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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103 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This tour sounded like such a wonderful evening. Boy was I wrong. The lack of sufficient air conditioning was just the beginning. They were completely understaffed. Couldn't get a waiter so waited in line 20 minutes for a $21 beer and awful cocktail. Then the promised sit down dinner was a horrible buffet. And where were all the great sights??... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was very disappointed with this cruise. It was my mother's birthday and this is what she wanted. We paid an additional $100 for guaranteed window sitting only to be placed directly in the sun on the hottest day of the year. The food service was slow. The servers repeatedly brought the wrong food and drinks to our table. Although... More 

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Thank Lauren M
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49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I bought two groupons for this experience for me and my wife's 7th anniversary in an effort to do something special and different. That it was! We are normally very sea sick type people but once on the boat it was a very smoothie ride. The food, all three courses, was delicious. I had crab cakes and my wife had... More 

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Seattle
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149 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been on boat cruises before, but the Odyssey Potomac Boat Cruise was much better than I expected. The boat is a glass enclosed flat sailing vessel, so you can see everything around you. There are plenty of viewing areas on the exterior of the boat. It is a leisurely cruise down the Potomac River and was a great... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful lunch and with views of the monuments of our Capitol. The food and service were excellent-try the braised beef. There was live music thru the cruise,which was a nice complement, but at times it drowned out the person on the speakers identifying what you were seeing as you cruised along.

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Mystic, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stay away! Total rip off! If the tide is too high you turn around and see nothing but construction and buildings. They don't tell you ahead of time so call prior to leaving.

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Humble, Texas, USA
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122 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a group for the lunch cruise. Our server was Mikella, who was OUTSTANDING!! She was quick witted, pleasant, funny, accommodating.....just a ray of sunshine in a personality. The food was delicious. Started off with a small salad, and goat cheese with toast. I had salmon served with a lemon, dried red pepper orzo. There was a choice of... More 

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Banstead
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This evening, on Father's Day, was sold as special and described as luxury. It wasn't. The staff were, at best indifferent. We had booked the luxury package at $471 for two. Probably worth the $71 of that. Droopy flower arrangement on the tables sums up the whole evening. Champagne was not on arrival but, after asking twice, was finally served... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

I feel as if I played into a scam. I paid over $500 for mediocre service. Definitely not worth it when I could have gone with the Spirit cruise for $45 and have much more fun and great value for the buck. I reserved a platinum bar (open bar) and dinner for 2. We were charged $30 extra for filet... More 

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1 Thank Nanah K
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

My boyfriend and I took the Odyssey cruise for Valentine's Day and it was absolutely heavenly!!!!! The boat was beautiful, and the crew members are out of this world. The crew members were personable with not only us, but other guests I was observing. Even though the crew members were working they were still enjoying themselves. The DJ was playing... More 

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