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Come aboard Spirit of Washington for a unique mix of dining, entertainment and views. Cruising the Potomac River year-round, Spirit offers lunch, dinner, and holiday cruises like Father's Day, plus a variety of themed cruises.
600 Water St SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
+1 202-479-4577
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For a cruise option for Valentines day, I was skeptical for a few reasons. Cold weather, being stuck on the water and the what if of (What if this night goes bad quickly?" the Spirit of Washington took all of my fears away. We were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank richthomasleo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our Christmas party cruise was the best! The music was festive, the food was surprisingly unique in a good way. The service was first class. I'm a native Washingtonian but seeing the city from the water is always a wonder for me.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank donakc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a wonder event. The food was amazing and DJ Easy was just hot. The staff was really attentive and social. Be shoe to bring dancing shoes and an empty stomach.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jg52fresh
Reviewed January 10, 2019

Great food, drink, service, and entertainment on this cruise. Really nice venue to spend the holiday. Top deck gives you great views down the Potomac. Would do it again!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Storyteller11003
Reviewed January 10, 2019

Excellent time! The folks visited from Virginia Beach were very satisfied and happy. The event with close friends was a forever treasure safe keep.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dandano2018
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

My Girl Scouts and their Moms received excellent customer service, delicious food, and awesome music for all ages!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kisha M
Reviewed January 1, 2019

My family had a wonderful time. We were celebrating my son and my birthday. It was such a great event to go to. The Buffet was fabulous. We enjoyed dancing and the DJ. I also liked that the crew gave us some history to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank P Y
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Anniversary cruise and it was beautiful. The food was delicious and hot, the wait staff were all amazing. My only suggestion is to mix up the music a little more. I know it can be hard to find hip hop appropriate for all but it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank marioanduna
Reviewed December 19, 2018

The scenic lunch cruise was ok. Nothing spectacular. The boarding was slow, we were crowded trying to get on the boat. The food was basic. The views were not that impressive. The top deck was so crowded and noisy you couldn't carry on a simple...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kurt_Mich75
Reviewed December 19, 2018

We had a great experience on the cruise. The staff couldn't have been any more helpful and friendly, the food was great and the boat was fantastic. Wonderful new memories were made! We will be back for sure!

Date of experience: November 2018
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November 26, 2018|
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Response from Andre D | Reviewed this property |
Each passenger gets an assigned seat for the dinner cruise, and the seating is inside. They serve dinner buffet style, so they call your table up one by one to eat. A waitress or waiter is assigned to your table too... More
Bobbie Ai J
June 5, 2018|
Response from Susie K | Reviewed this property |
I am aware that they serve alcohol on some excursions, but do not know if is ok to bring your own. Call them and ask! This is such a lovely trip to take and it should be all you hope it to be!
Clara W
March 26, 2017|
Response from ladonnashrum | Reviewed this property |
We did the dinner, but the meal is included.