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BB Riverboats

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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“dinner cruise”(68 reviews)
“cheesecake”(24 reviews)
“top deck”(25 reviews)
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Sightseeing cruises on the Ohio River.
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101 Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071-1069
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+1 859-261-8500
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The weather on the day of the cruise was cold, wet and rainy which made the cruise all that more uncomfortable. That was something that was simply not the only factor in this trip. Our party of 4 was told to board by 7 o'clock...More

Thank Husted957
Reviewed 2 days ago

The wife and I went here for the fireworks cruise on Labor Day weekend. We chose this because we wanted to avoid the crowds and have an excellent view of the fireworks. Neither worked out. We arrived and were surprised to learn that there were...More

Thank KEITH D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Planning a wedding while I was in Korea and my fiancee was in California was no easy task. However, Missy and the whole crew did an incredible job helping us plan, suggesting vendors, and putting us at ease so we literally came into town 10...More

Thank Angela1902
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had mixed reviews, The food was good but not very hot. They served buffet. They mention the cheese cake but ran out. and had to put out a substitute. Our waitress left a little bit to be desired. It took almost a half an...More

2  Thank MARILU_HO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not what I expected. Left port 45 minutes late at 12:15am then we were back by 1:30am. Expensive trip for $22/person.. Only food to order was hamburger, hotdog, chicken strips or fries. No DJ.or dance floor. 3 characters dressed up, so nothing haunted about this...More

Thank Kelley H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the dinner cruise and the food and service were excellent. The view of the Cincinnati skyline at night was perfect and memorable from the upper level of the boat.

Thank David K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the evening Captain's Dinner Cruise on a lovely late summer night in September. We were very fortunate to be at the front of the buffet line, and had a nice dinner; felt it was worth the extra fee to have window seats...More

Thank dhardie66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Captain's Dinner Cruise on the Kentucky/Ohio River . The crew and food was great and the group we were with had a good time.

Thank dixiedog2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well organised buffet cruise on Belle of Cincinnati. Good food and sightseeing. Entertainment was somewhat poor and the server for our table was dreadful! Cruise did not have any commentary or information on the history of Paddle Steamers which left us feeling somewhat let down.

Thank wjmcauley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love taking river cruises to find out about the history of waterfront cities. This one was the worst we've ever been on. The boat is old, and while it is clean, it is very musty smelling inside. It has to be the slowest cruise...More

Thank gjslhs2018
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Jessie P
July 29, 2018|
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Response from memoryseeker | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest calling them and explaining why you’d like to take your dog.
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Carrie L
July 3, 2018|
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Response from memoryseeker | Reviewed this property |
We did not have a problem hearing. It was almost a year ago that we took this cruise.
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sherryt818
May 4, 2018|
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Response from 919tamarae | Reviewed this property |
Too answer your question, the cost per person was $42.00. With that being said, that price included the boat tour, admission, dinner, the music, keepsake cup, boat cruise bingo,(with free souvenirs if you win), & an eight by... More
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