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Padelford Riverboats

109 reviews
Saint Paul, MN, USA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a nice riverboat ride. The tour guide info was hard to hear as the volume was low with too many people talking over the sound.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Douglas R
Reviewed July 15, 2019

Took friends for an evening dinner cruise: could not be happier. Great meal, super courteous staff, wonderful way to relax and enjoy. The company is very good to work with and they are also family friendly. It's also helpful that they offer good vegetarian option...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bernard L
Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

Joined great friends for their wedding on the riverboat cruise. Beautiful! Staff were friendly and helpful and really made the day special! The scenic views were awesome. Definitely must do!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank K9696DSmelissac
Reviewed June 16, 2019

Joined the noon sailing and as it was a cold wet day we sat inside. Gradually several other groups came and we all had drinks and were happily waiting to leave. At 12.15 over 60 children entered and we sailed, The noise was deafening and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank heathermW4544EQ
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Got a couple hours ? You by yourself, or bring your family, plenty of space and an extremely peaceful ride ... Gorgeous view the entire trip ! Recommended to all.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Not a real historic paddle boat - but a trip up river to Harriet Island and with interesting wildlife including a few sightings of bald eagles. Very tranquil in the bustle of the twin cities

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Roger M
Reviewed September 7, 2018

The cruise was nice but don't go for the food. I attended a taco/margarita cruise and, when it was time to eat, they ran out of salsa and sour cream. The service was also poor- I had asked for a fork (I wanted to do...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sherpa701838
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

I'm glad I purchased my tickets on Groupon and therefore got a nicely discounted rate for 6 people. We did the 2:30 in the afternoon tour. Basically you either sit in the air-conditioned Lounge or on the upper deck along the sides, front, or back....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FrankieMak
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Had a relaxing time on the boat. Even my teenager liked it. Will try it again sometime. Maybe an evening cruise. Tips: If you buy tickets online you have to still exchange for a ticket at ticket booth. Boarding is 30 min before launch so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MNviews
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We just took visiting family from Canada on a Saturday evening dinner cruise and it was delightful. We planned this as a highlight of the weekend family visit and our guests enjoyed it greatly and it was fun for us. The staff are professional, it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bernard L
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LindaB5824
August 8, 2016|
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Response from Janet J | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a large parking lot.
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August 8, 2016|
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Response from Sadee S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a large free parking lot. Beware of road construction. I ran into 2 detours near there! Fortunately, I had planned on arriving very early, to get a good seat on the boat!!
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Don M
April 19, 2015|
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Response from ChateauMpls |
It is a recorded narration. There is also a map available at the bar that points out historic points on the River with an explanation. The map is free.
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