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Southern Empress Cruises
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible21%
Dec 9, 2018
“Interesting way to see Lake Conroe”
Nov 6, 2018
“Haunted Ghost Ship”
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7039 Kingston Cove Ln, Willis, TX 77318-9176
+1 936-588-3000
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

My sister and I did the lunch cruise on a beautiful spring day. The ship is lovely but needs some tlc and the food was disappointing. In spite of that we enjoyed the lovely lake views and seeing a different perspective from the water.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dianne T
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Attended the haunted ghost ship here, the weekend before Halloween. For the price the tour wasn't awful, however I'm not sure I'd drive an hour for it again. We do plan on visiting again in January for an actual cruise and dinner event. The haunted...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nancy Michele S
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Only attend if you have nothing else to do and you find a discount ticket. The drinks are outrageously priced and they pour lightly. (I has to complain and the bartender was reluctant to make anything right. I called ahead of time because of my...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Starr C
Reviewed June 5, 2018

Look, I read all the reviews. Sadly, I did this after I purchased a discounted voucher (groupon/living social has them both) and invited a friend to buy one too, so they could join us. We both laughed at some of the things we read, cringed...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jacqueline A
Reviewed June 3, 2018

My wife and I had a great time. The ship was older but that was what was classic about it. Food was excellent. Met and talked with the owner. Very informative. Staff was very helpful and pleasant. We have already recommended this to our friends...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed May 22, 2018

My husband and I received reservations to Southern Empress for a dinner cruise as a gift. Whenever you plan to book your reservation do know that most of the time you have to book a month or two in advance so its not a last...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Natalie D
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Not overcrowded, very good entertainment. Very smooth ride, very friendly staff, food ok..one of us had dry chicken. Price with Groupon was good

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank edpetersjr
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

I think some of the reviews are a bit unfair. Don't expect to aboard a 5 star cruise ship and I think you will genuinely enjoy this cruise. The coast and nearby area could use some cleaning up. Met some lovely people. The food was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tomgirl98
Reviewed May 9, 2018

So, I bought dinner for 4 off of groupon. I call to make the resevation and they asked for my credit card to pay for gratuity and taxes. Totaling another 73.44 Details Person $82.58 Required Gratuity: 1 $12.59 Person $82.58 Required Gratuity: 1 $12.59 Person...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank James F
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

This was fun. The coast could of been a little cleaner but it was a good deal buying a Groupon for this. Fun experience, friendly staff

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Jayne B
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John L
August 2, 2018|
Response from 785alenaw | Reviewed this property |
Most standard dinner cruise start at 7pm. Check the website or call for specific dates and tines.
Cheryl R
April 18, 2017|
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Response from Admin51 | Reviewed this property |
I purchased our tickets through a Groupon deal, and they actually have them quite often. You will literally be staying very close to the ship. My daughter lives in Seven Coves and we can see the ship from her house.