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Southern Empress Cruises

Willis, TX, USA
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About Southern Empress Cruises
1900's replica 3 story paddle wheel cruise ship on Lake Conroe. Dining, dancing and romancing of a bygone era!
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Lisa in Texas wrote a review Mar 2020
16 contributions3 helpful votes
Husband made reservations for our anniversary. The boat is in dire need of repair and looked like it could use a good cleaning. The cocktails (overpriced) are served in flimsy plastic cups. The pier area going up to the boat was buckled and in need of repair as well. Don't waste your money here!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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yvonnemadson wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
We traveled as a couple and met a lot of wonderful people! There were birthday parties, anniversaries and just people having fun. We enjoyed the music and food was good. Thanks and will do again!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Whaledad wrote a review Dec 2019
Spring, Texas1 contribution
Pre-dinner you are in the bar/music area. Out boat tour was basically ruined when we saw the bartender opening a Jack Daniels bottle with her teeth, and later taking cherries out of the cocktail ingredients container with her fingers... to snack on them. The food was no more than OK for such an expensive arrangement. The live musician was OK when he played, but spent most of this time jabbing with his family over the microphone. There is nothing wrong with having your family in the audience, but they are not the audience.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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madi wrote a review Nov 2019
5 contributions2 helpful votes
4 hours of my life i won’t get back. licking the barnacles off the ship would taste better than the cafeteria food we were given. if 1 ply toilet paper was a cruise this would be it. i would go into detail of the horrors i experienced that night, but i would rather not re-live it.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Marian Ausmus Kinnan wrote a review Oct 2019
Texas5 contributions2 helpful votes
Four of us went October 5, 2019. We had a great time! The staff was wonderful. The food was delicious. The show was so much fun. The DJ was awesome. The ride on Lake Conroe was very smooth. I had read some bad reviews so I was a little skeptical. Sure glad I saw for myself! The boat itself is beautiful! Thank you crew and staff for a wonderful evening!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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