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Join us aboard Spirit of New York and Spirit of New Jersey for a fun mix of dining, dancing, entertainment and skyline views. Cruising the Hudson River year-round, Spirit has a variety of lunch, dinner, moonlight and holiday cruises like Mother's...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Toured the sights of the harbour during a bitterly cold November Day. The trip was entertaining and the buffet was excellent. The only complaint was the dearth of staff serving drinks to a VERY large crowd of people. The wait staff were overwhelmed and could...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Eric_Ni_02
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was super excited for the holiday lights dinner cruise, but I was disappointed in the experience. Tickets were purchased online (paying extra to make sure we had a table for two and a window seat), but that extra cost was a waste....only 4-5 other...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Travelinforfun_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, food was solid, bought the open bar upgrade, worth every penny. Highly recommend for a date.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank CarmeloCamilleri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time. Staff was extremely polite and food was good. It was my son’s birthday and they made it very special. It was great being tourist in my own time. Highly recommend it.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Rumana K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The biggest disappointment ever !!!! We went as 2 couples to celebrate a 50th birthday, the cruise line were notified and it was never acknowledged . my friend was so sad. We told our waitress and she shrugged and walked away . We upgraded to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Lee3W33
Reviewed November 25, 2018

We had a great time on this dinner cruise. Only reason giving 4 stars is that we had to ask for water and waitress never refilled water glasses. I assume they wanted us to drink alcohol or were low on water. We were last to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Lori D
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

It was my first ever experience in a cruise ship and it was one of my best experiences, it was my birthday on 14th November and I had the best time on the cruise ship from the beginning till the end. Hospitality was amazing, food...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank vikky m
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did the Spirit of New York buffet lunch for our last day in the city and we’re so glad we did. The food was great, we were given a window seat so we had brilliant views and the staff were polite...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank GoPlaces50859
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I truly enjoyed the experience, The staff was courteous and professional, we had a great table and the food was tasty. The gospel music was lovely and inspirational.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Aruba29
Reviewed October 31, 2018

We cruised the Spirit of New York Fall Foliage Brunch cruise on 28th October and every single aspect was amazing. Despite the miserable weather, the crew were out helping people on board the boat. Once we got inside, we were immediately seated and much to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JadeLilly_12
November 8, 2017|
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Response from Aida L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, call the 800 number and tell them its a birthday celebration; they will tell you what they can do for you. For our birthday, they put a birthday sign on the table with the birthday boy and girl. and they had chocolate... More
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Maryjo0929
Melbourne, Australia
Our proposed Itinerary.Don't want to rush things? (6 Replies)
Arriv.late Sat.night. after long flight from Australia inc. 6hrs stopover in LA. We would have left home approx 26 hrs earlier. We are late 50's but quite fit. Both of us are determined to give the subway a go and hopefully get it right.The worst that can happen we might have to backtrack if we get on the wrong train. We will catch a taxi from JFK as landing around 10pm. Am getting lots of help from this forum in regards to all aspects of planning this holiday. Most thankful. Not visiting...More
June 01, 2012|
Response fromAynat62|
Hey Maryjo, your itinerary sounds do-able to me, you have grouped things pretty well. Do you have your hotel booked? Will you be buying an unlimited metrocard (it's worth it). Using the subway is a smart thing to do. It's easy, just remember which way you want to head: uptown or downtown. Also read the FAQ on the right hand side about 'how do I ride the subway' in regards to express trains and local trains. The buses are also easy to use and are handy when the subway is not as...More
Nicola Q
Darvel, United Kingdom
NYC Wedding Reception (4 Replies)
Hi, I am wondering if someone could help. My partner and I are travelling to NY from Scotland next April to get married in Central Park. All aspects of the wedding are organised except for the Wedding reception. We will have around 30 guests and are thinking about booking The Spirit of New York dinner cruise. I have read some mixed reviews for this cruise from holiday makers, but not many reviews from people who have had their reception onboard, or from guests who attended a Wedding...More
August 10, 2014|
Response fromNicola Q|
Thank you, I will check that out!
M286UDchris
Douglas, United Kingdom
Spirit of New York cruise (1 Replies)
We are considering booking above as a buffet would suit our son rather than a plated meal. Any views on the cruise and how much are drinks on board?
April 13, 2015|
Response fromAynat62|
There are reviews on TripAdvisor for that cruise. It's got a pretty good review rating. tripadvisor.com.au/Attraction_Review-g60763-… As for the drink costs, maybe you could contact some of the reviewers and ask what the costs were.