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Address: 401 S. Columbus Blvd., Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number:
+1 866-455-3866
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Great Entertainment at a Great Value. That's the Spirit.

Festive yet...

Great Entertainment at a Great Value. That's the Spirit.

Festive yet affordable, the Spirit of Philadelphia, conveniently located at Penn's Landing is alive with vibrant dining and entertainment, day or night. Come aboard for a brunch, lunch, sunset or dinner cruise and let us engage you with our unique combination of dining, dancing, entertainment and breathtaking views. And the best part? It's all included for one price. Welcome Aboard.

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Nice but pricey

Nice but not worth price. Buffet, not sit down dinner. Upgrades we purchased made the experience better a window table, alcohol package, but at a hefty price. We were sad that... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 7, 2016
santoraas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Poor service, food is less than desirable, music was not good. For over$600 for a couple this was very disappointing, waiter barely came to the table- no need to purchase the drink upgrade.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Nice but not worth price. Buffet, not sit down dinner. Upgrades we purchased made the experience better a window table, alcohol package, but at a hefty price. We were sad that there was no one pointing out the sights and the cruise was just a ride back and forth up the river so a little boring for 3 hours.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Ruined my husbands birthday! I wanted to plan a romantic dinner and a lovely setting with dancing. We followed the suggested dress code, we dressed nicely and I paid extra for a table for two by the window. What we got was a boat booked with 50 to 60 screaming teenagers! Dress code? We were one of the only ones... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Very nice and clean ship. We went for a lunch cruise, felt it to be a little short, the dinner cruise is 3 hours, lunch cruise is 2 hours. The staff was very friendly. We loved the food. It was a very nice pleasant atmosphere. The top deck was very relaxing. Would definitely do it again.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

OVERPRICED - I consider that almost $300 for two is A LOT! Tables were too close to each other. We had window seats and it was difficult to move around to get food which, by the way, wasn't the greatest. If i had to do it again, I would definitely get the basic package NO upgrades - no worth it,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Boat was pretty and very festive for Halloween. Employees were friendly and courteous. Food was OMG FIRE SPICY HOT !! Not many of us eat it. The ride was pleasant. As long as your with good company it was good.

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Malvern, Pa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our Moonlight Dinner Cruise. We were not expecting exceptional cuisine. What we were expecting was a beautiful view of the river during the cruise and a nice private table. We were pleasantly surprised with our table and our view. Our waitress was the best and very helpful and attentive. We would definitely go on the Spirit of... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We loved this river trip. Buffet lunch the dancing or go topside like we did. We saw South New Jersey and the battle ship U.S.S. New Jersey. I served with her in Viet Nam and was happy to see it was Not turned in to razor blades yet This was well worth thr trip!

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Thank jim w
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

The food was good. The ship was fantastic. The wait staff was second to none. A good value for the dollar. Only one thing could have been better. The musical choice of the DJ but he had to appeal to the majority of the ships guests who were all younger and into newer music. Not enough classic dance tunes. Overall... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Took this tour/ lunch cruise with group of 20. Food was really good. The iced tea wasn't good, had too much lemon. The top deck was relaxing and the wait staff was great!

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