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Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train

2805 Colonial Blvd, Colonial Station, Fort Myers, FL 33966-1012
+1 239-275-8487
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great meal and fun night

Traveled with a group to enjoy the murder mystery train, thinking OK - a show & a ride, but it's a... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2016
haroldw387
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Tucson
Pricey for what you get, but a fun time and a unique experience!

My family and I embarked upon the 'Deadly Doubles' murder mystery last weekend, and we were... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2016
Kris W
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Orlando, Florida
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The Murder Mystery Dinner Train (owned and operated by Seminole Gulf Railway) offers a Unique Dining Experience where passengers enjoy our table side Murder Mystery Show and a Nostalgic Train Trip as our On-board Chef prepares a delicious Five Course Dinner. The train seats up to 208 people and operates year round, Wednesday through Sunday, and holds special holiday events, like a Sweetheart Express for Valentine's Day, a New Year's Eve Gala, two traditional New England style Thanksgiving dinners, and Halloween Ghost Trains. The Murder Mystery Dinner Train also offers hotel Get-Away packages with special rates available only through the railroad.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“prime rib” (138 reviews)
“course meal” (26 reviews)
“fun evening” (34 reviews)
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2805 Colonial Blvd, Colonial Station, Fort Myers, FL 33966-1012
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

Traveled with a group to enjoy the murder mystery train, thinking OK - a show & a ride, but it's a train, so not so great food. We were surprised!! A great meal, served well even through the rocking of the train. Best prime rib...More

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2016

Thank you for your review. We aim to keep guests like yourselves pleasantly surprised every time. See you next time on the Murder Mystery Dinner Train. All aboard!

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Reviewed 15 June 2016

My family and I embarked upon the 'Deadly Doubles' murder mystery last weekend, and we were enchanted with the great views and beautifully kept interior of the train itself. However, the food was lacking in choice for the money charged - the tween girls (and...More

Thank Kris W
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2016

Thank you for your review. While we did not earn a fifth star from your this time, we appreciate your feedback as we strive to always improve. If you wish to try something a little different, come out on our Thanksgiving Feast Train. We have...More

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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Okay, let me start by saying, we had a great time at our table! However, there were a few things we didn't love... The train smelled old, but then it is, so understandable. We were the youngest people in our car, again we can deal...More

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2016

I appreciate your comments as we strive to improve. We change our murder mysteries and menu regularly throughout the year. I hope another show might tempt you to try us again. All aboard!

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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We were able to purchase tickets about 3 hours before departure which was really great. The train is really cute and a comfortable ride. Our server Jamie was very friendly and provided outstanding service. The food was delicious except for the dessert, they served key...More

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2016

Thank your for your review. I hope we earn your five star review on your next trip. All aboard!

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Reviewed 20 May 2016

This was a delightful train ride. The food was excellent and the show was quite amusing. Just keep in mind the drinks are not included so you could run up an unexpected bill just with coke refills.

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2016

Thank your for your review. We aim to please and hope to see you again on the train. All aboard!

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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

1. If you go make sure to pay attention to where the train is. If you see the sign for it you probably passed CONS: they didn't seem to have a well put together mystery. It seemed like everyone was saying they were guilty. Our...More

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2016

Thank you for your comments as we aim to improve. We do change the murder mystery shows shows around on a scheduled basis, and I hope we may tempt you with another show more to your liking.

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Reviewed 19 May 2016

No sir! That is the Gulf Seminole Murder Mystery Dinner Train. You get a 5 course meal. A nice train ride in an historic train and a murder mystery play. I believe the cost is $63. So to me it is a value and worth...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2016

We were privileged to be guests of some friends on a dinner train outing that was beyond expectations in every way. The train departs Ft. Myers and travels to Punta Gorda and back 5 nights a week. During the journey, an unbelievably excellent meal consisting...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

For the price I had high expectations, unfortunately it did not live up to them. The surface was good for them having to serve so many people that one time, but don't expect anything too personal. The food was just okay: the first course was...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2016

Have wanted to do this for years. Loved the train ride through some undisturbed natural areas. The wait staff took pride in serving the ordered food to the individual who ordered it and was very attentive. The actors performed between serving periods and was a...More

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shandri
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$79.95 pp on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. $84.95 pp on Saturday.
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Response from MurderMysDinnerTrain | Property representative |
Coffee, tea, and iced tea are included, as is tap water. However, sodas, bottled water, specialty drinks and alcoholic beverages are not included. As for gratuities, we suggest $8 per person for the meal service plus... More
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Apologies for the delay in this response. All cancellations of prepaid reservations must be made by 12 PM (12 noon) EST of the day prior to the day of departure in order to receive a refund. Otherwise refunds are not... More
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