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Star of Knoxville Riverboat

300 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902-2415
+1 865-525-7827
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Babybeant

Very very disappointed.. boat was to load at 3. Crew was still bringing food and ice on.. very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
babybeant
via mobile
Back door view of the University of Tennessee and some beautiful landscaped yards!!

We had a Very nice buffet lunch, the service was great! The whole staff was very helpful and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
lusks46
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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The Star of Knoxville Riverboat is an authentic 325-passenger sternwheel riverboat offering sightseeing, lunch, dinner, entertainment and moonlight cruises along the Tennessee River.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (14 reviews)
“lunch cruise” (12 reviews)
“green beans” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
300 Neyland Dr, Knoxville, TN 37902-2415
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+1 865-525-7827
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very very disappointed.. boat was to load at 3. Crew was still bringing food and ice on.. very disorganized..310 they opened the boat.. seating was very cramped..air conditioning must not of been working. Watched thermostat climb to 81... moved upstairs to open deck.. seating was...More

Thank babybeant
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a Very nice buffet lunch, the service was great! The whole staff was very helpful and congenial. Very pretty ride down the Tennessee River. You travel past the University of Tennessee football stadium and past the Tennessee basketball arena, traveling on down passing...More

Thank lusks46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I enjoyed the cruise along the Tennessee river. The weather and views were amazing. My only reason for ranking average: 20 min wait line for a cocktail, small unkept restrooms, and not enough seating.

Thank 4ginad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time with great food and entertainment, sights weren't bad either! We took our family from Florida and they thoroughly enjoyed it too. Thanks TN Riverboat!

Thank darlene s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I attended the evening cruise. The prime rib was cooked to perfection. The staff was friendly and attentive. It's a lot of value for the money. I highly recommend this cruise for people of all ages. Thank you for your hospitality. We...More

Thank Josh J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was on the cruise with my family and we really enjoyed it! We drove from Nashville for a long weekend and felt the staff really took care of us. We also enjoyed the deluxe dinner! If we could take the food home we would...More

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Live entertainment did not exist! 2 hour dinner cruise consisted of 20 minute boat ride. Nonflushing toilets in the bathrooms that were nasty. Less than satisfactory food. We were all told their was a malfunction on the boat the last thirty minutes we were there...More

Thank traceywintersjenkins
TNriverboat, Manager at Star of Knoxville Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Tracey, as i said on my google review and facebook reply. We are terribly sorry about the generator malfuntion. It was an unforeseen situation and we are currently still working on it. Please call us at (865) 525-7827 so that we can rectify the situation....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what a great cruise with scenic views up and down the Tennessee River and tremendous customer service, too! Highly recommend this! They have a great location a few blocks from downtown with ample parking and easy access to the boat. Two levels and the...More

Thank TNchuckc
TNriverboat, Manager at Star of Knoxville Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review!! We are so glad you had an excellent experience with us! We hope to see you again and again!

Reviewed 12 June 2017

We spent the first 30 minutes at the dock waiting for a generator that never did work so there was no power on the boat. Decided to take the lunch cruise but only for the site seeing and was relieved, The online photos of the...More

1  Thank j r
Reviewed 11 June 2017

My husband and I went on a lunch date cruise the 7th of June and really enjoyed our time together! He is active duty army, so it was nice to get some time together without having to pay an arm and a leg! Lunch was...More

1  Thank kcf4
TNriverboat, Manager at Star of Knoxville Riverboat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review!! We are so glad that you had a great time! We hope to see you again soon!

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Response from F B | Reviewed this property |
I'd say so, yes. I remember the gangplank to be wide enough for a wheelchair. It was quite sturdy, no describable difference between dock & boat. There is plenty of space in the main cabin/dinning area to maneuver. There... More
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Marguerite L
9 September 2016|
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The attire is casual most wear dressy casual . Linda
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Yomike26
11 May 2016|
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Response from debclowers | Reviewed this property |
The only time the boat doesn't run is in extremely high winds...which is rarely ever.
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