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Address: 401 S Columbus Blvd, Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, PA 19106-4300
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+1 866-455-3866

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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Fun night, but very crowded

I took my wife here for her birthday for a Saturday dinner cruise. I had paid for a guaranteed window seat and a souvenir glass. We checked in and received our tickets from the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 January 2017
Kimberton, Pennsylvania

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Brunswick, Georgia
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96 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This was a gift from my fiancé!! It was so lovely!! We had a lot of fun!! It was a beautiful Saturday with great food, drinks, and dancing! Definitely worth it!!

Thank Keisha Yvette H
Kimberton, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

I took my wife here for her birthday for a Saturday dinner cruise. I had paid for a guaranteed window seat and a souvenir glass. We checked in and received our tickets from the booth outside, had our picture taken, which turned out to be $30 for one and $40 for two at the end of the night, didn't bother... More 

2 Thank mknabster
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 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.

1 Thank Blake T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 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.

Thank santoraas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 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 

2 Thank foodlove17340
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 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.

Thank Gina H
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 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 

Thank Warm-heart-always
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 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.

Thank Donna M
Malvern, Pa
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202 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 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 

Thank Curiouspb
Fort Myers, Florida
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135 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 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!

Thank jim w

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