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Spirit of Boston is laid-back and fun with an exciting experience. Come aboard for a unique mix of dining, dancing, entertainment and views. Cruising year-round from Boston's historic Seaport District, Spirit offers lunch, dinner, cocktail and...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
200 Seaport Blvd, Commonwealth Pier, Boston, MA 02210-2031
Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
+1 617-748-1450
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great time with live dj , drinks at the bar and Boston harbor at sunset . Cool breeze in your hair and a drink in your hand what a relaxed two hour cruise , and the buffet was of course delicious we be back for...More

Thank kevinc0llins
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took my mother in law here for a family cruise for her birthday and we all had a really great time! The food is absolutely delicious, and it was fun to see the city from another perspective. Games on the roof were fun --...More

Thank dank09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the boat, the food, and the sights! Our waiter was slow bring my cocktail (30 min) and refilling our waters (45 min). The boat was great for everyone, kids played games or danced to music. Because it was a nice day I wish...More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on the Starlight cruise to celebrate an anniversary. It honestly was a mixed bag, while most of the staff was great, the ladies at the reservation desk when we checked in were just plain rude. Sorry I do not consider 2 people have...More

1  Thank AJLIllinois
Reviewed 11 September 2018

My son and I, traveling with a Yankee Trails bus tour, enjoyed the Fourth of July lobster lunch aboard the Spirit of Boston. The summer weather was sunny and hot, the buffet lunch was wonderful, and Boston Harbor was alive with boats of all kinds....More

Thank Sylvia M
Jasmin_Cortes, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Boston, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sylvia- We are over the moon to hear that you and your son had a wonderful experience. We hope to have you onboard again! Thanks for taking the time to give us your review. Jasmin

Reviewed 10 September 2018

The ship was nice, clean, and comfortable but this was overshadowed by the complete lack of service from the dozens of workers that were standing around watching a few people actually work. We tried to get a drink when we got on the boat, the...More

Thank Bryan C
Jasmin_Cortes, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Boston, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bryan this not the experience we want for any of our guests. We are sorry that this happened! Please send us a private message if you would like to discuss futhur. In the meantime, we will be sharing this with our onboard time. Thanks again...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Awesome food, great music, clean and good service..... there is also a huge dance floor and a bar on every floor.

Thank Frank M
Jasmin_Cortes, Guest Relations Manager at Spirit of Boston, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your Anniversary with us Frank!

Reviewed 9 September 2018

All 40 of my guest totally enjoyed their day aboard the Spirit of Boston Lunch Cruise. The staff was awesome and friendly always making sure my guests was having a great time. The food was excellent. We enjoyed the entertainment and I was thrilled to...More

Thank NorthStar613530
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Working with MaryBeth on planning the event was smooth and efficient. Everything went to plan, and the staff on the ship was fantastic! Sandra, our hostess, Michelle, one of the bartenders and everyone working this event were friendly, efficient and very pleasant to work with....More

Thank Experience767268
Reviewed 3 September 2018

It was my husband's 50th birthday. We were a group of 7. We had a private table by the windows in the upper deck, right in the front on the ship. The waiter was great and attentive, even though he had to serve most of...More

Thank Katie S
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Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront
This area has been expanding and becoming more and
more popular, for good reason. Not surprisingly, the
seaport district of South Boston is located
beautifully along the water. The area is designed for
easy strolling along the HarborWalk, and there are
bars and restaurants for all ages and budgets. The
Institute of Contemporary Art is located in this area
in a contemporary building with an absolutely stunning
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