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Odyssey Cruises

600 Water Street Southwest, Washington DC, DC 20024
+1 202-488-6000
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Overpriced for what you get...just a money hungry company

I was originally going to book via the Odyssey's website when I found there was a special running... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Diana G
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Great anniversary brunch!

This is not my first time on the Odyssey Cruises, and for good reason. It has a great environment... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
CDuranFromVA
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Sterling, Virginia
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Enjoy live music, dining, exceptional service and monumental views. Cruising year-round from the Gangplank Marina, Odyssey offers brunch, lunch, dinner and holiday cruises like Father's Day, plus all sorts of specialty cruises.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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“dinner cruise” (65 reviews)
“crab cakes” (12 reviews)
“cruise ship” (7 reviews)
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600 Water Street Southwest, Washington DC, DC 20024
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+1 202-488-6000

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Reviewed 30 May 2017

I was originally going to book via the Odyssey's website when I found there was a special running on Groupon. Since the value of the ticket on Groupon exceeded the ticket price for a guaranteed window seat directly through the website, I opted to book...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is not my first time on the Odyssey Cruises, and for good reason. It has a great environment, our server has always treated us as a welcomed guest. The food was very good as well, and the sights are very nice along the river.

Thank CDuranFromVA
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Very unique vessel with plenty of table seating as well as some seating on the deck for taking in the sights. We promptly boarded the ship after waiting only a few minutes in line. You are greeted by many welcoming crew members and escorted to...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My husband hadn't seen his cousin in 30 years, so when she came to town to visit, we wanted to do something special. We decided on the lunch cruise, and it turned out to be a great choice. The boat was beautiful, the food was...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The buffet quality was really poor. Lines were long and not something you would expect for a fancy buffet on a cruise. Bottomless mimosas were more of juice, as expected and the coffee was absolutely "terrible"- couldn't drink past the first sip. The ambiance is...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

My family and I did the Brunch cruise on the Odyssey to celebrate my mother's 80th birthday. From the time we stepped on the boat, to the time we got off, is was an amazing experience! The staff was very attentive and friendly and kept...More

Thank Beverly J
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

I thought we would be closer passing by the monuments. We had upgraded to a window table which is not necessary. My husband's short ribs were very good, but my crab cakes were much too salty. Our server, Lucy, did a fine job. The wine...More

Thank JudyJ677
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

I've seen DC from the streets, but from the water is an experience on its own. Viewing DC with Odyssey is taking the experience to another level. The staff is amazing and you feel a very warm welcome from the entrance of the gate to...More

Thank Clara F
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

The food was absolutely amazing. We had Mimosas coming non stop. The servers were excellent. Buffet style. Great selection of food. The salmon was amazing. Lots of fruit, breakfast meats, muffins, desserts galore. The band was amazing. People were dancing the whole time.

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

My wife and I were on a trip to Washington, D. C. and wanted a special night, so we booked a dinner cruise on the Odyssey. Boarding went very smoothly a did the seating, dinner, and after dinner dancing. I had the short ribs and...More

Thank Gary G
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Falon G
13 February 2018|
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Response from Soyrorian M | Reviewed this property |
If you want to do a military discount, I suggest calling. If you book online, there is a 20% discount with an online code. If you book the window seat, you will get it.
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Dorothy S
16 July 2016|
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Response from ChesapeakeSkipper | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall Odyssey specifying a tip policy. Given the outstanding service we received on our voyage, I would suggest a generous tip. That's assuming you enjoy similar service. By our choice, we tipped them well, felt it... More
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sarakkd
22 June 2016|
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Response from PJK83 | Reviewed this property |
I'm guessing it's fess for the company that does the booking for the cruise. I had 3 in my group and was charged that amount as well. I truthfully would go eat a nice dinner somewhere else. You could not see any monuments... More
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