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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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Ms. Steward

It was just awesome. Food was great. Actors were awesome had fun trying to solve mystery. Our... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
crazycoffeelover
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Way over hyped and priced

Called several times to voice my disappointment. Three calls never returned. 2nd person said I had... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
lsoliver54
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Westerville, Ohio
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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” (133 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 9 April 2018 via mobile

It was just awesome. Food was great. Actors were awesome had fun trying to solve mystery. Our server Nikki was very friendly and professional. Always smiling. I loved it and definitely want to go again in future

Thank crazycoffeelover
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you for the five stars and the review. I will be sure to pass along your compliments to Nikki and our staff. They all work very hard to ensure our guest have a wonderful time. See you again soon. Alllll aboard!

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Called several times to voice my disappointment. Three calls never returned. 2nd person said I had to talk to a third person. That person did not return my call. Then mailbox "full" after waiting a week before I tried calling again. Play was awful and...More

Thank lsoliver54
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Your comments are noted.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

The murder mystery train was overall excellent! It started with a nice cheese and fruit plate, soup, salad, main entree and dessert. Everything was great, highly recommend the prime rib it was delicious! A few minor issues to be improved would be, they ran out...More

Thank J_J_Phillips44
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thank your for your five star review. Our whole team works hard to earn your compliments and we hope to see you gain for another fun night out. Congrats on the Super Sleuth!

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

We went with a couple women who were celebrating their birthdays. The food was excellent, service tremendous and the actors were the best! So much more than what I expected. A little pricey but so worth it!

Thank Doris H
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Doris, I am delighted to know that you had such a wonderful time, and we hope to see you again soon, Thank you for the five star review. Our staff works hard to earn your rating.

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

The Murder Mystery play was pretty good. It was a little hard to hear as they moved through each car to play the part. Be sure to take notes of everything said since you will need to back up your deductions of who the murder...More

1  Thank Mareen L
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Mareen, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and of course thank you for joining us for a fun evening on the train. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

We try to take in a show when we travel to different locations and were pleased to find the Murder Mystery Train. There were only two of us and the tables are for four, so we sat with a group of five that was split...More

Thank stoja17
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you for your five star review!. I am delighted to read that your group of seven had such a wonderful time. See you again soon.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

very pleasant evening. Train ride good, train moved at a very slow place. This allows you to really get the motion of the moving train. The Mystery was very good. The actors performance was excellent. Food, was great, I had prime rib, good portion, done...More

Thank Cheryl S
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Cheryl, I am pleased to read that you had a great time and are ready to come back for another mystery. We have still have seven new shows opening in 2018. See you soon!

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

What a great evening. The play was a lot fun, the food was great, the service was friendly and efficient. I will do this again for sure.

Thank Joe H
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

I am delighted to know we exceeded your expectations, and we look forward to your return for another evening of food, fun and mystery. Thank you for the five stars!

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Hubby and I went for our anniversary. We got the package to stay at the Marriott across the road with free breakfast. The food was top notch. Most people got the prime rib and it was a big piece! There was a fruit and cheese...More

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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Thank you for trying our Get-Away package, and I hope to see you back again soon for another fun evening out with friends and family.

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I chose to take the train as part of our 30th wedding anniversary. We both thoroughly enjoyed it. The food was very good and plentiful (all 4 at our table had prime rib). The wait staff and entertainers were great. Since they...More

1  Thank Hokie2012
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MurderMysDinnerTrain, Owner at Seminole Gulf Railway Murder Mystery Dinner Train, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Happy Anniversary! 30 years is an accomplishment and we are delighted you chose to spend your special occasion with us on train. We look forward to having you back and I will be sure to pass on your compliments to Nikki.

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DMDavis723
22 March 2018|
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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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Randall C
8 February 2018|
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Response from MurderMysDinnerTrain | Property representative |
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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jbowser7
8 January 2018|
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We always find a way to make it work. Most likely we would seat you with a couple.
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