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Blount Small Ship Adventures Canada & New England Cruise Reviews

Exuma Land and Sea Park, Great Exuma, Bahamas
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Disappointing from start to finish

Review for Grande Mariner to Canada & New England

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Burbank Travelers
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this river cruise because of the itinerary up the Hudson to the Erie Canal and onto the St. Lawrence Seaway. We knew the cabins would be small but my wife and I were still surprised at the bathrooms (think airline size) and the shower with 5 gallons of hot water at a time. The ship was older and appeared as such. The captain and staff were very nice. The tours, however, left a lot to ...
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Thank you for taking time to express your concerns regarding your cruising experience with Blount. Unfortunately, like you mentioned, sickness of this nature spreads quickly in close areas...

Sail Date: September 2018


Mixed feelings: Food A+, Cabins C-, yet they have a loyal following.

Review for Grande Caribe to Canada & New England

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scotcanus
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I chose for the destinations: Newport, RI, Nantucket and New Bedford and Martha's Vineyard, plus Block Island and a brief overnight on Cuttyhunk. I knew it would not entail cruise ship luxury, and was okay with and expected that. What I did not expect was so little organized activity options, mold in our shower, and beds worthy of a kids' camp cabin. To suggest that this was an "adventure" cruise ...
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Sail Date: August 2017


Good itinerary, cramped rooms, bad food, friendly service

Review for Grande Caribe to Canada & New England

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eshulman
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I have been on many cruises over the years, both on major ocean liners and small ships, including catamarans. We have certain expectations, base on these prior experiences. Unfortunately this cruise did not meet those expectations in many cases. We'll start with the food. The breakfasts were served family style, which we knew up front. However the way they do this is to put the ...
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Sail Date: June 2017


Would not recommend this cruise to anyone

Review for Grande Mariner to Canada & New England

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desertdame
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I chose this cruise because it is the only cruise on the Erie Canal and was looking for a small ship cruise. The ship itself is an older ship and in considerable need of refurbishing. The beds in particular were terrible and had a 1-2 inch foam pad topper that was squished flatter than a pancake. The air conditioning blew hard directly onto my face as I slept, adding to the misery each ...
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Sail Date: October 2016


Unbelievable cruise

Review for Grande Caribe to Canada & New England

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Manteno1
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have river and ocean cruised several times. This was totally unlike those. Tiny cabins because the size of the boat. Very tight quarters but you know that if you read the brochures first. The ship is this size so it can fit into the locks on the Erie Canal. We went up the Hudson River, Erie Canal , Lake Ontario, and St Lawrence Seaway. We hit the fall color perfectly and what a gorges ...
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Sail Date: October 2015


A Family Experience; Grand Caribe Two Nation Vacation

Review for Grande Caribe to Canada & New England

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rafinmd
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Background have long said I have 2 favorite cruise lines which are polar opposites, Blount and Crystal. The line is not for everybody, but does have a very loyal following which I consider myself part of. Ship info: Luther Blount was involved in many businesses. He started in the Oyster business and branched out into shipbuilding. His entry into cruising came from taking family and friends on ...
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Sail Date: August 2015


Grande Caribe - Canada/New England

Review for Grande Caribe to Canada & New England

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LHT28
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

ACCL_Grande Caribe 12 day Erie Canal trip Mostly older crowd -- 55+. Our cruise started out badly due to Mother Nature The trip was revised due to the damage in the locks of the Erie Canal. Most of the ports had been changed. We had booked the 40s cabin -- behind the dining room. At the time of booking the reservation agent told me they were good cabins only to find out when we boarded they ...
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Sail Date: July 2006


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