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American Spirit Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

American Cruise Lines
American Spirit
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

14

Very Good

5

Average

4

Poor

1

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

24

River Cruises

8

Family Cruises

7

Cruises for the Disabled

5

Group and Theme Cruises

4

24 American Spirit Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


robmc411 avatar

robmc411

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great small ship experience

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Have done plenty of cruises and cruise lines over the years, but always out of the country. We loved the smaller ship, personalized service, and ports that could not be accessed with the larger ships. The food ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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grannie1TX

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

American Cruise Lines - a great cruise line!

The PreCruise package for Seattle included a bus tour of Seattle and a night’s lodging in a nice hotel as well as breakfast and transportation to the dock. Embarkation, as well as disembarkation, went quite ...
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Sail Date May 2019


DABJB avatar

DABJB

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

You can't beat small ship cruising

We had outstanding night time entertainment. We toured several 1800s port cities in the San Juan Islands including an underground tour of Port Angeles where the the level of the terrain had been raise about 10 feet ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Textraveller

1 Review Written

Puget Sound

We chose this cruise hoping to find a method of travel and cruise line that would work okay for person of limited mobility. Sadly, we felt that this trip was overpriced, and that we were misled by sales people. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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valiegrl

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

San Juan Islands w/American cruise lines

We always wanted to see the San Junan Islands of Washing state and thought this would be an effortless way to do it. Embarkation was easy. The itinerary was very good and we really enjoyed all the historical ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Cowgirl10

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

American Cruises "Do It Right".

American Cruise Line is our favorite line. I love the smaller number of passengers. The ships are lovely. Service is superior. Food is delectable, and we enjoyed the 1/2 portions! The cocktail hour is a big fun ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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pianozanne

1 Review Written

Smaller ships are the way to cruise!

This cruise was great. The small ship lent itself to stopping when a bear was spotted, getting closer to the glaciers than a larger ship would be able to do.The cabin was quite large, the bed comfortable, and the ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Seaviewbase

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

We Love Small Boats

We aren't interested in the large boats that travel to AND from Seattle to Alaska in 7 days. The Spirit took 14 days to go only one way. The trip was very relaxing with a good size cabin, bathroom, and balcony. We ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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hwasch

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Alaska Inside Passage

We wanted a small ship with few passengers. This is exactly what we got. We had 15 glorious days with 60 passengers, a wonderful crew of young people, a knowledgeable permanent staff and best of all a seasoned ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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nancyperret

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruising the San Juan Islands

We've traveled on American Cruise Lines twice before and enjoyed the service and itineraries and have always wanted to see this part of the US. We have a preference for seeing our own great country - and have been ...
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Sail Date May 2017


goldwinder avatar

goldwinder

1 Review Written

First time cruising on a smaller ship

My husband and I have always wanted to go into British Columbia to see the beautiful Butchart Gardens in Victoria. This was a perfect way to do it. From the time that we arrived at the ship until we got off the ...
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Sail Date May 2017


Suzreads avatar

Suzreads

1 Review Written

Great trip

We were planning to visit our daughter and son-in-law in Seattle this spring, and we chose this cruise so that we could do both. From the embarkation on, everything went beautifully. We enjoyed the ports, the ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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osufans

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Highly Recommend American Cruise Lines Puget Sound and San Juan Islands Cruise

We had been wanting to visit Butchart Gardens and found this to be an opportunity to visit the Gardens and take a small ship cruise at the same time. It was all we had hoped for. Small ship cruising is wonderful ...
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Sail Date April 2017


MarvT avatar

MarvT

1 Review Written

Small Ships, Great Itineraries, and Wonderful Service

Small ships, great itineraries and wonderful, cheerful service. Free wine and beer with lunch and dinner. A full-bar happy hour every day before dinner with great appetizers! Starting in Juneau, the Mendenhall ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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grammIc

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Puget Sound Cruise Experience

We chose this cruise because we wanted to see the Puget Sound and wanted to take my husband's sis and bro in law on their first ever cruise. Plus it is an American ship with an American crew and a small ship. ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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sjtemple52@gmail.com

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Small Ship Cruising the Best Way to See Alaska

We wanted a small ship. We enjoyed that there were fewer passengers and the opportunity with open dining for every meal to meet and socialize with most of the passengers, The staterooms were very spacious and ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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Bowdenrhb@gmail.com

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Pacific Northwest Cruise

We chose this cruise because we wanted to see the Northwest area. We enjoyed the small towns on the itinerary, however, the cruise line had scheduled a tour of Seattle (which we took) during rush hour traffic on ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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HappyWife2001

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

Not so much a cruise as a yachting adventure!

We had a great week on the American Spirit. I will admit that I was someone hesitant that this cruise was going to be anything other than mediocre after reading some of the reviews. I only have to surmise that ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Ronald S Hollo

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Paid for a Marriott, got a Best Western.

The catalog seems to be different from what we received on the cruise. We complained when the air conditioning did not work properly, toilets did not flush, could not get a bottle of water and public bath room was ...
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Sail Date September 2015


Gardener222 avatar

Gardener222

13 Reviews Written

70 Helpful Votes

Mixed Bag but not a cruise for active people or children

The Positives: The food was good with complimentary happy hour and wine & beer with meals. All meals are served with tables of 8 , open seating with no buffet. We enjoyed the companionship of the mostly over 70 ...
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Sail Date August 2015


bhj avatar

bhj

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Puget Sound

This was our seventh cruise with ACL. As always, they didn't disappoint us. The highlight was taking a shore tour to Olympic National Park and the scenery from Hurricane Ridge. It was 46 degrees in June but the view ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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cruise**77

6 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable Puget Sound cruise

We embarked from the Shillsole Marina about 6 miles north of downtown Seattle (some taxi drivers seem to have a hard time finding it). Ports visited were all in Washington state -- Anacortes, Friday Harbor, Port ...
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Sail Date May 2014


cruisingbob21 avatar

cruisingbob21

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

See the real Southeast Alaska

This cruise was the return trip to Seattle for the American Spirit after a summer season of seven day round trip cruises from Juneau. While we visited the usual cruise ship ports of Juneau and Ketchikan, the real ...
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Sail Date September 2013


Southernwc avatar

Southernwc

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Be aware of all facilities!

I chose this cruise because a friend had wonderful experiences with this line and I loved the itenerary. However, I did not ask all the right questions and those I asked of the company were not answered with ...
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Sail Date July 2018


American Spirit Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04
Dining3.04.2
Entertainment3.03.8
Public Rooms3.04.1
Fitness Recreation2.02.9
Family2.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.2
Service3.04.4
Value For Money3.03.9
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