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Juneau American Spirit Cruise Reviews

American Cruise Lines
American Spirit
Destination
Juneau

Traveler rating

Excellent

11

Very Good

3

Average

2

Poor

2

Terrible

1

Cruise type

19 Juneau American Spirit Cruise Reviews


dianecruiser avatar

dianecruiser

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Big disappointment. Training crew, and downhill from there.

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The only reason I didn't give this cruise a one out of five is because a few things went well, including embarkation and disembarkation; plus, the poorly trained staff at least tried (for the most part). Our ...
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Sail Date July 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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xenonsa

1 Review Written

Puget Sound & the San Juan Islands

I prefer small ship cruises, and this line seemed to meet all my expectations. Friends had traveled on it and recommended it highly. The only problem seemed to be choosing from a lot of exciting and inviting ...
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Sail Date July 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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Dreamwkr

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Small ship cruising at its finest

First time cruising family. We looked for a small ship with an elevator to take our 97 year old mom back to Alaska where she lived for a year in 1947. American Cruise Lines fit the bill. I can't say enough ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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wesmanning46

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A very NICE week.

I picked this cruise based on the availability of a 'solo' cabin, by the time the cruise was over had decided to again sail with ACL again next May. The ship was clean and well run, the Hotel Manager, Natalie ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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FlickaGirl

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Magnificent scenery

A friend recommended this cruise line. We enjoyed both the itinerary and the small ship experience. It was more casual than we expected - comfortable and friendly. The captain was flexible and would stop or turn ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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J Morgan

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

EXCELLENT

Thank you Jean, Andrew and the whole staff aboard the American Spirit for the BEST Alaskan experience we could ever have wished for.The Captain and deck hands gave us so much time at each of the glaciers that we had ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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charl106

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

HORRIBLE CRUISE ON THE SPIRIT

I chose this cruise cause it had a good itinerary. the ship was awful. small rooms, even smaller bathrooms. no entertainment for adults after 10. food was awful. no 24 hr. Pizza. no guys burgers. carnival has ...
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Sail Date July 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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Blueskygirly67

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Exceeded my expectations

We wanted to experience Alaska but on a small boat. So much better than a big boat - a more diverse range of ports, a chance to meet everyone on board, the ability to stop and chase the wildlife rather than sticking ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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mpinkham47

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Two cruises to Alaska. Scenery and wildlife are sights to behold.

This was our third cruise with American Cruise Lines. We have always enjoyed ourselves. Small ship cruising is, imho, the only way to go. Ships carry 80-some passengers, with a crew or 30 or so. There is always ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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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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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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lynnmarv1

7 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Alaska Inside Passage on the American Spirit

This was our 8th cruise with American Cruise Lines - we choose this line for its small ships, American crew, and interesting destinations. To enjoy the American Experience, you have to understand what you are NOT ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Matriarch Travelor

3 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Not What Was Promised

I wanted to take my sons on an Alaskan cruise for the past 15 years. It finally came together this August. This was a once-iin-a-lifetime trip and we were all so excited. My sons, their wives, their child, my ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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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


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Racemom28

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First cruise!

This was our first cruise. We traveled from Juneau, Alaska to Seattle, Washington. Group included myself, daughter, son-in-law and 19 yr old grand daughter. Majority of the travelers were between ages of 40 to 80+ ...
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Sail Date August 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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