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Blount Small Ship Adventures Grande Caribe Cruise Reviews

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19 Blount Small Ship Adventures Grande Caribe Cruise Reviews


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Crashxena

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Geriatric Cruise with Pros and Cons

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We took this cruise because it is the only cruise line that goes on the Erie Canal. Cabin -- we were in the largest option -- was small,but not a problem because we knew it would be. Essentially no useful ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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mbhsdca

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Cruise ports interesting but cruise has something to be desired.

This was one of the most expensive cruises we had been on. We had the worst cabin of all time, 73 sq ft. The cruise director must be new. She did not provide sufficient entertainment on board. Example, we had a ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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TravelFeatures

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Blount Small Ship Voyage to New England Islands Ideal for BabyBoomers, Reunions

Wanted to see scenic, interesting destinations that would also be accessible to travel with brother who has somewhat limited mobility. Small-ship cruising is ideal, especially to explore America, so that we can ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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chenricks

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Trade offs for a unique itinerary

This trip was taken with a group of 11 early-mid 70's age friends from California who are all very experienced travelers. ( By the way, it was a VERY old crowd and we were younger and more active than most. ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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JFCRae

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Grande Caribe Sailing July 25th to August 9th 2017

We had looked forward to this cruise Great American Waterways sailing from Chicago through the Great Lakes, Erie Canal Hudson River to New York finally to Rhode Island. We recently returned home after taking the ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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scotcanus

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

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

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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padrek

40 Reviews Written

130 Helpful Votes

Small ship N. E. Islands cruise

I chose this trip as an opportunity of leaving from near my home and visiting the N. E. Islands - Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Cuttyhunk, Block Is, plus Newport RI. I had never been on a "small ship" before. Grande ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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eshulman

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Good itinerary, cramped rooms, bad food, friendly service

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Manteno1

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Unbelievable cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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POW77

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary! Awesome being on the Erie Canal and the Hudson River!

The itinerary was wonderful. The only issues were cleanliness of the bathroom, trying to board the ship from a dock in Chicago and the meals. Chef was terrible; can't express how awful...people not eating some ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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rafinmd

15 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

A Family Experience; Grand Caribe Two Nation Vacation

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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rafinmd

15 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

Gulf Intracostal Waterway

Background: Blount Small Ship Adventures truly marches to a different drummer in the cruise industry. A family owned company, the term family will come up often, and I typically use the term in the way real families ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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dedham

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

GREAT SMALL SHIP CRUISE

Very friendly staff (everyone) the captain and all passengers the food was good the fruit and bread always freshly baked and top notch there was always plenty of food 24 hours a day complimentary soda,juices and ...
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Sail Date July 2012


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Brewgirl1

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Southern Antebellum Adventure

I can't say enough about the food YUM!! My husband and I are 52 and almost 50 we were young here. We met the greatest people and had the best time!! The food was GREAT! They serve family style 8am, noon, and 5 or 6 ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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Bytehead

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

ACCL - Fall Color Cruise 2009

This was our first experience with river cruising. We have done 5 ocean cruises on Regency, Princess, Royal Caribbean and Celebrity. We were not sure what to expect on such a small ship but we were VERY pleasantly ...
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Sail Date September 2009


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namcmc

1 Review Written

Better than expected

We were looking for a tour in the United States as we had traveled in France on the Canal du Midi last year. We were interested in seeing parts of the country we had never visited and enjoyed traveling the Great ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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disappointment

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

New England Island Cruise

We (3) went on this cruise because it was an expanded version of the same cruise we took last year. Spent several hours at the Warren dock before departure because the low tide was unexpected? I thought tide ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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LHT28

9 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Grande Caribe - Canada/New England

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 ...
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Sail Date July 2006


Grande Caribe Ratings

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Dining4.3
Entertainment3.1
FamilyN/A
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