• Cheers to 25 years: Celebrate with Us!
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In
  • Find a Cruise
  • Deals
  • Excursions
  • More

American Spirit Cruise Reviews

3.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
62 reviews
Cabin
Whale Watching
WHALE WATCHING
Butchart Gardens
See all photos
Cruiser Rating
4.2
Very Good
62 reviews
Ratings by category
Cabins
Dining
Entertainment
Public Rooms
Fitness Recreation
Family
Enrichment
Service
Value For Money
Featured Review
A Great Puget Sound Cruise
"DH and I are from Upstate NY and are in our early 60's. Of course, Covid wiped out two cruises we had scheduled in 2020 and two in 2021; our TA called and wondered if we'd be interested in an American Cruise Lines..."Read More
nybumpkin avatar

nybumpkin

10+ Cruises

Age 2020s

Filters

1-10 of 62 American Spirit Cruise Reviews


A Great Puget Sound Cruise

Review for American Spirit to U.S.A.

User Avatar
nybumpkin
10+ Cruises • Age 2020s

DH and I are from Upstate NY and are in our early 60's. Of course, Covid wiped out two cruises we had scheduled in 2020 and two in 2021; our TA called and wondered if we'd be interested in an American Cruise Lines sailing. She had recommended the Columbia/Snake River cruise, but I saw the Puget Sound cruise and thought I'd like to try it. Covid added some extra requirements; we had to submit ...
Read More

Sail Date: June 2021

Cabin Type: Cabin AAC


Puget Sound

Review for American Spirit to U.S.A.

User Avatar
Dr John Grubb
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

1. Wanted to see the area via a cruise 2. Very poor food quality. In fact it became so poor that they brought in quality chef for two days mid crew. 3. Poor dining room service 4. Attention to detail was sorely lacking. While the wait staff was congenial they were mostly new and seemed like as though they were in a training aspect. 5. The cost of the cruise was outrageous. The cost was ...
Read More

Sail Date: July 2019


American Cruise Lines - a great cruise line!

Review for American Spirit to North America River

User Avatar
grannie1TX
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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 smoothly. The crew is always very attentive and interesting as well as interested in the passengers. This was my third cruise with ACL and I’ve enjoyed them all. The cabins and the common areas ...
Read More

Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Single Cabin


You can't beat small ship cruising

Review for American Spirit to Pacific Coastal

User Avatar
DABJB
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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 putting the first floor of all the buildings under ground.We visited Olympic National Park including Hurricane Ridge where we were snowed upon in early October. We learned about the ...
Read More

Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Cabin AA


Puget Sound Fall Foliage Tour Awesome

Review for American Spirit to Pacific Coastal

User Avatar
Nevada Travelers
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We signed up for the American Cruise lines tour and stayed at their hotel pick, the Crowne Plaza, in downtown Seattle. Very nice hotel. Probably above our pay grade any other time. They let us unload our bags and then drive to the parking garage. No place to park at Crowne Plaza unless you valet at $50 a day. As a side note, the cruises are set up more to fly in rather than drive in. We drove but ...
Read More

Sail Date: September 2018


Puget Sound

Review for American Spirit to Pacific Coastal

User Avatar
Textraveller
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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. The Spirit is in need of refurbishing. The salesperson I spoke with said it had been done. The cabin was clean enough, but I have traveled on much older vessels that were more ...
Read More

Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Cabin AAC

Traveled with disabled person


Be aware of all facilities!

Review for American Spirit to Alaska

User Avatar
Southernwc
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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 completeness or accurate knowledge of the ship. My husband is disabled and I notified the staff that we would be arriving with walker and wheelchair... no problem, they said. WRONG! The ...
Read More

Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Cabin AAL

Traveled with disabled person


Puget Sound & the San Juan Islands

Review for American Spirit to Alaska

User Avatar
xenonsa
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

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 destinations. My son and I chose the Puget Sound and San Juan Islands cruise and were not disappointed.. Everything was outstanding, from the pre-cruise package which gave us a night ...
Read More

Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Single Cabin


San Juan Islands w/American cruise lines

Review for American Spirit to Alaska

User Avatar
valiegrl
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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 little towns and scenery. Our room was quite large and the king size bed was really nice and comfortable. We did not do a veranda, as they were very small and had a metal door, not a big ...
Read More

Sail Date: July 2018

Cabin Type: Cabin AA


Big disappointment. Training crew, and downhill from there.

Review for American Spirit to Alaska

User Avatar
dianecruiser
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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 crew were all in training, but this was not a training priced cruise. $11,000 per suite (double occupancy). Crew experience was 16 weeks or less, except for a handful that were asked ...
Read More

Sail Date: July 2018


Find a cruise

Other American Cruise Lines Ship Cruise Reviews
American Star Cruise Reviews
American Star Cruise Reviews
Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

We have updated the Cruise Critic Privacy and Cookie Statement effective on October 1, 2020. Please click here for more information.