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61 American Spirit Cruise Reviews

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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


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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1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The Pacific Northwest

The cruise entailed two one-week back- to- back cruises of the San Juan Islands and the Alaskan Inside Passage. We chose the San Juan Island cruise as it took us to a very scenic area of the US which is difficult to ...
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Sail Date June 2013

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1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Our most disfunctional & disappointing Cruise

A really shocking experience-Cab driver never heard or knew about a cruise line docking at Shilshole Bay - dock is a third class wharf surrounded by warehouses-we found the ship with great difficulty. I almost cried ...
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Sail Date August 2013

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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

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independent traveler

1 Review Written

Caught Unaware

Had I read their description on your site, I might have been a little more prepared for what I experienced and may have decided not to take the trip. The attraction for me initially was the Puget Sound/San Juan ...
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Sail Date September 2013

DiegoCuerno avatar


1 Review Written

ACL'S Chesapeake Crab Fest

I arrived in Baltimore two days prior to the cruise since I had never visited the city and had heard great things about the waterfront, all true. The streets at the inner harbor are as busy as Time Square so I was ...
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Sail Date June 2013

ggandr avatar


1 Review Written

Friendly Crew Isn't Enough

The brochure says "professional staff" but we had college students on their first cruise. Most of the wait staff had never waited tables before! I have been a "training tourist" at a resort and received better ...
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Sail Date June 2010

jag67 avatar


1 Review Written

American Spirit could use some training

We recently returned from the Historic Antebellum South cruise on the American Spirit, one of the larger ships operated by American Cruise Lines.  My first impression of the ship was good - we had a spacious room ...
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Sail Date May 2009

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

American Spirit - Canada/New England

My wife and I (ages 65, 67) just returned from a fantastic New England cruise aboard the American Spirit. The food and snacks were fabulous as was the ports Our Nantucket stop was heavenly as was all of our stops. ...
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Sail Date September 2007

Southernwc avatar


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

Public Rooms3.04.1
Fitness Recreation2.02.9
Value For Money3.03.9
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