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41 Star Clippers Star Clipper Cruise Reviews


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ludicat

3 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Superb tall ship experience

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This is a great intimate soft adventure but with all the luxuries. We shared the experience with 144 other passengers but you never felt crowded. Every sail away the sails were raised along with emotions. Dining ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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dragon lady grandpa

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

A Good Cruise

The staff on this ship were excellent, great service and friendly / food was very good. The ship is fascinating to sail on especially when they raise the sails, truly a sight to watch. As it is not a large cruise ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Hilarys

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

An exciting and romantic sailing adventure in luxury......

We chose Star Clipper on recommendation of our independent travel agent as being a great ship to go on for a first voyage. It surpassed our expectations and we shall certainly do another one. We chose this route ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Rogersonaj

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

A Wonderful Cruise

Choose the cruise to get some sun after the European winter and because of a recommendation from cruising friends. Star Clipper herself is becoming tired and in some areas is looking her age but you very quickly ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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marcc

6 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Less than magical

A trip on Star Clippers was on our bucket list but this just did not meet our expectations. Sailing on a clipper ship requires compromises. This is not a 90,000 ton behemoth and you have to accept the space ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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myrabenson

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Exceeded high expectations

Fabulous. Started a two week, back-to-back from Phuket - Northern route first week, then Southern. We had done similar cruises in the Caribbean on the old Windjammer Barefoot Cruise ships back in the early ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Judith M

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Star Clipper cruise from Bali - a beautiful, working tall ship

Never been on tall ship cruise before. Chosen as it coincided with end of a conference in Bali. Embarkation and disembarkation easy and smooth. Smaller than traditional large cruise ships - about 70 ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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southsea1941

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Exceeded all expectations

First time on a clipper ship after about 20 other cruise ships from silver seas to celebrity. Exceeded our expectations with excellent food both quality and choice and the drinks were not expensive. Itinerary ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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triciaen

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Star Clippers (Star Flyer) Cruise to Italy & Greece

Taking a Star Clippers cruise is about being on a true sailing vessel. If you like to sail, this is your ship. Our trip to Italy and Greece was amazing. We spent a day exploring Rome on our own and then took the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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joiedevivre

12 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

The good the bad and the ugly

We never sailed on a star clipper. We wanted to end our Asia trip with the relaxing cruise. We boarded in Phuket Easley with no problem. We were shown to our cabin in the rear of the ship. We chose one of the ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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DPTANDT

3 Reviews Written

49 Helpful Votes

Great trip, highly recommended....but

We're experienced small ship cruisers, but this was our first time on this type of ship. In brief, we had a really enjoyable time, and would highly recommend the experience. Being under sail is, as my wife put it, ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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teraji

12 Reviews Written

48 Helpful Votes

First cruise on tall ship

I've been on many (30+) cruises over the years including small ships like Wind Star and even chartered catamarans. But never on a tall ship or a cruise in Asia. My main concerns were boredom, ship to shore ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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JimmyDee54

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

It was everything we hoped for.

Chose this cruise because we wanted a proper sailing adventure and did not want a large floating hotel, - and It was just fabulous ! We enjoyed every single minute of this voyage. Yes - the cabins are quite "cosy" , ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Jamoulle

4 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Good looking only

I choose this cruise because the vessel is small , she sails , and has an appealing destination : Thailand. My rating : I give one star for the very good looking of the ship on pictures and a second star for the ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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tiarebeach

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

This is How to Travel - Well Traveled Adults - No Kids!

The sailing adventure through Thailand was excellent. The food was great! You have 4 choices for your entree for dinner. The wine selections are also excellent. The crew is nice and helpful. Water sports ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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smithgor

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Incident Prone - Not often you get call to Abandon Ship on a cruise!

Having been before on the Star Clipper we liked the format and knew what to expect - good quality cabin, great choice of food and plenty of it. Most of all that great feeling as the sails are hoisted to the stirring ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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John982

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Santorini must have been Atlantis!

I have always been a sailing freak but advancing age has prevented me from sailing the Greek Islands myself. This trip was pure indulgence for me. On arrival before embarkation the cruise line organised a pickup ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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matthewsteiger

1 Review Written

30 Helpful Votes

Couldn't Be Happier

A cruise on a tall mast ship was on my bucket list for some time. I tried to get a friend to go with me but they either were afraid of being seasick or didn't want to spend the money. I am SO glad I went solo - it ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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dreamslp

3 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

Could have been much better.

This was our 4th cruise on Star Clipper so we knew what to expect. This one disappointed us, however. Pros: Food was good. Breakfast Buffett, Lunch Buffett, Dinner service. Cabin was clean. Ship was in great ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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DIDISEVEN

11 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

Vintage Magic

I wasn't sure if I would be any good on a sailing ship but wanted to see the smaller island in the Virgin Islands...I was thrilled by how well appointed Star Clipper is....It's a newish ship built in a style one ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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kjm350n2

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Good experience, but wish it were better.

I took the Christmas 2015 voyage on Star Clipper through the leeward West Indies islands (St Maarten to St. Maarten) as a single traveler. There was no single supplement, which was a bonus. I’ve been a long time ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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kazbaz@bellsouth.net

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

The best experience we've ever had

Wanting something special to celebrate our 40th anniversary we chose the Star Clipper. We could not have made a better choice. There were only 100 passengers (out of a possible 170) on the first Caribbean sailing of ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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LayGoAdventures

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Our First Experience Was Amazing

After sailing on mainstream cruises for years we decided to try Star Clippers. Wow, what a difference and what an experience. The ship was beautiful, the service was top notch and the food was delicious. The ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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Maggiethemap

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Brilliant; loved the sailing as well as the ports, fantastic atmospher on board.

If you have any understanding of sailing you will love this. Lots of passengers didn't know anything about sailing but still loved it because of the small number of passengers, delightful crew, fab service, ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Jazandriki

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

This is sailing not cruising

Star Clippers are unlike any other cruise line,you are sailing in every sense of the word We chose the Star Clipper sailing from Athens to Venice via Greek Islands Montenegro the Damatia Coast and finally ...
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Sail Date June 2015


Star Clipper Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.03.9
Dining3.04.2
Entertainment3.53.4
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation3.4
FamilyN/A
Enrichment2.53.7
Service5.04.4
Value For Money4.04
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