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New York (Manhattan) River Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Not Family Friendly

Review for Princess Royal to Caribbean - All

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FamilyStar

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

No swimming for small children even with a swim diaper! Hard to get milk for children, even from room service. No change tables. No wipes or diapers for sale. Some staff are friendly but some see children as an annoyance. We were married on a princess ship but clearly are not welcome now we have children. I’m very saddened by this trip as I expected a 5* experience. We paid ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Traveled with children


Never Again!

Review for Scenic Eclipse to U.S.A.

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Worldlywise100

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We booked because we wanted to really experience ultimate luxury cruising but the facility of toys such as helicopters and submarine. We could not have been more disappointed. Facilities on board ship are very limited in terms of outside space and inside activities. There is no outside pool and the only inside one is bizarrely placed in the middle of a café. Paying guests were clearly ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


An amazing discovery voyage on a truly special and luxurious expedition yacht

Review for Scenic Eclipse to Canada & New England

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BriandeBruyn

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Our opportunity to sail on the christening voyage of the Scenic Eclipse from New York came as a last-minute opportunity due in part to the cancellation of earlier trips when the yacht's completion was delayed through shipyard issues. While our earlier cancellations were disappointing, Scenic and our travel agent always looked after us, refunded our payments promptly and made every effort to ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


First American River Cruise For Us

Review for Independence to North America River

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mrsbbrook

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Love the small ship! We had 100 passengers, so got to know most folks on board. The ship perhaps needs to be updated, but it was clean and serviceable. There were many problems with our key cards not working, but any crew member was able to open for us, and resetting the key was pretty quick. We were in 204, so just steps from the lounge. I didn't go to the nightly entertainment, but the cabin was ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Great trip with lots of selections for on shore tours.

Review for Independence to North America River

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adella1948

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

This was my second cruise on the Independence and I have booked two more cruises for 2019 and 2020. We were able to take a New York City tour before sailing giving me a chance to visit the 911 Memorial, which was very important to me. Touring West Point was such a wonderful experience and the FDR Home and Library were a highlight of the trip as well. I could have spent a whole day there. I ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Hudson River Fall Foliage Tour

Review for Independence to North America River

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Off to the next adventure

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Hudson River - Fall foliage peak times are hard to predict and we missed the color this year. I would recommend taking a late October cruise in order to see color on the Hudson. Excursions - The excursions were fee-based, but the fees were reasonable. I thoroughly enjoyed the Lyndhurst Mansion, FDR's Hyde Park home and Presidential Library, Thomas Cole home, Olana, West Point, and the Albany ...
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Sail Date: October 2018


Terrible value

Review for Independence to North America River

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Kbarlett

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

My sister-in-law booked this cruise and invited my husband and I to join them. We have traveled numerous times together and have many of the same expectations and standards. Upon reading the itinerary we were excited for the adventure. Upon embarking, the ship smelled old! The flower arrangements were artificial and very dusty/old and tired looking. The main gathering room, The Chesapeake ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Traveled with disabled person


Deceptive, Horrible Cruise ship

Review for American Star to U.S.A.

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Caroline Woodburn

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Friends had recommended this cruise line. AmericaCruise could not be blamed for the weather which was unsaleable. However, as we were could not go to Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Block Island, we were 2 days in New Bedfore and 2 days in NewPort. The brochure stated most excursions were complimentary, but this is UNTRUE. The only complimentary excursion were walking tours. They ranged from ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Cabin A


Fall Foliage

Review for Independence to North America River

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1234mormor

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise for the itinerary--that is the Hudson, NYC, Hyde Park, fall foliage Very well organized; ship staff wonderful; small passenger size was important; ample time to connect with friends. We did do the NYC pre-cruise tour; it covered the hi points including One World Trade Center w/well informed guide. Cabin was small, but that size was expected; chose the veranda room and ...
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Sail Date: September 2017


Excellent All Around

Review for Independence to North America River

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WLBCO

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We were looking for a small ship experience and we found it. We travelled with friends who we have cruised with previously on one of the large cruise lines. We had made our own travel arrangements to and from New York City in advance. Embarkation and disembarkation were well organized and went smoothly. The cruise was well run, the ship is well maintained and extremely clean. Our cabin was more ...
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Sail Date: September 2017


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