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Portland (Maine) Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Portland (Maine)

Traveler rating

Excellent

25

Very Good

6

Average

4

Poor

1

Terrible

3

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

39

Group and Theme Cruises

9

River Cruises

7

Luxury Cruises

6

Cruises for the Disabled

5

39 Portland (Maine) Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


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2410redman

4 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Not the "Luxury" claimed

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We chose this cruise because of the route & ports. In previous cruises up the coast to Canada, only the biggest ports were included because of the ship size. So the Pearl Mist being smaller, was able to stop at ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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JonandJoanne

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Spring Had Not Arrived Yet

We chose this cruise because we had never been to eastern Canada, and it was the only cruise and time of year the ship visited Toronto as well as Montreal and Quebec City. The best part and a surprise treat was ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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GermanCutie

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Canadian Maritime and St Lawrence Seaway combined with Great Lakes and Georgian

I've read many reviews about many cruise lines. I believe that people that are dissatisfied are way more likely to post a review than those who are completely happy with their experience. I'm going to be as ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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seamominsb

7 Reviews Written

44 Helpful Votes

Good Itinerary; Tired Ship

I chose this cruise because I had never visited the part of eastern Canada the itinerary covered. The staff is attentive, service is excellent, food very good. The the ship caters to seniors but, unfortunately, ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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mbbalze

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not handicap accessible

For anyone relying on a wheelchair, beware. There were steps to navigate during initial boarding; the day trips were unavailable to us because 5 of the stops we anchored in the harbor and the small boat used to get ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Sadly

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Don’t go down with this ship

We chose this cruise to be with our aging parents. The good news: nobody died. The bad news: we had to live through a week of noisy nights, cheap over cooked or processed food, missed excursions, and cheap ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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TTFN2

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise of Maine

American Cruise Line definitely knows how to service small ship cruising. The service, food, land tours, and overall benefits of small ship cruising are obvious after a few days on board. The selection of lobster ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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roadstergramma

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fabulous time!

After an flawless embarkation, this cruise took us to the parts of Maine we were interested in seeing, and because it was a small ship without all the amenities we never used on the big ships of past cruises (disco, ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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arimurray

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The food, the scenery, the staff are terrific!!

Usually, there are glitches on any trip. Not this one! The food was more than 5 star, the staff were extremely accommodating, the ship clean and just the right size. Loved not sharing it with 2000 other people. If ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Kid55

1 Review Written

Dream Cruise

We wanted to experience A smaller cruise ship with less people. We really enjoyed it felt more relaxed. The food was excellent also cocktail hour, hors d'oeuvres were great. Shannon, The hotel manager was ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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perkys1967

1 Review Written

Rugged beauty of Maine coastline

We picked this cruise because we had cruised with American Cruise Line before and was well satisfied. We picked the Maine Coastline cruise because we had never been to that part of the country before. We loved the ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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mnlott

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Lots of Lobstah

Ship left and returned to Portland Maine. First day traveled all the way up to Bar Harbor which meant ship went out into open ocean waters so if you had any inclination to get motion sickness you had a problem. ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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pppgringa

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sign me up for the American Constellation—to be launched in June 2017

Where to begin??? This was trip number thirteen (yes, 13) for me on American Cruise Lines, so to say I am a charter member of their fan club would be an understatement!! Since I've taken every East Coast itinerary: ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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beverlyhiller

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

The Columbia River Gorge is absolutely breathtaking!

I chose this cruise because I went with a group of 20 people. The Columbia River Gorge is beaufiful and in a part of the country not visited by my husband and me before. Other members of the group has previously ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Selevel

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruise director self absorbed

The food was fairly well done. We have been on a lot of European river cruises and the food was, I think a little better. Not too easy to get ice tea. I don't drink any more so no wine for me. The wine was the same ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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JimVM

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

We will sail with American Cruise Line again soon

We were looking for a cruise departing near our home, and were also interested in American Cruise Line since we thought we should see some of the USA now, having cruised in the Caribbean and Europe, and we wanted to ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Naheda

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Maine Coast & Harbors Cruise

Independence is a small cruise ship which made Embarkation & Disembarkation so easy. Ship has all the necessary amenities. If you're looking for swimming pool & movie theater try the other bigger cruise lines. ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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bayspees

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

The first vacation I never wanted to end.

The cruise line was recommended by a friend. The cost is a bit steep but worth every penny. Norwegian 7 day eastern Caribbean cruise for 2 is about $2200. A 6 day cruise along the coast of Maine for 2 was about ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Elizabeth Markoe

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Canadian Maritimes

We were canceled for the Cuban Cruise 3/16. We love the Nova Scoitia, Canadian Maritimes, so we chose this cruise. Pearl Seas did not disappoint. We were delighted with our crew, met some wonderful people. Loved ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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CruiseTraveler17

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

We were impressed and very pleased; Canadian Maritimes.

We've enjoyed several cruises on other lines from large to smaller and enjoy the smaller ships more. This cruise was among the very best: Ports: great choices and sufficient time with good tours and local ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Cheeriogal

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

American Cruise is A Plus.

This was our first cruise with ACL. We found the crew to be very enthusiastic and friendly. The cruise was to the ports in Maine (think pub craw of ports). It was nice to get into ports that the "Big Ships" can't ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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apiquet

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Nice cruise overall; some improvements needed.

I am not a professional reviewer, and this is just my opinion. My wife and I are no big fans of mega-ships, so we thought we'd give Pearl Mist a try. We chose to sail from Portland, Maine, to Québec City in the ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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kelleriii@comcast.net

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Second Time on the Maine Cruise

This was our fourth cruise with American Cruise Lines and our second time on the Maine Cruise. The first was just delightful, and we enjoyed it so much we had to doing it again. It beautiful area and you can not ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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hanleys

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Maritimes Fall Cruise

This was an excellent trip! The itinerary was standout, with daily wonderful shore excursions that exposed us to the various ethnic cultures of eastern Canada--food, music, language, history, etc. Staterooms are ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Stelling

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Pretty Good Trip

Small ship worked out well. We had a bad night but the crew was terrific in handling it. The crew of our ship was excellent everywhere but in the person of the Cruise director. The accommodations are good but not ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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