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Star Clippers St. Maarten Cruise Reviews

Star Clippers
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St. Maarten

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23 Star Clippers St. Maarten Cruise Reviews


brianbollwage avatar

brianbollwage

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good cruise but some significant drawbacks

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The cruise was nice, ship was in great condition , staff was accommodating but the management has some strange ideas about customer service. 3 major problems occurred on our recent cruise which would prevent me from ...
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Sail Date February 2020


elklemi avatar

elklemi

12 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

My Second Time on Star Flyer

This was my second time on Star Flyer that sailed out of St Marten to the Leeward Islands, Nevis, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Antigua and St. Barth. I was solo and surprised that I was upgraded from category 6 to ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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SailingCrew88

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Such a disappointment, so sad to say.

We picked this cruise because we are loyal repeat customers, but no longer. It was such a disappointment. The crew were rude and room had no air conditioning. The staff did nothing to help us, the higher up we ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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elklemi

12 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

First Star Flyer Experience

I booked this cruise when they offered a no single supplement offer as I have wanted to get to BVI for a long time and my Windstar cruise to BVI in December was moved to Barbados. Flew in one day earlier as few ...
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Sail Date March 2018


chrisrich68 avatar

chrisrich68

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

A cruise to forget

We booked this cruise as we wished to see some of the smaller islands in the BVI's and other neighbouring islands. We booked a cabin on the deck as is it the only accommodation that offers a double bed where you do ...
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Sail Date February 2018


AuthorTAB avatar

AuthorTAB

3 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

A refreshing change from the mega-ships

Since this forum helped me decide to travel with Star Clippers, I feel obligated to report on the marvelous experience I have just completed, March 25-April 1 on the Star Flyer, Treasure Islands itinerary, and to ...
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Sail Date March 2017


handle58 avatar

handle58

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Let's Go Again!

We had been out to the tall ship festival in Green Bay, WIsconsin in August 2016 and got a brochure about the Star Clipper tall ships. When our 1st vacation fell through we decided to do a cruise with Star ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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anybuddiesbusiness

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Expectations not met

The Royal Clipper is a beautiful sailing ship. What excited us the most was the chance to see the five masted fully rigged ship from one of our excursions. Unfortunately, Captain Mariusz Szalek sailed the tall ...
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Sail Date December 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


dreamslp avatar

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


mapainter52 avatar

mapainter52

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Once was enough

We went with a group of 60 or so. Vast majority were first timers with the exception of our travel agent, her assistant and their husbands. The ship was just great. Beautiful and nostalgic. The staff overall did a ...
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Sail Date March 2015


bmolmod avatar

bmolmod

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Best Vacation ever!

I truly enjoyed our week upon the Star Clipper. Although my husband and I have cruised several large lines including Celebrity and Princess, nothing prepared us for this incredible sailing vessel.It is a sight to ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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Fasthound

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Treasure Islands

Margaret and I have a couple of friends who seem to be on cruises all the time, so we had become curious about the experience. However, having sat on Riva deli Schiavoni in Venice with a cold glass of something ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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kool-cruiser

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Brilliant cruise with a few small issues

My wife and I recently returned from our sixth Star Clipper cruise. This cruise took us around the BVI's, St Bart's and St Kitts. First the positive, great crew, excellent food and the ship was as stunning as ...
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Sail Date February 2014


TaraC avatar

TaraC

1 Review Written

Best trip of my life with one issue only.

Our cruise started in St martin. This was a trip my husband won through work, the entire boat was chartered by this company. We were greeted warmly with a cool towel, snacks and tropical drink upon arrival. The boat ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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sailorjeff

1 Review Written

Sailing away......

We and another couple of our sailing friends embarqed on a weeks cruise in paradise. As sailors, we were not interested in the usual cruise ship with thousands of passengers, but to be under sail with a small group ...
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Sail Date January 2013


johnwillimas avatar

johnwillimas

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Transatlantic Sensations on Star Flyer

I've read a few reviews of voyages with Star Clippers on Cruise Critic and I thought it was time to try to sum up why this quirky cruise line really works. It's not for everybody, that's certain but the question is, ...
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Sail Date April 2011


elklemi avatar

elklemi

12 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

No problem until I got home

This was my 4th Star Clipper cruise and I knew the drill and what to expect. Had inside cabin 218 which is bunk bed and basically a closet but for one person I used the upper bunk as storage. Be aware that here is ...
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Sail Date February 2020


myrabenson avatar

myrabenson

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Another fantastic Star Clipper experience

Just returned from a back-to-back two weeks on the Star Flyer, Leeward and Treasure Islands. Absolutely wonderful experience we have come to expect from Star Clipper. Ship absolutely beautiful, crew amazing, ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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