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Windstar Wind Star Outside Cabin Cruise Reviews

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Cruising in a late-pandemic world
"The officers and crew were clearly very happy to have us and every guest we spoke with was extremely pleased with their on-board experience.We are not really Caribbean port fans and often remain on board anyway...."Read More
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Good Potential but...

Review for Wind Star to Greece

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Spyder49
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was a cruise of the Greek isles out of Athens. There were just 99 passengers on this cruise which meant you got to know just about everyone. There was one major problem during the cruise with most of the culinary staff testing positive for Covid the second day of the cruise. The restaurant were closed for the remainder of the cruise with a buffet set up and served in the main lobby of the ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom


It's the People!

Review for Wind Star to Caribbean - All

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Eclecticist
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I can't say enough good things about the people on Wind Star. On day one, when the housekeeping manager found out that my wife had broken some toes just before our trip, she immediately moved us to a more convenient cabin that involved less walking & climbing to reach frequently accessed locations. That made a huge difference to us! From other cruise lines, we're used to cabin attendants and ...
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Sail Date: March 2022

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Cruising in a late-pandemic world

Review for Wind Star to Panama Canal & Central America

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LJWECOC
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were tired of staying home and have always loved Windstar. Although we were somewhat put off by the COVID restrictions imposed by CDC and other governmental authorities, foreign and domestic, on the cruise lines, we decided to give it a try. It was probably the best cruise we have ever taken (and that is a lot of cruises). We boarded after a mandatory COVID test and stayed in our cabin until ...
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Sail Date: January 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom


A question of value

Review for Wind Star to Greece

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wandering_aimlessly
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose Windstar to cruise through the Greek Isles. From the beginning it seemed odd - we heard almost nothing from Windstar other than itinerary changes and information posted on My Windstar. When they removed our reservation from My Windstar about a week prior to sailing I had to call them to ask if the ship was still going and we were still on it. Apparently all reservations are removed in ...
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Sail Date: October 2021

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom


Not a Good Fit for Me

Review for Wind Star to Caribbean - Eastern

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Cruise Worm
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Ditto other reviews: delicious food, few onboard activities, personalized service, beautiful sail-away events, phenomenal cabin storage, nice L'Occitan toiletries, great shower with 2 heads, great spa with massages, & best of all--fantastic talks by naturalist. But the ship seems tired--1 of 2 generators that power propeller went out, so kitchen was an hour late in preparing dinner the first ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


What has happened to Windstar

Review for Wind Star to Greece

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ArtCollector725
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This is our fourth, and now last, Windstar cruise. The ship, the Windstar, is run down and tacky. The food was awful. The equipment in the “gym” creeky and poorly maintained. Lastly the shore excursions were often boardering on worthless. Internet? $245 a week for minimal and often nonexistent service. And all this for a premium price. Windstar needs to up its game considerably if it want ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom


Small yes; luxury maybe?

Review for Wind Star to Greece

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drneal
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

After planning for over 1 year I finally got to go on a Windstar cruise. I was expecting a lot and, for the most part it, met all expectations. Prior to going on the cruise my initial cruise was cancelled as the ship was chartered. They gave us a $500/pp credit and paid to change our airfare. I loved the small size of the ship. The cabin was small but functional. The bathroom had ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom

Traveled with children


Big disappointment

Review for Wind Star to Greece

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Oldcruzers
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruse for a birthday celebration and we were already in Greece. We were looking forward to sailing under sail, even if briefly. They play loud music to accompany the raising of the sails, then take them down straight away. No lift on this older boat and a lot of stairs to get to dining room, etc. Our room steward was excellent. Food was very good and BBQ on deck lovely. ...
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Sail Date: July 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Greek Isles

Review for Wind Star to Greece

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dmdiehl
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Wanted a smaller ship for the Greek Isles. The crew was great. The bar service was slow. They needed more bar staff. Meals were adequate. Went to the Crystal Restaurant our last night and my husband and I enjoyed a delicious meal on the deck. Also, the dinner seafood bar b que on deck was excellent. All excursions and guides were good, well organized and informative. Our room 211 was ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom


Greek Island Holiday

Review for Wind Star to Greece

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Aguila
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Booked this island cruise long in advance. The highlight is a candle light dinner in the ancient library of Ephasis. Violin quartet, lovely meal under the stars. This was exceptional and only Windstar had the relationship with the Turkish ministry of culture to do this event. All the locations were wonderful. Excursions well managed and ship processes very smooth with a well led crew. The ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom


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