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Windstar Venice Cruise Reviews

Windstar Star Pride
Saling past the Pitons (St. Lucia)
Sailing away
Embarkation
Cruiser Rating
4.2
Very Good
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Exceeded Expectations!

Review for Wind Surf to World Cruise

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DianeandTom
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

A Windstar cruise has always been on our radar and we were excited to finally book one. It did not disappoint! We booked 15 nights on back to back itineraries Venice to Barcelona and loved all of the ports. This was our first small cruiseline. We may never go back to large cruiseships again! The crew and dining were exceptional. We particularly enjoyed the specialty restaurants and the weekly BBQ ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom


Amazing cruise experience

Review for Wind Surf to Mediterranean

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gcarston
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

celebrating our 20th anniversary on Windsurf seemed the perfect present to each other. We can honestly say all our wishes and desires were exceeded. Wonderful crew, but especially Erickson, Eric, Maricelo, Charlie, who all looked after our creature comforts to the highest standards, and Hasan, who kept our stateroom immaculate every day. The food was wonderful, whether in a French-style formal ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom


Not up to past Windstar/Wind Surf Standards

Review for Wind Surf to Mediterranean

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jmcgee3625
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have sailed on all of the Windstar ships at least once and some more than once and this was one of the worst sailing experiences we encountered on any cruise line including Princess, NCL, Carnival, or Royal Caribbean. The deck crew was there but almost non-existent. When able to get their attention, they were curt/rude. Tables at breakfast most days were left un-cleaned while guest stood ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom


Adriatic Gems

Review for Wind Surf to Mediterranean

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Lanan5
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

My husband and I chose this cruise as we were more interested in the destinations it sailed to than the onboard amenities. This was our first cruise and it exceeded all of our expectations. The staff was wonderful, they couldn’t do enough for us. The ship was beautiful, especially during the times the sails were up. The food was out of this world. It was the best we had during our entire European ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Think twice and read reviews before you book.

Review for Wind Surf to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Venice2Rome
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

WindStar WindSurf, booked 5/18, Dalmatian Coast and Italy. Terrific itinerary and lousy cruise. Staff was earnest at best and let's call it unresponsive at worst. Lack of planning at embarcations usually led to chaos. By all means, do not purchase any of the excursions; as on so many cruises, these are considerably overpriced. On our trip, they were, well, rip-offs. Incompetent or ...
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Sail Date: May 2018


Wonderful Second Cruise with Windstar

Review for Star Breeze to Mediterranean

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bdwest5
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We traveled from Venice to Croatia to Montenegro to Sicily to the Amalfi Coast to Rome. This was our second cruise with Windstar and we were aboard the Star Breeze. The weather was gorgeous. The ship is immaculate. You can see the staff cleaning and polishing each day. The staff was excellent. They provide a very personalized service. By the second day, they knew our names and the kind of ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Classic Suite


Better weather, fewer crowds than summer

Review for Star Pride to Mediterranean

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scrosser
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Europe is incredibly hot and crowded in the summer, although still crowded for this trip. Did notice a drop in service level compared to prior Windstar cruises. Looks like they are pinching pennies in certain areas. Definitely less focus on customer service from corporate side. Nice to travel with smaller groups, but don't fall for "travel in private yacht style". Excursions are very pricey ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony Suite


Wonderful Adriatic and Italy Cruise

Review for Star Legend to Mediterranean

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EastRob
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I had cruised twice on Windstar's sailing yachts and enjoyed the cruises. When we decided to cruise in the Adriatic we choose the Star Legend based on it's reviews, the cruise itinerary and our previous experience with Windstar. It was an excellent decision. The ship was in excellent shape and the staff was outstanding. They were totally customer focused, friendly, talked to you by ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


Exceeds expectations.

Review for Star Legend to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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TLRcruiser
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We enjoyed all aspects of the cruise. The food was excellent. The service from the entire crew was amazing. Best of all the places that we visited were fabulous. I would have to try very hard to find anything to criticize. The ship is obviously older but is kept in great condition. Our room was fairly large and very comfortable. We were out of the room for most of the day and evening but it ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


WINDSTAR DOWN A NOTCH

Review for Star Breeze to Mediterranean

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MelanieSco
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Having sailed on the Wind Surf three years ago, I must say that I was slightly disappointed with the STAR BREEZE experience. First of all the PROS - . very nice stateroom on deck 4 (130), large, confortable bed, wonderful shower and a very ample walk-in closet with plenty of room to store everything. . wonderful Itinerary, leaving from Venice, cruising Croatia, Montenegro and southern ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


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