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American Spirit Cruise Reviews

3.0 / 5.0
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66 reviews
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A Great Puget Sound Cruise
"DH and I are from Upstate NY and are in our early 60's. Of course, Covid wiped out two cruises we had scheduled in 2020 and two in 2021; our TA called and wondered if we'd be interested in an American Cruise Lines..."Read More
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Avoid Avoid Avoid absolutely terrible!

Review for American Spirit to U.S.A.

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BeNiceToEveryone
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because the itinerary looked interesting, the Covid-19 protocols seemed safe, and the other reviews of the cruise line looked promising. Big mistake. Huge. The positives: interior crew was amazing! Such great attitudes and service by the stewardesses and dining staff. They were friendly, helpful, fun, and funny. The negatives: everything else. Our itinerary got ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Cabin AAC


Bad tripping with American Cruise Line

Review for American Spirit to North America River

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TravlHard
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Clearly this cruise in the San Juan Islands and Puget Sound was not worth the price. The ‘ship’ we boarded looked nothing like the website picture in that the actual ship was clearly old and worn out. Rust was evident everywhere. The carpeting on the stairs needed to be thrown out, not just cleaned, it was that dirty and stained. That was the very first thing we noticed as we boarded and then ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Cabin AAC


Worst cruise in 40 years of cruising

Review for American Spirit to U.S.A.

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rwbaran
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were totally misled. This ship (Spirit 2) was supposed to cruise Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands. The name of the tour needs to be changed to Stop and Dock. We NEVER spent one day cruising. It was advertised with one (1) day at sea and we had NONE.....Zero.....Zilch. We stayed at a dock every night except one where we anchored. There was nothing to see in any of the towns we stopped ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Cabin AAC


Puget Sound Cruise on the American Spirit

Review for American Spirit to North America River

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UMCADS
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I selected this cruise because the route sounded interesting and it was all I could find last January. BIG MISTAKE !!! This ship reminded me of something you would find plying the Volga River in about 1975. Outdated and never up dated is the name of the cruise. Ship built in 2005 and not maintained very well. The staff for the most part were kids that had no idea what their job was. The food, if ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Cabin AAL


A Great Puget Sound Cruise

Review for American Spirit to U.S.A.

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nybumpkin
10+ Cruises • Age 2020s

DH and I are from Upstate NY and are in our early 60's. Of course, Covid wiped out two cruises we had scheduled in 2020 and two in 2021; our TA called and wondered if we'd be interested in an American Cruise Lines sailing. She had recommended the Columbia/Snake River cruise, but I saw the Puget Sound cruise and thought I'd like to try it. Covid added some extra requirements; we had to submit ...
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Sail Date: June 2021

Cabin Type: Cabin AAC


Puget Sound

Review for American Spirit to U.S.A.

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Dr John Grubb
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

1. Wanted to see the area via a cruise 2. Very poor food quality. In fact it became so poor that they brought in quality chef for two days mid crew. 3. Poor dining room service 4. Attention to detail was sorely lacking. While the wait staff was congenial they were mostly new and seemed like as though they were in a training aspect. 5. The cost of the cruise was outrageous. The cost was ...
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Sail Date: July 2019


American Cruise Lines - a great cruise line!

Review for American Spirit to North America River

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grannie1TX
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

The PreCruise package for Seattle included a bus tour of Seattle and a night’s lodging in a nice hotel as well as breakfast and transportation to the dock. Embarkation, as well as disembarkation, went quite smoothly. The crew is always very attentive and interesting as well as interested in the passengers. This was my third cruise with ACL and I’ve enjoyed them all. The cabins and the common areas ...
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Sail Date: May 2019

Cabin Type: Single Cabin


You can't beat small ship cruising

Review for American Spirit to Pacific Coastal

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DABJB
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We had outstanding night time entertainment. We toured several 1800s port cities in the San Juan Islands including an underground tour of Port Angeles where the the level of the terrain had been raise about 10 feet putting the first floor of all the buildings under ground.We visited Olympic National Park including Hurricane Ridge where we were snowed upon in early October. We learned about the ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Cabin AA


Puget Sound Fall Foliage Tour Awesome

Review for American Spirit to Pacific Coastal

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Nevada Travelers
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We signed up for the American Cruise lines tour and stayed at their hotel pick, the Crowne Plaza, in downtown Seattle. Very nice hotel. Probably above our pay grade any other time. They let us unload our bags and then drive to the parking garage. No place to park at Crowne Plaza unless you valet at $50 a day. As a side note, the cruises are set up more to fly in rather than drive in. We drove but ...
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Sail Date: September 2018


Puget Sound

Review for American Spirit to Pacific Coastal

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Textraveller
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise hoping to find a method of travel and cruise line that would work okay for person of limited mobility. Sadly, we felt that this trip was overpriced, and that we were misled by sales people. The Spirit is in need of refurbishing. The salesperson I spoke with said it had been done. The cabin was clean enough, but I have traveled on much older vessels that were more ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Cabin AAC

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