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Very Good

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Average

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Poor

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Terrible

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9 Windstar Wind Star Cruise Reviews


Mark Whitman avatar

Mark Whitman

2 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Great Staff, Poor Management, Older Ship Needing Upgrades

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I love Windstar’s small-boat (148 passengers) approach to cruising, but I found this particular boat, their flagship, to be lacking and I was also dismayed by several avoidable missteps by the ship’s management. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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scrosser

3 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Misrepresentations from start to finish

I chose the cruise for two specific reasons - sailing ship and voyage highlights. Third time on Wind Star, third time did not actually use the sails for sailing power. Per corporate, should not expect the masted ...
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Sail Date August 2017


plight0 avatar

plight0

2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Fumes, Food, and Grinding

Very nice cruise--great destinations, most notably smaller islands where big ships couldn't go. Kusadasi was wonderful--dinner at Ephesus was spectactular; food utterly unedible, but setting and light chamber ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Drkkmac

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Disaster

We chose this cruise because of the date, destination and my birthday. Our documentation stated the cruise left from Edinburg and the address on the ticket was for Edinburgh; however, when we gave our ticket and ...
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Sail Date August 2016


DebGrb avatar

DebGrb

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not worth it

DO NOT BOOK this directly with Wind Star. Once they reeled you in, they never treated you like the customer. We found out other guests paid way less when they booked last minute. We paid top dollar only five ...
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Sail Date July 2016


Fair911 avatar

Fair911

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Athens to Istanbul

Our first trip on Windstar . We have been on the Star Clippers at least 4 times and our Travel Agent suggested this when our trip arrangements could not match . Whilst we we enjoyed the destinations Athens to ...
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Sail Date June 2013


barmills avatar

barmills

9 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wind Star - Western Med

As veteran cruisers we're always looking for new ports & new cruising "experiences". Sure, we'd been to Rome before, but how much can you see in 8 hours... this time things would be different... maybe even a little ...
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Sail Date October 2010


raptor avatar

raptor

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wind Star - Central America/Panama Canal

This was our 3rd cruise on Windstar, Barbados & Tahiti were the first two. My husband and i were so impressed with the past Windstar cruises that we vowed to only cruise with windstar for the rest of our lives. This ...
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Sail Date December 2006


the mice avatar

the mice

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wind Star - Eastern Mediterranean

Having heard many good things about the WindStar, and having received many brochures and emails touting the Windstar difference, I was looking forward to our cruise from Athens through the Greek Isles to Istanbul. ...
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Sail Date May 2007


Wind Star Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.54.1
Dining4.04.4
Entertainment3.03.1
Public Rooms4.54.3
Fitness Recreation3.03.4
FamilyN/A
Enrichment3.03.7
Service5.04.8
Value For Money4.53.9
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