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American Constellation Cruise Reviews

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65 American Constellation Cruise Reviews


goodman avatar

goodman

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

San Juan Islands

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Loved our cruise to the San Juan Islands with American Cruise lines. The staff was friendly, very young and tried to please. Our onboard naturalist was a big plus. A lot of onboard activities to keep us busy. The ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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DC0743

8 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Not the level one would expect for the cost

The Grand Puget Sound Cruise on American Cruise line was our 40th cruise on a variety of cruise lines with ship ranging in sizes from 120 passenger to 5,000+ passengers. We chose the cruise because we wanted to try ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Rural Michigan

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

All inclusive, relaxing and low pressure

My husband hates to travel and hates crowds. Having been on a large cruise with thousands of passengers and lots of "extras" tacked onto the original price of the cruise I wanted something different for our cruise ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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AnneBonny1800

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Perfect Week in Alaska

We chose to arrive in Juneau two days early expecting some cooler temps only to be greeted by 80 degree plus temps in a city that does not have an air-conditioner in any commercial establishment including our hotel, ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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snellbaker

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Line needs some work

After having cruised Alaska last year with Celebrity we wanted to try a smaller ship for the off the path stops. The Constellation was just the size we were looking for. The precruise hotel was an old one. While ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Carolina Senior

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Magnificent experience

Whale sightings 6 of 7 days, excellent food and service, magnificent views up close of mountain goats, a wolf, hundreds of sea lions, otters, eagles and flocks of birds. Local seafood served as one choice in varied ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Liat

22 Reviews Written

82 Helpful Votes

Not quite a River Cruise - American Constellation -May 29 to June 8, 2019

Our 44th cruise was with a river boat company, American Cruise Lines, but it was not on a river. We sailed around Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands, aboard the American Constellation for 10 nights and 11 days. It ...
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Sail Date May 2019


JanRick avatar

JanRick

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Relaxing

We chose the cruise of the San Juan Islands because we were wanting pure relaxation, not non-stop activities. This cruise was definitely relaxing. Embarkation and disembarkation were very smooth. The ship has ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Grandpaandgrandma

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Puget Sound & the San Juan Islands

We have been on many, many ocean cruises and wanted to experience the small ship cruise. We chose the American Constellation which had 130 passengers. This was a great alternative to the huge ships - no crowding, ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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2122second

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great ACL Cruise

I like cruising in North America; no loooong overnight flights to your destination; no mega ships to overwhelm your cruise stops; and lots and lots of things to do. The Puget Sound and San Juans, our last cruise, ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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GLANC

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Puget Sound & San Juan Islands

This was our second cruise with American Cruise Lines. We especially like the fact that their "small" ships can get into smaller ports than can the larger cruise ships. Docking instead of tendering in makes a huge ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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tbermingham

1 Review Written

Wonderful scenery with great people.

This is my second cruise with American cruise Lines. You cannot beat the service by the crew. Everyone greets you when they see you. They ask how you are enjoying the cruise and offer to help. They are very ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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jcholler

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Once in a Lifetime!

We always wanted to go to Alaska and wanted and intimate experience. It was an excellent ship with a wonderful crew. We saw the wonders of Alaska; spectacular scenery, wildlife including bears, eagles, humpback ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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MichaelMoffitt

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Outstanding and fun experience!

The small ship (175 pax), great itinerary and solid crew made this cruise a most enjoyable experience. The staterooms are large (300 sq ft) and well appointed. The bathrooms are well laid out and the overall ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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aslRN

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful scenery! Great ship and crew!

We have sailed with American Cruise Line before. We love the personalized touches of small ship cruising. Southeast Alaska was beautiful. The ports were fun with great activities.I would highly recommend the train ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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AZ Carol

1 Review Written

Relaxing and Luxurious

I got to go in this cruise because a friend if a friend of a friend could no longer go and sold it for a fraction of the price. It was the best vacation I've ever had. I'm not one for a lot of words, so this will be ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Gardener222

13 Reviews Written

70 Helpful Votes

Great cruise but needs more variety on excursions & entertainment

We like ACL and this is our 3rd cruise with them. Pluses: We booked our next cruise with them while on board to get the 15% savings. and no port charges. We like the intimacy of a smaller ship with less hassles ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Newill

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Small ship Alaska experience - Adults - mostly retirees - focused

Prior experience with American Cruise lines on the Columbia and Snake river combined with a desire to see parts of Alaska were combined with this nice small ship Alaska arrangements. American Cruise lines handled ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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rlsobey

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Nice Relaxing Cruise with Great Scenery

This is our second cruise in Alaska. The first was a large ship cruise, which convinced us to take a small ship cruise to allow to see more of Alaska. We cruised out of Juneau, AK and returned to Juneau. The ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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psullivan

1 Review Written

Customer service needs an upgrade

The Constellation is a lovely, small ship and our cabin was spacious, clean, and very comfortable. The young American staff was delightful, warm, enthusiastic, and helpful. We chose the cruise primarily for the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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2wander

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

ACL OUTSTANDING Cruise Line!

Small cruise done PERFECTLY! Everything was outstanding! The cabin and lounge areas were spacious and clean. The bathrooms were well appointed and clean. The staff was friendly, very accommodating, knowledgable and ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Meadon

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Puget Sound and the San Juan Islands

We were hoping to see Orcas and Humpback whales, but we only saw a couple of Humpbacks from a long distance and no Orcas, so this was the only disappointment. This was our third cruise with American Cruise Lines so ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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rsadair

1 Review Written

Extremely good service, no hidden charges, excellent meals

very comfortable state rooms with plenty of room. Meal service as excellent and the food outstanding. They provide for half-order options for most entrees at lunch and dinner so you are not overwhelmed with food. ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Emma1939

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Wanted to love it

I have been investigating American Cruise Lines since we took a Mississippi River Cruise with American Queen. I think everyone should travel on American Rivers more and they were offering some appealing options. We ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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smrushing

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Interesting ports, well appointed ship.

This was our first trip with American Cruise Line and we were very pleased. The cabin was larger than on any but the luxury lines. The food choices were limited but the quality was excellent - cocktail hour drinks ...
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Sail Date November 2017


American Constellation Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins5.04.7
Dining4.04.5
Entertainment3.53.7
Public Rooms4.54.8
Fitness Recreation2.03.6
Family1.0N/A
Enrichment4.04.2
Service3.04.8
Value For Money3.54.2
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