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64 American Star Cruise Reviews


FoxKin avatar

FoxKin

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Better Than Expected

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We were looking for a trip in the US and this one on the Intracoastal Waterway was a good deal compared to the same trip on the same boat with Road Scholar. Based on reviews on this site we weren't sure what ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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tnaylor12

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Up to expectations

This was our 9th cruise with American Cruise Lines so we are obviously satisfied with their overall performance. There have been some cruises where they failed to live up to their motto: "Small ship cruising done ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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allenm1043

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not the Best American Cruise Lines Itinerary

This was our fifth cruise with this company. We did the cruise called, "New England Islands". As usual the food was memorable. And as usual service at meals goes at a slow pace. For the first time on a cruise I had ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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hkingj

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Costly for a mediocre experience.

Would not recommend to others. Food and service only fair. Overall rating on scale of 1-10 would be seven (7).Cruise director attractive and friendly but inefficient. Made a number of mistakes for our group on ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Jetwoman

1 Review Written

Chesapeake Bay 8 Day Cruise

We had never been to this area and this seemed like a great way to experience it...historically and culturally. This was our first cruise on American Cruise Lines. While the ship is not new, it was very clean and ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Bill and Judy

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Older ship, but wonderful cruise company

We chose this cruise for our second one with ACL for two reasons: we are very impressed with the service and atmosphere of this cruise line and it was a lobster cruise. Yes, this ship was an older one, but that ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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DorNIC

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

DO NOT BOOK THIS CRUISE LINE

Three friends and I chose this cruise for the easy access to embarkation port, Seattle, and the itinerary of daily visits to small ports in the WA area. This experience was devastating from the initial step ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Happy Cruiser

6 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Lobster Lobster Lobster

About two years ago we did the Lobster Cruise out of Portland, Maine. That was so good we booked this one out of Providence, RI. We were not disappointed. I like the American Cruise Line because of its ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Shimano1

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very Nice

We chose this cruise , because we have been on American Cruise Lines before and enjoy the quiet , laid back atmosphere. We also enjoy seeing beautiful, scenic areas of our own country, without the hassle of ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Poopsie2

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The food was wonderful, but the ship needs renovating.

We chose this cruise because of the number of guests. We have been on large ships before and wanted a change.This was absolutely great,so personable and the comradery worked well. We met lots of nice people and also ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Sally Marsh

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great lobster feast cruise

We wanted to see the Islands of Nantucket and Martha's vineyard, and it was a lobster bake cruise. The food was amazing, with an authentic lobster bake in the sand. This was my first cruise, and I enjoyed ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Upthecreek

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

A Well Deserved Five Star Rating on All Fronts!

From the Captain to the steward who cleaned our cabin, the service was friendly and exceptional. The management team on board were always available, communicated extremely well, and could not do enough for the ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Cincinnati Bob

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

A Nice Small Cruise Ship (98 passengers) But OVERPRICED!

This was my first cruise on a small ship. The cruise itself was the 7 night New England Island Cruise. The ship was fine and the food was very good but that's a given. They offer a complementary happy hour each ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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DONORICH

1 Review Written

Lobster fest and the gator tour in Boston

Wanted to see the New England island but because on the weather did not make it to two of the islands. The small ship allowed for personal service by the crew to all on board. we where able to meet many new friends ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Lace maker

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A wonderful way to holiday

From the moment I arrived at the boarding gate, I was impressed by the service given to the passengers. And this excellent service given by all staff continued throughout the cruise. Then I enjoyed arriving to my ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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awbarnett

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great First Time Cruise

We decided to take a small boat cruise for our 1st cruise. There were only 70 people on board.There was open seating in the dining room. You got to talk to everybody. There was an open bar at cocktail hour and ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Sandykin

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous Scenery with Excellent Service

This was our 7th cruise on American Cruise Lines and our first on the American Star. We selected the New England Islands in June to hope for the best weather without too many summer crowds. We started in ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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triviascribe

1 Review Written

A week on the Chesapeake.

Chose this cruise to visit Tangier Island, Williamsburg, Annapolis and other small communities along the Virginia and Maryland shores. The food is always wonderful with accommodations made for dietary needs. There ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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bonnierobin

1 Review Written

Time to enjoy crab!

I had never been in this area. It was a good introduction to this part of our United States. I leaned so much about the area and the American Revolution from the lectures and then seeing the areas. The Captain ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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ramers

1 Review Written

Attention to Detail Outstanding

From the cruise director to the room steward, attention to detail was noticeable. As we boarded the ship our bags were taken directly to our room. The ship was small and easy to navigate. There was always a ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Fatboyx2

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very good historical information and entertainment on ship.

Excursions everyday were very informative and historical. Many stops included multiple excursions which was nice. There was very good entertainment in the evenings and historical discussions during afternoons The ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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junedosik

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A memorable cruise right at my back door!

A close friend and I wanted to enjoy a relaxing week together, and this cruise turned out to be the perfect choice. From the moment we stepped aboard we were greeted by a sea of smiling faces. We followed the ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Loongirl180

1 Review Written

Golden Isles of the South

Cruise was close to home, places I had not been, tryout of river cruises and cruise company. Not disappointed. Fabulous crew, food and accommodations.Tours were great, not run of the mill. Lovely lounges to sit and ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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joemdempsey

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best Meals in over 45 cruises

My wife and I selected this cruise simply to relax in pleasant weather exploring a new part of Florida for us. We arrived the day before the start of our cruise with an overnight stay at the Hyatt Regency ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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aferrari

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Great Rivers of Florida Cruise - March 18-25, 2017

I chose this cruise because I was impressed with my previous cruise with American Cruise Lines from New Orleans to Memphis on the Mississippi in June 2016, and I wanted to travel in this part of Florida. Most of ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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