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Traveler Reviews

A ship’s traveler rating is provided under license by Cruiseline.com , which manages one of the largest databases of cruise reviews and ratings by travelers. A total of 26 guests have reviewed Seabourn Sojourn, giving it a rating of 4.2 on a scale of 1-5.

Cruiseline Travel Rating:

4.2 out of 5(26 reviews)

Reviews by Traveler Type

Couples84.6%
Groups7.7%
Families w/young children3.8%
Families w/older children0%
Singles/Friends0%

Most Recent Reviews

Awesome Alaska

Jul 16th, 2019

I had been on 4 Alaskan cruises before embarking on the Sojourn but was intrigued by the stops we had in out of the way spots that bigger cruise ships could not offer. Seabourn is now #1 in my books. Very luxurious and having the ability to board their zodiacs or kayaks right from the ship is a big plus. The service and staff are exemplary.

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Oceanview

Experience

7+ cruises

Great experience!

Jul 14th, 2019

Great cruise. Ship is great. Crew was almost all fantastic. Facilities were good. Only complaint was the ship should have gotten closer to be there money views and not tried to get you to buy Ventures excursions. Would have still done the excursions but would have liked to be closer for the rest of the time.

Traveler Type

Couple

Experience

2-3 cruises

Seabourn is the best.

Apr 27th, 2019

This is our seventh Seabourn cruise and the best ever. I believe this was due to the Sojourn leadership of hotel director Luca and F&B Antonio. They are Seabourn old school who sailed on the orginal Pride, Legend and Spirit.

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Balcony

Experience

7+ cruises

Great way to see Alaska!

Apr 11th, 2019

The cruise is a great way to see Alaska. The expedition staff made a huge difference in spotting wildlife and in explaining the geology. You get right up close to the glaciers in the smaller ship.

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Suite

Experience

2-3 cruises

A great Alaskan expirience

Sep 7th, 2018

We have just finished a 19 day Seabourn adventure to Alaska and as we anticipated it was what we have come to expect from Seabourn. For both of us it was our second visit to this wonderful state. The first 5 days were a part of the Seabourn expedition program. We were met at the Anchorage airport and then whisked off to the Thomas Cook hotel where we met David the tour guide, coordinator, and all around handy guy. That evening we had a group dinner with 26 cohorts, soon to become friends. The next morning it was off to Denali via an 8 hour train ride through some gorgeous country. Wednesday was a free day for us to rest and take in the lodge. Excursions were available although Dee and I just took the day off. Thursday’s we were off into the park, not just a panoramic view but deep into the park. Where most tours go in about 15 miles our excursion went in about 63 miles. During that wonderful drive we ran into ptarmigans, caribou, grizzly, doll sheep, magpie, and the preverbal snow hare. Every minute of the 8 hours trip was fun and exceptionally interesting. Our guide had been leading these expeditions for 30 years and knew the park like the back of her hand. Our last day was a busy one as well. The alarm jolted us awake at 6:00 AM, we put our bags out, got breakfast then, on the bus for a three hours drive to Talketna. There our intrepid group boarded three planes to fly to Anchorage. The reason for the plane ride was to give us the opportunity to see the Alaskan back country and get a great view of a number of glaciers. We were taken aback by the beauty of the mountains and glaciers from a birds eye view. After an hour and a half of flying we landed in Anchorage and it was off to lunch, then on to the ship. In short the expedition was more than we expected in terms of quality, and the wonderful companion ship of our travel mates. It was truly a Seabourn experience. There is a lot to be said about knowing a group of people before you get on the ship. The companionship of the expedition group continued on into the cruise. If you are visiting Alaska via Seabourn and they offer this pre cruise adventure, take it. We have been on the Sojourn before, and like its sister ship the Quest it was a great cruise experience. Once on board we saw cruise members we had sailed with before and believe it or not they remembered us. Like previous trips the crew was very attentive and after a short period of time knew our names and our preferences. One of the surprises on this trip was the fact that our suite was upgraded from a veranda suite to a penthouse suite. Our joke was that it was so large that Dee and I had to carry gps devices to find each other. In truth the suite was fantastic. It had a separate bedroom, living area, a dining area, a two room bathroom, and a huge veranda. The itinerary was excellent as we were able to go places larger ships could only dream of. Add to that the off ship excursions via kayak and/or zodiac really made these excursions up close and personal. The picture opportunities were plentiful including glaciers, whales using bubble netting to get their lunch and a female grizzly with her two cubs just to name a few of the opportunities. The food, as in the past, was excellent. We are Colonnade people as we like the more casual dining experience. Our one complaint is that consuming this food seems to shrink our clothes. . As is our way we continued our “May We Join You” philosophy. We share a table every night with different people. On this trip we met lawyers, entrepreneurs, a gentleman and his wife who lived in South Africa, New Zealanders, Australians, and Germans. The most impressive couple however was the couple who exuded tremendous courage and strength in the face of health issue. As we have written before and will again, Seabourn knows how to make a cruise special. We love cruising with Seabourn so much that in 2019 we will be returning to the Quest to venture to Antarctica and the Amazon.

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Suite

Experience

7+ cruises

The best hotel in Alaska

Aug 20th, 2018

Our first impression of Alaska was how lucky we are to have this magnificent, unspoiled place in America. Our second impression was how crucial it is for us all to protect it. You can't believe the miles and miles of untouched forest and wilderness. The amazing wildlife, that seems to be flourishing. The remarkable people, who chose to be there and wouldn't be anywhere else. And to do it all from this amazing floating hotel called the Sojourn made it incredible.

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Suite

Experience

7+ cruises

Best cruise I have on . Excellent staff and service!

Aug 13th, 2018

Excellent staff and service. Ship was great on size as it was easy to get to the shows and dining.

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Suite

Experience

2-3 cruises

Peaceful, slow, beautiful, adventurous

Aug 6th, 2018

Very nice ship. Well maintained. Food was good, not great. Food in Thomas Keller The Grill was better. All should know that the meats are all frozen due to regulations. Only fresh for the day fish was fresh. The deserts were excellent. There is no 24 coffee or food on this ship, except room service. Very unusual. This ship’s stabilizers are a must on a ship of this size and work very well to minimize rocking. Very old average age to crowd. I would guess 75. Some well into their 90’s. Good handicap accessibility.

Traveler Type

Large Group

Room Type

Balcony

Experience

4-6 cruises

Seabourn is great, but not quite as great as in the past

Dec 6th, 2017

We love Seabourn, this is our 4th trip with them. Were a bit disappointed as it seems that their standards have slipped a bit, both in food quality and service. Some of the newer staff seemed to lack training and supervision, but ALL were very nice and pleasant. We hope that they will recover as we will try them again. A little skeptical of their new ships that appear to just stack and extra deck of passengers on to the same overall public areas.

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Balcony

Experience

7+ cruises

Best ever cruise!

Jul 13th, 2017

Seabourn goes the extra mile to make sure everything is right. We had one of our outbound flights cancelled at the last minute and their emergency folks got us rerouted so we made it to the ship OK. There was a problem with our traveling companions' return flights (apparently bungled by Seabourn), but Alaska Air made it work so we all got back on the same flights.

Traveler Type

Couple

Room Type

Suite

Experience

7+ cruises

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