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Address: CA 90713
Phone Number: 800-872-7245
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Activities: Wine tasting
Description: This Amtrak route goes from Seattle, WA., to Los Angeles.

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Worth paying for the ensuite sleeper

The Coast Starlight is a choice Amtrak train, with the restored Parlour Car giving a second dinning option, wifi, wine tastings, movie screenings, and comfortable seating for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Nairobi, Kenya

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Tacoma, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

My family was not seated by an attendant, and no seat was available for myself and my 2 children, so we were asked to sit with our luggage in the observation deck while a space was created for us. While my two small children and I sat in the observation car, a swearing fight broke out that lasted for at... More 

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Germantown, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Amtrak: There were so many announcements from the dining car, conductor including when folks were taking a break and need for reservations, it was irritating. Would have rated a 4 if the dining announcements wasn't so annoying and aggressive. Got on in Seattle and travelled over night to Emoryville, CA. A bus is waiting to take passengers to San Fran,... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The Coast Starlight is a choice Amtrak train, with the restored Parlour Car giving a second dinning option, wifi, wine tastings, movie screenings, and comfortable seating for passengers sitting in first class. And so long as you're in first class - get the ensuite room. Not just for the private toilet and shower, but the orientation of the beds. US... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I took this train (sleeper) from Seattle to LA. Going past Mt St Helens was breathtaking, stopping in places like Eugene and Portland, was great - sees Washington States Heartland. Then going to sleep as we ascend the Everglades in a comfy turn downed bed. Woke up and the landscape at dawn had changed! Went over the bridge adjacent San... More 

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Port Huron, Michigan
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123 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

As noted by others, our train was late but you are guaranteed to get to your destination. Our train picked time up so we had no problem connecting with the Empire. Our roomette was ready for bed when we boarded and as it was almost midnight , we squeezed in. it is a small area but you do get to... More 

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Waverly
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I have taken all four of the Chicago to West Coast trains and this Coastal train. My most recent trip was Santa Barbara, CA to Portland, OR in a roommette and a bedroom (I have a family of 5). I have not done any of the trips by coach and have no interest in doing so. I am going to... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We had a great time on the train ride. My husband and I did this for our anniversary. We are both in our early 50s and have traveled quite a bit. The scenery was breathtaking at times and it was so relaxing watching the towns go by. I loved seeing so many different places I hadn't seen before. The train... More 

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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Traveling on the Amtrak Coast Starlight was like being on a luxury sailboat. I saw spectacular scenery in pristine remote locations and graffiti art in urban areas only visible by train. The trip was relaxing and the observation car was one of my favorite places for looking out over the of the vast ocean, sunsets over lakes and mountain ranges... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We arrived from Australia the day before and were looking for an alternative to US airports and all of the hassle of air travel. We thought the train trip would be a lovely way to travel to Seattle and to be fair it was. Everything that was good about it was really external to the train. The scenery, the trip... More 

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Union, New Jersey
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

My wife and I boarded the train in Portland just for the quick trip to Seattle. I had an Amtrak credit that was going to expire so we upgraded to a sleeper car. After boarding, an announcement was made for wine tasting in the Parlor Car and we went up for it. We were poured three small glasses of wine... More 

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Address: CA 90713
Phone Number: 800-872-7245
Location: United States  >  California (CA)

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