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Ruby Princess achieves something most 3,000-plus-passenger ships can't: A feeling you've just come home. (Think a high school reunion, only with people you just met.) It's easy to strike up a conversation with ...
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876 Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews

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raymond gribble
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Cruise to Alaska.....The main dining food was not the greatest. Most Food lacked tastefulness, Very Bland. Also, on our main formal night , The lobster tail and shrimp was very good. However, the vegetable was asparagus. We received 2 ... Read more
d4sunrise
Member Since 2008
1 review
11 forum posts
17 helpful votes
We were on the July 31st to August 7th 2016 cruise. Our first cruise! Embarkation was a breeze. I expected something much different and was pleasantly surprised by the ease. We were on the Baja deck in a balcony cabin. It was ... Read more
marathon51
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 forum posts
18 helpful votes
Just back today, August 7 from inside passage, Seattle, Ketchikan, Tracy Arm, Juneau, Skagway. Embarkation and surprisingly Disembarkation were both very smooth. The "cruise" in and of itself was great. Staff was 99% ... Read more
sjoneswrites
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
This was my first cruise, and was taken as a family vacation. We were a party of seven and ages ranged from 30-60, which seemed about par for the ship. Apparently our sailing had more children than usual and the announcements during ... Read more
ametrinel
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
79 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We went on this cruise to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. This was my first cruise on Princess and the worst cruise I've had (my 5th cruise overall). Embarkation: Embarkation was very smooth in Seattle. We got there around ... Read more

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Cruisin_from_Tampa
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
11 helpful votes
This was a disappointing cruise. While there were some highlights, most were not due to Princess or the vessel itself. The boarding was wonderful. The staggered boarding couldn't have gone better. We arrived at out appointment today ... Read more
karen_g
Member Since 2003
1 review
647 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Intro: it was just myself and my husband traveling on this cruise; we are in our mid-50s and live in Texas. While we wanted to see Alaska, we also enjoy the "onboard experience" that a cruise provides and the Ruby had ... Read more
2 to travel
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Splurged on suite, both for extra room and perks web site advised we would receive - so we paid more than double high end cabin rates. Loved our room steward and restaurant maitre d, waiter and assistant waiter. Most employees unaware of ... Read more
Collosus
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We booked with Princess to Alaska as it was our 20th Wedding Anniversary, and our Cabin was decorated to celebrate this, the extra personal touches made us feel extra special. This is our second cruise with Princess. Princess Ruby was ... Read more
scotoriole
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
We sailed as a family of 9 to Alaska. We had a one year old grandchild, our 5 kids (mid 20's to 30), my husband and I (50's), plus my elderly mother (80). I was worried before we left that our wide range of interests and ages would leave ... Read more

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jaked123
Member Since 2016
1 review
29 helpful votes
My family went on this cruise because we wanted to see something completely different. This was our first ever cruise on Princess, and this will be our last for sure. To begin, if you have children under the age of 18, there is not very ... Read more
steverk
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
My wife and I had an awesome time on the Ruby Princess. We were celebrating our 30th anniversary and splurged on a balcony cabin. The weather was unbelievable. Calm seas, warm temperatures, and cloudless skies every day but one. No ... Read more
Tigertribal
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 helpful votes
Embarkation was easy though we did arrive before our allotted time. It was busy but they know what they are doing!! The state room was quite spacious with a comfortable Queen sized bed, corner unit housing a TV & a fridge, dressing ... Read more
Seetheworld##
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for price and supposed value. This was my fifth cruise so I have something to compare it to. The ship itself was ok, and the balcony view was worth it. The crew was mostly curt. The Drink deal they try to sell you for ... Read more
wywiseman
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
8 helpful votes
We had made flight arrangements through Princess with their EZ flight program, out of Denver. This was the first concern. We tried to ascertain our seats but couldn't because this was not the policy. We had to check in with Delta 24 hours ... Read more

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kbhome
Member Since 2010
1 review
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Based on friend or coworker recommendation and also on my previous cruising with Carnival, Royal Caribbean Etc. Our restaurant waiter name is Luveen and Michael De Preez is very attentive to our dinning need. We were able to bring ... Read more
lassie79
Member Since 2011
8 reviews
9 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as it suited us for the dates available and for the destinations in ports of call. Quite honestly felt that the standards had slipped considerably in the sanitising department. We had just come off another cruise ... Read more
cowboy cruisin
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
48 forum posts
27 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was our first cruise to Alaska and first cruise aboard Princess. We have seven previous cruises all aboard Carnival. We flew into Seattle the day of the cruise and used a Princess transfer to the ship. The embarkation process was ... Read more
Beave8920
Member Since 2006
9 reviews
1,208 forum post
7 helpful votes
We are experienced cruisers as this was our 24th cruise - 4th with Princess. We flew into SEATAC a day early and spent time around Seattle. On the morning of the cruise, we arraigned a private shuttle (Shuttlefare) from the hotel to the ... Read more
qcatguy
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
My wife wanted to go to Alaska. She booked it and I'm glad she did. From the moment we got on the Airplane to Seattle from Santa Ana it could not have been better. We were TSA Pre-Check so that line was quick. Flight was as flights are ... Read more

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Scoop368
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
On this cruise we were part of a small group of friends celebrating a significant birthday for one of the group. The selection of Ruby Princess was down to others in the group and we just tagging along. We had a really great experience ... Read more
Me72sand
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was my first experience on a cruise. Once on the ship I was amazed at how helpful and polite the entire staff was. Ivana and Lloyd were extremely courteous and attentive to our group. I wish I had got their lasts names to commend them ... Read more
augustsun1961
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
My sister booked a family cruise for her birthday. There was a total of 8 in our party. For some of us, this was our first cruise, and we found it to be a "Wow" experience. The ship provided different attractions and ... Read more
Easy21
Member Since 2016
1 review
22 helpful votes
My husband and I had anticipated a cruise to Alaska for our anniversary. We have been on five cruises before this one. This was our first cruise on Princess Cruise Lines. We booked a balcony. The service and all cruise personnel were very ... Read more
sfcnurse@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Ruby princess is 0 star. My family and I enjoyed to go to cruise trips(Bahama with Disney, Mexico Riviera and Caribbean with Carnival), but we wouldn't use cruise anymore because of this terrible experience. I don't know where to begin! ... Read more

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