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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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ljenki
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
My husband and I went on this pacific coastal cruise for our 16th anniversary and we are in our late 40's. We have tried several cruise lines and we will not go on Princess again. From the moment we checked in at the port the "line ... Read more
IslandgirlVictora
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We will never again sail with Princess. We were on the Ruby Princess for three nights, and from start to finish it was the worst cruise I ever had, and I've done 10 now on different cruise lines, which had included Princess. They ... Read more
trinaM
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
494 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
The Ruby seemed dated to me but very clean. The staff was always cleaning and vacuuming. The steward was very pleasant and helpful. Disembarcation information was already on the desk in the cabin. There seemed to be a large number of ... Read more
Jodstertx
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My sister decided to get married on a cruise. Cool! We had a bad experience with princess before and I was hesitant to give them a second shot, but we did. The online check-in was easy. We got to the port, and security was pretty fast. ... Read more
Crystyn
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
The food ruined the cruise for me. I had difficulty finding anything edible. The fish was undercooked, the chicken was like leather. The lobster was so tough it almost broke my teeth. The smell of bad fish was present on the floor of ... Read more

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jazzy02
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
My first vacation and first cruise. I was with a group who have been on several cruises. I was told before hand that there's a lot of food and entertainment. Everything but alcohol is included and food 24x7. They had 3 dining rooms you had ... Read more
msnanette
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2015
Having been on Princess before I expected more! The dining room food was okay. We ate most of our meals in the dining room, had one dinner in the Crown Grill, which was nice! Did not eat the buffet except on the first day. We traveled ... Read more
chris.sopko@gmail.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We went on a seven day cruise to Alaska that departed from Seattle on the Ruby Princess. I just thought I would share my thoughts both good and bad on the experience. • Embarkation/Disembarkation procedures – I have to ... Read more
retsofmamie
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed on the Ruby Princess, first time on this ship, 5th cruise with Princess. The ship is beautiful if in need of a few repairs here and there. Ketchikan Sea Cycle riding out in bay was superb. Juneau Whale watching most ... Read more
GoldenRose
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
135 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We were a family of 5 in 3 generations traveling in two penthouse suites on the aft of the ship. We're experienced cruisers, but this was our first time on Princess. It was my mother (late 60s), me and my husband (mid 40s), and our two ... Read more

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funcky
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
134 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Overall it is a good cruise. Will definite do Alaska again with Princess or any other depend on price. Already booked for Crown Princess in December for Mexican Riviera. This is definite different cruise compares with Carribean or ... Read more
Posaune
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
530 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We have just returned from a fantastic cruise on Ruby Princess. From embarkation to the end of the cruise we were treated great with wonderful hospitality, great food and fantastic service. Food was some of the best we have had on ... Read more
Professor Plum
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
16 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Getting to Seattle from NZ is a big deal. This was our first real overseas experience, so we were very excited. This was our 3rd cruise and one of the tips we had picked up, was if only ever do one more cruise in your life, make it ... Read more
kathypettengill
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Went on the ruby princess last week to alaska. this was our first...and last!....cruise on princess. customer service was horrible!!!! there was a problem with an excursion and i spoke to two people who assured me that someone would get ... Read more
mauterin
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Five previous cruises - Disney and RCI. Late forties, two pre-teen kids. Imagine a beautiful beach. It's a peaceful place to relax and enjoy the ocean. Now imagine that same beach with wandering salespeople (you have probably visited a ... Read more

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sdfgsdfg
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
Overall we had a good experience. I suggest you read the fine print very carefully before arriving at the port. The fine print contains some things that are not allowed to be brought on board. Since we had arrived by plane and had no place ... Read more
Hurley808
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our second cruise on Princess Cruise and our third overall. We were a family of seven with grandpa, grandma, our daughter and her husband, two teen age young ladies and our 5 year old grandson. It's not easy to provide such a ... Read more
nani4nine
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
For our first-ever cruise we took the Ruby Princess to Alaska. The cruise went off without a hitch, embarking and disembarking went very smoothly. When we embarked I made the mistake of trying to walk everywhere myself (foot issues mean ... Read more
Go2florida
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My wife & I recently completed the 7 night Alaska cruise aboard the Ruby Princess. We had such high hopes for this ship/line, however there were several issues that had occurred that caused us to feel disappointed, for example; from ... Read more
Circus Riff Raff
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our second trip to Alaska in 10 years with Princess, and we wanted to venture out from the usual cruise ship tours on crowded coaches and swarms of people. We hired a gentleman named David Freeman in Ketchikan (Ketchikan Taxi ... Read more

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pmgoff
Member Since 2013
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We just got back from our cruise from Seattle to Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway Alaska, over 7 days on the Ruby Princess. Overall, we were very happy with the Cruise. Embarkation and debarkation was the easiest we had experienced. The ship ... Read more
SJCruisers
Member Since 2015
1 review
15 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2015
Embarkation was smooth and efficient. We were checked in and in our stateroom in 30 minutes. Ketchikan The Totem Pole tour was both interesting and informative. The Lumberjack Show was occasionally cheesy, highly ... Read more
mrshammer
Member Since 2015
1 review
14 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I went on a 7 day Alaskan cruise on the Princess Ruby. We LOVED this ship. Our cabin was large and the queen size bed was VERY comfortable. Our favorite part of the cabin was the balcony, a must have on an Alaskan ... Read more
PrometheusOC
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2015
Generally a poor cruising experience, thank goodness Alaska is gorgeous. First, why they got 2 stars: 1) Staff was very friendly, the person taking care of our room was great. 2) One very good meal at one of the ship's premium ... Read more
Rsun
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
Our family went on the Alaska Inside Passage cruise from Seattle, with 20 people (12 adults and 8 children) taking up 10 cabins on the Aloha deck. On ship amenities, having taken other cruises before, the Ruby Princess did not strike ... Read more
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