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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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jazzy02
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 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
8 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
2 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
132 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
529 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
3 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
1 helpful vote
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
0 helpful votes
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
0 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
11 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
0 helpful votes
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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db7425
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2015
Enjoyed every aspect of the cruise. Flew into to Seattle. Booked flights on our own and not through Princess. Took Rodeway Seatec Shuttle bus from airport to motel. Note. This motel while rather old met our needs and allowed 5 to a room, ... Read more
SuiteCheeks
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We traveled to Alaska on the Ruby Princess with another family that has kids the same age as ours (11, 14). Both families had booked the family suites in the front of Deck 9 (Dolphin). Our previous cruises were just hubby and I with ... Read more
tonyr54321
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2015
Took cruise from seattle to ketchikan, juneau, skagway alaska, on the Ruby Princess. Cruise was wonderful, have no complaints other than we ate and drank to much, entertainment was great, food was everywhere, day and night. Wish we had ... Read more
amfm1024
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was our first Princess Cruise and Alaska was amazing! Thanks to other reviews we had read we were prepared for the weather---which was chilly and sometimes rainy. As the locals we spoke to in port said--"It's Alaska!". We ... Read more
chris1356
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2015
I've taken cruises on both the Holland American Line and the Azamara Cruise Line so I know what to expect on a cruise. The Ruby Princess certainly didn't live up to its reviews! I would not recommend this ship. We had a mid-ship balcony ... Read more

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