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lowbrown
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was my first cruise. The trip was "paid for" by a family member, though with drinks, excursions and other fees I ended up spending around $800. If I had paid for the entire trip I'd be more than just disappointed. I'll ... Read more
joshlangan
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Excellent staff. A magnificent and very enjoyable cruising experience. Cannot say enough about the wonderful staff, from bartenders to waiters -- excellent and very attentive. We had a fantastic time and were well tended to. We would do ... Read more
Z0nker
Member Since 2016
1 review
27 forum posts
13 helpful votes
A perfect cruise. We boarded in San Francisco on a warm sunny day and the city views from the decks are amazing - you could see the Financial District, Bay Bridge, Coit Tower, Ferry Building, Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge. If we had ... Read more
HuskerEv
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 helpful votes
Embarkation was very smooth, Princess is organized! At first we were surprised at the age of the ship. We stayed in a mini suite and the sofa was very worn, we did learn the ship is going to be renovated in 2018. The food was delicious ... Read more
Kitty Person Mom
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed September 2016
This is the second Alaskan cruise we have taken on Princess. Everything on board the ship was first rate. The entertainment and social activities were superb. We were finally happy to see that on the country dancing night, the band ... Read more
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Holomoku
Member Since 2011
7 reviews
974 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We have been to Alaska two times before on Princess, so naturally we went with Princess again. Always a good choice. Weather was not bad at all for Alaska in Sept. We had a few light showers and the temps midday were around 60 most of ... Read more
chintze
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We chose the Grand Princess because several of our other friends took this very same cruise and recommended it. We loved every minute of our experience from the day we boarded the ship in San Francisco (and how easy Princess makes it), ... Read more
aimswanson@cox.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Superb service requires the same time and effort as mediocre service. That's why I can't understand why the Grand Princess staff didn't step up to the plate and do an outstanding job. It's a matter of self respect. I cannot understand ... Read more
CruiseGents
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We selected this cruise because our good friends (frequent Princess cruisers) invited us to join them. It was my first Princess cruise since 2005, and my husband's first cruise ever. We live in the SF Bay Area, so the 10 day round-trip to ... Read more
Cindy&Greg
Member Since 2014
1 review
49 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Just got home from our Alaska cruise aboard the Grand Princess. The people were lovely, the service was good (most of the time), the food and the entertainment were amazing! BUT, the carpets are worn, there was a whole in one of the ... Read more
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Gardener222
Member Since 2011
8 reviews
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Princess 9-8--9-18-2016 Round trip San Francisco / Alaska . We are platinum loyalty level close to elite and this was an anniversary-birthday trip. This was my 5 cruise on Grand Princess since 2013. It is my observation that Princess ... Read more
patticakes4m3
Member Since 2013
1 review
53 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we had never been to Alaska. Well, now we have and probably wont return. It was very pretty, and the glaciers were amazing, and some of the excursions we took were fun, but overall, Alaska just wasn't our cup ... Read more
reneelorenzo
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We had never been to Alaska and the timing worked out well for us. Also, we had never been on a large ship in the past so this was a first for us. Our suite was lovely and the ship in general was extremely well maintained. All of the ... Read more
Cruiserdude11
Member Since 2007
9 reviews
7 forum posts
5 helpful votes
The Grand is the oldest of the Grand class Princess ships being built in 1999 and it’s in great shape! Most everything was clean and shiny. The only area that looks worn is on the top deck where the Astroturf is coming up a little ... Read more
AG123456
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
We were on Fiesta Deck 6 in a mini-suite for an Alaska cruise. It was the cruise from hell for us. I asked about cigarette and tobacco smoke, noise, and the walking deck above and I was told ALL issues had been corrected, which was a ... Read more
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SeniorB
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was our 50th Wedding Anniversary cruise. This was our 3rd cruise to Alaska and it was the best. The weather was just great. Our first port was Juneau and again the weather was nice. No rain and no coats required for us. The shopping ... Read more
Carnemom
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
46 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we are loyal Princess travelers, having completed 15+ cruises with the line, we had never been to Alaska, and we live in the Bay Area - what could be easier than sailing out of San Francisco? We have ... Read more
vein1
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We chose this Alaskan cruise because of the natural beauty reported by others and the convenience of sailing from San Francisco and returning to the same port with several days at sea on the way out and back providing time to relax either ... Read more
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tinwings
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
2 forum posts
This is the second time we cruised to Alaska. Departing from San Francisco was a big plus because we live nearby. The boarding process was fast and easy and luggage was promptly delivered to our balcony cabin. Our cabin attendant was right ... Read more
lisab514
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
My husband and I have cruised 8 times now, (only 2 not on Princess) and truly love, love, love Alaska so we decided we'd go this year and leave out of San Francisco a port we had not been to. We went a day early and stayed at the stately ... Read more
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CruisinCadie
Member Since 2006
7 reviews
1,030 forum post
9 helpful votes
About us: We are a retired couple from northeast Ohio. Both of us were celebrating our 70th birthdays as well as our 48th wedding anniversary. We traveled with our daughter and her boyfriend, a late 40's/early 50's couple of ... Read more
gorilla1964
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
5 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because the price was good and it was the destination I wanted to go . This was the first time I used princess and they were rated the best Alaskan cruise line so we chose them. Overall the cruise was pretty good with ... Read more
Lunalu
Member Since 2014
1 review
30 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We love Princess and have never traveled on any other cruise line but it is time to update the Grand. The crew and staff were wonderful and I would give them 5 stars. A lot of buckets all around the boat. The food in the dining room ... Read more
Cruise Raider
Member Since 2006
17 reviews
5,684 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Background information: We are a couple in our mid 50's / early 60's traveling with my brother and his wife, both in their 50's. This was our 50th cruise, with over 20 cruises on Princess and our second time within a year on the Grand ... Read more
biljeanr
Member Since 2012
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
We choose this because of the itinerary; we had been in Alaska 20 years ago and wanted to visit the same spots again. Our favorite line, Oceania does not go where we wanted to go, so we choose Princess. Not a good decision. Boarding was ... Read more
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