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anneinca
Member Since 2007
1 review
56 forum posts
Sailed September 2007
I can't believe that I have been back home for almost a month. I have been meaning to write this review since we returned. I wanted to thank all of the CruiseCritic.com members who helped me make decisions for my trip by sharing their ... Read more
Kirk
Member Since 2000
3 reviews
Sailed September 2007
We sailed on the Dawn Princess out of San Francisco to Alaska, and then back to San Francisco; the cruise started on Sept 18, 2007 and ended on the 29th. This was our 2nd time on the Dawn, and our fourth cruise with Princess. Embarkation ... Read more
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cmey
Member Since 2007
1 review
2 forum posts
Sailed August 2007
We just got back from a ten day Alaskan cruise. My wife and I are both 38 and we have three boys, ages 7, 5, and 2 and a half. We also traveled with my wife=s parents and my wife=s sister, husband, and 10 year old son. This was our second ... Read more
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zaharasmom
Member Since 2007
1 review
Sailed August 2007
I took this cruise twice, with two separate sets of friends and loved every minute of it! I was on board from 8/19 until 9/8/07 and had different cabins for each leg. Initial embarkation was fast and easy (though this has not always been ... Read more
Vern Pall
2 reviews
Sailed August 2007
This was our 8th cruise with Princess and it was the best. All of the others, with the exception of number 7 (Far East), were very good. Captain Marco Fortezze understands the Princess ambiance and his leadership was seen throughout the ... Read more
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Bookbetty
Member Since 2007
1 review
Sailed August 2007
My 7 year old son and I traveled with neighbors on the Dawn Princess for a 10 day Alaska cruise round-trip out of San Francisco. Since we live in San Francisco we took a cab to the pier. We arrived shortly after 12:00 and embarkation was ... Read more
jenphan
Member Since 2008
1 review
152 forum posts
Sailed July 2007
10 Days on Dawn Princess Alaskan Cruise 7/30/07 - 8/9/07 We boarded in San Francisco, my beautiful hometown. Sitka, Alaska: Be patient at this port. Cruise ships cannot actually dock at this port because it is too small. Therefore, ... Read more
karatemom2
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
4,524 forum posts
Sailed July 2007
This was our family's sixth cruise and our first on Princess. Traveling were myself, husband, 13 year old son and 7 year old daughter. We liked the idea of departing from San Francisco as it is within driving distance for us which saved on ... Read more
Ron R
1 review
Sailed July 2007
There's a simple reason that we took this cruise during the peak (i.e. most expensive) season: my wife hates the cold. That makes an Alaska cruise somewhat problematic, unless you are willing to pay extra for July. This was our second ... Read more
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jsiegel
Member Since 2003
7 reviews
1,186 forum post
Sailed July 2007
Dawn Princess July 20-30, 2007 SF to Alaska About me: this was my fifth Princess cruise, my third cruise to Alaska, and my eleventh cruise overall. I was traveling with my sister and my parents. We booked our cruise through a local ... Read more
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Sailfish
Member Since 2002
12 reviews
6,506 forum posts
Sailed July 2007
Dawn Princess Cruise Review July 10-20, 2007 Cruise Overview My husband and I cruised to Alaska aboard the Dawn Princess on July 10, 2007 - our second cruise to Alaska. Our ten-day voyage departed round trip from San Francisco and ... Read more
Beyondhelp
1 review
Sailed July 2007
We traveled with a large group(30 in all), which we organized from among our friends. We are a married couple in our 50's with 2 kids at 17 and 18. We live in the San Francisco Bay Area and having a cruise leave from San Francisco makes ... Read more
llachance
Member Since 2002
5 reviews
966 forum posts
Sailed June 2007
Living in San Jose we chose this cruise because we could drive to the port. Prior to the cruise we had a fairly active roll call group. It was great to meet them once we got aboard and throughout the week it was fun to have somebody to ... Read more
cruzcfi
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
25 forum posts
Sailed June 2007
Group demographic 5 adults 2 children 9 and 13. 80 y/o and 2 kids were first time cruisers. Two of the adults were on their second AK cruise. The first time on Princess for everybody. EMBARKATION, could not have been smoother. We arrived ... Read more
IamAlyce
Member Since 2007
7 reviews
3,422 forum posts
Sailed June 2007
This was our first Princess cruise and we chose the Dawn Princess out of San Francisco as we were already planning to be in town for a Conference. This was the 10 day Alaska roundtrip. We arrived at the terminal around 11:30 and although ... Read more
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exsausd
Member Since 2003
1 review
86 forum posts
Sailed June 2007
This is the 5th cruise my wife and I have been on Princess and the first since Princess was taken over by Carnival. We have also cruised on Renaissance, Oceania, RC, Norwegian,Carnival, Celebrity, and Holland America. The high point of ... Read more
musettizoo
Member Since 2007
1 review
7 forum posts
Sailed June 2007
Our fourth cruise aboard the Dawn Princess June 10th -20th was funfilled and exciting. For my husband's 50th birthday we decided to cruise to Alaska for the beautiful things we heard about Alaska and the convenience of leaving from San ... Read more
vjpers
Member Since 2007
5 reviews
Sailed June 2007
There were nine of us on this cruise, and except for my Mother-in-Law, we were all first time cruisers. I thought the Dawn Princess was beautiful and very well kept. The service was outstanding throughout the ship. We had an inside cabin ... Read more
Steve Goodman
3 reviews
We flew into San Francisco airport a day early for a 10 day roundtrip cruise to the inside passage and Victoria. Embarkation was the best we've ever experienced. We arrived at the cruise terminal approximately 11am as we usually do. It was ... Read more
hankmack
1 review
This was our first cruise in 25 years, My wife & I are in our 70s. We had a balcony and anytime dining. We arrived at Pier 35 about 12:15 and was on board ship in about 1/2 hour. Very fast and efficient. In our opinion the ship is ... Read more
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CruisinCadie
Member Since 2006
7 reviews
1,030 forum post
About Us: We are both 60, from northeast Ohio. DH is retired and I work part-time as a children's librarian. This is our 2nd cruise, 2nd time on Princess. Why we chose this cruise: DD is a graduate student at UC Berkeley, so when we ... Read more
califgary
Member Since 2003
5 reviews
1,602 forum post
My first Princess cruise (most others have been on Royal/Celebrity) - Departed SF on April 23 to the Mexican Riviera (last one of this season and last one out of San Francisco for who knows when!) EMBARKATION: Although the 'terminal' at ... Read more
petaluma-traveler
Member Since 2007
1 review
This was my first cruise with princess and my wife's second. We have been on the Disney Magic and I've been on several Royal Caribbean cruises. We were traveling with our 8-year-old daughter. First, leaving San Francisco was a breeze. ... Read more
WILLIAM
2 reviews
Ship is older, beautiful actual ship. Not glitzy resort that float. Restaurants/Food: FANCY: Traditional early/late "assigned" seating one and the other is the same size room but you show up anytime you want and sit where you want. Menu ... Read more
jloehr
1 review
Unfortunately, this has been one of the most boring vacations that I have ever had in my lifetime. The entertainment and activities on the ship were geared primarily towards the over-65 age group, and there was almost nothing in the way of ... Read more
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