Subscribe today
Get Cruise Critic in your inbox

Star Princess Cruise Review by PattiRA

Home > Reviews > Member Reviews > Star Princess Cruise Review by PattiRA
Star Princess
Star Princess
Member Name: PattiRA
Cruise Date: June 2013
Embarkation: Seattle
Destination: Alaska
Cabin Category: BA
Cabin Number: 10734
Booking Method:
See More About: Star Princess Cruise Reviews | Alaska Cruise Reviews | Princess Cruise Deals
Member Rating   4.0 out of 5+
Dining 4.0
Public Rooms 4.0
Cabins 5.0
Entertainment 4.0
Spa & Fitness 4.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions 4.0
Embarkation 2.0
Service 5.0
Value-for-Money 4.0
Rates 4.0
Write a cruise review!

Show the Lowest Price
Departure Month
Please select at least one vendor.
Avoya Travel
Expedia
American Discount Cruises
Onboard.com
CheapCruises.com
Cruise.com
Priceline.com
Direct Line Cruises
Sponsored Links:

red arrow


Ship Facts: Star Princess Review (by Cruise Critic!) | Star Princess Deck Plans
Breathtaking and Beautiful Alaska!

I want to give all the positives first: the weather was beautiful (layer your clothing) & the scenery was stunning!! I believe that a balcony or suite is in order for Alaska--we had a balcony & could sit out and enjoy the breathtaking scenery. We had Michael Modzelewski a world reknown naturalist giving lectures on Alaska and narrating much of what we were seeing on board--it gave us a clear understanding of the beautiful & cold (brrrr!) state of Alaska including the natives that are still there. My husband and I both agree that he made our trip extra special! Food, service from staff and shows were pretty much typical for cruising.

Negatives: our balcony neighbor had ALL his large family visiting with him at 4 a.m. to enjoy the sights-every day. I am supposing they paid for cheaper rooms and used his balcony for viewing. They talked very loudly and we lost sleep over their family chatter. Coffee was aweful & had to upgrade to buy something drinkable--leaving out of Seattle this was hard to believe with Starbucks and Seattle's Best readily available.

We took side trips at each port and all were very good except one--in Ketchikan we went to a Wildlife Preserve and it was not worth the money we paid. The walk as supposed to be a mile and it wasn't 1/8th of a mile & a very unprofessional guide--she showed us bear "scat" and fungus on trees. Who really cares? The side trips for Alaska are higher $$$ than most cruises we have been on. Alaska was on both of our "kick the bucket" lists and enjoyed it greatly. Princess Cruise Line did an overall good job & helped us accomplish our goals; which was to view wildlife-humpback whales, lots of Eagles, mother Seals with their pups and more....would recommend the ship & trip!


Publication Date: 06/26/13
Read the Alaska ports review by PattiRA
More Star Princess Cruise Reviews

Read the previous Star Princess review Read the next Star Princess review

Like This Review?



Register for a Meet & Mingle!
More Alaska Cruise Reviews
Cruise Critic's Star Princess Review
Princess Cruise Deals
Princess Message Board
Write a cruise review!
About UsAdvertisingEditorial DisclaimerPress
PrivacySite MapStoreSubscribe
X

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add news@cruisecritic.com to your address book.

We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.