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raymond gribble
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Cruise to Alaska.....The main dining food was not the greatest. Most Food lacked tastefulness, Very Bland. Also, on our main formal night , The lobster tail and shrimp was very good. However, the vegetable was asparagus. We received 2 ... Read more
Aliyah17
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed two weeks ago
Here's a review for people who don't consider themselves "cruise people." We are quite well-traveled, never on organized tours, but thought this was the best way to see Alaska without having to kill myself planning. Did a RC ... Read more
Tigs01
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed two weeks ago
The cruise ships was fine but two things let it down, poor food and pushy sales tactics. The food in the buffet restaurants looked good and had a good variety of choice but was pretty tasteless. The breakfast toast and bagels were kept ... Read more
ramin01
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
We took this cruise during 13th - 20th. I had my family including 2 teen boys with me. The itinerary was good. Your Room and Comfort: However the cabins smelled muggy/wet, and the bathrooms smelled like public restrooms. Beds were ... Read more
latindancer62
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
81 forum posts
As a very loyal X cruiser we chose this cruise as it was the only one where we did not have to disembark the day after our wedding anniversary and it allowed us to visit both Hubbard and Glacier Bay. X is not licensed to sail in GB. We ... Read more

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Coco39
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
48 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose this cruise because we like the at sea days as much as the port visit. glacier Bay was awesome, and the Park Rangers who boarded the ship were excellent. Sadly our weather was not great but we made the most of it. The Grand could ... Read more
Beanhead62
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
My mom and I just got back from the northbound Voyage of the Glaciers cruise. We absolutely loved it! There is literally something for everyone. We departed from Vancouver and did an excursion in each of the ports: Ketchikan - ... Read more
skaway
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
57 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
While the non-specialty coffee is below par our party of 4 found the food to be excellent. As in most cruise ships the buffet area is noisy, hetic and crowded the Provence dining room for breakfast, lunch and diner was excellent. Every ... Read more
lagunalady27
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was my "test drive" cruise to decide if I want to cruise back2back for the next 20 years. I cruised in the distant past, but not for 15 years or so. I was looking for a clean, classy, calm ship, and the Crown fit this ... Read more
saltydoc40
Member Since 2015
1 review
11 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because it included Alaskan waterways and land cruise. Departure city of Vancouver was a plus, so we arrived a day early to tour and that was not enough. Disembarkation went fast and smooth because we chose a city tour ... Read more

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islandtravel
Member Since 2010
1 review
29 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I have always cruised on Celebrity or Royal Caribbean but on my trip to Alaska I thought Princess was the way to go. My review is on the ship only, not the itinerary portion (which was fabulous). Embarking and disembarking was ... Read more
caitlinhirsch
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I chose this cruise for a trip with three generations of my family (all adults). I wanted a ship that was nice enough for my grandpa who is used to more luxurious cruises and also had plenty of fun activities for me and the other ... Read more
d4sunrise
Member Since 2008
1 review
11 forum posts
15 helpful votes
We were on the July 31st to August 7th 2016 cruise. Our first cruise! Embarkation was a breeze. I expected something much different and was pleasantly surprised by the ease. We were on the Baja deck in a balcony cabin. It was ... Read more
Happycrusier1001
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
I love the Alaska cruise especially the Tracy Arm Fjord. This trip we went thru Glacier Bay. It was just okay. Tracy Arm Fjord on the other hand is absolutely fantastic and I highly recommend that cruise aboard Princess lines. I highly ... Read more
marathon51
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Just back today, August 7 from inside passage, Seattle, Ketchikan, Tracy Arm, Juneau, Skagway. Embarkation and surprisingly Disembarkation were both very smooth. The "cruise" in and of itself was great. Staff was 99% ... Read more

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LCarn2006@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
We went on the 7-night cruise to Alaska on Princess Crown at end of July 2016 and I must give credit where credit is due! We had a great experience overall. We were alarmed and on high alert about everything given several of the ... Read more
gcj
Member Since 2012
1 review
33 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The check in process was flawless. Security was fast, the short line to check in moved very quickly, as there were many people on staff. Our bags were delivered quickly to our room. Our steward was lovely, attentive to our many ... Read more
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avocatnla
Member Since 2007
1 review
5 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was my third Princess Cruise and 2nd time to Alaska. I chose this cruise ONLY because it left from San Francisco and the price was fair. My family and I enjoyed the cruise, but Princess service, food quality, food presentation and ... Read more
No Sea Legs!
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose the Coral Princess southbound as we wanted to be in Banff on a certain date. Booking was easy and our travel agent told them we were celebrating our silver anniversary and special birthdays. Having read the previous reviews we ... Read more
MrsRoper
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I loved this cruise! The staff was spectacular remembering names, preferences and even account number! Food was great on all but one night when I found my salmon dry so sent it back and got a Curtis selection that was delish. If you ... Read more

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Filsail
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
We wanted to celebrate our 60th wedding anniversary with a cruise . Even having been on this voyage of the glaciers twice before we decided to go again . The cruise is great and the sights are beautiful . We also had sailed on star ... Read more
Champagne Taste
Member Since 2008
1 review
257 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We selected this cruise simply because we did not want to fly to catch a cruise. We are seasoned cruisers (this was our 51 cruise) and this was our second time on the Grand Princess. I do not care for the layout of this ship. A number ... Read more
westwindies
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Just got off Crown Princess to Alaska July/August. Overall, it did not meet my expectations. But first, what I liked: Room: Was in Mini Suite w/Balcony: Very spacious. Plenty of storage, legroom and large balcony Food: In terms of ... Read more
Gardengirls12020
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
I and a good friend had the 12 day cruise tour with Princess. We started in Anchorage and traveled down to Vancouver. We had a balcony cabin on the Island Princess. The cabin was spacious and very clean. We had a great view. The ... Read more
Luv2escape
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
193 forum posts
This trip was on our bucket list. My husband had just finished treatment from prostate cancer and we were celebrating his cancer free status. The timing was right and we wanted to do the land portion before the cruise. We has a great time ... Read more

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