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yorkshireyank
Member Since 2007
1 review
33 forum posts
Let me start off the conversation by saying that this is about our 10th cruise and our second one with Princess. We did the Voyage of the Glaciers in 2013 (June- Island Princess) and had a great time. So we thought we would try Princess ... Read more
Dean
Member Since 2001
5 reviews
159 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose to go on the Coral Princess as the ports were what we wanted and the prices better than the other ships leaving the same time. This was our first Princess cruise and with the exception of another (Ruby Princess that followed) ... Read more
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FamilyCruise4321
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
Sailed three weeks ago
A good cruise; not a great cruise. Ship - This particular ship had really bad vibrations. I was in the Navy so I know the difference between motion due to the sea and the unusual. This was unusual. It was so bad we couldn't sit at the ... Read more
CruiseGents
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
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
Sailed three weeks ago
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
7 reviews
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
52 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
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
tjshoopman
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We have always wanted to see Alaska, especially the glaciers, so this seemed the perfect opportunity. Our embarkation went smoothie and we found our stateroom easily and we were thrilled with what we found. Unpacking was easy and there ... Read more
weofthenevernever
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
We couldn't have been more disappointed. The cabin was okay and that was about it. The room was a reasonable size and had bath but the bottom of the shower curtain was mouldy. We have previously sailed with Norwegian and there is no ... Read more

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javthrowr
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
My sister and I decided to take this cruise as a birthday celebration for a big milestone birthday. We started out in Anchorage for a few days before starting the land portion of our trip to Mt McKinley and Denali. The McKinley Princess ... Read more
db5412
Member Since 2008
1 review
20 forum posts
Not only did the 7 nights on this ship which were fantastic, but did the 5 day land tour from Anchorage to Denali and returned to the ship in Whittier by train. Everything was perfectly organized, and Princess took care of our every ... Read more
surelyacollectible
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
I always do a lot of research before any vacation. I found that Princess (Crown) goes through Glacier Bay - which many do not. It was our first cruise, and I had read many not-so-positive reviews about the wear and tear of the Crown, the ... Read more
SCMountaineer
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
10 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We are long time Princess cruisers, with Platinum Captain's Circle status. This is going to sound like a negative review, and I don't mean for it to. If I were brand new to cruising, I would have had only glowing things to say about our ... Read more
grinchychick
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
I've always dreamed of a cruise to Alaska. I booked the Pan Pacific in Vancouver to make this an easy trip. The ship was a pretty perfect layout for weather, lots of room on deck 7 outside but away from the weather. Balcony cabin in the ... Read more

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AG123456
Member Since 2016
1 review
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
SeniorB
Member Since 2016
1 review
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
7 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
2 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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carolsuehogan
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We very much enjoyed our trip to Alaska on the Ruby Princess. It really did not feel like there were so many people, except when we had a limited time in port and then EVERYONE wanted to get off at the same time. Plenty of things to do, ... Read more

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Looking4somethingspecial
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
People who say the food is good on this ship have very low standards! I went on this cruise expecting some really special dining and was SO disappointed. The coffee is colored water. I bought a coffee card due to this. Even then, I had to ... Read more
bearstrio
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 forum posts
This was our first time on the Crown Princess. Our destination was Alaska - the Inside Passage. We flew into Seattle on embarkation day and utilized the transfer from the airport to the ship. It was somewhat chaotic with all the buses ... Read more
jandurahrahrah
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the dates/location. We had a group of 18 and a great time was had by all. It had the friendliest captain I've ever seen! The staff was also just as friendly! It made for a great trip. Also, we have been ... Read more
retsofmamie
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
8 helpful votes
Sixth cruise with Princess. Did the Southbound Voyage of the Glaciers from Whittier to Vancouver. Top two cruises with Princess. Coral Princess could use a face lift but overall a nice ship with the usual nice shopping areas and ... Read more
Khaleesi1976
Member Since 2015
1 review
12 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
I choose this particular cruise line based on reviews. My destination was to Alaska, regardless of which boat to take. However, after having sailed on Norwegian and Carnival, I opted to go with Princess based on the grander scale everyone ... Read more

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