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1,752 Princess Alaska Cruise Reviews

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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
vnguyen16
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
This cruise was very enjoyable because of its amazing service, beautiful sights, and wide selection of food! The staff was always very kind, saying good morning, and remembering our names. Our two favorite waiters were Arnel and Erickson ... Read more
FL Fun
Member Since 2014
5 reviews
12 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2016
What a great cruise. We did the land portion of the cruise/tour first and we are glad we did. Starting with 2 days in Fairbanks, followed by 2 days at the Denali Lodge and then on to the ship, was much better than doing it the other way. ... Read more
nsoltz
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
7 helpful votes
Our experience on the Coral Princess was top notch from embarkation to debarkation. Embarkation was fast, organized, and smooth. Cabins were ready immediately unlike our previous experiences on Norwegian. The ship was up to date, ... Read more

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17dec
Member Since 2010
1 review
101 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary with our entire family (19 of us) on 7/27/16 & we wanted to be on the ship on that day. We also chose it as we felt there would be more for the kids to do. ... Read more
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hawnsteeldoc
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Alaska is beautiful. Had a great time. It was only my second cruise, but already I'm turning into a more discriminating cruise-o-phile! Had traveled previously on the Celebrity Solstice last year to NZ. This was our first trip to Alaska ... Read more
Dids100
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
This was my first ever cruise and I was so excited and overwhelmed on the first day with all the activities that were on offer...only to be terribly disappointed with the hard sell and additional cost attached to absolutely ... Read more
SunFunNurse
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
34 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was my second Princess Cruise to Alaska within a year's time. The first was last August on the Ruby. This year, my friend and I went on the Northbound Voyage of the Glaciers on the Island Princess. Immediately, I felt like the ship ... Read more
safetrails
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We have taken a number of cruises but never one to Alaska and had never been on Princess Cruise Lines. Did our research and booked it based on the ports and land excursions available and the reputation of Princess Cruises. There were highs ... Read more

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sjoneswrites
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
This was my first cruise, and was taken as a family vacation. We were a party of seven and ages ranged from 30-60, which seemed about par for the ship. Apparently our sailing had more children than usual and the announcements during ... Read more
trystran72
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
197 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
I was on the Crown for the first time in her first year on the sea. After all of these years and many varied reviews I wasn't sure what I would find, but I am happy to report that the Crown is still a lovely gem. Embarkation We were ... Read more
cuquimex5
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Unable to see anything of Anchorage as we had to board a bus by 11 a.m. to take us to the ship, which departed at 8.50 p.m.. Embarkation was handled very well. Our cabin was adequate, but the shower was very small and with a curtain that ... Read more
Davesand
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
This was our 50th anniversary cruise. We had very bad service at dinner! The assistant waiter was missing most of the time, leaving the waiter to buss tables and wait on over 16 people at two tables by himself. The breakfast and lunch ... Read more
aw1978
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
We traveled with our 2 children and 3 other family members on a wonderful Princess Alaskan Cruise. i loved everything about it. We arrived around 11:00 to get on the ship, no problems at all, no lines. We were allowed to go to the 15th ... Read more

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vbalthazor@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We was on a 12 day Land/cruise with Princess. They did an awesome job of shuffling us and our luggage around.There was a representative that picked us up at the airport and got us all organized. I would suggest to do the land portion first ... Read more
txbargaintraveler
Member Since 2016
1 review
18 helpful votes
This is long, but I tried to subtitle each section to be helpful. This was our third Alaskan cruise in 5 years. We absolutely love the peacefulness and beauty of the mountains and forests that surround every passage of this cruise. We ... Read more
ametrinel
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
79 forum posts
12 helpful votes
We went on this cruise to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. This was my first cruise on Princess and the worst cruise I've had (my 5th cruise overall). Embarkation: Embarkation was very smooth in Seattle. We got there around ... Read more
wisemoneyman
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
4 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Best Days Are Behind Her... My wife and I have taken 4 cruises to Alaska over the years, but when our extended family asked us to go again, we agreed. We sailed on the Grand Princess. What looked new-fangled and sparkly during our ... Read more
MarkF9441
Member Since 2012
1 review
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2016
This was our first trip to the West Coast. The embarkation was very easy. They told us to arrive at 2:30 PM but it was no problem to get on board in time for lunch. We chose a window suite that does not have a balcony. We have had this ... Read more

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mech006946
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
This cruise was my first " lengthy" cruise. The food was beyond special, the service was better than I could have imagined. In the DaVinci restaurant, our waiters Gerry and Monica were extraordinary. The service in all the ... Read more
jimsgyrl1
Member Since 2008
1 review
1 helpful vote
First time on Princess. Went because they can go in Glacier Bay National Park. Overall the cruise portion was very nice. The food in the buffet was horrible and we avoided it. The food in the main dining room was better but it was the ... Read more
m6rtinfan
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose Princess Cruise Lines because our travel agent told us they had the best reputation for Alaska cruises. The scenery was fantastic, the shore excursions were pleasant, the steward for our cabin was GREAT. The ship seemed to be ... Read more
Behindtheboard
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Star Princess was a worthy ship. Basically when choosing between the different itineraries, I was looking for Anchorage to Vancouver. I was very happy with the itinerary, stopping at Hubbard Glacier, Glacier Bay, Skagway, Juneau and ... Read more
janebell
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
My husband, 12-year old daughter and I took the Crown Princess for 7 days and it was an absolutely remarkable vacation! Princess Cruise line did a fantastic job on all accounts. (This was our fifth cruise as a family, and have previously ... Read more

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