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1,686 Princess Alaska Cruise Reviews

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Nradamo
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
This extended family of 8 cruise was my mother's wish to celebrate her 80th birthday. As first time cruisers, my husband and I were already wanting to do it again before we disembarked! We can't say enough about the Discovery/Animal Planet ... Read more
vlhcruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Cruise was ok but there are major opportunities for improvement. Regular rooms are average. Shower is so small you can't raise your arms to wash your hair without hitting walls and shower curtain. Room attendant was very good and ... Read more
QMC(SW)
Member Since 2014
1 review
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This cruise aboard the Island Princess was a "bucket list" cruise for us. We chose the cruise date because the sailing dates coincided with flights we could arrange using our air miles. We flew into Anchorage 4 days before ... Read more
veronicalowe@verizon.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My sister's AARP group offered an Alaska trip, which included part coach and part cruise activities. The cruise portion was 2016-06-01 - 06-09. The services and the amenities were excellent!! The excursions offered provided something for ... Read more
saturn3
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
83 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We had never sailed to Alaska, it was something we have wanted to do for a long time. The trip was something so different than any other cruise we have taken it is hard to describe. The scenery was beautiful, from the greenery to the ... Read more

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Robyn Hood
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
This was our 3rd cruise to Alaska and the 2nd on the Grand Princess. We had a wonderful time...food was great, service and entertainment wonderful. It was our 50th wedding anniversary (went with friends) so we ponied up for a mini-suite ... Read more
Tigertribal
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Embarkation was easy though we did arrive before our allotted time. It was busy but they know what they are doing!! The state room was quite spacious with a comfortable Queen sized bed, corner unit housing a TV & a fridge, dressing ... Read more
Seetheworld##
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
15 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for price and supposed value. This was my fifth cruise so I have something to compare it to. The ship itself was ok, and the balcony view was worth it. The crew was mostly curt. The Drink deal they try to sell you for ... Read more
wywiseman
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
8 helpful votes
We had made flight arrangements through Princess with their EZ flight program, out of Denver. This was the first concern. We tried to ascertain our seats but couldn't because this was not the policy. We had to check in with Delta 24 hours ... Read more
kbhome
Member Since 2010
1 review
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Based on friend or coworker recommendation and also on my previous cruising with Carnival, Royal Caribbean Etc. Our restaurant waiter name is Luveen and Michael De Preez is very attentive to our dinning need. We were able to bring ... Read more

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Swice
Member Since 2001
5 reviews
249 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Princess Coral – Alaska Connoisseur May 26-Jun 15 After several years away from Princess, this was a return for our family of four (with teenage boys 13 & 15). This land/sea route was chosen because my wife and I had ... Read more
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CHELSEADOG
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
129 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We are elite Captain's Circle passengers. Had a problem with the spa on Royal Princess and went to RCCL and Celebrity for a few cruises. Thought Princess would do a good job on Alaska. Stayed at the Hyatt Regency in Vancouver for 1 night ... Read more
foehm
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
> Bad choice of meals first 4-5 nights - (looks like cost savings as food quality increased drastically from that point forward. > When we pulled into BC Port the ship was late and the excursion's were coming back late with folks ... Read more
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azsomeone
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We really enjoyed our cruise! Second cruise for me, first cruise for husband, son and son's girlfriend. There seem to be some bad reviews for this itinerary/ship but for us we like it! We arrived in Seattle on Friday night to ensure ... Read more
wh1600
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
35 helpful votes
I have been on approx. 15 cruises before and this was my first Princess cruise. I was looking forward to it since I hadn't done one before. To get right to the punch line, my wife and I had a great time. This was our second trip to ... Read more

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lassie79
Member Since 2011
8 reviews
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as it suited us for the dates available and for the destinations in ports of call. Quite honestly felt that the standards had slipped considerably in the sanitising department. We had just come off another cruise ... Read more
Bourbon Believer
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
22 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
I was on the Star Princess's last Alaska Cruise in September with my children and son-in-laws. I came down with the flu the first night out and was sick the entire cruise. Saw nothing to speak of and stayed in my interior cabin. ... Read more
cowboy cruisin
Member Since 2006
4 reviews
48 forum posts
27 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was our first cruise to Alaska and first cruise aboard Princess. We have seven previous cruises all aboard Carnival. We flew into Seattle the day of the cruise and used a Princess transfer to the ship. The embarkation process was ... Read more
Final Bucket List
Member Since 2014
1 review
16 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2016
This was actually a cruise and cruise tour and it was our 3rd cruise and cruise tour. The other 2 tours were exceptional and 5 starts. The only reason for 3 stars is you just cannot beat the scenery of Alaska and its beauty in May and ... Read more
lorri111
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
201 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was our second Princess cruise and it met our expectations. The ship was great and our minisuite suited us perfectly. Would point out to be careful if you desire privacy as the balconies are often open rather than covered but this ... Read more

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fourthalarm
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
131 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Leaving out of San Francisco is very convenient for us as we can drive to the pier in less than an hour. Grand Princess is a little too large for me, but that is a personal preference. It is however a beautiful and well maintained ship. ... Read more
Nukie
Member Since 2015
1 review
18 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Cruise was part of an Evergreen Canada and Alaska tour. First time on Princess line and was very impressed. Embarkation in Vancouver was a bit long and drawn out with US immigration but no problems,just a long wait. We had a balcony ... Read more
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Tammy64
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
So...my husband hadn't taken a vacation in six years and had never been on a cruise, so it was important that this cruise was exceptional. We flew into Seattle, spent a day there exploring (Pike's Place and EMP museum), had a seafood feast ... Read more
simigirl
Member Since 2012
1 review
8 forum posts
15 helpful votes
We had a fantastic time on our Alaskan cruise! We arrived the night before and stayed at The Captain Cook hotel. Nice, large room with a great view. Easy walk to the Egan Center to check in for our transfer to Whitter. We had an hour so ... Read more
carolinacruiser72
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
9 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was my second cruise with Princess and my first visit to Alaska. I chose Princess because I was impressed with my previous cruise through them. Unfortunately I did not feel this cruise lived up to that one. The ship is beautiful, ... Read more

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