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leidayaloha1
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
My daughter wanted to celebrate her 21st birthday on a cruise so we selected the 7-day Inside Passage Cruise from Seattle to Alaska. The cruise was absolutely wonderful. Every employee we were in contact with were friendly, courteous and ... Read more
Geezer Jim
Member Since 2002
1 review
65 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We choose this cruise at the last minute, well only 6 weeks prior to cruising. We were on the Crown Princess because there were 2 cabins, a balcony and an interior across the hall from each other which was a requirement since we were ... Read more
Beanhead62
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
8 helpful votes
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
79 forum posts
10 helpful votes
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
6 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
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
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smholt1226
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because it was one of a few that went north from Vancouver to Anchorage and we wanted a midsize ship with a balcony rooms that left on a specific date. After reading the reviews on Princess, we felt it was the right ... Read more
susychristensen
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
After much research I choice the Island Princess for our cruise to Alaska. I can not recommend it however, after our experience. There are a lot of issues - all doing with their staff. It was very clear that they were not happy and that ... Read more
saltydoc40
Member Since 2015
1 review
11 forum posts
3 helpful votes
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
islandtravel
Member Since 2010
1 review
29 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
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
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
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
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d4sunrise
Member Since 2008
1 review
11 forum posts
22 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
3 helpful votes
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
25 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
LCarn2006@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
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
3 helpful votes
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
12 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
6 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
5 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
Filsail
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 forum post
7 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
2 reviews
261 forum posts
13 helpful votes
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
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westwindies
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
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
RetiredTravelerTN
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
23 forum posts
We enjoyed a cruisetour to Anchorage, Denali, and the inside passage on the Coral Princess in 2013. This time, we chose a cruisetour to Fairbanks, Denali, and the inside passage on the Island Princess. We enjoyed the tour. Princess does ... 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
195 forum posts
2 helpful votes
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
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