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  • Innovative features: Anytime Dining, Movies Under the Stars
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410 Princess First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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32
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Most unpleasant PrometheusOC
7/15
Generally a poor cruising experience, thank goodness Alaska is gorgeous. First, why they got 2 stars: 1) Staff ... Read more
I have the most amazing experience with the Grand Princess. As we arrived at the port, there were long lines but that ... Read more
Much Better Than Anticipated 3TinksAndAnEeyore
7/15
This was my first cruise. Ever. That said, I don't have other boats or cruise lines to compare with my experience on ... Read more
This was our 1st cruise so did not really know what to expect. When we arrived in Barcelona we were met by our driver ... Read more
Alaskan Cruise tonyr54321
6/15
Took cruise from seattle to ketchikan, juneau, skagway alaska, on the Ruby Princess. Cruise was wonderful, have no ... Read more

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Not Worth It! chris1356
6/15
I've taken cruises on both the Holland American Line and the Azamara Cruise Line so I know what to expect on a cruise. ... Read more
We did a round trip from Seattle because our daughter lives there and went with us. Otherwise I would go on a one way ... Read more
Wow! As first time cruisers we did not know if we would enjoy cruising (we love the freedom to roam), but wanted to ... Read more
6/15
Our first ever cruise, we did a land tour before boarding at Vancouver on the 13th. Once through the queues at Customs ... Read more
6/15
We had a inside cabin in the Emerald deck. Room was very clean and well kept during our entire cruise. Rodney did a ... Read more

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We loved our Northbound Voyage of the Glaciers. The scenery was stunning - even more so than I imagined. The cabin ... Read more
We booked a tour of Alaska for four. We wanted a "Nothing to Worry about" trip and pretty much that is what ... Read more
We were on the Golden June 1 - 11 to Alaska. The suite we were in had so many things that needed fixed we spent part ... Read more
This was our first cruise. Firstly - embarkation process very easy, simple and much easier than checking in at an ... Read more
We stayed in an accessible balcony cabin, and we very surprised and pleased by the spacious, comfortable, and fully ... Read more

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5/15
I have to start by saying that we got married on the ship, so it was a combined wedding/honeymoon. I think we may have ... Read more
My parents have enjoyed several cruises in their retirement, but they have not enjoyed any cruise more than a 2013 ... Read more
Service was very good- A big Thank you specially to the F & B Supervisor Miss Paula of Portugal And waiter Mr ... Read more
There was so much about this cruise that I liked. First off, the staff was really great. Every person we got to know - ... Read more
This was our first ever cruise, this exact ship, date and route chosen purely to catch up with a dear old friend who ... Read more

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This was our 5 year anniversary trip. We absolutely loved the Ruby Princess. Class act all the way. The ship was ... Read more
Good and Bad Pepperstine
5/15
I had a good time for the most part on my cruise all in all. Two things I found irritating was the first night we were ... Read more
5/15
Ship ran like a military exercise and was very smooth. Lots of food and doing the Greek Islands there was a lot to do ... Read more
I did the pre-cruise land tour to McKinley and Denali Lodges. Wonderful. No complaints there. Then we rode the train ... Read more
So this was our first and last cruise. I found if you like to wake up, eat, walk about a boat, eat again, walk some ... Read more

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