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630 Princess Vancouver Cruise Reviews
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KayakOtter
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
262 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
This was our second cruise on the Star Princess. Not much has improved since the 1st except for the excellent production show entertainment. "Born To Dance" is a hit. This time the staff on the ship just did not seem very happy. ... Read more
debkaysmith
Member Since 2005
8 reviews
774 forum posts
With a few cruises behind us, we were pleasantly surprised by the star princess. She is a good-sized ship, easy to navigate, with plenty of open spaces. She never felt crowded on this vancouver to los angeles wine cruise. The staff on this ... Read more
gibsonsgolfer
Member Since 2008
7 reviews
133 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We recently sailed on the Star Princess for a coastal cruise round trip Vancouver. I really enjoy a cruise out of Vancouver round trip … only a ferry and bus ride to get there so no other transportation or hotel requirements. ... Read more
chuck br
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Well let me tell you about my vacation on your cruise line. #1 I am a large man and my wife likes baths so I called to see if the staterooms had a bathtub I was told that none of them did which my wife said would be ok so I inquired about ... Read more
nena4U
Member Since 2011
1 review
53 forum posts
5 helpful votes
The reason we picked this cruise was because it sailed in and out of Vancouver so we didn't have to fly to get to it. We usually cruise on Holland America and they have everything we like , so this review will be biased.There is nothing ... Read more
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joanm
Member Since 2015
6 reviews
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Very enjoyable We have just returned from a cruise of the Californian coast departing from Vancouver. Boarding was easy with no delays or problems. Our vacation on board was very enjoyable, and while the ship did appear to require ... Read more
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Callie28
Member Since 2013
1 review
6 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This is our annual easy cruise - no air required. 10 day California coastal - easy Peazy . We did the same cruise 12 months ago and there were differences - in dining - butter is passed out by the pat which is fine less waste, no more ... Read more
gessel
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
47 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
When reading this review please remember to preface the comments with "In my opinion...." as others will certainly have different thoughts. Why this cruise? Being from central Canada we were attracted to the fact that the ... Read more
louden
Member Since 2007
10 reviews
283 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise because of the departure port, the number of sea days and the destination. We booked cabin C752 an aft corner cabin overlooking the wake. We have enjoyed these cabins before and make every effort to obtain one. We ... Read more
Tinas Coma woman
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
41 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was our 2nd cruise to Hawaii, both on Princess. The first was on her sister ship the Golden. I read the reviews for months and was not sure if we had made the right choice but was glad we continued with our booking in the end. ... Read more
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Iluvcrusing2014
Member Since 2014
1 review
10 forum posts
3 helpful votes
First time cruising with Princess (have only been on Holland America prior) and I was very impressed. All aspects were great - staff, selection of activities, food - and would definitely cruise with Princess again. A friend did all the ... Read more
BC Cruisers
Member Since 2006
1 review
25 forum posts
Sailed September 2016
I found the ship too small for the number of passengers (2700) that were on the cruise. It seemed you were always in a lineup and not everyone could get in the main theater as it was too small to accommodate everyone in two shows. I do ... Read more
jwhamlin
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise because it was easy for us. we live in Vancouver and it was a round trip cruise from there. Also because we wanted to find out what many sea days would be like. we were afraid that it would be too boring for us. ... Read more
socal mommy
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
7 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was a treat we booked for ourselves for our 15th Anniversary. We did this same cruise 6 years ago on Holland America. Before I get into any details I want to say that I would love to give this cruise a very good rating but it falls ... Read more
Laurelicious
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Star Princess to Hawaii Sep 24 2016: The service was good. People were genuinely welcoming. If you are lucky you will get a cruise Captained by Michele Tuvo. Prepare to be amused, charmed and enamoured of him. You'll see. I'd book a ... Read more
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JamesGames
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
Vancouver is easily accessible from our hometown of Kelowna, B.C. Better than having to travel to Ft. Lauderdale as we did for our last cruise. I found the cruise generally boring, however, my wife found it better than that. I guess I'm ... Read more
rayjitsu
Member Since 2012
6 reviews
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This is our 12+th cruises and 2nd with Princess. At first, from reading few of negative comments from previous Hawaiian cruises and some negative dinning experience from my previous cruise on Diamond Princess three years ago, I was ... Read more
Jetryhimself
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
We did alreday the Alaska cruise and had the go on to Hawaii....Aweyome, one of the best vacations we ever had. Alaska was awrsome and topped by Hawaii, the staff on the ship was great. Helpfull, friendly and try hard to make the cruise a ... Read more
emanddee
Member Since 2011
1 review
37 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
What I liked: -- the cabin! Beautiful and so comfortable. Balcony mini-suite with a tub! Aft, near elevators. Great spot. -- chocolates on our pillows! -- morning coffee on the balcony. (Note: Room service menu VERY limited ... Read more
joepalace
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
31 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Princess always delivers on their products and experiences. We had a great time and experience on Crown Princess while cruising south from Vancouver to Los Angeles. We visited Seattle, Mount St Helens, Astoria OR, San Francisco, and Santa ... Read more
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abouuu
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
After an impressive cruise with Royal Princess earlier this year, we were very disappointed with this Ship particularly the Horizon Court buffet layout, quality, choices, and service. It seems you feel like a bunch of chicken running ... Read more
cruisue
Member Since 2000
2 reviews
44 forum posts
Chose this cruise because it was different than what we have done before. It started in Vancouver and then went down the Pacific coast: Seattle WA, Astoria OR, SanFrancisco CA, Santa Barbara CA and finished in Los Angeles. Seemed like ... Read more
Xarata
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
My family owns a travel agency and I've been travelling all my life. This was hands down THE worst vacation experience we have ever had. The cabins: We travelled as a group of 9 in 4 cabins. At least 3 of those cabins had big clumps ... Read more
greenfroggie
Member Since 2011
1 review
30 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I wanted to write a brief review here for other because I find this site so helpful. We traveled as a family of 3 with a mini suite. Our DD is under 2. Ship - Seems to be in very good shape, and very clean. Never found any real ... Read more
rlyans
Member Since 2002
1 review
227 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Great (different itinerary) with a few extra days in Vancouver BC. Embarkation was crowed because 3 ships were in Vancouver the day we left. The ports were beautiful and there was plenty to do in each port exploring on your own. Vancouver, ... Read more
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