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Princess Anchorage Cruise Reviews

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80

Very Good

53

Average

35

Poor

23

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35 Princess Anchorage Cruise Reviews


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terran_explr

15 Reviews Written

172 Helpful Votes

Older ship but convenient for Alaska cruising

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This is a review of the cruise portion of my Tauck Grand Alaska Journey. The tour was 7 days on land, and 7-days on sea aboard the Golden Princess. This is different than my typical cruise review, because my ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Bono2

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship, but Over Shadowed by Primary Goal of Princess to Make Money

Pros: Beautiful ship and interior lobby, nice variety of food available throughout day including a lot of salmon, nice cabin, very comfortable beds, some nice staff, cool medallion technology allowed to open cabin ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Rosycurls

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good cruise but outdated ship

My husband and I are Latinx, in our 30s and decided to do the cruise for our honeymoon. We began in Whittier and ended in Vancouver. The good: - Cruise was small compared to others which makes it more ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Profbugs

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wouldn't repeat

Cabin steward and service throughout ship was good. Cabin well above 70 degrees throughout even though thermostat set on cold. Glad balcony had a door which opened. Food was disappointing- buffet breakfast was a ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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ibcasper

9 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Good Overall Service, Poor Wine With the Beverage Package

Wanted the land tour along with our repeat of the cruise portion from years before. Found the accommodations at the Princess Cruise lodges in Denali, Fairbanks and McKinley somewhat primitive, but certainly ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Kashmire1

1 Review Written

Golden Princess is showing her age

We chose the Golden Princess as we wanted a Voyage of the Glaciers and to be gone over our Anniversary. Our inside cabin had comfortable beds and plenty of storage, the use of mirrors makes it seem like you have ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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moe19

1 Review Written

Cruise was good but I expected better from Princess

This was our 2nd cruise with Princess. We chose this cruise because we wanted to do an Alaskan Cruise and our travel agent recommended it. The ship was fine. Very clean. Our cabin was a typical balcony cabin but ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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llc5

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Alask and Princess Cruises

We love going to Alaska and have done so many times with Princess Cruises. The entertainment over time has become weak and even boring. Our main complaint was the food in Horizon Court. We realize it is buffet ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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desertcruiselover

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beautiful weather all week; food and entertainment mediocre

We've been on two other Alaska cruises,both on the Celebrity Infinity, so we decided to try Star Princess primarily due to the itinerary. This was a one-way southbound cruise from when Anchorage (Whittier) to ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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arnky

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Average rating on the Golden Princess

The cabin was fine and the balcony was very large. Everyone of the staff on the ship were fantastic. Very friendly and were willing to go out of their way to help in any way. princess employs great people. The ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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KJDeGrant

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Destinations and Senic Cruising - Average Everything Else

The cruise ports are pretty much the same amongst all Alaska cruise options. They are over saturated with the same jewelers and shopping that are sponsored by the cruise industry. The senic crusing in the fjords and ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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JOAN G68

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Alaska fabulous, ship not so much!

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and to see Alaska . The nature and scenery of Alaska was breathtaking . It was a once in a lifetime experience ! We went to the Princess Wilderness Lodges four days before the ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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cinfromsyr

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

The ports were great; the ship, not so much

Let me preface this review with the fact that my family has sailed twice on the Golden and I know it is not a brand new ship. Three prior sailings were fine.Embarkation was smooth Whittier. Our balcony cabin was ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Austin_techie

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Go for the itinerary

This was our 3rd family cruise, and our first with Princess. We are a family of 3, with a preteen daughter. We picked this cruise, because we wanted to see Hubbard Glacier and Glacier Bay. The itinerary and ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Nahash

1 Review Written

My Island Princess Vancouver to Alaska review

This is our 4th cruise with princess so I can compare our experience to the previous cruises. We started this cruise from Vancouver going to Alaska for 7 days. In general all the princess ships are the same ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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wfoneil

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Alaska was wonderful, more than expected. Enjoyed by all

We wanted to visit Alaska and took our entire family. We found the breakfast buffet to be fine.The lunch options were good although the burger/pizza stand could have used more staff.The evening meals were average ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Deep Thinking Fish

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Poor ship, fantastic Alaska!

We travelled southbound from Whittier on 9th June on the Golden, our fourth cruise and first with Princess. Whilst I never say never, it would take a lot to get me to book on this ship again, and that possibly ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Dolphinx2

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Ship just ok, food sub par, but Alaska was great

We chose this cruise for the itinerary, knowing that this is an older ship and reviews were not glowing. The Golden was in deed that. Mini suite was nothing special, bathroom had tub/shower, but no plumbing ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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LongtimecruiserfromCA

2 Reviews Written

Product continues to deteriorate

I would not have gone but I did get a screaming good deal one week before sailing. Food continues to go down. Breakfast not edible in Horizon Court. Big open spaces where they used to put the food. Crown ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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heatseeker713

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not happy with Princess...

A planned ten year anniversary and we picked Princess because we had cruised with them before. We started with the land portion first and it was the first week of the season, flying in to Fairbanks a day early at 3 ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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bridgett2018

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Alaska the great adventure

We chose this cruise because of the 2 days at sea sailing Glacier Bay. Our grandson wanted to see the Glaciers. We had been on an inside passage cruise on Norwegian 12 years ago before he was born. The glaciers are ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Alexkelso

1 Review Written

Wow! How disappointing!

We purchased a land/sea package starting in Fairbanks and ending in Vancouver. The land package was great - the cruise portion was disappointing! The major issue was that the “on ship” baggage staff mixed my ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Eddy and the Cruiser

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Older Ship, Arrogant Ship Staff, Great Dining Staff, Above Average Food

We had heard wonderful things about Princess and have always wanted to cruise Alaska. Our embarkation was smooth and our room was good. After a 5 day land tour, we were looking forward to relaxing during the first ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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jimsgyrl1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruise - Ports Disappointing

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 ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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JLTx2

1 Review Written

Great Itinerary; Ship Not So Great!

Customer "no" service! Room ran out of Kleenex. Was told ship ran out. I don't think the buffet menu changed all week. Took to long to get your beverage in Horizons. Dining room and specialty restaurant ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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