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Princess Sapphire Princess Cruise Reviews

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Cabin air conditioning fix used hook magnets to hold up
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"The main dining rooms had excellent service and very good food overall; however, they don't have one or two large dining rooms on the Sapphire Princess.It was an ok experience in 2016, but now aside from a couple good football games during the 15 day cruise, this was poor...."Read More
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First time cruise as a family & not a great choice

Review for a Alaska Cruise on Sapphire Princess

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Scandi_Cruiser
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

This was our first cruise. I have a family of six. (4 kids ages 22 - 13.) Thank you to all the information on this website, YouTube and Trip Advisor to help us prepare. We will likely cruise again, but just not on Princess. Here are the good things: Food was good, nice to order food and drinks anywhere on the ship, the balcony was amazing for AK, the beds were very comfortable and the ...
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Sail Date: June 2024

Traveled with children


Horrible Cruise. Only use as a last resort.

Review for a Alaska Cruise on Sapphire Princess

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soulshard
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

The experience was horrible. From mediocre shows to failure to deliver room service, this is a last resort cruise to ever go on. First off, the Wifi was atrocious. It loads websites, but not the content within them. For example, Spotify/Youtube will open normally, but clicking a video/song causes it to load and not end up playing the video, and yes, my airplane mode was indeed on, and we were ...
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Sail Date: June 2024

Traveled with children


Alaska June 8-15 on the Sapphire - awesome trip!

Review for a Alaska Cruise on Sapphire Princess

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Auntiejo
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Just back from the Sapphire Princess NB Voyage of the Glaciers June 8-15, with 3 days in Vancouver pre cruise and 3 days in Alaska post cruise. I’m not one to give blow by blow details of every day – I try and summarize things by category so you can go straight to what you’re looking for if you don’t want to read everything. Spoiler alert – it was an AMAZING trip and exceeded our expectations! I’m ...
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Sail Date: June 2024


Amazing First Cruise!

Review for a Alaska Cruise on Sapphire Princess

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AZDuck
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

This was my wife and my first cruise so we had no baseline for comparison, but the overall experience exceeded our expectations in every way and I wouldn't hesitate to cruise Princess again, especially in Alaska. The ship is in excellent condition, the carpeting and trim are fresh, and everything seemed to be in good working order. But what really impressed us were the crew. They were always ...
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Sail Date: June 2024


A solid OK, nothing more

Review for a Alaska Cruise on Sapphire Princess

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Mally900
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I don't know what is about this ship but the lighting in the cabin and throughout the public spaces is HORRIBLE. Everything has a dingy yellow cast about it. Drove me nuts. Cabins, generally, are outdated and in desperate need of a refurb. Besides that, everything else was a solid 5-6 out of 10-- not terrible but not excellent either. Food, service, entertainment were just ok. I can't say any of ...
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Sail Date: June 2024


Alaska and Denali

Review for a Alaska Cruise on Sapphire Princess

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KoalaBear2014
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Did the 3 day land content first,managed to see Denali mountain. Just a great way to start our visit to Alaska. Great accommodation and service. Thank goodness Sapphire fixed the engine issues before we boarded. We came from Western Australia and did not want to miss anything. Ship is older but still maintained. Easy embarkation & disembarkation. Love the medallion. Food sometimes hit & miss,meals ...
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Sail Date: May 2024

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Late boarding, late disembarking, and long lines.

Review for a Pacific Coastal Cruise on Sapphire Princess

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CAN265
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We were late boarding the ship due to Norovirus on the previous cruise that got 1/2 of the passengers sick. We were also late desembarking in Vancouver due to mechanical issues. Because of this we had to reschedule our flight which cost $550.00 but the cruise would only reimburse $400.00. On the first day we won a upgrade to one of the two premium restaurants but could not even use it because ...
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Sail Date: May 2024

Traveled with children


Not really a premium experience / nickeled & dimed

Review for a Pacific Coastal Cruise on Sapphire Princess

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birdtraveler
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

Overall, I would say "meh". 1. The stateroom was old and outdated, very reminiscent of the mid-1990s. The shower was small and the curtain did nothing to keep water out of the bathroom / bathroom floor. The bed was very comfortable however. 2. Upsell, upsell, upsell. They constantly try to upsell you on everything. Room service isn't free - you have to pay a $15 activation fee. At the ...
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Sail Date: May 2024


32 days South Pacific

Review for a South Pacific Cruise on Sapphire Princess

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DuaneO
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The Journey… a 32 day cruise leaving Los Angles to the South Pacific and back to LA. 24 days at sea, 8 islands (Hawaii 2, Western Samoa, American Samoa, Fuji 2, Tahiti 2). A 14,000 mile trip. The Ship, is in remarkable condition for being one of the older Princess ships. Well maintained, clean and functional. Yes it’s dated in some areas… but so it is on many older ships. All we noticed ...
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Sail Date: April 2024


A disappointed trip

Review for a South America Cruise on Sapphire Princess

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Recpop
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We have cruised many times of Princess. We were very disappointed on this trip. We booked it as a 32 day cruise from Buenos Aires to LA, not knowing that it was two trips. We did expect rough waters but we didn't except not to see Cape Horn, one of the reasons for the trip. We also had a port excluded because of the weather. There were so many extra sea days. The food and entertainment was ...
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Sail Date: March 2024


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