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Pacific Coastal Gourmet Food Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Review for Koningsdam to Pacific Coastal

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Geezer Jim
6-10 Cruises • Age 20s

We lost 2 cruises due to Covid and this was our choice to use our FFC. Embarkation was a mess. We were delayed one hour in the sun, on the pier in San Diego, several passengers were affected by the heat and required the assistance of others in line, there was no Holland America presence to offer them assistance. We found the crew to be pleasant and friendly. Menu items in the main dining ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Too many passengers &/or too few experienced crew

Review for Koningsdam to Pacific Coastal

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Privatej3
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

After having itineraries to Istanbul changed two years in a row, we had ‘some’ cruise credit expiring. The pacific coast cruise seemed like a remedy & we’ve never been on the Koningsdam. Perhaps the larger ship just isn’t for us. The crew seemed to be training while this ship sailed which resulted in inefficiency. Particularly popular food items frequently became unavailable. Long lines & ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Standard Interior Stateroom


Not the experience you would expect from the past.

Review for Koningsdam to Pacific Coastal

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MrMuster
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

So we are on a California Coast cruise. Neptune Suite. Have not been on a HAL for 3 years. A lot has changed. New rooms and refreshed ship. That’s nice. No crowded on deck initial safety muster drill. Replaced by scanning your room card at your muster stations. Easier. If you do the Neptune Suite expecting the usual priority boarding, disembarkation, usual exclusive perks, full food selection of a ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Neptune Suite with Verandah


So many disappointments! Dining room service was horrible

Review for Koningsdam to Pacific Coastal

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MONYMONY68
10+ Cruises • Age 20s

I sailed on this ship with the same itinerary in November, 2021 and we loved it. So, we decided to do it again on the November 5, 2022 sailing. BIG MISTAKE! Embarkation on day 1 was one hour behind schedule. We had to wait in line in the very warm sun with no shade. We were supposed to depart San Diego at 4pm. We finally made it out of the harbor at 6:30pm. Again, I don't know why we were ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Service was terrible

Review for Koningsdam to Pacific Coastal

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scottb80
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We've sailed on many HAL ships over the years and have to say we'll never sail again on the Konigsdam. Although the food was excellent, they've cut service to the point that hour waits for dinner were normal. Waiters and staff were obviously stressed and had too many tables to serve. I actually had to go to the assistant maître d' to get a coffee cup refilled at breakfast. No chocolates on the ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom

Traveled with children


Worst cruise experience--hoping this was a one time thing

Review for Crown Princess to Pacific Coastal

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shewy
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was my 12 cruise on Princess and they have always been great. Some of the problems on this one were outside of Princess' control but there's no excuse for the cabin problems. The first day my cabin was cold but I'm not one to complain about things normally so I just let it go. Changing the temp on the thermostat didn't do anything. The evening of day one my TV went out. I suddenly ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Quite disappointed

Review for Noordam to Pacific Coastal

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bz
10+ Cruises • Age 20s

Always a fan of HAL until now. In 25 plus cruise I don't think I ever send a meal back. Cold food in the buffet, sent back MD breakfast 2x, Pinnacle fish once. Buffet out of green tea. No pastries at breakfast unless you ask. No pen & notepaper in the room. No chocolates at night or towel animals except for Gala Night. Carving station on day 2 featured meatloaf (which was actually quite ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Superior Verandah Suite


An 'add-on' to the 14 Day Alaska itinerary

Review for Noordam to Pacific Coastal

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Name Taken
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We booked the 6 Day Wine Country & Pacific Northwest Cruise on Noordam (Neptune Suite 7081) immediately following the 14-Day Great Alaskan Explorer which we took in Noordam’s Neptune Suite 7088. One plus of this cruise, it allowed us (as US citizens) to avoid flying on an "international flight" - flying out of San Diego rather than Vancouver. Originally, we had booked these two cruises in an ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Verandah Suite


A cruise is what you make of it

Review for Crown Princess to Pacific Coastal

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Lulubelle45
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Chose this cruise for it’s round trip itinerary/ no air required as we live close to Vancouver BC. We were a group of 12 ranging in age 16-65+. We were well aware of the issues this ship had prior to the dry dock it was scheduled for after our cruise. This cruise included 2 medical evacuations, a flood that caused several cabins to relocate, elevators out of order, pools drained and out of ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Not up to usual Princess standards

Review for Crown Princess to Pacific Coastal

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Cdn Sunset
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have cruised with Princess more than 40 times. We chose this particular cruise to get back into sailing after the pandemic b/c it was out of Vancouver, which is relatively close to home, and also b/c it was longer than 7 days. It did not particularly leave me looking forward to my next cruise, although some of it was beyond Princess' control...like getting back to Vancouver 4 hours late and ...
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Sail Date: September 2022


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