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Princess was recommended by friends. Our cruise was mostly very enjoyable. We were there primarily for relaxation and to spend time together, thus didn’t take part in most of the ship activities. The courtesy and helpfulness of all staff were outstanding. Food in the dining rooms was excellent. We noticed there were food options such as sugar-free and vegetarian to appeal to most dining preferences. We liked being seated with other diners. It was a great way to meet people. Food at the Horozon buffet was unacceptable. There is no excuse for serving cold food that should be hot, or a warm glass of milk that should be cold. Our only complaint in the dining room was when our waiter was trying to sell us lemon-cello. It was a turnoff. Waiters aren’t supposed to be salespeople. Our cabin was acceptable, but so-so. It looked like it was ready for a redo. The colors in our stateroom and on the ship were boring. We wished there were available music options available in our stateroom and on the ship, the way it was when we were boarding. The boarding experience was outstanding and disembarking was easy. Costs for spa services was excessive. There were too many raffles, promotions, and coupons. The casino reeked of cigarette smoke and the slot machines were confusing. There was smoking on one of the balconies near our stateroom. We didn’t appreciate being put at risk for a fire or having to breathe cigarette smoke. The plumbing was clogged. I didn’t want to use the public washrooms. It happened in our stateroom too, even though we followed the guidelines. An unpleasant and embarrassing experience. There were a few occasions of parents who couldn’t control their children’s disruptive behavior. I was delighted that the dining room bartender knew how t mix a ‘Grasshoppper’. On our last cruise, there was no creme de menth on the ship. We had excellent experiences at the Crab Shack, and at the Crown Grill. The ship had a good fitness center. Our bed was comfortable and we slept soundly. We liked afternoon tea. Overall, we enjoyed a memorable cruise.

Mostly very good.

Ruby Princess Cruise Review by sdolan416

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: June 2018
  • Destination: Alaska
Princess was recommended by friends. Our cruise was mostly very enjoyable. We were there primarily for relaxation and to spend time together, thus didn’t take part in most of the ship activities.

The courtesy and helpfulness of all staff were outstanding.

Food in the dining rooms was excellent. We noticed there were food options such as sugar-free and vegetarian to appeal to most dining preferences. We liked being seated with other diners. It was a great way to meet people. Food at the Horozon buffet was unacceptable. There is no excuse for serving cold food that should be hot, or a warm glass of milk that should be cold. Our only complaint in the dining room was when our waiter was trying to sell us lemon-cello. It was a turnoff. Waiters aren’t supposed to be salespeople.

Our cabin was acceptable, but so-so. It looked like it was ready for a redo. The colors in our stateroom and on the ship were boring. We wished there were available music options available in our stateroom and on the ship, the way it was when we were boarding.

The boarding experience was outstanding and disembarking was easy.

Costs for spa services was excessive. There were too many raffles, promotions, and coupons. The casino reeked of cigarette smoke and the slot machines were confusing.

There was smoking on one of the balconies near our stateroom. We didn’t appreciate being put at risk for a fire or having to breathe cigarette smoke.

The plumbing was clogged. I didn’t want to use the public washrooms. It happened in our stateroom too, even though we followed the guidelines. An unpleasant and embarrassing experience.

There were a few occasions of parents who couldn’t control their children’s disruptive behavior.

I was delighted that the dining room bartender knew how t mix a ‘Grasshoppper’. On our last cruise, there was no creme de menth on the ship.

We had excellent experiences at the Crab Shack, and at the Crown Grill.

The ship had a good fitness center.

Our bed was comfortable and we slept soundly.

We liked afternoon tea.

Overall, we enjoyed a memorable cruise.
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