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pros: professional staff very helpful ( except Dinner reservations very rude) Room Stewart very nice and accommodating security very good embarkation very organized disembarkation in ports very easy Dinning Room Staff very nice but push you at least once a meal to eat w/ others. piazza wonderful sheets and pillow cases very soft entertainment top notch for cruise Cons: food not as good as other cruises shops on board open late buffet pretty limited nasty waiters in buffet they need more English speaking crew * YOU ARE NICKLE'D AND DIME'D FOR EVERYTHING... AGAIN, YOU ARE NICKLE'D AND DIME'D FOR EVERYTHING!!!!! example: hot tea, you are charged, soda's your charged, bottle water you are charged, internet $109.00 for cruise, so many, can't remember them all! excursions: expensive but what can you do, your here have see Alaska... try to chek prices private companies. Italian Restaurant.... not quality do'n bother... "on average C+"

Rather the do this in narrative form I will list pros and con's.

Island Princess Cruise Review by CRUISEDOCTOR10

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: August 2019
  • Destination: Alaska
  • Cabin Type: Balcony
pros: professional staff very helpful ( except Dinner reservations very rude)

Room Stewart very nice and accommodating

security very good

embarkation very organized

disembarkation in ports very easy

Dinning Room Staff very nice but push you at least once a meal to eat w/ others.

piazza wonderful

sheets and pillow cases very soft

entertainment top notch for cruise

Cons: food not as good as other cruises

shops on board open late

buffet pretty limited

nasty waiters in buffet

they need more English speaking crew

* YOU ARE NICKLE'D AND DIME'D FOR EVERYTHING... AGAIN, YOU ARE NICKLE'D AND DIME'D FOR EVERYTHING!!!!!

example: hot tea, you are charged, soda's your charged, bottle water you are charged, internet $109.00 for cruise, so many, can't remember them all!

excursions: expensive but what can you do, your here have see Alaska... try to chek prices private companies.

Italian Restaurant.... not quality do'n bother...

"on average C+"
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Cabin Review

Balcony
Cabin BE e387
ok, not great about average for cruise
Lido Deck Balcony Cabins, Suite Cabins