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Royal Princess Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Dream Vacation Gone Smoky on Land

Review for Royal Princess to Alaska
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First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Aug 2019
Cabin: Mini-Suite with Balcony

Princess cruises was chosen because of the reviews and it's reputation for doing Alaska the best. I had researched it in , 2015, 2017, 2018 & booked in 2018 to cruise Aug 2019. It was a 30th Anniversary Celebration!!! I don't jump into anything & I do my research. I spoke to many people that did the same cruise with glowing reviews. Our friend is a travel agent and we joined a group of 10 that was already planning to go Aug 2019. We told our other friends and added 16 of us to the count. It was everyone's dream vacation. Good friends, a beautiful venue, a cruise & land travel to lodges had the perfect recipe to fulfill the dream.

Everyone in our party were adults.

Embarkation was busy at the luggage drop off with little direction and no signs with directions. Once the luggage was dropped off & you found your way to the line to proceed through the convention center it was smooth sailing! We did not pre-register for the medallion so we had to go through the line to get our medals. It was quick and easy. When you have your embarkation photo taken remember the time of embarkation & get the name of the photographer in case you need to find your photo. Mine was printed but when I went to purchase it the next night it was gone and never found. We searched the computers with a team member but it was not located. That was the only photo that looked great!

Cabin Review

Mini-Suite with Balcony

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Good location and near the top of the ship. It was close to the elevators, yet quiet. It is a long way from the laundry area, so be certain to have a large bag to carry your laundry.

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