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British Columbia Cruise Reviews

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British Columbia
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44 British Columbia Cruise Reviews


imacruisejunkie avatar

imacruisejunkie

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Not sure whether we would try a short specialty cruise like this one again.

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I agree with some of the other reviewers regarding this particular cruise. I felt like we were the "leftover" cruisers. This ship had come from the South Pacific/Australia, and was gearing up for the Alaska cruise ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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theperry5@roadrunner.com

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Nice, but nothing special

This was our 4th cruise from this port with this destination but the first on Royal Caribbean from this port, second on Royal Caribbean total. The embarkation was standard, but as we boarded we went to a bar to buy ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Commadored

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Disappointment from RCL Explorer of the Seas

This was a girlfriend's cruise. We all live in or near Seattle and we're celebrating our friend's 70th birthday. What I liked about the cruise/cruise ship: *The public ship areas were pretty and ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Crazyforcruising1951

1 Review Written

Panama Canal Repositioning Cruise Tampa Bay to Vancouver B.C.

My second cruise with Norwegian, I love the freestyle dining idea. The food was very good at the beginning of the trip. Towards the end they changed the menu for the Alaskan run, I did not like that menu much. ...
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Sail Date April 2015


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roaminj

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

40 days on the Solstice

Spent a total of 40 days on the Solstice starting in Auckland and ending in Vancouver. The good news is I didn't gain any weight. The bad news is the the quality of the food. I'm a elite member of celebrity and ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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Ozzie's Mom

4 Reviews Written

Jewel Lacks Sparkle

We chose NCL for our first cruise September 2012 because of the "Free Style" spirit and the ports of call. We don't want to have a set time for meals, don't want to dress up and don't want to be paired up with ...
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Sail Date May 2013


Ferry man avatar

Ferry man

1 Review Written

Disappointed with Princess

Have always been with Holland America and none of these negatives exited on those cruises of 18, 28 and 10 days. THE SHIP...Very Nice FOOD..In anytime dining was lousy. One night ordered pork and sauerkraut and ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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byhisello99

3 Reviews Written

This Jewel did not sparkle

We flew to LAX the morning of the cruise (all other times we have flown in the evening before). Representative met us at baggage claim, coach arrived soon, trip to ship was fine. Embarkation went well. Our mid-ship ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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Seasidesue

1 Review Written

Loved Alaska, Royal Caribbean - not so much

First, we had wonderful weather throughout the entire trip, so lucky!!! Also experienced the pre-cruise tour through Royal Caribbean. I was solo, so paid double for the whole experience. Tour hotels, I was placed in ...
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Sail Date June 2013


SusieStone avatar

SusieStone

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Just Not The Same.............

The ship itself has a difficult lay-out. No gorgeous artwork like other lines.Cabin is tiny (with no sofa). Food completely mediocre. The Buffet had very little food displayed.Soups were lackluster at best. Great ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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Cyndy Sue

1 Review Written

Disappointing

As this was our first Holland America cruise, we were very excited to board the Oosterdam in Sydney.Our first disappointment was the atrium area. Normally an area of meeting friends, coffee, drinks and generally a ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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leon55

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Repositioning Cruise on the Pacific Coast

This was our 3rd NCL cruise and we absolutely loved the Pacific Coast ports. The ports were great and we found something fabulous to do in each port. The smaller ports (Astoria; Nanaimo) put so much effort in ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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RMGuys

1 Review Written

Repositioning Cruise on the Pacific Coast

This was our fourth NCL cruise and the one that we were most DISAPPOINTED in. The staff of the ship from the Captain down seemed to be lacking in friendliness and not very customer driven. There were not a lot of ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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RNCAROL

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Cruise, possibly last cruise

We were very excited to do this as well as all the excursions. Paid mucho dinero $$$ for the expeditions that were average and now, in hindsight very overpriced! I feel ripped off by Princess. Did the 12 day ...
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Sail Date June 2012


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travelcookie_7

6 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wine Cruise but no special wine events

I admit it, I've become a travel snob and thought the wine themed cruise would be special on Celebrity but it was not. I asked around and found out the wine themed events were for wine groups that booked the cruise ...
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Sail Date May 2012


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Palms2007

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Will stick with Solstice class on Celebrity

This was our second cruise on Celebrity, the first being on Solstice in the Caribbean in January, this year. I've been following the progression of the "solsticizing" of the Millennium on the Celebrity website, so ...
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Sail Date May 2012


suzi1949 avatar

suzi1949

1 Review Written

Didn't meet expectations

We have traveled extensively to fixed destinations and all-inclusive resorts and there isn't a place we wouldn't go back to. Deciding to take a cruise so that we could enjoy the Alaskan glaciers and inside passage ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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seallove

1 Review Written

Anchorage to Vancouver on Regatta

Exploring Alaska from Anchorage to Vancouver was a nice theme and the many stops along the way were interesting. Our stateroom was quite nice and the staff was excellent at taking care of the room and anything we ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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Boby

1 Review Written

Beware of the cabins under the Rottendam Galley

Personal Information Couple in our forties on our 1st cruise Live in Downtown Vancouver Both employed - Government jobs Travel to Port of Embarkation Took a cab that day because of the rain, would ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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gormar

1 Review Written

2011, 50th anniversary, celebration with family and friends

This is not to be taken as a criticism of anyone on the ship.  I think the problem starts on land.It's long, not complete, and it happened to real people, 8 adults and 2 children.This 17 day cruise through the ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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Viking46

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Sea Days, Sea Days, Good old fashioned Sea Days

Island Princess - Ft. Lauderdale - Vancouver Departing April 29, 2011First, allow me to mention Continental Airlines which we used to fly from Vancouver, BC Canada to Ft. Lauderdale via Houston. It was awful! I ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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cuatsea

2 Reviews Written

2 Night Coastal Cruise on Coral Princess

Embarkation - We were looking forward to a short-but-sweet getaway from San Francisco to Vancouver, B.C., Canada, but disappointment began right at the gangway on embarkation. We had booked a VS Suite, so our ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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UTRugrats3

2 Reviews Written

Incline testing and weight gain (the ship)

We decided to take a quick 1 night cruise to Vancouver BC as part of an anniversary celebration. After checking with the HAL office in Seattle, we found we could board early, eat lunch and then relax on board before ...
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Sail Date October 2010


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clickchick

1 Review Written

HAL missed the boat

I was determined to try a Holland America ship after our cruise to Alaska last year on Princess. Princess has always treated us very well, but when we docked in Victoria next to HAL's Amsterdam, the ship just looked ...
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Sail Date October 2010


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konabreeze

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly--- my first Cruise

After much research, and the advice of a trusted friend and travel agent, we decided to go on the Millenium. My wife had been on two previous cruises; one to the Caribbean with RC, and last year in the Med with ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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