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697 Princess Vancouver Cruise Reviews
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lkgrandpa2
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
We chose this cruise on the recommendation of friends who took it a few years ago. We are members of an investment club, and it was suggested that we spend some of our profits before we are too old or able to enjoy it. There were 26 of ... Read more
BerthaSeas
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise to celebrate our 40th anniversary and several friends had been to Alaska, including two who had been on the Coral Princess and recommended it. We sailed from Vancouver after spending a couple of days enjoying that ... Read more
billmare918
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed July 2017
We wanted the full Alaska experience and were willing to pay for Princess's excellent reputation for this result. Accommodations at "top notch" hotels. Embarkation was a disaster! We were rushed to get to the port from our ... Read more
tamdow
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The time in Glacier Bay was a highlight. The naturalist and park representatives did an excellent job providing commentary when we were at sea. The entire crew was friendly and helpful throughout the cruise. The food was average. ... Read more
btgang
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2017
there were 19 of us on this cruise, everyone of us rated it a 5 star!!! i can't say anything bad at all about it! the food was outstanding, the ship was very clean, we were all treated like kings and queens!! the entire crew did an ... Read more
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Red Rock Feaver
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
57 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we went on a similar Alaska cruise last year and decided we wanted to see more of Alaska, we chose the northbound Star and are thrilled that we did. Captain Michael Tuvo was an amazing captain! Very friendly ... Read more
M.W
Member Since 2017
1 review
13 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed July 2017
I chose this cruise because of the glaciers and land portion and wasn't disappointed. I loved every minute of the trip. The glaciers were spectacular. Go up on deck 15 and get your photo taken in front of the them. The ships staff were ... Read more
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Liz Masterson
Member Since 2017
1 review
48 forum posts
13 helpful votes
We never really thought we would like a cruise, but if we were ever going to try one it would either be one of the European River Cruises of an Alaskan Cruise. Friends we going so we decided to go for it. We loved it. We had a balcony ... Read more
OHappyDaze
Member Since 2014
1 review
24 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Chose this cruise because we wanted to see and visit Alaska. Princess, owned by Carnival, owns the land tour aspects, trains, buses, lodges, etc. Pretty well organized for handling large crowds. Ship was fine, scenery was great, ... Read more
Connie.bearden
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for the time and places we wanted to go. Have cruised Princess in the past with no major problems. We have been on several cruises and this was our 3rd to Alaska. Cabin E401 was the perfect location. Central location ... Read more
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Beachiekeen
Member Since 2014
1 review
901 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed June 2017
This was a cruise to Alaska with my husband and my in-laws for their 50th wedding anniversary. We chose the Coral by chance as it left Vancouver on my in-laws' actual anniversary. We were so happy with our choice. We loved the ship, our ... Read more
IBADVL
Member Since 2009
1 review
16 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Princess offered the best itinary for my trip to Alaska. I had never sailed with Princess, so everything I have to say is based upon my experience on the Coral Princess sailing on 6/24 from Vancouver. Embarkation went very smoothly with ... Read more
nnieser
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
We had always wanted to do an Alaskan cruise and had the fun of going on this one with some friends who had never been on a cruise at all. They loved it and had a few misconceptions about cruising corrected. It was fun to watch THEM have ... Read more
TahoeSierra
Member Since 2008
13 reviews
293 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Back to Back cruises on the Island Princess from Vancouver to Whittier, June 21 and Whittier to Vancouver, June 28, 2017. These were our 15th and 16th cruises in Alaska. We live in northern California, about 120 miles north of San ... Read more
olmjohns
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
10 helpful votes
This was my first long cruise (a 3 day Carnival cruise to Ensenada was my first). This cruise was an amazing trip overall. I was travelling with 10 people (my parents (2 adults), my family (2 adults, 2 children ages 11 & 8, and my ... Read more
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2donkeys
Member Since 2012
1 review
5 helpful votes
Let me start off with we decided to take a cruisetour with Princess to Alaska since it allowed us to see the Alaska panhandle and Denali National Park. The land portion was very good. The food and service was excellent as was the ... Read more
nanabananna
Member Since 2014
1 review
474 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We are Sandra age 60 and Victor age 64 from Shreveport, Louisiana. Cruising on the Star Princess to me, was nice, with the execption of the mattress.. After we spoke with our room steward the next morning that was corrected and ... Read more
FidgetLewis
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We chose this cruise because of the time of year and we wanted to sail the inside passage. We were traveling with a high-functioning autistic child and a new diagnosed Alzheimer's patient, we were also a larger party of 6 traveling ... Read more
TLM2425
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Our 14 day cruise and land tour was an incredible experience as first time cruisers and first time visitors to Alaska. In 14 days we had only rain of any consequence 3 times and in a one of those we were in a coach (40 passenger bus) ... Read more
denisebeck50
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
I chose Princess on other people's recommendation, but I was not impressed and don't plan to use Princess again. I had been on two other cruises on Carnival and found them much more fun, well-planned, and friendly. First of all, our room ... Read more
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eaglealan
Member Since 2017
1 review
20 helpful votes
We are an experienced middle-age couple who have traveled the world, and written lots of good and some bad reviews. So here is our review of our Princess Cruise from Vancouver to Alaska. I pre-purchased several items to surprise my wife ... Read more
AZGolfingGrandma
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This was a "bucket list" trip for my husband and me. We added a 7-day land tour to get as much of the Alaska experience as possible. The ship, crew, excursions and glacier views were awesome. Our Star Princess Aloha deck balcony ... Read more
soexcited1964
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
5 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This ship wasn't our choice. It was part of a scenic trip. The ship itself is lovely but it does need refurbishing. Our cabin was on deck 11 Baja 709. Good place on ship. Dining was great. Was not rapped in the restaurant. The Amalfi - It ... Read more
BC-er
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
54 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was a 'mother & daughter" get away. Just one day from Vancouver to Seattle then returning on the Quick Shuttle back to Vancouver. Boarding took a long time but the problem was the US customs trying to clear a 'gazillion' ... Read more
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ckroy
Member Since 2010
1 review
7 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We are 30 year Alaska residents and live in the Interior. We chose this cruise to explore the Southeast part of the state as we have never visited it before. We arrived on our first visit to Vancouver the day prior and explored the ... Read more
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