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San Francisco to Alaska Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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1897 reviews
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Wonderful Staff, less than average dining
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Cruise was great but Internet sucked!!!

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mrstmaxx
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We were excited to go back to Alaska and visit new ports. Icy Straight Point was a great place. We loved being able to walk through the forest up to the shopping. Prince Rupert was OK - not really anything to do if you don't take an excursion. If they want to make this a more permanent port they need to put in more tourist shops. But the Fire Dept Museum and nice and I was able to get a ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


The covid experience

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Msfast
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I had previously sailed on the Ruby Princess and was really impressed by the service and the overall look of the ship. But I was unpleasantly surprised when I arrived at Pier 27 on July 19,2022. What i found was a line more than three blocks long to get on the ship. The most worrisome issue was the line was in the sun for hours and was not moving at a great pace. This indicated to me poor ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


First cruise

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Gunner1927
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Only cruise line available which sails directly from San Francisco. Really good food on board. Really friendly staff, they really are the back bone of cruise ship. Room services I had3 issues with orders, never arrived after ordering. When I call3d guest services attempting to get account charges for services Removed? Not able to get it reversed. The fo9d on cruise was so good, with high quality ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Awesome views. Great port stops

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Bay Walker
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Went with a friend who uses a cane and the elevators were timely and efficient. Had perfect weather in Juneau, Ketchikan, Icy Straight Point. Prince Rupert was a bit rainy but the shops were excellent! The dining room had excellent fresh bread at every meal and all dishes were good to excellent with a broad variety. Excellent coffee in International Cafe with many selections, ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Traveled with disabled person


The staff made the cruise great!

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Cathie47
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We choose this cruise because our dad wanted to see Alaska, Juno and Glacier Bay. We sailed on this same ship in 2016 on a Mexican Rivera cruise. The ship is dated and needs updates. The itinerary is wonderful and perfect. The staff is what made this cruise a truly wonderful experience. Prior to the cruise, I had great difficulty using the website, the chat option and the customer service ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Traveled with disabled person


Back to pre-covid level of service

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djpeckma
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I play in the onboard casinos on Princess, so the casino dept comps me cruises. This was a comped cruise. I received an interior cabin and chose one next to the elevators in the back of the ship. The noise from the elevators was not too bad. I went to bed late and woke up early, so the activity was mainly in the mornings and acted as my alarm clock. Since my wife is out of vacation time, ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Interior


Hiccups and hurrahs

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wandwall
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Post-Covid, the cruise industry is not what is was before. It is evident that cost-saving measures have been implemented and ships are not full, whether from the difficulty of getting sufficient crew or as a covid precaution is hard to say. Our cruise began with two BIG hiccups. The ship docked late (we were told) and so passengers disembarked late and new passengers were left standing outside ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Our first post-Covid cruise

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gdisney
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

June 19-29, 2022 This was a 10-day cruise roundtrip from San Francisco to Alaska, aboard the Ruby Princess. This was my 7th cruise on Princess, 17th cruise overall, but first since Covid and first on the Ruby. We had bus transportation from our travel agent from Sacramento to the ship – it’s nice not having to worry about driving or parking (or paying for parking), nor having to worry ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Great, fun ship but zero regard for passenger safety.

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Mldelarge
10+ Cruises • Age 30s

Restaurants: Princess offers a buffet, dining rooms, and various eateries for free. The food was always very good imo, but each place was always too crowded for being in a pandemic. The buffet is self serve, and no, you do not need to wash your hands or use hand sanitizer before entering. I saw a woman lick soup off her finger, and then continue using the serving spoons. The buffet line was always ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Alaska on the Ruby Princess

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Bassmaster
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

10-day round trip from San Francisco to Alaska. It’s our favorite cruise. Highly recommend it! For us, don’t have to fly anywhere, three days more at sea rather than flying. I’ve recommended it to people that would need to fly to the cruise ship anyway and told them to spend time in San Francisco and/of California. Princess is the only cruise line cruising out of San Francisco. This cruise is ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


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