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Vancouver Princess Island Princess Cruise Reviews

Princess
Island Princess
Destination
Vancouver

Traveler rating

Excellent

109

Very Good

60

Average

43

Poor

18

Terrible

13

Cruise type

244 Vancouver Princess Island Princess Cruise Reviews


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surfside712

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Princess does NOT stand behind their product

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We were suppose to Leave Vancouver September 11, 2019 at 5:30, but do to mechancical issues (propultion problems) the captain came on at 8:00 to tell us that we will not be leaving until approx midnight - in ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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MrsBruno

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Worst Vacation experience ever!

Worst vacation experience ever! We will never cruise again after the nightmare 5 day trip to Alaska on the Island Princess we just returned from. Our 5 day cruise was suppose to include two stops; Juneau and ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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EvelinaC

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

I was disappointed for many reasons. Can't make specialty restaurant reservation

Chose it because it was in our time line and it was an appropriate price. I had traveled with Princes before and I was looking for the good service. I was terribly disappointed. Princess booked our flights to and ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Mr HKM

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Slow boat to Alaska

We took the slow boat to Alaska on our first and only cruise. Our ship was 11 hours late leaving and the true reason why was never explained. We were told the ship was delayed departing several times with the last ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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demilllacou

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

How Not to Cruise to Alaska

I had high expectations for seeing a glacier and snow in Alaska. That was the motivation for taking this 5 day “sampler” of 2 ports in Alaska, vs 4 day with 1 port. Unfortunately, the embarkation port exit was ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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yvr-james

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First and Last

This was my first Princess Cruise and although we paid a great price for a balcony cabin we were 12 hours leaving port, due to a mechanical problem, our itinerary changed, we did not go to Juneau as planned, we did ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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KrystalD

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Continuous Cycle of Disappointment

My family (a party of 15 people total) selected this cruise line because of the ports and shore excursions we were promised. Traveling to Juneau to see the glaciers, wildlife, and sled dogs were items on many of our ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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lingess

1 Review Written

If Not Change of Itinerary than the Perfect Cruise

Let me start with explaining why I only gave this a 3 out of 5. It started out great in that it was a pleasant surprise that we were able to board right after going through all the check in procedures to start ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Bionic Couple

1 Review Written

Alaskan Sampler

We are from Vancouver, so this 5 day "Sampler" cruise was an easy get away for us. We have been to Alaska before, so did not go for the itinerary, which was a good thing as it turned out. We were 12 hours ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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chatdad

10 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

A Good Start, Though a Better Finish

After years of hearing from friends that an Alaskan cruise is THE cruise of a lifetime, we bit the bullet and pushed it to the top of our bucket list. Having cruised Princess once before (this would be our 25th ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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MargaritaPam

1 Review Written

Great first experience with Princess Cruises.

We boarded the Island Princess in Vancouver. The Vancouver port is beautiful, but the embarkation process is spread out throughout the terminal. You went from one end to another end and back which didn't seem very ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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CRUISEDOCTOR10

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

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

pros: professional staff very helpful ( except Dinner reservations very rude) Room Stewart very nice and accommodating security very good embarkation very organized ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Kveder

1 Review Written

Rookie cruisers to Princess Cruises

Affordability to what we wanted to see & do, recommendation of our friend and travel agent, is why we chose Princess. The personnel on board the ship were for the most part exceptional with "customer service". ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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tonamie

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Island Princess was a perfect fit for us!

We were on the Island Princess for one week Alaskan cruise Northbound (July 31, 2019 to Aug, 7, 2019) traveling from Vancouver to Whittier. We really enjoyed this itinerary, Voyage of the Glaciers, and the ship! ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Music886

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing and Relaxing Cruise

The next cruise is already being looked into because we had such a great time. The entertainment was very professional and had plenty of variety. The Dining and food selection had many options to fit even the ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Gibsongirl

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

We felt like prisoners on the Island Princess

We are elite cruisers with Princess (have sailed on many ships) and booked two 7 day Alaska cruises from July 3 - July 17, 2019 on the Island Princess. This ship is sadly lacking in public amenities and the cabin ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Houston TRACK

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Didn't see anything better with Princess

We have sailed with Carnival and Royal Caribbean previously. I was led to believe that Princess was a step up, so to speak, in quality. I was disappointed. First off, why Vancouver? The embarking experience ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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jambsi

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

1st time

I was given this cruise as a gift, so I didn't choose it. We have a avoided cruises in favour of single venue trips. We are young, fit seniors. This was my wife & I's 1st cruise so I can't fairly compare it to ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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kalmwaters

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Not one for an Australian.

We chose this cruise as it fitted in with the dates for the last week of our 9 week North America visit. Princes tried to 'upgrade' us to a room behind a bulkhead on a lower deck. Lesson, do not tick the upgrade ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Cpinuelas

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Alaska North - Fun cruise

This was a bucketlist cruise for our family aged 83-17. We all really enjoyed it. The onboard activities kept everyone busy. The ship is older, but nicely maintained. We enjoyed the whale watching in Icy ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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603NHcruiseAlaska

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Absolutely Amazing Voyage of the Glaciers with Glacier Bay (Northbound)

Alaska is a beautiful place and our cruise on the Island Princess was great! Cruising Glacier Bay and was the highlight--be sure to spend time with the park rangers. The park rangers give a presentation and were ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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lovethemountains5590

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A trip to stunning Alaska

Island Princess was a nice ship. Smaller and less spacious than the previous Royal Princess that we have been on. But we knew this when booking. Shower in cabin is EXTREMELY small. We are small to average size ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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lmartin705

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing Alaska

This was the best vacation ever. Alaska was wonderful. The scenery was unbelievable. The Naturalist, Mark, was interesting and entertaing. You should go to his presentations. The dining room service and food ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Grumpy123

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Trip

I picked this cruise because of the scenic cruising of Glacier Bay and Prince William Sound. Glacier Bay and College Fjord were fantastic. Great views from Aloha 727 suite with wrap around balcony. Cabin is ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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ZuzusPetals

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Island Princess in Alaska

We chose to sail on Princess because they are one of only a few cruise lines allowed to go up into Glacier Bay. My sister and I took an 11-day "cruisetour" which was a 7 night northbound cruise from Vancouver and 4 ...
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Sail Date May 2019


Island Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.03.9
Entertainment3.03.9
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation5.03.6
Family4.03.5
Enrichment3.03.7
Service4.04.3
Value For Money4.03.8
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