Good way to taste Northern life

Celebrity Millennium Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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Alaska Northern Glacier Cruise
Sail Date: August 29, 2014
Ship: Celebrity Millennium
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 2004
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 3 years ago

A good way to see several of Alaska's points of interest. Some stops had several ships in port so could not get an appropriate feeling for the town/village.  We enjoyed our excursions in Ketchikan and Juneau,  learning about the lives of the native people and we appreciated the natural environment. We disembarked at Skagway as we were more interested in visiting Whitehorse than Anchorage and were told we would have time to catch the 7:30am White Pass train but were not told that we first needed to clear US customs as the ship is registered in Malta. So we caught the 12:30 train instead. The ship staff were friendly and pleasant. The food was very good and well presented with lots of variety to suit all tastes. It was also an opportunity to try foods not usually part of our menu at home. We were satisfied with our table mates that were chosen for us, and had great conversations with them. The ship was clean and attentive to cleanliness. Guest services personnel were knowledgeable and helpful. Although staff were from all countries, all spoke good English.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
If you get a chance, travel to Whistler Mountain, or explore the lower mainland.
3 out of 5
Goos opportunity get oriented to the ship.
5 out of 5
Watched the lumberjack show and went to Saxman Village
3 out of 5
Take time to walk the forest trail and catch up on e-mail.
5 out of 5
Did the glacier tour with the gardens. Wonderful what this guy did with the place!
3 out of 5
Too many ships in port at the same time. White Pass train ride was a highlight.

Cruise Hubbard Glacier Did not visit port

Did not experience as we disembarked in Skagway.

Seward (Anchorage), Alaska Did not visit port

Did not experience
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