Fabulous Family Fun!

Coral Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

5.0 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Alaska Voyage Of The Glaciers Northbound (Vancouver To Whittier)
Sail Date: August 14, 2006
Ship: Coral Princess
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 7 years ago
This was our 2nd Princess Cruise and I think just about everything was better: staterooms, food, information about our destinations, etc. The entire staff was wonderful. Everybody was so friendly and accommidating.
My only complaint (and I felt this way after the first cruise, too) is that I don't believe that there should be a charge for soda and bottled water. Also ridiulous is that there is a charge for ice cream when anyone can go to the dining room and get it for free! I understand that the cruise line has to make money, but I think there is plenty made on alcohol, etc.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5
There is a big problem with the internet scheduling. Both with the excursions and the Lotus Spa. We had a 16 month old with us and according to the internet we HAD to purchase tickets for her to go on the excursions with us. We only found out after that she should not have been charged (we were given a refund).
We scheduled 3 spa services on line and all of them were incorrect! The Spa personel said 'this happens all the time" ...well, it shouldn't! You need to correct this.

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
We would have liked a play area that was appropriate for children under 3.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
This was our favorite stop! The Train was fabulous, the town was adorable and interesting. the shops were great.
Don't Miss: White Pass Train
5 out of 5
Even though it rained the whole time we were there we still enjoyed it tremendously. The Mendenhall Glacier was beautiful and our guide was terrific.
Don't Miss: Mendenhall Glacier
5 out of 5
Even though it rained the whole time we were there we still enjoyed it tremendously. The Mendenhall Glacier was beautiful and our guide was terrific.
Don't Miss: Mendenhall Glacier
5 out of 5
We went on a Duck Tour (not a Princess option). It was wonderful and should be included in your itinerary.
5 out of 5
We went on a Duck Tour (not a Princess option). It was wonderful and should be included in your itinerary.
5 out of 5
This was our favorite stop! The Train was fabulous, the town was adorable and interesting. the shops were great.
Don't Miss: White Pass Train

Pros: Staterooms had plenty of room. The Stewards were great - we had a 16 month old with us and our steward was WONDERFUL: always anticipating our needs. The food was terrific (dining rooms and buffet).

Cons: There were no specific 'play areas' for the Under 3 crowd

Was this review helpful? 3

Leave a Comment

Remember: Be polite and respectful. Our diverse community is home to members with different opinions and a broad range of cruise experiences.

Other Reviews Of This Sailing





*Cruiseline.com is not a booking agent or travel agency, and does not charge any service fees to users of our site. Our partners (travel agencies and cruise lines) provide prices, which we list for our users' convenience. Cruiseline.com does not guarantee any specific rates or prices. While prices are updated daily, please check with the booking site for the exact amount. Cruiseline.com is not responsible for content on external web sites.

Back to Top