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Coral Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 0
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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7 Night Alaska Voyage Of The Glaciers Northbound (Vancouver To Whittier)
Sail Date: August 13, 2011
Ship: Coral Princess
Cabin Type: Suite
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 6 years ago

Staff and other guests were friendly and warm and had a great time. Would have more hooks in the room to hang things and the lights above not in the center of ceiling so someone could sleep while the other person read etc. I decided that traditional dining was not a good choice...liked meeting new people each night...however liked the early seating very much...so I could go to early shows etc.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
For the fine dining it was fine. I dine out a lot. So the quality was ok a few items exceptional. Overall food quality above average. Staff and service were excelllent!


5 out of 5
Entertainment was fine. Liked the violinist trio the best and the natuaralist talks and park ranger and Libby Riggles were super! I loved the dance classes and Zumba.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Steward and waiters went above and beyond and very friendly and helpful.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Thought was very clean and liked decor very much. Would have liked a smoke free room however..could detect smell. Ship size was perfect!

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Room was okay except for tobacco smell. Very clean and steward was superb.
5 out of 5
loved train ride...very scenic and liked small town setting and very friendly people
Don't Miss: park ranger tour and train ride to White Pass
5 out of 5
Glacier, too rainy would have liked to gone to museums and Munroz gallery
Don't Miss: glacier
5 out of 5
would have liked to stay longer a full day like 12 hours
Don't Miss: Bight Park, Totems, creek alley, bears, eagles

Pros: the glaciers and side nature trips in port and dancing

Cons: too much food and more healthy choices

Recommends Coral Princess? Yes!

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