Disappointing Cruise

Coral Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 11

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
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7 Night Voyage Of The Glaciers Southbound (Whittier To Vancouver)
Sail Date: September 10, 2016
Ship: Coral Princess
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: D204
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 1 year ago



I have taken four Carnival Cruises before and decided, based on the food, I would take another Princess Cruise because the food was wonderful.  Big mistake and sorry I talked it up to my friends.  I was very disappointed in the food on this cruise.  I will be going back to the Fun Ship because of the variety of international food offered in the buffet and the menu in the dining rooms.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Selection in the Horizon Court was very limited and not appealing in presentation or taste. Evening dining was just o.k.


3 out of 5

Children's Programs


Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our cabin steward, Toffee, was extremely pleasant and helpful.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

Be prepared for a much older group of passengers who don't seem to know what smart casual dress at dinner means.

5 out of 5
Walked around a very small town on a bright sunny day until it was time to board.

Cruise Glacier Bay

5 out of 5
Saw part of the glacier fall into the ocean.
3 out of 5
This little town looked like a movie set with shops built to lure cruise ship passengers. Did take the Klondike Summit excursions. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave us many opportunities to stop for photos at various beautiful places.
5 out of 5
We took a four-hour jeep tour. Went to Mendenhall Glacier, St. Terese's church, a brewing company, and a tour of the city. Visited the Red Dog Saloon which was a lot of fun and great atmosphere.
5 out of 5
Saw the Lumberjack Show which I would recommend to everyone. Spent the rest of the drizzly day shopping for last minute souvenirs and gifts.
3 out of 5
Disembarked in pouring rain and walked to train station to take the train to the airport. Because it was the weekend, the fare was only $2.25 for a 40 minute ride.
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