We had a wonderful trip!

Coral Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
Coral Princess

7 Night Voyage Of The Glaciers Southbound (Anchorage To Vancouver)

Sail date: July 03, 2019

Ship: Coral Princess

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: E210

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

We had a really good trip, both on land and sea. Recommend doing land part first and find out if your package pays for meals on land part. The ship is old and we prefer the Freestyle dining on Norwegian to this kind of dining, but we still had a great trip and appreciate all that Princess did for us!

Embarkation

5 out of 5
We walked right off of the train from McKinley and right onto the ship, with our room card in hand. Our luggage was already in our room.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Food was good and we had a variety of choices to eat. I did not like that we had to eat in the same dining room each night. Buffet was pretty good. Food was often cool.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
We did a few things and saw a few shows. Mostly we played cards with our friends.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Not so good.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Room Stewards and Waiters were very good!!!

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
It was clean but a very old ship.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Cabin was a great size and good closet space. Shower was small.

Ship tip

Be sure to bring clothes for 2 formal nights. Our travel agent said we did not have to do this and it caused a problem.

Ports of call

Whittier (Anchorage), Alaska Did not visit port

Went straight from train to ship.

Cruise Hubbard Glacier

5 out of 5
Beautiful. We did not do the excursion.

Cruise Glacier Bay

5 out of 5
Loved this day.

Skagway, Alaska

5 out of 5
We did the Kroeshel Animal excursion. Really good. Also went to Red Onion Saloon and loved that.

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5
Did the whale watching and walk to view Mendenhall Glacier. Wonderful.

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5
Did a bike ride to State park but not with ship excursion.

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

5 out of 5
Did excursions on our own.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
We walked right off with our luggage. Took us less than 5 minutes to get off.
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