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Crown Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage


Contributor Level: Third Mate
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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7 Night Alaska Inside Passage With Glacier Bay (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: June 13, 2015
Ship: Crown Princess
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: B503
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 2 years ago

We loved the cruise.  The destinations were great.  Two destinations were for only 5 hours which wasn't enough time to explore. As far as the cruise line - there was a mix up with our room which they didn't seem to care about.  Some of the staff were rude.  At one point my husband asked if that person didn't like working for Princess.  After that he changed his attitude but some employees really didn't care about the passengers at all. The worst part was the photography.  There was no system for looking for pictures that Princess took.  Many passengers were frustrated and, rather than looking for their pictures and sorting which ones they want, they just quit looking or taking pictures.  I mentioned it to someone and they said, "our new ships have a system."  We took a Carnival Cruise 10 years ago and they had a better system then.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Restaurants were good - service was painfully slow there though

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
some were great, others were rude and/or non-caring

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
I requested a large bed with a sleeper for parents and adult child with special needs. It looked like our room had two twin beds. I called several times and they assured me it was a queen with a sleeper. The room had two twin beds and a bulk and nothing was done.

Ship Tip

Crown did not hold as many passengers as our previous cruise. It was nice. We seemed to run into some other couples and groups a few times and made some new friends.

5 out of 5
Space needle
5 out of 5
Helicopter ride to Mendenhall Glacier - awesome
5 out of 5
White Pass and Yukon trail. Great tour lead by great tour guides
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Deadliest catch tour - AMAZING
3 out of 5
I think it would have been better had our tour guide been more informative and less boring
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