My first cruise was wonderful

Dawn Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Verified Review
10 Night Alaska Inside Passage (San Francisco Roundtrip)
Sail Date: June 16, 2008
Ship: Dawn Princess
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 9 years ago

The ship was gorgeous. Art auctions too warm, need more air conditioning in the hole on 5th floor. Almost had to leave it was so hot. I think autions should be somewhere else and too noisy with outsiders walking all over.

Need to make elevator button summons all elevators. They need to be more express. They stopped on every floor even if full, very annoying.

Need more time in port. We filled our time with excursions so did not get to buy family gifts. You have too much merchandise with Princess on it. That ok for passengers but not for gifts for others.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Eddie was the greatest, a302
5 out of 5
Mendenhall Glacier and whale watching
5 out of 5
Get rid of the review show of 1898. Too long, would rather of shopped in old town. Cute show, but we did not get to shop in Skagway due to heavy rain, but could have after bus tour when it was not raining.
5 out of 5
Butchart Gardens. Not enough time as I would like to see Empress Hotel, but had to leave port too early.
5 out of 5
Loved the bald eagles
Don't Miss: jet boat to see the eagles in the back country

Pros: Private balcony

Cons: That you have to push elevator button in two places. One button should activate all in that area.

Recommends Dawn Princess? Yes!

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