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Emerald Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
Emerald Princess

7 Night Inside Passage With Tracy Arm Fjord (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail date: July 22, 2018

Ship: Emerald Princess

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: D603

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

This was our second cruise to Alaska in 10 years. Nice ship. Beautiful weather!

Embarkation

5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Buffet very average. Specialty restaurants amazing! Deli food very good.

Dining Room

4 out of 5

Average for a cruise. Good wait staff.

Horizon Court

3 out of 5

If this is the buffet, it was average, at best.

Crown Grill

5 out of 5

Excellent! Food, service, ambiance was excellent! Great waiter. Be prepared. It is a three hour ordeal. Share was the same.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Casino

4 out of 5

Nice sized casino for a ship. Not big gamblers. I did win $ 100.00 playing blackjack. Some nights too smokey.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Comedian very good. Disco show cheesey. Magician okay.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Room steward, Roger did a great job. Hardly saw him. Didn't need to. Everything was always done.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ship tip

Bring a ship approved outlet plug. Only 2 in the cabin.

Ports of call

Seattle, Washington

4 out of 5
Walked to Pikes from Holiday Inn Express. Amazing. Easy walk to Space Needle. Uber ride to Wharf. Lunch at The Fisherman's. Crowded on Sunday, but very efficient and great service.

Ketchikan, Alaska

4 out of 5
Did a walking tour. Guys did a fishing trip with Strike Zone. Lots of fish delivered today. King salmon and halibut.

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5
Helicopter ride to Herbert Glacier. Amazing! Drinks at Red Dog Saloon.

Skagway, Alaska

4 out of 5
Train ride on White Pass Railway. ( about all there is to do ) Beautiful scenery.

Victoria, British Columbia

5 out of 5
Bus ride into city.. Only there 4 hours. 7:30 - 11:30 PM. Beautiful city. Great shopping. Great Irish Pubs! Will definitely go back.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5

Traveler Photos

The haul. Fishing trip with Strike Zone Fishing Tours Helicopter ride Fishing with Strike Zone Tours. ( second time booking with them ) Helicopter ride to Herbert Glacier White Pass Railway
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