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Emerald Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 21

Overall rating:

4.8 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: Inside

Cabin number: R228

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

This was our first cruise ever and it was so fantastic that we are already looking forward to our next one!

Embarkation

5 out of 5
We we totally prepared for long lines, lots of people, and general annoyance but it was quick and easy and totally painless!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
We had anytime dining and chose to utilize the Michaelangelo dining room as it was MUCH easier to get to than the Botticelli dining room. Food was fantastic as well as the service. We ate breakfast in the Horizon Court buffet and it was great every morning! We ate lunch in port of we were in port at lunch time - if not we just chose from the many options we had on board and were never disappointed.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Great variety

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Entertainment was across the spectrum from trivia tournaments to song/dance shows. My only complaint is that the ship was so noisy - there is a central area called the piazza and it was always so noisy there really wasn't a place anyone could gather with others and just talk because it seemed like the ship was trying to shove all this entertainment into every book and cranny.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our steward was beyond the best!

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
You could tell the ship had a few miles on it - some of the lights in the dining room didn't work, elevators didn't all work all the time, etc. But it was clean!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

Try to see the whole ship - don't limit yourself to just certain areas

Ports of call

Seattle, Washington

4 out of 5
Dirty and very confusing to navigate

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5
Beautiful!

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5
Quite interesting!

Skagway, Alaska

5 out of 5
Very colorful history!

Victoria, British Columbia

5 out of 5
Didn't have a chance to see much

Disembarkation

5 out of 5

Traveler Photos

Tracy Arm Fjord Wonderful tour! Parliament
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