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Grand Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 27
Helpful Votes: 294

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
Grand Princess

7 Night Voyage Of The Glaciers Northbound (Vancouver To Whittier)

Sail date: May 23, 2015

Ship: Grand Princess

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: E302

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Review summary

We took the Princess shuttle from Seattle airport to Vancouver cruise terminal. The bus ride was approx 4 hours Canadian customs was a breeze. The U. S customs in Vancouver was long and tiresome but we made it through. 

We settled into our obstructed ocean view room on the Emerald deck. The nice part was you could look over the top of the life boat and the view was not bad at all. 

We found the Grand Princess to be in pretty good shape over all. Some wear and tear here and there, but nothing to bad. We were fortunate enough to have great weather throughout the cruise.

The food in the MDR was good, the Crown Grill was fantastic, from the food to the service. 

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
MDR food was very good, Crown grill was fantastic.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
The cabin was very spacious, could have used som TLC.

Ship tip

The international Cafe is a great place to have a good cup of coffee or cocktail and enjoy the entertainment.

Ports of call

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

3 out of 5
Get there early customs is a tedious process.

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5
Great port to walk around. We love taking the Bearing sea crab fishermans tour boat, the Alutian Ballad. Crew is fantastic always a good time

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5
Mendenhall glacier is a must see. We walk to the stands on the pier. $10 each way to the glacier.

Skagway, Alaska

5 out of 5
Nice walk araound town. The white pass train is a nice trip.

Cruise Glacier Bay

5 out of 5
Make sure to be on deck, on the way in.
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