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Island Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Gulf Of Alaska Northbound (Vancouver To Whittier)
Sail Date: July 14, 2008
Ship: Island Princess
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 9 years ago

The ship was wonderful. Lots of venues with music and excellent musicians. The ship never felt too big nor too small.....just right.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Incredible service in the main dining area (actually all dining areas). Wide variety of food and servers willing to do anything they can to accomodate you.


5 out of 5
WIDE variety of venues. The singers and dancers were absolutely wonderful. Classical, Jazz, DJ, dancing, etc., they have it. The entertainment in the Princess Theater was absolutely top notch.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
OHMYGOSH....the absolute best. I've been on many cruises and the staff of Princess Cruises, especially this ship, is top notch. You'll never find better, I promise. This holds true across the board across all staff. Kudos to everyone!!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Always clean

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Hard to rate this the highest given the size of all rooms (except suites) on all ships. The rooms were comfortable and laid out very well.
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Do yourself a favor and go to the Salmon Bake. It does not cost a lot of money, but besides having a fantastic meal, you get a busride to see the town (to get there) and once there, there are trails and a waterfall.
5 out of 5
It is a nice, quaint town. It is small and you can easily walk it all and even walk out of the mainstream to really see the town. Very nice.

Pros: Staff friendliness, Entertainment, Food

Cons: Language barrier with some cabin stewards

Recommends Island Princess? Yes!

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