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Island Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 38

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
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Island Princess

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

Sail date: May 24, 2017

Ship: Island Princess

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: E205

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

We loved the cruise. Only part we didn't care for was not having any phone service the whole time. We had a family emergency just before boarding and couldn't call home to check on things and neither could the ship. Could have paid for internet for way too much but according to most of the people we met on ship that did purchase minutes there were numerous problems from it not working to running their minutes off is first hour because of lack of instructions. Crew for the most part were very helpful but had  a hard time understanding heavy accents at times.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

na no children with us

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
cabin was adequate. Wish we had a floor to ceiling window ocean view. Glenn, our steward, was excellent. Very helpful and attentive to our needs in any way.

Ship tip

Evening can be a windy and cool so bring a light coat for on deck outings. Loved the movies under the stars but was very cold so dress warm. If planning on attending a show get there plenty early for a seat if planning on the early show. No problem is going to late show.

Ports of call

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

5 out of 5

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5

Skagway, Alaska

5 out of 5

Whittier (Anchorage), Alaska

3 out of 5
Not a lot in Whittier to see but guide on the bus to Anchorage was very informative
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