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Radiance of the Seas Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 3
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

5.0 out of 5
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7 Night Alaska Hubbard Glacier Southbound (Seward To Vancouver)
Sail Date: May 28, 2010
Ship: Radiance of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 7 years ago
As our first cruise I don't think we could have made a better choice. Our balcony room was perfect -- plenty of closet space, great shower, and a very comfortable bed. Room service was quick and friendly. Boarding and leaving the ship was well-organized and went relatively quickly. Overall, we were stunned by the beauty and service on board. We've already begun making plans to return to Radiance of the Seas for another cruise.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Great food in all restaurants where we ate (Cascades Dining Room, Windjammer, Sea View Cafe)

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Excellent shows and a very talented group of entertainers. We sat in the front row!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Overall, very friendly, helpful, and attentive.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Spectacular centrum area, open from deck 4 to deck 12. The ship was spotless.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Our room was perfect. They're all relatively small, but there's space for everything. We never felt claustrophobic or that we couldn't move around or relax. The balcony was wonderful.
3 out of 5
As Alaskans, we've been to Juneau before so didn't feel the need to do a great deal of sightseeing.
Don't Miss: Mendenhall Glacier.
3 out of 5
3 out of 5

Don't Miss: Yukon & White Pass railroad tour
5 out of 5
Hoonah was a great stop for a waling tour. Also, the history surrounding the cannery was very interesting. Lots to see and do.
Don't Miss: The cannery

Pros: Extremely clean, great service, friendly helpful crew

Cons: That it ended (and losing money in the casino)

Recommends Radiance of the Seas? Yes!

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