Great Alaskan Experience

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

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 32

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
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Radiance of the Seas

7 Night Alaska Hubbard Glacier Southbound (Seward To Vancouver)

Sail date: August 01, 2014

Ship: Radiance of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8590

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 7 years ago

Review summary

We truly lucked out with great weather.  The scenery was spectacular!  Overall the ship was great and all crew members that we encountered were extremely friendly.  The bar staff was especially attentive as was our cabin steward. 

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Experienced Samba the last night. It was the best!!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Had a situation with the Art Auction but it was eventually resolved

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Appreciated the upgrades that were recently done including the electronic boards around the ship with the Cruise Compass and directions

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The balcony in this cabin is rather odd shaped. There wasn't even enough room for both chairs. Would not have purchased this room if I were properly advised of the situation. The picture on this review is misleading!

Ship tip

Balcony cabins truly enhance the experience

Ports of call

Seward (Anchorage), Alaska

3 out of 5

Cruise Hubbard Glacier

3 out of 5
Would've been better if more time were spent there to see more calving

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5
One of our favorites. Did a tour of Mendenhal Glacier Park and the Shrine of Terese

Skagway, Alaska

3 out of 5
Quaint old style commercial area, long walk from ship.

Icy Strait Point (Hoonah), Alaska

5 out of 5
Saw several whales where ship was tendered. Don't waste your time going to Hoonah.

Ketchikan, Alaska

3 out of 5
Too many jewelry stores. Make time to go to the creek

Cruise Inside Passage, Alaska

5 out of 5
Awesome scenery, narrow passage, calm waters

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

5 out of 5
Experienced a city tour including Stanley Park, Sky View building and marketplace. Cool city!
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