Good but needs improvement

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

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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7 Night Alaska Hubbard Glacier Northbound (Vancouver To Seward)
Sail Date: July 15, 2016
Ship: Radiance of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 8530
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

Best part:  Ship is beautiful. Staff is great. Ports are amazing. Check out Dr John's lectures on the ports and don't miss Hubbard a Glacier at 7 am. 


Not so good: windjammer food, selection and times needs improving.  If you drink non alcoholic beer, they only seem to carry the horrible ODouls rather than its usual Buckker (which is great). We had to have staff search for it in the back and waited 2 days for it. At least we got it. Would have been bad if we couldn't have gotten it. 


worst:  mattresses in stateroom were really hard and not comfortable.  Room service selection and time to get to your room. 

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Dining room was good. Windjammer, chops and room service were just "ok" to me. Rita's cantina was changed to crab shack which is expensive and you can buy fresh crab in port for less every day.


Love and marriage show and AJ the comedian was great.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Majority of staff is awesome. Especially Eddie in Schnooer's bar.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Great, except mattress was horrible! I had to add 3 comforters on it to sleep on it.

Ship Tip

- Don't miss Hubbard glacier at 7 am. - catch Dr. John's lectures on the ports - walk through the gorgeous forest off the pier in icy straight point. - wear layers. - catch love n marriage show.

5 out of 5
Beautiful. Take the sea bus and visit north shore.

Cruise Inside Passage, Alaska

1 out of 5
Didn't see anything. Just seemed like a nice cruise day.

Ketchikan, Alaska Did not visit port

If you want a cheaper salmon fishing trip go to united cruises to book. Great fishing. Caught 30 salmon in 3 hours. 6 of us split it and had it shipped home.
5 out of 5
So gorgeous. Eat lunch in port. Do wildlife search or whale watching. It seemed to be the best.
5 out of 5
Gotta have the crab cakes, bisque and legs at Tracey's crab shack close to the pier. Wow!!
5 out of 5
Bike riding down mountain was fun!

Cruise Hubbard Glacier

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
If you couldn't fit in visiting the musher camp in port, United cruises has a great excursion to see camp and spend day doing few other activities called the real alaska tour and it's awesome.
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