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Royal Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Gulf of Alaska

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
Royal Princess

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

Sail date: June 01, 2019

Ship: Royal Princess

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: B738

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Huge ship. Probably won’t do another cruise. Too ritzy and way too many people for us hillbillies! Really enjoyed Alaska, though.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Quick and easy

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Good

The Pastry Shop

5 out of 5

Loved the chocolate croissants, chocolate cakes, and chocolate cookies. (Notice the chocolate theme?)

Prego's Pizzaria

5 out of 5

Pizza was good but we prefer thick crust.

Alfredo's Pizzeria

5 out of 5

Pizza was good but we prefer thick crust.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Didn’t do any.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Excellent!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Nothing bad at all.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Other than rear elevators not going down??? Good.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Good.

Ship tip

Hamburgers on top deck extra good.

Ports of call

Cruise Hubbard Glacier

5 out of 5

Cruise Glacier Bay

5 out of 5

Skagway, Alaska

5 out of 5
Do the train. And the yellow town tour bus.

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5
Don’t miss the tram to Mt Roberts.

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5
Enjoyed the lumbermans show and the duck boats. Did not enjoy the road construction!

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia Did not visit port

Only dashed through in a mad hurry!

Disembarkation

1 out of 5
Totally awful! Princess put us on the last group leaving the ship and we had to begin boarding at 11:40. The plane reopened its doors for us! I don’t know how we ever made it! Long long lines. The airport customs wouldn’t accept our customs form that we submitted days earlier on the ship.
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