Excellent Cruise!

Ruby Princess Cruise Review to Coastal - West Coast

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night California Coastal (Los Angeles Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 28, 2015
Ship: Ruby Princess
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: A714
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 3 years ago

Ports of call were great - how could they NOT be!  San Francisco, Santa Barbara, San Diego and Ensenada.  Very friendly people and terrific service. I am a Royal Caribbean loyalist so going on a Princess ship was new for me.  I did not have the best of expectations, but then again, this cruise was pretty cheap, so I had little to loose.  The food was outstanding... much better than my recent experience on the Quantum of the Seas with Royal Caribbean.  The ship is magnificent (and I haven't sailed on a ship under 6400 or 4400 passengers lately, so I thought at first that this 3100 passenger ship was "tiny" :) )  We had HUGE 20' swells outside of San Francisco that looked very scary and a lot of us were looking outside completely shocked that the ship wasn't even tilting at all... completely stable.  That was quite remarkable.  This cruise is the perfect model of a fantastic cruise experience!

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Fantastic variety. Everything tastes fresh, home made - not mass produced.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5
Lots of comedians with fart and butt jokes. My 9 year old absolutely LOVED it.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
Unfortunately it was too cold and windy to do the outdoor activities...

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Head Waiter in Botticelli Restaurant, I forget his name. Taller, lighter skin, balding and perhaps a Brittish accent? He's outstanding. Remembered my son and my name from the first time we stepped into the room. We had a problem with our reservation and he went far out of his way to fix this and make us feel very special.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Clean, very stable in rough seas

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
1 out of 5
Was this review helpful? 9

Leave a Comment

Remember: Be polite and respectful. Our diverse community is home to members with different opinions and a broad range of cruise experiences.

Other Reviews Of This Sailing

*Cruiseline.com is not a booking agent or travel agency, and does not charge any service fees to users of our site. Our partners (travel agencies and cruise lines) provide prices, which we list for our users' convenience. Cruiseline.com does not guarantee any specific rates or prices. While prices are updated daily, please check with the booking site for the exact amount. Cruiseline.com is not responsible for content on external web sites.

Back to Top