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Ruby Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

5.0 out of 5
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Sail Date: May 24, 2015
Ship: Ruby Princess
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

We are first time cruisers and totally enjoyed our Alaska Inside Passage Cruise on the Ruby Princess.  Our cabin was comfortable, the staff efficient, weather & scenery great and restaurant food terrific!  The buffet food was good, but not great, but it was handy having the option.  We also enjoyed several shows in the Princess Theater and music in the lounges.  If I had one complaint, it would just be that there was a more upselling than we'd like, but we were able to politely decline offers.   Overall, it was a great cruise for us!

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Generally, the activities were very good. Some were really good and some so-so.

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

not applicable

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

Take the time to get dressed for dinner and enjoy the dining room experiences, rather than the buffet, whenever it fits your schedule. We also enjoyed having room service for our morning coffee and tea so we could enjoy the views and relax a bit as we woke up.

5 out of 5
Lots to do around the water front and our tour of Boeing was very interesting.
5 out of 5
We had great weather, which was not usual for Kethcikan, and enjoyed a tour by one of the local residents. We saw a lot of eagles!
5 out of 5
Very beautiful views, but surprised that the "floaters" in the passage were so small... probably because it was late May.
5 out of 5
Quick visits to the rainforest, glaciers and a tram ride to the top of the mountain.
5 out of 5
Quaint little town and awesome train ride!
3 out of 5
Short evening stop so our tour just hit a few highlights.
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