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Ruby Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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Sail Date: May 24, 2015
Ship: Ruby Princess
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: E204
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 2 years ago

While I did enjoy my cruise I was a little disappointed in a couple of things.  This was my 7th cruise so far with 3 different companies and I was saddened at the apathetic attitude of some of the servers in the buffet and outdoor seating areas.  Nary a smile was given on most mornings.  My prior cruises have been to warm weather ports so laying out by the pool was a nice way to pass the time on sea days.  Since it's so cold on an Alaskan cruise this was not an option.  I assumed there would be a few more activities during the day available other than bingo, trivia and an over-priced art show.  In the past, I have taken photography classes, computer classes, etc. on cruise ships.  Thank goodness I love to read so I was never totally bored :)  All in all, Alaska was great but the actual time spent on the ship was my least favorite cruise to date.  On a positive note, your physical fitness expert was great, the food superb and the room was quite comfortable.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
Not enough things to do while at sea

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

Not applicable

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

Sandra in Michelangelo's dining room was phenomenal~!

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Lumberjack tour was pretty hokey, especially for $75.00
5 out of 5
Best scenery of the trip...cold, wet but stunning views :)
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
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