first to Alaska and first time on Princess

Ruby Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
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7 Night Alaska Inside Passage With Glacier Bay (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 28, 2016
Ship: Ruby Princess
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: B326
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

Ruby Princess was fabulous; Juneau and Skagway were really good days. Effectively 3 days at sea on a one week cruise 1 day too many. The port call at Victoria was so short that it should either be eliminated or time added (4 hours is too short). Balcony cabin exceeded expectations. Would recommend this ship and Alaska.

"Specialty Dining for 2" bene almost not worth the hassle; it doesn't pay for the full cover charge for 2 people in any specialty restaurant; this fact was discovered at dining. Multiple visits to passenger services to have voucher value posted to account.

Otherwise, good cruise.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Cabin larger than other balcony cabins on other cruise lines; very nice.

Ship Tip

In Da Vinci dining room, look to head waiter Ion if you have any issues to resolve.

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