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Ruby Princess Cruise Review to Coastal - West Coast

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
Ruby Princess

7 Night Classic California Coast (Los Angeles Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 17, 2019

Ship: Ruby Princess

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: A706

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

I didn’t know what to expect and thought I was just not gonna fit in.... WRONG!!! I fit in because EVERYONE is family. Great experience.


5 out of 5
Quick and orderly. Had a snack before the Muster Drill and then went to the room.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Immaculate in cleanliness and great variety of food.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
I enjoyed the hot tub and walking track. It was rainy (misting) most nights, so I didn’t bother to see if movies under the stars were playing.


5 out of 5

The staff greeted me by name every night and taught me some new games.


4 out of 5
Michael Wilson was a good comedian/impersonation entertainer.

Children's Programs


Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Steward, Lido, was awesome... Miss ya buddy. And the DaVinci Waiter, Victor, was on spot with recommendations and remembered my drinks on just the second night. Table 466 DaVinci dining room

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Clean room at all times, good size room, & I used the safe for my on-ship receipts

Ports of call

San Pedro (Los Angeles), California

4 out of 5
We got to the airport and caught the shuttle to the Princess Ruby.

San Francisco, California

5 out of 5
I enjoyed San Francisco. Even though I was in the hospital part of the day. Great city.

Monterey, California Did not visit port

Stayed on ship

San Diego, California Did not visit port

Stayed on ship

Ensenada, Mexico

4 out of 5
$4 per person to get to shopping district and back. *Only thing I didn’t like was a few peddlers (children included) would not take NO! for an answer.*


5 out of 5
Quick, organized, top-notch

Traveler Photos

Police escort from dock Alcatraz 2nd Formal in the DaVinci Ruby Princess at pier.
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