Coastal Get Away

Ruby Princess Cruise Review to Coastal - West Coast

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 34

Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
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Ruby Princess

5 Night Pacific Coastal Northbound (Los Angeles To Vancouver)

Sail date: May 05, 2019

Ship: Ruby Princess

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: C625

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

It was a very good short get away. As a repositioning cruise it was a great bargain. (I used frequent flier miles to do the open-jaw air ticket.)

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Very easy and quick

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Crown Grill was excellent. Service in the main dining room was excellent. Food in MDR was good but not as good as Princess cruises a few years ago.

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
They had a very small first come first serve limit on craft events (20 people). Many more than that showed up to participate. The paper airplane activity was a lot of fun and was one of the best activities.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Very good entertainment.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Service was excellent especially cabins steward.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
It is an older ship but was well maintained and clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Very comfortable bed and clean. Some noise from adjacent work area.

Ship tip

The pool and hot tubs at the back of the ship are adults only and very nice--much less crowded.

Ports of call

San Pedro (Los Angeles), California

4 out of 5
Went to Getty Museum on my own--it was awesome.

San Diego, California

4 out of 5
Did a private excursion with Another Side of San Diego Tours (Kevin was guide) and he was excellent. Unfortunately many museums at Balboa are closed on Mondays. Also went to Maritime Museum and would recommend it.

Victoria, British Columbia

5 out of 5
Burchart Gardens were beautiful! Loved that our stop was so long there--plenty of time to see everything.

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

4 out of 5

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
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