Alaska here We Come!

Ruby Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
Ruby Princess

7 Night Alaska Inside Passage With Glacier Bay (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 07, 2019

Ship: Ruby Princess

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: P230

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

We had been talking about visiting Alaska for years. We used this cruise as our 50th wedding anniversary gift to each other. It was a delightful cruise with lots to do , lots of shopping and lots of entertainment. But we most enjoyed sitting on deck and watching the world go by.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
It was very smooth.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
All the food was good. The only thing for this southern girl to ever comment about was the lack of grits during breakfast.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
I went to two craft classes and really enjoyed them. The movie night was great and the ice carving was amazing.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
We went to three shows. The speaker as well as the comedian and the magic musical were great.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All the staff was very accommodating and saw to our every need.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Since this was our first cruise I cannot compare it to other vessels but the layout and design seemed fine.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Cabin was okay. A little small but we didn’t stay in there except to rest for a few minutes and sleep.

Ship tip

My advice would be to pack light and take a tour of the ship when first on board.

Ports of call

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5
It was a typical seaport. I liked the availability of shopping and restaurants. Our excursion to Mendenhall Glacier was great!

Skagway, Alaska

5 out of 5
Skagway was another great port. We took a tour of the Yukon. It was a nice informative ride. The area was beautiful.

Cruise Glacier Bay

5 out of 5
The visit there was amazing, cold and beautiful.

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5
Ketchikan was a quaint little village. The setting was pretty.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Ours was smooth because we used the Port Valet service.
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