Alaska Cruise - Inside Passage

Sapphire Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Alaska Inside Passage (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 22, 2011
Ship: Sapphire Princess
Cabin Type: Suite
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 7 years ago
Our suite was beautiful and our steward mark Giliang was wonderful, but all the extra costs (sodas, exercise classes, over priced excursions) after spending thousands for the cruise made it for an unpleasant experience. I just felt like every seminar was a scam to get you to spend more money. The food in the buffet was also disappointing, so we ate at the burger and pizza parlors. It was relaxing, but I wouldn't take another cruise with princess.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Food at the buffet is disappointing to say the least and unorganized. food was blan.


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

1 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Most of the staff were pleasant, but a lot of them don't speak good english and rude.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The ship itself is very beautiful

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We had a suite, so it was wonderful.
3 out of 5
More shops and more jewelry stores and owners who don't really want to negotiate a good price.
3 out of 5
Less shops than the other ports.
1 out of 5
by the time we got to Victoria 99% of the stores were closed and only there for a hours and an expensive ride to the town.
5 out of 5
Cute town and nice if you want to buy jewelry, but most of the jewelry shops are associated with the ship and get commissions, so the prices aren't any better than you can get here.
Don't Miss: Glaciers and whale watching, but expensive

Pros: Being in Port

Cons: food, extra costs for exercise classes and soda and EXPENSIVE excursions

Recommends Sapphire Princess? No.

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