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Star Princess Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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7 Night Alaska Inside Passage (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: July 05, 2009
Ship: Star Princess
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 8 years ago
The Star Princess is a beautiful ship, but the size can be a bit much. I've done many cruises in my days but none so large as the Star. It can be a bit much for someone to travel from end to end and deck to deck, but it gives you a chance to work off some of the great meals on board.
The Scheduliing of the entertainment is a bit tough if you have the late seating for dinner instead of the open seating, you may have to choose between eating in the dining area or seeing a show. Also the quality of entertainment was not what I expected out of Princess. I've had much better on RCC, NCL and Carnival.
The last day when we had a port in Victoria BC you had the feeling the crew no longer cared about you as a customer, the more or less said their goodbyes the night before and suddenly felt as if you should be disembarking instead of visiting in Victoria.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Entertainment

1 out of 5
Scheduling and quality of entertainment was below what I expected from Princess

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
They treated you like royalty, that is until the last day.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Bathrooms are difficult to find and small near public areas

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Small Shower in inside cabin, hope your not a big person.
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
do your shopping here, best deals
3 out of 5
Tours are just okay, it's like any big downtown area, waterfront is beautiful
3 out of 5

Pros: Service, Food quaility, ease of getting on and off ship

Cons: Entertainment

Recommends Star Princess? Yes!

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