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42 Whittier Cruise Reviews


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Sharman22

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Princess can do better

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*Hour wait to get on ship in Whittier, poorly organized *Rooms at McKinley & Denali were like camping or hunting *Hotel Captain Cook was excellent and restaurants were superb *Salmon Berry Tours is ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Arkbuddy

1 Review Written

Be prepared to catch the flu!

It was chosen for us as part of a local-sponsored cruisetour of Alaska. In all the information we were given ahead of our trip, nothing was mentioned about having a flu shot before going. By the third day on the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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tjo1952

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A little disheveled

The cabin was fine, and the cabin steward did a good job. Nothing special except ice - no towels folded into animals, for example. The food was medicre, except for pizza and hamburgers, which were very good. The ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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motojen

1 Review Written

A Tired old ship on her way to new owner

I chose Princess Cruises based on the strength of the cruiseline's reputation and the many glowing recommendations of my travel agent and friends. I was incredibly disappointed in the land portion (7 days) of our ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Travelerjuldec

1 Review Written

Cold Cruise

Chose a connoisseur land/cruise tour based on advice from travel agent and brochures. Amenities not as stated in the brochures. Cruise did not meet our expectations. Length 7 days. Embarkation and ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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cruiselover1123

1 Review Written

Below average customer service

In comparison to other cruises that we have taken, there were some obvious similarities as well as differences. Some services were great, some weren't. I will break it down (We took 7 day cruise with Coral Princess ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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molly2kit

5 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

28th Princess cruise and I think it's the last

Recently cruised 7 days Anchorage to Vancouver. I could hardly believe the poor food in the buffet, often lukewarm and poor quality, mostly stews it seemed. But the worst was the lack of cleanliness. Railings ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Christinajdg

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

It was.... okay at best.

We choose this particular cruise because we wanted to see Alaska as late in the season as possible. We hoped to see the Northern Lights and our best chance was mid- September. We spent 11 days on land, followed by a ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Cruiserdrew

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Time Princess / First Time Alaska

We booked a Mini-Suite on this cruise when my work schedule conflicted with our Royal Caribbean itinerary in May aboard Jewel of The Seas. Our hopes were high about sailing on Princess to Alaska based on friends' ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Mike 123 avatar

Mike 123

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Would not recommend

The food was never warm and not very good. Our steward was very friendly. The ship itself was not the cleaness. Poor entertainment 2 nights were ok. Not much to really do as we had sailed on Royal Caribbien ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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LL Retiree

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great ports; cruise ship left much to be desired

The ports were great and Princess handled the arrivals and excursions very well. My husband and I enjoyed the touring and we have no complaints about the way the naturalist narrated the on-ship visit to the ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Tami.Angel

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Excursions Were the Highlight of my Cruise

After looking at the various brochures and excursions, I felt confident Princess Cruises would be the best choice. The pictures showed the wildlife in Denali National Park as plentiful and when I experienced Denali ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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Iowahappycamper

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed

ship was old - worn holes in chair in room - carpet had worn spots - carpet was coming apart in doorways - mold in shower - food in main dining room was boring & tasteless - showers very small - the only thing that ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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smgcolpa

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Trip, Great Food, ATROCIOUS Customer Service booking cruise

I've always heard that the land tour and cruise are the best for seeing Alaska and that Princess was the first line there. So I decided to book directly through Princess and it was a cluster from day one. The ...
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Sail Date July 2017


KyOh avatar

KyOh

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Not what we expected

We chose this cruise with Princess because it stopped at the ports that we were interested in and fit the dates that our granddaughter (14) could travel. Our past cruising experience has been one short trip on ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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vlhcruise

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Poor to Average Cruise

Cruise was ok but there are major opportunities for improvement. Regular rooms are average. Shower is so small you can't raise your arms to wash your hair without hitting walls and shower curtain. Room ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Tsunami74

6 Reviews Written

42 Helpful Votes

Disappointed again.

We chose this cruise because of the land tour that we could take in conjunction with it. The land tour was very good: well run, nice facilities. We had been on a Princess cruise about 30 years ago and were ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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WhereMustIGo

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

First time on Star Princess, second cruise with Princess, probably the last. The ship is fast heading toward being in poor condition. We found buckets positioned around catching water leaks throughout the ship. Wish ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Tericalhoun

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very Disappointed with Our Noisy Cabin on Star Princess

We were pleased with the embarkation for Princess. That went very smoothly, and we were very pleased with our itinerary and excursions. We also felt that there was adequate storage in the cabin to put all of our ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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VicMackey

2 Reviews Written

Alaska Gulf Southbound

This is my second cruise with Princess and third overall. I cruised Princess two years ago (Sapphire) and had some serious issues with wheelchair accessibility. Based on Princess indicating that was not the norm and ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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k4mcpher

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Below Average Land Tour, and Equally Mediocre Cruise

Our cruise started with a 3 day land portion. Sights were great, lodging and food were not. Rooms at both lodges were equal to a stay at a Super 8 motel, in fact our room at the Denali lodge had mold in the ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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hutchplace

1 Review Written

CRUISE NEEDS HELP

Booked the Alaska Cruise for our 50th Anniversary bringing a total of 18 people!! Rooms were OK but a little tired.....our room, aft suite, was nice with a huge balcony. Service on board was courteous and friendly ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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nmp7368

1 Review Written

Great weather, Bad Sun

This was my 2nd Alaska cruise - 5 years ago I was on Holland America. The weather was perfect for this cruise. We went to Icy Point Strait - I'd never seen it before. There was a cooking excursion that was very ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Flyer55

2 Reviews Written

Cruise of extremes

We have done a majority of our cruises with Princess and this was our 4th AK cruise with them. It was our second time on the Crown Princess. We did a Caribbean cruise on her in 2011 and still consider it one of the ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Angkanik

1 Review Written

Better off elsewhere

The good: The St. Thomas suite is rather roomy and could easily accommodate six people for cocktails canapés and even dinner. The main atrium was generally well-done, and the offerings (vines) above average. Our ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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