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 Island Princess

This highly anticipated ship to the Princess fleet entered service in May of 2003. She will be cruising the Panama Canal in the wintertime and then sail within Alaska in the summer.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • MC 53 2 land sea

    The land portion was fine; not sure why we were stuck in Fairbanks so long and not longer in Denali or Talkeetna. The beds were hard as rocks, but didn't stay in them long so didn't matter. Food...read more

    21 users found this review helpful.
  • Patricia Luffman 64 26 Panama Canal

    We have sailed on all lines and have had good and bad experiences but can honestly say we only had a great time on this cruise. The Island Princess was one of the best. We would love to go back on...read more

    128 users found this review helpful.
  • David T.

    46 14 Panama Canal

    In summary, I had a great time (most important), the ship was adequate, the food was good and the service and entertainment were excellent. The cruise started in Acapulco and ended in San...read more

    56 users found this review helpful.
  • W. R. Upset

    47 4 Hawaii

    Buyer Beware! It is with great dismay I write to you about our horrendous Hawaiian Hell cruise aboard the Island Princess on 1/26—2/10/2007. It began with impossible and very over...read more

    15 users found this review helpful.
  • Beth Caldwell

    43 30+ Hawaii

    Arriving at port Los Angeles around 11:30am we dropped out luggage off, Princess was doing their pre-boarding. We chose to take the streetcar or the red car to the San Pedro Fish Market...read more

    10 users found this review helpful.
  • John Callahan

    57 14 Alaska

    We took The Heart of Alaska Cruise tour 7S, 11 day 10 night, vacation from 9/8/06-9/18/06. We booked everything through Princess via our travel agent, all inclusive. On the 8th we left...read more

    70 users found this review helpful.
  • Unknown

    51 1 Alaska

    We sailed on the Island Princess to Alaska as our first cruise. My wife and I and our two kids, ages 13 and 11, we had a good experience and I would recommend this cruise to anyone. We...read more

    38 users found this review helpful.
  • Jackie

    15 6 Alaska

    First of all, I would like to state that this review is coming from a teenage point of view. I was 15 (actually, I turned 15 on the first night) on this cruise. This was my 6th cruise, having...read more

    27 users found this review helpful.
  • Gerald Altman

    82 24+ Alaska

    The Good: The food, the room steward (very helpful and friendly), the general appearance of the ship, inside and out. The Bad: The main theater is a huge facility with many seats, but...read more

    24 users found this review helpful.
  • Ingrid Altman

    77 17 Alaska

    Most of our cruises have been on Holland America Lines; this was our first on Princess Lines. My 82 year old husband and I were part of an affiliated group of 27 senior citizens with a travel...read more

    10 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Princess Cruises
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1970
  • Builder:Fincantieri
  • Full Capacity:0
  • Inaugurated:200
  • Space Ratio:N/A
  • Gross Tonnage:88,000
  • Crew:981
  • Length:9