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Editor's Note: As of March 2016, Ocean Princess will no longer be part of the fleet. Norwegian Cruise Holdings, Ltd. purchased the ship as an addition to its Oceania Cruises fleet. Under its new name, Sirena, ...
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Harbor1492
Member Since 2008
15 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Route: 14 day voyage: Miami – St Martin – St Kitts – St Vincent – Tobago – Barbados – Martinique - Antigua – Virgin Gorda - Miami 1. General Comments: We are regular cruisers, but this was ... Read more
smb12321
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
It was announced that the Ocean has been sold to Oceania for a complete overhaul. It is really in need of an update. As one reviewer noted, "It seemed tired." Apparently Princess decided to stop any updates some time ago. ... Read more
fjstachour
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Overall, my husband and I enjoyed the cruise. The staff were very friendly and helpful. There was plenty to do if you were not one to sit by the pool all day. Because of the size there were many opportunities to interact with the staff. ... Read more
Tonto Yoder
Member Since 2012
1 review
22 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
89 days on the Ocean Princess (22 Sep - 20 Dec, 2015) and still married! A small ship allows you to meet more people and develop deeper friendships on a long cruise. Coming across the Atlantic in December on a small ship is not as ... Read more
Pennzie
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The Ocean is a small intimate ship (670 or so passengers) whose size I love. It gives you a chance to get to know some people. With passengers decks on 6-7-8 and restaurants on 5 with the buffet on 9, you can always walk the stairs if you ... Read more
asroc
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
67 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We arrived home after an enjoyable cruise on the Ocean Princess. However several of the concerns I had with my cruise on the Island Princess surfaced again. These mainly concerned the poor service in the Panorama. Once again the ... Read more
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lawyerOdowd
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
33 forum posts
0 helpful votes
. . . . But the itinerary was great!! Arrived in London for a 4 day Pre. So after 11+ hours in the air, long trip to Grovesnor House, virtually crawled up to the reception desk, just to have them tell us our pre-paid reservation had ... Read more
MARCEL1
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
After having sailed on the larger (5,000 + passenger) ships, this relatively small cruise ship, at only 650 pax, was much nicer. The cabins were the same size, maybe a little nicer, than the large ship cabins, but there were no line-ups ... Read more
eurocougar
Member Since 2007
1 review
46 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just returned from a 14-day trip to the Shetland Islands, Iceland and Norway. This cruise was hard to review, because so many things were variable. PROS: 1. Staff were great. Everyone from the captain on down couldn't have been ... Read more
caseywasey
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
due to an accident they say on the freeway it took us four hours vs normal three hours from London Heathrow to get to the ship, just in time for a glass of bubbly and then put on our life jackets. Room 8038 was a mini suite, nice ... Read more
VikingExplorer
Member Since 2012
12 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
BACKGROUND: I’m a mature adventurous solo traveler who has cruised 45 times on many cruise lines. Most of my cruises have been on Princess ships. I’m currently on a quest to see where my ancestors came from, and many of ... Read more
tcbfast
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
404 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First i want to say "Thank you!' to everyone on the previous world cruise segment who cancelled this portion of the cruise, which allowed my wife and I the chance of a lifetime at a wonderful price! Seems Princess changed many of the ... Read more
westcoaster
Member Since 2001
4 reviews
97 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The 30-day Cape Town to Dover cruise on the Ocean Princess was a great adventure, and it really made me fall in love with Princess' small ships. I’ve been wanting to go on a West Africa cruise since Princess first started them in ... Read more
cruiseman101
Member Since 2006
1 review
15 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed April 2015
April 3 - Jun 5, 2015 Asia/Africa (62 days) Ship condition- (rating: 4) - old, small, cabin small, air conditioning is terrible, - no theatre. All shows are in sitting room style. So if you sit in the back, you are ... Read more
seafarer69
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
What was to be a memorable voyage on the Ocean Princess started badly even before we embarked. You can always be sure that when things begin poorly that is the way they usually continue! Let me first say that my wife and I are so ... Read more
cboyle
Member Since 2002
20 reviews
1,013 forum post
0 helpful votes
PORTS OF CALL Singapore; Phuket, Thailand; Yangon, Myanmar (Rangoon, Burma); Colombo, Sri Lanka; Cochin, India; Mumbai, India; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles Islands; Port Louis, Mauritius; Durban, South Africa; ... Read more
dutchopa
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
77 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
we travelled only on this ship from Sydney to Singapore 20 day cruise and we loved it the ship has a class of its own, stylish friendly great staff and cruise director excellent . Service and quality of food was excellent ,the staff could ... Read more
JackovSpades
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
We have just returned from our cruise on the Ocean Princess. Started and finished in Papeete Tahiti, and visited Huahine, Rangora, Raiatea, Bora Bora, and Moorea. Most people's flights arrive in Tahiti before 6.30 a.m. Princess offer for ... Read more
Treasure Hunter
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2015
We arrived early and stayed two and a half nights at the Intercontinental .We booked on our own ( not the Princess package and had private transfers through hotel which avoided having to wait for anyone to show up late with arrival at ... Read more
Steeplechase
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
41 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2015
We cruised out of Fort Lauderdale heading towards Tahiti on this perfectly sized ship, if you love the pizzazz and excitement of a 4000+ passengership you may not like The Ocean Princess. She is due to be retired from the Princess Line in ... Read more
letsgo4
Member Since 2009
1 review
5 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2015
Much more relaxing than our typical cruise. We are usually taking lengthy and or strenuous excursions in every port of call, but on this itinerary there is not a lot to do besides snorkeling (excellent!), island tours, and the like. Not ... Read more
idratherbesailing
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2015
We recently spent 5 days on land in Tahiti and 10 days at sea in French Polynesia aboard Ocean Princess. The true paradise was aboard ship. If you have a chance to sail on this wonderful small ship before she is delivered to Paul Gauguin ... Read more
Fsulaw1
Member Since 2014
1 review
78 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2015
I booked this cruise, like most everyone on it, for the stop in Easter Island. I have sailed the Ocean 5 other times because of the itinerary and this was our 45th Princess cruise! I prefer the larger ships because there are more things ... Read more
snorkeller
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We choose the Caribbean Connoisseur which was a voyage lasting 14 days and departing on December 19, 2014, with Princess Cruises for that it offered the best itinerary to visit the Caribbean (St. Thomas, St. Barthelemy, St. Kitts and ... Read more
cdb5556
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2014
Taking the Ocean Princess on a month long Mediterranean/repositioning cruise from Athens to Ft. Lauderdale was a wonderful choice for our recent vacation. The highlights were the personnel on board, which considering that we were on board ... Read more

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