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One of Princess' largest ships, this 3,080-passenger vessel pioneered some of the line's most popular features, including an adults-only sun deck and a three-story central piazza that's great for ...
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jmwinters
Member Since 2010
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Never ever purchase pictures from your princess cruise. the pools were freezing cold, the food was below average, the service was wal-mart grade. They attracted us because of the price, however they gouge you when you are on the ship. ... Read more
carstensens
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
My wife and best friend of 35 years and I are avid cruisers. We believe that cruising is the best vacation in the world. How good can it get - spend days cruising the oceans on a Princess Cruise luxury ship and then every day or so, ... Read more
Kafed
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The Crown Princess cruise from LA to Mexico last week was truly fabulous! 2015 is Princess' 50th anniversary and that was the theme throughout the cruise. The Love Boat celebration was everywhere, the deck party and balloon drop in ... Read more
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bcnvcanada
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
1,148 forum post
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
This was our fourth cruise on the Crown Princess this year 2015, and what a disappointment it was. We were disappointed with the staff. The cabin, had several Chinese papers in it. A set of 3 pound bar bells under the bed, and something ... Read more
dag144
Member Since 2007
12 reviews
341 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Firstly let me introduce myself. This having been my 54th cruise (none less than seven days) I am no chicken, but not a complainer either. This was our tenth Princess cruise and our second on the Crown. We were on the Crown about two ... Read more

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Travelbug50
Member Since 2003
3 reviews
151 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
This was our 8th cruise, 3rd on Princess. We flew to LA the day before the cruise and stayed in at Wingate hotel near LAX. From reading recommendations on this website, we chose Karmel Shuttle to/from the port and were very pleased with ... Read more
clgcruising34!
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We sailed on the Crown Princess a few years back and really enjoyed this ship. This time around, although there were some exceptions, we felt the ship has been downgraded from a plush ship to a mediocre ship. The staff ws friendly, but ... Read more
sanmarcosman
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
2,195 forum posts
1 helpful vote
What a disappointment this cruise was due to the lack of hospitality from the service staff and the low food quality. We really wanted to enjoy Princess and while the decor of the public spaces charmed us the overall vibe given off by the ... Read more
gregjm
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
218 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our 13th cruise since 2008. We have sailed on various Princess ships six times; Celebrity six times and once on Royal Caribbean. It has been five years since we were on a Princess cruise, so we were looking forward to our ... Read more
CRUISE_MAVEN
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Not only were there multiple unsatisfactory experiences on the ship, others and we found complaining to shipboard staff and cruise line management on board were ineffective; although contact with Princess home office was achieved, it sadly ... Read more

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couple of cruisers
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Crown Princess depart LA (San Pedro) to Hawaii and then on to South Pacific islands. Rm A243. Stayed prior to cruise at Crown Plaza and they shuttled to the ship on embarkation morning. Excellent hotel and close to piers. Crown ... Read more
SoCalTraveler
Member Since 2011
7 reviews
176 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Review of Crown Princess sailing October 10, 2015: Bottom Line: Would we do this cruise again? Yes. Embarkation Day: Embarkation was scheduled for 1:30 p.m. We arrived in the parking lot at 1:00 p.m. with a scheduled ... Read more
annie99
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
106 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
The ship itself was in fine condition. The only thing I thought was poor was the food in the Horizon Court and guest services ,but the itinerary was great. We flew into LAX a few days early and stayed at the Westin Long Beach pre cruise as ... Read more
GOT2CTHEWORLD
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2015
We cruised with the Crown Princess on 10/3 and this was our second time with Princess. While we loved the itinerary of this cruise, really enjoyed the shore excursions, the food, as well as the activities and people we met, we were let ... Read more
HowieD
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
We took the October 3 7-night Pacific Coastal Princess cruise out of L.A. (San Pedro) to San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Ensenada Mexico, and San Diego on the Crown Princess. Here are a few of our observations: EMBARKATION and ... Read more

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17maskonawall
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
How did the man with very hairy underarms & chest without a shirt bring his food into the Horizon Café ? How did this go un-noticed by crew members serving drinks and clearing dishes from tables? GROSS!!!!!!!!!!!!! Concerning ... Read more
holmad
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
1 forum post
0 helpful votes
2nd time on the Crown and we can't fault it, everything is perfect. It is a little expensive for us Brits. The trips were a letdown, they weren't cheap and the seemed quite rushed. The best one was at Puerto Vallarta with lots of things to ... Read more
gold19g
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Went on the 10-day cruise from Los Angeles to the Mexican Riviera on the Crown Princess. First, I read all of the reviews. Ranged from GREAT to POOR. As usual, the reality is somewhere in between. Embarkation: TERRIBLE ! Princess is ... Read more
cormike1
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
1,940 forum post
0 helpful votes
We had a great time on the Crown for the Mexican Riviera cruise. Embarkation was terrible though and not a great start to our vacation. Supposedly the computers went down (does that not seem the excuse used when things are slow) on one ... Read more
davecrack
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Background My wife and I are in our mid 30s and have two young children both under 3. We are avid cruisers and typically cruise on longer voyages ( 7+ days). We live in the los Angeles area and this cruise was a given as we have flying ... Read more

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FengShui@Sea
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
4,392 forum posts
0 helpful votes
As background this was our 48th cruise, and we have previously sailed on all the major lines including Princess. I would consider us a little more critical of our cruise because we have had some wonderful experiences to compare to. ... Read more
talltex3
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
I had high hopes for this cruse having raved about the 2 previous and reading all the perfect reviews. Ok the good. Food was some of the best. Loved the bed one of the best ones I have been on Princess. Entertainment was very ... Read more
rss111
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
Embarkation: Surprisingly exhausting. We all got bumped from the new terminal (27?) because a Salesforce conference had docked a ship there to serve conference attendees. So we embarked at some old barn-like structure that had me ... Read more
Greymeowsr
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
411 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
There were 5 in our party (yes, one was a single and had to pay double) and we're in our 60s. We have cruised on NCL, RCCL, and CCL before. For cleanliness, style, service, and FOOD this was by far the best cruise we have ever taken. ... Read more
Robbiebe
Member Since 2009
1 review
7 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was my 14th cruise and 4th Princess Cruise. My last 3 were with Princess and in a period of approximately 1 year. I had previously seen a review about the ship looking worn and stains etc. in some of the rooms. I checked with ... Read more

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