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Princess Cruises doesn't set out to dazzle with gimmickry (no bumper cars at sea, ropes courses or simulated surf pools for this Princess), and it's never wanted (or needed) to. The line opts for a more ...
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Tupolevtrident
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We had been on the sister ship, the Regal Princess, last year and thoroughly enjoyed it so this time we chose the Royal Princess. The ship was almost as good with a great cabin, good food and excellent service, particularly our cabin ... Read more
VikingExplorer
Member Since 2012
12 reviews
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
TRANSATLANTIC TO PORTUGAL, GIBRALTAR AND SPAIN ON "ROYAL PRINCESS", APRIL 2016 BACKGROUND: Transatlantic crossings are my idea of a wonderful way to begin or end a European cruise, and this Princess cruise itinerary offered ... Read more
Cruz4Sun
Member Since 2007
15 reviews
200 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Royal Princess – April 22-May 7, 2016 Spanish Passage My husband and I approached our first transatlantic cruise with a mixture of excitement and trepidation. Would we go stir crazy with 7 solid sea days at the beginning of the ... Read more
rkjkcruise
Member Since 2011
1 review
37 forum posts
3 helpful votes
It took one hour to get on the ship.I guess we all had the same idea to get on early. Our room C510 was a perfect location It was a deluxe balcony room.The dining room's food was just ok.I liked the food in the Horizon Court better.The ... Read more
metosc
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
23 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We did not explore Ft. Lauderdale before we embarked. We have lived there, so no need to tour around. The only real negative was that there was a huge line for embarkation. It was probably the worst in all of our cruises. We flew in to ... Read more

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eileen@eileenboylen.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I were looking for an extended cruise to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary and we had not visited most of the ports on the Southern Caribbean itinerary. Overall, we enjoyed the experience. The ship is beautiful! We ... Read more
Dianna1962
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
I loved The Caribbean Princess so I thought I couldn't go wrong with Princess. Boy, was I wrong. This ship is like an experiment gone wrong. Take all the bad ideas on all my previous cruises and put them all together, and I found it in one ... Read more
terran_explr
Member Since 2011
7 reviews
4 forum posts
16 helpful votes
My purpose in writing this review of the Royal Princess is to give future guests some insight on the 10-day Southern Caribbean cruise and to provide helpful tips that could save you time or money on your future cruise. My wife and I have ... Read more
zashi99
Member Since 2013
1 review
17 forum posts
18 helpful votes
This was my 15th cruise overall, and 8th cruise on Princess. We were onboard for the 10 night eastern Caribbean itinerary. I have generally been very pleased with Princess cruises, and this was my first cruise on the Royal sized ship. In ... Read more
raeowen
Member Since 2014
1 review
72 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Loved the ship although the food was a huge disappointment and the cruise directing staff lacked enthusiasm. Also seemed like there were less entertainment options compared to other cruises I've been on. Getting off the ship was crazy ... Read more

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kroozchick
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
5 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Myself and DH have cruised several times before both on Princess and Royal Caribbean (once on costa unfortunately) . We tend to favour the larger RC ships and enjoyed our time on Quantum last year. We chose Royal Princess this time for the ... Read more
Grahambragg
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This is our second Princess cruise and we decided to do a 20 day back-to-back Caribbean cruise to save on air fares from the UK. The ship itself looked great both outside and in. Princess cruises seem to have achieved a really good blend ... Read more
hockey1963
Member Since 2014
1 review
61 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We decided we wanted to try a more adult friendly cruise and the ports were what we were looking for as well as a new cruise line and new ship. This was our first Princess cruise but not our first cruise. Most unfriendly staff ever on ... Read more
RoMoAhoy
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
This was our 7th cruise. We have sailed Disney, Norwegian, Carnival, Celebrity and Holland America. We are new to cruising and want to experience all the major lines before settling on one or two. Friends had encouraged us to try ... Read more
Sunluvr27
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
7 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We are long time Princess cruisers (family of four) and we were delighted to cruise on the relatively new Royal Princess. I won't go into embarkation details since as Preferred Guests, it was easy for us. But I will say to allow time if ... Read more

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Ms. Mariner
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
I will confess right away - my experience cruising has been on Carnival (yes, the Party Boat) and on the now-defunct Dolphin Line. My husband and I are Young Seniors and we travel with our friends, like-minded Young Seniors. We do not ... Read more
Grizzat
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
Our group of five travelers took the 10 Day Southern Caribbean cruise on the Royal Princess out of Fort Lauderdale starting on March 23rd. We had a range of age groups represented from 12 years old up to 79 years old. Arrived and ... Read more
cruisinalong001
Member Since 2007
1 review
416 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
caveat- we ate anytime dining and always arrived before 6 PM and shared a table. We are seniors with about 10 cruises under our belt. Contrary to most of the reviews of this ship, we thought the dining room food was quite good. We were ... Read more
piper61
Member Since 2008
3 reviews
130 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
The ship is beautiful and well designed. I especially enjoyed the Piazza International Cafe with it's specialty coffees, gourmet sandwiches and desserts. We used Anytime Dining every night, always joining others at a table for eight. ... Read more
lorenzod
Member Since 2008
20 reviews
2,690 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We took advantage of Princess's Drop and Go special pricing. We noticed an e-mail offer on the Thursday before the Sunday sailing on the Royal Princess. We did exactly that . We Dropped all our scheduled activities for the following 10 ... Read more

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MsLBW
Member Since 2014
1 review
10 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We took a 10 Day Caribbean cruise on the Royal Princess out of Fort Lauderdale from March 13th through March 23rd 2016. From the moment we board the ship we were in awe and amazement of how beautiful she was on the inside. We were ... Read more
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rfs
Member Since 2006
1 review
24 forum posts
4 helpful votes
The remodel they did to this ship in 2013 turned out perfect. Our groups loved the new piazza and staircases....as well as the changes on the Lido deck - with colored water shows over the pool area set to music, and the interesting ... Read more
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SkyMaster
Member Since 2004
5 reviews
6,605 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
We sailed Royal Princess for ten days, March 13th through March 23rd. Embarkation was relatively painless, considering the amount of people boarding. Our cabin was ready when we boarded about noon, and after dropping the luggage, we ... Read more
bigbill46
Member Since 2012
1 review
17 forum posts
1 helpful vote
WOW, what a change for the worse. We did two cruises on the Royal in 2014 (Caribbean and Halifax) and then the world cruise on the Pacific Princess in 2015. Perhaps we got spoiled on the Pacific Princess yet there were things on this ... Read more
Pink flamingo52
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
82 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was our second time on the Royal and we loved it! We had an interior room and was surprised with the amount of space to store our clothes. The ship was spotless. Staff were welcoming and friendly. The food was fabulous! Our ... Read more

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