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writedesign
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
57 forum posts
14 helpful votes
7th cruise with Princess, 4th to Alaska – Princess is just the right amount of nice and value. The Grand used to be #1 in the industry and now it’s criticized as old. There’s some rust spots and sagging furniture but ... Read more
gino138
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 helpful votes
It was our second cruise with Princess Cruises(The first one was with Pacific Princess in French Polynesia). We found the ship in overall good shape. I did not notice that we weer more than 2600 cruisers since the ship is so big. The ... Read more
Fezndids
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
8 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as we wanted to go somewhere special to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. We have done nine cruises before but this was our first time with Princess, and as it was a special occasion we decided to treat ourselves ... Read more
Savvy Waveriders
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
29 forum posts
13 helpful votes
We went directly to the ship from the airport, since we had been to San Fran. several times. Embarkation and disembarkation is a smooth operation at this port. It was a beautiful day to be sailing under the Golden Gate bridge! This ... Read more
piratequeen2
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
My first cruise and I thought it was great. The main reason we choose this cruise was it departed from San Francisco. Since I live in the Bay Area it was so easy to get to the ship. The embarkation and disembarkation was very easy. I ... Read more
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pugnutz
Member Since 2006
1 review
18 forum posts
17 helpful votes
My husband and I have sailed three times previously, all with other cruise lines, and we wanted to give Princess a try. We chose the 10 day Mexican itinerary so that we could have a few extra relaxing sea days. The embarkation process ... Read more
cannytraveller
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
16 helpful votes
We chose the Grand Princess cruise, leaving San Francisco to Mexico, as we have always been extremely satisfied with the Princess ships and as we live close to San Francisco, this cruise made sense, in that we would not have to deal with ... Read more
Disney Walker
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
50 forum posts
6 helpful votes
My husband and I have sailed with Princess several times and we selected this cruise to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary. As cruises go, this was average +. The ship could use a few upgrades and perhaps a few more shows other ... Read more
TheMillerBoys
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
37 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
What went wrong??!? Two days before we started the trip I called Princess to find out how to change the credit card we had registered (I used a debit card for the initial purchase, but wanted the safety of a credit card for on-board ... Read more
marlowe
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
1 helpful vote
My husband and I chose this cruise as a way to Seattle. We would disembark in Vancouver and then take a train to Seattle. Also, we usually took Amtrak Coast Starlight from Los Angeles to Seattle and since we enjoy cruising, we thought we ... Read more
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mmculvers@att.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
San Francisco is close to home easy to get to and the price was right . Getting on to the boat went smooth and fast for how many people where to get on the boat . Once we got on we got to eat right away and the staff was very helpful once ... Read more
Knickearth
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
167 forum posts
20 helpful votes
first time back on the Grand in years. Not expecting too much and so very pleasantly surprised. Food was plentiful (of course) and good. Really loved all the movies that I had missed this past year. Only regret was they were not ... Read more
dndparadise@att.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
This was our 16th cruise, having sailed previously on Carnival, RC, Holland America, and Celebrity. This was our second Pacific Coastal cruise, having done another on Celebrity a year or two ago. Nearly everything about the cruise ... Read more
Offenbachrm
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We booked this cruise at the last minute, and after reading some of the reviews on this site, we were a little anxious. We were pleasantly surprised and had a wonderful cruise. We love leaving from San Francisco, because we don't have ... Read more
maxtek
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
43 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The Horizon Buffet was not up to standard. Almost the same food types everyday with just a little difference. IT was better to eat in the dinning rooms or at the Alfedo's. The breakfast outside with the waffles as just perfect. The ... Read more
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edfel
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
14 helpful votes
This is our 9th Cruise and since we live in the Bay Area, it was great that embarkation was at Pier 27 in San Francisco. We took the Royal Princess Maiden voyage from Europe and we were impressed by the service. Thus we decided to go with ... Read more
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Sunlover48
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
5 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Living near San Francisco, it is so convenient to cruise in and out of The City. Embarkation and disembarkation went smoothly enough; some sitting around; I don't mind, I watch people. There are always people who complain as it is never ... Read more
sonotechsue
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This is our 2nd cruise with Princess and it was a nice cruise. I think we prefer Carnival though because we have 2 kids and like to have fun. The kids club is way better on Carnival and I thought the food was better there as well. ... Read more
Gardener222
Member Since 2011
8 reviews
2 forum posts
29 helpful votes
Last month my husband and I did the 10 Mexico Cruise on Grand. We are platinum with Princess and chose this cruise as it was round trip our of San Francisco which eliminated flying. This was my 4th cruise on Grand, I did 30 days in 3-2013, ... Read more
sepam
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
7 forum posts
13 helpful votes
We booked this because we enjoy the resort feeling of days at sea. We begin our day early with specialty coffee at the International Cafe. After walking have a leisurely breakfast in the Horizon Court, love their waffles. Zumba is a ... Read more
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SonomaCA
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
2 forum posts
13 helpful votes
The ship and itinerary are very nice, but the overall on board experience and crew disappointed. I know the prices are very reasonable, but it seemed that Princess had cut back on quality since a similar trip 2 years ago. Our mid ship ... Read more
Holgerdanske
Member Since 2005
1 review
98 forum posts
19 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We have taken this itinerary several times with Princess, but this was the first time on the Grand Princess. We live right across the Bay from the cruise terminal and took BART and the F-line to the ship. The new cruise terminal was very ... Read more
Shaggydoggy
Member Since 2014
1 review
27 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Sailed out of SF which was so nice: easy embarkation, close parking ($18/day), beautiful weather! Princess has done a great job with their embarkation & disembarkation process- both so very smooth. They have 'progressive' check-in and ... Read more
DennisMacD
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed February 2016
In our late 70's and living in Marin, Princess spoiles us with their new terminal in San Francisco. It's so easy to board & go, and depart the ship back in San Francisco. The 10-night Mexican Riviera cruise was great. The Grand ... Read more
wangfam
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2016
We had always wanted to go along the Mexican Coast, so took this cruise when Princess returned to the area. Embarkation was smooth and easy, efficient and seamless; as was disembarking. We choose to walk off with our bags. Food was ... Read more
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