Exceeded my expectations: Crown Princess Cruise Review by drbrainiac
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Exceeded my expectations
Destination: Western Caribbean
Once we were aboard, there were no further problems. My expectations were exceeded at every turn and by every crew member with whom we had contact. Our room steward was an absolute delight, as were the dining staff, More bartenders, dealers and other crew in the various venues where we spent time. The ship was beautiful, the suite spacious (including a jacuzzi tub!) and the food was delicious. The head waiter even brought me the next evening's menu every night so the chefs could prepare whatever I wanted gluten free, per my dietary restrictions.
Our disembarkation was smooth too. We chose express carry-off, so we retained our luggage and carried it out ourselves. We walked out of the suite at 7:08 am, walked down to our lounge area and had time for 1 cup of coffee before they called us to the gangway. I already had the customs form filled out and we breezed through customs, waited 5 minutes for the parking lot shuttle and were loaded in my car pulling out of the parking lot by 7:45. Can't ask for smoother than that!
We enjoyed ourselves so much that even my husband, who has never been interested in travel or doing much more than anchoring the sofa, had a great time and even put down a deposit for an Alaska sailing in summer 2014. He's even talking about taking other cruises after that. I have to thank Princess for giving my husband the travel bug. We're looking forward to sailing again & again. Less
Cabin review: S6C750 Vista Suite with Balcony
I wish there was a place to upload photos because our suite was gorgeous! St. Kitts (C750) was a huge suite with premium everything - walk in closet, 2 TVs DVD player, big balcony with teak table 4 chairs & 2 chaise lounges, separate toilet room, 2 vanities, full size marble shower and full size jacuzzi tub with luxury spa amenities - separate sitting area, bar area, mini fridge - the works. Canapes were delivered every evening - including handmade chocolates one night. There were 2 arrangements of fresh flowers in the room and turndown service every night with chocolates on the bed. The accommodations were top of the line deluxe priority everything and were so spoiled and pampered that we didn't want to come home!Read All Vista Suite with Balcony (S6) Reviews >>
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