Subscribe today
Get Cruise Critic in your inbox

Royal Princess Cruise Review by jaybirde

Home > Reviews > Member Reviews > Royal Princess Cruise Review by jaybirde
Royal Princess
Royal Princess
Member Name: jaybirde
Cruise Date: May 2014
Embarkation: Copenhagen
Destination: Baltic & Northern Europe
Cabin Category:
Cabin Number: B409
Booking Method:
See More About: Royal Princess Cruise Reviews | Baltic & Northern Europe Cruise Reviews | Princess Cruise Deals
Member Rating   5.0 out of 5+
Dining 4.0
Public Rooms 4.0
Cabins 4.0
Entertainment 3.0
Spa & Fitness 4.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions 4.0
Embarkation 4.0
Service 4.0
Value-for-Money 5.0
Rates Not Rated
Write a cruise review!

Show the Lowest Price
Departure Month
Please select at least one vendor.
Avoya Travel
Travelocity.com
Onboard.com
Direct Line Cruises
Cruise.com
iCruise.com
American Discount Cruises
Sponsored Links:

red arrow


Ship Facts: Royal Princess Review (by Cruise Critic!) | Royal Princess Deck Plans
Crowded, but a nice cruise

After reading so many reviews about the bad things on the Royal, I was pleasantly surprised that all the "bad" things weren't nearly as bad as had been written. The toilet paper holder - no problem what-so-ever. Yes the ship would have been better with stairs at mid-ship. The check-in wasn't a problem and this was just our fourth Princess cruise. The food quality was good, not over the top, but good. The service was very attentive and the best part was that even in very rough seas, you NEVER felt the ship sway very much. This would be a ship first time cruisers should use.

Yes the balconies were smaller than on other ships, but we got an angled balcony so it was adequate. You couldn't have dinner on the smaller balconies. The new configuration of the mini-suite is smaller, but it was still big enough to not feel cramped.

The biggest nice surprise was how good the food was at the Crown Grill. We got there early and got a window table, so having the bar next to the restaurant was no problem. My ribeye was very nice and my wife's filet was excellent. They even brought was the lamb which my wife was thinking about, and it was also fantastic.

The highlight was the Chef's table dinner. We got invited the first night after our request, and the setting, presentation and the food were all over the top.


Publication Date: 06/18/14
More Royal Princess Cruise Reviews

Read the previous Royal Princess review Read the next Royal Princess review

Like This Review?



Register for a Meet & Mingle!
More Baltic & Northern Europe Cruise Reviews
Cruise Critic's Royal Princess Review
Princess Cruise Deals
Princess Message Board
Write a cruise review!
About UsAdvertisingEditorial DisclaimerPress
PrivacySite MapStoreSubscribe
X

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add news@cruisecritic.com to your address book.

We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.