Ruby Princess Cruise Review by suegab: Not as good as I hoped
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Not as good as I hoped
Destination: Eastern Caribbean
Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
we went on our honeymoon cruise to the Caribbean. we had heard how super fantastic that princess was , so we were expecting over the top experiences. it wasn't as great as i had hoped. was it bad, no..but personally i think that royal Caribbean was better. the buffet food was ok, some was just awful. hard cold pancakes, cold food and some that were just nasty tasting. the dining room had some days were there really wasn't anything on the menu we wanted so we went with items that were on the any day you want to have it list like fettucini alfredo. we had gelato at their coffee bar thing and it was not good at all. dinner rolls were cold hard and dry.
the music that played at the piazza was a group with accordion, piano, bass and violin. it sounded like they were playing in different tempos every time they played. especially the accordion. if they played in unison, it would be OK. otherwise it was just grating on the ears.
the balcony breakfast was really nice. we More enjoyed that. the 'crown grill' dinner was nice, but not sure it was worth the cover charge. the waiter who only seemed to have a few tables seemed so frazzled, running here and there. they said that they were completely booked for the entire cruise for both of the specialty restaurants, yet when you walked by the crown grill at dinner time , almost every table was empty. the maitre d said that they have 20 diners at one time. most of that time there were maybe 10 people there that we could see. Less
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