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Crown Princess
Crown Princess
Member Name: raidoc
Cruise Date: April 2011
Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Destination: Western Caribbean
Cabin Category: AA
Cabin Number:
Booking Method: Cruise Line
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Member Rating   2.0 out of 5+
Dining 4.0
Public Rooms 3.0
Cabins 2.0
Entertainment 4.0
Spa & Fitness 2.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions 2.0
Embarkation 5.0
Service 3.0
Value-for-Money 2.0
Rates 2.0
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Very dissapointing venues
Grand Cayman, Cozumel and their own beach resort - Honduras was missed as weather too rough to dock.

All three ports just a tourist nightmare...we felt we were in an Airport Duty Free Mall. No charm and all geared for tourists. Had we known we would never have gone. Had Pricness been more forthright in their decriptions we would have realised it did not suit us! Yes the water was reasonably nice albeit extremely crowded everywhere, but one does not need to travel 7 days to get a nice 2 hour swim.

The onboard pricess shopping guru leacturing in the princess must have been on commission as she was selling the duty free shops as if there was nothing better in the world...and trust me there is! We walked out pretty disgusted at the high activity sales pitch.

The ship OK but getting old. Service oh-hum with staff not as good as other princess cruises we went on other than the Maitre D and the Head Chef who were stand-outs. In other deparpments like the sommelier - they were selling the heck out of their wine tastings and then giving pretty ordinary and cheap wines, with the sommelier actually getting quite a bit of his lecture wrong. Dissapointing and waste of time...why do things at all if badly?

This was really the story of all the ship other vthan the Dining and kitchen area...the staff were harried, not overly knowleadgeable and missing depth of service. Ie the Spa had dirty glasses all over, was not overly clean and had more showers not working than actually working! The room (in our case the best level of mini-suite) was basically dirty and needing repair accross a lot of areas. Also the steward albeit polite was not attentive at all. Story of the ship.


Publication Date: 05/12/11
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