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4,684 Princess Caribbean Cruise Reviews
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tioalmsp
Member Since 2015
1 review
33 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
Things that met or exceeded my expectations. 1. The piazza, beautiful space with something going on all the time. 2. The retreat pool, it's a good size pool with plenty of space to lounge around and with no kids 3. The food on board. The ... Read more
canusa
Member Since 2007
1 review
288 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
10 days eastern Caribbean cruise. Nice ship, the new centre stairs were great. Chefs Table Lumiere was an amazing experience. The Crown Grill and Ultimate balcony dinner were also very good. We only ate at the buffet and the food was good ... Read more
Edgey6001
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our first ever cruise and we decided to go on the Royal Princess for our honeymoon. Having never cruised before we were apprehensive but we loved every minute of it! We started off by spending 4 nights in a nice apartment in ... Read more
Kiczinger
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our 6th cruise but our first on Princess. The food, in general, was lackluster. The one exception to that was the specialty restaurant The Crown Grill. The food and service there was outstanding. Also, the excursions were also ... Read more
dumplin48
Member Since 2016
1 review
The food was very good. We enjoyed dining in the Island Dining room. The maitreD was very helpful and so was the wait staff. Our room steward was excellent. We had a problem with the Happy Hour at the Club Fusion. Most times it ... Read more
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ratso999
Member Since 2013
7 reviews
4 forum posts
We've taken over 41 cruises, most of them on Princess. We've never had a bad Princess cruise so we keep coming back. The Royal Princess just had come out of drydock and two nice changes were found. They converted the emergency ... Read more
Happygolucky16
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Well the ship its self is magnificent....in all her glory!! What's changed: well last year I would say the average age on board was 45....this tie more Ike 65!!! Princess...a few years you'll be out of business!!! We decided to t for ... Read more
Princess traveller
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Love Princess cruises. The Regal ship is large and has a roomy feeling. Beautiful layouts. Food, entertainment and service was the best ever. The cruise director Martin was superb. He had such a great sense of humour as well. The ... Read more
WhiteRockMike
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We are relative newbies to cruising. Did an Alaska cruise about 17 years ago on Royal Caribbean with our kids and my wife's parents (we live in Vancouver so it was convenient). Then no cruising till April this year, when my wife and I ... Read more
nojoke
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
512 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This cruise was 10 days long--just the right length for us. And it was within driving distance for us. And, best of all, the price was right. Embarkation was quick--we arrived at about 1:30 after enjoying lunch on shore with family. ... Read more
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Disappointed in Florida
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We just sailed on the Regal Princess to the Western Caribbean. We had never sailed the Princess line before and so only have Celebrity, Disney and Carnival to compare this particular cruise. To say we were underwhelmed would be an ... Read more
Ohnine
Member Since 2015
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and time we wanted to go. As Princess Captain's Circle members, we were disappointed with the cruise overall. There were multiple places on the ship where the toilets were not working, one ... Read more
Loobyloo11
Member Since 2010
1 review
We booked a 2 night pre cruise package at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina. Our room was not ready at 9.45pm and we did not get in their until after midnight, unacceptable when we had been travelling for over 22 hrs. So our cruise did ... Read more
SailAwayGuys
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
4 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
10-day Southern Caribbean Repositioning Cruise Brooklyn, New York to Ft. Lauderdale Visiting St. Maarten, Antigua and Bonaire The Regal Princess lives up to her name. She’s regal, beautiful and very, very big. Upon ... Read more
Sea further
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
My sister and I recently retired. The celebration was awesome, weather wasn't. It didn't damper our mood at all. Was a wonderful experience, between the cruisers and the staff. I never realized they are all merchant marines. Entertainers ... Read more
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jrzebird
Member Since 2006
1 review
4,454 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
I am Elite on Princess and I absolutely love this cruise and have done this itinerary 6 times, and have already booked next year's. There is a large group (growing larger each year) who make a point to take this cruise. We met on Cruise ... Read more
drtravel47
Member Since 2010
13 reviews
629 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Embarkation While I could’ve taken the Elite line, it snaked around the hall, while the “regular” line was very quick. No brainer. Unfortunately, after we got our cruise cards, it took a long time to get upstairs to ... Read more
agenda9
Member Since 2008
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
While this was my 11th cruise, it was my first on Princess. Our ship departed from Brooklyn on October 27th with three stops in the Caribbean before disembarkation in Fort Lauderdale. Overall I like the ship. The food in the main ... Read more
nanor5
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We chose this cruise to visit some islands we had not been to, and to snorkel their reefs. This was our first Princess cruise and our first 10 day cruise. The embarkation process was a breeze, and we went directly to lunch and ... Read more
DiTomCruisers
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
636 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Repositioning from NYC to the Caribbean aboard the wonderful Regal Princess Summation – • We had a wonderful repositioning, 10-night cruise from NYC to Ft Lauderdale. Details will be included after the Summation We ... Read more
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jaynak
Member Since 2004
9 reviews
476 forum posts
NYC to FLL via Regal Princess - with 2 pre-cruise nights in NYC. We were on the very, very early morning flight from Edmonton to Toronto to Laguardia Airport. Perfect flights, connections and timing with Air Canada. Can't say enough good ... Read more
RonfrSmithtown
Member Since 2016
1 review
My wife & I chose this particular transitional cruise because it left from our home port of NYC to the Caribbean, because it was fairly reasonable & it avoided flying both ways from it's final port of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Since we ... Read more
theartfulpen
Member Since 2010
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Sailed Princess Cruises many times. Chose 10 day Eastern Caribbean just because my husband and I love to cruise. Embarkation was smooth (Elite Status) and luggage arrived very quick. (Impressive) Cabin was clean. No working air ... Read more
Cruisinhomes
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We chose The Royal Princess, as good friends who are avid cruisers highly recommended it. We arrived at the Ft. Lauderdale port at around noon and the traffic was a nightmare, as our transfer took 45 minutes to reach the offloading ... Read more
Ms Marius
Member Since 2014
1 review
9 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
Honestly, the reason I went on this particular trip was because I tagged along with a friend who was going on this cruise. Three of us shared a balcony stateroom and there was plenty of room, as long as we coordinated our movements. We ... Read more
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