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1,684 Princess Family Cruise Reviews

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North Van Cruiser
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Quick one day repositioning cruise to Seattle from Vancouver on the May long weekend for Canadians. Embarkation took an hour although I heard it took later arrivals a few hours, the key is to know what kind of traffic the port will be ... Read more
Lollipop's Mom
Member Since 2005
5 reviews
516 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed one week ago
I have been on about 15 cruises in the past. I have done 3 of these 1 night cruises from Vancouver to Seattle. We find it a quick and fun getaway. I have done 2 on NCL and 1 on Princess prior to this. I have sailed RCI, Disney, NCL, ... Read more
leahtew@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my seventh cruise - and my second Alaskan cruise. Thankfully, we had BEAUTIFUL weather and were able to greatly enjoy Alaska, which is always wonderful. Otherwise, I would have been extremely disappointed with this trip. ... Read more
Tupolevtrident
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
We had been on the sister ship, the Regal Princess, last year and thoroughly enjoyed it so this time we chose the Royal Princess. The ship was almost as good with a great cabin, good food and excellent service, particularly our cabin ... Read more
maddigs
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Booked this cruise without hesitation after a princess cruise two years ago which was outstanding. First problem occurred with the lifeboat drill, it took forever , the muster point we were at had very little seating which meant sveral ... Read more

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cannytraveller
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose the Grand Princess cruise, leaving San Francisco to Mexico, as we have always been extremely satisfied with the Princess ships and as we live close to San Francisco, this cruise made sense, in that we would not have to deal with ... Read more
holibil
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This cruise was selected because 1we enjoy the canaries 2 we had travelled on princess previously and had be very satisfied. the transport (eavesway) were two hours plus late in picking us up. not a good start. wehad to be rushed ... Read more
kingpower
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Hi went on Emerald Princess 26/04/2016 from Southampton getting onboard brilliant cabin excellent new beds are fantastic entertainment acceptable condition of ship even after refit average then lets break down the actual living on ship ... Read more
jaynak
Member Since 2004
8 reviews
465 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My review of the Star Princess April 2016 - 10 nights CALIFORNIA COASTAL. First let me say that despite a couple glitches, this was a WONDERFUL cruise that I wouldn't hesitate to recommend or even re-take! BOARDING IN Vancouver at ... Read more
holidaysrustoo
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We were cruising because my wife recently turned 50, it was her dream to go on a tropical cruise. We departed Singapore with Freemantle as the destination. Tuesday 19th April 2016, Everything was fine when we boarded the SUN PRINCESS ... Read more

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Heart n Soul
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our first cruise with Princess, and we chose the Sun Princess because we wanted to return from Singapore on the 19th April, back to our home town of Fremantle. We were very impressed, with our inside cabin, the staff, the ... Read more
FILBERTSTREET
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
The Sun Princess basically should be scrapped. It is well past its use by date even after a two week $30 Million refit. The only two things that it had going for it were it's general staff, whom were fantastic all of them and the food ... Read more
bigjoe001
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
39 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Short itinerary and date was ideal - especially as we went as far South as Lisbon. Travelled down a couple of days in advance just to elongate the holiday, stayed near Romsey at the Potter Heron Hotel - very good, visited Romsey Abbey, ... Read more
Clampram
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
103 forum posts
12 helpful votes
We were on the Regal April 10 -17 for a Western Caribbean itinerary. Prior to the cruise, we spent 3 nights at the Residence Inn in Fort Lauderdale, which was a great way to relax. We enjoyed watching manatees off of their dock while ... Read more
Rhode Island Red
Member Since 2010
1 review
46 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I had never cruised Princess before and wanted to give it a try. I probably won't go this route again, unless it's a VERY good deal. The food was very good most of the time in the dining room. Desserts were very good. Wait service was ... Read more

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1emerald1
Member Since 2014
1 review
185 forum posts
12 helpful votes
This was the tale of two cruises. The good days were really good and the bad days were really bad. I have been so excited for this cruise but unfortunately we had a norovirus outbreak and I got it the second day of the cruise. Upon ... Read more
Coreace
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as our 10 year anniversary cruise. It was one of the smoothest seas that i have seen in my past 9 cruises. The staff on the Island Princess was great and friendly. We enjoyed eating at Alfred's (Inside Sabatini's at ... Read more
Lily George
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We are a group of 4 friends and we decided to tour Australia we picked Scenic Tours to do this and decided while we were making this long journey we would do New Zealand as well, we knew we would of had enough of living out of a suitcase ... Read more
btrice
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We enjoyed our 4th cruise with Princess on the Regal Princess this past week. The ship is gorgeous with the wonderful piazza, International Cafe, Theater and Lido deck pool area. The food in the buffet was just ok and a little confusing. ... Read more
auscple
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
2 forum posts
17 helpful votes
We thought we done a lot of research before choosing our cruise and travelling from Sydney Australia with my Adult sons and their partners to Houston Texas. Well were we wrong!!!! Before I criticise this ship I would like to point out ... Read more

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Vacation00
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We took this cruise during our kids spring break and loved it. Our kids really enjoyed the kids club. They were in shock waves and made lots of friends. Just some info for parents: 1)the kids club is not a free play area. They had ... Read more
bluetornado
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
10 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
I work at a school and my mom and I decided to take a trip over my spring break. We flew to Ft. Lauderdale and made our way easily via a taxi to the ship. Embarkation was quick and effortless. Our cabin was Aloha 326 and we loved ... Read more
stbiss
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
26 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Experienced cruiser - second time on Princess, first time on the Regal. Embarkation- Port Everglades is not very convenient - horrible traffic jams on arrival to the port that delayed our arrival. Once we got near the terminal, there ... Read more
rebeccalouiseagain
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
3,784 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2016
This was my 9th Princess cruise and the first time I've sailed on the Royal Class ships. I concur with other reviewers that the three glaring things were the lack of midship stairs (it's a huge ship and really needs them), the shrimpy ... Read more
ansoninc
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
194 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2016
I grew up in California so there wasn't anything new and exciting, but I did go to Alcatraz for that first time and that was very interesting The worst part for me was that there were over 700 kids on the ship as it was still Spring ... Read more

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