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shallwechat
Member Since 2002
2 reviews
311 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was my 19th cruise, have cruised on 5 cruise lines, this was my third on Princess. Princess ranked first out of five cruise lines until this cruise. To make a long story short, we were served coffee twice in cups with fresh lipstick ... Read more
j.smithchild12
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I chose this cruise for the itinerary and it was the only week my adult daughter could go vacation. We have cruised numerous times on all the other lines. I was absolutely impressed. This ship is less than 3 years old and in fabulous ... Read more
socal mommy
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
7 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was a treat we booked for ourselves for our 15th Anniversary. We did this same cruise 6 years ago on Holland America. Before I get into any details I want to say that I would love to give this cruise a very good rating but it falls ... Read more
Swendler
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed September 2016
Celebrate birthday and 5oth wedding anniversary with family and friends. A great time. Wanted to visit Maine and Canada. Easy travel with no worries about hotels, meals etc. Wonderful entertainment. Shore trips were educational and ... Read more
jschalk
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We specifically chose this cruise because of where it started/ended/travelled New England-Canada. Group of 6 travelling together (family) and we were all somewhat disappointed with the ship (older -outdated-small rooms-quality and variety ... Read more
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Georgiane
Member Since 2007
14 reviews
714 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
My DH and I have done numerous cruise and try to go to different destinations each time, this time we chose the Fall Foliage Cruise leaving out of NY and ending in Quebec. We flew in the day of the cruise, unfortunately we did not have ... Read more
emanddee
Member Since 2011
1 review
37 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
What I liked: -- the cabin! Beautiful and so comfortable. Balcony mini-suite with a tub! Aft, near elevators. Great spot. -- chocolates on our pillows! -- morning coffee on the balcony. (Note: Room service menu VERY limited ... Read more
Xarata
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
My family owns a travel agency and I've been travelling all my life. This was hands down THE worst vacation experience we have ever had. The cabins: We travelled as a group of 9 in 4 cabins. At least 3 of those cabins had big clumps ... Read more
Ninjatt
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We went on Royal Princess Mediterranean cruise on 17 September and embarkation at Athens Piraeus was smooth and speedy, unlike previous experience in Singapore with Sapphire. The ship is huge and really alluring and there were two entrance ... Read more
B and M Ellis
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This review is relevant to the 3 week Back2Back2Back2 Barcelona 3rd Sept to Rome 24th Sept. We chose this cruise mainly due to the port of Malta being included. We have cruised the Med before with Princess and this cruise included many ... Read more
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RelaxingCruise
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Our family boarded Royal Princess on the 17th of September and disembarked on the 24th of September - family with teens. The embarkation was great, with Princess providing a smooth process and allowing embarkation earlier than advertised. ... Read more
Warno
Member Since 2005
1 review
6 forum posts
We had been anticipating our first family cruise for quite a while. With an early fall break for the kids due to Eid, this seemed like the perfect time to get to some great ports of call. Original schedule had Rome, Istanbul, and Athens ... Read more
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QOFF
Member Since 2013
1 review
24 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Baltic and transatlantic were on my bucket list so it was great . So much to do on the ship . Love the center piazza so much going on .. we dance and so much dancing on this ship .. the regal like the royal has lots to do and lets of ... Read more
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stiffman
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed September 2016
We selected this cruise based on the dates available and choices of stops. If you purchase a suite make sure the quality is there or say something right away. The overall trip was very good ! We have sailed with princess 16 plus times and ... Read more
John and Anne
Member Since 2015
9 reviews
5 helpful votes
We travelled with 2 other family members, all 65 years plus, all of us Platinum Members with Princess Cruises ( over 400 cruise days between us with Princess Cruises/PO) We shall never cruise with Princess Cruises again after this ... Read more
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CruiseGents
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We selected this cruise because our good friends (frequent Princess cruisers) invited us to join them. It was my first Princess cruise since 2005, and my husband's first cruise ever. We live in the SF Bay Area, so the 10 day round-trip to ... Read more
tjshoopman
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
We have always wanted to see Alaska, especially the glaciers, so this seemed the perfect opportunity. Our embarkation went smoothie and we found our stateroom easily and we were thrilled with what we found. Unpacking was easy and there ... Read more
2903happy
Member Since 2010
6 reviews
29 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We had seen many Countries over the past few years, so it was now time to visit our own for a change. Queensland is always a favorite destination for us both, and this trip was no exception. Seas were calm, the ship sat very well in the ... Read more
db5412
Member Since 2008
1 review
20 forum posts
Not only did the 7 nights on this ship which were fantastic, but did the 5 day land tour from Anchorage to Denali and returned to the ship in Whittier by train. Everything was perfectly organized, and Princess took care of our every ... Read more
Bella Roma
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
First of alll we visited Copenhague before taking our cruise. We had been two days visiting the the Royal Palace, the Little Mermaid, the Rathaus, the Opera, Christiania, and we walk a lot around the city. We have a very nice and ... Read more
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Cruiserdude11
Member Since 2007
9 reviews
7 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The Grand is the oldest of the Grand class Princess ships being built in 1999 and it’s in great shape! Most everything was clean and shiny. The only area that looks worn is on the top deck where the Astroturf is coming up a little ... Read more
honeybeebarbara
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it gave us the itinerary that we wanted and had previously sailed on the Sun Princess to NZ. We found this cruise to be very good mostly. There was a lot of time wasted on precious hours in Darwin where the ... Read more
Looking4somethingspecial
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
People who say the food is good on this ship have very low standards! I went on this cruise expecting some really special dining and was SO disappointed. The coffee is colored water. I bought a coffee card due to this. Even then, I had to ... Read more
jandurahrahrah
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the dates/location. We had a group of 18 and a great time was had by all. It had the friendliest captain I've ever seen! The staff was also just as friendly! It made for a great trip. Also, we have been ... Read more
ange1957
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Embarkation was very smooth and we didn't have any waiting. The ship is huge but the crew managed to provide a very intimate service and it felt very personal. The bar staff remembered our favourite cocktails etc. Our cabin had ... Read more
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