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770 Princess Southampton Cruise Reviews

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sscross2go
Member Since 2015
1 review
43 forum posts
Caribbean Princess is getting old! The ship does need some redo of their cabins but the itinerary on this cruise was fantastic. the cruise staff need to come up with more interesting and different things to do on the days at sea. the ... Read more
Woobstr112G
Member Since 2007
10 reviews
30,364 forum posts
2 helpful votes
DW and I just returned from the 2016 version of the Iceland Norway Explorer transatlantic cruise aboard the Caribbean Princess. We did last year's sailing as well and this year's cruise was just as good as last year's. This was our 10th ... Read more
Diggens
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
Entertainment was poor mainly quizzes. Room was dirty and not cleaned properly items from previous guests and dust every where sheets were not changed for the fortnight we were there. Staff on reception were rude and did not get back ... Read more
jobfox
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise because it suited where we wanted to go at a time we wanted to go. The ship itself is a nicely laid out ship although a bit tired. It was being repainted during the course of the voyage. The cabins were of average ... Read more
Saligo
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
128 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
We are not Princess aficionados and only one of our previous 13 cruises was with Princess. There is no particular reason for this, but we choose cruises on itinerary, dates and price with cruise line as a secondary consideration, and ... Read more

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luckylynn13
Member Since 2014
1 review
111 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Liked the Emerald last time. This time very mediocre entertainment, definitely need more outside acts . Too much emphasis on trivia and silly game shows. Cabin was excellent with good service. Horizon buffet very tasty as was food from ... Read more
ssteinb
Member Since 2010
1 review
7 forum posts
We chose this cruise for the itinerary - we wanted to see Scotland and Iceland, and we enjoy the Transatlantic crossing. We stayed in London for 3 days prior to the cruise. Since we've been there many times, we decided to visit the ... Read more
Arizona Budgies
Member Since 2010
6 reviews
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
Flew into Gatwick from Toronto on Air Canada rouge - all went well there, on time arriving 1020 am the morning before embarking. No complaint; an average flight experience, 7 hrs in the air. Customs and immigration went smoothly. Had to ... Read more
PatriciaF
Member Since 2004
1 review
2,242 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Great cruise, wonderful ports, great staff, ship in good condition. Food only fair to good (but not that I went hungry). We had wanted to do an overview tour of the British Isles, but unlike most of our Europe vacations, we weren't ... Read more
weimigirl
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because of the destination. We wanted to cruise the British Isles We stayed in balcony cabin R703. The cabin was very nice. I liked being up high. One floor down from the buffets so that was very nice. We were ... Read more

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ssbeagle
Member Since 2001
6 reviews
4,904 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
I don't care for the ship very much, but it's the itinerary that interested me. I thought the ship had too many people and the public areas weren't large enough to accommodate them. Service was good on the ship, but in this case it's the ... Read more
tml1230
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
443 forum posts
we did this cruise as a B2B for 29 days ending in New York. The first part of the cruise was the British Isles and the second part Norway, Iceland and transatlantic.....what an incredible itinerary! I am still trying to figure out past ... Read more
Cruise club
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our first cruise with Princess. We sailed on the Emerald Princess from Southampton on the 20th August with our Daughter son in law and two grandchildren aged 14 and 11. Embarkation was slow, as there were storms affecting the ... Read more
ES5331
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Having read some of the reviews (after we had booked!) we were concerned that we had made the wrong choice - delighted to report that we had a wonderful cruise and would have happily stayed on the ship and replay the holiday again! ... Read more
Bill Sarre
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
First time cruisers, two adults, two children 11 and 9, interconnecting mini suites( not necessary but the booking is a long story) although I would do interconnecting rooms again, just smaller. Overall conclusion, this is akin to a ... Read more

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Barry D
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Our first cruise was with Princess some 18 years ago and we did 8 overseas cruises with them before we decided not to fly so much and take cruises from Southampton instead. We then did over 10 cruises with Cunard and then one with P & ... Read more
Glawster
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sadly the cabin crucified the experience. Wanted to experience Princess from Southampton and will probably revert to fly cruise to catch the more modern ships. Found the entertainment below par compared to the Regal. Service was very good ... Read more
MissyinLakewood
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise solely for the itinerary. This was our first time sailing with Princess and I have to say they are my favorite so far (above Royal Caribbean and Carnival). My favorite part of traveling with Princess was their ... Read more
LATGVT12
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
We have cruised extensively, this being our third British Isles Cruise, and our 19th Princess Cruise. We really enjoyed this trip. We had a total of eight family members travelling with us, from age 22 to age 84. We went a week early to ... Read more
ozziepost
Member Since 2014
1 review
249 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We just got back home from our cruise on the Caribbean Princess and really enjoyed the trip. The British isles cruise is a port intensive cruise with only two sea days which can be tiring as you really don't get much of a break between ... Read more

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Saltwater1974
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
29 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Chose Cruise for British Isles Itinerary. Outstanding way to see the UK. Ship old and tired. Staff were not overly friendly and front desk was terrible customer service. Pools were not heated and cold all except two days. ... Read more
Chimenea
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as a treat for my partner who had retired a few days prior to departure. Embarkation was easy and efficient and it was a bonus being able to drop hand luggage to our cabin straightaway. We were in a mini suite which ... Read more
youcantbeserious
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Choose this cruise for our 25th wedding Anniversary and because it was going to the North Cape. The scenery was beautiful the Norwegians were lovely as always but the cruise left a lot to be desired. The staff were very rude on the ... Read more
corieltauvi
Member Since 2008
8 reviews
6 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We sailed to the Canaries on this ship earlier this year and the overall experience was a big disappointment. We retained this booking to Norway's North Cape with some doubt, but found the ship experience to be very much improved. ... Read more
swindonswindon
Member Since 2016
1 review
35 helpful votes
We had a great holiday. I was grateful for all the help I found out on forums like this one beforehand so I wanted to leave behind some tips that would have helped me plan my holiday in the hope it will be useful for others. 1) ... Read more

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