Princess Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews

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stillhott
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
We were in Los Angeles already and wanted to remain out west for Thanksgiving holidays. Having been on 37 cruises, though never Princess, we decided to try this short trip to Cabo. We knew it would have many children and families, and ... Read more
worldcruiser99
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
18 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
A getaway for a California cousin's birthday over Thanksgiving was the impetus for selecting this five night getaway. The pluses: Easy, swift boarding as an Elite Member. Photography team: pleasant and not pushy. Outstanding ... Read more
CruisingSoCalSusan
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
10 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My sister-in-law decided to celebrate her 60th birthday by organizing a family cruise to Mexico on the Ruby Princess. We sailed 11/19/2016 - 11/26/2016. Embarkation was remarkably easy and our luggage was quickly delivered to our ... Read more
fatymcnasty
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
After returning from our cruise last year we decided to look and book our second cruise from Princess, we really enjoy to cruise on Princess for the atmosphere and the fact that they still sail out of Los Angeles. We so far have booked ... Read more
richh333
Member Since 2012
1 review
35 forum posts
Itinerary (1-stop at Los Cabos), duration 5 nights, bargain pricing on mini suites (larger staterooms with modest sized balcony that most everyone above & beside you can see clearly) Ship thought about 10 years old appeared to be ... Read more
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zinman7
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed four weeks ago
We choose this cruise on The Grand Princess to the Mexican Riviera because of the Port ( San Francisco) which is close to our hometown First off, for those who choose a mini suite there is no overhang so if it rains you will be inside ... Read more
Xertes
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
Have sailed with Princess twice before on the Crown and the Sapphire. My wife and I have also sailed on Carnival, Celebrity, Holland America and RCL. We have not sailed on NCL yet but are going to try that next. We love to cruise and the ... Read more
Desertrando
Member Since 2008
1 review
22 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our fifth cruise in 8 years. At the end of each cruise we rate that cruise against all previous cruises and rank them from most popular to least popular. Here is the rankings: #1 - NCL 21 day east and west Mediterranean ... Read more
arnoldcschwartz
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
I am a Elite with Princess as is my partner. Several months ago we cruised on the Pacific Princess, one of the original Renaissance ships with 684 passengers, which was the Love Boat cruise with the original cast of the LOVE BOAT; it was ... Read more
CruiseNonna
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed November 2016
We chose this cruise because we wanted to go snorkeling in the Sea of Cortez. We found a wonderful price deal and stayed with the lowest prince - an interior cabin on an upper deck. Both embarkation and disembarkation were fast and ... Read more
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killineybay
Member Since 2007
6 reviews
191 forum posts
Embarkation: Arrived the day before. Took shuttle to pier from Doubletree, San Pedro. We arrived about 12:30 pm. The ship was not ready for boarding yet. By the time we checked in boarding had begun and went smoothly. Ship: The Star is ... Read more
gibsonsgolfer
Member Since 2008
7 reviews
133 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
I wrote an earlier review of a cruise on the Star one month previous to this one. I had mixed feelings on that first coastal cruise, but this Mexico cruise was much better. There were still some concerns I suppose it could have been a ... Read more
jdechter
Member Since 2000
29 reviews
5,114 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my 43rd cruise, 14th on princess. Elite embarkation went smoothly except my husband needed a wheelchair at the last Minute. We were taken right to our cabin which was a517. The Bathroom was tiny but the balcony made up for the ... Read more
CJPRDP
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
For the most part it was a good cruise. Entertainment was first rate. However, smaller entertainment venues never had enough room to sit. Room attendant (Andrei) was excellent. Cabin and ship was in good condition. Cabin layout is the ... Read more
Nutella93
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
This was our fourth cruise. We had previously cruised on the Disney Fantasy and Dream (in the past five years) and the Grand Princess during her first year, 1999. I was a little nervous after reading some of the reviews, but I want to ... Read more
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Grimnash
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
This was my 5th time on the route and the first time on Princess. The Ruby is an elegant ship with some of the best coffee I have ever tasted. the International Cage in the atrium on the 5th deck is the 24 hour restaurant. It serves ... Read more
aburrowwedding
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
If you want to be treated as though you are an inconvenience to employees, do not want to have fun, and want to be yelled at scolded or told no on everything you want to do, you should definitely go on a Ruby Princess Cruise. Unlimited ... Read more
cyberjoys
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
333 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Cruising out of San Francisco was so easy for us since we live in N. California. A 3 1/2 hour drive then we parked the car in the nearby parking garage and boarded the ship. We chose this cruise because of the five sea days and four ... Read more
JDM2
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
4 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
This was the fifth cruise we have taken but our first with Princess. We booked a four night cruise on the Ruby Princess to Santa Barbara and Ensenada, Mexico. All together it was my wife and I and our two sons, ages 6 and 8. My two sons ... Read more
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lowbrown
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was my first cruise. The trip was "paid for" by a family member, though with drinks, excursions and other fees I ended up spending around $800. If I had paid for the entire trip I'd be more than just disappointed. I'll ... Read more
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robdizon
Member Since 2010
1 review
398 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We are particularly critical with two things in this cruise. Food and food service. Food on this ship was generally bland, from main dining room to buffet. I understand salt and spice diet may be needed for some cruisers but I don't think ... Read more
pin legs
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
My wife and I are Elite member of Princess. We took this same cruise in Sept. 2015 and again on the Crown to Alaska in July of this year. Reading some of the reviews especially the one regarding the throwing of ashes from the ship,. We ... Read more
VEGASGAL
Member Since 2001
3 reviews
4 helpful votes
Embarkation and disembarkation were easy. Ship sold out almost. there were about 10 cabins in our area that had problems with the A/C we reported the problem at 12:30pm on embarkation day a/c not cool at all, at 4:00pm a engineer was in ... Read more
bookworm0007
Member Since 2014
1 review
105 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Slightly disappointed in the Crown Princess. This was my first time on this ship but have done 11 other Princess cruises. Choice this itinerary as I wanted to see the Crown and had friends who had booked it. Embarkation was smooth. Arrived ... Read more
jcb2001
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed September 2016
Stayed in cabin C-102 which is on deck 10. Room was fine, except for: 1. Bed was too soft and sank significantly when I slept on it. 2. Cigarette smoke was smelt in our room during the morning hours. Appears to come from air ... Read more
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