Princess Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews

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SomethingFuntoo13
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 forum posts
Sailed December 2016
Having only cruised on Carnival I wanted to try a more "upscale" cruise line. Based on their reputation I expected much more. All things being equal I'd go back to Carnival or try another line. I wont say that I'll never go ... Read more
jjosselyn
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Great balance of relaxation time, fun time and port time. Traveled with my brother and his wife and we were able to connect our balconies for afternoon happy hour meetups on our decks. The food was fantastic on this trip. And I've been ... Read more
mlwscbmlw
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We have always cruised on Princess Cruise Line. Embarkation was pretty painless. The ship is beautiful, we had a mini-suite and it was very comfortable. We did anytime dining which gave us flexibility and we shared table with other ... Read more
ellengsnader
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We chose this cruise to take our parents for their 60th wedding anniversary. It had always been their dream to do this cruise. They are in their mid 80's and it was a cruise with the days at sea that they love. Princess provided a lifetime ... Read more
csmaslin
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Btw this was my 12th with princess, 23rd overall and 235 sea days under my belt. Our experience in the main dining room was such; that after two attempts we just quit going and relegated ourselves to the buffet and room service. The ... Read more
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AZCyndy
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
We have cruised multiple times on Princess, but this is the worst cruise experience we've ever had. We opted for Anytime Dining, since Princess instituted "Club Class" which takes over one of the anytime dining rooms from 5:30 - ... Read more
Pearl Handle
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Easy access by plane. The Da Vinci dining room was like a Five Star restaurant. Our waiter was Benjamin--his attitude and extraordinary abilities made the evening meal so very pleasant. Even the buffet on the upper deck was wonderful. ... Read more
Loubug6
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Every few years my DH's grandparent take the family on a cruise. We have sailed many cruise lines and we were excited to try Princess for the first time. The grandparents had sailed Princess previously and gave rave reviews. I myself ... Read more
RNCNP
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
I have sailed on this line several times before but it will be a long time before I sail with them again, if ever. I traveled with my two adult daughters and got a balcony room for three. I was not told that only two chairs would fit on ... Read more
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Chats Chats
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Please turn off the flamethrowers. I am complaining about some things that may appear minor to others, but they did put a definite damper on our spirits during this cruise, okay? I am a TA member with the login of chatschats, and have ... Read more
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PATLEW1
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed December 2016
My wife and I went on our second Princess cruise,. The Crown is a little older ship but still pretty nice. I was surprised that the average age for this weekend cruise was much younger than the Caribbean cruise we were on before. ... Read more
Vernijean
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Overall, the cruise was good. The crew was great...always pleasant and helpful. The ship was overall clean, but of course, not spotless. The food was better than when I was on the Ruby Princess when it was in the Caribbean. There were ... Read more
Redee2cruz
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
5 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I live in the Midwest and most cruise experiences are departing from Florida. Since this was a girls trip for 50 yr old women, two of which reside in Los Angeles we decided to take something out of Los Angeles. Because I am fairly easy to ... Read more
peavysherry
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Our experience with Princess was a mixed bag of goods! We took an 8 day cruise from Los Angeles to Mexico. The ship itself was nice. We had a balcony room on the top floor in the back. It was a bit rockier than the front as well as ... Read more
grossirwe
Member Since 2010
1 review
This was the only cruise out of LA going to Mexico. We have traveled with Princess before and always been very happy. This ship is beautiful and our mini suite was lovely. The food was delicious and our waiter, Michael, in the ... Read more
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lbfluffy
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
3,921 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
My husband and I went on this cruise with our two friends and their 15 month old daughter. We had an obstructed ocean view cabin on the Emerald deck, E224. The cabin was small. We had a lifeboat partially obstructing the window, but it was ... Read more
toknowmenow
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Most comfortable bed I ever had on a cruise. New mattresses were installed a month before we sailed. Staff was friendly but there wasn't a good bartender on the boat. All the drinks tasted watered down. We bought a soft drink card and ... Read more
Hunny15602
Member Since 2006
6 reviews
95 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We selected this cruise because our travel agent had a great deal on a balcony cabin with grats and beverages included, and it was the chance to see some different ports of call. A few months later I found another good deal on the same ... Read more
sandsksl
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
384 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We selected this cruise due to living near the port and the affordability. The ship was well maintained, crew was friendly and helpful, food was better than average, and the stateroom was comfortable. We obviously were happy enough, ... Read more
Veggieman
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
The cruise was very nice and the weather was great. You are within sight of land most of the time so the ocean does not get very rough, however on our first day and last day it was fairly rough for a few hours as a cold front passed and ... Read more
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pfelando
Member Since 2016
1 review
After many years of hosting Thanksgiving dinners at our home, we decided it was our year for a break. The 5 day cruise to Cabo San Lucas was the perfect option for us given that we live less than a half hour from the LA port where this ... Read more
snafyensid
Member Since 2011
7 reviews
8 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Having flown in to LAX early in the morning, we were greeted by the Princess staff at the airport. We had about a 3 hour wait ahead of us so the staff suggested we go to the coffee shop in the iconic Theme building. It was nice to get a ... Read more
Georgiane
Member Since 2007
15 reviews
732 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2016
A short Holiday cruise from our home port!! We did a Thanksgiving Cruise last year but it was only 4 days long, this one gave us an extra day and an overnight in Cabo. We parked in the cruise ship parking lot and pulled our suitcases up to ... Read more
CHINOISCRUISER
Member Since 2005
1 review
123 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
Princess is our favorite cruise line because of the best organized activities onboard, but we've only been on Holland, P&O, Carnival, and Royal Caribbean. On this trip, we had Theo from Brazil as our Zumba instructor, he is the ... Read more
stillhott
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
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
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