Princess New York (Brooklyn, Red Hook) Cruise Reviews

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152 Princess New York (Brooklyn, Red Hook) Cruise Reviews
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sarmstrong
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed October 2016
We booked the Caribbean Islander cruise from New York to enjoy several relaxing days at sea followed by visits to 3 islands before disembarking in Fort Lauderdale. The Regal is an unforgettable ship - the crew, the food, the shows, the ... Read more
Upstate NYer
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We live in upstate NY, so embarking in Brooklyn, NY was fantastic. They made us VIP so we got on the boat in a breeze. The Regal Princess is a very nice ship, but I think most cruise ships are nice. We wanted a longer cruise that you ... Read more
SailAwayGuys
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
4 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
10-day Southern Caribbean Repositioning Cruise Brooklyn, New York to Ft. Lauderdale Visiting St. Maarten, Antigua and Bonaire The Regal Princess lives up to her name. She’s regal, beautiful and very, very big. Upon ... Read more
Sea further
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
My sister and I recently retired. The celebration was awesome, weather wasn't. It didn't damper our mood at all. Was a wonderful experience, between the cruisers and the staff. I never realized they are all merchant marines. Entertainers ... Read more
jrzebird
Member Since 2006
1 review
4,629 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
I am Elite on Princess and I absolutely love this cruise and have done this itinerary 6 times, and have already booked next year's. There is a large group (growing larger each year) who make a point to take this cruise. We met on Cruise ... Read more
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drtravel47
Member Since 2010
13 reviews
634 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Embarkation While I could’ve taken the Elite line, it snaked around the hall, while the “regular” line was very quick. No brainer. Unfortunately, after we got our cruise cards, it took a long time to get upstairs to ... Read more
nanor5
Member Since 2012
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We chose this cruise to visit some islands we had not been to, and to snorkel their reefs. This was our first Princess cruise and our first 10 day cruise. The embarkation process was a breeze, and we went directly to lunch and ... Read more
DiTomCruisers
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
636 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Repositioning from NYC to the Caribbean aboard the wonderful Regal Princess Summation – • We had a wonderful repositioning, 10-night cruise from NYC to Ft Lauderdale. Details will be included after the Summation We ... Read more
jaynak
Member Since 2004
9 reviews
476 forum posts
NYC to FLL via Regal Princess - with 2 pre-cruise nights in NYC. We were on the very, very early morning flight from Edmonton to Toronto to Laguardia Airport. Perfect flights, connections and timing with Air Canada. Can't say enough good ... Read more
RonfrSmithtown
Member Since 2016
1 review
My wife & I chose this particular transitional cruise because it left from our home port of NYC to the Caribbean, because it was fairly reasonable & it avoided flying both ways from it's final port of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Since we ... Read more
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abbeyld
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
I recently returned from the 10 night Princess Regal repositioning cruise from New York to the Caribbean and ending in Ft. Lauderdale. We took this identical cruise on the same ship in 2015 and after sailing over 35 cruises, we thought ... Read more
LTxrx
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
Chose this cruise for relaxation and the itinerary. Disappointed in the embarkation procedure, with technology today there should not be a reason to stand in long lines, even with elite status. The ship itself is fairly new, cabins well ... Read more
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Bellmore Cruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
We took this re positioning cruise from 10/27-11/6. The Experience was great. From the time we got on until we got off the Princess Company kept the standards high and they did everything they could to give you a great cruise experience. ... Read more
Million Mile Mary
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
12 forum posts
Chose cruise based on itinerary, timing, reducing flying to one way and value. Cabin and balcony small. Anytime dining was not well done with lines and poor coordination between sections of the same dining room. After waiting in line, ... Read more
ssangle
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
This ship and all of its staff, entertainment and activities were sensational! We have been on 10 Cruises with Princess and other Cruise Companies however this was by far the best. My Wife has MS and uses a Wheelchair and everyone on board ... Read more
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Elite cruiser44
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We wanted a quick, short cruise to just get away. We could drive to NY so we selected this cruise. We were uncertain about cruising on the Regal as the size is getting to be more than we like. We love the Ruby, Emerald, Caribbean, etc, ... Read more
ClovisAnn
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
The Princess bus driver from the airport to the Regal princess was helpful, fast and courteous. The embarkation process was smooth, fast and easy. There were small lines but they moved quickly. There were around 58 of us seniors and all I ... Read more
kathy36wright
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
I have sailed on Princess several times and was always pleased with the service, attention to detail. This was my first time traveling north instead of south so being on deck or on our balcony wasn't a possibility. The crew, our ... Read more
trivia nut
Member Since 2008
9 reviews
1,360 forum post
8 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Always wanted to give Princess a try, but she fell short for us. Balcony cabin was very small. Bathroom was the smallest we have ever seen. Couldn't get dressed in there, and shower knobs were broken. Our fridge was broken, and the beds ... Read more
LisaRachel
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
So disappointing in so many ways. The best part of the trip was spending time with our friends, and the music in the Piazza which was great. The cruise director started off with a tacky political joke and the comic mimicked the LGBT ... Read more
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tomkom
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We want to see the fall colors as we live in the Az. desert. And did we every see it. The leaves in Bar Harbor in the Acadia park were outstanding as were the views. The food was very good on board with many choices. We really enjoyed ... Read more
Deedeedog
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
520 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailing out of Brooklyn was a big plus. No flights, just an easy drive from NJ. Embarkation was easy. I needed a wheel chair which I arranged in advance and they took me right to the room without any hassle. The service of everyone that ... Read more
lizinindy
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
107 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Some quick observations re: our Regal Princess Canada/NE cruise last week. Airport transfers: We purchased transfers to and from LaGuardia. A previous passenger from the cruise ship who was dropped at the airport accidentally left one ... Read more
cruiserkw
Member Since 2016
1 review
We really enjoyed this cruise and have sailed on other cruise lines and one previous sail on Princess. We loved this itinerary and was lucky enough to have great weather and see a lot of changing of leaf colors. Loved their EZ air to make ... Read more
Janelo
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
We sailed with two other couples and loved every minute of our cruise experience. Especially loved our Zumba, line dancing and belly dancing classes. Wish there had been a dance class every day. Our first port of call was Newport and ... Read more
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