Princess Rome (Civitavecchia) Cruise Reviews

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177 Princess Rome (Civitavecchia) Cruise Reviews
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Pacer6
Member Since 2007
1 review
127 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2016
What a wonderful cruise with an attentive, personable crew that made our transatlantic cruise one of our best (of many). The main dining room food was well prepared, served at the correct temperature in almost all cases, well presented and ... Read more
magicfloral
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
This amazing small ship, the Pacific Princess, is from another era. As previous reviews have noted, this ship is great with less than 700 passengers on board at any given time. However, the ship needs some renovation and that is scheduled, ... Read more
ajstahle
Member Since 2013
1 review
34 forum posts
Sailed December 2016
If you like cozy and getting to know your fellow passengers and crew as well as visiting ports off the usual grid, then this ship is for you. Cabins are slightly larger too with lots of storage and closet space. Even the bath had plenty ... Read more
ForestandSky
Member Since 2009
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We chose this cruise at the end of the season to avoid crowded ports and we liked the idea of a small ship, 629 passengers. We loved the relaxed atmosphere and the crew on this ship, it was purchased from the Renaissance line and ... Read more
CamilleDietz
Member Since 2014
1 review
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
Originally,we wanted to see Istanbul, but the cruise lines pulled out.Ni matter--this was a beautiful cruise! We have been cruising on princess for 30 years. Princess substituted other stops for Istanbul.Debrovnik was amazing! In ... Read more
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CessnaGuy182
Member Since 2011
1 review
4 forum posts
Sailed October 2016
We choose this cruise for the itinerary as we did a cruise with Princess last year at the same time. The service and dining were very good but room for improvement. One evening we waited a full hour for our main course. The Caesar salad ... Read more
Jimmlow
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We have sailed Princess four previous times and have been extremely pleased. This time, not so much. The Royal had just got out of dry dock prior to its Rome departure. It should have stayed there a while longer. It was not ready for a ... Read more
daveispar
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
73 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We scheduled this TA Cruise because we were visiting Italy for the 1st time for 8 nights before the Cruise. In the past our TA Cruise was 1st and then the vacation after the Cruise. This was much nicer being able to rest and relax at the ... Read more
Cybella
Member Since 2004
1 review
127 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We chose this cruise after sailing on the Regal Princess and being wowed by her. The experience on the Royal was vastly different though. Don't get me wrong, the ship is stunningly beautiful and the staff all top notch, no complaints ... Read more
marilina
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
8 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I have sailed with Princess cruises several times and have always loved it. This time however, this was not the case. Princess seems to be cutting corners all over the place and while we (my sister and I) were expecting a wonderful ... Read more
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meggieh
Member Since 2009
9 reviews
10 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We had done this in reverse in April 2015, had a great time then, expected the same. Although this was a nice cruise, it definitely was not stellar. Embarkation was smooth, as was disembarkation, but several things were not. The ... Read more
billjanetcsu
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed September 2016
This cruise included the Amalfi Coast, Sicily, Corfu, Khios, Montenegro, Dubrovnik, Korcula and Koper, Slovenia. Each and every port was just beautiful. Before the cruise began Princess arranged for us to stay 2 nights in Rome at the ... Read more
hmorais
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed September 2016
Small ship - the Pacific Princess - and several exotic ports of call- Rome, Salerno, Catania, Khios,Corfu,Croatia(2),Montenegro, Slovenia,and Venice. The food was delicious with many menu choices offered every day, and the service and wait ... Read more
rayscuba
Member Since 2007
1 review
542 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2016
I choose this cruise for the itinerary and the ship. We have sailed this type ship before, so we knew what to expect. The service and dining were very good as well as the entertainment.. We took 3 shore excursions that went very well and ... Read more
photos4U
Member Since 2007
1 review
162 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We choose this cruise for the ports in Turkey and Malta. As results of the security situation in Turkey the cruise was rescheduled to other ports such as Corfu and Kotor. We were not happy with this change but understand why the the ... Read more
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Warno
Member Since 2005
1 review
6 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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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BuzzKid
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
12 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Desperately upset with Princess. Embarkation was flawless ... from there on it went down hill. At some point (probably during the frequent itinerary changes) my preferred cabin was changed without my knowledge. In the end I was ... Read more
Eddietilly
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Princess has excellent level of customer care and organisation. Food superb. Plenty of options for eating. Lots going on throughout the whole cruise. We had a suite on the back with a lovely wrap around balcony, which we took full ... Read more
neonbubble
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Our fourth cruise, all with Princess, and our second this year, booked fairly late with a decent deal for a balcony room, but what a disappointment! This review comes on the back of a fabulous trip on the Star Princess around South America ... Read more
REM76
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Decided to to take the cruise to accompany my wife's sister for her 70 Bday. Shouldn't have. Have cruised on perhaps 7-8 different lines so I have some comparison. First the positives. The ship was clean and the staff worked hard to ... Read more
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PalmSpringsSailor
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Princess Cruises has built the most dysfunctional and perhaps the poorest-designed ship I have ever sailed on- a complete disappointment. I was lost the entire two weeks we cruised the Med. First of all, there is very limited outdoor ... Read more
Dendi
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We chose this cruise because of the ports it visited. We were excited to cruise Princess for the first time. The Royal Princess is nice, but not exceptional, as I thought it would be. Watch out for the dead zone on the 6th floor by the ... Read more
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TheBimblersUK
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Our Second Cruise for the family, My wife, me and two girls (10 and 12) We cruised with the Norwegian Jade last year and enjoyed it so we thought we would try the Royal Princess around the Med. I am not going to comment on ports and the ... Read more
brian funnell
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
11 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
after numerous cruises with other cruise lines , people had always said try princess you wont be disappointed , so we give it a go , from the moment we arrived at the port the embarkation was very well organised we were on-board within 10 ... Read more
kiwitwo
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
23 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This 7day cruise was the 2nd of 2 back to back cruises on Royal Princess. We had started this journey with our "dream" of going to Malta being dashed with an unannounced change of itinerary by Princess. We were never advised of ... Read more
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