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GOLFINCHICK
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
28 forum posts
Sailed January 2017
We chose this itinerary because it left from Melbourne and we really wanted to see the sounds and explore more of New Zealand. I will start with the positives first, some of the staff were immensely helpful and friendly, embarkation and ... Read more
NFL Godfather
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
The good. 1. $12.80 +tip cab fare from FLL to the cruise ship. 2. Suites are nice and not claustrophobic. 3. Bed was very comfortable. 4. Head Chef and Maitre D were very nice. Chef's Table was excellent. ($95 each) ... Read more
rockinmama07
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
9 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Great ship. Fantastic food, the buffet was different every day, which was a nice change. Food in restaurant was first class. We got room service a few days for breakfast. It was delivered promptly & was basic but adequate if you want a ... Read more
Columbia Beach
Member Since 2014
1 review
27 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2017
I have always wanted to go to Hawaii on a cruise so we picked the Grand Princess out of San Francisco. I only travel Princess cruises.The Grand is not Grand any more it needs a lot of repairs. The chairs in the pizza place they need ... Read more
Ship Drongo
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
92 forum posts
13 helpful votes
THE CONS: There were some weird odours from time to time which were unexplained The free pizzeria which was a favourite of ours, has been replaced by Share restaurant. The cost is $39 and the menu was quite limited; we didn't try it. ... Read more
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Peltman
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
I would rate the cruise as average when compared to other cruise lines we have been on. When comparing with other cruises It is probably easier to identifying the negatives rather than the positives. Embarkation and debarkation was ... Read more
DesandDeb
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
The crew, especially our Cabin Steward "Eka" and our Waiter "Marlon" were absolutely wonderful and catered for all our needs, especially my 81 yr old mother, I requested a Shower Chair and one was found, and because my ... Read more
wgmiller
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
We went as part of a group of friends. My wife is scooter-bound. We were initially told that because of my wife's mobility issues, we could not go on any of the shore excursions. However, after discussions with the shore excursion ... Read more
Corvette Bob
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it included two ports that we had never been to and it was leaving from the Port of Los Angeles. The embarkation was quick and painless. We had a table for two in scheduled 5:30 dining. Our waitress and ... Read more
Traveling Rip
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Fifteen of our senior community neighbors decided to sign up, so we joined them for a holiday at sea. Although (rough guess) 80% of the passengers were seniors (over 60), the activities and entertainment was directed toward a MUCH ... Read more
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Cruisemagpie
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
19 helpful votes
.We boarded the Sun Princess after 5-00pm in 38C heat in an building without aircon because of a ship sanitisation caused by the norovirus. Third cruise in a row as it turned out that the virus was on board and the third ship sanitisation. ... Read more
maroondawg67
Member Since 2015
1 review
As part of my wife’s and my 50th wedding anniversary celebration, we planned a “bucket list” cruise around South America. We planned and reserved the trip in September 2015, while aboard an Alaskan cruise on the Pacific ... Read more
Freddy777
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This was our first time on Princess after six cruises on Celebrity. If the 'Star' is representative of the Princess product it will probably be our last. First I'd like to say the staff was great. Everyone went out of their way to make ... Read more
Silvtrfox13
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
This was a bucket list trip around South America. Boarding was total disorganized and took over 4 1/2 hours. No one in the terminal had any answers as to why the delays. The ship is old and outdated. stains in carpeting, ratty mats and ... Read more
DavidB5
Member Since 2006
1 review
89 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it fit within our budget and timing. We have sailed Princess before and we have been satisfied with the experience. Embarkation in Los Angeles went smoothly. From the time we were dropped at the pier by the ... Read more
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OldCrazyCruisers
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
55 forum posts
11 helpful votes
We kept going to Carribbean and I am tired of same Islands so bit the bullet and lew to Los Angeles. Hate the flight but wanted something new. I really wasn't all that crazy about Hawaii when we went in Nov 2014 (same ship) but liked all ... Read more
Scott269
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
I chose this cruise because of the itinery and the number of days at sea. I was celebrating a partial retirement and just wanted an extended time to relax. I had concerns about the age of the ship, this being my 23rd cruise and it has been ... Read more
Gardener222
Member Since 2011
8 reviews
2 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Princess Grand is declining in the quality of cruise experience, care about the ecology and they pursue the policy of getting as much money out of passengers as possible. We picked this cruise as we dont need to fly since it is round ... Read more
AllenO
Member Since 2010
1 review
24 forum posts
8 helpful votes
My wife's 60th BD loomed large in our planning and we always wanted to go to the Panama Canal so this was a great way to combine the two. On top of that, she was and still is a New Year's Baby so just any old First Night party would not ... Read more
Philip W
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Personally, I don't care if the ship in which I cruise is not the newest,biggest or shiniest:what matters to me is that the staterooms are clean and full functional,the people on board are friendly and the food is of excellent quality. On ... Read more
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ludicat
Member Since 2012
1 review
8 helpful votes
12 night extended family cruise with 6 of us in 3 staterooms on Caribe Deck. The Diamond Princess is a lovely ship and seemed very well maintained. As always the staff are magnificent providing excellent service. A younger cruise for ... Read more
summerinitaly
Member Since 2009
8 reviews
50 forum posts
We had a very nice time on the Christmas cruise with lots of holiday activities and entertainment. I especially enjoyed the gingerbread house decorating competition since my team, the Gingersnaps came in third out of 41 entries. Our ... Read more
Onagh
Member Since 2016
1 review
72 forum posts
15 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Princess Cruise Lines – Island Princess – Panama Canal Grand Adventure December 20, 2016 Sailing 15 Days Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles, Full Panama Canal Transit This is my first time sailing with princess cruise ... Read more
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Larbot3000
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
I had previously traveled Sea Princess and we had an enjoyable time. However, we had a number of issues with this cruise that we didn't feel were adequately dealt with. Family Friendly - The biggest issue was the lack of family friendly ... Read more
Trulag
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
This cruise was reasonably priced and full of good activities. The staff was efficient and friendly. The ports were interesting, even though we had visited them multiple times. Our stateroom was small and had a slightly musty smell, and ... Read more
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