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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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Auntybs
Member Since 2003
1 review
46 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
I always said that I had never met a cruise I didn't like but now I can say I have found a ship I didn't like. This was our 9th and most likely last Princess cruise. It was our 28th cruise. We are in our early 70's. The food and ... Read more
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
KayakOtter
Member Since 2008
4 reviews
279 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
This was our second cruise on the Star Princess. Not much has improved since the 1st except for the excellent production show entertainment. "Born To Dance" is a hit. This time the staff on the ship just did not seem very happy. ... Read more
debkaysmith
Member Since 2005
8 reviews
791 forum posts
1 helpful vote
With a few cruises behind us, we were pleasantly surprised by the star princess. She is a good-sized ship, easy to navigate, with plenty of open spaces. She never felt crowded on this vancouver to los angeles wine cruise. The staff on this ... Read more
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Amaroo Andrew
Member Since 2016
1 review
22 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was my 8th Princess cruise and probably my worst one. Embarkation was a bit hopeless but that was nothing unusual, Princess contractors and Chinese officialdom are not a good combination. My cabin was clean and the cabin steward, ... Read more
down under cruise lovers
Member Since 2014
5 reviews
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Great itinerary sailing from Tianjin to Melbourne however the overall cruise experience was poor. Much of the entertainment was in the Piazza which was too small to view the action plus the noise generated made it impossible to deal ... Read more
portcbob
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
826 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
My wife and I chose this cruise mainly because of the Asian itinerary as we haven't travelled to those ports before. We also wanted to experience princess. Embarkation went fairly smoothly in Tianjin and soon we were on board and to our ... Read more
Oztravel
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
The 5 major areas Princess failed miserably are as follows: 1. EMBARKATION IN TIANJIN: Upon arriving at the Tianjin Pier after the long 4 hour drive from Beijing was total chaos. There was no system for queuing or where we should go ... Read more
gerosm
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We had a Vista Suite on this Cruise from Beijing to Sydney. We travelled last year on the Diamond Princess from Japan to Sydney and had a wonderful time. Unfortunately the Golden Princess was a not nearly as good as the Diamond. The ... Read more
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chezza1972
Member Since 2012
1 review
58 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
I totally agree with all reviews that have been left so far. We had high expectations of Princess lines...but unfortunately this cruise did not live up to these expectations. The ship itself was fine (except for the area near the Vista ... Read more
sandino
Member Since 2008
1 review
29 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our first cruise with Princess Cruises and we were very disappointed with the ship. It lacked any wow factor, the entertainment was poor and very repetitive, the food choices weren't great but the quality was fine. There were ... Read more
Cheryl E
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Reading other reviews I'm beginning to think I was on a different ship. Maybe we were just lucky but our cabin was beautiful, comfortable and clean. You could get food 24 hours a day and was delicious. Some cruise lines (P and O take ... Read more
Jennyhays
Member Since 2015
1 review
109 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as it was a one way trip from Beijing to Australia and it worked well with a land tour of China we had booked. The service was good and overall the meals were great. The ports of call were interesting with stops in ... Read more
ajacks28
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We chose this cruise for the ports and to disembark in Melbourne. The entertainment was poor with many walkouts. Activities during the day were repetitive and staff trying to sell you products. Very few lectures, information on ports was ... Read more
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devonport
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
7 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Having cruised twenty eight times we are season cruisers. Picked this trip for the sea days, and some nice weather. Ship in good condition, entertainment average, food ok, cabin steward as always very good, made use of the coffee ... Read more
mjsargent
Member Since 2009
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Great cruise for those living close to the SF Bay area for easy embarkation and disembarkation. The ports of Santa Barbara and San Diego offer a lot of things to do. Long Beach not so much, and Ensenada is, well, Ensenada, but it is needed ... Read more
ajacks28
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
Staff amazing, very efficient and eager to please. Balcony cabin, very clean, comfortable and steward very helpful Dining staff were great, created a fabulous dining experience, were very professional, but always smiling a shame ... 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
74 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
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Cybella
Member Since 2004
1 review
130 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
Blenray
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
The repositioning cruise was chosen because it seemed to be well priced and was a nice way of returning to Australia. The ports were an annoying interlude between the sea days. No bridge Director on board yet lots of sea days. Sorry ... Read more
Party Patticake
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
20 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise for it's length (30 days) and ports of call. Princess does deliver on quality every time. It's not the most luxurious ship out there and the cuisine isn't outstanding but overall service is very good. The cabins are ... Read more
2lips4tori
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Although we were on the 30 day portion of this cruise there were a number of disorganized or poorly administered issues that prevented this from being a home-run. Most notably among the administration issues was the India visa fiasco. We ... Read more
westygef
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
My wife and I chose this cruise due to the price, the duration and the departure date. Our cruise was for 30 days sailing from Southampton at the end of September, so we avoided some of the autumn at home in the UK. We considered the ... Read more
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