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Princess Ship Reviews

 
Ranked #1 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.7)


  • The line's smallest ship is a globe-trotter
  • Intimate size means fabulous service
  • Resembles a stately manor house or country inn
  • Launched: 1999; Passengers: 680
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Ranked #2 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.7)


  • One of the line's smallest, most intimate ships
  • Cabaret lounge replaces large theater
  • Romantic Ultimate Balcony meals available for fee
  • Launched: 2002; Passengers: 680
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Ranked #3 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.5)


  • Lectures and workshops via ScholarShip @ Sea
  • One of Princess' mid-sized ships
  • Relax at adults-only Sanctuary sun deck
  • Launched: 2003; Passengers: 1,970
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Ranked #4 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.5)


  • Mid-sized ship, so it's fairly intimate
  • Golf opportunities onboard and ashore
  • Swim-against-the-current pool
  • Launched: 2003; Passengers: 1,970
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Ranked #5 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.5)


  • Great for kids and multi-generational groups
  • Classic Princess in terms of food and service
  • Behind-the-scenes tours like no other
  • Launched: November 2008; Passengers: 3,080
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Ranked #6 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.4)


  • Pros: Excellent dining options abound
  • Cons: Small cabins and balconies feel tight
  • Bottom Line: Modern and sophisticated decor, entertainment and dining
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 3,560
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Ranked #7 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.4)


  • Pro: Lovely mix of Eastern and Western cultures and passengers
  • Con: Can be a little quiet for those looking for a party atmosphere
  • Bottom Line: Laid back ship with lots to do at a slow pace
  • Launched: 2004; Passengers: 2,670
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Ranked #8 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.4)


  • Top-notch option for multi-generation families
  • Personal Choice Dining offers numerous options
  • Enjoy a multi-course feast at Sabatini's Trattoria
  • Launched: 2004; Passengers: 2,670
Itineraries:
Ranked #9 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.3)


  • Varied dining options from tapas to T-bones
  • Lively Italian-style Piazza offers mix of food and entertainment
  • Shore excursions are well constructed and executed
  • Launched: 2007; Passengers: 3,100
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Ranked #10 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.3)


  • Relaxing adults-only Sanctuary
  • Lotus Spa has Asian influences
  • Great choice for multi-generational families
  • Launched: 2002; Passengers: 2,600
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Ranked #11 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.3)


  • Fourth in Princess Cruises' Grand class
  • Introduced poolside movie screen concept
  • Shaded Sanctuary is adults-only retreat
  • Launched: 2004; Passengers: 3,080
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Ranked #12 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.3)


  • Piazza is social hub of ship
  • Traditional and flexible dining options available
  • High ratio of cabins with verandahs
  • Launched: 2001; Passengers: 2,590
Itineraries:
Ranked #13 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.2)


  • Nosh on steak and Italian at two alternative restaurants
  • Top-of-ship Sanctuary offers zen-like retreat
  • Piazza-style atrium with Vines wine bar and sushi joint
  • Launched: 2006; Passengers: 3,080
Itineraries:
Ranked #14 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.2)


  • High percentage of cabins have balconies
  • Chill out on the adults-only Sanctuary sun deck
  • Programs for both teens and younger kids
  • Launched: 1998; Passengers: 2,594
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Ranked #15 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.2)


  • One of Princess' mid-sized ships
  • Welcoming and well-run
  • Rendezvous Bar serves wine and appetizers
  • Launched: 1995; Passengers: 1,950
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Ranked #16 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.1)


  • Onboard life geared toward Australians
  • Features big-screen outdoor movies
  • Dining options include steaks, pizza, ice cream
  • Launched: 1997; Passengers: 1,950
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Ranked #17 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.1)


  • Small size gives it an intimate vibe
  • Less-traveled itineraries include Australia/NZ, Hawaii and world cruises
  • Major refurbishments scheduled for 2015
  • Launched: 1998; Passengers: 1,990
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Ranked #18 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.0)


  • First TV studio at sea, Princess Live!
  • SeaWalk walkway cantilevered over the side
  • Massively expanded Piazza and adults-only pool
  • Launched: June 2013; Passengers: 3,600
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