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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)


  • 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 #5 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 #6 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 #7 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
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Ranked #8 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
Itineraries:
Ranked #9 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 #10 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 #11 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
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Ranked #12 of 18 Princess Ships
(4.3)


  • 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
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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My husband and I are in our 50s. This was our first cruise on Princess. This was our first time doing an Alaskan itinerary. We've done four Carnival ...

by Azure Moon

My husband and I had a mini-suite cabin on the Dolphin Deck, and it was clean, well laid out, and spacious with ample closet space. Our cabin steward was really great; he ...

by mapletree1

Overall very pleased with the cruise and would not hesitate to use Princess again for future cruises, but there are some things to be aware of prior to booking.

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