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Pacific Princess
Ranked #1 of 18 Princess Ships
91% Loved It
  • 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
Island Princess
Ranked #2 of 18 Princess Ships
81% Loved It
  • Pro: Comfortable, mid-sized ship; peaceful adults-only sun deck; good variety of food.
  • Con: Ship generally feels cramped; bathrooms and standard balconies are also small.
  • Bottom Line: Ideal for those looking for a traditional cruise ship experience with no surprises.
  • Launched: 2003; Passengers: 2,214
Coral Princess
Ranked #3 of 18 Princess Ships
80% Loved It
  • Lectures and workshops via ScholarShip @ Sea
  • One of Princess' mid-sized ships
  • Relax at adults-only Sanctuary sun deck
  • Launched: 2003; Passengers: 1,970
Ruby Princess
Ranked #4 of 18 Princess Ships
80% Loved It
  • Pros: Excellent service and array of dining and entertainment options
  • Cons: Upselling is a bit excessive
  • Bottom Line: Friendly ship, with more free dining and activities than for-fee alternatives
  • Launched: November 2008; Passengers: 3,084
Diamond Princess
Ranked #5 of 18 Princess Ships
80% Loved It
  • 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
Sapphire Princess
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Sapphire Princess
Ranked #6 of 18 Princess Ships
79% Loved It
  • 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
Star Princess
Ranked #7 of 18 Princess Ships
78% Loved It
  • Pro: Activities and cuisine are themed around the ship's itinerary.
  • Con: Nightlife and evening entertainment can be lacking, especially the main stage shows.
  • Bottom Line: Enrichment, food and drink are strong suits, but you need port days to keep from getting bored.
  • Launched: 2002; Passengers: 2,600
Golden Princess
Ranked #8 of 18 Princess Ships
76% Loved It
  • Piazza is social hub of ship
  • Traditional and flexible dining options available
  • High ratio of cabins with verandahs
  • Launched: 2001; Passengers: 2,590
Caribbean Princess
Ranked #9 of 18 Princess Ships
75% Loved It
  • Fourth in Princess Cruises' Grand class
  • Introduced poolside movie screen concept
  • Shaded Sanctuary is adults-only retreat
  • Launched: 2004; Passengers: 3,080
Sun Princess
Ranked #10 of 18 Princess Ships
75% Loved It
  • Pro: New venues added in 2016, interesting itineraries, good food and welcoming crew

  • Con: No longer the innovative pioneer it once was, young couples may find the ship a bit quiet

  • Bottom Line: The elegant midsize ship offers varied cruise options and outstanding service

  • Launched: 1995; Passengers: 2,010
Grand Princess
Ranked #11 of 18 Princess Ships
74% Loved It
  • 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
Regal Princess
Ranked #12 of 18 Princess Ships
74% Loved It
  • 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
Crown Princess
Ranked #13 of 18 Princess Ships
73% Loved It
  • Pros: Good value for money; impressive breadth of activities, programming and excursions
  • Cons: Stumbles on service occasionally; add-on costs and upselling irritate some passengers
  • Bottom Line: Tries to be everything to everyone -- and largely succeeds
  • Launched: 2006; Passengers: 3,080
Dawn Princess
Ranked #14 of 18 Princess Ships
73% Loved It
  • Mid-size ship geared toward Australians
  • Refurbished in 2015 with a new and revamped venues
  • Big-screen outdoor movies and adults-only sun deck
  • Launched: 1997; Passengers: 1,950
Emerald Princess
Ranked #15 of 18 Princess Ships
72% Loved It
  • 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
Sea Princess
Ranked #16 of 18 Princess Ships
72% Loved It
  • Small size gives it an intimate vibe
  • Less-traveled itineraries include Australia/NZ, Hawaii and world cruises
  • 2015 refurb introduced The Sanctuary and other new features
  • Launched: 1998; Passengers: 1,998
Royal Princess
Ranked #17 of 18 Princess Ships
65% Loved It
  • 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
Majestic Princess
Ranked #18 of 18 Princess Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Sister ship to popular Royal Princess and Regal Princess
  • Based in China year-round
  • Innovative features: Anytime Dining, Movies Under the Stars
  • Launched: 2017; Passengers: 3,560
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first time back on the Grand in years. Not expecting too much and so very pleasantly surprised. Food was plentiful (of course) and good. Really ... Read more
by Knickearth
We had not been to the west coast and thought this would be great ! The lines are long for anything on board, stateroom shower had mold and soap ... Read more
by Petparent58
We choose Emerald Princess on a taster cruise to try the Princess line, we were bitterly disappointed. Embarkation and disembarkation was good ... Read more
by Holidayfun141
We had never been to the Channel Isle and thought this was an ideal way of combining seeing Guernsey, enjoying a short cruise and trying out a new ... Read more
by BillieB
First of all, we have travelled many times with Princess and I normally rate them highly. I was so disappointed to find the usual Princess standards ... Read more
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