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Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) to the Panama Canal & Central America Princess Caribbean Princess Cruise Reviews

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Bad food in the dining room. Service was not much better!
"We chose this cruise to see the new locks of the Panama Canal which we did. We were on the same cruise ship in August and it was very good. New chef, captain, and cruise director made it a poor cruise. Main..."Read More
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Medallion a disaster

Review for Caribbean Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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pes50

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We've been on Princess before and had wonderful experiences. And this cruise was on many ways no different. It would have been at least 4 stars but for the dreaded Medallion and its app's. The medallion gets you on and off ship, pays shipboard Bill's, and opens cabin doors. It works. But it is also supposed to work with the Ocean Compass app which is supposed to locate friends, order drinks etc ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Disappointing

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psydney1

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

The food was very disappointing on this cruise. The dining room food was so bland that we just stopped going halfway through the cruise. I remember the disappointment on everyone's face when one meal in particular arrived. I still find it hard to believe that they had the nerve to serve such a meal. The buffet (World Market) was okay for breakfast and lunch, and some of the specialty ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Can't Connect to iTunes Store

Review for Caribbean Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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fsroadmgr

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This was our 14th time on Princess and 4th on Caribbean Princess. We took the cruise because we hadn't been to the Panama Canal for several years. Everything met our expectations, except for the implementation of the new Medallion Class Technology. Before saying what was wrong with the implementation, I must say it is great technoloy if the users are able to understand how to use it. It was ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Oceanview (obstructed view)


Dated Ship, tired menu

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campbels

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We have done several Caribbean cruises but had never visited the Panama Canal or Costa Rica. Princess is supposed to be a premium brand of Carnival but we were disappointed with the level of service in the dining rooms and the quality of food overall. Wait staff were not fluent in English and we had difficulty conversing with them. The ship was built in 2004 and it looked tired, even though it ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Best Trip Ever!

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DB1234567

First Time Cruiser

Age 20s

I have never been on a cruise before and I came in with little to no expectations and a positive attitude. At first I was overwhelmed with amount of action going on and the small rooms, food etc. But after the initial first day, which was stressful because of flying and nothing with the Princess cruise line, everything worked out. Sure, we did not go on one of our port stops due to weather, but ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with disabled person


Outstanding Time and Experience

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njjayhawker

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We were on a group tour from our church. We like the itinerary as we wanted to see the new locks. SHIP: Overall the ship was very nice. All the public areas were well maintained and the people flow was good. We chose to hang around the adults pool located at the back of the ship. Easy access to food and beverages, not as crowded and a little quieter. The Medallion experience was ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Bad food in the dining room. Service was not much better!

Review for Caribbean Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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eggzacklee71

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise to see the new locks of the Panama Canal which we did. We were on the same cruise ship in August and it was very good. New chef, captain, and cruise director made it a poor cruise. Main problem was the food in the dining room. Awful. Cruise director liked to hold everything in the center of the cruise ship which was not large enough for dance lessons and dancing at night. ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Panama Canal

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CCEB

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we had cruised Princess to Alaska and had a very enjoyable experience. This cruise was slightly different. Our cabin steward was MIA for the 1st 2 days, apparently he was ill, but there was no one we could directly contact with issues. This was a 10 day cruise, 4 of which were at sea. Additionally, because of bad weather, we were unable to dock in one of our ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite with Balcony


To see Go through Panama Canal

Review for Caribbean Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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Czrjhn

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Food in restaurant was very disappointing (eg. 1 got a seafood entree that only had 1shrimp,4 mussels, 0 scallops and one bite of Sea Bass. All served on a bunch of scallop shells in a broth. It shouldn’t even have been sent up from the kitchen or served ) (eg.2. Got served a bowl of broth with a piece of fish dropped in it. This was supposed to be a “chowder”. Inedible!) (eg. 3 requested rye ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Panama partial crossing Tour

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depperson

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Totally satisfied with the entire cruise experience! All the Princess Cruise people were so helpful, bent over backwards to help you. Food was excellent, service was excellent! Saw some reviews that the Caribbean Princess was dated. I did not, enjoyed the art, especially deck 6 entry to the theater. Do go at least 30 minutes prior to the events. I would highly recommend the Caribbean Princess, ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


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