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Mexican Riviera Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Second time on the Golden

Review for Golden Princess to Mexican Riviera

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Georgiane

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Decided to take the short 3 day cruise to help us achieve Elite status quicker and to celebrate my DH's birthday. We found the Golden to be a very clean ship, staff was excellent and we even ran into the room steward that we had last year on this ship. Embarkation was fast - within 10 minutes we were on the ship and in our room. We only had carry on luggage so cannot say how long people had to ...
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Sail Date: April 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Food, Food, and More Food!

Review for Golden Princess to Mexican Riviera

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tlmccord

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We took a three night cruise from Los Angeles to Ensenada, Mexico round trip. Check in went very smooth with no long line. We actually waited longer to get off the boar when we returned. We had a balcony room which was quite comfortable. We were traveling with another couple and our rooms were next to each other, but there was no adjoining door between the rooms - however the steward was able ...
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Sail Date: April 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Service and Food Disappointing

Review for Golden Princess to Mexican Riviera

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cardqb

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

We didn't go into our three day cruise to Ensenada with high demands. It was a quick getaway. We've sailed Princess many times and are Platinum level, so it wasn't our first rodeo. Quick note: the ship had just completed a 30-day cruise from the other side of South American when it arrived in L.A. for our cruise. We're thinking this had some effects that lingered into our ...
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Sail Date: March 2015


Disappointing

Review for Golden Princess to Mexican Riviera

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merganser505

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We went on the West Coast Sampler over Thanksgiving weekend. The stops were Santa Barbara (nice) and Ensenada. We were disappointed and will not use Princess again. We spent a lot of time standing in lines. On the first night, we could not get a meal. We stood in 3 different lines and when it was finally our turn, we were offered a table in 2 hours or a table in 2 DAYS (seriously!). Almost every ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Cabin Type: Balcony


Relaxing weekend vacation

Review for Golden Princess to Mexican Riviera

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SoCalTraveler

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Overall: We had a great time. We have done this route three times, once in 1984 on the Azure Seas, once in 2013 on the Carnival Inspiration, and this trip on the Golden Princess 11/14-17. The Golden Princess has the look and feel of every other Princess ship we’ve been on. (My negative Carnival Inspiration review is here: Inspiration not inspiring in January 2013.) Princess is hands down better in ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Traveled with children


Another wonderful getaway!

Review for Golden Princess to Mexican Riviera

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richla

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We went on a back-to-back 4 and 3 day cruise. We sailed on the Golden a few years earlier to Hawaii and were familiar with the ship. This time we were upgraded to a rather large balcony suite, as it was designed for wheelchair passengers. We had booked a guaranteed outside cabin and I guess we just got lucky because they didn't have a wheelchair passenger needing it. The Golden itself is showing a ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Cabin Type: Balcony


The Kickball Cruise from Heaven - Golden Princess Nov. 14-17 2014

Review for Golden Princess to Mexican Riviera

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CruiseItOff

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

24/7 Pizza, $50/day all you can drink, friendly staff (mostly), and a great atmosphere made this the best of the 3 cruises for me to date. Booze cruise to Mexico and Princess was ready for the fun. The Good: Firstly, get the all you can all-you-can drink deal. $50/day and you're set to go as long as the bars are open and it seemed like there was always a bar open. Service can be a little slow at ...
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Sail Date: November 2014


First Time on Princess

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toddtravels

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

As the title suggests, this was my first sailing on Princess. I have sailed 4 times on NCL and twice on Royal Caribbean. I knew that I would not be disappointed with Princess. We originally booked an oceanview category, but received information from our cruise specialist about 2 weeks prior to sailing that we had be given a complimentary upgrade to a balcony stateroom! I normally sail in balcony ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Cabin Type: Balcony


Princess vs. Carnival

Review for Golden Princess to Mexican Riviera

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Stockjock

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Background: I've been on about 10 cruises. My girlfriend and I did roughly the same itinerary on the Carnival Imagination roughly 9 months ago. Embarcation: Super fast and unobtrusive. We got there a bit late, but we were on the ship surprisingly quickly. They did however, search my bag in great detail. No idea what they're looking for. They are also ultra-vigilant about intercept booze and ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Cabin Type: Balcony


Princess was disappointing

Review for Golden Princess to Mexican Riviera

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Cam Dogg

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

My wife and I have been on the 3 day Mexico cruise 4 or 5 times with Carnival. We decided to try Princess since they just entered this market. Big mistake! The ship was nice on the inside, but you could tell the outside/metal areas of the ship were very tired. There are places on the deck that flex when you walk. Our cabin E414 was nice and I recommend it to anyone booking the obstructed ocean ...
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Sail Date: October 2014


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