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Los Angeles Princess Island Princess Cruise Reviews

Princess
Island Princess
Destination
Los Angeles

Traveler rating

Excellent

76

Very Good

68

Average

26

Poor

19

Terrible

5

Cruise type

76 Los Angeles Princess Island Princess Cruise Reviews


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dirttrackterry

1 Review Written

Loved the Island Princess

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We have completed a Coastal California cruise previously and had such a nice time we wanted to take the cruise again. We loved the Island Princess. It is a smaller ship but great for those cruisers who like to ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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vmwoo

1 Review Written

15 Days Panama Canal - Sep 26, 2018

We truely enjoyed the Panama Canal transit experience from Pacific Ocean to Atlantic Ocean. We had a balcony room on deck 11 (Baja) in mid ship area. The room was comfortable although we found the mattress a ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Yehootu

6 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very Relaxing Experience

Who chose this cruise as it was easy for us to get to LA from Honolulu. We have already done a Ocean to Ocean transit and wanted to try this cruise. We had been on the Island Princess prior to her retro fit. We ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Hennepin

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal Cruise Exceeded Expectations (19 days roundtrip from LA)

Overall fantastic experience. During sea days we enjoyed Zumba by the outdoor pool, ping pong in the Lotus courtyard, laps around the Promenade and upper decks (can make a full circuit on Promenade via brief indoor ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Weenee

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Short But Sweet

This was our first time taking a short cruise (4 days), to our surprise, it felt like a 2 week cruise. Perhaps the short time forces us to enjoy every minute of it, and we really did. The short cruise eliminated ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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gsbrad2

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A Working Vacation

I am self employed and booked this trip a couple days before departure, treating it as a working vacation with a change of scenery. Traveling alone, I just wanted to eat, sleep, and work (mostly reading). By all ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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seahorse42

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise with changes

Cruised with 2 other best friend couples. Itinerary of Ports changed as Nicaragua had protests. Ensenada, MX was replacement port. Island Princess current layout with no aft night club/lounge makes not enough venues ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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cokefirst

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great crew, and a fabulous time

this is the longest cruise we have ever done. We have taken 10 previous cruises on Princess, and we really love their service The only thing I miss about this ship is the lack of the 24 hour international ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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romancecruising

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very enjoyable Panama Canal Round Trip

This is the third time we've taken this itinerary on this ship, and we enjoyed this one a lot. The only downside was that the political unrest in Nicaragua caused the ship to skip that port and substitute Ensenada, ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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maddy20

1 Review Written

Loved the staff, food, on shore trips and Captain Michele Tuvo

Our mini suite was very comfortable and roomy for two ladies. The cabin room service was excellent, fast and the food was very good. Our cabin steward Gerald was always smiling, always available if we needed him. ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Merrysmom

1 Review Written

STRESS FREE HOLIDAYS

If you've never sailed during the holidays you are missing out. We choose this particular cruise aboard the Island Princess specifically for the dates that included Christmas and New Years. And the destination was ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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Callie28

7 Reviews Written

44 Helpful Votes

Wonderful holiday cruise

We chose this cruise to experiment with the idea of being away from home for the holidays. We have cruised with princess 30+ times so there is a certain comfort zone. We were very happy with the service, our cabin, ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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CanCruise2005

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Panama - Very relaxing cruise

Wanted to cross Panama off the bucket list Embarkation in Long Beach was effortless. The lineup to get to the building on the roads was long because of Memorial day services at the USS Iowa. Once out of the ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Holomoku

9 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

A cruise to be remembered!

We picked this cruise to avoid a cross country flight and for more sea days than port days. Then we added on the three day run down from Vancouver to L.A. just for the sea days. So, for us a 22 day cruise, still ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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esanesel

7 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Exceeded all our expectations.

This was an impulse buy for us as we chose to take the first sailing of the season (for this ship) to the Panama Canal. The weather was spotty and I'm certain that there will be more than a few complaints about ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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coopco

4 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable Cruise on Island Princess

We had a wonderful time on the 6-day Pacific Wine Coastal on Island Princess, Los Angeles to Vancouver. I had read the posts on the refurb and it took a little bit to maneuver the ship but I never found it ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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lindastarr

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Lots to do

From January 7-31, a friend and I spent 24 days aboard Holland America’s Westerdam on a Collectors Cruise to Mexico and Hawaii, followed, three land-days later, by a 15-day cruise through the Panama Canal aboard ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Sherwolfe

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Terrific Panama Cruise

Did the 15 day Panama from L.A. to Ft. Lauderdale. We sailed with a group of 19 friends and totally enjoyed this cruise. While the ports were alright, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Cartagena, and Grand Cayman. ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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HaveDogWillTravel

4 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Excellent itinerary, service, food and entertainment

The service on the Island Princess was absolutely stellar. Everyone (wait staff, bar staff, room steward, customer service desk) we came in contact with did their utmost to make this cruise the best experience ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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DavidB5

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

We were very happy with our Panama Canal Cruise on Island Princess!!

We chose this cruise because it fit within our budget and timing. We have sailed Princess before and we have been satisfied with the experience. Embarkation in Los Angeles went smoothly. From the time we were ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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dagreg

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Seasoned Cruiser......Fantastic ship, and crew

First off........read many reviews before taking this cruise. Many that complained about the crew, shower, ship and food.........had to be old fuddy duddies that never smile, (had plenty of those on board), they ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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alice cruise

1 Review Written

Very Enjoyable

1st time going thru Panama Canal Excellent restaurant services, waiter and assistants work together very well, they help each other out. They have good memeory, remember our preference, always bring tea at ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Captain Pinball

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Most Interesting Panama & Western Central America Cruise on the Island Princess

Round trip Los Angeles!!!! No air travel required!! We live in So Cal so, so easy! Boarding was a snap. The Island is a smaller ship so few passengers. The Ship really grew on us. Our cabin was mid-ship. ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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dweslander

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Panama Canal

Seeing the Panama Canal for the first time was awesome, going through the locks and pulled by mechanical mules. We loved Cartagena with it's old Spanish fort high on a hill, the old Spanish arcitecture. Huatulco and ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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danutajf2

1 Review Written

Unique overnight stay in panama

great value for interesting and different stops including overnight in gatun lake interspersed with plenty of sea days made for a very relaxed pace for this longer 19 day venue. island princess has a fresh ...
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Sail Date November 2016


Island Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.03.9
Entertainment3.03.9
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation5.03.6
Family4.03.5
Enrichment3.03.7
Service4.04.3
Value For Money4.03.8
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