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Los Angeles Princess Island Princess Cruise Reviews

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Panama Canal Transit_Ocean To Ocean
"Panama Canal always piqued our interest. My husband and I were definitely in need of a vacation and were on the Princess website one day. This cruise 'jumped out' at us and so we booked it that day, without much..."Read More
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Panama Canal Transit_Ocean To Ocean

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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RetireAsACruiseCritic
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Panama Canal always piqued our interest. My husband and I were definitely in need of a vacation and were on the Princess website one day. This cruise 'jumped out' at us and so we booked it that day, without much thought. We had planned to go alone as we were trying to catch up on celebrating our 25th anniversary from last year [we had to cancel our vacation in 2018 because we live in Leilani ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Island Princess - Panama Canal

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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CAFoerst
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I have sailed with Princess many, many times and am at the highest level on loyalty classification. I have been spoiled by my last sailings on the Royal and Regal for my last three times. We chose the Panama Canal transit since we haven't done that recently and was going to stop in ports that we have been before. I knew that the Island Princess is much smaller that Royal or Regal, but was ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


A fun cruise with a few minor bumps

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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wudmeister
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

I chose this cruise because I was helping my parents with their travels. Both are mobility challenged and I go along to assist them. A small, but great ship and the remodel was amazing. I'd like to see some highlighted maps that show how to get to the stern of the ship (Deck 8) and perhaps how to get out on the bow. (Deck 10 I believe, but I was not able to get there during the trip as it's ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview (obstructed view)

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Panama Canal

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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rainer1
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Sailing south and going through the Panama Canal was a bucket list Item. Princess had a cruise that fit our time line so we booked it a year in advanced. Jade and Lucy the cruise director staff made the cruise such an enjoyable experience. We laughed with them and had competitions with them. they could always be counted on for a smile and a warm and friendly hello. If going, plan on packing ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


Fast quick instead of going to Las Vegas, NV.

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mcadad
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

It was a quick fast cruise. Very relaxing. Embarkation was very quick and slick. I was surprised about the extra $10.00 in the Bayou Café for Lobster. On the Ruby Princess, in the first week of October of 2017 I paid only $5.00 extra. So I dined there twice. Norman our room steward did a great job. We only saw him twice during the whole trip. However he took care of all our requests. We ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


Nice cruise, but beware of serious safety issues!

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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skipper1952
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Safety issues first. This staff's response to safety concerns is woefully inadequate! I called from my stateroom to report smelling smoke in the hallway. I waited in the hall for 11(eleven) minutes. No one appeared. I called the front desk again, and three minutes later a front desk clerk arrived, followed by one person who appeared to be an engineer. Neither appeared to be in a hurry and seemed ...
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Sail Date: April 2018


We came back new!

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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meggieh
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Just returned from a cruise to and through the Panama Canal. We, happily, are Platinum Passengers with Princess, so boarding, and disembarking went very smoothly. Our cabin was ready when we boarded, that was grand too. We generally unpack, then take a walking tour around the ship, and familiarize ourselves with it. Did the same with this cruise. The cabin was small, not a big surprise, ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


Well done but not perfect

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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kllychpmn
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Well I think they did a nice job for the most part on this sailing ,The company was forced to exchange Ensinada mexico for Nicaragua due to election violence, but its hard to blame them for wanting to keep us safe . I had better food on cruises and the buffet wasnt very good but we never eat there much so no great loss . This cruise had more single acts than production shows and Im prefer ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


A Relaxing Panama Canal Cruise and Experience

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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duckworth
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of the round trip from LA, plus the interesting ports we hadn't been to before. The Island Princess is older and the cabins are smaller than on other ships,but the service was excellent all the way around. The weather was perfect, so the pool areas were one of our favorite spots during the day. Live music, concerts on the jumbo screen and plenty of activities on ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Panama Canal was a thrilling experience

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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Casuel
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We mainly chose this cruise because it was a round trip departing from Los Angeles (close to home), thus resulting in not having to be bothered with any airplane flights. Secondly, we had never experienced the Panama Canal and were extremely interested in this itinerary. What a delight from start to finish! Embarkation was smooth and easy, room was ready upon boarding! Luggage was delivered ...
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Sail Date: April 2018

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


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