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Princess Island Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises from Los Angeles

Princess
Island Princess
Destination
Los Angeles

Traveler rating

Excellent

8

Very Good

6

Average

2

Poor

4

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

32

Family Cruises

20

Romantic Cruises

20

Entertainment Cruises

12

Repositioning Cruises

6

20 Princess Island Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises from Los Angeles


mrbronson avatar

mrbronson

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Old & Worn-out

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We truly enjoyed our cruise. That being said, Island Princess is OLD and tired. We do enjoy the smaller ships, but in the future because how Princess manages these smaller ships and offers lesser quality food, ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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RetireAsACruiseCritic

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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kllychpmn

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Well done but not perfect

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 . ...
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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


anamari avatar

anamari

4 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Not exactly up to previous Princess standards

We always wanted to do the Panama Canal cruise and we have previously sailed on Princess so when this cruise came up at the right time and price, we jumped on it. We were disappointed with the condition of the ship ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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KonaCruisers

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Second Time on the Island

We were on this ship approximately 2 years ago on a Panama cruise. We vowed at that time to return when the "BIG" locks were complete.As on the first cruise the crew were absolutely great. As for the ship... On the ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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brucedodge

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

First Look at the Butchered Island Princess

We have been on many cruises with 10 different lines, with about half on Princess (30+). I'll admit this review is biased. Having plenty of advance warning about the "wonderful" changes Princess had done to the ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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rottekatz

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Not Up to Expectations

Selected the Island Princess because it had recently been in dry dock. They forgot to remove rust and clean up the ship. The dining room staff, Jeffrey and Maria Carmen provided excellent and attentive service and ...
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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


DavidB5 avatar

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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#1survivorfan

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal trip

We have always wanted to cruise through the Panama Canal. When the time and opportunity came up, we booked it. Going through the canal was spectacular...a once in a lifetime experience. To think that this was ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Coreace

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

April 2016 Full Panama Canal Transit - Island Princess

We chose this cruise as our 10 year anniversary cruise. It was one of the smoothest seas that i have seen in my past 9 cruises. The staff on the Island Princess was great and friendly. We enjoyed eating at Alfred's ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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DeeCRC

1 Review Written

Not so 'Beautiful' Island Princess!

After cruising various times on the Sun, Emerald, Grand, Crown, Ruby, Royal Princess and also the Eurodam with Holland America I was expecting more than what we got on our cruise on the Island Princess! I won't ...
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Sail Date December 2015


Arizona sailor Don avatar

Arizona sailor Don

1 Review Written

Christmas Panama Canal

With much excitement, we landed in LAX, the transportation to the ship was fine and we boarded the Island Princess. The ship was very nicely decorated for the Christmas holidays. Our inside cabin reservations was ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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123cwm

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Island Princess Not for Children

We enjoyed our cruise but found the Island princess very different from other princess ships. They had a big remodel in May of 2015 and the Youth Center was moved to the interior of the back of the ship. It is ...
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Sail Date December 2015


paul8 avatar

paul8

23 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Ship and Wonderful Time although ship needs to be refurbishs

PANAMA CANAL 3-6 TO 3-21 2015 Activities There were numerous activities and then some. Age Group Passenger’s on this cruise tended to be younger than on the last cruise. Background information I made this ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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nojoke

7 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Lovely 2 weeks on the Island Princess

The Island Princess is an older ship, but very nicely maintained. Embarkation was the best we have ever experienced, I believe. It must have taken10 minutes tops. We are “Platinum”, so were guided to a ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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chamaeleo

2 Reviews Written

A wonderful, Relaxing Cruise

We truly enjoyed this 15 day cruise (LA to Ft. Lauderdale). Princess continues to be a quality experience with decent entertainment & relatively good food. .I do have a few minor complaints: 1) the ash trays need to ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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rainer1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Panama Canal

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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rickaaer

1 Review Written

Panama Canal Transit

We chose this cruise in order to experience the Panama Canal transit. We were welcomed at the airport and transported to the ship. Embarkment processing was completed within five minutes and disembarking from ship ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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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