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Princess Island Princess Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises from Los Angeles

Princess
Island Princess
Destination
Los Angeles

Traveler rating

Excellent

8

Very Good

6

Average

4

Poor

2

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

32

Family Cruises

20

Romantic Cruises

20

Entertainment Cruises

12

Repositioning Cruises

6

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


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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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SharonaLB

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Island Princess - Pacific Coast

We just got off the Island Princess sailing from Los Angeles to Vancouver. Service overall, with one exception (see below) was fabulous. We were on the Royal Princess in January and are booked for Australia in ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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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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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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USArmyMom

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Disappointed to an extent

We were excited to take a 19 day cruise - it had a great itinerary! Unluckily for us - our first port was changed from Puerto Chiapas to Puerto Vallarta. The entrance to the harbor was too shallow due to the ...
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Sail Date September 2017


Scott269 avatar

Scott269

3 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

A Pleasant Surprise

I chose this cruise because of the itinery and the number of days at sea. I was celebrating a partial retirement and just wanted an extended time to relax. I had concerns about the age of the ship, this being my ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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c5corvette

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Too many lines

Having been on other bigger Princess boats, this one was too small and not laid out as well. Scheduling for dinner and theater shows was conflicting and problematic. People had to wait in long lines for the 5:15 ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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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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FriscoLady

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary, mediocre ship

This was our first time on the Island Princess and I think it can best be described as "cozy". While there were many things that I liked about this smaller Princess ship, its lack of space also presented some ...
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Sail Date December 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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loge23

10 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

Spectacular Canal Transit: Highlight of a Very Good Cruise

This cruise marked a milestone birthday for my wife, as well as her retirement (you should be able to figure out the birthday!) after almost five decades as a Nurse, the last 25 of those as a Nursing Professor. ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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iowa steve

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Over the Top Service

We did our first cruise to celebrate our 25th anniversary and we chose this cruise to celebrate our 40th. This being a special vacation we tried to enjoy everything we could on this trip. We have always left from ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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8kidsdad

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Island Princess through the Panama Canal

Loved the staff. They served "cheesy scrambled eggs" the first breakfast and I loved them. The second breakfast it was some other combination of eggs. I expressed my disappointment at not being able to have the ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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duckworth

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Relaxing Panama Canal Cruise and Experience

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 ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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nenet1234

1 Review Written

This Was a Very Nice Cruise (15 Day Panama Canal)

All port excursions (all booked through Princess) were great. The Aromas and Flavors of Cartagena was a bit shorter than we expected, but the food was great. I recommend the balcony dinner for two (stead and ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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kickoff

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Island princess

Service desk lady couldn't be bothered by getting us a new coffee card as ours got wet and was ruined.The card needs to be in a computer system.A cardboard card is not practical.She was very rude.The ship had ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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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


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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