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Ned Buntline
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
This was a total cruise time of 21 days with short cruises either side of our 11 day cruise from Singapore, and is our third time with Princess. The embarkation was smooth and efficient as you would expect in Singapore. Sapphire ... Read more
Traveller32
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
We have cruised on several occasions before with different cruise lines and this was the first (AND LAST) time with Princess. There were four of us, two adults and two teenagers. Check in process in Singapore was smooth but we had to ... Read more
Rhisibabe
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
68 forum posts
Sailed December 2015
This was me and my husband's first holiday without the children and the 2nd time we have cruised with Princess. We stayed for 3 nights in Cambodia, then 2 nights in Singapore and then boarded the cruise which called at Brunei, Nha Trang, ... Read more
emlyr
Member Since 2011
1 review
22 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed November 2015
For the most part, liked the remodeling, especially the closet - more room and ease of unpacking. Did not like losing the hand held shower nozzle though in the tiny shower. Found the food less enjoyable - seemed like too much mushy stuff ... Read more
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ylca47
Member Since 2011
1 review
I'd like to add a voice of agreement with the negative critique entitled "Ma ma hu hu" posted April 2015. My husband and I also were on the same cruise, and it really was a major disappointment from our past experiences with ... Read more
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peter grant
Member Since 2008
11 reviews
26 forum posts
Sailed April 2015
In Mandarin slang, ma ma hu hu means so so, not very good, or a bit of a mess. This cruise surely met that kind of definition. It ranks in the bottom five of the 40+ cruises we've taken. We joined the ship in Tianjin (aka the middle of ... Read more
franknie
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2015
Travelled from Singapore on Sapphire Princess. First time on Princess, but have made 10 or so cruises on different cruise lines. NIce ship, food excellent, itinerary perfect, entertainment could have been better, but this is not the ... Read more
E J Smith
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
Travelled on this ship when it was fresh out of dock after an overhaul. So don't worry about the worn carpets that are mentioned in another review because most of them have been replaced. Food and service were great, with special thanks ... Read more
SirHorse
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 forum posts
For our honeymoon we decided to get a glimpse of another part of the world with the comfort of a cruise. Princess had both the itinerary and timing right. The ship came directly from 10 days in dry-dock but not a word was mentioned ... Read more
Susie boo
Member Since 2015
1 review
Overall we did enjoy our cruise on this huge ship. On the positive side the meals were always good and the staff were mostly attentive and made us very welcome. However we did notice that although hand sanitisers were in place at the ... Read more
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spy53
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
107 forum posts
Let me start by saying that the Sapphire Princess is one great ship, in fact one of the nicest ships afloat, given its size. The carpet was a little tired as were a few of the other public areas on board, but it was going in for a minor ... Read more
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2903happy
Member Since 2010
7 reviews
32 forum posts
Boarding onto the Sapphire Princess in Singapore was very quick and trouble free, and we were into our stateroom within 25mins after filling out the required immigration documents. Our cabin was very comfortable, clean, and easy to move ... Read more
subaru94
Member Since 2007
3 reviews
770 forum posts
This is our 2nd cruise with Princess and we have done cruises with P&O, Royal Carribean, first the positives, Cabin Steward was amazing, our sheets changed and cabin spotless. Tender service was one of the best we have experienced. ... Read more
Sussex Duo
Member Since 2013
9 reviews
Sailed February 2015
Finding good weather for a cruise in February inevitably involves some long flights, especially if you choose the Far East rather than the Caribbean. We opted for a round trip from Singapore, which was really 3days then 7 days back-to-back ... Read more
Twinmum
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
We are a couple in our fifties and this was just our third cruise and I was not too sure what to expect from the ship after reading some negative reviews. We have sailed on the CROWN PRINCESS and then the CELEBRITY SOLSTICE before this one ... Read more
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AprilinVietnam
Member Since 2014
1 review
43 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2015
We were a little nervous choosing the Sapphire Princess for our first ever cruise after reading some negative reviews, but found ourselves on a wonderful cruising holiday that far exceeded our expectations. Embarkation was straight ... Read more
Tb.burke
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2015
Having sailed on many cruises (over 50) and been on 2 other princess ships, the Star and the Sun, I througly enjoyed the Sapprire on our cruise around South East Asia. Having sailed this area many times, I am convinced it off some of the ... Read more
p0240
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
98 forum posts
Not rated Sailed February 2015
We recently did B2B cruises from Singapore, first 3 nights to KL and Penang, then back to Singapore for the day then off again to Bangkok,Ho Chi Minh and Ko Samui. I was a bit nervous due to the reviews I had read on the Sapphire ... Read more
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Thistlethwaite12
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed February 2015
We have just recently finished our cruse round Asia on the saphire princess we found this ship very dated ,very poor service there was Hardly any alcohol on board despite them selling you the beer package so not value for money didn't ... Read more
jcarney
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed February 2015
i was very disappointed in the sapphire i heard so many good things about this ship and was excited to get on and experience it for myself. but instead i was angry that i spent my hard eared money to sale with these guys.i was disappointed ... Read more
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Dixiecharlie
Member Since 2014
1 review
Sailed February 2015
We had a mid-ship balcony cabin on Baja, Deck 11. It was smaller than the only other cruise we've done, which was on the Serenade of the Seas and also a mid-ship balcony. That had a couch which could at a pinch sleep a child, and more ... Read more
ritim
Member Since 2015
1 review
As veteran cruisers, we were markedly disappointed in our cruise experience on the Sapphire Princess Feb 15–28. We had been looking forward to a new experience after having been on Celebrity multiple times, Royal Caribbean and ... Read more
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Andyeeed
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
Sailed February 2015
My husband and I have taken about 50 cruises, 9 of them on Princess so we have a sense of comparison with which to rate the Sapphire Princess. With the exception of the dining room staff, never have we experienced a more disinterested, ... Read more
Richardevans716
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2015
Have just got off a 10 day cruise on Sapphire Princess and unfortunately felt let down by evening entertainment and attitude of some staff, it seemed like they was tired and didn't want to engage with the guest. Also in Horizon restaurant ... Read more
Mrs Clooney
Member Since 2015
4 reviews
59 forum posts
Sailed January 2015
We went on a 4 day Sapphire Princess cruise in January..Singapore to Singapore.. We booked a balcony cabin and just before we left, we were upgraded to a mini suite. As you can image, we were VERY happy about that. Embarkation was ... Read more
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