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Princess Royal Princess Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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Alcatraz Island, San Francisco is an incredibly beautiful port to sail into or away from.
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First time on Royal, it was OK, still enjoyed it tho!

Review for Royal Princess to Hawaii

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Bdd2
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

My mom and I have so far taken 4 cruises, including this cruise, can't say Royal was the best, it was ok tho. We've been on Majestic Princess for an Asia cruise, and since our home base is in SF, and with mom now preferring cruises, we thought we will try all the ones leaving from SF to make it easy. Royal Princess is our first cruise out of SF. Embarkation was a breeze, just make sure you ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Balcony


Significant Improvement

Review for Royal Princess to Mexican Riviera

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sailingaround7oceans
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Embarkation easy and without incident. Our cabin was midship on Starboard (Right)side and as we were on a back to back trip this is were we wanted to be for 25 days. Sadly the balcony cabin had a terrible smell of decaying flesh, fish, gas and sewage that rapidly got worse. The fumes were noxious, we had to be moved in a hurry. This move was done with NO ARGUMENT from Princess. We moved to a ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


First Princess Experience was Definitely not Royal

Review for Royal Princess to Hawaii

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jsn55
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

SAN FRANCISCO – HAWAIIAN ISLANDS Roundtrip Deck 15 M725 “Premium Deluxe Balcony”, a completely fabricated description I am an event planner, so hyper-critical. My mantra is that it takes no more effort to do things right than wrong. But you have to CARE. Bottom line for us was ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Traveled with disabled person


Disappointing cruise where cost cutting has changed the experience.

Review for Royal Princess to Mexican Riviera

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aldo
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

After 25 plus cruises with Princess, overall, our most disappointing experience on Princess. Many of the little touches that made Princess special for us have been discontinued or were missing. No more smoked salmon in the morning buffet. According to HC manager, “We don’t do that anymore”. To his credit though, he did track some down for me. All the great cheeses we used to have, Blues and ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Hawaii Cruise

Review for Royal Princess to Hawaii

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LCBK
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We are platinum level on princess cruises. We have sailed on the Royal Princess before, and had a really nice time. I was really disappointed on this trip with the staff and service. We embarked in San Francisco for a 15 day Hawaii Cruise. Embarkation: From the moment we were in the waiting area for embarkation, I knew something wasn’t right. Embarkation was a nightmare. Huge ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Cruise to Hawaii

Review for Royal Princess to Hawaii

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elliair
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were disappointed in this cruise. The entertainment was sorely lacking, the food was horrible. Everything tasted like curry or the flavoring from the link sausage. Embarkation and debarkation was a nightmare. Not the Princess we've cruised on before. Lack of crew, if you wanted a drink, go to the bar and get it. Princess wasn't ready to sail and they winged it the whole way. It's the ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Overcrowded, understaffed and terrible service

Review for Royal Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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oskidunker
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We booked this with 9 family members to celebrate Thanksgiving hoping for a stress free holiday. what we got was 4000 people on the ship, Long lines for everything and poor service' Dining: We were forced to book 7:10 before we left on the cruise asw nothing early was available. Only one dining room for reservations. The other two was a free for all.Dinner took two hours with no time for ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Traveled with children


Four Night Thanksgiving Cruise from San Francisco to Ensenada

Review for Royal Princess to Australia & New Zealand

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sfgenato
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was a four night Thanksgiving cruise out of San Francisco to Ensenada. Despite having 4,000 passengers aboard, 1,300 crew - service was good and all my complaints and issues were promptly and satisfactorily resolved. Last year, I took the Ruby Princess Thanksgiving Cruise out of San Francisco, with only 1,300 passengers aboard. While I prefer a smaller ship, I think the crew of Royal ...
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Sail Date: November 2022

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


I like the service and restaurants, the foods were delicious

Review for Royal Princess to Pacific Coastal

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Loanhoang
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

This was my first time to cruise with Princess. I had a good impression about the cruise. The foods were so delicious and plenty of choices. The decorated deserts were so beautiful and of course it tasted so yummy. I really recommend everyone must try a vacation with princess cruise. I do not eat breakfast often but on this cruise I never skipped breakfast. They have so much foods to eat. The ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


ROYAL Princess - not quite up to "Royal Class" expectation

Review for Royal Princess to Pacific Coastal

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sailingaround7oceans
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have sailed over 300 days on Princess ships and chose to take this as the Royal Princess is a "Royal Class Princess ship" sailing out of San Francisco. No question it is a beautiful ship, spotlessly clean. We had had earlier experience in 2022 on Regal Princess in Europe and expected the same standard on the ROYAL Princess. To our complete and utter dismay we were in for a huge disappointment ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


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