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Short cruise Coastal California to Ensenada

Food was as expected, somewhat better than Royal Carribbean, more choices especially at breakfast

Hated German Night in the Buffet, so did our friends, have no idea why on earth they offer that

The hot dogs and pizza were always a saving grace...very well done

Absolutely hated the beds...hard as a rock...even after asking for extra padding

But we still did have a nice cruise overall

Casino staff was disengaged. Did the slot tournament which was like a poorly planned fire drill. It was so much better planned on the Golden to Hawaii...like night and day

Wait staff was always friendly and provided great service

Major plus was we got to take the cost of the cruise off on a future cruise in 2014...so kinda like free...everyone loves free...so we are going to do an Alaska cruise later in the year.

We like Princess...we do smoke and dislike the smoking policy...they were also very strict on bringing alcohol on board...this was a total contradiction to the Hawaii cruise...maybe cause its so short.

Bathrooms are so very hard to find on board, poorly marked, generally clean through once you can find one.

We were very surprised to do so well in the casino. We both like slots...basically played one machine the whole time...was up 400 the first night...then won a 500. DW won multiple 250 on her machine...so we were happy.

4 Night California Coastal Cruise

Sapphire Princess Cruise Review by Busters Dad

Trip Details

Short cruise Coastal California to Ensenada


Food was as expected, somewhat better than Royal Carribbean, more choices especially at breakfast


Hated German Night in the Buffet, so did our friends, have no idea why on earth they offer that


The hot dogs and pizza were always a saving grace...very well done


Absolutely hated the beds...hard as a rock...even after asking for extra padding


But we still did have a nice cruise overall


Casino staff was disengaged. Did the slot tournament which was like a poorly planned fire drill. It was so much better planned on the Golden to Hawaii...like night and day


Wait staff was always friendly and provided great service


Major plus was we got to take the cost of the cruise off on a future cruise in 2014...so kinda like free...everyone loves free...so we are going to do an Alaska cruise later in the year.


We like Princess...we do smoke and dislike the smoking policy...they were also very strict on bringing alcohol on board...this was a total contradiction to the Hawaii cruise...maybe cause its so short.


Bathrooms are so very hard to find on board, poorly marked, generally clean through once you can find one.


We were very surprised to do so well in the casino. We both like slots...basically played one machine the whole time...was up 400 the first night...then won a 500. DW won multiple 250 on her machine...so we were happy.

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Cabin Review

Cabin B737

Room was ok...at aft of ship...part of balcony looked forward and down on all the others below and to the side of ours. Nice....but the beds...like rocks...wished the ship had rocked more to put us to sleep...NO PADDING!

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