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Each year we book a family vacation and we usually we do resorts. This year we did the princess cruise, highly not recommended for a family vacation with kids. We have a 4 and 2 year old, the 4 year old can go to the kids program but the 2 year old can not. The kids pool is only 1 foot 4 inches deep, so going swimming with the children is out of the question. We did mostly tours of the islands on the days in port because there is nothing for the kids on the ship. Well except the kids program and we go on the vacations to spend time with the kids not leave them with someone else. The rooms were the size of an average walk in closet, kept up very nicely by a attendant which was 10.50 a day per person, so for us it was 42.00usd a day. I found 294.00 a little much for turn down service and towels, but the man was very nice and helpful. The food was average nothing outstanding, the waitstaff was on the most part excellent and had great dining room experiences. The nightly entertainment was great and had quite an assortment of different things to see and do. Overall if you are not taking any kids and just want to sail and see different islands and are not a night life person this is the a good option for you. For us we have set sail on our last cruise and we will stick to the resorts, with and without the kids cruises are not for us. If you are traveling with the kids please do yourself a favor and do not book this, they want to take the money for the kids but they do not want them to be seen or heard. Not exactly a family vacation!

Not for Kids!

Crown Princess Cruise Review by Aimee

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Each year we book a family vacation and we usually we do resorts. This year we did the princess cruise, highly not recommended for a family vacation with kids. We have a 4 and 2 year old, the 4 year old can go to the kids program but the 2 year old can not. The kids pool is only 1 foot 4 inches deep, so going swimming with the children is out of the question. We did mostly tours of the islands on the days in port because there is nothing for the kids on the ship. Well except the kids program and we go on the vacations to spend time with the kids not leave them with someone else. The rooms were the size of an average walk in closet, kept up very nicely by a attendant which was 10.50 a day per person, so for us it was 42.00usd a day. I found 294.00 a little much for turn down service and towels, but the man was very nice and helpful. The food was average nothing outstanding, the waitstaff was on the most part excellent and had great dining room experiences. The nightly entertainment was great and had quite an assortment of different things to see and do. Overall if you are not taking any kids and just want to sail and see different islands and are not a night life person this is the a good option for you. For us we have set sail on our last cruise and we will stick to the resorts, with and without the kids cruises are not for us. If you are traveling with the kids please do yourself a favor and do not book this, they want to take the money for the kids but they do not want them to be seen or heard. Not exactly a family vacation!
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