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I'm not sure where to begin... the food or the constant Sewer smell? My husband and I have cruised to Alaska 2 years ago with Celebrity Solstice and being on this ship was hell compared to our last trip. I don't typically write reviews and it took me several attempts to figure out how to write a review here. It was worth the effort and time to get my words down. Upon our late arrival (have to give it to princess crew for getting us on board as we almost did not make it), we went to our cabin to be greeted by our nice steward. my husband and I immediately smelled a sewer type smelling the hallway and in our room. I asked what that smell was and he said "what smell?" throughout the entire cruise we smelled this mid ship on all floors we were at. We met up with 15 other family members for a reunion on this trip and family members were complaining about the same foul sewer smell. Like water that spills on a carpet and not dealt with and mildew sets in..you know what I'm talking about right? Anyway, this smell didn't stop there..the dining room had a horrible smell going down the entryway and hall way.. it was vile. like old food. I was more comfortable in the public restrooms honestly as they were very clean! after we had booked this trip, I started reading reviews and there were many complaints about the food. Well I have to tell you.. I should have NOT eaten their food in the buffet or dining room. I would have saved in days of illness (still recovering) among other family members. It is very very very clear that this was all food related, contaminated food perhaps. If you want cold milk, forget it... luke warm...if you want cold yogurt, forget it...luke warm, if you want cheese, forget it..sweaty wilty and warm..(every single day!). I tried to eat fruit most of the time. We ate in the dining room every night and the food was also luke warm.. I was feeling sick every night. then BAM! in and out of the restroom... couldn't go out of my room and nauseated..still sick.. past four days. Just got home yesterday. It could be that I have that Noravirus as my Dr just started me on antibiotics. After doing some research on this ship, I found they had 2 breakouts this year on their ship! this virus is caused by contaminated food. go figure.. will never set foot on this ship again. Do yourself a favor..stay away if you want to stay healthy!

If you want to stay healthy, do not get on this ship..please.

Crown Princess Cruise Review by Lmarieweilert

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: July 2016
  • Destination: Alaska
I'm not sure where to begin... the food or the constant Sewer smell?

My husband and I have cruised to Alaska 2 years ago with Celebrity Solstice and being on this ship was hell compared to our last trip. I don't typically write reviews and it took me several attempts to figure out how to write a review here. It was worth the effort and time to get my words down. Upon our late arrival (have to give it to princess crew for getting us on board as we almost did not make it), we went to our cabin to be greeted by our nice steward. my husband and I immediately smelled a sewer type smelling the hallway and in our room. I asked what that smell was and he said "what smell?" throughout the entire cruise we smelled this mid ship on all floors we were at. We met up with 15 other family members for a reunion on this trip and family members were complaining about the same foul sewer smell. Like water that spills on a carpet and not dealt with and mildew sets in..you know what I'm talking about right?

Anyway, this smell didn't stop there..the dining room had a horrible smell going down the entryway and hall way.. it was vile. like old food. I was more comfortable in the public restrooms honestly as they were very clean! after we had booked this trip, I started reading reviews and there were many complaints about the food. Well I have to tell you.. I should have NOT eaten their food in the buffet or dining room. I would have saved in days of illness (still recovering) among other family members. It is very very very clear that this was all food related, contaminated food perhaps. If you want cold milk, forget it... luke warm...if you want cold yogurt, forget it...luke warm, if you want cheese, forget it..sweaty wilty and warm..(every single day!). I tried to eat fruit most of the time. We ate in the dining room every night and the food was also luke warm.. I was feeling sick every night. then BAM! in and out of the restroom... couldn't go out of my room and nauseated..still sick.. past four days. Just got home yesterday. It could be that I have that Noravirus as my Dr just started me on antibiotics. After doing some research on this ship, I found they had 2 breakouts this year on their ship! this virus is caused by contaminated food. go figure.. will never set foot on this ship again. Do yourself a favor..stay away if you want to stay healthy!
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