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Embarkation poor. Disembarkation good. Ships A/C very poor cold on lower decks. 3 attempt to get a/c in the cabin and still not working.(deck 10) Beds of very poor quality and worn out. had overlay put on bed still no good finally got another mattress .(not new) had same problem on last Princess cruise, Entertainment very poor in 25 days only 3 performances of singers and dancers. All the usual day activities, only a couple of decent movies, Service by the crew was very good and most could not do enough for you. The high ranking officers were all Italian, the Capt like to hear his own voice at midday. Said how busy he had been with a couple of medical evacuations....( what a lot of bull. ) because the top brass were Italian we were served a lot of pasta and fish in sauces(Quite horrible) fish was very dry thought it was some cheap stuff they bought in China (cruise was a relocation from China) Meat and chicken was usually very tough and roast meat was raw. Best selection of fresh fruit of any ship I have been on. Food was plentiful but not quality. Excursions were very expensive and mostly badly organised from the ships end. tours all tended to arrive back at same time and long wait for tender, Brisbane port is a long way from the city and shuttle buses were used. once again shambles. No priority for people who had pre purchase tickets Left ship before 9am did not get to city until 11.30 queueing up. no seats were told we could wait inside but then would have lost place in queue.

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Golden Princess Cruise Review by cruising grannie

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: October 2016
  • Destination: Asia
  • Cabin Type: Balcony
Embarkation poor. Disembarkation good. Ships A/C very poor cold on lower decks. 3 attempt to get a/c in the cabin and still not working.(deck 10) Beds of very poor quality and worn out. had overlay put on bed still no good finally got another mattress .(not new) had same problem on last Princess cruise, Entertainment very poor in 25 days only 3 performances of singers and dancers. All the usual day activities, only a couple of decent movies, Service by the crew was very good and most could not do enough for you. The high ranking officers were all Italian, the Capt like to hear his own voice at midday. Said how busy he had been with a couple of medical evacuations....( what a lot of bull. )

because the top brass were Italian we were served a lot of pasta and fish in sauces(Quite horrible) fish was very dry thought it was some cheap stuff they bought in China (cruise was a relocation from China) Meat and chicken was usually very tough and roast meat was raw. Best selection of fresh fruit of any ship I have been on. Food was plentiful but not quality. Excursions were very expensive and mostly badly organised from the ships end. tours all tended to arrive back at same time and long wait for tender,

Brisbane port is a long way from the city and shuttle buses were used. once again shambles. No priority for people who had pre purchase tickets Left ship before 9am did not get to city until 11.30 queueing up. no seats were told we could wait inside but then would have lost place in queue.
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