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Crown Princess Review

4.5 / 5.0
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2108 reviews
3 Awards

Dirtiest Ship Ever Been On

Review for Crown Princess to the Mexican Riviera
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10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Nov 2016
Cabin: Balcony

We were in Los Angeles already and wanted to remain out west for Thanksgiving holidays. Having been on 37 cruises, though never Princess, we decided to try this short trip to Cabo. We knew it would have many children and families, and figured we could overlook that.

Embarkation was fine, and the ship seemed reasonably attractive and well appointed. Our room, a balcony cabin, had a large balcony, and was acceptable overall. No amenities provided like robe or shower cap, but, ok. The carpet was FILTHY. Stained and dirty, and appeared not to have been vacuumed. We let it go, hoping we had tracked the debris and dirt in with us. The next day, it was all still there. By the bed, under the table, under the desk etc. The steward claimed he had vacuumed the room. We both requested it be cleaned, and to his credit he did, but was not around the rest of the trip.......

We checked out the Sanctuary, and it was available. Probably because it's $40 per person per day and no kids allowed! There were 700 children on board, and the ship was over capacity at 3500+ passengers. It was worth the money because we had reserved, comfortable lounges, constant service, and no one was there to bother us. Don't be fooled, however, the spa pool that is adjacent is not monitored. Supposedly only spa service guests and Sanctuary guests can use it, but that was not the case. Again, luckily, no children allowed.

Cabin Review


Cabin B4

small but functional

large balcony



Port Reviews

Los Angeles

we were visiting friends and joined the ship there

Cabo San Lucas

we have been to Cabo twice and only got off to have dinner

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