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Regal Princess Cruise Review
4.0 / 5.0
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Lovely ship but not ideal for cooler weather cruise

Regal Princess Cruise Review by boblin

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Sep 2017
  • Destination: Transatlantic
  • Cabin Type: undefined

Friends were going on this cruise and we decided to join therm for the itinerary mostly. We travelled to Copenhagen via a layover in Iceland and that was wonderful! I have sailed mostly S class Celebrity ships the last few years and find them more to my liking , especially for the transatlantic cruises I favour now. Regal has only 1 pool and no inside pool, so that made for a very crowded ship during our many sea days. I am glad I tried a Royal class ship but intend to return to Celebrity. I'm elite on both lines and prefer the perks on Celebrity. What was good about Regal? The coffee card (love it!!!!!), the piazza, the entertainment. What was not so good? You'd think they'd have put better beds on this relatively new ship, but no, they were the same awful Princess beds. They need to rejig the timing of the theatre shows in the evening. The early 1 is overattended and I suspect the 10pm 1 under attended. Celebrity usually has 2 or 3 guest lecturers on TA's, but Regal had only 1. The cabin was comfortable and I do love the hanging storage on Regal, but the bathroom seems very cramped compared to S class baths, the best I've ever experienced. Service was fine. I did not take any Princess excursions as I prefer to arrange my own. Spent a delightful day in Cobh Ireland, but nary a word from Princess about this delightful town, because they want everyone booking expensive bus tours out of town. Horizon Court was amazing and could always find a seat.

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Wonderful small city, walkable, even to Den Gamle By. We walked along the canal and then followed the signposts. Great art exhibit along the canal side. . Be sure to see the 1970's apt. building at Den Gamle By. Commune apt great fun!


It's a very small town, easily walkable in an hour. Printed off an online street map.

Greenock (Glasgow)

We took a full day Busy Bus tour to Loch Lomond, the lower highlands, Luss. great!

Cobh (Cork)

We did a Titanic Trails walking tour and then visited the interactive Titanic Museum. Visit St Colman's cathedral and the Deck of cards homes as well. Highly walkable!

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