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Chose this trip as a 27 day itinerary. However they also sold as two different trips confusing their own systems and people. Transatlantic itinerary was changed dropping some ports (Rotterdam, Vigo, Azores) and adding some (Belgium, Bermuda) supposedly because of ship propulsion issues. Disappointing but we went anyway. Downers $34.00 for can of hair spray. No sports staff to set-up or even check sports activities, ie, pickleball - no net set-up, no markings on basketball court in order to set-up net, more then 1/2 paddles broken. Food was o k with nothing spectacular. Poor food control on breakfast buffet. For example, on over six days "smoked" fish was not smoked but raw. Not end of world but just indication of lack of attention. Le Havre on first part of trip cancelled due to "port strike", maybe. Only one day had any pool activities on deck. Activities were bingo, art auctions, line dancing. Crown Grill disappointing. Planks o k but not BBQ. Theme parties considering all the ports we visited were minimal. Uppers: Caribbean Princess dancers and band were great. Sabbatini's was good. Took private tours on British Isles portion and ships tours for Paris and Brussels due to travel between ports and cities. ship's tours were good, guides knowledgeable and over-priced as expected. Disembarkation in Florida was a mess thru Immigration. May be not cruise lines fault

Itinerary was good but cruise activities and food were disappointing

Caribbean Princess Cruise Review by Stanmary

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: September 2017
  • Destination: Transatlantic
  • Cabin Type: Balcony
Chose this trip as a 27 day itinerary. However they also sold as two different trips confusing their own systems and people. Transatlantic itinerary was changed dropping some ports (Rotterdam, Vigo, Azores) and adding some (Belgium, Bermuda) supposedly because of ship propulsion issues. Disappointing but we went anyway.

Downers $34.00 for can of hair spray. No sports staff to set-up or even check sports activities, ie, pickleball - no net set-up, no markings on basketball court in order to set-up net, more then 1/2 paddles broken. Food was o k with nothing spectacular. Poor food control on breakfast buffet. For example, on over six days "smoked" fish was not smoked but raw. Not end of world but just indication of lack of attention. Le Havre on first part of trip cancelled due to "port strike", maybe. Only one day had any pool activities on deck. Activities were bingo, art auctions, line dancing. Crown Grill disappointing. Planks o k but not BBQ. Theme parties considering all the ports we visited were minimal.

Uppers: Caribbean Princess dancers and band were great. Sabbatini's was good. Took private tours on British Isles portion and ships tours for Paris and Brussels due to travel between ports and cities. ship's tours were good, guides knowledgeable and over-priced as expected.

Disembarkation in Florida was a mess thru Immigration. May be not cruise lines fault
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Cabin and balcony were o k . Steward was great. Received exactly what we expected.
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