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The itinery looked promising. Very disappointed. Itinery, Cork, arrived on a Sunday. Fair distance from Port to town so took a train, only pubs and churches open. Next, Dublin two hour wait to get shuttle service. Drop off point a dozen long blocks from pubs and shops. Belfast better organized. Most tours are expensive with a three hour ride each way. Not well organized. Most towns a distance from port, no shuttle services prepared. Food in Harvest restaurant over cooked and dry or kept in sauces to keep warm, tasteless. Menu very repetitive and unexciting. No custom choices for pizza, hot dogs or burgers. Senior Crew members never around and unsociable. Stewards and waiters mechanical compared to the crews on other cruise lines. Piazza entertainment quite good and varied. Better than theater seating for entertainment. Limited services and programs for seniors. Health and safety standard low. No enforcement of antiseptic hand cleaners when boarding the ship or when entering the dining rooms. Passengers coughing or wiping noses then transmitting viruses to hand rails and elevators. Still trying to be seen as love boat cruises and not building cruises to actual passenger lists.

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Royal Princess Cruise Review by Senior Cruiser 42

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The itinery looked promising. Very disappointed.

Itinery, Cork, arrived on a Sunday. Fair distance from Port to town so took a train, only pubs and churches open. Next, Dublin two hour wait to get shuttle service. Drop off point a dozen long blocks from pubs and shops. Belfast better organized. Most tours are expensive with a three hour ride each way. Not well organized. Most towns a distance from port, no shuttle services prepared.

Food in Harvest restaurant over cooked and dry or kept in sauces to keep warm, tasteless.

Menu very repetitive and unexciting. No custom choices for pizza, hot dogs or burgers. Senior Crew members never around and unsociable. Stewards and waiters mechanical compared to the crews on other cruise lines.

Piazza entertainment quite good and varied. Better than theater seating for entertainment.

Limited services and programs for seniors.

Health and safety standard low. No enforcement of antiseptic hand cleaners when boarding the ship or when entering the dining rooms. Passengers coughing or wiping noses then transmitting viruses to hand rails and elevators.

Still trying to be seen as love boat cruises and not building cruises to actual passenger lists.
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