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We were first very disappointed with the ship. Being a bigger newer ship, we thought we would see a lot more shops and things to do. We were very wrong! Seems like the ships layout was similar to others we had taken on smaller ships, just with loads more people. Also I highly recommend checking the average age of the cruise passengers. We experienced mostly seniors and the activities were directed mostly towards seniors as well. Many passengers were rude, unsanitary and also dissatisfied by the crowds. Our excursions were even cancelled due to lack of interest or operational issues which we are unsure of that meaning. The night club never had more than maybe 5 people in it and the music was horrible. The entertainment was lack luster and also very crowded. We spent most of the cruise watching movies under the stars as it was cold and the least crowded area of the ship. We were also more comfortable with the food out by the pool as it hadn't been touched or coughed on by the crazy crowds at the buffet.

Bigger boats does not always mean better.

Royal Princess Cruise Review by Mr MarkT

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We were first very disappointed with the ship. Being a bigger newer ship, we thought we would see a lot more shops and things to do. We were very wrong! Seems like the ships layout was similar to others we had taken on smaller ships, just with loads more people. Also I highly recommend checking the average age of the cruise passengers. We experienced mostly seniors and the activities were directed mostly towards seniors as well. Many passengers were rude, unsanitary and also dissatisfied by the crowds. Our excursions were even cancelled due to lack of interest or operational issues which we are unsure of that meaning. The night club never had more than maybe 5 people in it and the music was horrible. The entertainment was lack luster and also very crowded. We spent most of the cruise watching movies under the stars as it was cold and the least crowded area of the ship. We were also more comfortable with the food out by the pool as it hadn't been touched or coughed on by the crazy crowds at the buffet.
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