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Absolutely wonderful 10 day cruise in Jan toSouthern Caribbean Medley on Princess Crown. The Crown is a beautiful classically decorated ship with Serene and elegant decor. Easy to get around. From food to excursions to weather....awesome. We were on Caribe deck 10 room 219 and had an extra large balcony. Excellent service from steward. We did 5:15 traditional dining in Davinci. Samrun was the head waiter. Pancakes in dining room in am excellent. Buffet provided plentiful variety. Pizza was great! We spent two afternoons in the Sanctuary which was very pleasant. However you must go immediately to the Sanctuary to reserve upon embarkation as it sells out and options were not our first choice. Plan ahead know your schedule for the week when you arrive to make your reservation. We were offered citrus or cucumber water, tea, sandwiches, pastries, and desserts in the Sanctuary. The Entertainment and activities plentiful. Only blemish was princess tour in Curaco called Made in Curaco which varied from advertised itinerary and took us to a market in an area that is being turned around. Overall this was very minor. The items for sale were really a donation and of little value. We took a spice island tour in Granada by Mandoo Seales which was excellent. He is a local and really gives a insiders view of the island. In Aruba we selected a tour by Vacations to Go for tour of Aruba Aloe with our guide Gary. Dominica Princess cocoa plantation tour with our guide Sharika was great, even if the road was not for the faint of heart. Sharika was funny and spoke excellent English. The information on how chocolate was made was exceptional information. Ample samples given at end of tour complete with a cooking demo. If it was raining I would not want to be on this road. The January weather was perfect. Mid 80’s no rain, beautiful sunshine. Wonderful vacation. There were four in our party and I would actually repeat this trip in a few years.

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Crown Princess Cruise Review by mercybenz

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: January 2019
  • Destination: Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Balcony
Absolutely wonderful 10 day cruise in Jan toSouthern Caribbean Medley on Princess Crown. The Crown is a beautiful classically decorated ship with Serene and elegant decor. Easy to get around. From food to excursions to weather....awesome. We were on Caribe deck 10 room 219 and had an extra large balcony. Excellent service from steward. We did 5:15 traditional dining in Davinci. Samrun was the head waiter. Pancakes in dining room in am excellent. Buffet provided plentiful variety. Pizza was great! We spent two afternoons in the Sanctuary which was very pleasant. However you must go immediately to the Sanctuary to reserve upon embarkation as it sells out and options were not our first choice. Plan ahead know your schedule for the week when you arrive to make your reservation. We were offered citrus or cucumber water, tea, sandwiches, pastries, and desserts in the Sanctuary. The Entertainment and activities plentiful. Only blemish was princess tour in Curaco called Made in Curaco which varied from advertised itinerary and took us to a market in an area that is being turned around. Overall this was very minor. The items for sale were really a donation and of little value. We took a spice island tour in Granada by Mandoo Seales which was excellent. He is a local and really gives a insiders view of the island. In Aruba we selected a tour by Vacations to Go for tour of Aruba Aloe with our guide Gary. Dominica Princess cocoa plantation tour with our guide Sharika was great, even if the road was not for the faint of heart. Sharika was funny and spoke excellent English. The information on how chocolate was made was exceptional information. Ample samples given at end of tour complete with a cooking demo. If it was raining I would not want to be on this road. The January weather was perfect. Mid 80’s no rain, beautiful sunshine. Wonderful vacation. There were four in our party and I would actually repeat this trip in a few years.
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Cabin BE C219
Cabin Caribe level 10 room C219 excellent balcony room with larger than average balcony. We had two deck chairs each with foot rest and large center table. The balconies have a door that can be opened to the adjoining balcony.Definitely excellent value.
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