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Pros: entertainment, food (some days), burgers, ship mouvement Cons: small cabin( please take canine higher than deck 8, foods (the other days), ice cream. Ship is old but well structured. Not as bad as some reviews say. Buffet food some days great, some others just ok. Dining restaurants good, not so great as expected. After the short summary above here comes the story of our cruise. Cruise embarkation was excellent. No lines, no walking miles till the cruise ship. After embarkation we had the one and only unpleasant surprise; our cabine emerald (deck 8) 202, was the smallest we ever cruised (we have cruised twice with carnival, one with royal, one with Msc, one with celebrity, all balconies). Even worst, in front of our balcony there was open deck with crossing passenger, so some times we felt awkward. That was our worst experience, everything else was fine. Ship although old, was well maintained but some rust was visible to the open decks, and to the ship sides. I expected a little better food. Some days the food was excellent, some others not so... excellent but you could find what you like and be satisfied, even the "not so good " days. Finally I stand for the best part of our cruise and that was the entertainment. Plenty things to do and to see, I liked mostly the comedy magician, and all comic acts in generally.

Not as bad as some reviews mentioned

Grand Princess Cruise Review by turbomaniac

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: February 2019
  • Destination: Mexican Riviera
  • Cabin Type: Balcony
Pros: entertainment, food (some days), burgers, ship mouvement

Cons: small cabin( please take canine higher than deck 8, foods (the other days), ice cream.

Ship is old but well structured. Not as bad as some reviews say.

Buffet food some days great, some others just ok.

Dining restaurants good, not so great as expected.

After the short summary above here comes the story of our cruise.

Cruise embarkation was excellent. No lines, no walking miles till the cruise ship. After embarkation we had the one and only unpleasant surprise; our cabine emerald (deck 8) 202, was the smallest we ever cruised (we have cruised twice with carnival, one with royal, one with Msc, one with celebrity, all balconies). Even worst, in front of our balcony there was open deck with crossing passenger, so some times we felt awkward. That was our worst experience, everything else was fine. Ship although old, was well maintained but some rust was visible to the open decks, and to the ship sides. I expected a little better food. Some days the food was excellent, some others not so... excellent but you could find what you like and be satisfied, even the "not so good " days. Finally I stand for the best part of our cruise and that was the entertainment. Plenty things to do and to see, I liked mostly the comedy magician, and all comic acts in generally.
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Cabin BF E202
Small cabin, compered to other cruise ships. If you get balcony at the same ship, try to get above deck 9, because in our cabin (deck 8) we had open deck in front of our balcony with a lot of passengers crossing all day.
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