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Ruby Princess Review

4.5 / 5.0
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1788 reviews
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50th Anniversary Trip

Review for Ruby Princess to Hawaii
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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Apr 2019
Cabin: Mini-Suite with Balcony

My wife and I wanted a "special" trip for our 50th anniversary. We have been cruising for 40 years now and enjoy the experience.

We elected to go to Hawaii and wanted a round trip cruise. That fact limited us to only two cruise lines Princess and Carnival. The wife said to look at the trip as a celebration not a vacation. We thought since both lines belonged to the Carnival corporation the Princess cruise would be a little more upscale.

We chose a Club Class Mini-Suite and air transportation arranged by Princess. The Club Class upgrade included Priority Boarding, I expected the same benefits as Carnival's Faster-2-Fun boarding. Not so, just a different check-in desk. No priority room preparation, no quick luggage delivery, no priority on excursions, and no speedier disembarkation.

Cabin Review

Mini-Suite with Balcony

Cabin M1

The cabin was very roomy. We enjoyed the large closet area as well as the bathtub. We had the internet package, but it would not work with my laptop in the cabin. For internet I had to go to the Piazza.

The door lock failed and we could not access our room one morning. While we were on a shore excursion the lock was replaced.

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