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The ability to commence with only a short flight from Coolangatta to SYDNEY to commence and the ports of call. The ship albeit recently having a makeover is really showing her age and there was a Major smell of sewerage midship for most of the cruise. The entertainment was not up to the normal standard of princess. This ship is being passed over to P & O in oct 2020 and it just seems they had no interest in paying any more to keep her maintained. I would have to say that for the money charged this was overpriced cruise for what was offered . We bought duty free cigarettes that were supposed to be delivered to our room before departure... they never arrived and as the shops were closed in port we never got to see them. I would recommend you considering ships such as the Royal, Enchanter, Sky class if wishing to travel with princess.

The gold is tarnished

Golden Princess Cruise Review by Lord Horney

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: April 2019
  • Destination: Transpacific
  • Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite with Balcony
The ability to commence with only a short flight from Coolangatta to SYDNEY to commence and the ports of call.

The ship albeit recently having a makeover is really showing her age and there was a Major smell of sewerage midship for most of the cruise.

The entertainment was not up to the normal standard of princess.

This ship is being passed over to P & O in oct 2020 and it just seems they had no interest in paying any more to keep her maintained.

I would have to say that for the money charged this was overpriced cruise for what was offered .

We bought duty free cigarettes that were supposed to be delivered to our room before departure... they never arrived and as the shops were closed in port we never got to see them.

I would recommend you considering ships such as the Royal, Enchanter, Sky class if wishing to travel with princess.
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Cabin Review

Penthouse Suite with Balcony
Cabin S3 Sundeck 705
The cabin was at back of the ship and you felt the shudder from the rudder. The cabin itself was great with very large balcony but most days we had no or little hot water in the shower and the toilet continued to block.
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