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Crown Princess Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Never Again will be take Princess

Review for Crown Princess to the British Isles & Western Europe
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Lauradavy
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Sep 2019
Cabin: Balcony

In all the years we have travelled this was the worst trip we’ve ever been on. We took the cruise with friends who recommended Princess . From our first contact with the cruise line I knew we had made a mistake. I tried getting information on various aspects of the cruise and had some snotty woman in California slammed the phone down on me. We booked business class tickets through Princess direct from Toronto to London on British Airways. When they went on strike, after 10 days of phoning Princess daily, they rebooked us through Iceland on a cheaper flight and pocketed the difference.

There were 3500 people on a ship that should have held no more than 2500. If you found a table at breakfast you were lucky. The food was mediocre at best. The beef stroganoff I had the last night was inedible. The speciality restaurants were better. The Crown Grill was okay but Sabatini’s restaurant was fine dining.

We expected entertainment similar to Royal Caribbean. Other than a few dance bands there was nothing. They nickleled and dimed us to death. They charged $16 per person to shuttle you in ports. Because the proximity of the ports to the major centres you spent an inordinate amount of time in transit leaving little time to see the cities.

Cabin Review

Balcony

Cabin BA

Room was fine

Port Reviews

Southampton

All we did was hire a car to take us from london

St. Peter Port (Guernsey)

We walked the town visiting museums

Cobh (Cork)

Hired a car and have a wonderful trip around the area

Dublin

Did a walking tour

Liverpool

Lover the place. Did two walking tours

Belfast

Went o the titanic museum and did a walking tour

Greenock (Glasgow)

Walking tour

Invergordon (Inverness)

Hired a driver, wouldn’t return here. Basically boring

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