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My fiancèe and I love to cruise. We have cruised with Carnival and Norwegian. Now we saw this awesome itinerary that featured places we've never been from top to bottom. Now we get to the check in point. The old man was rude and grumpy I asked a question and he summoned up his most bitter NO that he could find within. We looked at each other and said nothing because we were at the final stop before vacationing into bliss. Not one greeting did we receive as we boarded the ship. What we did receive were shocked appalled stares from other passengers. We are minorities in our 30's. The median age on the ship had to be 67. Now everywhere we go people look at us like we are pariahs. We go into calypso to buy items and it took forever the cashier had to figure out prices on notebook and then key them on register. So I don't like the cruises private islands, to me you might as well stay on the ship. So I was stopped by the metal detector three times. Now the lady who is at the card reader gives a weird look and the metal detector goes off. So the guy with wand is talking to me as if he knows this is wrong but he's just doing his job. While on deck 15 walking to get a snack a repair man pushing a cart doesn't wait until we pass or say excuse me he just drives in between us not breaking stride. So a buffet employee just brushes in between my fiancèe and another woman so my fiancèe has to lift her plate so he doesn't push it into her stomach. No excuse me or pardon me just impolite. He comes back through again but now he can go through with ease. I make the comment about the rudeness to my girlfriend and he looks back at me with a oh man I messed up look. Still no apology. The stateroom had stained towels bathrobes and pillowcases. Now the stains were face up, as soon as you look at the bed I see stains on the pillowcase. I threw it on the floor they cleaned room left the dirty one. So I took the case off and threw it in with the wet towels from the shower. It was replaced then. We go in effy and not one greeting not one offer for help. The cashier did not acknowledge us so we kept our money in our pockets. We go back to calypso for earbuds and the cashier while having a general conversation with someone else doesn't greet us and watches us like a hawk. 6 locations visited and we were offered a photo one time only. It's like we're low class peasants and nobody acknowledged our existence. We spent $5000 on this trip and other than good food at the buffet it was a waste of time. I would not recommend any young people or any American born minorities on that cruise ship. It felt tense at times like we didn't belong in that realm. There was no thank you on disembark day just scan your card and go. The crew needs diversity training I feel like the crew is just as bad as the passengers which leads me to believe that is the atmosphere that is cultivated on the ship. I hope others come out and be honest about their experiences on the crown princess. Something has to change and it needs to happen before an altercation happens.

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Crown Princess Cruise Review by mrkajava

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My fiancèe and I love to cruise. We have cruised with Carnival and Norwegian. Now we saw this awesome itinerary that featured places we've never been from top to bottom. Now we get to the check in point. The old man was rude and grumpy I asked a question and he summoned up his most bitter NO that he could find within. We looked at each other and said nothing because we were at the final stop before vacationing into bliss. Not one greeting did we receive as we boarded the ship. What we did receive were shocked appalled stares from other passengers. We are minorities in our 30's. The median age on the ship had to be 67. Now everywhere we go people look at us like we are pariahs. We go into calypso to buy items and it took forever the cashier had to figure out prices on notebook and then key them on register. So I don't like the cruises private islands, to me you might as well stay on the ship. So I was stopped by the metal detector three times. Now the lady who is at the card reader gives a weird look and the metal detector goes off. So the guy with wand is talking to me as if he knows this is wrong but he's just doing his job. While on deck 15 walking to get a snack a repair man pushing a cart doesn't wait until we pass or say excuse me he just drives in between us not breaking stride. So a buffet employee just brushes in between my fiancèe and another woman so my fiancèe has to lift her plate so he doesn't push it into her stomach. No excuse me or pardon me just impolite. He comes back through again but now he can go through with ease. I make the comment about the rudeness to my girlfriend and he looks back at me with a oh man I messed up look. Still no apology. The stateroom had stained towels bathrobes and pillowcases. Now the stains were face up, as soon as you look at the bed I see stains on the pillowcase. I threw it on the floor they cleaned room left the dirty one. So I took the case off and threw it in with the wet towels from the shower. It was replaced then. We go in effy and not one greeting not one offer for help. The cashier did not acknowledge us so we kept our money in our pockets. We go back to calypso for earbuds and the cashier while having a general conversation with someone else doesn't greet us and watches us like a hawk. 6 locations visited and we were offered a photo one time only. It's like we're low class peasants and nobody acknowledged our existence. We spent $5000 on this trip and other than good food at the buffet it was a waste of time. I would not recommend any young people or any American born minorities on that cruise ship. It felt tense at times like we didn't belong in that realm. There was no thank you on disembark day just scan your card and go. The crew needs diversity training I feel like the crew is just as bad as the passengers which leads me to believe that is the atmosphere that is cultivated on the ship. I hope others come out and be honest about their experiences on the crown princess. Something has to change and it needs to happen before an altercation happens.
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Nice size room shower was tiny. Didn't get cold water from sink until disembark day. Dirty towels robes and pillowcases.
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