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First time cruisers so did not know what to expect. Was happy with the overall cruise, felt that there needed to be more seating for people to sit and read or just relax. Took a day or two to find our sea legs and explore the ship. For first timers the ship is big and it takes time to explore and find what you think will work for you. Food was good but found the buffet was difficult to sometimes get a seat. We ended up using the buffet for breakfast and lunch but then did specialty dinning for dinner where things were quieter and more relaxed. Cabin was good even though we had a restricted view but at least we had daylight coming in. Found the bathroom too small and really claustrophobic. if you enjoy live shows then a cruise is good for you. The shore excursions booked through the cruise were great and well organised, on time, and really good tour guides.

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Golden Princess Cruise Review by Chris Berry

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First time cruisers so did not know what to expect. Was happy with the overall cruise, felt that there needed to be more seating for people to sit and read or just relax.

Took a day or two to find our sea legs and explore the ship. For first timers the ship is big and it takes time to explore and find what you think will work for you.

Food was good but found the buffet was difficult to sometimes get a seat. We ended up using the buffet for breakfast and lunch but then did specialty dinning for dinner where things were quieter and more relaxed.

Cabin was good even though we had a restricted view but at least we had daylight coming in. Found the bathroom too small and really claustrophobic. if you enjoy live shows then a cruise is good for you.

The shore excursions booked through the cruise were great and well organised, on time, and really good tour guides.
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