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Tahiti (Papeete) Cruise Reviews

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Tahiti (Papeete)

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19 Tahiti (Papeete) Cruise Reviews


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coastcashier

8 Reviews Written

66 Helpful Votes

Over priced and food terrible

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The price was considerable compared to the value. The food was always cold with only one choice smothered in French creamy Sauces. Plaster was the only offering six days in a row. Eggs were not available every ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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eagleshighltd

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Once and done with Holland America

We chose this cruise due to the itinerary and the supposed reputation of Holland America being a classy cruise line. It was to be a continuation of a seven night cruise that we took on the Paul Gauguin. We were ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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CM2017

2 Reviews Written

117 Helpful Votes

Paul Gauguin: old, run down ship, average food, zero customer service

I am an Executive business traveler. We have sailed on 3 other high-end cruise lines with much international travel in my past, we decided to try PG Cruises. We were in absolute disbelief at the quality of this trip ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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bfaith20

1 Review Written

27 Helpful Votes

Awful - do not waste your money

I am writing after returning from the 11 night Society and Cook Islands cruise on October 7-18. My husband Eric Demanche and I went on the cruise to celebrate our honeymoon and this cruise was anything but an ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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barbshively

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Skip this one and go for the Paul Gauguin instead

We wanted to see French Polynesia but we extremely disappointed with the Wind Spirit. First the good part -- the crew were great! However, there are no elevators (which we knew belatedly) so with our small stateroom ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Callie111

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

CHEAPEST Cruise line EVER

This was supposedly a 'luxury' cruise. Terrible! Go Crystal or stay home...or just fly direct to the islands worth seeing. (Contracted by PGcruises) Air Tahiti Nui--AWFUL. First Class is the only tolerable seat on ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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CM2017

2 Reviews Written

117 Helpful Votes

Buyer Beware! Fly direct to the islands or take a CRYSTAL Cruise!

I am Executive business traveller. Having sailed on 3 other high-end cruise lines with much international travel in my past, we decided to try PG Cruises. We were in absolute disbelief at the quality of this trip ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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simpsondp

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

Senior citizens beware!

I chose this trip because it offered an opportunity to go ashore on Pitcairn Island, a remote island in the South Pacific. I am 86 years old, in good physical condition, exercise regularly. I was discriminated ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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pgreisinger

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Prepare for a long exhausting disappointing first day. Take your own flight!

I would like to share a very negative experience I had with Paul Gauguin a few months ago in the hopes that if you are considering vacationing with them you are well informed about their booking tricks. Paul ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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pauline P

1 Review Written

25 Helpful Votes

WASTE OF MONEY

I will start with this was the worst vacation i ever went on.From the time we got onto boat.First we went up to lunch,what a joke,my buffet in florida blew away 95% food served on this boat.very sad with the money ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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seanpowers

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

WORST TRIP WE EVER TOOK

Worst trip ever.Let me start with the staff was 100%.We saved for two years14,0000.00 plus travel, and expected the best food and beaches every day.They dont tell you that their are no swimable beaches in Marquesas ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Ollieboy

1 Review Written

23 Helpful Votes

None

17 night cruise started in Papeete. Easter Island was on the itinerary for this 17 night voyage. It was the only reason I chose this particular cruise. We were due to have two days on the island. Having arrived ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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msbaseball

1 Review Written

20 Helpful Votes

Horrible cruise and cruise line

The cruise was very expensive. To start you arrive so late in the evening you really don't have a day, it is about 1/2 hour that the cruise line counts as a day. For what you pay for this cruise, you should have ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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asroc

3 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Oceania disappoints on 8th cruise.

I have just completed my eighth voyage with Oceania Cruises. The introduction at the beginning of the Cruise Document package wished me an “unforgettable cruise”. It was an “unforgettable cruise”, for all ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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clownlady.2

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

There is nothing upscale or worth the price.

After careful review of Paul Gauguin (PG), we decided to pay the expense and sail. PG advertised themselves as being a luxury cruise ship and we were expecting greater things than what we received. In planning for ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Ganderson5

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

I have cruised before with PG and had a wonderful experience! Therefore on my Honeymoon I decided to take my family and wife's family on a "Familymoon". We wanted to share this wonderful experience with our "new ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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Hpmg87a@aol.com

3 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

French Polynesia would not recommend

So Oceania's Marina is beautiful and the crew and staff are the best., but that doesn't make up for the negatives. They advertise free air fare. Which is a chartered flight out if LAX on Tahiti Air. This flight is ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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Capri73

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very Disappointed

This cruise was a major disappointment.To start it was a 40th anniversary so a very special time for us. So many things went wrong I do not know where to start. Our cabin steward at first was excellent as the trip ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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acarbuffcop

1 Review Written

Tahitian Princess - South Pacific

After 18 cruises on various lines, this by far was the worst I have ever been on. Before I get into the complaint and lose you I want to make one very important point. BUYER BEWARE IN THE ART AUCTION!!!!!!!!! Every ...
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Sail Date January 2005


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