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"First a disclaimer. I have enjoyed five cruises on the Paul Gauguin and wanted a fair comparison between PG and the recently refitted former Seabourn ships. I understood the key difference between the two - PG..."Read More
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mediapro

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

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Good ship—except...

Review for Oosterdam to Panama Canal & Central America

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Kruisysue8

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We wanted a cruise where we didn’t have airfare to contend with. We can drive from Phoenix to San Diego, leave our car in a hotel that stores it for free, and take the free shuttle from the Best Western Yacht Harbor ($137 a night) to the cruise port. Perfect. This was only seven days but it only cost $1249 so we were very happy with that part of it. We love absolutely everything about this ship ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Ilulissat

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (fully obstructed views)


Not our cup of tea

Review for Oosterdam to Panama Canal & Central America

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seawife2

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

This is our 7th cruise.We had a signature suite. Other cruises have been 14 day transatlantic on Celeberity, Princess, and Royal Caribbean. This ranks last on our ratings. Pros: Crew all very friendly, pleasant, helpful and seem to be very happy. Food was very good at first. Canned music was subtle and unobtrusive.Cons: Too many to list but here are the main ones. Ship is very tired and not well ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Ilulissat

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite

2 Helpful Votes


Disappointing

Review for Amsterdam to Panama Canal & Central America

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Prosebradley

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

The itinerary was why we chose it (Panama Canal), and we’d heard great things about HAL. We’ve cruised on Cunard, Celebrity (Aqua class), Azamara and Avalon. This was our worst experience. The ship itself is great, with beautiful art and public areas. The staff is wonderful and determined to please. But some real bummers. Do NOT pay money for the thermal spa - we bought a couples pass and only ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Ilulissat

Cabin Type: Lanai Ocean-View Stateroom


Great Itinerary But Time to put The Old Mare to Rest

Review for Rotterdam to Panama Canal & Central America

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Baybari

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We were excited about this Panama Canal Cruise from Fort Lauderdale to San Diego over the holidays. The cruise ports and itinerary were great! Absolutely no complaints here. Our excursions were a mix of HAL and Shore Ex. They were all well done and interesting. The food was just okay. More than once, I had to send my dish back in the main room. It was like cafeteria food and really, I’m not ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom

8 Helpful Votes


Island Princess – 10 Day Panama Canal with Costa Rica & Caribbean Dec 20, 2019

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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KnA8361

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Boarding This was the fastest and smoothest we have ever boarded a ship. From exiting the cab to entering our room took about 30 minute’s total. It was flawless as was disembarkment. Bars/Entertainment We spent most of our time at the Explorers Lounge and had a great time with the bar staff. We also went to the Wheelhouse for trivia and a tribute to Billie Holiday which was fun. The ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony

3 Helpful Votes


Panama Canal Cruise from San Francisco to Ft. Lauderdale

Review for Coral Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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ilikenola

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Hello all, I took a bit of time to settle back from our cruise to fully digest all the activity. Positive Points: - Our cabin steward, Kurt was fantastic. We had an issue of me leaving dirty dishes outside our cabin after we had room service. I guess I was the one at fault here as I did not know to call Room Service to pick up the dishes instead of just leaving the dirty dishes by our ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Elba

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony

10 Helpful Votes


My First Cruise with Princess - the Panama Canal

Review for Emerald Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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markgrondahl

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Sailing through the Panama Canal was checked off my bucket list. We selected this cruise through a local travel agent (not our regular agency) because of the itinerary and the deal. We got a mid-ship, port side balcony cabin on B (11th) deck. This was our first Princess cruise and we came away agreeing that it would probably be our last. But first, I will say some of what we did like about our ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Balcony

4 Helpful Votes


Not as promised

Review for Island Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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Aasen

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Sailing the Panama canal was on my father's bucket list, so we selected this sailing to do it as a family group. We had several people in our party with dietary restrictions that were discussed with the sales rep before purchase, and we were assured they would be accommodated, and a high level of cuisine provided. This was not so. The vegan and gluten sensitive person in our party went thru a ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Interior

4 Helpful Votes


Well, so so

Review for Zuiderdam to Panama Canal & Central America

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LandisKL

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose the cruise for it's destination, the Panama Canal and for it's embarkation port, Ft. Lauderdale. The ship was fine, the stateroom was excellent and the service staff was wonderful. We did NOT feel the same about the ship personnel. They were aloof and never smiled or made eye contact. We also felt that there was a constant sales pitch for jewelry or spa services. We were inundated by ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Rome (Civitavecchia)

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom

5 Helpful Votes


Long cruise with few highlights

Review for Coral Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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gordotx

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

This was our 20th cruise and 7th on Princess, so we are familiar with all things Princess. We chose this itinerary because we like San Francisco and wanted the stops in different countries before and after the Panamá Canal. The timing (November 17 departure) fit our schedule and we were very fortunate with the weather; we had only one day of rain, that being an all day rain on the day of PC ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Elba

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony

2 Helpful Votes


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