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95 Princess Brisbane Cruise Reviews
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finemusic
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
110 forum posts
Sailed three weeks ago
In general the cruise itself is fine. We all enjoyed it. Only on one ocasion during lunch at the Horizon that I found lipstick on my coffee cup. The staff immediately replace one for me.While I was having the cooked cabbage, I chewed a ... Read more
Andromeda_Infusion
Member Since 2011
1 review
51 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We have sailed on quite a few cruise lines and always come back to Princess. This was our first time on the Sun Princess, We had booked an obstructed view guaranteed cabin and we were allocated D605, More details later. We did anytime ... Read more
Westcliffgirl
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
11 helpful votes
My husband and I plus two young adults booked this cruise last minute as it was such a good offer. We had never chosen interior cabins before but everything else was fully booked. We did not get to choose our cabins and ended up at the ... Read more
PrincessCruises3, Social Team, Princess Cruises, responded to this review
Hi Westcliffgirl, we're glad you enjoyed your ... Read more
Tardustraveller
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
1 forum post
7 helpful votes
It's hard not to compare to previous cruises on Celebrity Solstice but to sum up first Sun Princess is an older ship with older guests. Solstice excels on style and dining but that's not what matters , what does matter is "did we ... Read more
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Hi Tardustraveller, we're so glad that you ... Read more
bisdee000
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
second cruise on sun princess first being from Melbourne 2007 . embarkation 1 hour checked our cabin deck 10 b729 s potless great beds met cabin steward jovey very friendly a great start to trip. went to buffet food was excellent great ... Read more
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KoalaBear2014
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Enjoyed out 10 day South Pacific cruise, thanks to MATT the cruise director, he made this a fun cruise, always laughing, unfortunately he is now off the the Caribbean. Loved "Share" by Curtis Stone, excellent food & ... Read more
PrincessC15
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
26 forum posts
12 helpful votes
The 4 of us are from Sydney. We flew to Brisbane, booked an Uber taxi to the cruise terminal. The ship is small, it my 5th cruise with the Princess line. I'm only interested in short cruises, my budget and time allows me to do this. ... Read more
Philip W
Member Since 2017
1 review
20 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
Personally, I don't care if the ship in which I cruise is not the newest,biggest or shiniest:what matters to me is that the staterooms are clean and full functional,the people on board are friendly and the food is of excellent quality. On ... Read more
Elcey
Member Since 2010
1 review
45 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed December 2016
We chose this cruise as a New Year 'getaway'. We were on Deck 7 cabin D740. The bathroom didn't have a bath that didn't bother us but the size of the bathroom was very very small. The shower curtain was too short and continually wrapped ... Read more
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Allawah
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
4 forum posts
12 helpful votes
We have sailed with Princess many times and always enjoyed ourselves. Sea Princess is a little old in places but slowly going through a refurbishment one bit at a time. Last time with sailed on this ship was Sep15 and the crowd was alot ... Read more
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Larbot3000
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
I had previously traveled Sea Princess and we had an enjoyable time. However, we had a number of issues with this cruise that we didn't feel were adequately dealt with. Family Friendly - The biggest issue was the lack of family friendly ... Read more
Seajourn
Member Since 2012
1 review
17 forum posts
12 helpful votes
We absolutely loved the ports of call on this trip. The staff for the most part was teriffic. The only two item that precluded this from being a 5 star adventure was the ship itself and the Horizon buffet. We have been on six of Princess's ... Read more
Fraglet
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Picked this cruise because of itinery, which was then changed before we left. Were given three different boarding times and only advised of right boarding time finally by one phone text. Had no idea beforehand of average age of cruisers, ... Read more
rayrob56
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
54 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We have recently returned from 15 nights aboard Sun Princess. Embarkation was easy as less than 100 were joining this cruise in Brisbane as it had started in Fremantle. Although the ship has a few issues which the maintenance crew ... Read more
davidffinch
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
We had many people telling us how good Princess Cruises were particularly for cruising New Zealand, plus Princess departs from Brisbane. We were not disappointed and everything about the cruise was fantastic - the Stateroom, the crew, the ... Read more
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Master Echo
Member Since 2009
16 reviews
308 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sept 14 Sydney - Embarkation Taxi from Mercure about 11.30 to Circular Quay -OPT - due to construction work on the new light railway being built, half of George street is closed, involving a circuitous route as many streets are now ... Read more
wrvrwego
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
13 forum posts
9 helpful votes
The main reason for doing this cruise was to revisit the Solomon Islands. The fact that it included various PNG Islands and Vanuatu was a bonus. We had sailed on Sun Princess previously and were interested in seeing how the upgrades had ... Read more
sandk1204
Member Since 2014
1 review
16 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Boarding in Brisbane was quite smooth. All the crew were welcoming and friendly. We had an inside cabin on Baja deck, B322. Cabin is small but has enough space and storage. Our cabin steward Renato kept it clean, neat and tidy all the ... Read more
seatripmama
Member Since 2016
1 review
24 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Couple in our late 40's. My 2nd cruise, reluctant husbands first. My first cruise was also a sampler on the Pacific Jewel so thats where I am coming from. Very similar sized ship to the Jewel, with an overall older clientelle. The ... Read more
ozlady_5@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
First, the positives - our Room Steward, the Bar and Horizons (Buffet dining) wait staff were wonderful. The entertainment was pretty good - some variety. The theatres are lovely, however not very suitable for the majority of passengers ... Read more
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nitsua123
Member Since 2016
1 review
20 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We had heard some good reviews about Princess cruises prior to booking. We found the gratuities extreme especially when sailing in Australian waters.We found our suite to be quite OK and the service by staff was very good.The dining was ... Read more
Stargatefan
Member Since 2016
1 review
40 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
I cannot fault the embarkation, it was quick and easy. Cannot fault the staff. Everyone was extremely pleasant. Cannot fault the cleanliness.....cabin and all amenities were spotless. We had a balcony cabin, it was a tad small, but for ... Read more
Flapgum
Member Since 2016
4 reviews
35 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We are regular cruisers, we shared this cruise with friends. Japan is always difficult to access and using the cruise option gives comfortable access to the west coast which most tours avoid. we enjoy the process of cruising as much as the ... Read more
northalaskachris
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
81 forum posts
15 helpful votes
I have completed 15 cruises with Princess but this is the worst bed I Have ever slept on whilst on a cruise ship. The Customer services Manager had another mattress placed on the bed to replace the very old one which was on the bed. It was ... Read more
fwhinnett
Member Since 2014
5 reviews
10 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
This was just a 2 day cruise from Brisbane down to Sydney so we were disappointed that boarding had changed to Fisherman's wharf as it is definitely out of the way and harder to get to. This was our 13th princess cruise and it started ... Read more
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