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High light was seeing Panama Canal
"Chose this cruise to see Panama Canal. Had the opportunity to see some South American countries for the first time. Stops at ports were a great experience for the entire family. We will take Princess Cruise again..."Read More
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fsroadmgr
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our 14th time on Princess and 4th on Caribbean Princess. We took the cruise because we hadn't been to the Panama Canal for several years. Everything met our expectations, except for the implementation of the new Medallion Class Technology. Before saying what was wrong with the implementation, I must say it is great technoloy if the users are able to understand how to use it. It was ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Oceanview (obstructed view)


Disappointing

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psydney1
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

The food was very disappointing on this cruise. The dining room food was so bland that we just stopped going halfway through the cruise. I remember the disappointment on everyone's face when one meal in particular arrived. I still find it hard to believe that they had the nerve to serve such a meal. The buffet (World Market) was okay for breakfast and lunch, and some of the specialty ...
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Sail Date: January 2020


Medallion a disaster

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pes50
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We've been on Princess before and had wonderful experiences. And this cruise was on many ways no different. It would have been at least 4 stars but for the dreaded Medallion and its app's. The medallion gets you on and off ship, pays shipboard Bill's, and opens cabin doors. It works. But it is also supposed to work with the Ocean Compass app which is supposed to locate friends, order drinks etc ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Best Trip Ever!

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DB1234567
First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

I have never been on a cruise before and I came in with little to no expectations and a positive attitude. At first I was overwhelmed with amount of action going on and the small rooms, food etc. But after the initial first day, which was stressful because of flying and nothing with the Princess cruise line, everything worked out. Sure, we did not go on one of our port stops due to weather, but ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with disabled person


Loved the itinerary & the Medallion Technology. But subpar food & entertainment

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calicruzer79
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We loved this itinerary and we were excited to sail on Princess because it has a nice reputation. We loved the Medallion class and the technology and convenience that the ocean medallion offers passengers. The idea is that it will personalize the service for passengers in the future. However, I think that Princess still has a very long ways to go before they do that. In fact, I feel that ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Interior

Traveled with children


Panama Canal

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CCEB
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we had cruised Princess to Alaska and had a very enjoyable experience. This cruise was slightly different. Our cabin steward was MIA for the 1st 2 days, apparently he was ill, but there was no one we could directly contact with issues. This was a 10 day cruise, 4 of which were at sea. Additionally, because of bad weather, we were unable to dock in one of our ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite with Balcony


To see Go through Panama Canal

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Czrjhn
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Food in restaurant was very disappointing (eg. 1 got a seafood entree that only had 1shrimp,4 mussels, 0 scallops and one bite of Sea Bass. All served on a bunch of scallop shells in a broth. It shouldn’t even have been sent up from the kitchen or served ) (eg.2. Got served a bowl of broth with a piece of fish dropped in it. This was supposed to be a “chowder”. Inedible!) (eg. 3 requested rye ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Dated Ship, tired menu

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campbels
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We have done several Caribbean cruises but had never visited the Panama Canal or Costa Rica. Princess is supposed to be a premium brand of Carnival but we were disappointed with the level of service in the dining rooms and the quality of food overall. Wait staff were not fluent in English and we had difficulty conversing with them. The ship was built in 2004 and it looked tired, even though it ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Panama partial crossing Tour

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depperson
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Totally satisfied with the entire cruise experience! All the Princess Cruise people were so helpful, bent over backwards to help you. Food was excellent, service was excellent! Saw some reviews that the Caribbean Princess was dated. I did not, enjoyed the art, especially deck 6 entry to the theater. Do go at least 30 minutes prior to the events. I would highly recommend the Caribbean Princess, ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Older ship but an exceptional staff

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jayanteri
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Great Panama Canal experience! The Caribbean Princess is an older ship with great upgrades and a fantastic crew! The Cruise Director was unbelievable and was a huge asset to the fun on the cruise. The waitstaff in the dining rooms were great and worked together to make your ding experience a great one! The ships decor was terrific and the flow of the activity decks seemed you were on a much ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


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