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Coral Princess
Panama Canal & Central America
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512 Panama Canal & Central America Coral Princess Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews


ilikenola avatar

ilikenola

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal Cruise from San Francisco to Ft. Lauderdale

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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 ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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gordotx

2 Reviews Written

Long cruise with few highlights

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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luisl65

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Itinerary from LA to Ft Lauderdale

We chose this Itinerary because of the ports of call and the full transit of the Panama Canal and also because of the cruise line and the ship. The Coral Princess is a great ship with more public space per passenger ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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7960Ken

10 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal is worth the trip

On our 9th cruise with Princess, we were very happy with our Panama Canal transit. While the cruise does take several days to get to the canal and stops in some very questionable ports along the way, it all ends up ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Bleah

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Quality has dropped bring your own straw

We chose this cruise as seeing the Canal was on our bucket list and we liked leaving and returning to the pacific Coast as we hate long flights. Getting into the terminal was a long process as another ship was also ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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A.M.K.

1 Review Written

Magnificent Panama Canal

Breathtaking Magnificent Panama Canal transit, great service in the dining room by Alexsandra Vrapcevic, fun activities with cruise director Fernando, Lauren Meyer always extending herself Minisuite D314 was ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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sgmdiver

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Smooth seas for 19 days

Leaving for port on a Sunday made traffic light, until the port. With the Royal Princess there too, the loop was very congested. Once at terminal everything was smooth and we just went through and boarded quickly. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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lolork

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Nursing Home at Sea

This was my first cruise and I was really looking forward to enjoying the trip with my grandparents. Overall I had a good time with my family but I was pretty disappointed in the whole experience. The majority of ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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bardane

1 Review Written

Needs work

I choose this cruise to see Central America and the Panama Canal. The ports were very good, but Huatulco Nicaragua, the Canal experience and Guatemala were the highlights for me. The tours in these locations were ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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cr0886

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Panama Canal

This was a destination we’ve wanted to do for awhile. Being from Alberta, Canada we liked that we started in Ft. Lauderdale and sailed through the canal and finishing in Vancouver, BC. From there it was a very ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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A Pearl

1 Review Written

Panama

Always wanted to see the Panama Canai, and do the full cruise through to Vancouver from Ft Lauderdale. A truly amazing experience! GOING THOUGH THE LOCKS-wow-not sure what i was expecting-but it was a very unique ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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ZumbaZin

1 Review Written

Panama Canal Transit

This was a cruise I have been wanting to do for a while. This was a Retirement cruise for me and to celebrate my 20th Wedding Anniversary (close to our wedding date). I was very impressed with the Captain and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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phillie gal

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Pleased but puzzled inexperienced cruiser

My husband and I booked this cruise in December. Due to my precarious health we can only book vacations on shorter notice so we picked an item on our bucket list. Last year was a Tanzanian safari and generally ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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VacationgirlSandy

5 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Relaxing 2 week cruise through the Panama Canal

My husband and I took this cruise through the Panama Canal to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. It was our 12th cruise, 3rd with Princess. We booked Ezair for the first time as we were flying from Boston to ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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h20Sprite

4 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Everything I had hoped for and more

Coral Princess is my kind of ship. The public areas are extensive, comfortable and inviting and there was rarely a crowded feel. We had 8 sea days, and were never bored. Princess had a packed schedule every day ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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scottca075

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent time on a partial Canal transit

I chose the Coral Princess because of its LA to LA itinerary and because it was doing a Panama Canal transit, even if a partial one. A bonus was many ports I'd never been to before. I have zero complaints about ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Maximumx8

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great time

We had a balcony cabin which was big enough except for the shower, but we lived through that. The ship was recently remodeled in the passageways and I am assuming that various other parts were remodeled also. The ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Cruising person

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not a smoker friendly ship

Entertainment was terrible. Movies were for teenagers. Activities were for 3 year olds. Cabins are clean. Couldn’t get off in Nicaragua because of wind. Smoking area on 15 is uncovered, and I got hit 3 times with ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Kiliki63

1 Review Written

Christy’s cruising adventure to Panama

The cruise on the Coral Princess from March 17- April 5 2019 was fabulous from the time we started the cruise! The crew, staff, and all aboard made you feel like part of their family! By the second day I think most ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Lizabetsa

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Family Cruise!

-Embarkation was excellent and smooth. We were onboard a little after 11am and only took about 15 minutes from start to finish. Disembarkation was just as smooth, with a slight delay due to a computer glitch with ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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robtruman

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Activities and lounge music were very disappointing.

This was one of the worst Princess cruises I have ever been on. The music in the lounges was old and tired and lacked any type of variety, the onboard activities were sad, to say the least. Princess really needs to ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Michelle1234

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Had a wonderful time!

We chose this cruise for the 19 days at a reasonable price with lots of relaxing sea days. I liked the idea of off the beaten path ports and going twice through the interesting parts of the canal. I was also ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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cruisinforretirement

1 Review Written

A relaxing cruise

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We had already taken a partial transit cruise through the Panama Canal previously on the Coral Princess. Some of the ports we had not been into yet. Really did enjoy ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Toromon

1 Review Written

Great Entertainment, Great Dining, Overall - Stodgy!

We wanted a winter cruise to warmer climes and a chance to transit the Panama Canal. Pros: -Our Coral Princess cabin was very quiet and comfortable, entirely adequate. The Promenade Deck was a delight, great ...
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Sail Date February 2019


Shekey avatar

Shekey

1 Review Written

Another great cruise with Princess

We wanted to see the original Panama Canal locks and the experience did not disappoint. Although the Coral is small and older, she has been dry docked and the common rooms looked very new and clean. However, I ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Coral Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.3
Dining4.04
Entertainment4.03.9
Public Rooms4.04.4
Fitness Recreation4.04
Family5.04.3
Enrichment4.03.9
Service4.04.4
Value For Money4.04
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