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Princess Cruise Reviews for Entertainment Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America

Princess
Ship
Panama Canal & Central America
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

35

Very Good

31

Average

21

Poor

9

Terrible

2

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

259

Family Cruises

166

Romantic Cruises

135

Entertainment Cruises

98

Cruises for the Disabled

48

98 Princess Cruise Reviews for Entertainment Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America


CCEB avatar

CCEB

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Panama Canal

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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 ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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ScottG

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing cruise through the Panama Canal!

My wife and I have multiple things to celebrate (35th anniversary, both healthy after medical scares, etc...) and decided that a two week cruise through the Panama Canal was just the ticket. We enjoyed everything ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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gimpy35

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Unsatisfied.

Desired a short cruise over the Christmas season. However we chose a large ship with a large passenger capacity and the ship was completely full. Tours were poorly organized. Tenders were not all in working ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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KnA8361

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

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

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 ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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marinelife2

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Dec 3 Panama Canal Cruise *Pros & *Cons

Pros: *Excellent service *Lots of fantastic entertainment *Deep swimming pools with chairs kept back. *Real professionally made pizza. *Lido often had quality 5 star food and a good selection. *MDR ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Mjcv

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Bucket list and 50th Wedding anniversary cruise

We were suppose to do this cruise last year for our 50 th wedding anniversary. But my husband had to have surgery so we celebrated one year later. Wonderful cruise. We enjoyed our itinerary very much. We ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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wudmeister

1 Review Written

A fun cruise with a few minor bumps

I chose this cruise because I was helping my parents with their travels. Both are mobility challenged and I go along to assist them. A small, but great ship and the remodel was amazing. I'd like to see some ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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roberteades

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An amazing time on the Island Princess...

We chose this cruise to celebrate our 27th anniversary and my wife wanted to see the Panama Canal. One of the ports took us to Cartagena and it was a beautiful experience. This was our first trip to Columbia and to ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Thosewilsons

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Island Princess is the perfect ship

At somewhere around 90K gross tons, but only as many passengers as some of the smaller ships, we never felt crowded. It was an itinerary focused on the older crowd and younger cruisers and families should take note ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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harleyowner

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruise to Panama Canal (retirement cruise)

Of the other cruises we have been on Princess is the best . The attention to a lactose free diet were greatly honored. The food was excellent. But the bar orders placed at the dinning room were almost a joke. They ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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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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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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Geraldfreedman

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Cruising Panama Canal

We chose this cruise because of destinations. Unfortunately we did not go to Cayman Isl. Because of rough seas.the entertainment on this ship was exceptional! My wife and I have done 39 cruises and I have never seen ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Morahan

2 Reviews Written

Relaxing Cruise to Panamá Canal

Departure hour was delayed because a Norovirus outbreak in the last cruise. They had to clean the ship. Delayed was just a few hours and did not impact schedule at all. During the first days we had special cleaning ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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mariadegeus

1 Review Written

Panama Canal

Our ship had been in dry dock and arrived later than planned. There are very long lines outside. When we finally got in, after waiting over an hour......we then had to wait in the hall......yes, there were chairs, ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Yanette

1 Review Written

Unwelcoming excursions for wheelchairs and unsafe handicap washroom

Unwelcoming excursions for wheelchairs and unsafe, uncomfortable handicap washroom. The excursions was unadaptable, unwelcoming for wheelchairs and all our water excursions was cancel out, without letting you see ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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bthompson1

1 Review Written

Love Cruising With Princess

Every part of our Panama Canal cruise experience met or exceeded our expectations. Both the embarkation and disembarkation processes were seemless and simple. Our stateroom adequatley met our needs and our steward ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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ronnaab01

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Sorriest Cruise Ever

Only ship doing full Panama Canal transit at time of the booking. May be the first person to loose weight on a cruise ship Ship just came out of dry dock. Suppose to be in Ft Lauderdale night before cruise ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Joe367

1 Review Written

Cruise the Panama Canal

We chose this cruise to go through the Panama Canal and it ended in San Francisco which is home for us. The ship, Coral Princess, had been in dry dock for 12 days prior to our cruise and the contractors were not ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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lasman

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Caribbean Princess to Panama Canal

We chose this cruise because we wanted to see the new locks at the Panama Canal and also some Caribbean ports. I traveled to Panama in 1985 and experienced the old locks at Miraflores and lived in Panama City for a ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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hobbyfarmer2

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal - great itinerary

This itinerary has been on our bucket list for a long time. The enrichment activities provided by Chris Roberts and Dr. Angel Colon were most enjoyable and greatly increased my awareness on the topics covered. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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CruisePhotos

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Partial Canal transit on Island Princess was a fun cruise.

This cruise stopped at some ports we had not visited previously and also went into the Panama Canal and back out again. We also left winter behind for ten days and enjoyed the balmy Caribbean weather. Although ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Jojo1143

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Ship in need of repair

We wanted to go on the Panama Canal cruise. The itinerary was great, stopping at all the places we wanted to see. The excursions we took thru Princess were fabulous. We also enjoyed just seeing some of the places ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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ClareV

4 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Ship is magnificent except for non-existent stabilizers

We chose this cruise because we wanted to experience going through the Panama Canal. It did not disappoint. We had a mini-suite balcony and were on starboard side and had the best view ever. Our TV was on with ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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CruiseMoreAli

1 Review Written

Nice Cruise Overall

1. Food - Poor selection and sometimes cold in the main dining room. Throughout the ship, the food was mostly standard fare. We ate one night at the Sabatini and we were not impressed. The food selection was ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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