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Princess Galveston Cruise Reviews

.  Metal frame was constructed during our cruise seen left side of view from window.
Glacier Bay National Park
A bald eagle on top of totem pole on  Totem Bight State Historical Park
At port in Long Beach before departure
Cruiser Rating
4.1
Very Good
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Poor Service, Unhappy Crew, Norovirus, and Choppy Seas!

Review for Caribbean Princess to Caribbean - Western

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Txjk
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

My husband and I have been on 10+ cruises on all the major lines, from Europe to Hawaii, Alaska and all over the Caribbean. In 27 yrs of cruising this was by far the WORST vacation EVER on land air or sea. Something is seriously wrong on this ship. Service is overwhelmingly poor. Bad attitudes abound. Yes, you can find a nice person here and there, but overwhelmingly unhappy crew and rude ...
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Sail Date: December 2015


First and only cruise

Review for Emerald Princess to Caribbean - Southern

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Timogin
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

My father and I went on the Emerald Princess (dubbed the money pit later by me). Our destinations were Rotan, Belize city and Cozumel. The cruse was great except the elaborate prices for anything other than iced tea or water. Also the gratuity that is charged for ordering a drink at the bar. And I have never seen a casino that charged for drinks to players and then charged gratuity to boot (until ...
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Sail Date: February 2015


Caribbean Princess -

Review for Caribbean Princess to Caribbean - Western

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Jan30
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Upon arrival, everything seemed to be good. Our cabin steward, Dominick, was terrific. The food in the Dining Room was very good and the wait staff was remarkable. The food in the buffet was good for a buffet, there was plenty to choose from, so you could find something you liked. East Coast Connection was great and a Duo that played mostly in the Wheelhouse was good. The rest of the entertainment ...
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Sail Date: January 2014


Crown Princess - Met our Expectations of Princess

Review for Crown Princess to Caribbean - Western

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Dezertbear
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

This was our 6th cruise with Princess and our first as Platinum members. Arrival: We arrived in Houston Friday night around 8pm and met the Princess representative at baggage claim, and were put in our own van for the hour ride to Galveston. Hotel: Princess booked us into the Hotel Galvez. It is a lovely old hotel, and very clean. The lobby is being renovated so you couldn't see the ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Laid back Cruise

Review for Crown Princess to Caribbean - Western

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hentzkim
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We were so excited to get back on Princess and feel that Princess level treatment. We have cruised 5 times together, but I have cruised 10+ times prior to meeting my husband. Our last cruise was my first Princess cruise and first experience with the Princess treatment. I was sold after our 14-day cruise to Hawaii in March 2012. I told my husband that it would take a lot for me to cruise with ...
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Sail Date: April 2013

Cabin Type: Oceanview (obstructed view)


Crown Princess March 9, 2013 Family Suite

Review for Crown Princess to Caribbean - Western

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dforeigner
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

This review is based on my objective opinion and observations. We try to take one cruise a year. The last time we sailed on board Princess was in 2010. In 2011 we sailed with Celebrity. Last year we opted for a land vacation by renting a Class A RV for 15 days. We are a family of four and brought along my Mother. I do most of the planning when it comes to vacations. The wife is rather ...
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Sail Date: March 2013

Cabin Type: Family Suite with Balcony

Traveled with children


Average at best. Not likely to sail Princess again

Review for Crown Princess to Caribbean - Western

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Cruzer0829
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

We booked this cruise about 13 months in advance when there were 4 port stops. A few months after booking they removed Costa Maya as a port without ever giving a good reason. Regardless it was the only time that worked for the friends we went with so the reservation stayed. Boarding was easy enough. We probably showed up around noon and the lines weren't long at all considering it was Spring ...
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Sail Date: March 2013

Cabin Type: Interior


If this ship's a rockin...

Review for Crown Princess to Caribbean - Western

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Wahnsinn
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

This was our first time on Princess and we had a nice time. From reading previous reviews, there were complaints about smells and the food, both of which I'll get into. Overall though, we had a nice time. Embarkation - we didn't end up making it down to Galveston until almost 3pm because of heavy traffic in Houston. Once we got there though, the lines went by quickly and painlessly (except ...
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Sail Date: March 2013

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Nice ship - Just Ok Time

Review for Crown Princess to Caribbean - Western

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kevin63
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We set sail out of Galveston on March 23rd, 2013. We flew into Houston and took the shuttle bus down to Galveston, The Princess Crew met us at the airport and everything was very simple getting on the bus. We then set off to Galveston which is about an hour away. Very good ride down to Galveston. We got to Galveston in plenty of time so we had lunch on the pier. The food was very good there. We ...
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Sail Date: March 2013

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Relaxing and Adventure for our Family 3-23-13

Review for Crown Princess to Caribbean - Western

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heather1418
2-5 Cruises

We sailed on the 3/23 sailing of the crown princess. Everything about the trip was problem free and enjoyable. We arrived at the port around 11am and walked right up to the suite line with no wait, then had a lounge to relax in with beverages. Within 20 minutes we were welcomed aboard, went right to our room and started enjoying our vacation. The suite was beautiful, the steward was nice and ...
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Sail Date: March 2013

Cabin Type: Vista Suite with Balcony

Traveled with children


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