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Princess Grand Princess Cruise Reviews for Fitness Cruises to the Western Caribbean

3.5 / 5.0
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Disappointed in Ship and Princess Cay excursion in Day 1 almost ruined

Review for Grand Princess to Caribbean - Western

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Mrssims68
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We have, 4 adults, have traveled together for over 40 years. We were disappointed in our balcony cabin as it was tired-dated bedding, decor, tile cracked in bathroom but good storage. Day one we rented a bungalow in the Sanctuary. Too far to walk so they changed to bungalow. Day went well although island could use some landscaping. Tram never came to pick us up so we walked halfway and a waitress ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


An excellent captain, pleasant and enjoyable voyage but tragic.

Review for Grand Princess to Caribbean - Western

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atahoekid
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

After cruising on Royal Caribbean for most of our previous dozen plus cruises, we took this 15 day cruise to the Hawaiian Islands aboard the Grand Princess. To be honest, we took this cruise mostly for it's itinerary. We have neighbors who sail Princess almost exclusively and after listening to them, felt comfortable taking our first Princess cruise. We had our friends who live just a bit north ...
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Sail Date: January 2014

Cabin Type: Balcony


The Worst Cruise I have Taken So Far!

Review for Grand Princess to Caribbean - Western

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lizard430
6-10 Cruises • Age 30s

Let me start out by saying that I have traveled the Caribbean five other times with four other lines, and I would recommend all of the other lines over Princess. Which is surprising to me because I truly expected excellence on this line. My grandmother and her friends traveled through Alaska with Princess a few years ago and loved it! We traveled with Princess through the Caribbean and hated it! ...
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Sail Date: December 2011


SUNBURN PARADISE!!!

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PrincessCruiserGrandma
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

A Wonderful and memborable trip with out two sons and grandsons. Our 4th cruise, sons 3rd cruise and Grandsons (ages 5 & 6) first cruise! Justice is/was in a cast and the crew of the Grand Princess took very good care of us and him. From the time we got out of the taxi to get on the ship and until the time we left the ship at Fort Lauderdale. They were very helpful in all aspects of him and us ...
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Sail Date: April 2010

Traveled with children


The Grand Princess is not so Grand

Review for Grand Princess to Caribbean - Western

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gumby3
First Time Cruiser • Age 90s

Ten years ago my wife and I cruised on the Grand Princess during it's inaugural season in the Mediterranean and she was a Grand ship.Today she is showing her age and desperately needs reconditioning. This was our 15th cruise with Princess and we have cruised on other lines so we have a reference to compare. I must say that this cruise was our most disappointing. There were some good points but ...
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Sail Date: December 2008


Good but not great...

Review for Grand Princess to Caribbean - Western

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more2travel
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

First I want to preface this by saying that we have gone on cruises before with two other companies, so there is something to compare to. Obviously, this review is somewhat subjective. WHAT WENT WRONG: 1. We booked the cruise about 3 weeks before sailing online - this was over xmas and new year's December 2008 for 14 nights (Wester Carib). You have to register online through Princess website, ...
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Sail Date: December 2008


First Timers had a GREAT time

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divamom2
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

We took our first cruise ever last week. In honor of our 15th wedding anniversary - we left the kids with Grandma and took off for the Western Caribbean! What a great way to travel - should have listened to all of the seasoned cruisers a long time ago. We flew in to FLL on friday - just to avoid any delays (bad weather in Nashville lately). We stayed at the Spring Hill suites (Marriott) as they ...
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Sail Date: April 2008


All I can Say is WOW!

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jojo2523
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Traveling was myself 43 and my husband 50, another couple around the same age and my son and his girlfriend (mid-twenties). Let me start off by saying we are already planning our next cruise. We flew into Ft. Lauderdale the day before we left and stayed at the Ramada Airport/Cruiseport. The hotel had nice landscaping but the rooms were not very nice. All of our rooms smelled. And the outside ...
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Sail Date: April 2008

Cabin Type: Balcony


Excellent first time experience

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tpapa
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We boarded the Grand Princess on March 22, 2008 from Fort Lauderdale. The Embarkation process was very smooth and very quick. We had pre-registered all our information (passports, credit cards etc.) through Princess' website so we really had an express check-in so to speak. Right from the desk inside the port the staff welcomed us with open arms. The first day was a great adventurous experience ...
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Sail Date: March 2008


Spring Break on the Grand

Review for Grand Princess to Caribbean - Western

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KrisCruiser
First Time Cruiser • Age 2020s

This was our 5th cruise - we have spent 3 with Carnival and one on NCL. We took our 12 yr old son and 14 yr old daughter, and mother-in-law. We picked the Grand due to the stops on Jamaica and Grand Cayman. We flew out of Des Moines for a pre-night at Embassy Suites in Ft. Lauderdale - a great spot where we could see the tops of the cruise ships in port from our hotel balcony. The Princess rep ...
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Sail Date: March 2008

Traveled with children


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