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Princess Island Princess Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews

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32 Princess Island Princess Repositioning Cruises Cruise Reviews


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ssbeagle

11 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Lovely Cruise

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The Island Princess is a great ship to find your way. we had some rough seas one day but we barely felt it. Embarkation went well and smoothly. we were welcomed on board and went to the atrium until the cabins ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Don Kennedy

1 Review Written

Coastal cruise

We choose this cruise as it was a short quick getaway with some nice stops along the way. Would of loved to have stayed longer in some of the cities, but I guess it would of added a couple more days on, which we ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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CariadT

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Really enjoyable

Entertainment and food was good and plentiful. Lots of choices on the Horizon buffet for all meals if that was your choice of dining. The dining room menu was varied and the staff were excellent..... knowledgeable ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Holomoku

9 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

A cruise to be remembered!

We picked this cruise to avoid a cross country flight and for more sea days than port days. Then we added on the three day run down from Vancouver to L.A. just for the sea days. So, for us a 22 day cruise, still ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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mwwilson

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Disappointed

The cruise must have been sold out. Hard to find any area for 'down time' except in our cabin. The buffet (Horizon Court) was always busy and it was sometimes difficult to find a comfortable seat to enjoy your meal. ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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nana&papagotosea

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise

We had a fabulous time, but I can certainly agree with other reviewers...time for refurbishing! Princess staff are all usually wonderful and it was definitely so this cruise too. We visited two of the specialty ...
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Sail Date March 2015


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herrHF

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Sometimes crowded, but enjoyable

This was our fourth cruise overall and the second with Princess. The full Canal Transit was our main reason for going, which left few options in our choice of ship. Complaints have been made here about the Island ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Old Soldier

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Disappointed in Princess

We live in Georgia. We booked this cruise for a halfway meeting point with friends from Hawaii who are also frequent cruisers, and to make a port call in Oregon, a state we have never visited before. This is our ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Cruise4ever68

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Panamacanal -full passage

We always wanted to go through the Panamacanal and i choose Princess, because the sailing dates fitted our plans best. The Island Princess is a small, older but nice kept vessel. Our fellow passengers were at an ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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flhusker

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Love Princess

This was our 2nd time on Island Princess. Overall it was a wonderful cruise. Cruise Director, Calli Smit and his team were outstanding especially Sandi and Heather and Mattie. The only downer were minor and had ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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coopco

4 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable Cruise on Island Princess

We had a wonderful time on the 6-day Pacific Wine Coastal on Island Princess, Los Angeles to Vancouver. I had read the posts on the refurb and it took a little bit to maneuver the ship but I never found it ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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CO Gypsy

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Lovely cruise but what's wrong in Bordeaux?

> Getting on and off the ship was a breeze! The crew was wonderful! > Much of the entertainment included 2 new production shows I had not seen before! They were Wonderful! > Shore excursions are a little pricey, ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Notned2

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

As always, a wonderful cruise on Princess

This re-positioning cruise was perfect for us, as we only had to fly one way. We boarded in Vancouver, having taken the ferry over from Victoria. We had a lovely mini-suite (as we did previously on our cruise to ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Princess1048

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Repositioning Cruise

We recently went on a repositioning cruise from Vancouver to Fort Lauderdale with stops in Victoria, San Francisco, Cabo San Lucas, San del Sur, Puntarenas, Panama, Cartagena and Grand Cayman. The leg between San ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Chippewa74

6 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

A bucket list item (Panama Canal) checked off.

We choose this cruise because going through the Panama Canal had always been something we'd wanted to do. Although this is listed as a 15 day cruise we actually got on in Vancouver which made it 18 days. Vancouver ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Surrey Coastal Cruiser

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

The Panama Canal transit was extremely interesting.

Chose this cruise because we wanted to see the Panama Canal and it embarked from our home city of Vancouver. Embarkation went smoothly but dis-embarkation took a while to get rolling but went smoothly once it ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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marthabro

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

3 Day Break on the Island

The Island was repositioning from Vancouver to Ft. Lauderdale and offered a three day segment from Vancouver to San Francisco. Since I live in the SF Bay Area my friend and I thought it would be a fun getaway. We ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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LSGDRG

6 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Island Princess 9/14/16

This was the third Princess cruise for my husband & I. We travelled to the embarkation port (Vancouver, BC) by Amtrak, staying in Seattle, WA and Vancouver prior to embarkation. The island Princess is looking ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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R**T

8 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

25 Days on the Beautiful Island Princess

CRUISE This was a combination of three cruises back to back. We boarded the ship in Fort Lauderdale, cruised through the Panama Canal and on the Los Angeles, Vancouver, and finally Whittier, Alaska. It wasn’t ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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aloha_90017

5 Reviews Written

69 Helpful Votes

Quick Repositioning Trip

At the outset I always want to describe myself as someone you will find in the gym, restaurants, bars or casino - not the shops or shows. I am a lawyer in my 60's that practices with a large firm in Los Angeles. ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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MAJKAKA

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Too Long

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We wanted to transit the Panama Canal. The canal experience was wonderful and very worthwhile. The ship itself is dated and needs some work. The port of Aruba ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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HectorAmor

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

19 Day Island Princess Mediterranean and Transatlantic Cruise

After spending a few pre-cruise days in Venice, we boarded the Island Princess, our first time with them so we were naturally wondering what we would find! The boarding was quite good, everything ran smoothly; ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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cruiser2bara

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Crowded Ship at Sea for 31 Days

This was our fourth transatlantic, our 20th cruise on the Princess Line and the third on the Island. During this 31 day repositioning we found the Island clean, though a little dated, with excellent ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Je ne sais quoi

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mediterranean Transatlantic cruise

Although we'd previously visited some of these ports/countries in past independent travel, this was our first repositioning/ Transatlantc cruise. The refurbished rooms on the Island Princess were an improvement over ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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edshelp

5 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Would Do It All Again

The service on there was really good nothing too much trouble but be careful with reception as some of them do not speak good English or understand. The best person to speak with is Bernard who comes from Canada. We ...
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Sail Date June 2015


Island Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.03.9
Entertainment3.03.9
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation5.03.6
Family4.03.5
Enrichment3.03.7
Service4.04.3
Value For Money4.03.8
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