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Princess Southampton Cruise Reviews

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309 Princess Southampton Cruise Reviews


Bluepool1 avatar

Bluepool1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Ports were great but not the ship

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Whilst we've had good experiences on former Princess cruises, we've never been on a Crown-class ship. We selected the cruise entirely for the itinerary & we loved all the ports visited but I'm afraid we were rather ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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redfers1

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Ask for receipts and check your account

Have sailed with Princess twice before, so knew what to expect. Had been on the sister ship, Diamond Princess, so the layout was very familiar I chose a balcony at the rear of the ship, as it is an nice quite ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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TEMPE5T

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sapphire Princess, The ugly sister of the fleet!

I have sailed on many ships over the last few years P&O, Cunard, Royal carribean and Fred Oslen but Sapphire Princess April 27th 2019 was my first cruise with Princess and the first time I've felt the need to ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Halfpints

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

WORST PRINCESS EVER TAKEN

Main reason was to go along the Suez Canal and then see Petra. We saw and liked the Suez, but Petra had to be cancelled due to the flood there the day before our arrival. Practically nearly all of the other ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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gogogail

1 Review Written

Nice ship but too big for us.

I chose this cruise to go to Hamburg and Belfast. Unfortunately there was a storm that cancelled Bergen, Belfast and St Johns. This is the second time we tried to go to Belfast and there was a storm in the way. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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DChabira

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Norway and Atlantic Passage Cruise Gone South

Royal Princess Review September 10, 2018 Embarkation The taxi driver dropped us curbside at the Southampton Cruise Terminal, and our bags were immediately whisked away. Unlike many terminals, you check in ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Charlie M

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

A quality vacation but with frustrations

We chose this cruise entirely due to the itinerary, with some pre-cruise reservations due to the large size of the ship and its ability to manage the daily passenger flow at the ports of call. We are veterans of ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Nicklann

1 Review Written

Missed the mark

Selected this cruise for itinerary, perceived cost, and I’ve never sailed princess so I thought I give it a try. Room was fine. Entertainment was fine. Food was severely lacking. I had higher expectations ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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LollieSh

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good. . . Not Great ONLY Book for the itinerary

Several parts of this trip were absolutely perfect - others, not so much. We booked this trip for the itinerary - 100%! We wanted to take our children around the British isle ... only having to unpack once - ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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eoasa68

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Well under my holiday expectation.

We booked a family cruise on this ship and we really expected a lot. Embarkation went very smoothly, even easily than in the airport. The ship was clean enough, the cabin was checked and cleaned twice a day, but we ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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shellybythesea

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Not my favorite princess

Let me begin by saying that I really enjoyed the British Isles cruise ( 12 day, summer 2018) that I just completed. This was my 3rd Princess cruise and my 5th total cruise. The amount of information that I learned ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Jcr70

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Spectacular scenery

We selected this cruise for the itinerary and the size of the ship. We hadn’t cruised with Princess previously but like do the fact the ship was similar in style and size to what was e were used to (Disney ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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sjgertz

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Northern Norway with School Age Kid

My about to turn 8 yo daughter wanted to go to Norway; so we ended up on the Princess Sapphire on a two week trip. We are a couple in our 40s and our daughter turned 8 five days after the trip ended; this was her ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Chestfield Bill

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Princess are cutting corners

We chose this cruise for several reasons, the main one being we got it at a good price. We had cruised with Princess twice before, at the beginning of 2016 and again at the beginning of 2017. We liked the line, we ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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redtag

11 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Norway Scenery, Below average food and cabin

We chose this 14 day cruise because of the itinerary covering the entire west coast of Norway traveling all the way to the North Cape. Not too many cruises go that far north or cover so many ports. We have taken ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Delta Don

3 Reviews Written

Wonderful Itinerary But a Few Glitches

This cruise was taken with our adult daughter to celebrate our 45th anniversary. We had connecting Mini-Suite Cabins on Lido Deck. This arrangement provided us with more total room than a suite with the added ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Bently57

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Norway. Average Ship

We chose this particular cruise because it included Bergen; a city where family ancestors lived and still do. The Ship: Embarkation was a breeze. Actually, so was disembarkation! I give those two things an A ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Troon1

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

What Happened to Princess

Took this cruise out of South Hampton to Norway. First of all Norway was fantastic. The cruise however was not. Poor service at the Horizon Court Buffet, not a great selection of foods, boring breakfast, seemed to ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Muktuk13

6 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

British Isles

We chose this cruise to see this part of the world and we prefer the Princess line. The countries were beautiful. We booked excursions through Princess because we had not visited this part of the world and had no ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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wildlifewarrier

9 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable British Isles cruise, especially Orkney Isles

Wanted to see Guenesey and Orkney Isles plus Ireland. Diisappointed not to get to Guurnsey due to weather. Le Havre good to see Bayeau Tapestry, no Princess tours there.. Despite wet weather the trip was ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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biscuitsandgravy

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

12 Night Cruise with Interesting Ports of Call

One of the reasons why we chose this particular cruise was the itinerary. We wanted to be able to visit England, Ireland, Scotland and Normandy France all included. I also liked the flexible air option which ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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honeyandhoney

4 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

Organisation for tenders is woeful

Had travelled on Royal Princess to the Mediterranean previously and had loved it. The good The balcony cabin was very nice but we went on the Ovation of the Seas after this cruise and that cabin was ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Nancycruisecritic

3 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

British Isles May 2018

Chose this cruise because of the ports, but the ports were the weak link. Too many ports, and most needed either ten?der boats, or a shuttle imto town, or a long bus or train ride to the city advertised as the ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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gypsystew

1 Review Written

Not At All As Advertised

We had fallen in love with Scotland through the works of author Peter May. We searched for a cruise that would take us around the British Isles so we could see and taste the magic. We chose the "12 Day British ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Kimhikes

1 Review Written

Royal Princess

PROS: room Steward was excellent. The room was always clean and well-cared-for. He went out of his way to keep maintenance from happening on our balconies when we were gone during the day. In particular it said on ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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