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Princess Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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Great Cruise

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gjones1043
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This cruise met our time and destination requirements. The Island Princess is just the right size to go thru the old locks of the Panama Canal. Having sailed on this ship in the past we knew it was one of the best in the Princess fleet. The people we met on the ship were wonderful. The Crooners bar was the prime meeting place on the ship for a great many people. We certainly looked forward ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Don't choose Princess if you have special needs

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CandaceA2021
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I know many people don't understand the seriousness of food related illnesses and allergies. When I alter a dish or ask for the special menu I expect an eyeroll and an "in my day..." comment from those around me. What I don't expect is to be treated like the staff is feeding scaps to a bilge rat. I was fed succotash with asian sweet & sour sauce, a raw onion taco, cold crunchy red ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Outstanding service. Good level of luxury.

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Dannyski
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We had very good experience on another Princess cruise, and wanted to take one through the Panama Canal. This one proved to be just as good. Food, stateroom, entertainment, and service were of high quality. As expected. We enjoyed the luxury and attention to detail. Communication was efficient. There were some glitches with their MedallionClass app, which were handled by the staff as best they ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


DO a Panama Canal cruise if you can!

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DrKidNurse
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

I have looked forward to doing a full transit in the OLD locks - and finally did it! But that takes time (15 days) and a smaller ship (Island or Coral on Princess). There were some stumbles on board because she spent over 700 days out of service - and had only been in service for 15 days when we boarded. Some A/C issues were still being addressed. The crew worked feverishly to make everything ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Interior


Arrived as Passenger, Left as Cargo

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As-She-Wish
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise as we wanted to do a full transit of the Panama Canal. And this cruise totally delivered on that. We experienced going through the canal from the Miraflores, the Pedro Miguel, and then the Gatun locks. We received a lot of really good history and information on the region, and got to see the locks in action. As an added bonus, the food aboard was excellent. Hence we ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


See the panama canal

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Mr818194
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I have been on many cruises with various lines and this ranks as the worst. This was a back to service cruise and had I been advised that from the beginning I probably wouldn’t have gone. The internet didn’t work half the time. The medallion worked for a few things the first week but did get better the second. Making reservations for the restaurants never worked correctly. My friend and I always ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Disappointing but fun if you want to feel old

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TikiEileen
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I choose this cruise because it was going through the Panama Canal and was going to have a stop in Panama. The itinerary was changed and it didn't stop in Panama. That was disappointing. Food in dining rooms and buffet was just ok. Nothing special. That was disappointing. However, the pizza on the upper deck was outstanding. Performers were good but selection of entertainment was ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


First cruise since Pandemic - few hippucps but handled well

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ThelmLou
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Honestly, the first few days were a bit rough with mechanical/hotel issues but I must compliment the staff - when notified, they went above and beyond to accommodate and respond and make things right. The crew was amazing!!! Ship was 50% full and the Island Princess sparkled. I will state that the first half of the first week saw the covered/spa pool out of commission along with a majority of ...
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Sail Date: April 2022


Incredible Itinerary, ship and staff

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cruisecritic2013
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Wow! The Princess staff were incredibly friendly, professional and upbeat. They were thrilled to be back onboard and it showed over the 14 night sailing. Over and over again, the staff greeted us so happily and were so helpful -- from the restroom attendants to the officers. It really was over and above in attitude and service. Great food, desserts. Medallion worked well. ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Could Not Have Been Better!

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WannaBeHawaiian2
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Just to start, let me say I LOVE Princess cruises! This was our 6th cruise with them, and even tho this cruise had been out of commission for 2 yrs, u would swear they just did it yesterday....absolutely nothing went wrong, everything was perfect and our needs were anticipated and met...every....single.....time.......from check-in that took all of 10 mins, getting to our room, our luggage arriving ...
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Sail Date: April 2022

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


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