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Princess Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America

Princess
Ship
Panama Canal & Central America
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

71

Very Good

35

Average

18

Poor

8

Terrible

3

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

259

Family Cruises

166

Romantic Cruises

135

Entertainment Cruises

98

Cruises for the Disabled

48

135 Princess Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America


Dee4990 avatar

Dee4990

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous Panama Canal Adventure

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Overall, we recommend both the Emerald Princess and also this itinerary. We had a fabulous time and really enjoyed the trip! The Panama Canal is a "must see" for any traveler and Princess does it right! We had ...
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Sail Date April 2019


ScottG avatar

ScottG

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing cruise through the Panama Canal!

My wife and I have multiple things to celebrate (35th anniversary, both healthy after medical scares, etc...) and decided that a two week cruise through the Panama Canal was just the ticket. We enjoyed everything ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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marinelife2

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Dec 3 Panama Canal Cruise *Pros & *Cons

Pros: *Excellent service *Lots of fantastic entertainment *Deep swimming pools with chairs kept back. *Real professionally made pizza. *Lido often had quality 5 star food and a good selection. *MDR ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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joe blow123456789

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

So much for ROMANCE

We had good experiences with Princes before, not this time. What can I say, fire alarm in the cabin going off every time we took a shower, the phone ringing 20 times afterwards telling us, then people at our ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Happy Cruiser 1947

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal Cruise

We wanted to experience the Panama Canal, but didn't want to go through the ENTIRE lock system. We've been through 68 locks in Europe on our Viking Amsterdam to Budapest River Cruise in June of 2016. That was ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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roberteades

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

An amazing time on the Island Princess...

We chose this cruise to celebrate our 27th anniversary and my wife wanted to see the Panama Canal. One of the ports took us to Cartagena and it was a beautiful experience. This was our first trip to Columbia and to ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Kinz42

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great ship and crew

The Panama Canal was on our "Bucket List". Aftrr a lot of health challenges, we knew we wanted to do this. We liked the smaller size of the Island Princess. Fewer passengers, not so busy and crowded. We had a ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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roytan

6 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Very good cruise

After being on the Regal and the Royal, this was a much smaller ship. It is also a much older ship and is in relatively good shape. We had a mini suite on Caribe and it was a great location and everything in the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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mrbronson

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Old & Worn-out

We truly enjoyed our cruise. That being said, Island Princess is OLD and tired. We do enjoy the smaller ships, but in the future because how Princess manages these smaller ships and offers lesser quality food, ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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RetireAsACruiseCritic

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Panama Canal Transit_Ocean To Ocean

Panama Canal always piqued our interest. My husband and I were definitely in need of a vacation and were on the Princess website one day. This cruise 'jumped out' at us and so we booked it that day, without much ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Toromon

1 Review Written

Great Entertainment, Great Dining, Overall - Stodgy!

We wanted a winter cruise to warmer climes and a chance to transit the Panama Canal. Pros: -Our Coral Princess cabin was very quiet and comfortable, entirely adequate. The Promenade Deck was a delight, great ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Morahan

2 Reviews Written

Relaxing Cruise to Panamá Canal

Departure hour was delayed because a Norovirus outbreak in the last cruise. They had to clean the ship. Delayed was just a few hours and did not impact schedule at all. During the first days we had special cleaning ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Yanette

1 Review Written

Unwelcoming excursions for wheelchairs and unsafe handicap washroom

Unwelcoming excursions for wheelchairs and unsafe, uncomfortable handicap washroom. The excursions was unadaptable, unwelcoming for wheelchairs and all our water excursions was cancel out, without letting you see ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Prr1620

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Awesome

our stwerd was awesome. He there when we needed something. Said hi in hall and talked with us. The Buffet was okay. Lots of food from different countries. Not my kind of food so I just picked. Breakfast ...
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Sail Date February 2019


Joe367 avatar

Joe367

1 Review Written

Cruise the Panama Canal

We chose this cruise to go through the Panama Canal and it ended in San Francisco which is home for us. The ship, Coral Princess, had been in dry dock for 12 days prior to our cruise and the contractors were not ...
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Sail Date January 2019


jackz avatar

jackz

1 Review Written

PANAMA CANAL

Itinerary was great! food in mdr was average at best. any time dining was a big waste and princess needs to correct because the wait was always over anhour. sabatini's and bayou cafe were excellent. beware the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Flyboy Ed

4 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing Cruise to the Panama Canal

My wife and I chose the Coral Princess for several reasons: the itinerary allowed us to travel round trip from Southern California, home for us; We had sailed on her sister ship, the Island Princess twice before and ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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hobbyfarmer2

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal - great itinerary

This itinerary has been on our bucket list for a long time. The enrichment activities provided by Chris Roberts and Dr. Angel Colon were most enjoyable and greatly increased my awareness on the topics covered. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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CruisePhotos

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Partial Canal transit on Island Princess was a fun cruise.

This cruise stopped at some ports we had not visited previously and also went into the Panama Canal and back out again. We also left winter behind for ten days and enjoyed the balmy Caribbean weather. Although ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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jerseygalcruiser

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Caribbean Princess Partial Panama Canal and Central America

Overall, the vacation was as close to perfect as could be. Even having cruised a few times recently, including one on Princess last year, we were still impressed by the service - we were treated like royalty at ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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arubaaruba

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Panama Canal in aft suite

Fantastic experience! Stateroom was beautiful but I can confirm the vibration is excessive, even for an aft stateroom. However, the overall quality of the room and that balcony during the transit far outweighed the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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susaninminden

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful Cruise

Chose this trip for the Panama Canal experience and it did not disappoint. Outstanding service. My only complaint was the food at the Marketplace (buffet). A little too much international for my tastes. The ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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ne1travel

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Enjoyed the Coral Princess

This was our 5th Princess Cruise. Overall we have been happy with all of our Princess Cruises so when we decided to do our bucket list Panama Canal Cruise, Princess was our first choice. We picked the Coral ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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andersonm1154

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best surprise? No surprise—and that can be good.

To call it "Bucket-List: cruise would elevate it to something it never was really intended to be. We were looking for a Christmas getaway that was warm and yet included sights never scene. So we chose the 10-day ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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gchess

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best way to celebrate your 50th anniversary!!

The last time I cruised with Princess was for my 30th anniversary and have cruised other cruise lines since. The best move I made was to come back to Princess to celebrate our 50th anniversary. The service was ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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