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12 Princess Royal Princess First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Edgey6001 avatar


1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

A perfect honeymoon cruise


This was our first ever cruise and we decided to go on the Royal Princess for our honeymoon. Having never cruised before we were apprehensive but we loved every minute of it! We started off by spending 4 nights ...
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Sail Date November 2016

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Jennifer Tuthill

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruise!

This was our very first cruise ever; friends and family could not believe we were really taking a cruise as we do not fit your typical cruise profile, although we are retired. We had no preconceived ideas about what ...
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Sail Date February 2016

loge23 avatar


10 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Annual Christmas cruise with Princess

Our annual Christmas "escape" aboard Princess was a repeat cruise from 2014 on the (still) beautiful, if not flawed, Royal. The ship was in fine form with the usual elegant and understated Holiday decorations. ...
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Sail Date December 2015

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Phil Salt

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great way to sail...expensive though!

This was our first cruise, booked on recommendation by a friend of ours mere weeks before departure. We had no real idea of what to expect beyond a big boat!! Travel to the port was a mundane experience as to be ...
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Sail Date October 2015

aparker76 avatar


1 Review Written

Great Ship to get to my Destination Wedding!

We used the Princess Cruise Lines to transport our family to and from our Destination Wedding in St. Thomas! The Royal Princess ship was great and it was an inexpensive way to get all of us to the Island. No need to ...
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Sail Date April 2014

Aussiehoneymooners avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best holiday ever!

This was our first ever cruise, and Princess surpassed all our expectations. What a beautiful ship! We had the most relaxing holiday of our lives and got to experience a wonderful part of the world. We chose the ...
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Sail Date December 2014

MOB68 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Cruising Virgins

This was our first experience of cruisng and we were delighted. Our family of two adults and three children (13, 11, 7) have come back with so many fond memories of the whole holiday. We were apprehensive at first ...
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Sail Date July 2014

Mittens101 avatar


3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise on a gorgeous ship

We flew in the day before and stayed at the Holiday Inn Express. We've stayed there before and it was fine for one night. We took the shuttle from the hotel to the ship. We had to wait for a bit to get on the ship ...
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Sail Date March 2014

pearlqueen18 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First Cruise met the Love-Boat expectation!

The Princess ground staff were there to greet us at the airport and assist us to our bus transfer to the ship. On the way to the ship we had to wait for other local passengers which took about twenty minutes. Be ...
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Sail Date December 2013

RoMartin89 avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very First Cruise! Thanksgiving Week

I realize I have nothing to compare the Royal to but I thought it was a gorgeous ship and we had a wonderful time! I really was surprised at how much people on the ship were complaining about things but I guess they ...
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Sail Date November 2013

serio3 avatar


1 Review Written

Princess did not live up to expectations-very disappointing!

We have been on two older RCCL ships previously and were offered a decent deal on a balcony room on the new ship, Royal Princess. Most regular reviews highlight all of the nice parts of the ship. Here, I will list ...
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Sail Date November 2013

augustskiesgirl avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great first time experience

Never being on a cruise before, this was so enjoyable...!!.the finishings and the decorating were truly superb ..our room was fabulous, and we lucked in to the larger balcony (room E407) The steward Ignaccio ...
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Sail Date September 2013

Royal Princess Ratings

Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Value For Money4.03.8
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