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Princess Santiago (Valparaiso) Cruise Reviews

Princess
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Santiago (Valparaiso)

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Excellent

33

Very Good

41

Average

38

Poor

9

Terrible

10

Cruise type

131 Princess Santiago (Valparaiso) Cruise Reviews


Odjig avatar

Odjig

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Enjoyable Trip, Just not Europe

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South America Santiago, Chile March 14, 2019 to Los Angeles, March 30, 2019) appealed to my wife and I. We enjoyed Chile (Santiago and Coquimbo), Peru (San Martin and Lima) and Costa Rica (Puntarenas), less so ...
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Sail Date March 2019


almacz avatar

almacz

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not special enough!

I can't understand why a big cruise line like Princess simply doesn't understand what is vegetarian and what is not, despite being advised repeatedly. Overall, not blown away by the cuisine. I'm afraid too that ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Speed link avatar

Speed link

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Our first cruise

After traveling to Europe for many years,we decided to try something new and different. My husband suggested trip to South America and that’s where we went.We decided that going on a cruise would be much more ...
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Sail Date February 2019


sdelp avatar

sdelp

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Good itinerary. Food was weakest area of cruise

The star princess is bit dated. I heard they are taking it of service next year. I wouldn’t recommend any ship in same class as star princess.Worst area was food, and particularly horizon court. Not much choice, ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Walker56*

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary, disappointing ship

We chose the Cape Horn & Straits of Magellan Cruise because of the itinerary and past experiences with Princess. But the Star Princess was a real disappointment. The ship had so much wasted space. I never saw ...
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Sail Date January 2019


F150Chief avatar

F150Chief

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

First and last time on Princess

We took this cruise because of the itinerary to Hawaii. Embarkation/ Disembarkation: Getting on was very easy and orderly due to the schedule given before hand. Did the self-disembarkation. Very good and no ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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suramom

6 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Started from santiago and this less interesting.

we wanted to see south America, where we'd never been. From Santiago, not so much of interest near the coast, but all ports were good. Very dry desert. Lots of poor people everywhere. Some things I wanted to see ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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redmellie

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

First repositioning cruise, definitely will do another.

We had been living in in Chile for about 7 weeks and found this cruise. Actually cheaper than flying (before on-board stuff). Great leisurely way to get back to the states. Since we had been in Chile and have ...
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Sail Date March 2018


HawEater avatar

HawEater

1 Review Written

Another exotic itinerary from Princess Cruises

Mid march is a great time to get away from a long dreary winter. If you seek a little adventure then I would suggest you sail on the 16 night Andes and South America cruise. We opted to fly in to Santiago and ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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hrosenberg45

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Disappointment

My wife and I were looking for a follow-up cruise to our cruise of a lifetime aboard Oceania. Having cruised Princess a number of times we felt it would have good quality but in no way equal to Oceania. Boy were ...
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Sail Date March 2018


oldmountie avatar

oldmountie

1 Review Written

Ok value for money

Chose cruise for route and timing availability. Food was acceptable, bar staff good. Some dining room staff were rather surly and acting as if they were near the end of their contract and had no intention in ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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torringtonwyo

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

South America San Antonio to L.A

first we enjoyed the overall cruise . the staff and service was great. the ports were good we took independent excursions La Serena Chile toured with La Citro Verde great tour if you have a chance go for it every ...
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Sail Date March 2018


OkayApril avatar

OkayApril

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Carnival Trying to Make All Cruise Lines the Same?

Never again! Have sailed many times with Holland America, and also with Cunard and Viking. First time with Princess - and this will be the last time, also. Many Princess cruisers said this was not like previous ...
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Sail Date March 2018


cat56 avatar

cat56

2 Reviews Written

Cruise was to get us close to home, itinerary from Santiago was good.

The activity staff was great on the ship with Trivia and games 2 times a day. The ship did not have enough interesting enrichment sessions except for fellow passengers who did the bike ride from northern Alaska to ...
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Sail Date March 2018


mindymass avatar

mindymass

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Enjoyed the cruise but the food on the ship was very uneven

We enjoyed the itinerary and had a good time. But, as usual with Princess, the food varied widely from excellent to terrible. The first week, the food in the main dining room was really high quality. Then it went ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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newageconcepts6

1 Review Written

A delight time!

We have always cruised with Princess and have not been to any of the ports on this cruises before. The wait stall was extremely delightful. The cabin steward was very attentive. The entertainment was great. Had ...
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Sail Date March 2018


geologistgene avatar

geologistgene

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful everything except shore excursions in Chile and Mexico

Almost everything was wonderful on this cruise. Great ship, well maintained, easy embarkation, good food taste and selection, great balcony cabin layout and ship layout as on all Grand Class Princess ships. Shore ...
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Sail Date March 2018


Dor 2 avatar

Dor 2

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fun ports, great way to see the Pacific side of South America

Took cruise in order to circumference South America. Good cruise except for the nonexistent wi-fy. No way to keep in contact with family except at the ports due to the ship’s poor internet during the entire ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Dave223456

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

No leadership

-Three meals took two hours -Locked out of cabin because of battery failure, no supervisor around to open cabin, no process to identify when battery failing or rather process exists but is ignored because of cost ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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farmcat

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic itinerary, scenery; ship ok

we chose this ship because of the itinerary and it matched our expectations. We were very fortunate with the weather always dry apart from drizzle in the fjords one morning some windy weather but ...
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Sail Date February 2018


gilliansp avatar

gilliansp

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing itinerary!

This was our first Princess cruise, chosen mainly for the itinerary. We were blessed with amazing weather during the entire cruise so fortunately we were able to visit every port as scheduled. If I had to choose a ...
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Sail Date February 2018


Tompep avatar

Tompep

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Itinerary

I was a little concerned after reading so many negative reviews of the Emerald Princess and the cruise in South America, so I wanted to get my opinion out there as well. This was our first 14 day cruise, but my 3rd ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Nuttycruisers

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Good itinerary - Good cruise

I chose this cruise as a group of friends had booked and we thought it would be a great time seeing a part of the world for the first time. The itinerary was good but I thought the ship could have been better. ...
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Sail Date February 2018


annie99 avatar

annie99

7 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Loved South America itinerary

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and timing and if anything it surpassed what we had imagined.The trip around the Horn has some absolutely wonderful ports and the scenery and wildlife are magnificent. ...
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Sail Date February 2018


candymike avatar

candymike

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very pleasant holiday South America coastline

We chose the package holiday which included the carnival at Rio de Janeiro, then a flight to Santiago where we were then taken by coach to join the Sapphire Princess for a 14 day cruise. After disembarking we flew ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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