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Rome (Civitavecchia) Princess Royal Princess Cruise Reviews

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Great way to see the Med!

Review for Royal Princess to Transatlantic

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tonyweir
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I will start out with my usual piece: In my opinion you cannot have a bad cruise. The voyage is what you make of it. We followed Princess' boarding guidelines and were on the ship in less than 10 minutes! The ship is beautiful and the Piazza is much bigger than the other Princess ships. There was live music all over the ship which is a welcome treat after some lines have gone to canned DJ ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Balcony


Princess always comes thru

Review for Royal Princess to Transatlantic

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Lady lilac
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We know Princess, as we just entered Platinum Status (6th -15 th Cruise). Service is quite good. We liked many of the ports of call. Food was, ironically, better in the Horizon Buffet. We tried the Main Dining room and were twice disappointed in menu options and in size of portions. Sometimes we awoke hungry after midnight, weird. Escargots Bourgogne was a memorable dish. Some of the fish entrees ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Never again on the Royal or Regal

Review for Royal Princess to Transatlantic

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Outahere
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have taken the Grand Med/Transatlantic crossing 4 times before and enjoyed it so much decided to try again on the Royal. The ship is too big and the public rooms, i.e. theater, lounges are too small to accommodate the number of cruiser. It was almost impossible to see most of the after dinner shows, as it was standing room only. The ship needs to be refurbished. The older ships with Vista ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Balcony


Going Downhill

Review for Royal Princess to Transatlantic

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El Jebel Mike
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

The quality of Princess cruises has gone downhill. Problems started when we were advised a week before embarkation that the captain had directed progressive check-in and passengers on our deck would have to wait about three hours before we could check-in. Despite repeated unanswered e-mails to Customer Relations and unanswered messages left with our cruise coordinator we were unable to find ...
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Sail Date: October 2017


Grand Med and Crossing

Review for Royal Princess to Transatlantic

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Ellabean22
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We love transAtlantic cruises. This is our third. Free gratuities for a 25 day cruise was a great incentive. The Royal Princess is a wonderful and beautiful Ship. Plenty of room for everyone. The Piazza type atrium is fantastic for meeting friends, people watching, coffee, and activities. Being a fairly new ship, even the inside cabins have plenty of room. The itinerary was busy, but the ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Interior


Another Great Experience Aboard the Royal Princess

Review for Royal Princess to Transatlantic

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chicagomelinda
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Pros: The itinerary on this cruise (a combined Med and Transatlantic voyage) was outstanding. We found many inexpensive things to do on shore without having to book excursions through the ship. Food was, as always, a standout, although we continue to wish that Princess would offer one unique "spa" or "healthy" menu item for all courses each night as some competitors do. It can get ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Magnificent ship with poor service and lousy food.

Review for Royal Princess to Transatlantic

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Eaux la la
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Itinerary and timing were the prime reasons for this trip. Food: Lacked variety; lacked care or attention to detail. Examples: smoked salmon was served in the mornings with salt-cured capers—not the vinegar-preserved variety that complements the fish. French onion soup lacked herbs and depth of flavor—not even a pinch of thyme or a drop of white wine—the Soup was more akin to brown water ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Lots to see & do ashore but some things on board were less than stellar

Review for Royal Princess to Transatlantic

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Frances775
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Hadn't done the Med and this was a good itinerary. Very port intensive so less time at sea. Did a private ride from Rome to port and went aboard immediately - smooth & easy. I had booked a balcony but, lucky me, got upgraded to a mini-suite. obviously a last minute thing, as the system never did completely get caught up: no notices about lounges, bar not set up (took 2 days), excursion tickets ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Great itinerary, ship experience ok

Review for Royal Princess to Transatlantic

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SVBing
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Travel into Rome day early..... stayed at Airport Hilton.... 4 of us to port by private van. 105 euros. Checked in at noon, and went directly to our rooms, mini suite. Too easy. We chose this trip for the itinerary, traveling with friends. Not disappointed at all.... excellent! We did some organized tours, some not.... easy to walk... First time on Royal. Yes everything is bigger, but ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Great ports on disappointing, poor-quality cruise line and ship

Review for Royal Princess to Transatlantic

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VikingExplorer
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I am an energetic solo world traveler who has cruised since 1980. I’ve cruised 44 times on Princess, of a total of 55 cruises. Princess has changed drastically since my first cruise with them in 1980, but they offer a large number of ports for the money. The main reasons I cruise with Princess anymore are number and variety of ports and the actual ride on a ship. This cruise was a 25 night ...
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Sail Date: October 2017


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