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Santiago (Valparaiso) Princess Crown Princess Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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2019 reviews
3 Awards
My favorite port is St. Kitts.  This is Reggae Beach.
Sail excursion to the Pitons.
Sun setting in the evening.
Browns Beach is near the cruise port.
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1-10 of 29 Santiago (Valparaiso) Princess Crown Princess Cruise Reviews


Excellent service and Entertainment. Lovely Tour Guide in South America

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mountaindog
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

All was excellent. The cabin, the entreteinment and the food. We felt so happy to join this cruise. The ports where so interesting. We bought some tous on board. We stayed alone at some other ports. And we hired an independent tour agency and guide in other ports like Buenos Aires (big city!!!ports - -punta arenas and ushuaia tours were fine, but scenery was old hat to those of us lucky enough ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


33 Nights, South America to the Caribbean

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BarryJ100
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

The cruise itinerary is pretty unique, starting at Valparaiso , then around the Cape ,into Buenos Aires and Rio, Salvador and onto the Caribbean. We spent 2 days in Santiago before we embarked, embarkation was an unorganised Shambles, a strike by Chilean dock staff delayed passengers getting off and passengers getting on - no input from Princess just very poorly organised chaos, and the chaos ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Around Cape Horn on a Calm Day

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Sussex Duo
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Our cruise was from Santiago (Valparaiso) to Buenos Aires via Cape Horn and the Falkland Islands in late February. It provided a break between land trips to Machu Picchu, in Peru, and the Iguassu Falls on the Argentine / Brazil border, which were the main reasons for visiting South America. Having mentioned the reason for us taking the cruise, it would be remiss not to mention Machu Picchu and ...
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Hi Sussex Duo, thank you for your feedback regarding your recent voyage on Crown Princess. We will pass along your comments about entertainment to our team. We hope to have the opportunity to...

Sail Date: February 2017


Crown Princess Abdicates

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Apsara4
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We choose this cruise based on the itinerary. Never having been to South America we enjoyed the ports. We chose Princess excursions and for the most part they delivered what they promised. Before boarding we were driven around Santiago and Valparaiso for an hour to our distress; only later as we arrived at the port terminal did we learn the port workers were on strike and the embarkation ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Panic!

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DavidAnthony
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Pre & post tour transfers & hotels were, as usual, excellent. Maybe Princess should take notes on how to handle their most valued assets, (their customers) from these organizations! It all started off on the wrong foot - embarkation. Herded like cattle through, what seemed like, endless lines before actual entry into the embarkation chamber. And of course, being a Platinum member, we ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


valparaiso to buenos aires

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chinookgal
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

embarking/disembarking -- chaotic in Valparaiso but very smooth in Buenos Aires ports - we very much enjoyed the three days we spent in Valparaiso pre-cruise -punta arenas and ushuaia tours were fine, but scenery was old hat to those of us lucky enough to live in forested areas -falkland visit to bluff farm was very enjoyable -- no long drives, lovely tea included, ...
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Hi chinookgal, we appreciate your feedback on your recent Crown Princess voyage. We hope to welcome you onboard again soon!...

Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Did not like this ship at all !!

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scottishgirl
10+ Cruises

I really don't have many good things to say about this ship ..I did enjoy the ports .. it was nice to 'escape' from the ship. However,there were far too many sea days where we could not get out on deck due to the weather. When the weather did improve, 2 of the pools were closed for maintenance!! I have been one Princess cruise before, which I enjoyed, but will not go with Princess again ..in ...
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Sail Date: February 2017


All round, very poor

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Oddjobbers
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of the 7 night land tour of Peru that can be taken at the start or end of the cruise. The Land Tour was fabulous, great hotels, lovely people and lovely food, magnificent scenery. The Cruise from Valpraiso to Beunos Aires started on the wrong foot, the port workers were on strike, so boarding was a fiasco, huge long queues, nowhere to sit down and temperatures in the ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Great itinerary, expensive on board costs

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Chestfield Bill
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Review of the Crown Princess We travelled around South America on the Crown Princess in February 2017, starting from Valparaiso and finishing in Buenos Aires. The itinerary was the biggest attraction for us. We had only travelled once on Princess before and that was a sailing out of Sydney. I was soon to discover that there is a huge difference in the way Princess cater for Australian ...
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Sail Date: February 2017


Tired ship but excellent crew

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crackers10
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Itinerary round Horn was the attraction and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Good fellow passengers being a healthy mix - lots of British, Australians and Canadians. The crew were, as always it seems, excellent, cheerful, friendly and always willing to help. Entertainment was quite good overall. The destinations speaker was excellent, humorous and informative. Cannot say the same for the ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


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