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Venice Princess Island Princess Cruise Reviews

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Island Princess
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Venice

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28 Venice Princess Island Princess Cruise Reviews


cynthia@cynthiaking.ca avatar

cynthia@cynthiaking.ca

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent Experience

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I loved this cruise. The shore excursions were all amazing. Some better than others, but more of a matter of the hoards of people at some of the destinations ie: The Vatican. The Island Princess' Horizon Court is ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Taylor made to cruise

7 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Sadly disappointed

It was a shame what the corporate office did when they decided to add 200 more rooms on the ship. Apparently they didn't account for the 400 more passengers to eat in the main dining room. We had my time dining and ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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chuchu

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wonderful; that's all I need to say.

My husband and I have more than 30 cruises under our belt, however, we usually do not use one cruise line. We select our cruises based on itineraries. The selection of this cruise was based on the ports and because ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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HectorAmor

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

19 Day Island Princess Mediterranean and Transatlantic Cruise

After spending a few pre-cruise days in Venice, we boarded the Island Princess, our first time with them so we were naturally wondering what we would find! The boarding was quite good, everything ran smoothly; ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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buffalo bills

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst Ship Ever

We relied on the very good reviews of this ship when we booked our cruise late in 2014, and the resulting high rating of the ship , but unfortunately most of the reviews and the resulting rating predates ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Je ne sais quoi

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mediterranean Transatlantic cruise

Although we'd previously visited some of these ports/countries in past independent travel, this was our first repositioning/ Transatlantc cruise. The refurbished rooms on the Island Princess were an improvement over ...
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Sail Date November 2015


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WildRedHed

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our 1st Princess Cruise - Best yet!

My age 61, travelling with my 62 year old partner, my 90 year old Dad and my 33 year old son, who has learning difficulties. This was our 16th cruise, but first with Princess, so I was excited to experience a ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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silvertreveller

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Last Med cruise of the season

We originally booked one of the new stern cabins, but after reading some of the early reviews decided to move. We booked B615 on Baha deck and had no trouble with the engine vibration(s). Embarkation: went ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Captain Sensible1

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

12 NIGHT MEDCRUISE

We set sail from Venice on 14th October. We were at the rear of the ship in cabin C716, I agree with other contributors about the vibration particularly at night, more of a nuisance when it occurred, especially at ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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harry37hverna

8 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

from venice to Istanbul

We joined the ship at Venice cruise terminal nice and early and had a very slick embarkation. Because we had a ‘guaranteed’ cabin our luggage took a while to find us so we had a relaxing lunch .having previously ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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wunderlust59

1 Review Written

1st Princess Cruise; Perhaps Our Last

We spent a delightful three nights in Venice before our cruise. We stayed at the Hotel Olimpa. Good location near water taxis. Great breakfast and nice canal side location. The ship was older but recently redone ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Steve Fox

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent First Cruise

We chose this cruise for the itinerary. It was our first cruise so had nothing to compare it to and no idea what to expect from Princess. Overall, we were impressed and will definitely cruise again. Majority of the ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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hairylengths

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Lost Its Sparkle

Just returned from the Grand Med cruise on Island Princess, unfortunately the itenery changed, so we missed a lot of our points of interest, parts of Istanbul where closed, so why they changed the ports to do that ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Nicagal

2 Reviews Written

Fabulous Itinerary

Would do this cruise again in a heart beat. The ports for this itinerary is exactly what we were looking for and the reason for booking this cruise. Venice over night, Athens, Istanbul, Mykonos, Naples, Rome, ...
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Sail Date September 2015


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Hazel Marr

4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise

We really enjoyed this cruise especially the sail out of Venice. I have sailed into and out of Venice with Princess before and it's a real delight - do it while you can, it may not always be an option with the ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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nanachat

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Grand Mediterranean Venice to Barcelona 12 days

This is our 4th cruise on Princess and 8th cruise since the 1990. We have sailed on Celebrity, Holland America and Royal Carribean We overall had a wonderful cruise and the ports were amazing, that is why we ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Clive99

1 Review Written

Nice but room for improvement

The negatives first Entertainment only 1 good act Wil Martin a crossover singer from New Zealand was excellent otherwise very average a celine dion tribute Tracey Shields was decent illusionist Matthew McGurk ...
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Sail Date August 2015


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Geoffscouse

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Sold on Cruising

My wife and I (both over 70) where very pleasantly surprised at the size of the balcony cabin on C deck; being first timers we were a little apprehensive after reading various reports. We found the cabin to be well ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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trinitytrees

8 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Not as Good as Previous Princess Cruise

We were very much looking forward to this cruise as I had really enjoyed last princess cruise and this itinerary although had some destinations we had done before there were half we hadn't. Check in easy and ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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4hends

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful GRAND MEDITERRANEAN experience on Island Princess

This is a beautiful ship in excellent condition with outstanding cuisine and a very attentive staff & crew. I have sailed 2 previous times with Princess but this was my first time on an "older" Princess ship. Now ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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sarasfw

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Holiday....EVER!

This is our 2nd cruise with Princess and our 4th in total. We flew from Manchester to Venice on 9th July for sailing on 10th. Everything went well from start to finish. No delays! We boarded the Island Princess ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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roblc1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Just returned from the Island Princess Grand Mediterranean July 9th sailing

I booked this cruise very last minute and actually didn't do a lot of research prior as there wasn't time. I knew Princess was a nice cruise line, but hadn't sailed with them before, and found out the ship had just ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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cruisemissile

3 Reviews Written

Island Princess Mediterranean Cruise July 9, 2015

This was our 7th cruise and 2nd with Princess. We are married and Mid 50's. Very important: prior to cruising enroll in your ship's/cruise Roll Call on this site, its a great way to get and share ideas and make ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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lovetosail

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Princess Back in Good Form

This was our 20th Princess cruise (5 in last 2 years) and 80th overall. We went back to cruising with Princess two years ago and have found that excellent food, customer service and awareness of detail by the ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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Cruisen Girl

2 Reviews Written

Cruise from hell; should have never left dry dock!

Well, being platinum members with Princess this is showing which way the company is headed! This ship should have NEVER left dry dock! When we boarded, our cabins were not ready as they usually are on other ...
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Sail Date May 2015


Island Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.03.9
Entertainment3.03.9
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation5.03.6
Family4.03.5
Enrichment3.03.7
Service4.04.3
Value For Money4.03.8
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