Cleanliness of Cruise

So I've heard that Princess is not very sanitary, and you have to pick up your own towels. Im taking Princess for the first time and want to know if that is really a concern. I have a weakened Immune system and have to be really careful. The only way I travel is by Cruise. I love it! Other ships and Cruise lines I have been on are totally careful.

Tags: Princess Cruises

8 Answers

I've never had problems on Princess. Surprised

We have never sailed on Princess, but I cannot imagine that it would be so popular with seasoned cruisers if it were not sanitary. As for picking up your own towels, if that were the worst thing I ever had to do I would be a happy gal :)

Go and enjoy your cruise!! Come back and tell us what YOU found. Boards like these with posters I have come to trust are the best places I find to get reliable info. Your input will help others make an informed decision.

The real question would be .. where did you hear this and how reliable are they?

you beat me to it.....any ship can have issues...generally localized...a leak, a stopped drain, a tv that doesn't work, even an unattentive waiter, or steward....but this seems over the top...course there are signs in most bathrooms re "going green" and picking up towels for re use...which, IMHO, sounds nize, but is utterly meaningless to the giant machines that do the ships laundry. nother marketing for ship being unsanitary...the whole ship???

Don't go to Cozumel then. Up the island a few miles you can't put paper in the toilet. You have to use the trash can... Lol .It is true though...

Been there, done that...(although being in the infantry, that's what trees and holes in the ground were for, and nobody cared)...on the other hand, that's another port we don't see any need to get off the ship for if you've never been there, then by all means....

If you put your towels on the hooks or bars then you do not have to pick them up off the floor. Just saying. All lines have ships that are better and some not so good just as we have had great and not so good cabin stewards. I can remember one cruise I had a perfect cabin and great cabin steward, my friend had a cabin with no TV remote, S&S card not working on cabin door and a sink that did not drain. Same ship, same cruise different experiance's.

My sister cruises with Princess all the time & has never mentioned this.


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