November 2015 - 7 Night Western Caribbean (Houston Roundtrip) Cruise on Caribbean Princess
Changes in Princess cruise ships
We have not cruised with Princress since 2009 but noticed some changes. We did feel the food in the anytiime dining room was very good. And the service was also great. Didn't think the buffet was as good as others. Do not like everything being close at 11pm. Used to like to go up to buffet after late show and have something lite to eat with a cup of tea.. What happened to the night where they fix all the food or desserts an they have the ice an butter sculptures . That was alway a special and fun night. Thought the animals made out of towels on your pillow at night was a special thing also, but they do not do it anymore.Did not have many activities that were fun to do. Even the fruit carving wasn't much and they didn't leave it out long for people to see .It seems so many of the activities are about selling jewelry or other products like good feet. Also this ship had a strange odor about mid ship. We took my brother and his wife on this cruise and had bragged about how well we liked cruising with Princess. It seems you have cut back on quality and have made it more about trying to sell things., Not sure we will cruise princess in the future.