Caribbean Princess & Hurricane Irene

Caribbean Princess Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 7
Helpful Votes: 18

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Canada & New England (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 27, 2011
Ship: Caribbean Princess
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 6 years ago
The Caribbean Princess New England left NYC in a hurry to avoid confrontation with Irene. I received a text embarkation begins @ 10:00AM. no parking at the port due to storm. info came very late, had to scramble, beg for a rental car, All mass transit halted at noon. The casino payout % is way below standard casino %. The bedding, caved in mattresses, pillows are all flat & crushed & linen always looks gray, not fresh. The food was Excellent, only ice tea was free. Entertainment was reasonable, Excellent Itinerary, fair price. If gambling & having fun in the casino is your thing, this is NOT the ship for you.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The buffet food is Excellent & the variety was pleasant & the desserts were Terrific, High Quality ingredients utilized


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Always pleasant, trying to assist, but nothing happens, or gets done on a timely basis. had toilet problems that took three days to finally fix. Not fun in this cabin.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Bedding is Old & desperately in need of replacement. Pillows were flat & useless. linen looks & feels old & gray, not white

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
room was nice, but Bedding was terrible Old & requiring replacement or all bedding materials. not comfortable at all. Had toilet problems for three days before someone really repaired the system. very inconvenient
5 out of 5
Old world charm
5 out of 5
Always a terrific stop & would never miss it
Don't Miss: Food
5 out of 5
Boston Common, Restaurants in the Market old time new England in a modern city. Great Italian section & fabulous sea foods
Don't Miss: Boston Common Fanuial hall
3 out of 5
loved the bagpipe band concert & greeting & departure

Pros: The Food

Cons: The Casino & Bedding

Recommends Caribbean Princess? No.

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