Caribbean Princess was first-class
Caribbean Princess Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York
Sail Date: October 08, 2011
Ship: Caribbean Princess
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago
Review SummaryThe ship was fine. My major complaint is that I thought the cafeteria was undersize and it was almost impossible to find a place to sit any time I went there and so relied on room service for breakfast most of the time. There are several options for dining, and sometimes there might be a short wait if you want to dine on your own schedule, but this was no big deal. There is less emphasis on wine selection than on other lines, such as Celebrity (my favorite line). There is no sommelier, and the list contains only very familiar wines (which may be just fine for most people). I liked the layout of our ocean-view stateroom--it seemed to have more storage room. The theater was beautiful and the entertainment was very good (but standard cruise ship stuff). Movies are shown on the sun deck, rain or shine, night and day. Interesting feature, but I can imagine how hard it would be to find a seat in the warm weather.
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Don't Miss: The Maritime Museum and the Citadel. Loved the various uniforms.
Don't Miss: The provincvial museum is fabulous! Three floors of state-of-the-art presentations on local history, naturanl history, and local art.
Don't Miss: All the Freedom Trail stuff, which we'd done before.
Don't Miss: The mansions
Don't Miss: Acadia Nat'l Park.
Pros: beautiful public spaces
Cons: not enough room in main cafeteria