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Caribbean Princess Cruise Review to Transatlantic


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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21 Night British Isles Passage (Ft. Lauderdale To London)
Sail Date: April 18, 2015
Ship: Caribbean Princess
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: B504
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Good time.  Do not have anything to compare this cruise but I will tell you how we felt about our experience.  Had a balcony room that was very nice, actually it was larger than I expected.  There was plenty of room to hang clothes and drawer space for all the clothes we brought.  Piece of advice pack light, you don't need that much.  Formal night, you will see everything from dressy casual to beads and sequence. It is nice to get dressed up and have your formal picture taken.  The shows were ok.  Nothing special to talk about. The cruise director Paul was outstanding, he should do standup comedy, he was so funny. There was trivia going on all the time, we met some real nice people there.   The food was good but here again nothing that stood out.  Service was very good, there was someone right there to take care of anything you could possible want or need.  The movie under the stars was an enjoyable evening, as was the captain's dinner and champagne toast.  The champagne tower was beautiful and made for some great pictures.  It was a cruise you could do as little as you wanted or as much.  There was something for everyone. We did traditional dinning, next time around I would do anytime dinning, more opportunity to meet other  people.  The ship is older but still very clean and well taken care of.  Embankment took about an hour but our luggage arrived within minutes of finding our cabin.  Leaving the ship we were off within 30 minutes very smooth and organized.  All in all we had a wonderful time.  Would cruise again and with Princess.   

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food was good in the dining room, did speciality dinning at the crown grill and that was outstanding

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Trivia, bingo, music, movies, always something to do, never lacked for entertainment

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Paul the cruise director was great, very funny man, his staff works hard, but the shows were fair.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The staff was outstanding, everyone we came in contact with loved their job and showed it

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Older ship but very well maintained
5 out of 5
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