Caribbean Princess Cruise Review to Caribbean

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2 out of 5

First time on a Princess Cruise

Sail Date: February 21, 2016

Reviewed: 9 months ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Balcony

I was really looking forward to the cruise on the Caribbean Princess. It started out fantastic. Every crew member I met was fantastic. Very nice and answered any questions I had. The check-in was a breeze. The stateroom was nice. The stateroom attendant, Camillo was the best. The first day, I went to the buffet for lunch and it was not very good. They put seasoning in things that should never have seasonings. I thought, okay, maybe it will be better. The dining room was not much better. The shrimp was not cooked enough. One night I ordered the Filet Mignon, medium well. When I order that, it usually has a little pink and it's juicy. The one I got, looked like an overdone, thin hamburger. It tasted horrible. My sister's was the same. She sent hers back and they said they cooked another one "medium". It was rare. I did not go back to the dining room. I tried the pizza, it was okay, not the best. I tried the hamburger, too many spices on it. Never ate at either place again. I ordered a couple of little boxes of cereal every morning from room service and I usually ended up eating that for lunch and supper. I would go to the buffet for breakfast and have a fried egg with a cold biscuit or just fruit. If you want to lose weight, this is the cruise to go on. Also, I have never been on a cruise that felt like a car constantly hitting bumps in the road and then start shaking. It would wake you in the middle of the night. There were no big waves or anything. We lost a generator after our second port too.

Cabin / Stateroom
Embarkation and Disembarkation
Ship Quality
Destinations and Excursions
I had never been on an Eastern Caribbean cruise and I guess I was expecting it to be like the Western Caribbean at that time of year. It was rainy and too cool for me.
Onboard Activities
Entertainment
Service and Staff
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX The best crew member by far, was our stateroom attendant, Camillo.
Food and Dining
Key West, Florida
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Princess Cays (Cruise Line Private Island)
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxWe did not go there. The weather was too bad, so we went to Nassau. I did not leave the ship because my brother in law could not walk as far as it was to the shops at the dock.


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