Could have been a lot better

Caribbean Princess Cruise Review to Caribbean
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 7
Helpful Votes: 70

Overall Rating:

3.1 out of 5
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Caribbean Princess

14 Night Circle Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail Date: October 07, 2017

Ship: Caribbean Princess

Cabin Type: Inside

Cabin Number: R225

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 11 months ago

Review Summary

We have been on better Cruises but it was an experience to remember. The staff and service was the very best. Staff smiled no matter the situation. The food on the other hand was Unsatisfactory. Overcooked, tough tasteless. Many complaints from cruisers. Overall we would not cruise again on that ship. Have cruised with princess before and have always enjoyed them. Food excellent, Service excellent, shows and activities were good. This is the first time we have been displeased. Could they be cutting back on quality for a bigger bottom line??

Embarkation

1 out of 5
Unorganized, stressful and unacceptable!

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Food and preparation poor quality.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Same everyday

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Princess performers great, comedian fantastic, magician and impressionist ok. Love Singer a beautiful voice but a poor show.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff and Service was exceptional

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Ship was just refurbished

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Smallest cabin we've ever had on a cruise ship and it was an upgrade.

Ports Of Call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida Did not visit port

Embarked. There

Princess Cays (Cruise Line Private Island)

3 out of 5
It was nothing special

Basseterre, St. Kitts

4 out of 5
Shopping galore beautiful scenery

St. John's, Antigua

4 out of 5
Same as above.

Fort-De-France, Martinique

3 out of 5
Not a friendly island

Bridgetown, Barbados

1 out of 5
A beautiful island Again a lot of shopping

Port of Spain

4 out of 5
Another lovely island

Willemstad, Curacao

4 out of 5
Enjoyed this island the most with a trolley tour and the rolling bridge.

Oranjestad, Aruba

3 out of 5
We just wandered around in town. Tons of shopping

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
We walked our luggage off. Had to wait in a dining room which was a bit unorganized.
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