10 Night Panama Cruise - October 21, 2017

Caribbean Princess Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
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Caribbean Princess

10 Night Panama Canal With Costa Rica & Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail Date: October 21, 2017

Ship: Caribbean Princess

Cabin Type: Inside

Cabin Number: R716

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 10 months ago

Review Summary

Had we known our room would involve noise from above, we would have had second thoughts about booking this particular cabin. The booking agent had to have known. Now for the ringer - we were on our honeymoon. Say goodbye to repeat business from us - or others we know.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Embarkation was flawless

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food was outstanding

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Activities were fun (contests, etc)

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Stage shows were outstanding

Children's Programs

No kids

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Wait staff was exemplary. Special accolades go out to Paul Campbell (waiter) and Joanne Vizcarra (waitress) for the duration of the cruise.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Ship was kept clean in all areas.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Pedro was our stateroom steward - outstanding service throughout the voyage.

Ship Tip

Avoid cabin R716 or the ones adjacent, unless you enjoy hearing foot traffic and chairs being moved around in the buffet above during the early morning and later evening. The noise above you will control when you go to sleep and when you wake up - no need for alarm clocks.

Ports Of Call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5

Princess Cays (Cruise Line Private Island)

5 out of 5

Cartagena, Colombia

5 out of 5

Panama Canal (Cruise Into Canal)

5 out of 5
Visit to indigenous Indian tribe was the highlight of this excursion.

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

5 out of 5

George Town, Grand Cayman Did not visit port

Staff stated unsafe to tender ashore. Many on board believe delay leaving Panama contributed to this - late arrival in Limon, Costa Rica.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Disembarkation went smoothly.
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