Very disappointed

Caribbean Princess Cruise Review to Caribbean

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 17

Overall rating:

2.8 out of 5
Caribbean Princess

14 Night Circle Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 16, 2020

Ship: Caribbean Princess

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Very disappointing for the money we spent. food was the biggest disappointment.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
It was fast and Stressfree

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
We mostly ate at the buffet because the dinning room selections didn't sound good. The buffet was too much of the same. No specialty stations, like crapes, omelets etc. The food as a whole was overcooked. If it was on the dinner menu one night the next day it was made into something else. Very disappointed in the variety, the presentation, and the quality.

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
Pickle ball was offered. Only one court so really never had a chance to play. Music too load at pool areas so never swam. No climbing wall.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Instead of having two shows a day , then something new, they would do the show 3 times. So not much variety. The entertainment and music did not fit the age of the crowd. Average probably 75. Again. Very appointed.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
They were all fine. Not as friendly as they have been on other ships.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Layout was fine. Very dated.

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5
Cleanliness was fine. There were just two of us in the room. Had asked for a queen bed. Had too wait for them to put the beds together. It was a room for 4 so every time you got out of bed you bumped your head on the pull out bed above you. Our friends that booked at the same time had a lovely inside state room. Our was not pleasant because of the beds above our heads.

Ports of call

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

2 out of 5
Lots of trash, old cars everywhere. would avoid going back to this island.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5
Beautiful beaches. Had a great day.

Basseterre, St. Kitts

4 out of 5
Toured the island and went to beach. It was a good day.

Fort-De-France, Martinique

3 out of 5
Went on tour. A man that spoke English. sold us the tour and said he was going to be our guide. he took us to the large van and two guys got in the spoke no English except the word "money" . so drove around the island but learned nothing. Very expensive.

Bridgetown, Barbados

4 out of 5
Went to the beach.

Port of Spain

1 out of 5
It was there Carnival, so lots of cops, and didn't feel comfortable there. Would never go back.

Willemstad, Curacao

4 out of 5
Went to the beach and around the island. Very pleasant.

Oranjestad, Aruba Did not visit port

Ship could not dock because of sickness. Very sad because 6this is the island we were excited to visit.

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
They need a better way so you can find your luggage.
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