Nerve wracking Norovirus & Corona Virus Cruise

Caribbean Princess Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 36

Overall rating:

3.9 out of 5
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Caribbean Princess

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

Sail date: March 01, 2020

Ship: Caribbean Princess

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: B751

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Would not take Princess again. Disappointed with cabin, ship and food.


3 out of 5
late due to 2 prior cruise norovirus outbreaks

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Buffet food was terrible

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Pools were nice


4 out of 5
Comedians were good, final night variety show was good

Children's Programs

no children

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Bar tenders were great, wait staff in dining OK, cabin steward was good, but no towel animals :(

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
everything was kept very clean

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
cabin was kept nice and clean but shower was tiny.

Ship tip

eat in specialty dining as much as possible. food in dining was bland and buffet was terrible.

Ports of call

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

live in So. Florida

Ocho Rios, Jamaica Did not visit port

been there twice before

Cartagena, Colombia

4 out of 5
hop on-hop off bus, lots of people in your face selling junk

Panama Canal (Cruise Into Canal) Did not visit port

did not get off - heard from previous cruisers that it was a long, hot day. Went to spa instead - which was great

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

5 out of 5
Rainforest hike and boat ride. The tour guide (Omar) was excellent. excursion was informative, interesting, bus was great.

George Town, Grand Cayman Did not visit port

Denied acess due to corona virus


2 out of 5
read on news prior to disembarkation that luggage handlers had tested positive for Corona Virus.
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