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Coral Princess Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

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Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Sail Date: September 01, 2006
Ship: Coral Princess
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 11 years ago
Staff was friendly, very clean ship, the decor was outstanding--plenty to do on board the ship--we had a balcony; went through the Panama Canal at our balcony--sipping special breakfast-with champagne! The Broadway style shows were excellent and the indiividual acts brought onto the ship were good to great. The actual trip through is amazing--we stopped in the Canal Area ata Christobel--4 hours--shopped for native items--it's quite an achievement to behold. Took 8 hours. Definitely feel it is best to start in LA and go entire length--landed in Ft. Lauderdale.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Menu each night was outstanding--chilled soup out of this world. The Horizon that served 24 hours a day--never too crowded--food was displayed well and easy to obtain. Different menu at evening with special evenings planned often that included menus relating to the theme.Very good choice here as well.


5 out of 5
Stage is amazing--just like Broadway stage productions. Variety was good--did shows twice a night.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
OUt steward for our cabin was very friendly, helpful, obtaining anything that we needed right away. We found a waiter who was fun to dine with and then even though we had anywhere seating, ended up eating dinner at his table nightly.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Ship was excellent--size held just over 2100--largest ship to go through the Canal.Decor was beautiful--based on English theme--even the Casino-very clean everywherre--went through kitchen--clean as a whistle--layout was good--2 pools plus splash deck-

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Usual size--large closet area--balcony has nice chairs on it--lights inside were good--comfortable king bed-soaps and shampoos were outstanding.
Small shower! Lots of places to store things.

Pros: The itenerary

Cons: small theaters

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