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Coral Princess Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

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Reviews: 3
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Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
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Coral Princess

15 Night Panama Canal - Ocean To Ocean (San Francisco To Ft. Lauderdale)

Sail date: October 27, 2017

Ship: Coral Princess

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: C727

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Loved this cruise. Sea days are the best part of the trip besides the canal. Dining room food and service was excellent. Older ship but well maintained.


5 out of 5
Quick and easy

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Dinning room food was excellent. Lots of variety.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Enjoyed the port lectures. Casino was too small!


2 out of 5
Stage shows were excellent. guest performers were not very good. Would rather have have a full week of stage shows and forget about the other performers.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Dining room service was first class!

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Older ship but well maintained.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Clean but older

Ship tip

Liked the size of the ship. Not huge and easy to get around.

Ports of call

San Francisco, California

5 out of 5
Fun place to visit.

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Did not visit port

Been there, done that.

San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

3 out of 5
Visited the countryside on a bus tour. Very poor but proud country. Tender was a hassle.

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

4 out of 5
Coffee plantation tour was great but a long bus ride from the port......

Panama Canal Transit

5 out of 5
Have to do the entire transit to get a full appreciation of the canal. Once in a lifetime experience.

Cartagena, Colombia Did not visit port

Too hot and too much walking.....

Oranjestad, Aruba

2 out of 5
Very disappointed! thought it was going to be the best port and it was the worst.


5 out of 5
Easy and convenient.
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