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Coral Princess Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 21

Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
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Coral Princess

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

Sail date: April 10, 2018

Ship: Coral Princess

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: A215

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

The ship was great, staff was wonderful (minus passenger services), ship was clean, food was great. Bar tenders poured great drinks, international café made great coffee. I would sail Princess again.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Very quick process to get onto the ship (less than 15 mins).

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Food and drinks were great!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
This dining establishment was amazing, very tasty!

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Spa was nice.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff on the ship was wonderful, minus passenger services.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
SHip was very clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
Our room was hot from the moment we got onto the ship until we left. We made several complaints to passenger services and got the same answer (this isn't house ac temps). Whatever that meant. Passenger services was awful!

Ship tip

Ship is wonderful, find a good bar tender, tip him and the drinks will be great the whole trip.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5

Oranjestad, Aruba

1 out of 5
I booked a tour via cruisesonly.com and nobody showed up. Ruined our trip to Aruba.

Cartagena, Colombia

5 out of 5
Princess had a great tour, beautiful country.

Panama Canal (Cruise Into Canal)

5 out of 5
Beautiful locks

Colon, Panama

5 out of 5

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

5 out of 5
Princess had a great tour.

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

5 out of 5
Princess had a great tour. Due to what happened in Aruba I refused to meet with my tour I signed up through via cruisesonly.com. They refuse to refund my money, why would I take a tour when they couldn't provide one in Aruba and never notified us it wasn't going to happen? Horrible experience and I will never use cruisesonly.com again.

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
Princess was slow at letting people off, very unorganized but we got off by 7:45am.
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