Crown Princess Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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4-6 cruises


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3 out of 5

Similar to dessert, this cruise was good

Sail Date: November 01, 2009

Reviewed: 7 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Suite

This is the first time we had taken Princess (usually NCL and Royal Caribbean). Overall, we liked the ship and company. It is a step up from the rest. I could list the factors we liked and did not like, but there were a few of both. I think this line is best for mid-aged travelers and older travelers. There are still a lot of traditional cruising items here (like first and second seating dining). But, there is also a lot of quality in the ship's decorum (fancy). Like I mentioned above...cruising is like dessert. Even okay desserts are still great! ;)

Pros: Most of the staff, the itinerary, the decorum of the ship, the cruise director staff, movies under the stars

Cons: The engine rumble/shaking

Recommends Crown Princess? Yes!

Ship Quality
The ship was only okay. There seems to be a lot of shaking (more than most ships of I have been on) over this ship's engines.
Food and Dining
The best thing was the movies under the stars! Wonderful!
Cabin / Stateroom
We had a mini-suite. The restoom is small, but the rest of the room was great. Nice flat screen TV's!
Service and Staff
The staff were good. But, we were really surprised with the LGBT meetings that the cruise director sponsored (with a staff member attending in every instance). This was a great touch and made our cruise special

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