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Golden Princess Cruise Review to Hawaii

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 15

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
14 Night Hawaii (Los Angeles Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 18, 2009
Ship: Golden Princess
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 9 years ago

Overall, the ship was a floating palace! It was very elegant and well planned. The decor was tasteful as a whole although some of the furnishings need replacement.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Great food, great service. Selection was outstanding. The formal Dining Rooms provided excellent food selections and service that you seldom get on land.


5 out of 5
Recreation staff were great - I don't know how they could keep up the pace. The entertainment was absolutely the best!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The room steward was exceptional and did a great job. With the exception of getting the bathroom fixed, the staff were phenomenal.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Public areas kept very clean. Public areas were very accommodating and welcomed you to just sit and enjoy the cruise. The pools were fantastic.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Room size was okay. The bed was absolutely in need of replacement and the drawers were difficult to open and close. We did have a problem with the bathroom which took way too long to get fixed. Other than that, it was good.
3 out of 5
We toured the old casino which was great. We then went to the "Blow Hole" which was somewhat distressing - you have to run a gauntlet of vendors who were excessively aggressive. If you survive that run, it was great to see the rest of Ensenada.
Don't Miss: Great opportunity at the old casino to purchase unique items at a very reasonable price.
3 out of 5

Don't Miss: The evening cruise
5 out of 5

Don't Miss: The Botanical Garden was really interesting.

Pros: The entertainment, pools, and excellent customer focus

Cons: Bed was uncomftable and pillows were worse.

Recommends Golden Princess? Yes!

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