Golden Princess Cruise Review to Mexico

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7+ cruises


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2 out of 5

Princess doesn't shine

Sail Date: November 30, 2014

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

Princess advertises "Any Time Dining". On our recent cruise, this meant if you didn't get in line at least 1/2 hour to 45 minutes before the dining room door opened, you were left standing in line for 2 hours. Although they had 3 dining rooms, only one was offered for the 5:30 dining room option of "Any Time Dining". With over 2,000 guests on board, what a frustrating experience. Even after getting seated, we were quite disappointed in the quality of meals. We have had a much better dining experience on Holland America and Norwegian.

Please know this does not reflect our opinion or experience with Cruise 411. With Cruise 411, we have always had great service!



Ship Quality
Our room smelled like sewer.
Food and Dining
Quality just not there.
Service and Staff
Our cabin steward, Ernesto was superb.
Great entertainment.
Children's Programs N/A
Onboard Activities
Destinations and Excursions
San Pedro (Los Angeles), California
I found a wonderful garden center where we stayed overnight in El Segundo.
Ensenada, Mexico
We found the vendors fun and friendly. I had a great massage downtown.


Don't drink cafeteria or dining room coffee. Couldn't wait to get home to brew me a cup of good stuff.

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