Island Princess Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

4-6 cruises


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4 out of 5

Good, could be better

Sail Date: January 24, 2016

Reviewed: 8 months ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Inside

Staff great, ship very nice, loved movies at main pool. 

Food in restaurants should be better, buffet was always Good. Seating at anytime dining was problematic, long lines and not enough seats for earlier dining, trying to get reservation for dinner hit or miss. 

Scheduling of evening events confusing, first show was always packed & often couldn't get seat. Whole scheduling of dinner and shows needs to be looked at to make less crowded and simpler, no one wants to stand in line on cruise. 

Happy hour every afternoon wonderful for prices and people watching. 

Excursions a little chaotic, even though not Princess product they probably need to vet them better especially in Panama.

Overall good, again staff ALL wonderful but some work needed to make a 5 star experience!


Cabin / Stateroom Cabin good, lots of storage, would have liked 2 person couch.
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Plan your evening the day before to make sure you can do things you want to at times you want to, it takes some planning.

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