Island Princess Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

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7+ cruises


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5 out of 5

Dining recommendations

Sail Date: February 18, 2016

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

For our last several cruises we have requested "Anytime Dining" & we have been very satisfied.  This time  for the first 2 nights, there were long lines & at least an hour wait.  We switched to a set time with the same people & this turned out to be very satisfactory.  We enjoyed dining with interesting & congenial people.  The wait staff greeted us as good friends.  Also, choosing a second seating meant that we would go to the first theatre production.  When we came out, there were very,very long lines to get into the second performance.  Since the shows are excellent, we were glad to get right in for the first seating.  

We have signed up for a future cruise, as we always do.  We look forward to it--whenever it is!

Cabin / Stateroom
Nice balcony
Embarkation and Disembarkation
Not Princess fault, but long waits to disembark. We sit for hours in a lounge.
Ship Quality
Destinations and Excursions
Onboard Activities
always excellent!
Service and Staff
Food and Dining


For the second show, go early. Better yet, go to the early show & second seating for dinner.

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