Island Princess Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

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3 out of 5

A Good, not Great Trip

Sail Date: March 24, 2016

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Princess misses the mark on this cruise!  They are only in Aruba for a few hours and in Nicaragua for an entire day.  Cartegena's Hop On Hop Off was the best bang for the buck but it was really hot and the bus is not air conditioned.  The canal was great and Chris Roberts, cruise port expert, was excellent as he talked us through the entire canal.  I wish we had had another port in the Caribbean and not so many sea days on the Pacific side.

Cabin / Stateroom
Embarkation and Disembarkation
Ship Quality
The bed in A628 was super comfy but the chairs showed worn spots and the veranda was not very clean.
Destinations and Excursions
No one told us when we booked the tour in Nicaragua that we would be on a bus for 2 1/2 hours each way!!!!
Onboard Activities
Service and Staff
Food and Dining

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