Island Princess Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

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4 out of 5

Panama Canal Transit

Sail Date: March 24, 2016

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

Great cruise.  Would have rated excellent if the food in the dining room had been better.  Since Princess engaged Curtis Stone as their top chef, the menu selection and the preparation has not been up to the past.  We enjoy the dining room and prefer not to eat in the Horizon Court for dinner; however, sometimes, we were forced to do so.  The service in the dining room was outstanding.


We were disappointed that this itinerary did not include Panama City as a port of call.

Cabin / Stateroom
The service in our stateroom was outstanding. Our steward was efficient, friendly, and very helpful.
Embarkation and Disembarkation
As an elite member, we were disappointed to wait in line to embark for almost two hours.
Ship Quality
Destinations and Excursions
Onboard Activities
Service and Staff
Food and Dining


Don't expect too much from the quality and preparation of the food for dinner in the dining room.

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