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Island Princess Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall rating:

3.8 out of 5
Island Princess

10 Night Panama Canal With Costa Rica & Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 09, 2019

Ship: Island Princess

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: A726

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Nice trip, try to do the Canal every so often.....ship experience satisfactory


5 out of 5
Staying in a suite has it Boarding perks

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Service good for most part, very good in Club class dining. food was ok..... nothing special

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Average for Princess, although on board Canal lecturer was very good thru whole cruise. Cooking show was a hoot with Silvio.


5 out of 5
Best shows ever on the many Princess Cruises sailed. Especially “Encore”..... best singing have ever seen.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Nothing special, except in Club class dining.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
For older ship pretty good.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Huge back of ship balcony suite. Most we ever used balcony! Suite concierge services non existent. No lounge..... disappointing as newer ships have. Front desk services poor.

Ship tip

Ship buffet in front of ship.

Ports of call

George Town, Grand Cayman

3 out of 5
Island tour.... don’t waste your time.old

Cartagena, Colombia

5 out of 5
Old city tour, sea Rumba..... great way to see city, both on land and from great harbor rum punch cruise. Lots of fun.

Panama Canal (Cruise Into Canal)

5 out of 5
Always informative.... get out on deck.

Colon, Panama

1 out of 5
Wasted stop..... only there to reboard day tours

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

4 out of 5
Did Sloth habitat..... very interesting

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

3 out of 5
Bobsled and Dunn’s River..... ok.....


5 out of 5
Suite guest first off..... easily made 10:45am flight
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