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Regal Princess Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean


Contributor Level: Third Mate
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 24

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
10 Night Mediterranean & Aegean (Barcelona To Venice)
Sail Date: June 09, 2014
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 3 years ago

Overall a wonderful cruise,. allowing us to see countries we would not necessarily get to visit. Excursions very, very pricey and wish we had better guidance on the excursions. For example, excursion to Rome over $500 for 2. Most of the trip we had to pay Euros but in Turkey we wish some one had advised us that the US dollar was worth much more than Turkish money. Food was good and the atmoshper on-board good. Found the entertainment to be above average and entertaining. Being on a new ship was a nice change, however, the balcony staterooms appeared to have smaller balconies and the air condition was not very good at all. Princess, as with other cruise lines, seem to nickel and dime passenger's to death and considering the cost of a cruise there should be less of that. Very little on-board activities that did not cost an arm and a leg.  Found the stateroom staff excellent, always keeping the room clean and fresh. A plus for Princess is the importance of good hygene with hand sanitizers located throughout the ship.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Cafeteria good choices and the anytime dinning staff good. The specialty dining at the Sabatani Restaurant not worth the additional cover charget

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Not very creative or in variety

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

N/A

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Stateroom A/C needs improvement, rooms got rather warm in the evening

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
5 out of 5
Best entry port we have experience. Fast processing and baggage in stateroom before we arrived in it
3 out of 5
Never got a chance to see Toulon. Took an excursion to Provence but would have rather stayed in port and seen Toulon.
3 out of 5
Expensive and long roundtrip bus ride but worth every penny
3 out of 5
Expensive and long roundtrip bus ride but worth every penny. Pompeii a must see
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Ephesus a great excursion.
3 out of 5
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