Great ship, minor kinks to work out

Regal Princess Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 15

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 09, 2014
Ship: Regal Princess
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: c248
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 3 years ago

I have been on Princess several times and there are certain things you should always expect. Great service, beautiful ships, unique public spaces that each have their own atmosphere. This ship is no different. I wasn't in one public space that I didn't feel comfortable in.

I was economical on this trip, since I was traveling as a single. I sailed in an inside cabin. The room was efficient and was well laid out. The closet was huge. Honestly a little less closet and a few more drawers would have been helpful. I had plenty of space but two people's clothes or even 4 (which this cabin would sleep) would have been pushing it.

My one complaint was with the technology in the cabin. The flat screen was beautiful but notable, the system would lock up frequently and not stream content, even music content. I would have expected better tech on a brand new ship. Obviously not something they decided to sink money into.

As usual, the specialty dining was exquisite. In the main dining rooms, the food was good. I didn't starve but nothing blew my socks off. The bars all served great drinks at respectable resort prices.

One suggestion for the morning buffet. They have servers who bring coffee and juice to the table. Very nice touch, but they need more of them! Several mornings I was almost done with breakfast before they got to me. Everybody was working hard, they just had too many people to get to effectively.

All in all, I would recommend this ship. I think they have some things to shake out on the service side but overall it was a wonderful experience.


Food and Dining

3 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship Tip

Try the specialty dining, you won't be disappointed.

3 out of 5
Pack your patience.
5 out of 5
The Greengo Cantina down Hibiscus Alley. Great food and drink.
5 out of 5
ask a local for a restaurant suggestion. worked great for me!
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