Baltic Sea Cruise - Regal Princess

Regal Princess Cruise Review to Europe - Northern Europe

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 12

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
11 Night Scandinavia & Russia (Copenhagen Roundtrip)
Sail Date: June 04, 2015
Ship: Regal Princess
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: C107
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Itinerary was very good.  All ports with exception of Gotenberg were very interesting and excursions were generally worthwhile.  Captain made effort to dock in city center of Stockholm rather than outside port and avoid 1 hr. bus ride to city - much appreciated.  Balcony stateroom was quite a bit smaller than previous balcony staterooms with other Princess ships.  Service on the ship was outstanding.  Dining staff, room attendant, front desk, etc., - all were extremely responsive.  Menu's and food was average however dining in the specialty restaurant (Crown Grill) was exceptional. Embarkation and disembarkation were the most efficient I have experienced with several cruise lines.  No standing in queues at all.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Specialty dining (Crown Grill) was excellent. Clearly above standard found elsewhere on ship.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Really responsive and helpful staff throughout the ship.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Ship very well maintained. Everything polished continoulsly.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Our room attendant was really great and super responsive. Size of room was a disappointment compared to other balcony staterooms we have had with Princess and other cruise lines.

Ship Tip

Buffet areas become very busy early in the morning before excursions and right before port departures, so if you want to eat them, allow extra time and be prompt. Getting through the lines and finding a place to eat can be very challenging.

3 out of 5
Only did sightseeing by bus on transfer from airport to ship and back.
5 out of 5
Excursion was worthwhile, i.e., Viking Museum, ski Jump, etc. Also enjoyed walking around town on free time.
1 out of 5
Somewhat interesting little city, but overrun with tour groups for it's size. Excurion had too many people to manage well and failure to use personal radios resulted in not being able to hear the guide over the other noise.
5 out of 5
Way too much to see in time allotted. 2-hr. train ride coming and going limited how much you could really experience the city.
5 out of 5
Very quaint city. Really enjoyed wandering around the narrow streets and boutiques.
5 out of 5
See above
3 out of 5
Decided to not take an excursion and explored city on our own. Good decision. Easy to get around and several local tours available on city square at more reasonable pricing.
5 out of 5
Surprisingly great city to wander around. Again, decided to forego the excursion and did it on our own. Very easy to get to old quarter of town and explore. Lots of thighs to see but a little too touristy.
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