Royal Princess Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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7+ cruises


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3 out of 5

Beware-Balcony room for three

Sail Date: December 01, 2013

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Room Type: Balcony

Ship is beautiful, but public areas downsized (theater) so they can cram more people in smaller spaces. Beware - do not book a balcony room for three people. The berth is down 14-15 hours per day, blocking access to the balcony, as well as the dresser (mirror, drawers) and the refrigerator. We tried to get an upgrade, but were told none were available. We found 8 mini suites on Deck 14 empty! They said there were "mechanical problems" with these rooms; however, they were for rent the day before sailing.

Pros: Food, entertainment

Cons: Balcony room for three-berth blocked access to balcony, dresser, refrigerator

Recommends Royal Princess? No.

Ship Quality
Bigger is not BETTER!
Food and Dining
Food was very good; however, the Horizon and Bistro were crowded, with people running over you to get to the food.
Cabin / Stateroom
Balcony rooms for 3/4 people not recommended. Berth blocks access to Balcony, dresser and refrigerator.
Service and Staff
Room steward and waiters did an excellent job.

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