Newlove cruise on Royal Princess

Royal Princess Cruise Review to Caribbean

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 48

Overall rating:

2 out of 5
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Royal Princess

Sail date: October 31, 2015

Ship: Royal Princess

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: E440

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Review summary

Overall rating of food was not good.  Pastries were dried out and appeared old.  Selections were limited if you do not eat sea food.  Dining service was extremely slow.  Food was tasteless.  Buffet was extremely crowded due to slow service in dining rooms.  Limited activities were available on board.  Midship elevators were near our room but always crowded and there are no stairs available at midship.  Dancing was in the Piazza which was a very small dance floor and not the right atmosphere for dancing.  The Princess singers and dancers were very good but did not perform every night.  Many activities were merely sales pitches to sell products or services.  Shore excursion personnel were very curt and needed customer service training.  Photos were very expensive and photo package deals did not allow any variation.  Shore excursions were over-priced for value received.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Cabin stewardess was very good. Cabin was kept immaculate and attendant was very cheerful. Size of cabin was similar to other cruises but balcony was much smaller. We had no obstruction to our balcony view which was very nice.

Ports of call

St. John's, Antigua

5 out of 5

Castries, St. Lucia

3 out of 5

Bridgetown, Barbados

3 out of 5

Basseterre, St. Kitts

3 out of 5

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

3 out of 5

Princess Cays (Cruise Line Private Island)

1 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5

Roseau, Dominica

3 out of 5

St. George's, Grenada

3 out of 5

Bonaire, Netherlands Special Municipality

3 out of 5

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5
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