Overall enjoyable but could use a little work

Royal Princess Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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7 Night Mediterranean & Adriatic (Athens To Barcelona)
Sail Date: May 21, 2016
Ship: Royal Princess
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: D222
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

The cruise was very nice. State rooms were great and kept very clean by staff.  Dinners were great in the dining rooms also.  The buffet could be improved - I thought almost all the hot food was on the cold side and was often the same items daily for breakfast and lunch.  I think there should be more custom options like maybe a Panini station or more varieties of pizza or something.  Also the design of the boat in some sections really had me confused.  There was a sundeck with no access to the pool at all without walking into a restaurant or gym area, which was uncomfortable. Also I would suggest printing out your online price quotes for things like spa treatments, I reserved a massage at a lower price online and had to prove it on the boat to get that price, luckily I was able to or I would have been charged $13 more + tip percentage. The excursions were pretty well organized but just too full. The majority of them were rather crowded.  These negatives did not overshadow the positive.  We had a very nice time.  Thank you Princess! :)

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Dinner was great (Crescendo & Melandro were our servers). We very much looked forward to our dinners on the boat. Breakfast and Lunch were repetitive and buffet was on the cold side.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
not applicable

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Some design confusion but very clean and well kept.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Manuele did a wonderful job keeping our room clean and stocked. He was always friendly and helpful.
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5 out of 5
Kotor was by far our favorite. Instead of being a big city like most other destinations it was nice to go instead to a small village. It was very peaceful and picturesque.
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