Wonderful Cruise ship a little disappointing

Royal Princess Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
Royal Princess

10 Night Southern Caribbean Medley (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 30, 2018

Ship: Royal Princess

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: R234

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Great time in the sun. Loved the retreat pool on the ship and the ports of call. Found the days at sea very restful and enjoyed watching the sea go by. I was disappointed that there were no destination experts on this cruise.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Very efficient walk onto the ship. no waiting worth mentioning.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food on this cruise was very disappointing. the dinning room service was very good but the food was nothing special and the horizon court was very poor quality. Alfredo's restaurant was exceptionally good and the trident grill was also very good.

Trident Grill

5 out of 5

I really liked their hamburgers and my Wife really liked their hotdogs. Service was fast and friendly.

Alfredo's Pizzeria

5 out of 5

Really good food and service.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
We really enjoyed the retreat pool area and the pool itself was wonderful.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
very talented performers

Children's Programs

no children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
really loved the cabin but disappointed in the bed and bedding.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

3 out of 5

Princess Cays (Cruise Line Private Island)

5 out of 5
This was a great way to start our cruise. We relaxed on the beach and snorkled in the beautiful waters. The food served us was convenient and good.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

4 out of 5
We only took the sky ride and did a little shopping but really enjoyed the little time ashore.

Fort-De-France, Martinique

4 out of 5
We only did a little shopping among the shore vendors but it was a beautiful port,

St. George's, Grenada

5 out of 5
We did the spice tour and had a great time. Very beautiful sightseeing tour and tour guide was great.

Bonaire, Netherlands Special Municipality

5 out of 5
We took a local taxi to a snorkeling beach and spent a wonderful time on coke beach. We did not take advantage of Klien Bonaire but wish we had.

Willemstad, Curacao

5 out of 5
Very clean and beautiful port and city. I was very surprised at how clean well maintained Curacao was. Would have liked to have spent more time there.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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