First cruise experience

Sapphire Princess Cruise Review to Europe - Western Europe

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
Sapphire Princess

3 Night Channel Islands Sampler (London Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 06, 2018

Ship: Sapphire Princess

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: B424

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Enjoyed a great first cruise, did not know what to expect..


4 out of 5
Great first impression. The lady we spoke to was knowledgeable and friendly, answered all the questions we had.. on boarding the ship it was a bit of free for all and as this was the first time, did not know what to expect

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Excellent food from which ever restaurant or snack bar we went too

Vivaldi Dining Room

5 out of 5

Awesome, food excellent and staff service brilliant. Special mention to Joffrey and Jason.


4 out of 5

Staff service excellent, food no better than in Vivaldi

Lobby Bar

5 out of 5

Excellent serviice from here all the time. Anastasia and Ashley great with customers.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Good and fun activities. Not sure about the staff interaction though during these.


4 out of 5

Children's Programs

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Depended on where you went. Restaurant staff exemplary and could not do enough to help. Bar staff was different, a mixed bag. The ship needs more bar staff, they are rushed off their feet from early afternoon

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Design was good, lots of places to go and see. Movie under the stars was great

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Really comfortable bed, plenty of space hang clothes. Bathroom okay. The main issue was the cleanliness, bathroom not clean enough and room floor not hoovered

Ports of call

Southampton (London), England

4 out of 5

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, Channel Islands Did not visit port

Cherbourg, France

3 out of 5


5 out of 5
Came down the lift, no queue so walked straight off
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