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4.6 out of 5

Great Cruise and some wonderful ports! by rhloew

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Could have used more time in Oslo. Only from 7:00 to 3:30.

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4.8 out of 5

Awesome Cruise to Norway by macivy

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Great cruise with the most beautiful landscapes and scenery. We had the best weather possible. All the excursions we took were wonderful although I thought the prices were rather high. The North Cape was a highlight of the trip for us. The ship was well designed.

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4 out of 5

Lovely and relaxing cruise by safelsen

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Could have used more time in Bergen and less in Olden. Crew friendly and upbeat and trip very enjoyable.

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4.9 out of 5

Wonderful experience on Sapphire Princess by rick158

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An absolutely wonderful cruise on the beautiful Sapphire Princess. The ship is in good shape after its recent dry dock. New beds are very comfortable. Food and service were great in both dining rooms and Horizon Court. Paul Burton was simply marvelous in Crooners.

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4 out of 5

Norwegian Fjords were 100% perfect! Princess cruise line....not so much. by cubsivy1

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The ports of call and natural beauty of the fjords is unmatched. One of our top 3 cruises EVER! Princess Cruise lines has made a lot of cutbacks....it seems. Things that seemed a little off: No activities around pool on sea days, smaller food selection in buffet, cleanliness in public restrooms and elevators not up to par, lackluster entertainers--except for Bravo--last night of cruise.

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4.5 out of 5

A comfortable way to experience the Baltic by MelissaGill

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This cruise is geared towards an Older clientele. Which is not to say that someone in their 20s and 30s couldn't find it entertaining, just that it is a more relaxing and quiet type of cruise. More moderate energy levels. The bands and DJ's kept to a more moderate and older theme. Even the Nightclub never made it out of the 70s and 80s as a general rule and had a croud only 2 nights of the 14.

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4.8 out of 5

Norway cruise by monaburden

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The ports were great and everyone will love Norway. We thought the food was just ok and liked about 1/2 of the shows with the dancing and the band. The rest were sort of slow.

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4.9 out of 5

Baltic Overview by silverfox928

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The cruise was excellent - a great itinerary and a great staff.

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4.3 out of 5

Amazing by bcbmacon

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Overall, it was a great experience. A must do, if you just want to have a taste of Europe

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4.5 out of 5

Perfect Cruise. EVERY employee was courteous, friendly and helpful (when we asked). by frankkoss

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Best cruise we've ever been on w Princess less the entertainment which was in our opinion not at the level of the other Princess cruises we have taken.

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4.1 out of 5

Malaysian by mlaliberte

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Met all my requirements. I booked this cruise for the ports of call and was not disappointed

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2.1 out of 5

Worst cruise experience ever!!! by kincp

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Total disappointment!!! The cruise line had sold large amount of cabins to a group of uneducated people. Some of them acted like scavengers!! Inconsiderate for others. It was the worst cruise experience we had ever had!!

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5 out of 5

Sapphire Princess by EileenCheng

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I loved this cruise because of the itinerary, it is nicely space out between at sea and at port. One day at sea and one day at port. It is very relaxing meanwhile you can see a lot. I will definitely go again if there is a similar itinerary.  

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4 out of 5

excellent by ThelmaDonato

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Food  was all good and the service from the dining  and cabin steward

Are excellent. Enjoyed the dance lessons and the shows.

played bingo and I won.meet a lot of people from different places

all over the world.

we would love to take Princess cruises in the future

maybe next year.

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4 out of 5

Trip to Asian by boutinlouise

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We liked the places that we went but in Shanghai, the excursion was a race against time. Also, the cost pour the excursion on your own of Ho Chi Minh City was too much expensive. We didn't understand a word of our guide. Finally the organisation of the ship was very poor. We had no information about where or when we could get out of the ship and many hours were lost because of that.

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4 out of 5

Great time by koryrichard

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Everything was fantastic on the cruise. Got on the boat quickly, luggage arrived at the room quickly. Crew were amazing. Always great when the crew remembers your name from day one not to mention your preferred cocktail. The food was good but not great. All the dining rooms had the same menu which I get from a logistics point of view but with some 4-5 dining rooms for the anytime dining option I hoped for some variety. 

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4 out of 5

Review of this trip by chanpb

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Room and table for dinner assigned not as requested.Room services are not as good as before. Services in the dinning room is excrescent,Very good coordination of embarkation and dis-embarkation.Land excursions are very interesting.Food and dinning quality have been down graded,not paying too much on presentation at all.

Over all this trip is very good

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3 out of 5

Disappointing by lgcrabbe

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Fiasco in boarding procedure. 

Stateroom dingy. 

Bed linens, mattresses, and pillows badly need replacing. 

Excursions disappointing. Not much to see in some ports, so excursion a real reach. 

Dining room service too slow. 

Buffet food okay, repeated too often. Buffet desserts very disappointing. 

TV service inadequate. 

Ship needs redo. 

Staff courteous. 

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2 out of 5

April 10-24 Asia cruise by vdes

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It was my least favorite cruise of the last 12 cruises. Ports were mostly commercial. Communication from senior staff was limited. Guest relation staff did not have up-to-date information. The specialty restaurant was part of the all day dining buffet and very cold as the doors kept opening and closing causing a draft. Overall we did not have a great experience as we had on other cruises, including cruises on Princess.   

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4 out of 5

Comments by judiknope

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Woman that handled the tour talks was rude on a one to one basis. One of the waiters was rude. Cabin steward was so so.

The cities visited were great and the area guides were excellent.

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