More than I expected

Star Princess Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
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Star Princess

12 Night Grand Mediterranean (Venice To Barcelona)

Sail Date: September 15, 2011

Ship: Star Princess

Cabin Type: Oceanview

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 7 years ago

Review Summary

I found everything to be beyond my expectations. The service and the organization to get everyone off and on the ship was friendly and quick. The ship was beautiful and clean. I loved it all.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
I enjoyed the anytime dining. The food was very good and the selection on the menu was great. Nothing was repeated. The food service was excellent.


5 out of 5
There was something for everyone. If you were bored, it was your own fault.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The best! EVERYONE was helpful and friendly. Whatever we needed was taken care of. A plus!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The ship was clean and up to date. There was something for everyone.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The beds were very comfortable and nice and warm. The room was big enough for two. We did not spend time in the room other than to sleep and shower. It was clean and nice.

Ports Of Call

Naples, Italy

3 out of 5
The city itself was not much. The trash was not pretty. I don;t think I would return unless to visit the Amalfi coast.
Don't Miss: Vesuvius was great.

Monte Carlo, Monaco

3 out of 5
It was very clean. The old part of the city was beautiful. There was not much else to do there. I would not return.
Don't Miss: The ancient part of the city.

Piraeus (Athens), Greece

3 out of 5
Other than the Parthenon I didn't find much else there. The city is large and dirty. I would not return to Athens.
Don't Miss: Parthenon

Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey

5 out of 5
Ephesus was very interesting and worth the visit.
Don't Miss: Ephesus

Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy

5 out of 5
Pisa was prettier than I thought. The buildings were beautiful. Florence was my favorite city. I would return for a week to see more.
Don't Miss: The view from across the bridge.

Venice, Italy

5 out of 5
I loved everything in Venice. I especially loved Burano. I don't care to spend my days in museums. I love to walk around and feel the energy of the city. One church is like another, so I only look outside.
Don't Miss: Must do the boat ride to Murano and Burano.

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

5 out of 5
Well, it's Rome! We definitely needed more time. I would return for a week visit. The Vatican is too crowded, I did not care to see it. I enjoyed walking around the city.

Mykonos, Greece

5 out of 5
Beautiful! What I pictured the Greek Isles to be.
Don't Miss: Getting lost in the winding streets.

Istanbul, Turkey

5 out of 5
The people were very friendly and the city was so different than I thought. I would return with more time to explore.
Don't Miss: I enjoyed the cistern.

Pros: The service and organization

Cons: nothing

Recommends Star Princess? Yes!

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