Star Princess Cruise Review to South America

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3 out of 5

Cape Horn and Straits of Magellan

Sail Date: February 15, 2016

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Beginning, middle and end were good but some of the other ports were just OK.

Some of the ports really had very little to offer. The excursions were overpriced and not very exciting. Montevideo was littered with cigarette butts all over the city. I can't believe the city doesn't take more pride to how they look to visitors. Skip the Falklands and just go to big local zoo to see penguins and sea lions. It wasn't worth the money or the 5 hours on the bus to see them.

Cabin / Stateroom
Something should be done with the that shower curtain. They should take a lesson from Royal Caribbean. The staterooms are starting to get dated and could use some upgrades.
Embarkation and Disembarkation
Princess needs to do a better job about notifying you that there is a reciprocity fee for Argentina. We almost missed our ship having to fill these out at the last minute. The port people said Princess is the worst cruise ling for getting this done ahead of time
Ship Quality
Destinations and Excursions
Onboard Activities
Service and Staff
Food and Dining
Food in the dining room came out barely warm most of the time
Valparaiso (Santiago), Chile
Puerto Montt, Chile
Cruise Amalia Glacier
Punta Arenas, Chile
It was to windy and we never landed in this port. The captain made a good decision to go to the next port.
Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina
Cruise Cape Horn
Port Stanley, Falkland Islands
Took a 7 hour excursion of which 5 hours was spent on a bus. Not a good excursion. Too long and way overpriced
Puerto Madryn, Argentina
Montevideo, Uruguay
Not a very clean city
Buenos Aires, Argentina
The tango show was great.


The food was just so so

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