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Star Princess Cruise Review to South America

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 16

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
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Star Princess

14 Night Cape Horn & Strait Of Magellan (Santiago To Buenos Aires)

Sail date: December 20, 2018

Ship: Star Princess

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: A514

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

The fiords and going "around the Horn" were amazing experiences!

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Quick and easy. San Antonio is a small port. We breezed through and were on the ship in about 20 minutes!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
No complaints. Food was good and plentiful as always.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Especially enjoyed participating in Trivia and hearing the port lectures. The lectures by the College professor/Archeologist were outstanding! Fitness center was too crowded most of the time. Spa services were good.

Entertainment

Did not attend enough shows to be able to rate.

Children's Programs

No kids

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All attentive to our needs and friendly.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Liked the location

Ports of call

San Antonio, Chile

5 out of 5

Puerto Montt, Chile

4 out of 5
Weather was the only disappointment - it was foggy and we couldn't see the volcanos.

Punta Arenas, Chile

4 out of 5
Nice port but it was Christmas day so most things were closed.

Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina

5 out of 5
Drive to "the end of the world" was great!

Port Stanley, Falkland Islands

5 out of 5
Favorite stop! Bluff Cove penguin viewing was amazing!

Montevideo, Uruguay

5 out of 5
Visit to the Soccer Stadium was the highlight of the city tour. It was New Year's Day so most everything was closed.

Buenos Aires, Argentina

5 out of 5
So much to see and do! If you love bookstores, go to the historic bookshop Ateneo Grand Splendid tucked away in the Recoleta neighborhood. It is a converted theater and is said to be on the the world's most beautiful. There is a good cafe up on the stage.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Smooth disembarkation.
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