Written on: 14/01/2010
We paid £500 extra for an upgrade to an outside cabin, we got an outside cabin right on top of the stablezers. when the weather was rough it was a nightmare, the noise was so bad it was impossible to sleep,the whole cabin shook even the table lamps where shaking uncontrolaby, when I complained they said they didn't have another room for us to go to.LIE our friends got moved imediately when they put a written complaint in.We got moved after a week and eventually had a peaceful night.Never go... (read more)
Written on: 01/12/2008 by rreed (1 review written)
We enjoyed the cruise overall and were satisfied. This was only our second cruise.
Check your bill a day or two before the end of the cruise. A fellow passenger alerted me as he had found errors and sure enough there was a charge I had not made. It was corrected easily enough.
My wife likes to sing karaoke and she and some audience members were disappointed that the hosts did not count all of the votes for the contests to qualify for a talent show. I do not think they could have counted... (read more)
Written on: 04/10/2008 by zoey1
The tours in Alaska are quite pricey. The ports of call were nice but you were not given much time at all in Victoria, Canada. We had our farewell dinner on a Thursday night instead of the last night out because of arriving so late in Victoria. I found this cruise on the Golden Princess to be quite boring and am sure I would not ever go on Princess Cruises again. Six of us went and one couple bought the transfer package as all of us did and was not able to print it out before leaving home... (read more)
Written on: 23/10/2008
Been on this ship the Golden Princess 4 times going again in 2 weeks time to Hawaii cant wait. Would recommend for all ages Food is Amazing :D (read more)
Written on: 05/09/2006 by Big Joe (1 review written)
Having read some previous reviews about the Golden Princess cruise prior to traveling, I did expect Princess to be more aggressive at promoting additional on-board spend. To be fair, the on-board activity was no better or worse than say Holland America or P&O.
Some attention does need to be paid to the Eastern Bloc Catering Crew members, particularly in-service training. The cruise was of course aimed at the American market, although there were over 400 Brits on board.
The worst area was... (read more)
Written on: 06/09/2008 by chair (1 review written)
I loved the the Golden Princess, definitely my favourite Princess ship. I love that it has a glass roof that it can close over the top of one of the pools if it rains, something the sea princess doesn't have but needs. The ship was spotless, great shops on board. We felt totally looked after by our cabin steward, room service was fantastic. Plenty of sun loungers. Just the right amount of kids on board, not too many but just enough for my kids to play with. There are no slides into the... (read more)
Written on: 14/05/2008
We boarded in 15 minutos, in Los Angeles Port. Stateroom, Inside, at first sight it was claustrophobic, but in less than 30 minutes you get used to it and our steward was the best. Food, was good but not great, its not like it used to be, normal to regular.
Service, its amazing, in all areas, always with a smile. Princess its reliable for it service, I will do it again. (read more)
Written on: 09/01/2007 by geemilz (1 review written)
I had the worst vacation ever on this cruise line. I was charged almost $1,000 due to flight times changing and having to scramble for any remaining flight to the port. I was then told by the 0800 line to, leave the luggage at the airport, because there wasn't enough time to collect them and Princess will make sure they arrive at the ship. When I arrived at the ship, there was still over an hour to spare when leaving the dock and my luggage never arrived for the entire week, though I was... (read more)
Written on: 22/02/2006 by Terri B
This Princess Cruises, Golden Princess was my second and Dan's first. I had to practically beg Dan to go on this cruise. Princess was everything we expected and more. The crew made us feel like royalty and very comfortable.
Arrival in Florida - We stayed at the Ramada Inn -- word to the wise - DON'T - Very dirty, doors didn't lock; only a trickle of water for our shower, beds smelled, were horrible. Food was expensive and awful. The morning of the cruise, we took a hotel shuttle to the... (read more)
Written on: 20/08/2004 by quickfingers (1 review written)
I would like to tell other possible cruise passengers about the experience my family and I had on our recent cruise on the Golden Princess.
Once we got on the cruise, we were bombarded by people trying to sell us an unlimited amount of soda for $22.50. I was under the impression the soda, about a six cent cost to the cruise line (all from the fountain), was included in the cost of the cruise. The cost of a soda was not included.
When we check into our room, my family met our cabin... (read more)
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