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Princess Sapphire Princess Cruise Reviews

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972 Princess Sapphire Princess Cruise Reviews


Newwestguy avatar

Newwestguy

5 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise But Cut Short

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For my spouse and myself a Southeast Asia Cruise has been on our Bucket List for some time. We were excited when we saw Princess offering this 21 night cruise at a reasonable price. Overall, we had a very positive ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Hififile

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Princess, a big let down! Very disappointing cruise!

We have been on princess over ten times. We enjoyed Princess in the past but if this cruise is any indication of Princess today, I would urge you to spend your Cruise dollars elsewhere. We have been on the ...
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Sail Date February 2020


Bob g J avatar

Bob g J

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A very dull Sapphire

I will start by saying I know the Sapphire is an older ship but should it be tatty and basically uncared for. It was in for a refit 18 months ago but what did they do? Plus I feel that the condition of the ship ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Over from NZ

6 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

South East Asia January 2019

Was our 8th cruise. And maybe we're a bit over cruising - but the sparkle wasn't there for us. I think we've wised up a bit.. and we're also now 'all about the destinations' rather than the cruise. So maybe it's ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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t.mills

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time cruising - Very expensive

Our first cruise came from a recommendation and it was something new we wanted to experience. Overall you are very limited to variety and most days seemed like ground hog day. Cabin was beautiful and 5* treatment ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Grandex

1 Review Written

Great Itinerary!

I chose this cruise because I liked the itinerary and like Princess Cruises. I was very happy with the itinerary however the ship needs a complete refurbishment. I had a Junior Suite and the bathtub caucking was all ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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annalouise

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Spend, spend, spend onboard Sapphire Princess

Itinerary The itinerary was South East Asia, Singapore to Singapore, 14 nights. The ports visited were: • Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia • Nha Trang, Vietnam • Phu My port, Vietnam (90 min drive north to ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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sailorgal12345

3 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Not the best Princess ship

We enjoyed most of the itinerary, spare Bali, which was a disappointment considering the cruising time to get there and back. The ship seems old even after its recent refit. The air conditioning in the cabins was a ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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gomontavista

5 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

An average ship for the gourmand (NOT gourmet) marred by poor management

The Sapphire Princess has a well seasoned crew with some staff having over 15 years of experience. They provide generally good and attentive service but with a few exceptions, fail to really engage passengers (Our ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Bushy69

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

New Year Asia Cruise - Mostly Enjoyable

Not our first cruise, but has been a while. We decided to celebrate NYE cruising with our two teenage boys, and for the most part, the cruise was really enjoyable. THE GOOD Fully booked cruise, 2600 ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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RonBoy0412

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Some bad dinning experiences

we had dinner in the Club Restaurant. This turned out to be a complete disaster. a) Started with prawns covered in tomato ketchup. Strange sauce for this type of starter. b) Next came an “Onion Soup with ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Wello 1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Below their usual standard

As a group of 9 people 4 young teens and 5 adults we chose this cruise to spend some relaxing time enjoying other countries. One of our group has special dietary needs which we were told would be catered for. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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frankmat

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

First cruise we've ever taken. Singapore Asian itinerary.

As people in our 40's this was our 1st ever cruise and Princess wasn't our initial choice... we originally had booked Royal Caribbean but cancelled that cruise when we found out it was going to be a "cultural ...
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Sail Date December 2019


sue322 avatar

sue322

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Very disappointed

My husband and I chose this cruise because we wanted to be on a ship for the 2020 solar eclipse. We have cruised Princess many times before but this cruise will be our last on the Princess line. We have ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Bladerunner1965

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great Christmas Break!

This was a last-minute(ish) decision to go cruising somewhere guaranteed to be warm & intetesting over the Christmas break. Iglu was offering a decent package at a competitive price so we went for it! We'd not ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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zippy01dinner

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Asia Cruise

Having been a frequent cruiser for 20+ years, this was the first time I've tried Princess. Absolutely regret giving them a try! Stay with the top tier lines! * Ship was outdated and everything looked old and run ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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pulltab01

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Good, the Bad and the Ugly

I wanted to go on this cruise because of the location AND the chance to see a rare Annular Solar Eclipse in the China Sea. I flew to Singapore (17 hour flight), arrived at this beautiful city, good ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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briangdg

3 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Sapphire Princess -- Mismanagement and Customer Disservice

We were on the sapphire princess from december 7 - 28, 2019 for a 21 day cruise of southeast asia, including thailand, malaysia, vietnam, cambodia, and bali.. The trip turned out to be a very unpleasant vacation. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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scotlanders

5 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Average ship, average food, bad flu epidemic

This ship was renovated in 2018 but it was not well done at all. The green carpet around pools looked dated and was always soaking wet. Pool furniture was also dated and tired looking. Carpets around ship all looked ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Yaya_in_Oz

5 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

London to Dubai Adventure

I cruised on the Sapphire to the Canary Islands this time last year. It was a great experience. The ship was then going onto Dubai and Singapore so I thought this year I’d do the London to Dubai leg through the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


MGBark avatar

MGBark

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Good service, bad food, too many missed ports.

We choose this cruise as a family vacation that would take us half way around the world, Southampton to Singapore, in 37 days. We had some good times and some not so good times, and met many new friends, but I can ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Terry L avatar

Terry L

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great itinerary

Excellent choice of ports. Princess has good value and consistent and organized product. Food is excellent but occasionally disappoints. Good coffee still seems to be a weakness although café bar at extra charge is ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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roeyourboat

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

INCREDIBLE Experience

This was our 3rd Cruise, two of which were only 7 days each.Our last one being with Princess in Alaska. We were happy then so tried them again. This time it was 37 days at sea on the Sapphire Princess ship from ...
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Sail Date October 2019


MarkSD avatar

MarkSD

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Well the BEST part of the whole cruise was definitely the food. 5 star!

This is where it goes a little off course---so to speak. Do to this being the first time the Sapphire did this route. Well the weather dictated the what, when and how the cruise would unfold. We wanted and did ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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WiGuy3

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Northern Lights above the Arctic Circle on the Princess Sapphire

The highlight of this cruise was seeing the northern lights above the Arctic circle in Alta Norway. Spectacular show on our second day of port stay so we were fortunate to see the northern lights. Our other ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Sapphire Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.3
Dining4.03.9
Entertainment4.03.6
Public Rooms4.04.3
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family5.04
Enrichment4.03.5
Service5.04.2
Value For Money4.03.8
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