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Pacific Princess Review

-- / 5.0
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Review for Pacific Princess to Around the World
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kennicott
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

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Sail Date: Jan 2018
Cabin: Mini-Suite with Balcony

We have voyaged on the Pacific Princess for almost two months. Our first on this vessel was in November and December 2016. I posted an excellent review back then and this ship still remains one of our favorites. However, since then on this ship, there has been a little improvement here and there and some degradation. Which has resulted in my dropping the previous rating. Let me begin with the positives:

Terrific----

--We really like the ship and the crew, from the Captain on down. The main dining room (MDR) folks are exceptional. The high point for us is that the main dining room service and cuisine has restored our faith in the MDRs, at least on this vessel. Maitre d'hotel, Oscar Perego, has to be one of the best if not the best in the business. We originally intended to do a few dinners in the two speciality restaurants but the staff and service was so great in the MDR the only speciality we bothered to use was a Ultimate Balcony Dinner, which was exquisite.

Cabin Review

Mini-Suite with Balcony

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Our cabin was super just like the other deck eight mini-suite we had one year ago. We really like the size along with the balcony which represents a large picture window facing the sea when you pull the drapes all the way back. The bathroom was typical, not very large and the closets are not walk ins but the closet space was much larger than one realizes at first glance. The bathroom medicine and toiletry cabinets have doors like they used to have in the old days so stuff doesn't spell out in rough seas. The temperature in the cabin can be regulated perfectly, cold outdoors and comfy inside or 95 F outside and cool inside.

Port Reviews

Los Angeles

Long Beach was disembarkation port. Stayed one night in Princess hotel there. Great port

Pago Pago

Very small community, but excellent location for beauty and easy to walk to, but vey hot 97 F.

Suva

Nice port to visit. Took free shuttle downtown.

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