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We absolutely loved this cruise! When booking this cruise, we booked it for the ship and not necessarily the itinerary.The itinerary could have used one more stop, but the ship is gorgeous. It just has that new ship smell to it. The attention to detail with décor is out of this world. Since it's a large ship, the service lacked in some areas- particularly the bars (Vine & Crooners). It sometimes took 15 minutes before someone took our drink order. But the service in the dining room and specialty restaurant (Crown Grille) was perfect. I have food allergies and they went above and beyond to ensure my meal was perfect each time. The buffet always had a huge assortment of food to try and there's two parts to the buffet- a casual side (Horizon Court) and a more sophisticated side (Horizon Bistro). The food was great anywhere we went! The Patter always had a lot of interesting activities so we never got bored, even with 2 sea days back to back. I recommend the Love Boat Deck Party towards the end of the cruise. The crowds were sophisticated, mature and easy going. Everyone on board was very friendly. Not many children on the ship as I don't think there is much to do onboard for them. Overall, it was a very relaxing trip. We will definitely go on a Princess cruise again.

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Regal Princess Cruise Review by pturowska

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We absolutely loved this cruise! When booking this cruise, we booked it for the ship and not necessarily the itinerary.The itinerary could have used one more stop, but the ship is gorgeous. It just has that new ship smell to it. The attention to detail with décor is out of this world.
Since it's a large ship, the service lacked in some areas- particularly the bars (Vine & Crooners). It sometimes took 15 minutes before someone took our drink order. But the service in the dining room and specialty restaurant (Crown Grille) was perfect. I have food allergies and they went above and beyond to ensure my meal was perfect each time. The buffet always had a huge assortment of food to try and there's two parts to the buffet- a casual side (Horizon Court) and a more sophisticated side (Horizon Bistro). The food was great anywhere we went!
The Patter always had a lot of interesting activities so we never got bored, even with 2 sea days back to back. I recommend the Love Boat Deck Party towards the end of the cruise.
The crowds were sophisticated, mature and easy going. Everyone on board was very friendly. Not many children on the ship as I don't think there is much to do onboard for them. Overall, it was a very relaxing trip. We will definitely go on a Princess cruise again.
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I've read some reviews about the balconies being small but we didn't see any issues with it. It was plenty of room to spread out and relax. My favorite part of the room was having a huge selection of new movies on demand. We also loved how our room was right next to all of the action on Lido deck. Our hallway was just far away enough to not hear any noise during the day but a just a few steps away from everything we wanted to do. Surprisingly, we thought that we would feel more motion/swaying since we were so high up, but the ride was very smooth and if we did feel some motion, it was no different than what we felt on decks 5 and 6 mid-ship.
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