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Old September 10th, 2003, 10:48 AM
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Default Re: Royal Princess, Good, Bad, Old, Classic? Your Thoughts

It has been several years since I have been on the Royal Princess, but there is no way I'd ever hesitate to cruise on her. She has a very loyal clientele and was the 'forefunner' for many of the newer ships designs.

She has a great layout, with outside views from every public room except the conference room/theater. Yes, she is old, so there is no way you can compare her with something like the Grand Princess. Some of the features (such as bathroom fixtures, etc) may appear older.

I first sailed on her from Athens to Dover in May 1997, the again on the Baltic RT Douver in May 1998.

I am looking at sailing her again in March 2004 from Santiago to Fort Lauderdale.
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