LIVE from the Majestic Princess 7-Day Rome-Barcelona 4/9/17

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Originally posted by CanadianBurger
My final thoughts...

Did we have a good time? Absolutely!

Would we sail the Majestic again? No. While I have no doubt she will be a hit in the Chinese market, I would choose a different Princess ship given the choice. I'm not sure how she'll go over with the Australians in a year and a half.

If anyone has any further questions, let me know.


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Fantastic review! Thanks for your efforts.


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Thanks for this report. Will read it in full later Interesting to hear about the differences on this ship compared to others in a similar class.. We have just booked the New Years cruise sailing from Sydney to New Zealand on 30 Dec 2018, and looking forward to it. Curious to see how it goes and if they tweak it a bit for the Australian market (generally speaking, we prefer more bars, and less shopping and gambling).
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First class review and terrific photos.
Thanks too for the Rome cabs recommendation, we are looking for transfers for next May.


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Excellent review! Enjoy all the photos!

Just wonder if any one dancing in the piazza when the band played music. We always enjoyed dancing in the piazza or Vista Lounge with the live band.


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Originally posted by CruiseLady88
Just wonder if any one dancing in the piazza when the band played music. We always enjoyed dancing in the piazza or Vista Lounge with the live band.

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Yes! I was actually surprised by the number of people dancing in the Piazza. Many more than on a Caribbean cruise.
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As I understand it, the cruise card when used to open a cabin door did not have to be inserted into a slot, just brought near the detection device on the door.

Do you know what was the situation with slot machines? Insert the card into a slot or bring it near a detection device?

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Originally posted by CanadianBurger
Hello CCers! Welcome to another of my photo-rich LIVE From instalments.
It's still a few days till we cruise, but I thought I'd start with our trip and adventures in Rome before we board.
I'll be concentrating on pics aboard the ship so people can see what she's like, rather than the ports.
This is our first Med cruise, and we're super excited. Although some of the changes aboard the Majestic aren't to our liking (RIP Crooners!) I'm sure we'll still have a great time.
Stay tuned!
Steve.
Thank you for your review. I especially enjoyed your sharing the dinner menus and pictures. I understand it was a 7 night cruise but only saw 6 dinner menus. Did I miss one or is that all you posted? Thanks.
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Any chance if one can use the plug behind the TV? On some Princess staterooms this is possible.

Thanks for posting your thoughts & photos. I've done the same myself & am aware of the time involved. Especially since you can't post more than 6 at one time.

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Originally posted by trbarton
Any chance if one can use the plug behind the TV? On some Princess staterooms this is possible.
Since the TVs are wall-mounted on the Royal, Regal, and Majestic, I don't think I could see a way to get at the plug.




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Originally posted by caribill
As I understand it, the cruise card when used to open a cabin door did not have to be inserted into a slot, just brought near the detection device on the door.



Do you know what was the situation with slot machines? Insert the card into a slot or bring it near a detection device?



Thanks


Sorry, didn't look at a slot machine close enough to see if they had card slots or RFID readers.


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Originally posted by HleeCruiser
Thank you for your review. I especially enjoyed your sharing the dinner menus and pictures. I understand it was a 7 night cruise but only saw 6 dinner menus. Did I miss one or is that all you posted? Thanks.


Very astute of you! I did miss taking menu pics the second night, when our table was reassigned.


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Originally posted by CanadianBurger
Very astute of you! I did miss taking menu pics the second night, when our table was reassigned.


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Thanks for your reply. We like to plan our nights in the specialty restaurants around the offerings in the MDR so we do not miss the items we really like. I.E. Lobster, Filets etc.