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travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Princess Cruises Golden Princess

Golden Princess travel42 Professional Ship Review

The Golden Princess entered service in May 2001 and is a twin to the Grand Princess.

At 109,000 tons, with a speed of 22.5 knots and an overall length of 935 ft, this ship is huge, and the long treks between cabin, lounges, restaurants and outside decks constantly remind guests of her mass. Yet within she seems smaller, because the scale of public rooms aims not to overwhelm.

In spring 2009, the ship underwent a refit that remodeled the atrium into a kind of urban street piazza, and added ...

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