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 are a constant reminder. The public rooms, though, are designed not to overwhelm.

In 2009, the ship underwent a refit that remodeled the atrium into a kind of urban street piazza and added an open-kitchen Crown Grill, a Sanctu...

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