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When Emerald Princess debuted in 2007, it was one of the largest ships in Princess' fleet, and it was rightly celebrated for delivering far higher levels of cuisine, service and amenities than you would expect ...
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1,003 Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews

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najllib1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
The Emerald Princess is indeed a beautiful ship. Embarkation and disembarkation at the end of the cruise was efficient and swift. The décor throughout is excellent. So why only 3*? Well, to start with, when one orders a ... Read more
jeanniedance
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
excellent embarkation and disembarkation .Luggage arriv.ed very quickly the outside cabin was roomy with a separate large area for clothes usual small shower room. The cabin had comfortable beds and pillows and was kept clean by a ... Read more
Barlisboss
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
A lovely cruise to the Norwegian Fjords, made even more enjoyable by the weather. We did not buy official excursions as even in the quietest ports of Olden and Skjolden pleasant walks availed themselves taking you to idyllic sights. ... Read more
nessieboo
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
I strongly agree with all the points that a previous contributor-'cherub flashpoint', has already noted; impolite security staff who have no ability to smile, waiting staff that hound you constantly for drinks( God help you if you try to ... Read more
ukcruise100
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
1 forum post
26 helpful votes
Some recent reviews of Emerald Princess have been very critical, so I will try to be as impartial as possible when writing this review, in the hope it will be of assistance to others considering a cruise on this ship. Comparisons are made ... Read more

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cherubflashpoint
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This was my 1st cruise my mam has done several cruises and wanted us to experience one,i was so disappointed found the security staff quite rude when getting on ship,a smile wouldn't go amiss,room was ok and kept nice by staff,i never ... Read more
macsford
Member Since 2014
1 review
53 forum posts
16 helpful votes
This was booked late at a reduced price as the timing, Southampton departure and ports not previously visited suited us. We have previously cruised about 12 times, twice before with Princess so felt confident about the cruise. However, ... Read more
koonard
Member Since 2005
1 review
89 forum posts
22 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We had balcony cabin ... nice to have the outside space but it was dirty, Both of the chest of drawers were broken . The toilet blocked up 3 times. Cabin number was B601. Only went to MDR once and that was enough ... there are too ... Read more
richnliz
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We chose this cruise as we wanted a week's holiday without the inconvenience of airports and the dates worked nicely for us. This was our first cruise with Princess, and I had heard great things from colleagues. Embarkation was smooth ... Read more
Joannaj
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
25 helpful votes
This was our second Princess cruise in 6 months (we usually cruise with Celebrity) and our first on the Emerald Princess. Although we’d lowered our expectations after our first Princess experience – this one week cruise was ... Read more

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maddigs
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Booked this cruise without hesitation after a princess cruise two years ago which was outstanding. First problem occurred with the lifeboat drill, it took forever , the muster point we were at had very little seating which meant sveral ... Read more
beanpole
Member Since 2009
1 review
31 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Chose this cruise during the Princess 5oth anniversary sale as my wife and I wanted a short break. The cruise exceeded our expectations as we found a significant all round improvement since our last cruise with Princess several years ... Read more
cb1968
Member Since 2006
17 reviews
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
My wife and I were looking for a different cruise from the norm to celebrate our anniversary. We had sailed on the Emerald previously (and her sister ships) so the ship was quite familiar to us. Embarkation was one of the easiest we ... Read more
holibil
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This cruise was selected because 1we enjoy the canaries 2 we had travelled on princess previously and had be very satisfied. the transport (eavesway) were two hours plus late in picking us up. not a good start. wehad to be rushed ... Read more
corieltauvi
Member Since 2008
7 reviews
6 forum posts
14 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We picked this cruise to get a break and some spring sunshine. After 400 plus previous nights with Princess including several cruises on Emerald, and other cruises on Royal Caribbean, Ocean Village, Cunard, Discovery, Nobel Caledonia, ... Read more

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Floflegs
Member Since 2005
5 reviews
2,677 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Embarkation was excellent. We were soon aboard and no huge queue for security. Cabin was as expected. Steward, Conrado, was excellent and kept it spotless. Requests were soon carried out. Muster drill was dragged out and exhausting for ... Read more
Slim Grace
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We chose this cruise as we had never been to The Canaries. Ship was very busy and like others on this cruise we could not get a seat in International cafe or crooners bar and had great difficulty getting a seat in Horizon at breakfast and ... Read more
GregorPatterson
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
The embarkation was the best we have had. The evening meal got off to a poor start. Steak pie in a pot was on the menu, and that was all you got - no potatoes, no vegetables. Was told there were vegetables in the pot. The pastry was cut ... Read more
evorg34
Member Since 2011
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
26 April 2016, Southampton to the Canaries. The Imbarcation and disimparcation was very orderly and efficient, Onbord I noticed that the East European staff are not as friendly as staff from other nationalities, the food in the dining ... Read more
Sussex Duo
Member Since 2013
7 reviews
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Emerald Princess had just undergone a major refit, so we were interested to see what had changed. Sabatini's had become “Share” (now 29 USD extra) and part of the Wheelhouse had become the “Salty Dog Gastropub” ... Read more

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kingpower
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Hi went on Emerald Princess 26/04/2016 from Southampton getting onboard brilliant cabin excellent new beds are fantastic entertainment acceptable condition of ship even after refit average then lets break down the actual living on ship ... Read more
arjay1949
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
19 helpful votes
This was our 17th cruise - the 4th with Princess, the remainder with P&O. Our previous Princess ships were the Island, the Regal and the Royal, so we knew what to expect - or so we thought! It's my fault - I should have done my ... Read more
Holidayfun141
Member Since 2015
1 review
28 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We choose Emerald Princess on a taster cruise to try the Princess line, we were bitterly disappointed. Embarkation and disembarkation was good The cabin was basic and the toilet smelt of stale urine, the shower curtain was very old. ... Read more
BillieB
Member Since 2007
1 review
91 forum posts
23 helpful votes
We had never been to the Channel Isle and thought this was an ideal way of combining seeing Guernsey, enjoying a short cruise and trying out a new ship and cruise line. What an mistake. The passengers were so many that we unable to find ... Read more
luv2cruzuk
Member Since 2006
1 review
109 forum posts
7 helpful votes
First of all, we have travelled many times with Princess and I normally rate them highly. I was so disappointed to find the usual Princess standards had fallen off a cliff onboard Emerald Princess. What happened to all the crew? The ... Read more

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