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Piermaster
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
4 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Our 12th cruise with Princess, 2nd time to Canaries and 2nd time on Emerald Princess. So the best way to do this review is a daily account: Saturday 17/08/16: Pulled up at the Mayflower Terminal a bit early, but check in still dealt ... Read more
andynlinds
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
22 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We booked this cruise fairly close to departure and as a result only had an option for a guarantee inside cabin. As per the cabin review we would not do this again on this ship. Our stateroom attendant however was wonderful. Always ... Read more
Cobbins
Member Since 2015
1 review
16 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise mainly because it was from Southampton, in September and on Princess which we prefer. We enjoyed the cruise in the main but a couple of things we felt could have been better. Firstly could not fault the crew. They ... Read more
ukellie
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
150 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Embarkation Arrived 09.30 at the mayflower terminal due to late arrival of the emerald luggage drop was a bit delayed We managed to do our luggGe drop approx 10.15 and then checked in 10.30 very slick and we boarded around 11.30 ... Read more
Diggens
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Entertainment was poor mainly quizzes. Room was dirty and not cleaned properly items from previous guests and dust every where sheets were not changed for the fortnight we were there. Staff on reception were rude and did not get back ... Read more
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jobfox
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it suited where we wanted to go at a time we wanted to go. The ship itself is a nicely laid out ship although a bit tired. It was being repainted during the course of the voyage. The cabins were of average ... Read more
Saligo
Member Since 2009
6 reviews
140 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We are not Princess aficionados and only one of our previous 13 cruises was with Princess. There is no particular reason for this, but we choose cruises on itinerary, dates and price with cruise line as a secondary consideration, and ... Read more
luckylynn13
Member Since 2014
1 review
111 forum posts
12 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Liked the Emerald last time. This time very mediocre entertainment, definitely need more outside acts . Too much emphasis on trivia and silly game shows. Cabin was excellent with good service. Horizon buffet very tasty as was food from ... Read more
Cruise club
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our first cruise with Princess. We sailed on the Emerald Princess from Southampton on the 20th August with our Daughter son in law and two grandchildren aged 14 and 11. Embarkation was slow, as there were storms affecting the ... Read more
ES5331
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Having read some of the reviews (after we had booked!) we were concerned that we had made the wrong choice - delighted to report that we had a wonderful cruise and would have happily stayed on the ship and replay the holiday again! ... Read more
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Bill Sarre
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
First time cruisers, two adults, two children 11 and 9, interconnecting mini suites( not necessary but the booking is a long story) although I would do interconnecting rooms again, just smaller. Overall conclusion, this is akin to a ... Read more
Barry D
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
Our first cruise was with Princess some 18 years ago and we did 8 overseas cruises with them before we decided not to fly so much and take cruises from Southampton instead. We then did over 10 cruises with Cunard and then one with P & ... Read more
Glawster
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sadly the cabin crucified the experience. Wanted to experience Princess from Southampton and will probably revert to fly cruise to catch the more modern ships. Found the entertainment below par compared to the Regal. Service was very good ... Read more
Blueize22
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
It was a wonderful two weeks, great scenery and ports. Dress warm be prepared for rain. Good entertainment and loved the crooners bar. Definitely worth spending a few days on London exploring before going to the port. Princess gives you ... Read more
Chimenea
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as a treat for my partner who had retired a few days prior to departure. Embarkation was easy and efficient and it was a bonus being able to drop hand luggage to our cabin straightaway. We were in a mini suite which ... Read more
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youcantbeserious
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Choose this cruise for our 25th wedding Anniversary and because it was going to the North Cape. The scenery was beautiful the Norwegians were lovely as always but the cruise left a lot to be desired. The staff were very rude on the ... Read more
corieltauvi
Member Since 2008
8 reviews
6 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We sailed to the Canaries on this ship earlier this year and the overall experience was a big disappointment. We retained this booking to Norway's North Cape with some doubt, but found the ship experience to be very much improved. ... Read more
swindonswindon
Member Since 2016
1 review
47 helpful votes
We had a great holiday. I was grateful for all the help I found out on forums like this one beforehand so I wanted to leave behind some tips that would have helped me plan my holiday in the hope it will be useful for others. 1) ... Read more
Rosiemac
Member Since 2010
1 review
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we wanted to see the North Cape and midnight sun. Thoroughly enjoyable voyage although the weather could have been kinder. A few rough seas and sickness - although thankfully we were OK. Even managed a bit ... Read more
Sussex Duo
Member Since 2013
8 reviews
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
August might sound like a good time to cruise to the Arctic Circle but it's wise to go prepared. As we discovered, it can be wet and windy, so we were glad we took waterproof over-trousers. We were less prepared for the numerous children ... Read more
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PoppyH
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
9 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for the ports in Norway , particularly in the Arctic , we wanted to see. I have cruised before with Celebrity and MSC ( and enjoyed both) but for my husband it was his first time. We found the clientele were mostly ... Read more
mowbrae38
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Chose this cruise line for itinery and promise of a wonderful experience and to come back new from Princess. We were disappointed. This ship appeared to be clean, well turned out, welcoming and promised much. It failed in so many ways. ... Read more
Elwo
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We wanted to visit the far North and Nordkapp and this was the only cruise available. Bad weather meant missing Flam which was a pity, but the wind and swell was awful even after our delayed departure from Stavanger so right decision by ... Read more
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matthewbaty
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
4 helpful votes
This was our 3rd cruise as a couple, and our second cruise as a family with 2 children (aged 7 and 5). Our two previous cruises were with Royal Caribbean to Alaska and the Baltics respectively. We chose Norway and the Fjords for 3 main ... Read more
Nomad01
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Cabin A437. Far too small for two adults and one child; 3rd bed is lowered by steward each evening and is immediately over the main bed. It is unsettling for the sleepers who may as well be in a small bunk bed! Balcony was in need of ... Read more
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