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Emerald Princess entered service in 2007 as one of the largest ships in Princess Cruises' fleet. As far as modern mega-ships go -- with a passenger capacity of more than 3,000 -- Emerald Princess maintains the ...
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stocklady
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
584 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We have been dealing with water damage from a rain storm and needed a quick getaway. We found this to be a relaxing trip. Not much to really see and do in Grand Turk, but a walk along the beach and some conch fritters at Jack's Shack fit ... Read more
ATLCruiseCat
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We decided to book a quick getaway cruise for Valentine's with no kids. We prefer Holland America but needed a shorter trip and Princess had a great deal on this trip so we decided to try them again. We sailed Island Princess three years ... Read more
kemo53
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Overall, we enjoyed the last minute 4 night cruise to Turks and Caicos, but there were some hiccups. Embarkation was flawless. Arrived at the pier at 1:30 and on the ship at 1:45. Disembarkation was a disaster... more later We chose ... Read more
RobertoF
Member Since 2009
8 reviews
73 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We had a great time and will definitely sail Princess again. Princess is an excellent value, and really takes care of their loyal cruisers. But I have to say that the quality is slipping, particularly in the food department. Now, I ... Read more
whitelimo
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This was the first cruise for my wife and me, though we're generally seasoned world travelers and we've been to the Caribbean several times before (and whether it counts or not, we've stayed aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach). We're ... Read more

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Billh21601
Member Since 2014
1 review
12 forum posts
2 helpful votes
My wife and I booked this trip for her birthday. Shortly after we booked it the real bad reviews came out and we almost cancelled the trip. Glad we did not. The ship is beautiful and the crew is very good. Oh yeah you will run into one ... Read more
xcopper673
Member Since 2015
1 review
17 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We just got back from the 5 night first portion of this cruise and we had a great time. The cruise was very rough for several days, however, we just carried on and had a great time. We are not drinkers, so please do not look for ... Read more
jerseyaxn
Member Since 2014
1 review
792 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We sailed on the Emerald Princess from Port Everglades to Grand Caymen and Ochos Rios Jamaica.WE arrived at the Port about 10am they told us to line up to wait there were benches .They were not to clear and it wasn't marked at all where to ... Read more
mscloset
Member Since 2014
6 reviews
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2016
Just arrived home from a 5 night cruise on the Emerald, departed Feb 6, 2016. The ship is lovely, the food just ok, entertainment we gave a D. The best place for wine lovers is Vines..go see Cherry..she is a wonderful host and very hard ... Read more
Rick Holm
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We took this short trip in order for us to up-grade our status from Ruby to Platinum - we've booked a 25 day that includes 11 country's cruise, we thought the Platinum would come in handy. Haven'n previously been to Grand Cayman and ... Read more

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MinnesotaNice2
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
My husband and I have sailed with princess 5 previous times and the 6th did not disappoint. Our other cruises, all were 7 days, and this one was a bit shorter at only 5 days. Prior to departure, I read the reviews here and now felt ... Read more
Lisa1963
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
My husband and I and my daughter in her twenties cruised to Eastern Caribbean for 7 days with Emerald cruise embarked on Jan 30th 2016. We had a fantastic time. Our steward Edward was very polite and efficient. We didn't see him much, ... Read more
DIOHIO
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Traveled on the Emerald from Jan 30th-Feb 6th of 2016. This was our 4th Cruise with Princess and don't think we will sail with them again!! Menu was the same thing night after night with some sort of FISH fixed 50 different ways. Main ... Read more
Delmerboy
Member Since 2011
1 review
43 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Jan. 30/16: Traffic was backed up getting from Ft. Lauderdale airport to the cruise port. Check in was approx. 40 minutes before we were in our stateroom. We went for a bite to eat and when we got back to our stateroom the luggage was in ... Read more
whitecap
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
2,645 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Emerald Princess Jan 23-Feb 6, 2016 As Jan 23d came closer we read a number of post from those on the Emerald Princess following completion of the recent dry dock and the issues with water, plumbing and air conditioning. We hoped that ... Read more

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LewesBeach
Member Since 2012
4 reviews
690 forum posts
6 helpful votes
I am Elite on Princess and this was without a doubt my least favorite cruise. I am usually very understanding and forgiving but this cruise caused me to wonder if I really want to continue with Princess. Embarkation: We were ... Read more
fast driver
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
126 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
I have been on the Emerald a few years ago. With the Ruby, they were me favorite ships. The only physical changes was on the Restaurant site. Sabatini is no more, sniff. It was replaced with a higher prices Share Restaurant. They ... Read more
BulverdeLuthier
Member Since 2006
1 review
60 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We sailed on the Emerald Princess from Ft Lauderdale 1/23/2016 - 1/30/2016 into the Western Caribbean with stops in Grand Cayman, Roatan, Cozumel and were scheduled for a stop at Princess Caye but that was aborted due to weather. The ... Read more
mariaw0121
Member Since 2008
1 review
66 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2016
After 8 Carribean cruises in as many years on Carnival, Princess, and Celebrity, we took a 5 year break from cruising as everything had become same old same old. Since we've retired and relocated to Florida, cruising is easier - no ... Read more
VikingExplorer
Member Since 2012
12 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I am an active middle-aged solo traveler Elite level Princess cruiser with more than 28 cruises on this line. The pricing was good (except for charging solo guests double fare for single occupancy!). Excellent boarding and debarkation ... Read more

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diana61
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
3 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My spouse and I took this 4 night cruise for a short getaway on January 14, 2016. I had read many negative reviews and was a bit skeptical about sailing on the Emerald Princess again. The past two sailings both were 7 nights and we had a ... Read more
bobw@westfallgroup.net
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This ship restored our interest in cruising. The staff was exceptional. If you go on this boat, go to the Wheelhouse lounge and ask for Villiam, one of the premier servers we have ever encountered. From Christian at Share, and Edwin at the ... Read more
mtab
Member Since 2006
7 reviews
39 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
We've been on 8 Princess cruises and 12 with other lines. it's been my favorite until this cruise. It's not that it was bad but it wasn't as good as others we've taken with Princess and I think it's because they are cutting back, ... Read more
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beach grandma
Member Since 2009
8 reviews
12 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Four of us, our friends, my husband and I, took a great 10 day cruise on the Emerald Princess which was relaxing and exactly what we needed. The ship had just come out of dry dock and was fresh and shining. Everything on the ship was ... Read more
cessnagirl4
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My spouse and I are both early 60's and this is our 9th cruise with Princess. Our cruise left Ft. Lauderdale on Jan 4th. The AC was working but not to as someone else said, "meat locker" temp. but it worked fine. You just have ... Read more

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