Princess Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews

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36 Princess Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews

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Esprit
Member Since 2005
6 reviews
1,726 forum post
9 helpful votes
We are in our 50’s and completed some 15 cruises. These have all been generally very good even when we used to take our two kids with us! Like most UK cruisers we started with P&O and then moved to Princess and Celebrity to be ... Read more
Big Sky Country
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
604 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our third cruise and first on Princess. We had a good vacation, but felt the cruise portion of it was a bit lacking. I was very surprised about the lack of amenities for a ship this size. Personally, I think they will be ... Read more
Annie62
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
This was our very first cruise with Princess and we could not have made a better decision the Royal Princess is amazing. As soon as you walk on board we felt very welcome. Our cabin steward Magdellena was so welcoming and nothing was too ... Read more
Togaflex
Member Since 2016
1 review
50 helpful votes
This is my first review. I am a first time British cruiser, 36 years old professional chap, who was, as I suspect many are, a little bemused by the number of alarmingly poor reviews on this site. It does make me wonder why some people go ... Read more
Cruise XYZ
Member Since 2013
9 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed June 2016
This was our 4th Med cruise and even though my husband had said the last time, "I think we don't need to do the Mediterranean again", we decided to take another Med cruise. I had wanted to go to Santorini again and my husband ... Read more

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kresanosky
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
We did a 14 day Mediterranean cruise aboard the Royal Princess out of Athens to Barcelona from June 11th to June 25th. There were 2 sea days with stops at 10 different ports where we did 9 Princess excursions. At Monte Carlo we did our own ... Read more
jaimesmile
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
This is my 3rd cruise on Princess and I have been on 2 cruises on Royal Carribean. I think I will seriously reconsider going back to Princess cruises for a very long time. I felt discriminated against because my family was Asian (although ... Read more
poet618
Member Since 2011
1 review
23 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The food on board was repetitive. The entertainment was a hyptimist and ridiculous passenger games. A some off the tours were so crowed the waIt times for the buses, tickets, and food was horrific. In La Margeita's breakfast stop, one ... Read more
BigLil
Member Since 2013
4 reviews
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
This cruise was actually 2 week long cruises joined together. The first week was Athens to Barcelona, visiting Santorini, Kotor, Messina and Naples. The second week was Barcelona to Rome, visiting Cartajena, Gibraltar, Marseille, Genoa and ... Read more
plumstead
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
28 forum posts
We did the Eastern med cruise September 2012, on the Crown Princess, one of the ports I wanted to visit was Rhodes, but because of operational problems we could not dock, so I saw the Eastern Med cruise again for 19th September that ... Read more

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Neveragain1234at
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
This was our first ever holiday on a cruise ship, we choose Princess because it had the timing and visits we wanted. We choose a balcony room and paid full fare. I will keep this simple: A Cruise to us is nice food and entertainment ... Read more
thomo 1
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 helpful vote
Staff very nice and pleasant. Balcony cabin b222 very good position clean and tidy. Shops on board well over priced, sale day on board like a jumble sale (junk) Food OK always found something to eat. Entertainment very poor kareoke ... Read more
vcgeno
Member Since 2007
7 reviews
316 forum posts
Enjoyed our two week trip very much. Ports of call were fantastic cannot think of one we did not enjoy. With a couple of exceptions we booked private tours or did each of ports of call on our own. Did several of the excursions with ... Read more
neilrr
Member Since 2005
19 reviews
2,113 forum posts
My partner and I booked a 14-day cruise on the Emerald Princess last October. Cruising out of Athens, the itinerary was to include Odessa and Yalta, Ukraine. Unfortunately those two stops were replaced with stops in Bulgaria and Romania, ... Read more
Elitebill
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Thoroughly enjoyed our holiday. Great food, very pleasant and helpful staff. Usual mixture of ports with some more attractive than others. However the star find was Nessebar in Bulgaria. Yards from the tender there were loads of ... Read more

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SoCal Cruise Critic User
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
Overall – Very Good cruise. • High marks for itinerary, room comfort and steward’s service, specialty restaurants. The weather was great. • Low marks for several of the tours, dining room service, too much ... Read more
Louise12345678
Member Since 2015
1 review
I have sailed with princess since 1977 and I have sailed on Emerald Princess several times. My last trip was out of Athens on the 16th of May 2015 and from the embarkation it had lots of issues. On arrival at Athens Port no one to help ... Read more
Eddieh
Member Since 2015
1 review
Sailed May 2015
Ship ran like a military exercise and was very smooth. Lots of food and doing the Greek Islands there was a lot to do and see in terms of culture. Was my first cruise so everything was very new and exciting. Mostly old people on this line. ... Read more
ftlguy
Member Since 2014
1 review
After pouring through countless itineraries and ship comparisons, our extended family (8 members) decided to plan our summer trip onboard the brand new Regal Princess. Having sailed on Princess before, I knew they would be able to ... Read more
beachboy57
Member Since 2014
1 review
My itinerary started in Athens (Piraeus) on 27 MAY and ended in Venice on JUNE,2 . It is always very exciting to cruise on a brand new ship and I couldn’t wait to get on board. Unfortunately I had some troubles with embarkation ... Read more

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flybynt
Member Since 2012
1 review
2 helpful votes
My husband and I have never been disappointed in any of our sailings on the Pacific Princess. We have traveled for 32 days from Ft. Lauderdale to Sydney and never once felt cramped, bored, or invisible. There was always something to do ... Read more
ggtirevite
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
3 forum posts
First of all, the cabin: Biggest balcony so far, and sizable closet area. Usual bedroom and bathroom, shower. Everyone was friendly and helpful. Had a great experience at the steakhouse dining, where our waitress was very funny and ... Read more
chrislingard
Member Since 2013
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed September 2013
These smaller ships are much more pleasant than the 2000+ passenger ones and you get to know your fellow passengers, as you meet them around the ship much more often. Getting on & off the ship's quicker, the restaurant is far superior ... Read more
Harvey1939
Member Since 2005
3 reviews
866 forum posts
Sailed September 2013
Barbara and I are both retired, but very active as volunteers in our community. Over the last 35 years we have cruised more than 30 times. Princess has been our favorite cruise line and we are in the Elite status. We flew on Delta from LAX ... Read more
GHOYAS
Member Since 2009
1 review
My wife and I are Elite members of Princess's Inner circle club. We picked The Pacific Princess because of it's itinary and it's smaller passenger capacity. Our embarkation was smooth and easy. We went a day earlier and stayed overnight ... Read more

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