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29 Princess Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews

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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
0 forum posts
6 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
0 helpful votes
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
Neveragain1234at
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
5 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
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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

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vcgeno
Member Since 2007
7 reviews
316 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
18 reviews
2,108 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
0 forum posts
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
SoCal Cruise Critic User
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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

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Eddieh
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
flybynt
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
0 helpful votes
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

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chrislingard
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
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
824 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
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
bullseye19
Member Since 2013
1 review
19 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed June 2013
Sailing on a small ship (784 people) is good and bad and noted by many people before me. Rarely do you have a crowd anywhere. We almost never shared an elevator with others. The ride was very smooth and that surprised me a lot. The down ... Read more
tcbfast
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
404 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The Princess Holy Land/Egypt Mediterranean cruise this year was exceptional in that we actually docked in Egypt (although in Alexandria instead of Port Said). Luckily we chose an off-ship tour or we would not have seen half the sights we ... Read more

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xke68
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Eastern Mediterranean Trip 2013 May 27 Trip Notes May 25 and 26 Flight (747) departed SeaTac on Saturday evening. British Airways crew were very professional and pleasant. We had a nice dinner and then reclined our seats into a really ... Read more
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Wander58
Member Since 2010
10 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We boarded the Pacific Princess in Athens,Greece for our Black Sea Cruise. We made our own air and hotel arrangements, arriving in Athens a couple days early. We always like to have a buffer in case of airline delays. Fortunately, all ... Read more
marylou essex
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I booked this cruise as a present for my husband's 65th birthday & retirement. To be honest it has never appealed to me, but my husband has always wanted to go on one. I absolutely loved it. We had booked an outside balcony stateroom, ... Read more
oompah
Member Since 2009
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
"Pacific Princess" Mediterranean and Transatlantic Cruise 23 November to 22 December 2010 We know the "R" ships well, having sailed on Insignia, Journey and Quest, and we like the size and design. We were not disappointed ... Read more
eschew
Member Since 2008
1 review
135 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We wrote this review as events happened, almost like a blog. We are Christians, but we are not going to the Holyland for a pilgrimage. We took this trip to see the "old" world: Athens, Rome, Jerusalem and the Pyramids. By and large, ... Read more

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