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Auckland Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews

Princess
Ruby Princess
Destination
Auckland

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Excellent

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Average

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Poor

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Terrible

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Cruise type

17 Auckland Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews


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shane54

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Waste of money

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We boarded the Ruby princess in Auckland for a 14 night cruise over new years all the way to Sydney. As we boarded the ship which was fine & easy to do, there were no offices to greet us just custom people, ( in ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Cruise4476

4 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Friendly Crew but Ship is showing its age

We book based upon itinerary, but have taken four long cruises on Princess. For this cruise we had Club Class D503. Platinum Membership. Pros: a. Crew members were very friendly and helpful. They brought a lot ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Cadodge

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Aukland to Sydney outrunning a storm

The itinerary was exactly what we wanted. Both islands for New Zealand and Hobart Tasmania (our favorite), Melbourne and Sydney for Australia. Unfortunately, a storm and heavy seas caused us to miss Akaora and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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susclarsen2

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not up to Expectations

We chose this cruise as an celebration of my birthday. The Ruby did not meet our expectations at all. The staff was not at all customer oriented and for the most parr were just going through the motions. The ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Shirefamily

1 Review Written

Big Yawn

We were super excited for this cruise and left feeling disappointed as it definitely did not live up to expectations. Yes we missed 2 ports of call due to bad weather but that is nothing Princess can be held ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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sweetp12

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

I don't want to go back to work...can I just live on the ship?

Intro This was our first Princess cruise, having sailed previously with Carnival and P&O Australia (loyalty recognition rocks!). Pre-Cruise We had booked through Princess Cruise Planner and unfortunately ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Bevtop

1 Review Written

Enjoyable yet rocky cruise

We just completed a very enjoyable cruise to New Zealand on the Ruby Princess. It was our first time cruising on Princess although have cruised many times with other companies. The ship was recently refurbished and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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mte1965

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First and last cruise with Princess Cruises

We a seasoned cruisers haven traveled on many different cruise lines many of which are associated with Princess Cruises. Having made many enjoyable trips prior on other well known cruise lines we decided to try ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Usuallyeasytoplease

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Boring on board

Chose this cruise purely to sail through the Fjords of New Zeland and set up 1TB of memory on a brand new phone at huge expense to record it all.. We took a new $400 massager for pre existing ailments which got ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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izzywalker

6 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Disappointing cruise

Princess Ruby - Sydney Brisbane airlie beach Yorkers knob port Douglas. Oct 2019 We went on sun princess the week before and getting on the Ruby Princess was hopeful this ship would be better. It was ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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DFW traveling fool

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

It's no Ruby, more like a cloudy cubic zirconia!

I will preface this review by stating I have been on over 28 cruises. I've sailed just about every cruise line out there or sold it while I was a travel agent. I Just returned from 18 days on the Ruby Princess. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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halvacations

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not worth the $$$

This cruise was on our bucket list and we have been looking forward to it for a long time. We got on the cruise ship with no problems. When we went up to the Lido deck the windows had not been cleaned from previous ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Nigel1766

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

What a huge disappointment

First ever cruise with princess line, all I can say is that we were very disappointed from start to finish. The list is to long for me to write about, it started from getting on the boat until we disembarked. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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avaflavv

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Clean ship, decent food, nice serving staff

We chose this cruise line because of our travel agent and the 8 different ports available. embarkation went smoothly, however the disembarkation was so crazy. there wasn't enough room or order for all passengers to ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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VikiRich1989

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very disappointed overall.

Australia/NZ have been on our bucket list forever. After much discussion, we decided that a cruise would be the least stressful way to go, if indeed we were going to do it. We have been on several Princess cruises ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Damnicholas

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

3 day relaxation cruise

Chose a 3 day cruise as it is my first time. Really enjoyed it. The entertainment was superb. Just wanted a short trip to revitalise ourselves and it was perfect. Fabulously friendly staff who were a lot of fun. ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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staghorn546

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rocking and rolling

I had a good time with my friends always enjoyed princess cruises. The food was good with a spread of selections. The DaVinci and Michaelangelo restaurants were great. The ship is clean and beautiful. The staff is ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Ruby Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment4.53.7
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.53.9
Family5.03.8
Enrichment4.03.5
Service5.04.1
Value For Money5.03.8
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