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"The Ruby Princess is a wonderful ship.  Staff were very attentive and friendly.  The common areas were very clean and well maintained.  Food was wonderful.  Don't miss the Crown Grill, well worth the $25 extra..."Read More
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What you should know before you book

Review for Ruby Princess to Mediterranean

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dvanlang

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

This was a very fast paced cruise. Ten ports in 12 days gave you a taste of Europe but it was exhausting. For the first time European traveler it was almost too much. You should understand that there is not enough time to see everything in each port. We went in October and experienced perfect touring weather, upper 60's to lower 70's, however, a couple days of rain. It should be noted that it is ...
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Sail Date: October 2013

Departure Port: Ketchikan

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My Least Favorite Princess Cruise So Far

Review for Ruby Princess to Mediterranean

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wrldtrav

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We booked our air from FLL to BCN with Princess on Delta at a reasonable price and then booked our own hotel in Barcelona for a couple of nights prior to embarkation. A short cab ride took us to the terminal. Boarding in Barcelona was quick and easy which set the tone for what could have been a great cruise. never The security process getting on the ship after each port call was difficult. I have ...
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Sail Date: November 2013

Departure Port: Ketchikan


Packed alot into 12 days

Review for Ruby Princess to Mediterranean

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dvanlang

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Got into Barcelona about 9:30 Sat. and was able to get on the ship by noon. We had intended to go back into Barcelona and see some sights but crashed and missed it all. Next time we will fly in a day or two before so we can enjoy the port. Toulon: Sunday in Toulon was very quiet. I don't think they are prepared for cruise ships. Take note that the Ruby did not dock where the port guides all say ...
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Sail Date: October 2013

Departure Port: Ketchikan

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Mixed feelings!

Review for Ruby Princess to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Mrs. Reality Check

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

This was our third Princess Cruise, but the first once since they were bought by Carnival. We felt that there was a decline. The food was more like Home Town Buffet. During our other cruises the food was high quality, really wonderful, fresh with lots of variety and great taste. We got to laughing, a little , on how can you make desserts that have no taste or sweetness? The Horizon Cafe was ...
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Sail Date: October 2013

Departure Port: Ketchikan


Very enjoyable if port intensive cruise

Review for Ruby Princess to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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RSchiefersten@aol.com

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We had a very speedy boarding in Barcelona and set sail for Toulon. We have sailed on Princess before and the ship was to the same high standard of decor. The staff on board this ship are all very happy to be there and you get the impression of a very well organised and efficient ship - our cabin steward Vitor was amazing and nothing was too much trouble, as was our waiter for our fixed dining ...
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Sail Date: October 2013

Departure Port: Ketchikan


Trip of our lifetime

Review for Ruby Princess to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Princessa22

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

This was our first time sailing on princess cruises lines and we couldn't of been happier. From the moment we arrived on the ship to leaving on the last day we felt like royalty. The only negative thing that happened to us was they lost a piece of our luggage and didn't find it until after we sailed. We pushed them to find it as it contained all our meds and electronics and they contacted each ...
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Sail Date: September 2012

Departure Port: Ketchikan

Cabin Type: Balcony


Better Than Expected

Review for Ruby Princess to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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kingrodney

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

Our expectations were mixed before embarking on our first cruise but after 24 hours we were pretty much converts. At first sight the ship was looked amazing and embarkation was easy. The cabin was about the size we expected but because we opted for a balcony it seemed much bigger and it suited our needs perfectly. We were on the eleventh deck (BAJA)which was an ideal height and pretty much mid ...
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Sail Date: September 2012

Departure Port: Ketchikan

Cabin Type: Balcony


Mediterranean Cruise on Princess Ruby

Review for Ruby Princess to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Cowchk

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

So... not a first time cruiser, I had high expectations. Some were met on the Ruby... some weren't. Embarkation was a breeze. We were on the ship in no time without a long wait. Our luggage was at our room waiting for us. We had a balcony and were quite happy with the room and our view. We had "Anytime Dining" and were travelling with family & friends. 8 of us. The first night ...
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Sail Date: September 2012

Departure Port: Ketchikan


Holiday of a lifetime !

Review for Ruby Princess to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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ruby0512

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We wanted to visit europe but thought it would be too tiring doing a bus trip. This cruise visited all of the places we wanted to see. The ship and staff were amazing. We were on the deck which was one up from where you get on and off the ship normally at ports. On our floor was the international cafe at one end and it had a laundry at the other end, which from our previous cruise, we knew was a ...
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Sail Date: September 2012

Departure Port: Ketchikan


FIRST TIME ON PRINCESS

Review for Ruby Princess to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Annalise

10+ Cruises

Let me start by saying we are loyal Crystal cruisers but Princess' itinerary attracted us, so we thought we'd give it a try. To compare Princess to Crystal would in no way be fair, so I'll try to be objective as possible. EMBARKATION: As easy as it gets. We got there early and once we checked in,we sat in a waiting area. Ruby Princess is a gigantic ship and with 3,080 passengers, we sailed full. ...
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Sail Date: September 2012

Departure Port: Ketchikan

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