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Princess Emerald Princess Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

Princess
Emerald Princess
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

115

Very Good

77

Average

56

Poor

30

Terrible

19

Cruise type

Family Cruises

299

Romantic Cruises

208

Senior Cruises

187

Repositioning Cruises

87

Entertainment Cruises

59

299 Princess Emerald Princess Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


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flour

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Don't Know About Everyone Else, but I had a Blast

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This cruise was a family one over the holidays to mark the Panama Canal transit off my Grandmother's bucket list. We traveled in a party of eight with my mom, grandmother, aunt, uncle, cousin, brother, and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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marygvancott

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

A Panama Canal cruise should be on everyone's bucket list!

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We wanted to go from Fort Lauderdale FL to Los Angeles CA through the Panama Canal. We were not disappointed. The best part, by far, of this cruise was Bill Fall. This ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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nmason

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Going thrugh the canal.

I won't use Princess again. Always trouble with time lines including being crammed into a room before embarkation. 3 of 5 tenders were down for Panama excursions which left little time on land, 7:30 am early ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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jonkim33

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great crew, fun itinerary but a few things lacking

We love sailing with Princess and enjoy the traditional atmosphere and older crowd. This cruise was great except for a few issues... Embarkation was bad from the start due to customs issues and computer ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Travel N

6 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Crowded trip to Paradise

1. Name of ship-Emerald Princess 2. Room #D112 3. Category-IE 4. date-Jan 17- Feb 2 of 2019 If you find anything helpful let me know with a vote! 5. Pros- Stewart and dining room staff were excellent ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Librababy69

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

First time cruising with Princess

This was technically a 22 day cruise, but we only did the 11 day portion of Barcelona to Rome. We chose this cruise because of the itinerary plus the price and the perks were good. There were 7 of us and ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Cdonahoe

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First time and could be our last. Disappointed!

We have cruised with other lines before and decided to try Princess based on a recommendation from our travel agent due to the specific ports we wanted to visit. We did a 14 day cruise with Princess Cruise lines. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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MRBoian

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Here is what Princess did for us

My wife and I have both reached the Elite Level with Princess Cruise Lines, in addition to having taken maybe a half dozen cruises with other lines. This cruise was our 17th on Princess, over a period of about 7 or ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Mary-Lynn

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice week with friends

My friends and I were looking for a Mediterranean cruise but late to book so many were already sold out. I thought Princess was rated similar to RCCL and Celebrity ...oops, I was so wrong. If the was one ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Nancypower49

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

21 day cruise

My sisters and I chose this cruise because of the itinerary and length of time to enjoy together. The ship was amazing and staff were incredibly kind and personable. We loved the entertainment, especially Kory ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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BJ1908

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

AVERAGE CRUISE FOR PRINCESS BARCELONA - ATHENS JUNE 2019

We have travelled on Princess before and hold Elite status so are very familiar with the standard of service etc. Although it has been 8 years since we last cruised with Princess partly circumstances and partly ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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divegal8

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Family Bucket list

We chose this cruise because of the ports of call and our Parents, who went with us, are Platinum members on Princess. The check in was the quickest we have experienced in comparison to Royal Caribbean. The Food ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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EnglandFamily

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Some good and some not so...but on the whole a good family holiday.

We are a family of 6 - 3 generations consisting of 80 year olds x 2, late 40’s x2 and 2 children 8 and 12. The booking experience was not great with the dining time being changed from 6.30pm to 5.00pm without our ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Russb

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess lived up to expectations

We chose this cruise as we had a large party and it was basically the one that suited all. That said there was some thought that there may have been better cruise available - that was proved incorrect as we all ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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JAVT

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Six amazing days and then there was Livorno.

On the whole this was a fantastic cruise. Gibraltar, Marseille, Genova, and even Pisa (once you manage to leave the port of Livorno) were all fantastic. I can highly recommend the itinerary. Buffet areas were ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Karlzmom

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A great family trip

An overnight at the San Pedro Double Tree made embarkation a breeze. We were onboard less than an hour after leaving on the hotel shuttle. The ship was beautiful and far exceeded my expectations as I was aware ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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blueyesnurs13

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Go Hawaii or go home

Had a great time & ready to go on another Princess Cruise. The only cruise line we have been on. We will book another cruise to Hawaii in the future. We needed more time in Hawaii to see more that we missed. The ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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bobg007

1 Review Written

Great Experience

This was a pleasant cruise that went smoothly and no major problems. The embarkation and the disembarkation was the smoothest EVER. Cabin was nice but I would look to upgrade for more room. Dining and Cabin staff ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Full Time Cruiser

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Cruise

This was an amazing trip. We enjoyed our time on the cruise start to finish. From the Captain to the pizza chef, we felt everyone was working to meet our expectations. Our cabin was laid out well and we had a ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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clarabeee

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Disappointing experience on the Emerald Princess

This cruise started out badly. We had to stand outside in the wind and heavy rain to check our bags, then were ushered into a cold tent where we had to wait 3 1/2 HOURS to board! Princess did not take any ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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wendiness

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

The Romance is Over

I've been on several cruise lines (Celebrity, Carnival, Disney, Holland America, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean) the this was my favorite cruise line and favorite ship (been on the Emerald 3 times). But the romance ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Glassespro

7 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Another WONDERFUL 15 days

We've been on this cruise before, and it is by far the best cruise for pure relaxation. The ship was showing its age a bit, but everything was still nice. The rooms (balcony A317) were roomy, comfortable, and the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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RubyRenee

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship and wonderful staff

Wanted a holiday cruise to be with family and began a new tradition. The ship was beautiful and well maintained. Had no issues with maintenance. Really enjoyed all the food offerings regardless of where we chose to ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Deborah C

1 Review Written

Our First Cruise

This was our first cruise. We had a mini-suite--the bedding was extremely comfortable and our Attendant Alex was perfect. Lots to do, we missed most of the shows. The comedian on the last night was great, the ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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SL13143

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First and (maybe last) Cruise with PC

My wife and I chose this cruise line after sailing with Carnival the past five years. The Emerald Princess is a decent ship, however, she is starting to show her age. First things first. Be aware that this ...
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Sail Date December 2018


Emerald Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.53.8
Entertainment4.03.5
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family4.03.6
Enrichment4.03.4
Service4.04.2
Value For Money4.53.7
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