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Princess Emerald Princess Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Average

329

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618 Princess Emerald Princess Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


markcook avatar

markcook

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Perfect. Just perfect.

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Staggered to see any negative review about this trip particularly criticisms of the food or staff because this was most definitely not our experience. We've cruised before but only with Royal Caribbean (also ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Joanne Lesley martin

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Magnificent

This was our first time on Princess. Ship is beautiful and well maintained, the staff are very hard working and always have a smile. The dining in all areas was very good with a good range of different foods. We did ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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dondresslar

1 Review Written

Art department prize that was not a prize

The cruise was very good, and the roundtrip LA to La Alaskan cruise was a very easy choice as no airfare for us. The visit to Glacier Bay was spectacular, and perhaps will not always be here to enjoy. The ship is ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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The Moore

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Itinerary for 7 Nights in Alaska

Chose this cruise to fulfill my Mom’s bucket list. At 90 years young we wanted to keep the trip as easy as possible. We stayed with Princess excursions because of their Best Price Guarantee! My experience has ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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fredkath

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

50th Anniversary Cruise

We just returned from a wonderful 28 day cruise to Hawaii, Samoa and Tahiti on the Emerald Princess. We had a great time and met the most wonderful people. We met a group of ballroom dancers that grew each day as we ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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Lauriebern

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great first cruise experience

This was our first cruise. We booked our cruise through a travel agency and the Emerald Princess was the cruise line suggested. Then entertainment was great! The food and food options were great! Our stateroom ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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jlp800

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fun, Relaxing, and BEAUTIFUL

Honestly one of the coolest experience me and my GF have had. You have to be a real stick in the mud to NOT have fun. Seriously. I saw one person complaining about rust on the side of the ship. ITS A SHIP.....ON ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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OnBerkley

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise to Alaska!

Ship’s Captain: Todd McBain Cruise Director: Natalie Costa I will start by saying that this is my first cruse with Princess, only my 8th cruise and my first time writing a review. We have been on Royal ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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SaritaChiquita

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wow!

Since this is our first cruise, we wanted to "test the waters" with a short, inexpensive re-positioning cruise. The emerald princess has definitely exceeded my expectations! Honestly, I was a little concerned when I ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Sandyphoenix

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

12 day cruise to Alaska

This is a beautiful ship with great restaurants and the outside grill served onion rings. Our cabin was on the 5th floor which has access to the Piazza and the International Cafe for 24 hour food available. The ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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North pole quilter

1 Review Written

Trip of a Lifetime, Amazing

I cruised with a friend, or she would have been traveling alone. Starting with the Embarkation, which wasn't up to Princess's normal. I waiting at the airport for over 2 hours for a bus to the Princess Terminal. ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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gwanghoops

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Unexpectedly great cruise! (for us)

We booked this cruise without knowledge of the South Pacific destinations as this was to celebrate our 30th anniversary and all we cared about was cost/availability. If you're a previous Princess cruiser, you ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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hoffmalo

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great 'drive-by' of South Pacific ports

Always thought of the South Pacific in romantic terms. Love cruising so wanted to do this trip instead of flying. Worried about the long 8 sea days at the end but found enough to do mostly because we traveled with ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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newageconcepts6

1 Review Written

A delight time!

We have always cruised with Princess and have not been to any of the ports on this cruises before. The wait stall was extremely delightful. The cabin steward was very attentive. The entertainment was great. Had ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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geologistgene

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful everything except shore excursions in Chile and Mexico

Almost everything was wonderful on this cruise. Great ship, well maintained, easy embarkation, good food taste and selection, great balcony cabin layout and ship layout as on all Grand Class Princess ships. Shore ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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poppymum

1 Review Written

Brilliant itinerary

We chose this cruise to travel with friends and see some new sights and escape grey January in UK and see some sun as well as nature. Princess was a very good price and coupled with fantastic weather we had a ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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skaway

4 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Cruise around Cape Horn on the Emerald Princess

Wanted to go on this cruise to see this area. Sea birds, land birds, cities, glaciers and experience Cape Horn. We had another "tour" scheduled with it by a birding company that provided guided excursions at all ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Tompep

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Itinerary

I was a little concerned after reading so many negative reviews of the Emerald Princess and the cruise in South America, so I wanted to get my opinion out there as well. This was our first 14 day cruise, but my 3rd ...
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Sail Date February 2018


annie99 avatar

annie99

7 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Loved South America itinerary

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and timing and if anything it surpassed what we had imagined.The trip around the Horn has some absolutely wonderful ports and the scenery and wildlife are magnificent. ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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presporak

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Very Happy Cruisers

Having experience to cruise using several cruise companies I feel we can do fair comparison in various areas. I did sail on Emerald Princess two times. Boarding was very well organized right from the airport up ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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cherindian

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A wonderful exciting experience

We chose this cruise because we wanted to experience South America and Cape Horn. There were wonderful excusions on offer. Glaciers, lakes, penquins, guanacos, cormorants, dolphins, extinct volcanos, Ushuia, the ...
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Sail Date December 2017


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J13C85

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Mexican Riviera on Emerald Princess

My wife and I joined three other couples on Emerald Princess from Southern California to the Mexican Riviera the week after US Thanksgiving in 2017. For my wife and I this was our first time sailing with Princess. ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Whattacrock

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

What else can I say?

I came home renewed & refreshed; a year older, but feeling years younger! Thanks to you, I had an unforgettable 75th birthday! The food was par exellence! Second to none....a MOST delightful dinner with a MOST ...
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Sail Date October 2017


Mr.Bill avatar

Mr.Bill

1 Review Written

West coast get away

Booked this cruise because we had Princess $$ that were about to expire. We flew to Seattle and took the Holland Oosterdam 1 night cruise to Vancouver. This work out great as there were only 379 cruisers on the ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Pizza Gram

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

There is very little to say after WONDERFUL!!

I chose Princess for our group because I knew they had great choices for a cruise to Alaska. We were a group of 14 total, all senior citizens with several having some problems getting around without help. I ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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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