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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


mrfviews avatar

mrfviews

11 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great people made this cruise, thanks everyone !

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This was our 6th cruise with Princess in 7 years and we're back to the Caribbean again, this time the Southern route. We flew from Vegas to Ft. Lauderdale and stayed at the "rustic" Ramada Inn,with several other ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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wdblake

13 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

10 days of escaping completely

Emerald Princess cruise March 7th-17th. Southern Caribbean route. We are from South Carolina so rather than deal with the airlines we decided to leisurely drive down to Fort Lauderdale. Our first stop was in ...
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Sail Date March 2012


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BudinFla

23 Reviews Written

49 Helpful Votes

A Great time on the Emerald Princess

This was our second cruise on the Emerald Princess. We had a group of 12 family and friends on this 10 day Eastern Caribbean Cruise. We had veteran cruisers and 1st timers on this cruise. Embarkation: Princess ...
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Sail Date January 2012


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balacruiser

1 Review Written

Another great cruise!

This was a last minute decision to take the Emerald Princess for a New Year's sailing with my husband. Our daughter and her boyfriend, both first time cruisers, joined us. We had a very enjoyable cruise after ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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Tina-Ann

5 Reviews Written

10 Day Southern Caribbean on the Emerald

Pre-cruise: We flew into FLL two days early and instead of staying at the usual pre cruise hotels, we rented a car and drove 45 minutes (in traffic) down to Miami's South Beach and stayed at The Miami Loews Hotel. ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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DisneyDude93

1 Review Written

This jewel did NOT sparkle.

This Jewel did NOT Sparkle Serious disappointment after months of excitement. I have cruised prior with Celebrity, and I know every line is a little different. I had hoped I would be wowed in the same way by ...
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Sail Date November 2011


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GotDrums

11 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rocky Start To Our First Princess Cruise Fair Sailing After

Well lets start from the top. We have sailed with the Walmart of ships aka Carnival as well as Royal Caribbean and Disney. Princess was on par with Disney even though once onboard we had a bit of a rocky start with ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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passionfortravel

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Loved Emerald Princess and the Baltics

Having always wanted to tour Scandinavia we opted for a cruise, as this would enable us to visit all the capital cities in the easiest way possible. We chose Princess because they had one of the best itineraries ...
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Sail Date July 2011


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nalakitty

12 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

A Baltic Adventure

We (mother, father, 24 yr old daughter) flew into Copenhagen the morning of the cruise. We usually prefer to give ourselves more time but our work schedules would not allow for this. After a rather unfriendly ...
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Sail Date August 2011


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water1519

6 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE

We stayed two nights in Copenhagen, prior to our cruise and we were able to get a taste of this remarkable city. The combination of our hotel base on the Nyhavn canal, and the great public transportation system ...
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Sail Date June 2011


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Vikingmum

1 Review Written

Lived up to all our expectations

We are a Swedish family of four who went on this cruise to celebrate my husband´s 40th birthday. We went on a Princess cruise for or honeymoon ten years ago and liked it so much, we wanted to bring our children on ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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TravelerRon

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Anniversary Cruise

Pre/post cruise: We stayed at the Sheraton Airport/Cruiseport Hotel in Dania, just a few minutes from the airport. We got a good price and the hotel provides free shuttle to/from the airport and charges $10 pp for ...
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Sail Date April 2011


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mrfviews

11 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Emerald Princess - Eastern Caribbean

This was our 6 th cruise with Princess, so we're pretty familiar with them. We took the red eye out of Vegas via Atlanta and depite Delta breaking our wheel on our bag made it safely and on time into Ft. Lauderdale. ...
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Sail Date March 2011


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PrincessCatarina

1 Review Written

Emerald Princess Island Hopping 02/26-03/08

This cruise was my 5th time on Princess and 3rd time on the Emerald Princess. The Emerald Princess is a beautiful ship, but there was a drop in the number of entertainment options & activities compared to my ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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ashes2010

1 Review Written

Just Wonderful!

We flew British airways to Miami and were met by Princess and taken to the west Miami Intercontinental for the night. This was ll stress free. the hotel is in the business district, but we really like it. There is a ...
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Sail Date February 2011


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sfs2001

1 Review Written

What a wonderful vacation!

Let me start out by saying that this was our third cruise, and the first one with good friends. We decided to go with another couple on a princess cruise because they are our good friends and were expecting and we ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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CruzBunny

1 Review Written

Emerald Princess 10 Day Eastern Caribbean

This was our first cruise on Princess since 2002, and our first cruise on a HUGE ship, 3000+ passengers. Over all, it was a very nice ship. The public spaces were clean and attractive, and the piazza often had ...
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Sail Date January 2011


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popper

1 Review Written

Emerald Christmas Cruise - Dec 18 2010

Stayed at Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort the 2 nights prior to cruise and rented car. Short drive to Port from hotel, but 8 ships departing on same day, including the Oasis(6k passengers!) so the traffic was ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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louise15

5 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Wow! Emerald Princess is really a jewel!

I have traveled with Princess many times before, but this cruise was the best one. Although I loved the Alaska scenery, the Emerald Princess outshone every previous Princess ship on which I have cruised. Whoever is ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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idahocruiser50

1 Review Written

Western Caribbean

This was my fifth cruise and the fourth with Princess. I have never been to the Caribbean and was looking forward to seeing the sites. Since I live on the west coast and my sister in the south we arrived on Saturday ...
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Sail Date October 2010


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kelricalain

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Western Caribbean - Dodging the Hurricanes!

Boarding was a qualified fast and easy - as Elite and Platinum members, respectively, my wife and I enjoyed preferred boarding that hastened our embarkation. The cruise terminal in Fort Lauderdale is not the most ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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juhoo26

2 Reviews Written

Mostly Excellent!

We are a family of four with two young children 3 and 5. This is only our second cruise the first being with Royal Caribbean about 8 years ago. So we were really looking forward to this vacation! We flew in the ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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princessninja

1 Review Written

Beautiful Vacation and no Hurricanes!

We flew all the way from Los Angeles to board the Emerald Princess on September 5, 2010. The check in process at the cruise terminal in Fort Lauderdale was so easy! We were on the ship by 12:15pm. This gave us a ...
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Sail Date September 2010


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turquoisesea

7 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Another Wonderful Week with Princess

Our August 22 Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Emerald Princess was wonderful. As background, this was my 19th cruise, 3rd on Princess. My daughter and I have also cruised on NCL, Celebrity, HAL, Costa, and RCL. We ...
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Sail Date August 2010


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harleydeb

1 Review Written

Three Generations, Three Opinions!

I have cruised with Carnival, Norwegian, Royal Caribbean and now Princess. I had been under the impression that Princess would be a step above the others, but after a week onboard, can't really say that. What WAS ...
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Sail Date August 2010


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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