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Princess Emerald Princess Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

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56 Princess Emerald Princess Family Cruises Cruise Reviews


Travel N avatar

Travel N

6 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Crowded trip to Paradise

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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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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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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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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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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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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


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Nurse Jody

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise, Bad Service

The ports were awesome and the dining staff were also great. The room stewards were lazy and only did what they had to. The bed fell on me and I got "sorry". No special treatment on this cruise, no towel animals or ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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GSPINTO

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous Scenery, Emerald Princess is BLAH

My friend invited me to travel with her family group to celebrate our birthdays. The Family choose the cruise line, so I was not involved in the decision of a cruise line or ship. Their travel agent only cruises on ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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italianjd987

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing

This is my 2nd time on a princess cruise and boy, how things have changed! The Cons: 1.The buffet was terrible! Very small with limited choices. Same food selection every day. The wait service were rude and ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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CarrieD17

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Alaska was beautiful but the cruise itself was below average

Family members encouraged the cruise and we wanted to back to the port city and eventually see Alaska. We visited the departure city for 3.5 days before embarkation and loved Seattle. The process to get on the ship ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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prsgator

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very Average Alaska Cruise

Thought it would be a nice vacation for me and my adult children. Too much time on Sea days. Recommend a one way cruise rather than round trip Seattle. Dining room food was generally good and we had great wait ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Georgiane

19 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Buttergate

This was our 18th cruise on Princess. We had a good time, because of the staff and the ports but were disappointed in the food. The food never seems to change - and this time in the dining room, even sitting with 6 ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Dalmore

2 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

Cutters and Canners vs Prime

Having cruised on Holland America, Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Regent Seven Seas, and previously on Princess, I have experiences to afford comparisons. We had a mini suite and it was adequate, anything smaller would ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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woodrust

3 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

The Emerald Princess is in dire need of renovation.

This was a cruise to take the family on a first time Alaskan trip. My wife and I are long time Princess cruisers and both of us were disappointed in the overall cruise. The dinning room needs to speed up the ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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dcolosi

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Good but needs some work

First time with Princess (the Emerald Princess). Cruised Alaska June 4, 2017. The ship was fine and the food and bars were great, but the entertainment was a bit lacking; focusing too much on passenger ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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Barry22

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Alaska cruise

The staff was friendly- mini suite was good. The adventures offered through Princess were disappointing. The orca watching we booked through Princess was supposed to be a 3 hour trip. We sailed out to the lighthouse ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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mgwilson

1 Review Written

Pleasant but could be improved.

"Whilst the Emerald Princess is a beautiful ship, the ladies and myself in our party preferred the Voyager of the Sea we experienced last year.This year I had booked twin beds in our Stateroom but there was a double ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Brisbane41

4 Reviews Written

39 Helpful Votes

Average Cruise with Princess

I had a good cruise but it was not as relaxing as other Princess cruises I have done due to it being in the school holidays and the fact that they had unruly feral children aboard that were allowed to disrupt and ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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vonlou

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Battle to reach anything on the ship

my first and last cruise had to battle through crowds everytime I left my room, had to line up for elevators and stop at every deck, unusually did not have to line up at restaurants, food selection was not as good ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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shugdiver

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Baltic Cruise – 9th -23rd July 2016

We chose this 14 day cruise for its itinerary as we had only every visited Bruges before. Never started a cruise from Southampton due to the difficulties of getting down from the North driving with a stopover was ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Hampton Loade

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess Med Cruise

This was a family holiday on the Emerald Princess, which suited our required holiday dates. We thought the ship was in good order, clean and tidy - very similar to P&O's Ventura and Azura. Embarkation was first ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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holibil

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Aboard the Emerald

This cruise was selected because 1we enjoy the canaries 2 we had travelled on princess previously and had be very satisfied. the transport (eavesway) were two hours plus late in picking us up. not a good start. ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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kingpower

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

3 Star Spanish Hotel on Water

Hi went on Emerald Princess 26/04/2016 from Southampton getting onboard brilliant cabin excellent new beds are fantastic entertainment acceptable condition of ship even after refit average then lets break down the ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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wildlifewarrier

9 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable variety of ports during cruise, had to limit number of tours, tiring.

We left Barcelona in early May destined for many ports around Mediterranean, including France, Italy, Greece, Malta, Turkey and back to Spain. Our main complaint would be that the cruise was actually 4 x7day ...
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Sail Date May 2015


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Rfinnshw

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

AC still not working efficiently after 3rd cruise after dry dock; hot in cabin.

We were the 3rd cruise after Dry dock and the AC in the entire Sector of Deck 10 Caribe Starboard side midsection was barely working! When walking in the hallway of the entire area mentioned above you could feel ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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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