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Princess Emerald Princess Family Cruises Cruise Reviews

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115 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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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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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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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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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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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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nellfred

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time Elite cruise

Invited my Sister and Brother-in-Law for their first time Princess cruise and they really enjoyed themselves, my BIL wanted a really short cruise and he got it. Our stateroom attendant was a dream come true who ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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tksauter

1 Review Written

Best yet

Hi all Unlike many other reviews, we found the Emerald Princess to be just about perfect. Oh sure, there are a few areas that show some wear, and a few employees that don't smile as much as others, but quite ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Emily Alldrin

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Cruise Experience

I was not the one to choose this cruise, because a relative generously took our whole extended family on it and covered the cost. But I couldn't have asked for a better experience: the rooms were comfortable and ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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dannimason

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Trip of a lifetime!!! Everything on board was excellent!!

Wow!! Princess runs an extremely well organized cruise. Our excursion was fantastic. The service on board was amazing and the picture package was a total value!!!! We had the best formal dining room experience with ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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thecrowflysbackward72

1 Review Written

Time of my life!!

This was our first cruise ever and it was so fantastic that we are already looking forward to our next one! We even paid a future cruise deposit while on board. We were totally prepared for our embarkation to be ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Precious LLL

1 Review Written

BEST. FAMILY. REUNION.

We cruised on Ruby Princess a few months ago to Mexico and were very impressed with the line so we booked our AK trip with Princess too. Entertainment were great. Staff members were amazing. Food was fresh and ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Vone

1 Review Written

Fantastic Cruise... I would highly recommend

This cruise was chosen for my by family members, to celebrate my dad's 80th birthday. I was excited to go to Alaska and Canada. This cruise exceeded my expectations and went beyond. Everyone in our 14 person ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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Princess Witchy Pooh

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

The best cruise line out there!!

Princess has the absolute best customer service, staff and crew. The cruise directors are engaging. It's always a fun experience. The food is incredible. The cabins are small, but well maintained. Elegance that has ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Lkernutt

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

I would do it again

This cruise was gifted to us and we went with family. It was our first ever cruise, so nothing to compare it to, but it was wonderful. We were on the Aloha deck starboard, with balconies. Our 4 staterooms were all ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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paotanez

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First Time Cruiser expectations

We choose Emerald Princess based solely on price at the time of purchase. We knew we wanted to go to Alaska. Because of the cheaper fare, I thought that we might have a budget cruise. That is not the case. We were ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Bonnie Busam

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Family Cruise

Chose Emerald Princess as it had room for our large family group to travel to Alaska at the time most were available. We have traveled with Princess several times before, even on the Emerald Princess, & have always ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Edlaredo

9 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess a nice surprise

The ship was completely sold out, and yet it never felt crowded. Even after just boarding, had an excellent lunch in the dining room that was open instead of going to to Horizon Buffet. We had very good to ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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aubriek

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Relaxing

We really enjoyed our cruise to Alaska with Princess. The staff was so friendly and helpful. Our room steward was so nice and friendly. We loved always coming back to our room to a made bed! The entertainment was ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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restasured

2 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess, Great Ship, Great Trip

We took our family of 11 to Alaska for a family vacation. We booked on the Emerald Princess. All interior cabins on the Aloha, 12th deck.. We (two of us) booked balcony cabins the last time we went and due to ...
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Sail Date June 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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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


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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