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Princess Emerald Princess Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

Princess
Emerald Princess
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

9

Very Good

3

Average

3

Poor

1

Terrible

3

Cruise type

Family Cruises

299

Romantic Cruises

208

Senior Cruises

187

Repositioning Cruises

87

Group and Theme Cruises

19

19 Princess Emerald Princess Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews


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Precious LLL

1 Review Written

BEST. FAMILY. REUNION.

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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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Joe826

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Alaska was Great! Princess was terrible!

The cruise staff were mostly rude. To get anything from drinks to room service was a hassle even though we had the drink package. The staff generally seemed like they didn't care at all about the passengers. We ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Hladams

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Horrible! Stay away!

Food was horrible! Staff was not happy or friendly. Atmosphere was very ugly. No one I spoke to on the cruise was having a good time. Daily entertainment was very limited! Kids program was not fun for my 12 year old ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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lozovskys

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good value for the money

The cruise's itinerary is interesting. However the ship itself is old and needs refurbishing. Reception desk - could be better. They weren't very helpful when a problem arose. Room - needed ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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compobasso

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Alaska Cruise by Seasoned Cruiser

Friends choose this cruise ship to fullfill a bucket list for a relative who is ill. We are seasoned cruisers that have been on numerous cruises and have tried all main stream lines. We favor Princess cruises for ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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AU76

14 Reviews Written

59 Helpful Votes

Christmas and New Years Eve Cruise to NZ

Our travelling party consisted of two families - our friends one adult and three daughters 16, 14 and 10 and us 2 adults and four boys 15, 11, 9 and 6. Nine year old had his bday on the ship. We arrived at Sydney ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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SakshamBhatia0906

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Don't get disheartened by the bad reviews, the cruise was amazing.

Overall, the ship was amazing. The dining was a WOW!! Although the entertainment was average, with only 4 or 5 musicals, the ship still kept our family of 4 busy throughout the whole day. The sporting and fitness ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Scan1man

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Our Last Cruise

This was our fourth cruise, with the other three on Carnival, and about 20 years ago. It was a themed cruise with Line Dancing for my Wife, and four new ports of call to snorkel for the both of us. We were ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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jerseyaxn

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

25th Anniversary Cruise

We sailed on the Emerald Princess from Port Everglades to Grand Caymen and Ochos Rios Jamaica.WE arrived at the Port about 10am they told us to line up to wait there were benches .They were not to clear and it ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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jungbecky

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess Istanbul to Barcelona

We enjoy the entertainments, the services and the food. We like the Violin playing by the musician from England (forget his name). Dining at Da Vinci, the food is excellent and the waiters provide excellent ...
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Sail Date July 2015


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boomerone

23 Reviews Written

55 Helpful Votes

Excellent (aka Emerald) Princess

This review covers a 10 day Southern Caribbean cruise and a 15 day trans-Atlantic cruise. My wife and I have trusted Princess Cruises with providing high quality, memory-making holidays for many years and this ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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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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jbteach618

1 Review Written

Excellent and Upscale

We sailed on the July 11 - 18 2010 Eastern Caribbean cruise. My boyfriend and I came on this cruise with two other couples. We have cruised before on multiple cruise lines including Princess (this cruise was the 3rd ...
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Sail Date July 2010


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ssawjo

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Great Time in the Sun

After a convention in Hollywood Beach, FL, we set sail on the Emerald Princess on April 25. Embarkation was a breeze and our cabin was ready when my spouse and I boarded at 1:00 PM. After the usual life boat drill, ...
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Sail Date April 2010


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tlapril

1 Review Written

First and Last Time on Princess

My husband and I traveled with a group of 39 individuals to attend and celebrate the wedding of a family member. This cruise was the third for my husband and me. We have previously cruised on Carnival Miracle ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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HQ321

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very Disappointing

Sailed with a group of 16 friends which included spouses and kids. The group had fun spending time together however, the service was not acceptable. With a few exceptions, the crew was rarely engaged, inattentive, ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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FabFiveHighSchoolReunion

1 Review Written

High School Friends Reunion Trip to Alaska

My first cruise. Great adventures, great scenery, great food, great service with great friends. We were given adjoining room. Think epic slumber party, Best trip ever! Danced with Nartive Americans, rode tram, ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Bigkahula

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Food quality and selection require improvements

The food quality and selection is not what I have been used to on Princess cruise. Was served French fries with a filet mignon. Being on a Mediterranean cruise would have expected a better selection of seafood and ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Karen Benna

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

9/10/18

We went on a friends 50th anniversary party, with 81 people. We loved the small boat excursion through fiords, and we loved the train ride the time before we cruised, and we loved the gardens in Victoria the time ...
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Sail Date September 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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