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Princess Emerald Princess Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews

Princess
Emerald Princess
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

55

Very Good

59

Average

46

Poor

16

Terrible

10

Cruise type

Family Cruises

299

Romantic Cruises

208

Senior Cruises

187

Repositioning Cruises

87

Entertainment Cruises

59

187 Princess Emerald Princess Senior Cruises Cruise Reviews


KarenM70 avatar

KarenM70

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great vacation through Panama Canal

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There was a glitch getting on the ship, which caused us to not start off the best, we waited in line outside the ship for hours & were never told why we were not allowed to board, and then once inside, more long ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Bwmills54

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise after boarding insanity.

The Panama Canal was on our bucket list. Just the week before we set sail the Coronavirus scare began. We chose to go ahead with our plans and are so glad we did. There was a major computer glitch that delayed our ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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silversneakers

6 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

2nd Princess Cruise

I loved the itinerary offered on this cruise. I had not sailed on Princess since 2005 so I was looking forward to my cruise. Even though we were not able to get into Samoa, we had a couple of extra days in Hawaii ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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loge23

10 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

28 days in Fantasyland

Well, if 28 days aboard a beautiful cruise ship, being catered to, sailing to Hawaii and Tahiti - AND not getting sick isn't Fantasyland for the Senior Set, than I'll have what you're having. Embarkation was ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Dr. BobW

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great expectations-awful reality

Starting at embarkation sitting in an overcrowded hall for the better part of 3 hours - we were not off to a good start! No credible explanation from Princess; no bother to greet the arriving pxs when they finally ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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peter grant

15 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Felt like second-class citizens

Our 20th cruise with Princess, 20 days on the Crown in January/Feburary 2019, was one of the three best we’ve taken with this line, thanks to the creative activity and entertainment options on board. (You can read ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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drocky41

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Is it really a Princess Cruise Ship

I went on the cruise with 5 friends. Things were not up to Princess Standards. The room movie movies were all very old flicks, Nothing recent. There was no Zumba class. No instructor. They could have found a ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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GmaGpa T

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not Safe, Never Again

We chose Princess because we had never taken this line before and we wanted to take the family to Alaska this summer and had to check the line out. Embarkation was a couple of hours late with no explanation. Our ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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TDG2019

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A cluster from start to finish.

My wife and I had planned to take this cruise for years but she passed away in 2015 and only recently was I able to find my cruise mate and best friend. We had planned this for about six months, maybe with too high ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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suesinger

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lots of ports, great ports,

Grand Mediterranean cruise and TA from Barcelona to Florida. Almost too many ports for us seniors. Fantastic ports except Morocco. Princess shore excursion was awful. Tour guide went on a political rant and ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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WOODHAVEN26

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fall Adriatic, Mediterranean and Transatlantic Highlights on Emerald Princess

Chose this cruise because of great port diversity: Rome, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Athens, Santorini, South France, Barcelona, Morocco and more. And Because we always have enjoyed Princess and specifically the Emerald. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Marypowers

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Most efficient cruise ever!

Choose this cruise to experience Greece and its food, drink and culture. The good is that Princess did an awesome job on embarkment (no wait) and disembarkment. Excursion organization and cleanliness, and great ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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nb'er

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Enjoyed stops not the food

We chose this cruise because of itinerary and the flight included package. Loved the stops. The ship was great except for food. I am not a fish or seafood eater so I found limited choices for me in the dining room. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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BarbaraW7000

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Over the top

We chose this cruise for the ports that it was stopping at. We also liked the amenities and class of the cruise. We enjoyed the club class dining. Our servers Jelana, Ryan, Iris and Bazvan were the BEST! We always ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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msgipper

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship lots to do

Great ship we ate any time dinning and we were lucky to have a great head waiter and waiter and his assistan. were the best. The food was extremly good and we really enjoyed our time on board The shows were really ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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doneve81

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Recent trip to Hawaii

We chose this cruise because of the time spent sailing and for a get a way. The embarkation and disembarkation went very, vey well.The food in the dining rooms was super. Very, very good, the help was so great. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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kendrx01

1 Review Written

Spa problems

My big problem is the spa wants tht guest to buy a lot of produ7cts that I will never use. And I was charged for vitamins and tea that I did not get and do not need. The lady was great that did the relexology but ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Telaine

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Hawaii Cruise Feb 24, 2019

We choose this cruise to see the whales again and we really had a great experience with the whales. We also had never been to Honolulu, Hilo or Kauia. We enjoyed the tour of the Memorial and Mighty Mo. Not so ...
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Sail Date February 2019


Corvette Bob avatar

Corvette Bob

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Back Again

the Princess Cruise line offers a good value for the price. We like cruising in the fact we have taken over 10 cruises. The up side to the princess line that they offer cruise from the LA port which we can drive ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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rjdilbert

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The way to see Hawaii

Ports and excursions. Great way to see 4 islands in Hawaii without the hassle of plane rides, car rental, accommodations, food, etc. Each island is unique. Maui had an unbelievable number of whales. There were ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Pennypop

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great cruise except for the embarkation and bad weather.

Would have been a really great Cruise if it wasn't for the weather. The rain in LA caused Princess to really fall down on the job as far as caring for it's customers during this storm. We were forced to line up ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Vanthony

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Senior Citizen Cruise

This was my 8th cruise and my second on The Emerald Princess. The tone of the cruise was set by the staff at the Pier. The weather was a factor but the staff attitude was uncalled for. I’m 67 and my husband 70 ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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AllynKyng

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good people, not so good food

Ship A bit dated but overall in decent shape. Dining rooms were well kept up and the casino was spacious. Decks were clean and emergency boats were in top shape. Every cruise I find spots that need painted and ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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gus of the sea

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Up with the best

Having just completed a New Year trip from hell on P&O Azura along with 2,000 drunk brits we hoped we would that it would not be emulated by noisy drunk Americans and it wasn't. From the start our fellow ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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dwesthoff

2 Reviews Written

STAFF EXCELLENT BUT SHIP NEEDS SOME WORK

This was a round trip cruise to Hawaii. Great itinerary. PROS We have done 44 cruises and this was the first time I could understand the captain, he was excellent in his reports and explanations. The whole crew ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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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