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Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews

Princess
Emerald Princess
Destination
Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)

Traveler rating

Excellent

279

Very Good

134

Average

95

Poor

37

Terrible

24

Cruise type

579 Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) Princess Emerald Princess 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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marygvancott

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

A Panama Canal cruise should be on everyone's bucket list!

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We wanted to go from Fort Lauderdale FL to Los Angeles CA through the Panama Canal. We were not disappointed. The best part, by far, of this cruise was Bill Fall. This ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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ScottG

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing cruise through the Panama Canal!

My wife and I have multiple things to celebrate (35th anniversary, both healthy after medical scares, etc...) and decided that a two week cruise through the Panama Canal was just the ticket. We enjoyed everything ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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greymom3

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Panama Canal Ocean to Ocean Cruise

We wanted to experience the Panama Canal and go somewhere warm in January so we booked this cruise and had a fabulous time. We arrived in sunny Fort Lauderdale and stayed at the Marriott North for a couple of days ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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hverne

4 Reviews Written

67 Helpful Votes

Xmas/NewYears Panama Canal, 2019 - Great Deal but worst cruise ever on Princess

Was offered a deal at 1/4 of original price! Ship was fully booked. Worst Food/Service/Entertainment of any Princess cruise I have ever sailed. Ships staff were poorly trained. Ship badly needs a complete ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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nmason

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Going thrugh the canal.

I won't use Princess again. Always trouble with time lines including being crammed into a room before embarkation. 3 of 5 tenders were down for Panama excursions which left little time on land, 7:30 am early ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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cruiseaholic10

4 Reviews Written

Do they know it’s Christmas

This is not the company that we knew, our previous cruise was 5 years prior to this and we have 16 Princess cruises to measure this disaster against, We chose the cruise which was over Christmas and New Year going ...
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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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Binky777

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Christmas & New Years Cruise - Panama Canal transit on the Emerald Princess

Wanted to experience the new locks of the Panama Canal and enjoy some sunshine over the Christmas Season. We have cruised with Princess 5 times previously and agree with other reviewers that the atmosphere is ...
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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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Dawn Poore

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Canal a highlight

This was the seventh cruise for my husband and me, the fourth with Princess. Overall, we enjoyed ourselves. We knew the weather would be hot and humid, but were not prepared for how exhausting it would be. (Of ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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gimpy35

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Unsatisfied.

Desired a short cruise over the Christmas season. However we chose a large ship with a large passenger capacity and the ship was completely full. Tours were poorly organized. Tenders were not all in working ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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markgrondahl

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

My First Cruise with Princess - the Panama Canal

Sailing through the Panama Canal was checked off my bucket list. We selected this cruise through a local travel agent (not our regular agency) because of the itinerary and the deal. We got a mid-ship, port side ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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bigdaddy930

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess 15 days Panama Canal relaxed vacation mixed review

My wife and I had a very good relaxed vacation. The highlight of this cruise is able to witness the Panama Canal pass through and to see how it operates. It is a once in a lifetime experience. As for Emerald ...
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Sail Date November 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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Steve and Ray

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Back to Back Voyages on Emerald Princess

Pre Cruise: Our vacation began in Ft. Lauderdale where we stayed in a small, newly-built, Quality Suites hotel near the airport. If you're staying overnight prior to the cruise, you won't need a rental car. The ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Earl Florida

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice cruise but diminished service

Had been on Royal Princess five years ago and it was wonderful. Also, Princess Cruises seems to be the only cruise line with self-service laundry on each deck. -Check-in at Port Everglades was chaotic. Different ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Wachesawcruiser

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Cruise Ever

The Emerald Princess is a lovely ship. Not the newest ship or the biggest ship and has some needed upgrades/updates that are scheduled. Medallion Net etc. but it is a lovely ship. We sailed transatlantic from Ft. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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kaarlok

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great trans-Atlantic cruise.

Chose this cruise because it was later in the spring, have cruised to the Baltic five times already, and cruised the TA on the Emerald Princess its inaugeral year. Our first surprise was a five category upgrade. ...
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Sail Date May 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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michaelb0521

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

worst cruise line ever

I would like to start out by saying I had several recomendations to sail a Princess cruise line but I was not happy This is detailed list of all my disappointments from the start to finish on day 1 check in ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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bmc1030

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A Cruise to Remember

This was our third cruise on Princess. We wanted the experience of a Trans-Atlantic crossing and my husband had always wanted to visit Omaha Beach to see where the troops landed during the Normandy invasion of ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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chicagomelinda

5 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Almost Seabourn Quality at Princess Prices (And That's a Very Good Thing)

We've sailed on a number of cruise lines, from Norwegian to Seabourn and Princess is the best in our book on the basis of quality and value. (Nothing can beat Seabourn, but the cost such that we can't make it a ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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pookeysmom

13 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Amazing & cheap Transatlantic cruise; Princess impressed me.

I am new to princess cruises, and they made a good 1st impression as far as the ship, crew, food and itinerary. The only complaint i had was embarkation at fort lauderdale port. First, boarding was running late, ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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CANMARTO

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Our business is not appreciated!

My wife and I recently returned from a short Princess cruise out of Ft. Lauderdale. Unfortunately, this was the most unenjoyable experience that we have had while cruising with Princess, or any other line. Our ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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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