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Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) to the Caribbean Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 416 Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) to the Caribbean Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews


The staff was amazing

Review for Ruby Princess to Caribbean - Eastern

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johnlacz

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise for the ports. Antigua, St Lucia, Barbados, St Kitts,St Thomas and Nassau From the beginning embarkation was quick and easy The staff was outstanding. The service incredible and the food was excellent. Great menu choices every night. However, our cabin steward was lacking in removing dirty glasses and not leaving chocolates every night. Great happy hour every day ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Interior


Amazing cruise with an amazing cruise line

Review for Ruby Princess to Caribbean - Eastern

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Chrisdionne

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We have cruised 4 times! Twice with Royal and twice with Princess and I will say with no hesitation that princess does it better!!!!! From embarkation disembarkation to excursion preparation and execution, just better organized period. As of now princess is my wife's and I cruise line of choice no question. Dining in the traditional dining room was amazing our waiter was a most wonderful gentleman ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony


Disappointed

Review for Ruby Princess to Caribbean - All

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Jones_j10

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We have cruised with princess before so had high expectations. However, meal choices had been greatly reduced and as i had the nerve to ask for my fillet steak well done in chops grille, the chef decided to punish me by beating it to within an inch of its life (was as flat as a pancake and we paid a service charge of 25 dollars for the pleasure). evening entertainment was poor resulting in us ...
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Sail Date: February 2015


Our partial family cruise

Review for Ruby Princess to Caribbean - Eastern

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tutak

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Our group consisted of my wife and I, 2 daughters, 1 son-in-law and four grandchildren, ages 4, 4, 8 and 11. We had a pre-cruise stay at Springhill Suites. The hotel sent a shuttle to pick up the 9 of us and our luggage within minutes. I had requested early check-in at the hotel if available. We arrived at the hotel about noon. They had 1 room available, 723 and said that they would notify us ...
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Sail Date: January 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


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Great Midwinter Break

Review for Ruby Princess to Caribbean - Southern

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caneable

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Our cruise took in a wide sweep of the Caribbean with calls at Grand Cayman, Roatan, Cozumel, St Thomas , St Maarten and Princess Cays. Although we purchased the trip as one cruise, Princess treated at as two cruises as it sailed in and out of Lauderdale on the Middle weekend. This had positive and negative aspects which I will mention in the body of this review. We made our own flight and hotel ...
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Sail Date: January 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Eastern Caribbean on Ruby Princess

Review for Ruby Princess to Caribbean - Eastern

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Wander58

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Our quick 7-day Caribbean Cruise started and ended at the Port Everglades Cruise Port. We arrived in Ft. Lauderdale late the evening prior to cruise and stayed at the Marriott Courtyard. This was a great choice as the hotel had a complimentary shuttle from the airport and to the cruise port. We arrived for embarkation at about 11:30. Since we are Princess Platinum, we moved quickly through the ...
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Sail Date: January 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Ruby fell short - Did not meet expectations

Review for Ruby Princess to Caribbean - Eastern

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louden

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We boarded the Ruby Princess in Fort Lauderdale for our 24th cruise on January 3rd for a 14 day eastern and western Caribbean cruise. We had stayed overnight at the Best Western on Stirling Road using the stay and park package. The hotel now charges a $10 fee per person for shuttle service to the port. Using the 12:00 o’clock shuttle and Priority boarding we were aboard shortly after 1:00 PM ...
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Sail Date: January 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Rear Balcony Review

Review for Ruby Princess to Caribbean - Western

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Bekksa

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Last time we cruised, we notice those cool looking balcony rooms next to the small Terrace Pool (aft) near Horizon dining area. There are two on each side on the Riviera floor. We always get a balcony on that floor but usually it is near the center Starboard side (around 607). But this time, we decided to try a rear balcony. BIG mistake. Normally, we spent about an hour a day (or more) on our ...
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Sail Date: January 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Good one

Review for Ruby Princess to Caribbean - Western

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Itrvlalot

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Left Ft Lauderdale on the Ruby on January 10th. Embarkation a breeze. Went right up to the Sanctuary to reserve our spot for the week. Some of our luggage came quickly but one bag did not come till about 6:30pm and had a large sticker on it "Security inspected". Same thing happened to our friend's luggage. Cruise was a pleasure. Well run, clean ship, good meals, nice cabin (aft balcony). Never a ...
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Sail Date: January 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Ship. Needs repairs/refit

Review for Ruby Princess to Caribbean - Western

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Scooter83

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We've sailed Princess five times. We like the line, even with the sales push, but this cruise was just okay. You have to pay for some things that used to be included, like king crab and lobster, and the ship needs repairs and upgrades... The ship just feels worn, and some failing systems are evident. Our shower sprayed dark brown dirty water one morning. It was disgusting, it turned my towel ...
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Sail Date: January 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


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