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Houston Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews

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Repositioning

Review for Emerald Princess to Caribbean - Western

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JennyN
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We cruised from Houston to the western Caribbean for 7 nights, then back into Houston. We visited the NASA Space Centre in Houston, while the crew turned the Emerald Princess around for our Transatlantic Cruise. Never done a transatlantic cruise before. The cost of this repositioning cruise was very competitive, as we got to cruise the Med. as well after we sailed to Madeira. Emerald Princess ...
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Sail Date: May 2015


Love the Emerald Princess

Review for Emerald Princess to Caribbean - Western

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cruiseinn
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We cruise a couple times a year with my sister and hubby, so this was our 7th cruise together and 13 total for myself and hubby. My niece and son-in-law surprised us at the Port of Houston by showing up to go with us. It was a delightful surprise making our cruise that much better to have a younger couple wanting to tag along for the fun. Four of us did the T/A crossing last fall on the Emerald ...
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Sail Date: April 2015


Best Cruise Experience Yet!

Review for Emerald Princess to Caribbean - Western

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Wizman440
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

After booking a mini-suite sailing out of Houston, I almost cancelled it after reading reviews on Cruise Critic. Many of the complaints were about the cold, inattentive staff. This could not be further from the truth! Everyone on board smiled and said "hello", the waiters and stewards were happy and fun. There was this ONE GUY, working at the hamburger stand who did not seem to enjoy his job. ...
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Sail Date: April 2015


Just OK~~

Review for Emerald Princess to Caribbean - Western

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vanwinkp
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

After having cruised on Princess' newest ship-the Regal in January I was disappointed in the Emerald Princess. I know it is older but that shouldn't affect the hospitality aspect of our vacation. Most of the employees were cold and indifferent throughout the entire 7 days. They hardly ever smiled and for the most part lacked in customer service. Yes, there were a few who were great but for the ...
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Sail Date: April 2015


Getting Cheap, Princess

Review for Emerald Princess to Caribbean - Western

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cruisings4us
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Arrived at the LaQuinta Inn Webster-Clearlake. Nice pre-cruise stop for the night. Good value for the money. Drive the next day to the ship at Bayport Cruise Terminal was easy. The terminal area was well thought out and easy to navigate(drop-off luggage, parking) and the fee of $75 a lot better than Ft. Lauderdale. As an opinion, the whole terminal complex is easier and nicer than Ft. Lauderdale.. ...
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Sail Date: April 2015


Overall I was impressed

Review for Emerald Princess to Caribbean - Western

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NationalDC8
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I had not been on a cruise in years, and the thought of sailing out of Houston, away from the masses in Florida was very appealing to me. But I guess embarkation day, no matter where you depart from, is always going to be somewhat chaotic, and this was no exception. I do give Princess credit for being organized about it all. That day was stressful because of the hoards of people everywhere. ...
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Sail Date: April 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Like a floating cheap Las Vegas casino with bartenders who didn't know English

Review for Emerald Princess to Caribbean - Southern

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mikey4208
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I have to tell you, I'm ready to fly home at the next port. I will be more than happy to follow up with a more positive review at the end of the cruise, but day one leaves a lasting impression. On the positive side..the only positive side...check in was a breeze and the people were very friendly. It went downhill from there. I paid double for my own private room and asked to be put in the ...
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Sail Date: April 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


A Pleasant Surprise!

Review for Emerald Princess to Caribbean - Western

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Tump02
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Having cruised 6 different cruise lines including a European river cruise, my wife and I tried not to have high expectations for the Emerald Princess sailing out of the Houston Bay Port Cruise Terminal. We were pleasantly surprised at how it turned out. Parking at the terminal was a breeze. There was no covered parking but we were able to rent a canvas car cover for our vehicle ahead of time ...
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Sail Date: March 2015


Princes is not the Equal to Royal Caribbean

Review for Emerald Princess to Mexican Riviera

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lovergerg
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

OMG, over 700 kids and over 500 from South America. But that is just a holiday cruise. The real issue is that they bill themselves as a equal to Royal Caribbean and they are not. She is a nice ship, they are for the most part good staff, but all the little niceties are missing. Along with the cruise director? Was there one on board? The food was good 4 out of 7 nights, the steak house is ...
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Sail Date: March 2015


Excellence on the Emerald

Review for Emerald Princess to Caribbean - Western

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eclue
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The Emerald Princess continues to be one of my favorite ships. It was an enjoyable time leaving from Houston and visiting the western Caribbean ports . The staff on this ship are simply wonderful. Cruise director Lee Childers did an excellent job and he conducted beautiful, moving services for Good Friday and Easter ( on Saturday). Room steward was fantastic. Loved the pillows on the ...
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Sail Date: March 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


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