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Southampton Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews

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The remains of Urquart castle on the shore of Loch Ness.
This unique building on Guernsey Island is now a grocery store.
Inside the library at Trinity College.
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Getting back to normal....slowly

Review for Emerald Princess to Europe - British Isles & Western

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Sunman239
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Being laid up during covid hasn't done this ship any favours. Generous rust and flaking paint on the balcony, with unvarnished hand rail. Internally OK, if a bit dated, and due for dry Dock soon for renovation. Comfortable cabin, with the newer Comfortable mattresses and pillows. Food in MDRs generally good, and pre booking with the medallion app meant no waiting in line. Entertainment ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Great service, good food, hit and miss entertainment, expensive excursions, drinks - ouch !!

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Luke1995
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Lots of British stops we haven't been to so picked this cruise. Medallion App doesn't work every time so easiest thing to ring Princess before you sail to set up you info, and once aboard, if you order more than one drink at a time , even if you have the drinks package, you get billed for the drinks- have to go to reception to remove payment. Embarkation a doddle - 10 min from arriving at ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Oceanview (obstructed view)


A needed escape after Covid

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Kerryman28
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

This was our 10th Cruise, and we enjoyed Princess on two previous cruises. So we decided on this cruise because of previous satisfaction with Princess and for not having a lot of SeaDays and the amount of time in Port, every port. Firstly, they have to make the Medallion method more user friendly. After using this system, I don't know how this is any better than any previous systems of ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Oceanview (obstructed view)


Poor service and entertainment

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Shell168
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was our first cruise ,we chose it has it had a lot of stops which we could get off ,embarkment was brilliant we was in our state room by 12,,to busy to get of at st peters Guernsey people was still trying to get on water shuttles at 12 had to be bk by 3 so gave that amiss day three COVID outbreak captain ask if we would wear mask on ship many Americans didn't astound the ship or coac hi ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Traveled with disabled person


Friendly Staff but missing the Princess Flair

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chwkmunro
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Once again we chose to cruise on Princess Cruises due to previous amazing experiences. The itinerary was great, the staff super friendly but I must say that the food this cruise on the Emerald Princess sorely missed the mark on options, taste and food quality. Having been on previous Princess boats we had very much enjoyed the freshness, and flavour of the meals provided. This trip was a flop. ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Interior


Avoid. Faded Glory. Not what it should be.

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Sosarder
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Round UK cruise from Southampton. The ship is tired and has signs of wear and tear. The floor of the main pool deck is churned up. The metal trim in the dinner room ceilings are stained and rusted. Food is mediocre at best. Portion sizes are very small. Princess have stopped most of the extra special luxuries that make cruising special. Consequently it feels more like a cross channel ferry. ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Traveled with children


UK and Ireland cruise

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mctacco
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

My wife and I had been want to tour Great Britain and Ireland but were limited on time. When we saw this cruise went around Great Britain with stops in Ireland and other unique locales we decided this was the trip. This was our third cruise and our second on Princess. Our cabin was adequate, although a little cozier than we had anticipated. Our cabin steward was outstanding. We were ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Unique Itinerary, Wonderful Service

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Profco
10+ Cruises

We've sailed on over a dozen cruise lines, but never on Princess. The smaller the cruise ship, the better, from our point of view, and the prospect of being on a ship with over 3000 passengers gave us pause. Nevertheless, we chose this cruise on the Emerald Princess because of its distinctive itinerary (Guernsey; Cobh/Cork; Dublin; Belfast; Glasgow; Orkney; Invergordon; Edinburgh and LeHavre), ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


Oh Princess Cruises, what have you done?

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jappychap
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We are Platinum members, having cruised with Princess before, and pre-pandemic they had become our favourites. This cruise was originally booked for November 2020 (to the Med) but was subsequently cancelled or rearranged 6 times. We were looking forward to it. I sweated over the Medallion app for a day and got all our information on it. I also booked 2 excursions and pre-booked the wifi. Even ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


Poor experience

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P123
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We wanted to make a cruise around Great Britain, because it is close to our country and in Europe. We learned to know Princess Cruises as a company with a good variety of food on clean vessels. This cruise showed us, that this impression is nowadays not correct. The toilets were normally not cleaned, the dust an rubbish on the floors layed there for hours. The internet and also the medallion ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


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