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Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe from Southampton

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Could have been so much better.

Review for Emerald Princess to Mediterranean

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Vince Francis
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We choose Princess as we had been told how good they were. The Ship & Crew were great, no complaints at all. The Food I found very limited and not as good as others I have been on. The entertainment on board was boarding amateurish at times. The so called party band they had were no better than a local 'pub' band, although I have seen & heard much better 'pub' bands. The 'Turns' they had on were ...
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Sail Date: September 2016


Princess Rip Off

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Docktower
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Because of the price and the itinerary and a last minute booking. Enjoyed the cruise overall but not happy with the RIP OFF charges for things like shore excursions and shuttle busses plus the drink prices are a total rip off. Over $6 for a can of Boddingtons and $2.30 for diat coke, prices include the 15% gratutity which they sy is added for MY convenience. Overall we enjoyed our cruise, ...
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Sail Date: September 2016


Do not accept Cabin E102 on the Emerald Princess.

Review for Emerald Princess to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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LesleyElaine
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This has to be the most disappointing cruise I have ever been on. I am a 'Platinum Member' in the Captains Circle and opted for a guarantee cabin. I asked for an Oceanview cabin. I booked this cruise in April 2016. Several weeks before the cruise I was allocated Cabin # E102, which, when I looked it up, it seem to look very pleasant. Big mistake!! It did say that the cabin 'could accommodate' ...
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Sail Date: September 2016


1st Cruise on the Emerald

Review for Emerald Princess to Mediterranean

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Diggens
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

Entertainment was poor mainly quizzes. Room was dirty and not cleaned properly items from previous guests and dust every where sheets were not changed for the fortnight we were there. Staff on reception were rude and did not get back to you when they said they would. Over all I was highly disappointed as expected better food in horizon food court was like school dinners and left under ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Cabin Type: Interior


A great cruise ship that cannot cope.

Review for Emerald Princess to Mediterranean

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jobfox
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise because it suited where we wanted to go at a time we wanted to go. The ship itself is a nicely laid out ship although a bit tired. It was being repainted during the course of the voyage. The cabins were of average cruise ship size and reasonably appointed with basic toiletries and towels. There was an electronic safe where you select the combination number. The bed was nice ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Ticked most of the boxes

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Saligo
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We are not Princess aficionados and only one of our previous 13 cruises was with Princess. There is no particular reason for this, but we choose cruises on itinerary, dates and price with cruise line as a secondary consideration, and other lines have happened to be offering what we want. We haven’t been aware of any unique selling points for Princess, though on our first cruise with them they ...
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Sail Date: September 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony


This ship is a cash cow.

Review for Emerald Princess to Europe - British Isles & Western

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luckylynn13
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Liked the Emerald last time. This time very mediocre entertainment, definitely need more outside acts . Too much emphasis on trivia and silly game shows. Cabin was excellent with good service. Horizon buffet very tasty as was food from the outside grill. Very stingy on giving out prizes even refusing to give anything on several occasions. Entertainment team too female orientated with only one ...
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Sail Date: September 2016


Great food and excellent service

Review for Emerald Princess to Mediterranean

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Barry D
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Our first cruise was with Princess some 18 years ago and we did 8 overseas cruises with them before we decided not to fly so much and take cruises from Southampton instead. We then did over 10 cruises with Cunard and then one with P & O on the Arcadia in September 2015. This cruise was with our children, daughter in law and four grandchildren. That is nine in total. We chose this cruise ...
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Sail Date: August 2016

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony

Traveled with children


Terrible cabin, excellent food and service, average entertainment

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Glawster
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

Sadly the cabin crucified the experience. Wanted to experience Princess from Southampton and will probably revert to fly cruise to catch the more modern ships. Found the entertainment below par compared to the Regal. Service was very good about 95% of the time. The captains circle rep clearly found elderly female passengers difficult to deal with. He was so rude that I actually found myself ...
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Sail Date: August 2016

Cabin Type: Premium Suite with Balcony

Traveled with children


Great Cruise on Emerald Princess

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ES5331
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Having read some of the reviews (after we had booked!) we were concerned that we had made the wrong choice - delighted to report that we had a wonderful cruise and would have happily stayed on the ship and replay the holiday again! Original cruise choice was based on price of balcony compared with other cruise lines and Princess was the cheapest by a significant margin. Super quick embarkation - ...
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Sail Date: August 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


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