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

Princess
Emerald Princess
Europe
Southampton

Traveler rating

Excellent

26

Very Good

32

Average

22

Poor

19

Terrible

9

Cruise type

Family Cruises

110

Gay & Lesbian Cruises

110

Romantic Cruises

110

Singles Cruises

110

Cruises for the Disabled

110

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


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chris/mag

1 Review Written

Spoilt by one member of staff

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speedy boarding ship was clean did not seem crowded. Mini suite was comfortable well looked after by Raymond our steward. Shows were ok saw Bernie Flint comedy/singing act for 3rd time he gets better with time. Did ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Gilkespat

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Bucket List Wonder

We have done lots of travelling but never to Northern Europe. We have been to Scandinavia but not to some of the other ports. Since parts of Europe are getting more dangerous we decided to go while it was still ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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lynn_pool

1 Review Written

It was a disappointing cruise, mainly as we were looking forward to the shows.

Very disappointed the entertainment was very poor nothing like the tv show the cruise only had 2 short shows with the dancers and couldn't believe that there was no show on last night just a film the food wasn't ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Vince Francis

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Could have been so much better.

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Docktower

1 Review Written

Princess Rip Off

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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LesleyElaine

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Do not accept Cabin E102 on the Emerald Princess.

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Rabbitsmummy

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Princess and the pea? or the Emerald green sea!

Apologies for the late posting – this got buried in my misc file and has only come to light having had a grand de clog of the computer! Having recently returned for a 7 night cruise 7-14th May on the ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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greenfatkitty

1 Review Written

Very disappointing cruise

Wanted to go to the North Cape. This was a trip from hell. Our luggage was delayed for 4 days and when the cruise started there were very few clothing items to buy. After two days of this we asked to be booked on ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Edgehog

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Princess Baltic Cruise - Very Dissapointing and poor customer service

This is the first time my wife and I have ever cruised and it was primarily as a result of recommendations by friends who have all been on various cruises with different providers. Typically we book our hotels and ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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gordonandnancy

1 Review Written

Discovering the joys of disabled access cruising.

We choose this cruise as a mini-break treat for my Partner and myself, having been wheelchair bound after I suffered a broken femur in January. We are cruise addicts anyway and knew that the food, the facilities ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Diggens

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

1st Cruise on the Emerald

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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jobfox

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

A great cruise ship that cannot cope.

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Saligo

7 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Ticked most of the boxes

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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exbodcon

1 Review Written

A Wonderful May Med Medley

First time with Princess Cruises for many years and found standard very good. Requested fixed dining, second sitting and table for 2. Staff very helpful in changing to quiet table. Pleased to see they still ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Cruise club

4 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Enjoyable, if busy, Summer holiday family cruise

This was our first cruise with Princess. We sailed on the Emerald Princess from Southampton on the 20th August with our Daughter son in law and two grandchildren aged 14 and 11. Embarkation was slow, as there were ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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pstephen

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing Places!

Having previously cruised (with Princess) on our Honeymoon, we decided to do so again for our 10th Anniversary - this time, with our children (5 and 7) too!! We were very pleased with our previous Princess cruise, ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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luckylynn13

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

This ship is a cash cow.

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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ES5331

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise on Emerald Princess

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Barry D

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Great food and excellent service

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Glawster

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Terrible cabin, excellent food and service, average entertainment

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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corieltauvi

8 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Big improvement

We sailed to the Canaries on this ship earlier this year and the overall experience was a big disappointment. We retained this booking to Norway's North Cape with some doubt, but found the ship experience to be ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Rosiemac

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Interesting itinerary to Arctic Circle.

We chose this cruise because we wanted to see the North Cape and midnight sun. Thoroughly enjoyable voyage although the weather could have been kinder. A few rough seas and sickness - although thankfully we were ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Sussex Duo

13 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

NORTH CAPE IN AUGUST

August might sound like a good time to cruise to the Arctic Circle but it's wise to go prepared. As we discovered, it can be wet and windy, so we were glad we took waterproof over-trousers. We were less prepared for ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Nomad01

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cabin (balcony A437) too small for 3 people and feel like being fleeced on board

Cabin A437. Far too small for two adults and one child; 3rd bed is lowered by steward each evening and is immediately over the main bed. It is unsettling for the sleepers who may as well be in a small bunk bed! ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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thelovelybigred

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess Mediterranean Adventure

We decided to go on the Emerald Princess for our first cruise due to the wonderful destinations it stopped at - Barcelona, Rome, Pisa, Florence, Genoa, Corsica, Marseilles and Gibraltar. I wasn't disappointed - ...
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Sail Date July 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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