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Southampton to Europe Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews

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28 Southampton to Europe Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews


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Indy Pendant

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Ruby Princess - British Isles

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The Ruby Princess is a very young ship that is the largest in the Princess fleet. They kept many of the basic layout and design elements from all of their other ships, but also made some rather notable changes. ...
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Sail Date June 2015


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whitmarshjohn

1 Review Written

Like a Swiss timepiece

First time with Princess and first time around the British isles. We would like to do both again. This was our eleventh cruise and, all round, probably the best. There were things to gripe about (the food was much ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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ginal

4 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

More than I expected.

I am not writing a long review because the Ruby is not sailing this itinerary again. So I am not going to go over the ports. 1. Staff=Tremendous. Every staff member was upbeat and smiling. Nothing was too hard for ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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ohwiseman

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Remember to bring your corkscrew

I will cover the title later. This review covers the Ruby Princess on back to back cruises that started in Southampton on 8/27/2014 and ended in Manhattan New York on 9/22/2014. Princess refers to the cruise as ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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jdavid

8 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great way to experiance the UK

British Isles on the Ruby Princess  Aug 3 – 15, 2014 This was a bucket list destination for a significant birthday in 2013 that had to be postponed by one year, however with 2014 we were able to board on my ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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girls5

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Ruby Princess and Private Tour Operators

We were picked up at Heathrow by Barry of Taranis Travel--bookings@taranistravelco.uk. He was very efficient and transported us to Southampton via Stonehenge, Salisbury, Avebury, Amesbury. His price was great and we ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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Blue Heron On Board

1 Review Written

Great ports--but shore excursions lacking

We just completed this cruise with our 14-yr old son. Overall we had a wonderful vacation. Here are the pros and cons: Pros: Loved the cabin--we had an aft balcony stateroom and loved watching as we arrived at and ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Amster12345

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

A great cruise to the British Isles

This was my 12th cruise, the majority of them with Princess. But this is my first review. The ship: There are two large identical dining rooms, one for set seating and one for anytime dining. We were anytime, and ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Jem 12

3 Reviews Written

Great Ports, Let down by a nosiy stateroom that was not fit

This was our first Princess Cruise, overall it would have been a mainly positive experience, but we were let down by Princesses greed who sell cabins to passengers that are not fit for purpose, I have since found a ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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sharky23

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Nice British Isles Cruise

About us: A multigenerational group consisting of five women (my senior mom, older sister and her college-aged daughter, my wife and seven-year-old daughter) and one vastly outnumbered 40-something man. My ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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holiday86

1 Review Written

Worst & Last Cruises

We went on the North Cape & Summer Solstice cruise in June. We were very disappointed with Princess, we have been with Royal Caribbean and P&O previously and these were much better. Good Points: Mini suite was ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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skippydoo

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sensational Ruby Princess our first time with Princess Cruises

We were looking for a deal in the UK school holidays and sure did we find one. We found the cruise on sale at £599 which at £50 pppn summer holidays was unbeatable. We were not sure about the ports being so close ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Jessiekouli1

14 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Positives and Negatives about Ruby Princess at the British Isles

Our family of four chose this cruise due to it's itinerary (which selected fantastic ports to cover the British Isles) and of course with princess being loyal princess cruisers. This was our 8th princess cruise and ...
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Sail Date July 2014


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Mary from Hawaii

11 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

No rating

Need to comment more....

After reading other reviews of this cruise ship and this particular cruise, I wanted to add some comments: Yes, the internet sucked! I pre purchased and got an additional 40 minutes BUT to get my minutes, I had to ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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Mary from Hawaii

11 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

So So....

This was our first experience on Princess Lines. We had a mini suite which was wonderful for the two of us. We had a set dinning time and although the staff was attentive, the menu was tired. Not much variety. The ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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Jupitercruiser

4 Reviews Written

Trip of a Lifetime to British Isles - June 28, 2014

Selected this itinerary based on the ports. Loved the Ruby – she is huge and it did take a while to take the right elevator to the right floor, but we enjoyed the cruise and all ports except Honfleur. Another ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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JrinOC

5 Reviews Written

Perfectly adequate!

This was not a cheap cruise but there was something cheap about the experience. The ship overall is in very good condition, the staff was very good and cheerful. Most of the entertainment was not great, and they ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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BRIND

15 Reviews Written

94 Helpful Votes

One of the Best

Well I have been home now for a week having spent 12 nights on the Ruby Princess & can honestly say that it is one of the best cruises I have been one. I have been on about 14 cruises including Cunard, P & 0, Costa ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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rmwpinevalley

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Princess or Pauper?

They should rename this cruise line Pauper instead of Princess. This was my 6th cruise but my first on Princess and what a disappointment it was. Thankfully the itinerary (British Isles) was fantastic and so all was ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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lilovetotravel

1 Review Written

Another fantastic voyage with Princess!

We chose to travel again with Princess, as we had a fantastic time on our journey with them to Alaska last summer on the Sapphire Princess. My husband and I are in our 50's and are frequent cruisers. This was our ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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brino99

10 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

What you need to know about the Ruby Princess and British Isles cruise

Several months have passed since we set sail on the Ruby Princess. I read a few of the reviews on here that have been posted since we sailed. I found them to be very interesting. At the end of the day, people are ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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lise1

12 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Amazing cruise on the Ruby

We arrived at Heathrow at 7:30am the day prior to the cruise and walked to the National Express Station to take the bus to Southampton. Having not reserved our seat ahead of time because we were not sure of time of ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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Cruise XYZ

14 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Return to the Ruby

This was our 6th time on the Ruby. We have always enjoyed this ship and it felt like "home" when we got on board. Having been on the Ruby before, it was easy to get around. This cruise was a Summer Solstice to the ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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Hard Rain

1 Review Written

I Expected Better

This was our first cruise and many of our friends said we'd love it. While we really enjoyed our time off the ship in all the ports, I really expected a better time while at sea traveling between them. The food in ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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Rutman

12 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

Loved the Ship and Ports, Dining Experience Needs Improvement

My family and I are seasoned cruisers. Over the past 15 years we’ve sailed a total of 29 times on Azamara, Celebrity, Holland America, Cunard, Princess, Royal Caribbean, Carnival, NCL, and MSC. This was our third ...
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Sail Date June 2014


Ruby Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment4.53.7
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.53.9
Family5.03.8
Enrichment4.03.5
Service5.04.1
Value For Money5.03.8
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