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Los Angeles Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews

Princess
Emerald Princess
Destination
Los Angeles

Traveler rating

Excellent

48

Very Good

63

Average

56

Poor

37

Terrible

10

Cruise type

214 Los Angeles Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews


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KarenM70

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great vacation through Panama Canal

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There was a glitch getting on the ship, which caused us to not start off the best, we waited in line outside the ship for hours & were never told why we were not allowed to board, and then once inside, more long ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Bwmills54

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise after boarding insanity.

The Panama Canal was on our bucket list. Just the week before we set sail the Coronavirus scare began. We chose to go ahead with our plans and are so glad we did. There was a major computer glitch that delayed our ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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silversneakers

6 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

2nd Princess Cruise

I loved the itinerary offered on this cruise. I had not sailed on Princess since 2005 so I was looking forward to my cruise. Even though we were not able to get into Samoa, we had a couple of extra days in Hawaii ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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rmdoughe

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Internet problems and Customer Relations

We selected this cruise in order to escape some winter in Michigan. The sixteen sea days appealed to us. The schedule was changed in route and we were unable to visit American Samoa which meant we spent more time ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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loge23

10 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

28 days in Fantasyland

Well, if 28 days aboard a beautiful cruise ship, being catered to, sailing to Hawaii and Tahiti - AND not getting sick isn't Fantasyland for the Senior Set, than I'll have what you're having. Embarkation was ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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SCOOTERNINJA

1 Review Written

Chlorophyll more like borophyll

Because I am generally a really positive person that tries to see the good in everything, I will start off with that. Edward the cabin steward was fantastic and just a great guy. He genuinely cared and worked ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Dr. BobW

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great expectations-awful reality

Starting at embarkation sitting in an overcrowded hall for the better part of 3 hours - we were not off to a good start! No credible explanation from Princess; no bother to greet the arriving pxs when they finally ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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peter grant

15 Reviews Written

50 Helpful Votes

Felt like second-class citizens

Our 20th cruise with Princess, 20 days on the Crown in January/Feburary 2019, was one of the three best we’ve taken with this line, thanks to the creative activity and entertainment options on board. (You can read ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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mghurle

13 Reviews Written

49 Helpful Votes

I would think about this...

This was my longest ever cruise, at 15 nights aboard the Emerald Princess. I got to be reacquainted with the good, so-so, and bad in the 2+ weeks. Embarkation was a nightmare. The inbound arrival was 5 hours late ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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TDG2019

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A cluster from start to finish.

My wife and I had planned to take this cruise for years but she passed away in 2015 and only recently was I able to find my cruise mate and best friend. We had planned this for about six months, maybe with too high ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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marinelife2

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Dec 3 Panama Canal Cruise *Pros & *Cons

Pros: *Excellent service *Lots of fantastic entertainment *Deep swimming pools with chairs kept back. *Real professionally made pizza. *Lido often had quality 5 star food and a good selection. *MDR ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Travel N

6 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Crowded trip to Paradise

1. Name of ship-Emerald Princess 2. Room #D112 3. Category-IE 4. date-Jan 17- Feb 2 of 2019 If you find anything helpful let me know with a vote! 5. Pros- Stewart and dining room staff were excellent ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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MRBoian

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Here is what Princess did for us

My wife and I have both reached the Elite Level with Princess Cruise Lines, in addition to having taken maybe a half dozen cruises with other lines. This cruise was our 17th on Princess, over a period of about 7 or ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Ozdog

3 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

30 days Los Angeles to Barcelona

Aloha 537. Upgraded from Riviera big mistake. Cabin was noisy with walls and bed vibrating. Cabin situated next to machinery( air conditioning?) moved to another cabin but had to vacate that one at FL. No ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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WalterP2020

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Poor - Emerald Panama cruise - everyone is STILL talking about it :(

As you will read from many other reviewers; this was "the worse" Princess cruise I have been on -- and I have been on many, many Princess cruises. Something was terribly wrong with 50% of the interactions on this ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Natslive

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

The good, bad, and ugly

We chose this cruise for the full Panama Canal transit. We were on board for the first 15 days from LA to Ft. Lauderdale. The ports visited were Puerto Vallarta, Huatulco Mexico, San Juan Del Sir Nicaragua, Costa ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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devonmax

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Service, Poor Food and Entertainment

E733 Suite: Great view back of the ship. Suite class has free unlimited laundry service, exclusive great breakfast daily at Crown Grill, one time bar set up, large balcony/room Crown Grill and Share: food and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Mercrosby

6 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

We had a great time. Lots of good food. Cabin was spacious and clean.

We chose this cruise because friends of ours saw it online and wanted to go to Hawaii. We departed from San Pedro. Departure was great. Long Beach is lovely. We were on board in no time at all. Smooth sailing! ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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coloradolovestocruise

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Another Excellent Princess Cruise

Excellent cruise again. Easy embarkation. Our suite was perfect. The food and service were perfect. Entertainment was top notch. Disembarking was easy and very quick. We loved being on the ocean for a ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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doneve81

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Recent trip to Hawaii

We chose this cruise because of the time spent sailing and for a get a way. The embarkation and disembarkation went very, vey well.The food in the dining rooms was super. Very, very good, the help was so great. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Jedi66

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

ALOHA

We chose a 16 day cruise to Hawaii to celebrate my wifes 50th birthday. The ship ( Emerald) is 12 years old but it was fine for our needs. Food: The buffet had choices and always found something to eat. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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TanglewoodTootsie

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Short 3 day cruise

This was a short 3 day cruise from LA to Vancouver. It is spring break so there were lots of young people and kids onboard, many celebrating special events like birthdays. We dined in both the Crown Grill and ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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oldskier

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Family Reunion in Hawaii

OK, first of all this is our fourth cruise, our 1st on Princess. We booked this cruise to visit four of my sisters in the Islands. We've sailed on Norwegian, Celebrity and Disney. We flew into the L.A. area a few ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Paula Cook

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

No help with excursion cancellation.

To see four islands and cruise the ocean blue! I wanted to relax and see Hawaii with my spouse which we did but I expected there to be professional entertainment of a much higher level. I think BINGO was too ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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hokiecop

4 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Great Way to Cruise to Hawaii

We chose this cruise to travel to Hawaii. Being our first timebto Hawaii we wanted to see more than one island. At the time of this booking Princess was the only cruise line we could find that sailed round trip ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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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