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Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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"On the good side, the staff or crew was very friendly and courteous. Food was good as well as entertainment. On the bad: 1) the wait to board the cruise was ridiculous 2) once in our room, hours later, we..."Read More
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Marta Weeks

2-5 Cruises

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Panama canal

Review for Emerald Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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jacquestrottier

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I choose this cruise because wanted to do the Panama Canal it was our first time with Princess and will be the last time. The food was terrible with no variety with lots of junk food deep fried We like fine dining there were none It’s started at the airport pick up 3 hrs late and 2 hrs to embark cruise we were supposed to leave at 4 pm and left at 8.30 Very disorganized. They left ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Slight disappointment

Review for Emerald Princess to South Pacific

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RetiredNcruzn

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We really wanted to see Apia and PagoPago but these were substituted for Hilo and Kona. Had we wanted to see more of Hawaii we would have just booked Hawaii. We were also somewhat disappointed in the food, not what we expect from Princess. The Crown grill was a disappointment, filet was burnt, we didn’t say anything, by the time we saw the waiter, my wife had finished her meal. Share ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Internet problems and Customer Relations

Review for Emerald Princess to South Pacific

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rmdoughe

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

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 in Hawaii, Bora Bora and Papeete. Still a restful experience. The response time of the Internet was reasonable but the system was unstable at times causing people to lose their ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Mold Way too much mold.

Review for Emerald Princess to South Pacific

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Wltodream

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Tough to review what you have as a bucket list check off. But, the mold on this ship is out of controll. My eyes burned, my throat burned. I have no doubt this was the real cause of so many being sick on this ship. It was visual and the smell so strong in halls that I had to run through the halls. The consistent overcharging by Princess was a constant visit to the front ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


Dashed expectations

Review for Emerald Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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Marta Weeks

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

On the good side, the staff or crew was very friendly and courteous. Food was good as well as entertainment. On the bad: 1) the wait to board the cruise was ridiculous 2) once in our room, hours later, we found a dirty bathroom and carpeting, beds not put together. We complained. 3) went to wait until the room was cleaned, beds put together, carpet vacuumed and were told the room was ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Oceanview


Emerald Princess-Panama Canal

Review for Emerald Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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cwh

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Getting on the ship was terrible, people were waiting over 2 hours just to get inside the building. They were only letting in 2-3 people at a time. The overall appearance of the ship was good. The food in the upstairs buffet was not very good. The dinning room had 2-3 good nights to choose from and the rest were not so good of choices. It's a good thing they have salmon on the everyday side of the ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


I would think about this...

Review for Emerald Princess to South Pacific

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mghurle

10+ Cruises

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 in disembarking. Check in actually stopped, as they had no place to put anymore people without violating the capacity for the fire escapes. Unfortunately, the Los Angeles vendor staff ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


My First Cruise with Princess - the Panama Canal

Review for Emerald Princess to Panama Canal & Central America

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markgrondahl

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Sailing through the Panama Canal was checked off my bucket list. We selected this cruise through a local travel agent (not our regular agency) because of the itinerary and the deal. We got a mid-ship, port side balcony cabin on B (11th) deck. This was our first Princess cruise and we came away agreeing that it would probably be our last. But first, I will say some of what we did like about our ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Fall Adriatic, Mediterranean and Transatlantic Highlights on Emerald Princess

Review for Emerald Princess to Transatlantic

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WOODHAVEN26

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Chose this cruise because of great port diversity: Rome, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Athens, Santorini, South France, Barcelona, Morocco and more. And Because we always have enjoyed Princess and specifically the Emerald. Room was great, see below. cabin steward outstanding. Ship has been updated nicely. Service in main DR was outstanding. Unfortunately the food was terrible! which was a big ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Not up to the usual standard for Princess

Review for Emerald Princess to Mediterranean

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jeck

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

In our experience cruises are good, better, or the best. This cruise was on the lower end of good. The itinerary was great, but some of the staff seemed to be going through the motions at the end of a long Mediterranean season. We missed the smiles and sparkle we saw from the crew of the Pacific Princess, which we were on less than a week before this cruise began. Examples include: • the ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


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