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Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews

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Emerald Princess
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1,669 Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews


smithm1986 avatar

smithm1986

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Brilliant cruise

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We booked this cruise a few weeks before sailing, as we were in need of a de-stress break. The Emerald Princess certainly delivered. We've cruised with Princess before, so we knew what to expect in terms of the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Annabelle74

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Seven days of bliss on the Med

It seamed like an ideal way to relax after a busy work schedule and as a way to see other parts of Europe in transit to Turkey. It is a matter of choice how busy one can be on a cruise and this one did not ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Canuck Cruiser 59

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great! Great! Great! (only minor issues)

We chose this cruise as a wedding anniversary treat, looking for a romantic setting, lots going on but not a party atmosphere, and not overrun with kids. The ship delivered perfectly. There was always plenty to see ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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divegal8

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Family Bucket list

We chose this cruise because of the ports of call and our Parents, who went with us, are Platinum members on Princess. The check in was the quickest we have experienced in comparison to Royal Caribbean. The Food ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Juliadunn70

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Awesome fun and places

Went on this cruise for my friends 50th Birthday. The whole cruise was amazing onboad the crew were great they could not do enough for me. They made my experience priceless. The on shore excursions are a must ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Bows

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Perfect! (Almost!)

Emerald Princess Cruise Ship Review: Summary of pros:                                                      Summary of cons: Ship Atmosphere ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Larrytheg

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Fantastic cruise to Italy, Greece, Barcelona

This was our fourth cruise on princess 2nd time on the Emerald. Th is was a 14 day cruise. Starting in Rome. 10 ports ending in Barcelona. I recommend this cruise or any cruise going to th is region of the world, we ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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bettystormy

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

In desperate need of guest service training

This was my family's first cruise on Princess and I have to say we are extremely disappointed. We experienced so many issues, the most important being with poor quality of service. Here is some of what we ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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EnglandFamily

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Some good and some not so...but on the whole a good family holiday.

We are a family of 6 - 3 generations consisting of 80 year olds x 2, late 40’s x2 and 2 children 8 and 12. The booking experience was not great with the dining time being changed from 6.30pm to 5.00pm without our ...
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Sail Date July 2019


Russb avatar

Russb

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess lived up to expectations

We chose this cruise as we had a large party and it was basically the one that suited all. That said there was some thought that there may have been better cruise available - that was proved incorrect as we all ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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SosoJojo

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Princess Low Quality Cruise Line

Booked this Mediterranean Adriatic cruise to spend time with friends and to see Montenegro and Sicily. Big mistake to book with Princess even as an Elite level Princess customer the accommodations and service were ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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mjpodber

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great ship and itinerary, good shows and food but nickeled and dimed

Just came back from a fabulous 14-day med cruise from Athens to Gibraltar and back to Rome. - Ship: 4 STARS. The ship was just refurbished and was in tip top shape. It's a very pretty ship but is not one of the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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JAVT

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Six amazing days and then there was Livorno.

On the whole this was a fantastic cruise. Gibraltar, Marseille, Genova, and even Pisa (once you manage to leave the port of Livorno) were all fantastic. I can highly recommend the itinerary. Buffet areas were ...
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Sail Date June 2019


Ozdog avatar

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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Gretchendz

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Enjoyed our cruise

We chose this cruise as it ended up in Barcelona, after visiting the Azores, Madeira, Morocco, Seville, and Malaga. We had cruised on the Emerald a year earlier and were happy to see improvements (it had recently ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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cpespinosa

1 Review Written

Romantic Getaway: Best Cruise & Vacation

My husband and I were celebrating our 10-year wedding anniversary and wanted to explore Italy and Greece. I loved the itinerary Princess Emerald had to offer which covered a lot of the places we wanted to see...and ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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cripper

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Europe starter

We wanted to see some of Europe and this looked to be a great way to see a lot of the places we wanted to see and cruising is one of the best ways to holiday. unpack once and let them take you to the places you want ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Steve and Ray

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Back to Back Voyages on Emerald Princess

Pre Cruise: Our vacation began in Ft. Lauderdale where we stayed in a small, newly-built, Quality Suites hotel near the airport. If you're staying overnight prior to the cruise, you won't need a rental car. The ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Earl Florida

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice cruise but diminished service

Had been on Royal Princess five years ago and it was wonderful. Also, Princess Cruises seems to be the only cruise line with self-service laundry on each deck. -Check-in at Port Everglades was chaotic. Different ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Wachesawcruiser

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best Cruise Ever

The Emerald Princess is a lovely ship. Not the newest ship or the biggest ship and has some needed upgrades/updates that are scheduled. Medallion Net etc. but it is a lovely ship. We sailed transatlantic from Ft. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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kaarlok

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great trans-Atlantic cruise.

Chose this cruise because it was later in the spring, have cruised to the Baltic five times already, and cruised the TA on the Emerald Princess its inaugeral year. Our first surprise was a five category upgrade. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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msgipper

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship lots to do

Great ship we ate any time dinning and we were lucky to have a great head waiter and waiter and his assistan. were the best. The food was extremly good and we really enjoyed our time on board The shows were really ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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michaelb0521

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

worst cruise line ever

I would like to start out by saying I had several recomendations to sail a Princess cruise line but I was not happy This is detailed list of all my disappointments from the start to finish on day 1 check in ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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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


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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