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Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews

Princess
Emerald Princess
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Excellent

618

Very Good

444

Average

329

Poor

166

Terrible

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1,669 Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews


Deckchair407 avatar

Deckchair407

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time for the Emerald Princess to go though the new locks.

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It left from Vancouver, so that meant less flying to or from the ship as we live in British Columbai. The Emerald has just come out of a refit that took place in Victoria. There were new carpets in the cabins and ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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M&Y

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Modified California coast & Panama Canal

We were looking forward to Pacific coast stops but Princess revised the itinerary by four days to allow for additional time in dry dock. Vancouver embarkation was smooth as silk and the three day cruise to Los ...
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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


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Karlzmom

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A great family trip

An overnight at the San Pedro Double Tree made embarkation a breeze. We were onboard less than an hour after leaving on the hotel shuttle. The ship was beautiful and far exceeded my expectations as I was aware ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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blueyesnurs13

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Go Hawaii or go home

Had a great time & ready to go on another Princess Cruise. The only cruise line we have been on. We will book another cruise to Hawaii in the future. We needed more time in Hawaii to see more that we missed. The ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Pepsione1

2 Reviews Written

Food was not good. Seating for main entertainment, Princess Theatre was hard .

I choose this cruise thinking it be relaxing, enjoying and good food, man I was wrong, it was not relaxing because you could find a seat where it was warm, to cold around pool, where most of the movie we’re. Very ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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kendrx01

1 Review Written

Spa problems

My big problem is the spa wants tht guest to buy a lot of produ7cts that I will never use. And I was charged for vitamins and tea that I did not get and do not need. The lady was great that did the relexology but ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Travelartist16

9 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

Back to Back

We flew from the east coast, spent two days at the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach (booked on our own so we can go early to the ship) and then took a one week cruise down the coast of Mexico, stayed in our Penthouse ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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sml731

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great cruise overall

We booked a suite on the Emerald Princess on the 14th floor midship. Our room steward, Sumeth, was very attentive to our needs and made sure our room was in order every day. We had great bar service, except in the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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peanutter

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Just too crowded!

We chose this cruise because we wanted to be in Hawaii during whale season. Have done two other round trip HI cruises (one from Vancouver and the other from San Diego) but never this time of year. We did see ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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kayindel

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Poor timing on my part and less than average food

Hawaii always sounds great, especially in February. Well we can't control the weather, but the ocean was terribly rough going so the pools had more water on deck than in them. Actually the pools were closed ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Travelin_Bear

6 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Impressions of my first cruise with Princess

Booking our r/t Los Angeles - Hawaii cruise was fairly spontaneous, through a deal we found through Expedia. This was our ninth cruise, and we tend toward Celebrity. Our experience on the Emerald Princess was ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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bobg007

1 Review Written

Great Experience

This was a pleasant cruise that went smoothly and no major problems. The embarkation and the disembarkation was the smoothest EVER. Cabin was nice but I would look to upgrade for more room. Dining and Cabin staff ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Col0320

1 Review Written

Slow Slide Downhill

Previous experience with Princess was good 9 years ago. Not anymore. Cruise Director was terrible. Most of the entertainment was amateur at best. The one excursion we chose did not warrant the association ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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cruisincanuck1955

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Princess Spiraling Down the Drain

Very sorry to say after many Princess cruises we have seen the quality deteriorate the last couple years. This recent cruise on Emerald was the icing on the cake and will be our last with them. The food in the MDR ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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mhunsberger

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great way to experience Hawaii

We wanted to experience Hawaii without long cramped flights. We knew princess cruises are well done and thought it would be a great alternative. It was! As expected, the service on Princess is outstanding. The ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Telaine

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Hawaii Cruise Feb 24, 2019

We choose this cruise to see the whales again and we really had a great experience with the whales. We also had never been to Honolulu, Hilo or Kauia. We enjoyed the tour of the Memorial and Mighty Mo. Not so ...
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Sail Date February 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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