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Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews

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Emerald Princess
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329 Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews


rmdoughe avatar

rmdoughe

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Internet problems and Customer Relations

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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


mghurle avatar

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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markgrondahl

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

My First Cruise with Princess - the Panama Canal

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 ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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WOODHAVEN26

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fall Adriatic, Mediterranean and Transatlantic Highlights on Emerald Princess

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. ...
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Sail Date October 2019


jeck avatar

jeck

17 Reviews Written

109 Helpful Votes

Not up to the usual standard for Princess

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Travel N avatar

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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darlingorla

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Special birthday celebration cruise - Mediterranean/Aegean

This was our eighth cruise with Princess and probably our last ... The Emerald is12 years old, and it shows: the cabins need refurbishing, although the carpets have been replaced recently, the main areas are in ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Mary-Lynn

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice week with friends

My friends and I were looking for a Mediterranean cruise but late to book so many were already sold out. I thought Princess was rated similar to RCCL and Celebrity ...oops, I was so wrong. If the was one ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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BJ1908

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

AVERAGE CRUISE FOR PRINCESS BARCELONA - ATHENS JUNE 2019

We have travelled on Princess before and hold Elite status so are very familiar with the standard of service etc. Although it has been 8 years since we last cruised with Princess partly circumstances and partly ...
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Sail Date June 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


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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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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


Paula Cook avatar

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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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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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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BillyBoy60

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wish it were a better cruise

Leaving from San Pedro was great----no flying so easy in and out. Embarkation was a breeze. Staff friendly enough. Cruise director did her very best. Food in dining room and in the buffet not so good. the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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AllynKyng

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good people, not so good food

Ship A bit dated but overall in decent shape. Dining rooms were well kept up and the casino was spacious. Decks were clean and emergency boats were in top shape. Every cruise I find spots that need painted and ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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billzipoy

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Princess Hawaiian Cruise

This was our first Princess Cruise. We have sailed on 17 previous cruises with other cruise lines. We chose this cruise to sale with six of our friends and the price was good. The ship was old but still in good ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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F150Chief

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

First and last time on Princess

We took this cruise because of the itinerary to Hawaii. Embarkation/ Disembarkation: Getting on was very easy and orderly due to the schedule given before hand. Did the self-disembarkation. Very good and no ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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mrbronson

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Internet - Shame, Shame, Shame!

Paid for internet access. Princess knew that their equipment was faulty and internet effectively unavailable. They even posted it at their internet café. Nice people at internet café couldn't get my email ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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F150Chief

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wasn't impressed with Princess

A couple of friends rave about Princess but my wife and I weren't impressed. The best thing that Princess does is their embarkation and disembarkation. Very smooth and orderly. The food, service, ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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WNDTR1479

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Food and entertainment were disapointing

The destination was awecome. We loved Hawaii! But, the food on The Emerals Princess was very disappointing. It was never hot on the Horizon buffet. The omlets were jujst not good, somehow and the selection ...
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Sail Date January 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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