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Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews

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618 Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews


KarenM70 avatar

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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flour

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Don't Know About Everyone Else, but I had a Blast

This cruise was a family one over the holidays to mark the Panama Canal transit off my Grandmother's bucket list. We traveled in a party of eight with my mom, grandmother, aunt, uncle, cousin, brother, and ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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ScottG

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing cruise through the Panama Canal!

My wife and I have multiple things to celebrate (35th anniversary, both healthy after medical scares, etc...) and decided that a two week cruise through the Panama Canal was just the ticket. We enjoyed everything ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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greymom3

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Panama Canal Ocean to Ocean Cruise

We wanted to experience the Panama Canal and go somewhere warm in January so we booked this cruise and had a fabulous time. We arrived in sunny Fort Lauderdale and stayed at the Marriott North for a couple of days ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Port Monkeys

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess is a Good Ship With a Great Crew

We went on this cruise because it was a good value. 29 days with prepaid gratuities and $1000 onboard credit in a balcony for around $4000 each. It sailed from Barcelona to Los Angeles (home) through the Panama ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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adventurebridge

1 Review Written

Memorable Euro trip

The port was a busy mess but after reading some reviews prior to travel, we were prepared for that and tried to keep calm and safe throughout the process. The cabin itself was like a nice hotel room and we really ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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jonkim33

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great crew, fun itinerary but a few things lacking

We love sailing with Princess and enjoy the traditional atmosphere and older crowd. This cruise was great except for a few issues... Embarkation was bad from the start due to customs issues and computer ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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CanCruise2005

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Emerald is a great ship

We chose this cruise because of its itinerary. Putting sea days in the middle of port days allows for time to recharge after doing tours. We left out of Barcelona without touring the city, which worked out to be ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Parker1969

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

50th Anniversary Celebration

We chose a Princess cruise to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. We have cruised with Princess before and we were happy with our experience and that is why we chose Princess for this memorable occasion. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Librababy69

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

First time cruising with Princess

This was technically a 22 day cruise, but we only did the 11 day portion of Barcelona to Rome. We chose this cruise because of the itinerary plus the price and the perks were good. There were 7 of us and ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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BarbaraW7000

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Over the top

We chose this cruise for the ports that it was stopping at. We also liked the amenities and class of the cruise. We enjoyed the club class dining. Our servers Jelana, Ryan, Iris and Bazvan were the BEST! We always ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Nancypower49

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

21 day cruise

My sisters and I chose this cruise because of the itinerary and length of time to enjoy together. The ship was amazing and staff were incredibly kind and personable. We loved the entertainment, especially Kory ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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smithm1986

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Brilliant cruise

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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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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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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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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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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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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Deckchair407

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

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

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


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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