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Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews

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Emerald Princess
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444 Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews


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Bwmills54

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise after boarding insanity.

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The Panama Canal was on our bucket list. Just the week before we set sail the Coronavirus scare began. We chose to go ahead with our plans and are so glad we did. There was a major computer glitch that delayed our ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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silversneakers

6 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

2nd Princess Cruise

I loved the itinerary offered on this cruise. I had not sailed on Princess since 2005 so I was looking forward to my cruise. Even though we were not able to get into Samoa, we had a couple of extra days in Hawaii ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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loge23

10 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

28 days in Fantasyland

Well, if 28 days aboard a beautiful cruise ship, being catered to, sailing to Hawaii and Tahiti - AND not getting sick isn't Fantasyland for the Senior Set, than I'll have what you're having. Embarkation was ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Dee4990

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fabulous Panama Canal Adventure

Overall, we recommend both the Emerald Princess and also this itinerary. We had a fabulous time and really enjoyed the trip! The Panama Canal is a "must see" for any traveler and Princess does it right! We had ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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marygvancott

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

A Panama Canal cruise should be on everyone's bucket list!

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary. We wanted to go from Fort Lauderdale FL to Los Angeles CA through the Panama Canal. We were not disappointed. The best part, by far, of this cruise was Bill Fall. This ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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Binky777

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Christmas & New Years Cruise - Panama Canal transit on the Emerald Princess

Wanted to experience the new locks of the Panama Canal and enjoy some sunshine over the Christmas Season. We have cruised with Princess 5 times previously and agree with other reviewers that the atmosphere is ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Dawn Poore

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Canal a highlight

This was the seventh cruise for my husband and me, the fourth with Princess. Overall, we enjoyed ourselves. We knew the weather would be hot and humid, but were not prepared for how exhausting it would be. (Of ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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marinelife2

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Dec 3 Panama Canal Cruise *Pros & *Cons

Pros: *Excellent service *Lots of fantastic entertainment *Deep swimming pools with chairs kept back. *Real professionally made pizza. *Lido often had quality 5 star food and a good selection. *MDR ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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bigdaddy930

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess 15 days Panama Canal relaxed vacation mixed review

My wife and I had a very good relaxed vacation. The highlight of this cruise is able to witness the Panama Canal pass through and to see how it operates. It is a once in a lifetime experience. As for Emerald ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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suesinger

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lots of ports, great ports,

Grand Mediterranean cruise and TA from Barcelona to Florida. Almost too many ports for us seniors. Fantastic ports except Morocco. Princess shore excursion was awful. Tour guide went on a political rant and ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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rmdoughe

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mixed review but still an enjoyable experience

We definitely enjoyed our cruise on the Emerald and we will be returning for the February cruise in the Pacific. Several of the shore tours were outstanding. I’m especially referring to the tours on Santa Cruz ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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froggy9143

8 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Good cruise, good itinerary

We spent 3 days in Barcelona prior to the cruise. Highly recomend that if you are boarding a cruise in Barcelona that you spend a few days and enjoy this beautiful city. Embarkation was a breeze only took about ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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SeaJack59

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Euro Odyssey 22 days

Great destinations - Rome, Athens, Valletta, Kotor, Corfu, Corsia, Naples, Palermo, Santorini, Barcelona, Katalolon, Dubrovnik, Sete and Nimes. This cruise had it pro's and cons. Very nice ship with excellent ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Marypowers avatar

Marypowers

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Most efficient cruise ever!

Choose this cruise to experience Greece and its food, drink and culture. The good is that Princess did an awesome job on embarkment (no wait) and disembarkment. Excursion organization and cleanliness, and great ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Bidah

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

I can't wait to go back ....... but on the new boats

It's the only cruise line that I travel one .In fact my first cruise was on the Emerald. We arrived in Rome one day prior and it was amazing. As a platinum member the check-in was very fast. The ship was ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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nb'er

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Enjoyed stops not the food

We chose this cruise because of itinerary and the flight included package. Loved the stops. The ship was great except for food. I am not a fish or seafood eater so I found limited choices for me in the dining room. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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SueandBrian

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our 14 Day Med Cruise (really 2x7 B2B)

We have had the pleasure of cruising the med on several occasions, we booked this thinking it was a 14 day cruise with the usual everyone off and on at the beginning and the end (as was our previous experiences). ...
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Sail Date July 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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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


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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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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


Jedi66 avatar

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


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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