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Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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1797 reviews
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One of many beautiful Christmas tress around the ship.
The beautiful pool side view
2nd formal night on the Ruby Princess of my wife Linda and myself (Rob)
Sunset from the ocean.
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Ruby Princess (New Zealand Feb. 11-24, 2020)
"Major concern voiced by numerous passengers was that the menu wine selections by the glass were not available in the dining rooms and an alternate was not offered until later in cruise due to complaints raised.Auckland – Ship docked right in city center so you can simply walk off ship to tour city; however, beware that extensive road construction if underway near port...."Read More
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Poor Service, Diner-quality Food, Ship Could Use Some TLC

Review for Ruby Princess to Mexican Riviera

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vmbinexile
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

I used to cruise quite often, when cruising was a relatively new travel option. I took an hiatus for a while and discovered what this travel form has mutated into is not for anyone who has expectations a beyond Motel 6 level of service and food on par with a mediocre, local diner. All of this is presented in smart uniforms, making a great show to encourage generous tipping. If this is what ...
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Sail Date: December 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony


Cruise was fine but the food was sub-par.

Review for Ruby Princess to Mexican Riviera

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auziman
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Food was not what I have had on previous cruises on Princess. Very poor quality food. I don't think most of the food was cook to order. The ice scream was fake the LOVE BOAT cake was not like before it was fake. Hamburger was mystery meat. Would not go on another Princess ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


Beautiful cruise on the Ruby Princess

Review for Ruby Princess to Mexican Riviera

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SFRubyPrincessCruiser
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The beautiful Ruby Princess now sails from my neighborhood @pier 27 Embarcadero. The crew are quite wonderful. The food is very good. It is an all together great cruise. I recommend the ship highly. The Mexican Riviera had beautiful weather at all ports: Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, Puerto Vallarta, and Manzanillo. The North American winter is the sunny and dry season on the beautiful Mexican Pacific ...
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Sail Date: December 2021

Cabin Type: Interior


Greatest getaway!

Review for Ruby Princess to Mexican Riviera

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Valeryand
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We live in SF and this Mexican Riviera cruise sounded as a good idea, we decided to book it . We’ve done several times, loved it, hesitated only because of Covid. Ship Is beautiful and well kept. We had balcony, it let us have fresh air most of the time. Capacity was about 1700, instead of 3800. There was never crowded, EXEPT! Dining room. We were shocked to see it packed! You could hardly ...
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Sail Date: December 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony


Princess is an outstanding cruise line!

Review for Ruby Princess to Mexican Riviera

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Cruisevac30
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We wanted a Princess cruise over Christmas that wouldn’t require a long plane trip to get to the embarkation city, and we felt the 10-day length was perfect! We knew Princess would take all the possible precautions to keep us safe on the trip! The highlight of the trip was the caring staff we encountered! They practiced safety in all of their interactions with passengers and did everything ...
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Sail Date: December 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony


Dated, rusty, boring

Review for Ruby Princess to Hawaii

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Oceaner
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

This was a 10 day cruise from SF to Cabo, despite it showing as a cancelled 15 day Hawaiian. Service was good with staff being attentive and up to Princess standards. There were only 670 passengers out of full 3000 capacity. Princess older fleet starting to show its age and Ruby is not exception. The outer haul and some other outdoor areas, including balconies are full of rust, despite just ...
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Sail Date: December 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony


COST CUTTING IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES

Review for Ruby Princess to Hawaii

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LQTRAVELER
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

This itinerary was for the 10 day California Coast w / Cabo San Lucas round trip from San Francisco. Let me first say, I have a point of reference as I’ve cruised on the Ruby before. I know what she is capable of, and this cruise didn’t even come close. First the good. The staff was 5 star all around. Eager to please, always with a warm welcome and smile, clearly happy to be back at ...
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Sail Date: December 2021


Overall experience

Review for Ruby Princess to Mexican Riviera

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Trebor57
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

My wife works in the Medical Field, in the office 5 days a week, I work in the IT Field, also in the office 5 days a week. We have not had a vacation since our last one on the Regal Princess in February of 2019. So this one was very needed and it was GREAT. There were a few hiccups on the cruise that needs work, but those did not spoil the cruise at all. This cruise was only about 50% ...
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Sail Date: November 2021


Nice Thanksgiving getaway

Review for Ruby Princess to Pacific Coastal

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Smartdog
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Wife and I were looking for a nice getaway for thanksgiving, felt with covid this might be a good choice, and it definetly was. The requirement for being vaccinated and having a recent (2 day) antigen test increased our comfort level. While we could tell that they were still not up to full speed we had not issues and would due it and recommend it as a convient way to get away. Grew to like ...
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Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony


Trying Cruising Again

Review for Ruby Princess to Pacific Coastal

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Joe367
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise as it was round trip out of SF and we didn’t need air fare. Not sure what cruising changes would be and wanted a short cruise just to try cruising again. We had three cruises cancelled due to the pandemic and dealing with the airlines in addition to the cruise line to get credits or refunds was time consuming. The changes made by Princess were clearly for our safety and ...
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Sail Date: November 2021

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


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