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Emerald Princess Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Pretty Good Week on Emerald Princess

Review for Emerald Princess to the British Isles & Western Europe
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10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Apr 2016
Cabin: Interior

Short itinerary and date was ideal - especially as we went as far South as Lisbon.

Travelled down a couple of days in advance just to elongate the holiday, stayed near Romsey at the Potter Heron Hotel - very good, visited Romsey Abbey, Salisbury Cathederal, and Poole Quay.

On departure day, dropped cases off at the Mayflower Terminal at 11:20, parked car at Southampton Airport - (£42.00), train and taxi back to the boat, thus saving over £30:00 on the CPS quayside parking charge. Boarding was swift and efficient (Elite Line), and so on board by 12:35 - result. Nice surprise to find our Cabin available -) pity P&O cannot emulate this efficiency).

Cabin Review


Cabin IE

Typical Grand Class inside - good size plenty of space for clothes. Bathroom again standard size. Well maintained.

Port Reviews


Great Shopping Centre, and great base for touring the immediate area - stayed about 5 miles away near Romsey Potters Heron Hotel - good break rates.


Good Spanish Town, quite hilly for looking around, but well worth it.

Local Coffee shops excellent value at Euro 1.20 a cup - Starbucks eat your heart out!


See main review re my LIsbon day

St. Peter Port (Guernsey)

Not a great place

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