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Emerald Princess Review

4.5 / 5.0
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1669 reviews
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We had an amazing time! Loved every second

Review for Emerald Princess to Canary Islands
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First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

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Sail Date: Sep 2016
Cabin: Interior

This was our first cruise and we loved every second. The entire experience was amazing, and for me it was hard to find fault. I know with it being my first cruise, it could be argued that I have no other cruise lines to compare it to, but as far as holiday experiences go, I have to say it is one of the best I've had.

It was completly stress free to board the ship, no queueing or waiting around, they had lots of people working the embarkation desks so everyone was boarded really quick. As soon as we stepped on board the staff couldn't do enough to welcome us. We spent half an hour having a drink in the international cafe, then went to find out stateroom. We were in an inside cabin (the cruise itself was a massive amount of money for our financial limits and we decided we weren't overly bothered about the room having a window or balcony).

Upon entering our cabin our cases were already there, the room was way bigger than I thought it would be with lots of drawers, cupboards and wardrobe hanging space. I'm a typical girly girl with tons of clutter (make up, hair stuff, perfume, if boots sell it I brought it on the cruise with me) and my hubby was amazed that I didn't have stuff everywhere like I do when we normally go on holiday. This was because there was enough storage to keep it all tidy, and the bed was so comfortable. The bathroom was as big as it needed to be, with more storage space, a couple of times in the morning there had been a bit of water leak out over the toilet, I know people have complained about this but to be honest we were on a rocking ship so I'm not sure what they could really do to stop this. The floor towel provided was enough to soak it up anyway, and the flush shower etc all worked perfectly, the man looking after our room replaced the towels daily, cleaned daily, if we went and laid on our bed, when we left he remade it, he left chocolates on our pillows every night. In all honesty the overall treatment was like that of a top hotel that would no doubt cost a lot more to stay in.

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We did our own thing in Vigo, went for a walk around the town, a nice place to have a little shop, or just check out some of the maritime history.


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