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Emerald Princess Review

4.5 / 5.0
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1677 reviews
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Cruise of a Lifetime

Review for Emerald Princess to Transatlantic
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6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Oct 2019
Cabin: Balcony

We did a 40 day 3 back to back cruises from Rome To Los Angeles. The regular Rome to Barcelona, Reposition Barcelona to Ft Lauderdale, then Panama Canal Ft. Lauderdale to Los Angeles. We did a Princess excursion at each stop. Overall weather was perfect, we did have rain in Greece, and a stop in France was cancelled due to winds and rain, but overall given the time of year we were very lucky! The ship did list one morning in high winds off of Europe.

We originally chose Any Time Dining, but liked our waiter Roberto and assistant Maria so much this was changed to Fixed for the last 2 cruises. They were very good to us each night, many nights we were the only diners they had (apparently not busy at 5PM seating, noticed lines at 7). Had coupons for the Curtis Stone Restaurant, service was good, food was so so, and apparently they serve the same food each night. Went to Crown Grill 2 nights, and enjoyed our meals there.

We had a balcony room, but they moved us at Ft. Lauderdale, we tried to see if room could remain changed, but apparently someone else booked it before us. Both rooms were quiet, one on 15th fl, front of ship, the other 10th fl (Aloha) rear of ship. Both were very quiet. Cabin attendents on both were good, the first was much better than the second, but I think it is a personality thing, as everything got done.

Cabin Review


Typical Princess balcony cabin. New this year were larger big screen TV's mounted on the wall. The need to add more individual shows to their on demand TV series, 4 to 6 isn't enough, should be at least an entire season.

Steward on Rome to Florida was very efficient, really never saw him, but he did a excellent job. Steward on Florida to LA was late each day (we must have been his last room, we would be gone from 9 to at least noon, come back and room was not touched yet). He seemed to be cheap with water glasses for some reason.

Really, no complaints

Port Reviews

Rome (Civitavecchia)

Embarcation was easy, no hassles.

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