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Princess Canary Islands Cruise Reviews

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30 Princess Canary Islands Cruise Reviews


TRUEBLUE66 avatar

TRUEBLUE66

14 Reviews Written

83 Helpful Votes

Atlantic Islands cruise with plenty of variety

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This was our first time on the Sapphire Princess although we had been on the sister ship, Diamond, earlier in the year in Japan so knew mostly what to expect. We had initially been booked on the Explorer of the ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Piermaster

7 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Sapphire Princess you will not be missed.

Sapphire Princess Canaries October 2019. Our fourth time on this ship in two years and in view of its final departure from Southampton this cruise was a real anti climax. Check In and boarding at ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Yaya_in_Oz

5 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Cruising the Canaries.....

I chose this cruise as an alternative to visiting the Pacific again. I stayed in Southampton prior to the cruise taking the NEX bus down from Heathrow T3 for £19. Very easy to do and it took less than 2h. ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Bex9016

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

We had an amazing time! Loved every second

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 ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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lionsleeper

3 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Canary Island cruise ruined.

We chose this cruise as we wanted the convenience of sailing from Southampton and we wanted near on guaranteed sunshine. We have also sailed with Princess many times and are Platinum members. Embarkation was ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Piermaster

7 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Lacklustre Emerald

Our 12th cruise with Princess, 2nd time to Canaries and 2nd time on Emerald Princess. So the best way to do this review is a daily account: Saturday 17/08/16: Pulled up at the Mayflower Terminal a bit early, but ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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andynlinds

2 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Only just 3 star

We booked this cruise fairly close to departure and as a result only had an option for a guarantee inside cabin. As per the cabin review we would not do this again on this ship. Our stateroom attendant however was ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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Cobbins

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

A Good Cruise Overall

We chose this cruise mainly because it was from Southampton, in September and on Princess which we prefer. We enjoyed the cruise in the main but a couple of things we felt could have been better. Firstly could ...
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Sail Date September 2016


ukellie avatar

ukellie

5 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise

Embarkation Arrived 09.30 at the mayflower terminal due to late arrival of the emerald luggage drop was a bit delayed We managed to do our luggGe drop approx 10.15 and then checked in 10.30 very slick and we ...
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Sail Date September 2016


cb1968 avatar

cb1968

23 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

A good European cruise to some place other than the Mediterranean

My wife and I were looking for a different cruise from the norm to celebrate our anniversary. We had sailed on the Emerald previously (and her sister ships) so the ship was quite familiar to us. Embarkation was ...
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Sail Date April 2016


holibil avatar

holibil

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Aboard the Emerald

This cruise was selected because 1we enjoy the canaries 2 we had travelled on princess previously and had be very satisfied. the transport (eavesway) were two hours plus late in picking us up. not a good start. ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Floflegs

6 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Canaries cruise not up to usual standard.

Embarkation was excellent. We were soon aboard and no huge queue for security. Cabin was as expected. Steward, Conrado, was excellent and kept it spotless. Requests were soon carried out. Muster drill was dragged ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Slim Grace

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Sort out the tips.

We chose this cruise as we had never been to The Canaries. Ship was very busy and like others on this cruise we could not get a seat in International cafe or crooners bar and had great difficulty getting a seat in ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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GregorPatterson

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Overall they have to do better.

The embarkation was the best we have had. The evening meal got off to a poor start. Steak pie in a pot was on the menu, and that was all you got - no potatoes, no vegetables. Was told there were vegetables in the ...
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Sail Date April 2016


evorg34 avatar

evorg34

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

15% Gratuity Disappointment

26 April 2016, Southampton to the Canaries. The Imbarcation and disimparcation was very orderly and efficient, Onbord I noticed that the East European staff are not as friendly as staff from other nationalities, ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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Sussex Duo

13 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

CANARY ISLANDS WITH A SHIP FULL OF BRITS

Emerald Princess had just undergone a major refit, so we were interested to see what had changed. Sabatini's had become “Share” (now 29 USD extra) and part of the Wheelhouse had become the “Salty Dog ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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arjay1949

1 Review Written

23 Helpful Votes

Our First - and Last - Cruise on the Emerald Princess

This was our 17th cruise - the 4th with Princess, the remainder with P&O. Our previous Princess ships were the Island, the Regal and the Royal, so we knew what to expect - or so we thought! It's my fault - I ...
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Sail Date April 2016


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dundalkspur

9 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Came back angry

We seem to have been on a different cruise to the previous reviewers.................. Pros: the crew, the cleanliness of the ship, our cabin steward and the staff in the International cafe. Cons: Our basic ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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c*r*u*I*s*e

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

No rating

Princess excels again!!! We will be back!!!

Myself and my wife went on Emerald Princess for our 2nd cruise. (Having previously been on the Crown to Norway in 2013) Embarkation was particularly smooth and trouble free,so that was the start we wanted. The ...
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Sail Date October 2014


elynch46 avatar

elynch46

1 Review Written

An honest opinion

We have just return home from holiday and i would like to thank the staff of the Emerald Princess for excellent service and hospitality. We travelled by eavesway coaches to southampton and i would highly recommended ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Deck Cargo

16 Reviews Written

107 Helpful Votes

Too Many Passengers

This was our 13th Cruise and our 3rd with Princess; we liked our first two Princess cruises very much but would not sail on Emerald Princess again even if we won a cruise holiday. We boarded after shuffling along ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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chubbalah

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very disappointing

This was our first time with Princess although we have cruised many times with other lines.We were given Platinum Captain Circle status because of this. The ship is exactly like P&O Ventura/Azura. Well maintained. ...
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Sail Date May 2014


cboyle avatar

cboyle

36 Reviews Written

118 Helpful Votes

Volcanoes, Wines & Historical Places - Canary Islands & Transatlantic

ABOUT US John and I (Carolyn) are retired Mississippi State University professors in our early sixties, who currently reside in central North Carolina. Both of us are natives of New Orleans and, as such, are ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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mwbarnes

2 Reviews Written

Wonderful Cruise

This was our first 'proper' cruise, having only ever been on a much smaller ship on the Red Sea. We were not disappointed. The Crown Princess was massive and it took a while to get our bearings and find our way ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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StormriderX

1 Review Written

Great food but no so great in other areas

I have only been on 3 cruises before with MSC and Star Cruises so I only have my experiences to compare with Princess. I booked an outside cabin for myself, my wife and my 16 month old son, and a Balcony cabin for ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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