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Princess Emerald Princess Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews

Princess
Emerald Princess
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

18

Very Good

20

Average

9

Poor

9

Terrible

3

Cruise type

Family Cruises

299

Romantic Cruises

208

Senior Cruises

187

Repositioning Cruises

87

Entertainment Cruises

59

59 Princess Emerald Princess Entertainment Cruises Cruise Reviews


ScottG avatar

ScottG

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing cruise through the Panama Canal!

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My wife and I have multiple things to celebrate (35th anniversary, both healthy after medical scares, etc...) and decided that a two week cruise through the Panama Canal was just the ticket. We enjoyed everything ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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gimpy35

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Unsatisfied.

Desired a short cruise over the Christmas season. However we chose a large ship with a large passenger capacity and the ship was completely full. Tours were poorly organized. Tenders were not all in working ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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marinelife2

3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Dec 3 Panama Canal Cruise *Pros & *Cons

Pros: *Excellent service *Lots of fantastic entertainment *Deep swimming pools with chairs kept back. *Real professionally made pizza. *Lido often had quality 5 star food and a good selection. *MDR ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Marypowers

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Most efficient cruise ever!

Choose this cruise to experience Greece and its food, drink and culture. The good is that Princess did an awesome job on embarkment (no wait) and disembarkment. Excursion organization and cleanliness, and great ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Steve and Ray

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Back to Back Voyages on Emerald Princess

Pre Cruise: Our vacation began in Ft. Lauderdale where we stayed in a small, newly-built, Quality Suites hotel near the airport. If you're staying overnight prior to the cruise, you won't need a rental car. The ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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doneve81

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Recent trip to Hawaii

We chose this cruise because of the time spent sailing and for a get a way. The embarkation and disembarkation went very, vey well.The food in the dining rooms was super. Very, very good, the help was so great. ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Paula Cook

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

No help with excursion cancellation.

To see four islands and cruise the ocean blue! I wanted to relax and see Hawaii with my spouse which we did but I expected there to be professional entertainment of a much higher level. I think BINGO was too ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Pirates cruise the sea

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Trip was OK, WAY overbooked and crowded.

The cruise was 15 days spanning Christmas and New Years. It was an OK trip, but I expected more from Princess Cruises. The ship was over crowded and there were long lines for everything. Many of the shows and events ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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doxiesmom

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointed

Everyone said Princess is a grest cruise line. I was very disappointed in the food and overall experience. The comedians were the highlight of the cruise. Our cabin attendant was excellent. The Cruise Director ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Desertrando

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Walked .4 mile (round trip) for cup of coffee in morning

Overall good experience with mini-suite D120 in forward part of Emerald Princess.. Had a round trip walk of .4 mile to International cafe each morning for coffee and similar walk to Michaelangelo dining room at ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Mike Kendel

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Princess... Not what they used to be

We had been looking forward to this cruise for several years. We were celebrating a significant anniversary and we had had a wonderful experience on a previous Princess cruise. The ship sailed from Vancouver to ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Bhays99

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing ship, crew, weather

Our first Princess Cruise was fantastic. Went with another couple and we had a great time. Weather was fantastic in all ports. Missed Tracy Arm, but Endicott was great. Viewing very close. Only did buffet once, but ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Precious LLL

1 Review Written

BEST. FAMILY. REUNION.

We cruised on Ruby Princess a few months ago to Mexico and were very impressed with the line so we booked our AK trip with Princess too. Entertainment were great. Staff members were amazing. Food was fresh and ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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JC724

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Needs work

The Bad:This ship was run down, dirty and dated. Elevators were problematic, buttons not working long wait times, random functions. 2 of them were shut down for "routine maintenance". Most of the windows were ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Suzan.mcgraw

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cruise of a Lifetime

The service on the Emerald Princess was exceptional. Our cabin was clean and well kept. We enjoyed the food and entertainment throughout the entire week. There was plenty of variety of foods and venues of ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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FLYERFLASH

3 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess-to find out if the negative reviews were justified-NO!

My wife & I have cruised 40+ times (mostly Disney, RCCL, NCL) and this was our 3rd time to Alaska and only 2nd time on a Princess cruise ship. Celebrated 39th wedding anniversary and the Emerald Princess was ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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Joe826

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Alaska was Great! Princess was terrible!

The cruise staff were mostly rude. To get anything from drinks to room service was a hassle even though we had the drink package. The staff generally seemed like they didn't care at all about the passengers. We ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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The Moore

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Itinerary for 7 Nights in Alaska

Chose this cruise to fulfill my Mom’s bucket list. At 90 years young we wanted to keep the trip as easy as possible. We stayed with Princess excursions because of their Best Price Guarantee! My experience has ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Lauriebern

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great first cruise experience

This was our first cruise. We booked our cruise through a travel agency and the Emerald Princess was the cruise line suggested. Then entertainment was great! The food and food options were great! Our stateroom ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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billmero

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Traveling the high seas in steerage class

We took this cruise several years before on another Princess ship and enjoyed it immensely. This time - not so much. First the downside. Originally the ship was built to hold 2800 passengers. Princess stuffed an ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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jlp800

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fun, Relaxing, and BEAUTIFUL

Honestly one of the coolest experience me and my GF have had. You have to be a real stick in the mud to NOT have fun. Seriously. I saw one person complaining about rust on the side of the ship. ITS A SHIP.....ON ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Hladams

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Horrible! Stay away!

Food was horrible! Staff was not happy or friendly. Atmosphere was very ugly. No one I spoke to on the cruise was having a good time. Daily entertainment was very limited! Kids program was not fun for my 12 year old ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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Sandyphoenix

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

12 day cruise to Alaska

This is a beautiful ship with great restaurants and the outside grill served onion rings. Our cabin was on the 5th floor which has access to the Piazza and the International Cafe for 24 hour food available. The ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Martypen

11 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

Cape Horn & Strait of Magellan Cruise in South America

We chose this cruise because we had been wanting to cruise through South America and this ship offered us the best deal and visited all the places that we wanted to see. This was our first time on Princess. ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Casarole47

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Amazing views of Cape Horn

Embarkation was very smooth and organized. We did not have much wait time. The ship was beautifully arranged. Easy to find our way around. The Itinerary was great. Many ports of call as well as two sea days ...
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Sail Date February 2018


Emerald Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.53.8
Entertainment4.03.5
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family4.03.6
Enrichment4.03.4
Service4.04.2
Value For Money4.53.7
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