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Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean

Emerald Princess
Eastern Caribbean
Departure Port

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47 Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean

Lisa1963 avatar


1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

First time cruise and have a very good experience


My husband and I and my daughter in her twenties cruised to Eastern Caribbean for 7 days with Emerald cruise embarked on Jan 30th 2016. We had a fantastic time. Our steward Edward was very polite and efficient. ...
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Sail Date January 2016

DIOHIO avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Sad to see Princess is no longer the best cruise line.

Traveled on the Emerald from Jan 30th-Feb 6th of 2016. This was our 4th Cruise with Princess and don't think we will sail with them again!! Menu was the same thing night after night with some sort of FISH fixed 50 ...
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Sail Date January 2016

najanaja avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First Holiday Cruise

We have taken multiple cruises with Princess, Celebrity, & Royal C. Living in the Midwest always has us looking at winter temperature relief. We decided on a holiday cruise with kids directly after Christmas to ...
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Sail Date December 2015

Clampram avatar


3 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Pleasantly surprised; we loved Emerald!

We have cruised quite a bit in the "distant" past and just a little bit in the last 15 years. I think we are spoiled with our "seasoned" experiences of cruising when there were less passengers and more service and ...
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Sail Date December 2015

kruzkween avatar


14 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Disappointed in many things but still an very enjoyable cruise

I’m from East Texas and drove to the port. On Saturday night before sailing on Sunday, we spent the night in Baytown, TX at the LaQuinta Inn & Suites on I-10 East. Great location, very convenient , close to ...
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Sail Date February 2015

collinsmom4301 avatar


5 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great first experience with Princess

This was our first cruise with Princess and will definitely not be our last. We flew into Orlando a few days before our departure to visit relatives. We flew Allegiant Air which did an ok job. They charge for every ...
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Sail Date December 2013

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betty maxdog

1 Review Written

Benidorm at Sea !

completely agree with the Cruise Critic article about the fact that the ships are being so heavily discounted to fill them that it attracts a very different class of people on board. It not just Princess but all ...
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Sail Date November 2013

LadyPandora407 avatar


3 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Awesome 10 Day Cruise

We booked this Cruise for our 30th Anniversary, sailing with Princess twice in the past we had high expectations for this voyage and from the staff and we were not disappointed. The ship is beautiful and was ...
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Sail Date November 2013

brendina avatar


2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Worst Cruise EVER

I am resubmitting this as I am unable to find my original review. My husband and I took his son and our 5 year old grandson on the Emerald Princess for their Eastern Carribean New Year's Eve cruise. My husband and I ...
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Sail Date December 2012

sheekar avatar


2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes


What a disappointment. After having cruised with Princess Cruise lines this has been the worst yet. The best tip I can give is to avoid their excursions all together. They are outrageous in price and provide poor ...
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Sail Date December 2012

BudinFla avatar


23 Reviews Written

49 Helpful Votes

A Great time on the Emerald Princess

This was our second cruise on the Emerald Princess. We had a group of 12 family and friends on this 10 day Eastern Caribbean Cruise. We had veteran cruisers and 1st timers on this cruise. Embarkation: Princess ...
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Sail Date January 2012

GotDrums avatar


11 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Rocky Start To Our First Princess Cruise Fair Sailing After

Well lets start from the top. We have sailed with the Walmart of ships aka Carnival as well as Royal Caribbean and Disney. Princess was on par with Disney even though once onboard we had a bit of a rocky start with ...
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Sail Date October 2011

Vikingmum avatar


1 Review Written

Lived up to all our expectations

We are a Swedish family of four who went on this cruise to celebrate my husband´s 40th birthday. We went on a Princess cruise for or honeymoon ten years ago and liked it so much, we wanted to bring our children on ...
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Sail Date April 2011

mrfviews avatar


11 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Emerald Princess - Eastern Caribbean

This was our 6 th cruise with Princess, so we're pretty familiar with them. We took the red eye out of Vegas via Atlanta and depite Delta breaking our wheel on our bag made it safely and on time into Ft. Lauderdale. ...
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Sail Date March 2011

ashes2010 avatar


1 Review Written

Just Wonderful!

We flew British airways to Miami and were met by Princess and taken to the west Miami Intercontinental for the night. This was ll stress free. the hotel is in the business district, but we really like it. There is a ...
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Sail Date February 2011

sfs2001 avatar


1 Review Written

What a wonderful vacation!

Let me start out by saying that this was our third cruise, and the first one with good friends. We decided to go with another couple on a princess cruise because they are our good friends and were expecting and we ...
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Sail Date September 2010

CruzBunny avatar


1 Review Written

Emerald Princess 10 Day Eastern Caribbean

This was our first cruise on Princess since 2002, and our first cruise on a HUGE ship, 3000+ passengers. Over all, it was a very nice ship. The public spaces were clean and attractive, and the piazza often had ...
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Sail Date January 2011

popper avatar


1 Review Written

Emerald Christmas Cruise - Dec 18 2010

Stayed at Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort the 2 nights prior to cruise and rented car. Short drive to Port from hotel, but 8 ships departing on same day, including the Oasis(6k passengers!) so the traffic was ...
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Sail Date December 2010

juhoo26 avatar


2 Reviews Written

Mostly Excellent!

We are a family of four with two young children 3 and 5. This is only our second cruise the first being with Royal Caribbean about 8 years ago. So we were really looking forward to this vacation! We flew in the ...
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Sail Date September 2010

princessninja avatar


1 Review Written

Beautiful Vacation and no Hurricanes!

We flew all the way from Los Angeles to board the Emerald Princess on September 5, 2010. The check in process at the cruise terminal in Fort Lauderdale was so easy! We were on the ship by 12:15pm. This gave us a ...
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Sail Date September 2010

turquoisesea avatar


7 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Another Wonderful Week with Princess

Our August 22 Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Emerald Princess was wonderful. As background, this was my 19th cruise, 3rd on Princess. My daughter and I have also cruised on NCL, Celebrity, HAL, Costa, and RCL. We ...
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Sail Date August 2010

harleydeb avatar


1 Review Written

Three Generations, Three Opinions!

I have cruised with Carnival, Norwegian, Royal Caribbean and now Princess. I had been under the impression that Princess would be a step above the others, but after a week onboard, can't really say that. What WAS ...
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Sail Date August 2010

donp70 avatar


2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

First trip with the Princess

Anytime we make it out of HO-HUM Nebraska is a real treat for us, however we had a rough start out of the gate and were set back a bit from the experience we had cruising from port Everglades. Embarkation went off ...
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Sail Date July 2010

consmarci avatar


2 Reviews Written

Eastern Emerald Excitement

Just back from the Emerald Princess, July 25, Eastern Caribbean trip. We have been on Princess 3 x before and although we enjoyed our trip very much, this was not our favorite cruise. We are a family of 4 consisting ...
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Sail Date July 2010

cherylandtk avatar


1 Review Written

Ultra Relaxed On the Emerald

I'll try to keep this brief. Most aspects of the cruise were great, we are still fans and will cruise again. Best Parts: Efficient embarkation, quick and painless, even with a full (3400 pax) ship. Food in dining ...
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Sail Date July 2010

Emerald Princess Ratings

Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Value For Money4.53.7
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