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Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe

Princess
Emerald Princess
Europe
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

133

Very Good

92

Average

59

Poor

37

Terrible

17

Cruise type

Family Cruises

346

Gay & Lesbian Cruises

346

Romantic Cruises

346

Singles Cruises

346

Cruises for the Disabled

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346 Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe


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adventurebridge

1 Review Written

Memorable Euro trip

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The port was a busy mess but after reading some reviews prior to travel, we were prepared for that and tried to keep calm and safe throughout the process. The cabin itself was like a nice hotel room and we really ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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jeck

17 Reviews Written

109 Helpful Votes

Not up to the usual standard for Princess

In our experience cruises are good, better, or the best. This cruise was on the lower end of good. The itinerary was great, but some of the staff seemed to be going through the motions at the end of a long ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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CanCruise2005

4 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Emerald is a great ship

We chose this cruise because of its itinerary. Putting sea days in the middle of port days allows for time to recharge after doing tours. We left out of Barcelona without touring the city, which worked out to be ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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SeaJack59

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Euro Odyssey 22 days

Great destinations - Rome, Athens, Valletta, Kotor, Corfu, Corsia, Naples, Palermo, Santorini, Barcelona, Katalolon, Dubrovnik, Sete and Nimes. This cruise had it pro's and cons. Very nice ship with excellent ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Parker1969

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

50th Anniversary Celebration

We chose a Princess cruise to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. We have cruised with Princess before and we were happy with our experience and that is why we chose Princess for this memorable occasion. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Librababy69

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

First time cruising with Princess

This was technically a 22 day cruise, but we only did the 11 day portion of Barcelona to Rome. We chose this cruise because of the itinerary plus the price and the perks were good. There were 7 of us and ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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darlingorla

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Special birthday celebration cruise - Mediterranean/Aegean

This was our eighth cruise with Princess and probably our last ... The Emerald is12 years old, and it shows: the cabins need refurbishing, although the carpets have been replaced recently, the main areas are in ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Cdonahoe

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First time and could be our last. Disappointed!

We have cruised with other lines before and decided to try Princess based on a recommendation from our travel agent due to the specific ports we wanted to visit. We did a 14 day cruise with Princess Cruise lines. ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Bidah

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

I can't wait to go back ....... but on the new boats

It's the only cruise line that I travel one .In fact my first cruise was on the Emerald. We arrived in Rome one day prior and it was amazing. As a platinum member the check-in was very fast. The ship was ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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nb'er

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Enjoyed stops not the food

We chose this cruise because of itinerary and the flight included package. Loved the stops. The ship was great except for food. I am not a fish or seafood eater so I found limited choices for me in the dining room. ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Mary-Lynn

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Nice week with friends

My friends and I were looking for a Mediterranean cruise but late to book so many were already sold out. I thought Princess was rated similar to RCCL and Celebrity ...oops, I was so wrong. If the was one ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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BarbaraW7000

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Over the top

We chose this cruise for the ports that it was stopping at. We also liked the amenities and class of the cruise. We enjoyed the club class dining. Our servers Jelana, Ryan, Iris and Bazvan were the BEST! We always ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Nancypower49

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

21 day cruise

My sisters and I chose this cruise because of the itinerary and length of time to enjoy together. The ship was amazing and staff were incredibly kind and personable. We loved the entertainment, especially Kory ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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SueandBrian

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Our 14 Day Med Cruise (really 2x7 B2B)

We have had the pleasure of cruising the med on several occasions, we booked this thinking it was a 14 day cruise with the usual everyone off and on at the beginning and the end (as was our previous experiences). ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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BJ1908

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

AVERAGE CRUISE FOR PRINCESS BARCELONA - ATHENS JUNE 2019

We have travelled on Princess before and hold Elite status so are very familiar with the standard of service etc. Although it has been 8 years since we last cruised with Princess partly circumstances and partly ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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smithm1986

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Brilliant cruise

We booked this cruise a few weeks before sailing, as we were in need of a de-stress break. The Emerald Princess certainly delivered. We've cruised with Princess before, so we knew what to expect in terms of the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Annabelle74

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Seven days of bliss on the Med

It seamed like an ideal way to relax after a busy work schedule and as a way to see other parts of Europe in transit to Turkey. It is a matter of choice how busy one can be on a cruise and this one did not ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Canuck Cruiser 59

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Great! Great! Great! (only minor issues)

We chose this cruise as a wedding anniversary treat, looking for a romantic setting, lots going on but not a party atmosphere, and not overrun with kids. The ship delivered perfectly. There was always plenty to see ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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divegal8

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Family Bucket list

We chose this cruise because of the ports of call and our Parents, who went with us, are Platinum members on Princess. The check in was the quickest we have experienced in comparison to Royal Caribbean. The Food ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Juliadunn70

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Awesome fun and places

Went on this cruise for my friends 50th Birthday. The whole cruise was amazing onboad the crew were great they could not do enough for me. They made my experience priceless. The on shore excursions are a must ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Bows

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Perfect! (Almost!)

Emerald Princess Cruise Ship Review: Summary of pros:                                                      Summary of cons: Ship Atmosphere ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Larrytheg

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Fantastic cruise to Italy, Greece, Barcelona

This was our fourth cruise on princess 2nd time on the Emerald. Th is was a 14 day cruise. Starting in Rome. 10 ports ending in Barcelona. I recommend this cruise or any cruise going to th is region of the world, we ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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bettystormy

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

In desperate need of guest service training

This was my family's first cruise on Princess and I have to say we are extremely disappointed. We experienced so many issues, the most important being with poor quality of service. Here is some of what we ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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EnglandFamily

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Some good and some not so...but on the whole a good family holiday.

We are a family of 6 - 3 generations consisting of 80 year olds x 2, late 40’s x2 and 2 children 8 and 12. The booking experience was not great with the dining time being changed from 6.30pm to 5.00pm without our ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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Russb

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess lived up to expectations

We chose this cruise as we had a large party and it was basically the one that suited all. That said there was some thought that there may have been better cruise available - that was proved incorrect as we all ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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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