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

Princess
Emerald Princess
Southern Caribbean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

14

Very Good

7

Average

2

Poor

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

24

Romantic Cruises

22

Fitness Cruises

11

Holiday Cruises

10

Senior Cruises

8

24 Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Southern Caribbean


Calimom08 avatar

Calimom08

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Xmas cruise- the good and the bad....

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This was my 3rd cruise on Princess, and the first on Emerald. I understand that the ship just came out of dry dock, but I couldn't really figure out what had been updated other than the Effy jewelry boutique that ...
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Sail Date December 2015


Thombtc avatar

Thombtc

4 Reviews Written

Another Nice Cruise on Emerald Princess; Dec 7th to 14th

This was the second time we've been on the Emerald. We were on it during its second year in the Mediterranean and now it is seven years old. She still looks very nice and they take good care of her, painting, ...
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Sail Date December 2014


cruzin girl avatar

cruzin girl

1 Review Written

Room for improvement on the Emerald Princess

This was our 7th cruise with Princess and our third on this class of ship. We started our journey with our pre-cruise night at the Hampton Inn airport north with no complaints whatsoever. They are one of the few ...
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Sail Date April 2013


dennbr9 avatar

dennbr9

21 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess, a Gem on the High Seas

This was the 28th Cruise for my wife and me on 23 different Ships and 8 Cruise lines, mostly over the last 14 years or so. This was our 6th Cruise on Princess and 2nd on the Emerald having sailed on her back in ...
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Sail Date January 2013


Rad Daddy avatar

Rad Daddy

1 Review Written

Christmas Cruise a Hit

This was our sixth cruise for our family of four. It was our second with Princess and we found it to be an extremely enjoyable cruise with great weather and ports of call. The food and service was excellent at the ...
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Sail Date December 2012


tartan3700 avatar

tartan3700

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess - A Great Christmas

Our cruise on Princess was a wonderful holiday treat. We would give it 5 stars. Princess is a conservative line with very traditional cruises. There are no transparent showers, or blue man shows, just a ...
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Sail Date December 2012


familyman1 avatar

familyman1

1 Review Written

Fantastic Voyage!

People in our family have gone on 3-5 previous Princess cruises as well as several Carnival cruises and have been happy with our experiences up to this cruise. However, I was a little concerned after reading ...
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Sail Date March 2012


HHFviews avatar

HHFviews

1 Review Written

Better

We flew on Southwest from Vegas the day before where we met up with my sister and nepew. We had a nice flight, on time where they met us and off to spend the night at the Ramada Inn (cruise port). Turns out several ...
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Sail Date March 2012


mrfviews avatar

mrfviews

11 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great people made this cruise, thanks everyone !

This was our 6th cruise with Princess in 7 years and we're back to the Caribbean again, this time the Southern route. We flew from Vegas to Ft. Lauderdale and stayed at the "rustic" Ramada Inn,with several other ...
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Sail Date March 2012


wdblake avatar

wdblake

13 Reviews Written

31 Helpful Votes

10 days of escaping completely

Emerald Princess cruise March 7th-17th. Southern Caribbean route. We are from South Carolina so rather than deal with the airlines we decided to leisurely drive down to Fort Lauderdale. Our first stop was in ...
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Sail Date March 2012


balacruiser avatar

balacruiser

1 Review Written

Another great cruise!

This was a last minute decision to take the Emerald Princess for a New Year's sailing with my husband. Our daughter and her boyfriend, both first time cruisers, joined us. We had a very enjoyable cruise after ...
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Sail Date December 2011


Tina-Ann avatar

Tina-Ann

5 Reviews Written

10 Day Southern Caribbean on the Emerald

Pre-cruise: We flew into FLL two days early and instead of staying at the usual pre cruise hotels, we rented a car and drove 45 minutes (in traffic) down to Miami's South Beach and stayed at The Miami Loews Hotel. ...
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Sail Date December 2011


DisneyDude93 avatar

DisneyDude93

1 Review Written

This jewel did NOT sparkle.

This Jewel did NOT Sparkle Serious disappointment after months of excitement. I have cruised prior with Celebrity, and I know every line is a little different. I had hoped I would be wowed in the same way by ...
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Sail Date November 2011


TravelerRon avatar

TravelerRon

5 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Great Anniversary Cruise

Pre/post cruise: We stayed at the Sheraton Airport/Cruiseport Hotel in Dania, just a few minutes from the airport. We got a good price and the hotel provides free shuttle to/from the airport and charges $10 pp for ...
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Sail Date April 2011


PrincessCatarina avatar

PrincessCatarina

1 Review Written

Emerald Princess Island Hopping 02/26-03/08

This cruise was my 5th time on Princess and 3rd time on the Emerald Princess. The Emerald Princess is a beautiful ship, but there was a drop in the number of entertainment options & activities compared to my ...
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Sail Date February 2011


louise15 avatar

louise15

5 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Wow! Emerald Princess is really a jewel!

I have traveled with Princess many times before, but this cruise was the best one. Although I loved the Alaska scenery, the Emerald Princess outshone every previous Princess ship on which I have cruised. Whoever is ...
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Sail Date December 2010


addygirl216 avatar

addygirl216

2 Reviews Written

Awesome First Princess Cruise! :)

We had a fantastic time - here's my long winded review! Preface - We are a 40"s couple travelling with our 11 year old daughter. This was our 4th cruise - but 1st with Princess. DH is a dentist, I'm the office ...
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Sail Date March 2010


artist-man avatar

artist-man

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Feeling young at 60 +

Emerald Princess March 30 sailing in a nutshell: Highlights: 1.The ship - beautiful and spotless2. The Chef's Dinner worth every cent 3. River tubing in Grenada  Disappointments: ...
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Sail Date March 2009


nova cruiser avatar

nova cruiser

1 Review Written

Another great cruise

My wife, son and I arrived the day before the cruise and stayed at the Hampton Inn Plantation. The hotel is a pleasant place to stay, providing you with breakfast and it is within walking distance of the Broward ...
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Sail Date March 2009


raggedyann6 avatar

raggedyann6

8 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great... But

This was our 1st princess Cruise I booked it because of the great itinerary, and it worked for my kids spring break. The Emerald is a very clean pretty ship. I have only been on Celebrity ships of about 1,500 ...
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Sail Date March 2009


caribbean miguel avatar

caribbean miguel

1 Review Written

Second time around left us a little disappointed

Having sailed the Emerald Princess last year my wife and I were really looking forward to our return trip this year. Embarkation went smoothly and we got on board early enough to enjoy the day reacquainting ...
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Sail Date March 2009


dennbr9 avatar

dennbr9

21 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess- A Real Gem!

My wife and I are from Michigan, in our early to mid 50's, and my 17th cruise and DW's 18th cruise. Our fourth cruise with Princess and booked number five (14 Day RT Hawaii for 2010) while on board to take advantage ...
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Sail Date January 2009


Infi avatar

Infi

1 Review Written

Celebrity lovers try Princess - Christmas

Itinerary: Princess Cays, St. Thomas, Dominica, Grenada, Bonaire, Curacao About us: I took this cruise with my teen daughter. It was my 48th cruise and my daughter's 19th (and her first Christmas cruise), and ...
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Sail Date December 2008


mindy2 avatar

mindy2

1 Review Written

Emerald Princess Christmas Cruise Dec 20/08

Christmas Cruise Review Dec 20 - 30 on the Princess Emerald. Embarkation and Rooms: We arrived at the port via our hotel shuttle and spent a bit of time in line in a big warehouse. The whole process didn't ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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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