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Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Australia & New Zealand

Princess
Emerald Princess
Australia & New Zealand
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

19

Very Good

25

Average

18

Poor

9

Terrible

1

Cruise type

18 Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews for Senior Cruises to Australia & New Zealand


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silver2purple

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointed by Corporate Princess cut-backs. Staff excellent

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This was my 4th Princess Cruise (also been on Avalon, Azamara, Oceania, HAL, Voyages to Antiquity). My 1st Princess cruise was in June 2012, did a 12-night British Isles aboard the Caribbean Princess in an ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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cfuentesm

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Could have been much better

Had to take this cruise because it was the last one doing New Zealand. The ship does not feel renovated nor new. Needs maintenance. Staff was friendly, mostly. But the excursion staff are not prepared to deal with ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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not coming back

1 Review Written

Very Disappointed

already had completed two cruises on the sun princess and wanted to expierence a different ship,was very dissapointed with emerald princess in our opinion the sun princess expierence was a lot better,the layout of ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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mgwilson

1 Review Written

Pleasant but could be improved.

"Whilst the Emerald Princess is a beautiful ship, the ladies and myself in our party preferred the Voyager of the Sea we experienced last year.This year I had booked twin beds in our Stateroom but there was a double ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Pierogi2016

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Time on Princess Cruise/Emerald

We wanted a Cruise that would in compass New Zealand and Australia, Princess fitted the itinerary adequately. However although we enjoyed the cruise overall we felt that it didn't reach our expectations and lacked ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Chief1169

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

5* hotel on water, the short stops and industrial ports took the edge off

I cannot really say anything bad about the ship itself and the service the staff provide. Our stateroom on Baja deck (11) on port side was excellent. The restaurant and food/service was good. We enjoyed a couple of ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Cdn kitty

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Good Cruise

We had a good time but the ports were a disappointment despite having visited them before. We took this cruise because we had such a good time on a similar itinerary a year ago. We had to skip Mystery Island. It ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Brisbane41

4 Reviews Written

39 Helpful Votes

Average Cruise with Princess

I had a good cruise but it was not as relaxing as other Princess cruises I have done due to it being in the school holidays and the fact that they had unruly feral children aboard that were allowed to disrupt and ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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TrinaS

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Slightly Underwhelming

We chose this cruise because of the following points: 1) it departed from Sydney 2) it was at a time of year when we could take leave 3) it wasn't too long (11 nights) 4) it was going somewhere we hadn't been before ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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O-Ps

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ho hum

Having done the Christmas/New Year cruise from Fremantle to Indonesia last Christmas on the Sun Princess I couldn't help but compare both the ships and the cruise. Found the larger ship a bit disappointing - the ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Flapgum

5 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Fix the wifi and internet. Smile. Stop selling.

We have sailed the New Zealand route before and chose it to have both celebrations on board. Having just cruised to Nord Kapp on the Emerald prior to its relocation, we had high expectations. To summarise: the ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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vonlou

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Battle to reach anything on the ship

my first and last cruise had to battle through crowds everytime I left my room, had to line up for elevators and stop at every deck, unusually did not have to line up at restaurants, food selection was not as good ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Knottie1

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Very average

Been on many cruises this was our 1st Christmas and new year which I must say the crew were 1st class making both a special time (ordered wine for Christmas dinner they lost order... then fo new year 5$ increase on ...
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Sail Date December 2016


Steveoka avatar

Steveoka

21 Reviews Written

137 Helpful Votes

Lack of hygiene and sickness all around us!

Our experience aboard the emerald princess was ruined by the lack of hygiene by the staff onboard the ship . During our lunch experience in the very crowded Horizon court we witnessed one of the cooks behind the ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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stuarth303

1 Review Written

Poor to Average

No atmosphere. Crew great. Food options buffet limited, some dining times only one section open in buffet. Outdoor eateries great but some improvement could made for Australian taste in Trident Grill (sliced ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Kitsteps

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

First time with Princess...probably the last.

Our best friends were offered a great deal and asked if we would join them. We did, as too did another of our friends...we all booked on Aloha Deck, mid ship Portside. We have all cruised before, My wife and I, ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Ronald-NL

8 Reviews Written

43 Helpful Votes

With Emerald Princess to New Zealand: an enjoyable voyage down under

The Emerald Princess is a sister ship of the Ruby and Crown Princess on which we sailed before. Hence we felt immediately at home after a smooth embarkation in Sydney. We especially like the coffee corner ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Innishmore

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great staff in all areas, but very average every were else

This was a relocation cruise and so there were quite a few 3,4,5, seadays. This was our 6 Princess cruise and by far the worst, the standards on the ship entertainment and food has dropped to a very poor level. My ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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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