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Eastern Caribbean Ruby Princess Eastern Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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The staff was amazing

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johnlacz
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise for the ports. Antigua, St Lucia, Barbados, St Kitts,St Thomas and Nassau From the beginning embarkation was quick and easy The staff was outstanding. The service incredible and the food was excellent. Great menu choices every night. However, our cabin steward was lacking in removing dirty glasses and not leaving chocolates every night. Great happy hour every day ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Interior


Amazing cruise with an amazing cruise line

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Chrisdionne
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We have cruised 4 times! Twice with Royal and twice with Princess and I will say with no hesitation that princess does it better!!!!! From embarkation disembarkation to excursion preparation and execution, just better organized period. As of now princess is my wife's and I cruise line of choice no question. Dining in the traditional dining room was amazing our waiter was a most wonderful gentleman ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony


Eastern Caribbean on Ruby Princess

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Wander58
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Our quick 7-day Caribbean Cruise started and ended at the Port Everglades Cruise Port. We arrived in Ft. Lauderdale late the evening prior to cruise and stayed at the Marriott Courtyard. This was a great choice as the hotel had a complimentary shuttle from the airport and to the cruise port. We arrived for embarkation at about 11:30. Since we are Princess Platinum, we moved quickly through the ...
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Sail Date: January 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Fun, but mixed bag

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Whaler22
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Princess is a professional operation, but they're pinching pennies, and you can feel it. The Ruby is a beautiful ship, but it's getting tired. Rust is visible in many places, our head (toilet) seat was chipped, the outdoor movie screen malfunctioned and had many dead or dying tiles, and so on. The merchandizing pressure has increased too. Selling is front and center 24x7 -- in ships activities, TV ...
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Sail Date: January 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


Our partial family cruise

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tutak
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Our group consisted of my wife and I, 2 daughters, 1 son-in-law and four grandchildren, ages 4, 4, 8 and 11. We had a pre-cruise stay at Springhill Suites. The hotel sent a shuttle to pick up the 9 of us and our luggage within minutes. I had requested early check-in at the hotel if available. We arrived at the hotel about noon. They had 1 room available, 723 and said that they would notify us ...
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Sail Date: January 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Comments on our first Princess Cruise.

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TKS
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

DH & I returned from our first Princess Cruise recently. Overall, it was ok, but there were good and bad things during the week, like all cruise lines. First the Good: We arrived at Port Everglades about 12:30 and it looked bad, with lines half way down the walkway outside, but the line moved forward quickly and we were aboard by about 1:15 PM (the most efficient boarding we've ever ...
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Sail Date: January 2015


Ruby fell short - Did not meet expectations

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louden
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We boarded the Ruby Princess in Fort Lauderdale for our 24th cruise on January 3rd for a 14 day eastern and western Caribbean cruise. We had stayed overnight at the Best Western on Stirling Road using the stay and park package. The hotel now charges a $10 fee per person for shuttle service to the port. Using the 12:00 o’clock shuttle and Priority boarding we were aboard shortly after 1:00 PM ...
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Sail Date: January 2015

Cabin Type: Balcony


The Shining Ruby Princess

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georgias.kid22
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I booked a 2 week East/West Caribbean cruise on the Ruby. What I didn't realize was that it's 2 - 1 week cruises back-to-back. Never again. Much different clientele onboard....wedding parties, kids, party-hardy crowd. Not to my taste. Pre-cruise pkg was a 1 night stay at the Sheraton Yankee Clipper resort (which is now an O Resort). This hotel should be avoided at all cost! It's an old, run-down ...
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Sail Date: December 2014

Traveled with children


Great Crusie-No Shopping-Happy DH

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beauty1492
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

RUBY PRINCESS REVIEW NOV 8, 2014 We had a great cruise and I was writing I realized a lot of it was what went wrong. Yes a lot went wrong but I hope it will help other not to fall into the same traps we did. We stayed at the River side Hotel in FLL the night before. It is not too close to the port but on the foodie street. Loved the location would definitely stay again. It is right on the water ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Cabin Type: Balcony


Very nice cruise on the Ruby

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wsteffey
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We had sailed on the Ruby the year she was launched, so we have a good point of reference. The interior appointments on this 2014 cruise were like new. Public rooms, cabins, pools, dining venues were all in excellent condition. The exterior shows a little wear and tear, normal for a marine environment. We were very happy with all the crew, including wait staff. Polite, efficient and well ...
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Sail Date: November 2014

Cabin Type: Balcony


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