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Europe - Eastern Mediterranean Ruby Princess Europe - Eastern Mediterranean Cruise Reviews

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mrpepperdine
First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

General insight I am late 30's, my spouse is mid 40's. This outing was to praise our 15 year celebration and it was our first time to Europe. The #1 recommendation I would provide for anybody on an outing like this is to do your exploration and arrange a long ways ahead keeping in mind the end goal to make the most out of each day - one day in a major European city obliges much development ...
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Sail Date: March 2014

Cabin Type: Balcony


Rome to Venice (via lots of ancient ruins)

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Prince Lithdude
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

Just returned after 12 days in the Med on board the Ruby Princess, it is my second time with this line after doing the Panama relocation on the Sea Princess. I read the reviews about the Ruby and I did have concerns about her size and the number of Passengers. I also read a lot of negative reviews about service, food etc, which I guess is down to individual taste. Ok so here is my view of this ...
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Sail Date: November 2013


Ruby Princess eastern Mediterrean October 2013

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Anthillers
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Despite being fully booked with 3000 passengers there was no time We ever felt crowded or had to wait an excessive time. The ship seems to have the right balance between space and passengers in the lounges and decks. The cruise was port intensive ie 10 ports in tens days ( and the ship made them all ) with only one tender day at santorini. Independent touring in the ports was very easy and ...
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Sail Date: October 2013


Review of Ruby 24 Oct to 5 Nov - Eastern Med

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fluffy1951
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Well-trained and consistently-trained staff. Unfailingly (apparently) happy in their work and with good people skills.  Good sense of humour (necessary to rebuff the complaints about the food). Relentless up selling of drink options. (I don't WANT your "special" marguerita - I want an ordinary one!) Poor organisation in breakfast buffet, though with all waiting staff either assigned to drinks ...
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Sail Date: October 2013


dissappointing food, excellent entertainment.

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jhunter8
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We went on the Ruby Princess a few weeks ago, The ship has some good features which were different from other ships such as the Cinema under the stars. The entertainment was excellent with top quality shows and a brilliant entertainment director. The food on the other hand was not up to standard, we found poor choice and quality, and rarely found we had a hot meal. Variety was not order of the ...
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Sail Date: October 2013


Mixed feelings!

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Mrs. Reality Check
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our third Princess Cruise, but the first once since they were bought by Carnival. We felt that there was a decline. The food was more like Home Town Buffet. During our other cruises the food was high quality, really wonderful, fresh with lots of variety and great taste. We got to laughing, a little , on how can you make desserts that have no taste or sweetness? The Horizon Cafe was ...
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Sail Date: October 2013


A Busy Cruise itinerary

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Chedgie
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Ruby Princess is a beautiful ship and the Sail Away from Venice was magic. We had a balcony cabin r626 on deck 14. No noise either late at night, early morning or during the day from the public deck above - Horizon. Our cabin steward was a gem, kept the stateroom immaculate, responded to any of our requests with a smile. Embarkation was a breeze and our luggage was in the cabin promptly. We had ...
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Sail Date: September 2013


Trip of a Lifetime

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justpack
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We sailed on the Ruby Sept.18-Oct.5, 2013...Venice to Rome. We are experienced cruisers, having sailed on several cruise lines, to many ports of call but this was our first trip to Europe. The Ruby is a beautiful ship, well taken care of, with a terrific crew. All staff seemed genuinely happy in their jobs. We did not find the usual "upsell" push (for casino, coffee,soda cards etc) that we have ...
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Sail Date: September 2013


Rome to Venice on the Ruby Princess

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funcruzer1
10+ Cruises

We last cruised with Princess in 2009 with subsequent cruises on Holland America and Celebrity. After a wonderful cruise on the Ruby we definitely will be back to Princess in the future. Of course, we have been on some cruises that are better than others, but never a bad cruise, however, this was one of our best. We stayed a couple days in Rome and then used Rome Cabs for easy ride to ...
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Sail Date: September 2013


Eastern Med 14 NIghts Septemeber 21 - October 5 2013

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newmanzoe
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I are experiences cruisers with thirteen ocean cruises and two river cruises in the past. We have sailed with RC, Celebrity, Norwegian, Carnival, and Princess previously. Our only previous experience with Princess was the Golden Princess in 2001 shortly after it entered service. We picked this cruise because of its wonderful itinery - Venice, Dubrovnik, Corfu, Sea day, Instanbul, ...
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Sail Date: September 2013


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