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Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Caribbean

Princess
Ruby Princess
Caribbean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

51

Very Good

18

Average

11

Poor

3

Cruise type

Family Cruises

84

Romantic Cruises

46

First-Time Cruisers

22

Holiday Cruises

18

Fitness Cruises

17

84 Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Caribbean


Jones_j10 avatar

Jones_j10

1 Review Written

Disappointed

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We have cruised with princess before so had high expectations. However, meal choices had been greatly reduced and as i had the nerve to ask for my fillet steak well done in chops grille, the chef decided to punish ...
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Sail Date February 2015


tutak avatar

tutak

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Our partial family cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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holdthemuster

1 Review Written

Fell Below Expectations

My wife searched for bargain cruises while we are wintering in Florida and this cruise to Jamaica was what we chose. You get what you pay for. We've sailed on other Princess ships and this one didn't compare. Here ...
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Sail Date November 2014


thobbsf avatar

thobbsf

2 Reviews Written

As good as I remembered!

This was my 9th cruise, my husband's 4th and both my kids (ages 17 &14) first cruise. My sister and mother also traveled with us. We drove 13 hours straight through the night from NC to Fort Lauderdale. The port ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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rolltide1971

1 Review Written

Loved It!

Point of View: I'm a 42 year old woman and took this cruise with my 24 year old niece. Good points: This was my first time with Princess. I booked through Expedia and let the cruise line choose our room. I paid for ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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CruisinCadie

9 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Good cruise but WAY too short

My husband and I just returned from a 5-night cruise to the Bahamas and Grand Turk on the Ruby Princess. We are in our mid-sixties, and both retired. This was our 6th cruise, 3rd with Princess. The other 3 were with ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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mross0822

2 Reviews Written

Love the Ruby!

This was my first time aboard the Ruby Princess. I booked with a third party website because I got a great deal on the sailing. My good friend and I were looking for a relaxing weekend getaway and that was exactly ...
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Sail Date March 2014


richard8 avatar

richard8

1 Review Written

Disappointed with Ruby Princess

My wife and I have cruised many times mostly on Royal. Ive heard only good things about Princess, so we booked. We had a group of 10 People. Ages 30-75. We flew into Ft. Lauderdale pre-cruise stayed at the Sheraton ...
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Sail Date February 2014


Trophy maker avatar

Trophy maker

1 Review Written

Not all bad....but not all good!

Here is my review of the Ruby Princess... We were a group of six ladies - myself, my mother, daughter, sister in law and two nieces. All over the age of 21. Embarkation: GREAT! The process was easy - we arrived at ...
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Sail Date February 2014


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SHayesShip

4 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Great Get-Away! Last minute cruise.

We had already booked the Ruby Princess for a 7 day cruise Dec. 2014. When I saw this cruise with the 100% credit toward a 7 day or more 2014 cruise we had to jump on it. I treated my Mom to this cruise as a ...
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Sail Date January 2014


TravelFitz avatar

TravelFitz

1 Review Written

Relaxing and entertaining for two adults

My adult son and I traveled aboard the Ruby Princess last week from Port Everglades to Princess Cays and Grand Turk, returning to Port Everglades on Saturday. The ship, the itinerary, the timing...all were exactly ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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all4volts

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

What a DRAG!!

this cruise is strictly for older people who love jewelry and art!! Very down beat! The servers ignore you, Food was bland, music and movies were old !! I took my daughter on this cruise for Christmas, WHAT A WAIST ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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baronessk

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Ruby Princess Christmas Cruise 2013

First let me disclose that I am a part-time travel agent, and limit myself to booking strictly for family and friends as I would never take on the responsibility of booking cabins for strangers. Too many liabilities ...
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Sail Date December 2013


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bagelmom6

1 Review Written

Ruby Princess 4/14/13

My mom and I took my 6 year old daughter on our first girls' vacation. We were originally booked on the Carnival Valor for our trip but last year when we were in Grand Turk with my husband we were docked next to the ...
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Sail Date April 2013


Beforethemast avatar

Beforethemast

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Nice Cruise Experience

This was my first Princess cruise and we are a family of 4. I have been on several different lines so it was a nice comparison. The entertainment was some of the best I've had from start to finish. Very nice mixture ...
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Sail Date March 2013


mpjp522 avatar

mpjp522

1 Review Written

Disappointed in Princess

Embarkation was smooth but the departure was tough. Many guest had the Novovirus and were quarantined and we were told that there were not enough staff on land to take us through immigration ...so it was delayed ...
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Sail Date March 2013


robare02 avatar

robare02

1 Review Written

Last Princess Cruise

There were good things( movies under the stars, the casino, but they beat me there too. Lot of pools and hot tubs.) and bad parts on this cruise but not enough good to make me cruise on this ship again. Boarding was ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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ravensfan52

1 Review Written

Ruby Princess Eastern Caribbean March 3-10 2013

Background: My husband and I have been married for 15 years, have no kids, and are 41. This is our 7th cruise, 2nd on Princess. We have been on 5 with RCCL and chose Princess for the itinerary since we had not been ...
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Sail Date March 2013


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harrynsally

1 Review Written

First Time With Princess

We went on our very first cruise with Princess Cruise Lines aboard the Ruby Princess during the very first week of the 2013 year. We have cruised with many other cruise lines. We complained the very first night ...
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Sail Date December 2012


peref2 avatar

peref2

3 Reviews Written

As expected or a little better

My wife and I decided to take our 10th Princess cruise the week before Christmas. We had been on the Ruby before (her 6th time leaving the dock in 2008) That cruise on this ship was good but a little ragged as it ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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Ocean Skimmer

1 Review Written

A Movable Feast

The Eighth Wonder of the World -- Princess Cruise Lines! My family recently completed a Christmas cruise from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, December 23-30 2012. The highly professional staff kept the vessel shipshape ...
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Sail Date December 2012


jaynak avatar

jaynak

11 Reviews Written

24 Helpful Votes

A Magical Ruby Christmas Cruise 2012

Would we do it again? Absolutely without hesitation, YES!! All the nightmares we had heard about Christmas cruising proved completely false for us. In fact, it was a dream come true. This was our third ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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Spa Cruisers

1 Review Written

Disappointing

On-board customer service was lacking on this ship during this cruise. There were many staff members that were excellent, but it did not run throughout the entire staff. Specific examples were: *Hospitality ...
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Sail Date December 2012


Grumpy69 avatar

Grumpy69

1 Review Written

Ruby Princess is a Gem...

To start I want to state we enjoyed this vacation on the Ruby Princess and the points listed below although frustrating at times did not affect our overall enjoyment of this sailing. Embarkation in Fort ...
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Sail Date December 2012


BJzink avatar

BJzink

9 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Family Reunion Cruise

Embarkation was pretty ragged, not all Princess' fault - they had to do a in-depth cleaning of the ship due to some ill passengers on the previous cruise. We did know about this via an email sent to us 3 days ...
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Sail Date October 2012


Ruby Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment4.53.7
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.53.9
Family5.03.8
Enrichment4.03.5
Service5.04.1
Value For Money5.03.8
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