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Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to the Caribbean

Ruby Princess
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22 Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews for First-Time Cruisers Cruises to the Caribbean

runrobrun avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Carpet rolled out for these FIRST time cruisers!


"Oh, you are the Hammann's? You have been upgraded!" OK. I'm not an idiot. I realize that getting upgraded is fairly standard. However, don't we all love to hear that phrase? It put a smile on my wife's face as ...
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Sail Date December 2014

dipseydo avatar


1 Review Written

Ruby Relaxation

Please note this is my first cruise and thanks to all of the previous ruby princess reviews which lead me to select this ship. My fiancé and I traveled on the April 17 Western Caribbean cruise from the frozen ...
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Sail Date April 2014

sammiiix043 avatar


1 Review Written

Our first cruise

My boyfriend and I choose to take our first cruise this March, after researching all the possible cruise lines we choose Princess. Nothing but good things too say about this trip. The food was excellent, between the ...
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Sail Date March 2014

mross0822 avatar


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


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

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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

josiemartinez avatar


7 Reviews Written

35 Helpful Votes

The good, the bad and the Ruby Princess - 03/10 cruise

First time cruising on the Princess line so I decided to go with my friend on their newest ship, the Ruby Princess. This was my lucky 13th cruise. Here are a few of my impressions: Embarkation: Total chaos. ...
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Sail Date March 2013

Horsebum63 avatar


1 Review Written

Great job, Princess!

This was my husband's first ever cruise and my first with Princess. I have cruised many years ago. I only know the if anyone has complaints, it's not for Princess' lack of trying - we have no complaints. Sailed ...
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Sail Date March 2013

Hardy95 avatar


3 Reviews Written

Fabulous First Cruise

We were first time cruisers, so we had nothing to compare it to. We had great overall service. It was nice to be able to dine whenever, even though we had a set dining time in the dining rooms, we could come ...
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Sail Date February 2012

optimisticcanadian avatar


1 Review Written

First Time Cruise was Great!!

This was my wife and I first cruise and it met every expectation that we had. I am not sure what cruise line some of these other people sailed on but if they had complaints, then they probably complain about ...
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Sail Date March 2013

Milko26 avatar


1 Review Written

Excellent Ship with very friendly crew,

Travelled from the UK for our first cruise, Stayed 3 nights in Miami Beach Resort & Spa (See Trip advisor review) before transfer to FL on Sunday Very easy embarkation lots of people to help you first impressions of ...
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Sail Date March 2013

princessgirl56 avatar


1 Review Written

First time on a cruise

My girlfriend strong armed me to cruise with her in January. I suffer with vertigo and was convinced I would be sick the entire time. Every Moring she gave me a motion sickness tablet and away we would go exploring ...
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Sail Date January 2013

Godraeb4 avatar


1 Review Written

1st time cruisers loved the Ruby Princess

Embarkation: Since we've never cruised before, we were unsure how this would go, but we were pleasantly surprised at how smooth this went. We got there before 11a and we would definately do that again. The line was ...
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Sail Date January 2013

jpeace121 avatar


1 Review Written

A Wonderful First Cruise, but Room for Improvement

My wife and I decided to go on our first cruise to celebrate our fifth anniversary, and after lots of research and investigation on the internet, we decided that Princess was the best for us. We are in our 30s, but ...
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Sail Date April 2012

CoolCruiser57 avatar


1 Review Written

For 1st time cruisers (and anyone else too).

When it was time to plan a vacation for our one year anniversary, I knew my wife would want a relaxing beach vacation. But the task of finding one awesome beach resort in the whole Caribbean became daunting. So, I ...
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Sail Date March 2012

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1 Review Written

Had a Wonderful time on the Ruby Princess!

On February 4Th we flew from upstate NY to Ft. Lauderdale, FL and stayed the night at the Ramada Inn which was about 10 minutes from Port Everglades. Our motel provided transportation both to and from our ship at a ...
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Sail Date February 2012

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1 Review Written

No rating

Ruby 11-27-11

This was our first cruise so we didn't know what to expect other than what friends have told us. We had a great time on this cruise. Princess staff does an amazing job on service and making sure your happy. ...
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Sail Date November 2011

TSOCM@704 avatar


1 Review Written

First time cruiser on Ruby Princess

The Ruby Princess is a beautiful ship. However, the boat was rocky at times - The folks I talked to who were experienced cruisers said that the boat rocked more than others they had been on - One gentleman said he ...
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Sail Date November 2011

LarryTsingos avatar


3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Ruby Princess - wonderful first time cruise

My husband and I were the only novice cruisers out of our party of 10 aboard the Ruby Princess in March 2010 cruising the Eastern Caribbean (everyone else in our party had cruised at least four times previously on ...
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Sail Date March 2010

6StringJazzer avatar


1 Review Written

Delightful introduction to cruising

I was traveling with my wife, our son (12) and daughter (15), and my wife's mother. We were met at the airport for our transfer, though the two guides who helped us seemed a little confused about who was going ...
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Sail Date April 2011

mycruz avatar


4 Reviews Written

Spring Break on the Ruby Princess

Our first cruise with three of the grandkids turned out better than I hoped! Here's a little about us, early to mid fifties, my DD and her BF, early 30's along with the grandkids 12, 8 and 6. This will be our 8th ...
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Sail Date March 2011

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1 Review Written

Birthday Present for Sharon

We boarded about 30 minutes before the deadline. By the time we checked in and arrived at our room, our luggage was waiting for me, UNBELIEVABLE. Our room was as described in the literature and was ready for us. Our ...
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Sail Date February 2010

Ruby Princess Ratings

Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.53.9
Value For Money5.03.8
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