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Princess Santiago (Valparaiso) Cruise Reviews

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crew not friendly

Review for Royal Princess to South America

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ladygator43

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Ports of call interesting.We havd never been to these countries on the Pacific side of South America.. Going this tome of year we expected, and received waem weather. Having sailed with Princess several times, with very positive results, we picked this itinerary. Being familiar with the Royal Princess, having sailed with her before, and having been told that she was refitted with new ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


First and last time on Princess

Review for Emerald Princess to South America

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F150Chief

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We took this cruise because of the itinerary to Hawaii. Embarkation/ Disembarkation: Getting on was very easy and orderly due to the schedule given before hand. Did the self-disembarkation. Very good and no crowds. For those not sure about disembarkation: If taking the scheduled disembarkation, luggage must be out in the hallway at suppertime the night prior. Everyone must be out of their ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Enjoyed Cruise

Review for Emerald Princess to South America

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ps48

10+ Cruises

Age 80s

Chose the cruise for the interesting ports that the ship visited. Cabin (suite) was very nice although the couch was a little worn. Ate in the Horizon Buffet which worked out well-took less time and allowed us to do more activities at night. Had a couple of nice dinners in the Crown Grill to celebrate anniversary and birthday occasions. Would have liked to see more educational lectures on the sea ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite with Balcony


Started from santiago and this less interesting.

Review for Emerald Princess to South America

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suramom

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

we wanted to see south America, where we'd never been. From Santiago, not so much of interest near the coast, but all ports were good. Very dry desert. Lots of poor people everywhere. Some things I wanted to see over 2 hours from port, so not worth it for old people. found the guides everywhere were outstanding. The ship was very nice and well laid out. It had lots of sea days, so they were ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Ok value for money

Review for Emerald Princess to South America

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oldmountie

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Chose cruise for route and timing availability. Food was acceptable, bar staff good. Some dining room staff were rather surly and acting as if they were near the end of their contract and had no intention in renewing their contract. Had the same annoying art auctions as Carnival. Pushing notion that if you were savvy enough to buy their art onboard, it would enhance your image as being a ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


Carnival Trying to Make All Cruise Lines the Same?

Review for Emerald Princess to South America

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OkayApril

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Never again! Have sailed many times with Holland America, and also with Cunard and Viking. First time with Princess - and this will be the last time, also. Many Princess cruisers said this was not like previous cruises - much worse - and think it may be Carnival Corporation's doing. Terribly disorganized ship, inedible (literally inedible!) food served in dining room, staff bickering ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


Cruise was to get us close to home, itinerary from Santiago was good.

Review for Emerald Princess to South America

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cat56

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

The activity staff was great on the ship with Trivia and games 2 times a day. The ship did not have enough interesting enrichment sessions except for fellow passengers who did the bike ride from northern Alaska to bottom of South America. Their presentation was amazing! The food on the cruise was just ok with dinners taking over 2 hours due to delays in the kitchen. We did enjoy the ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


Enjoyed the cruise but the food on the ship was very uneven

Review for Emerald Princess to South America

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mindymass

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We enjoyed the itinerary and had a good time. But, as usual with Princess, the food varied widely from excellent to terrible. The first week, the food in the main dining room was really high quality. Then it went downhill during the second week. The food in the buffet was consistently poor throughout, by the way. Can't recommend eating there unless you're in a rush. Princess needs to get some ...
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Sail Date: March 2018


Wonderful everything except shore excursions in Chile and Mexico

Review for Emerald Princess to South America

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geologistgene

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Almost everything was wonderful on this cruise. Great ship, well maintained, easy embarkation, good food taste and selection, great balcony cabin layout and ship layout as on all Grand Class Princess ships. Shore excursions could have been better. I love Chile and Peru and have been there several times. The shore excursions in Chile were not thought out very well and overall were very ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


Amazing in medical crisis

Review for Emerald Princess to South America

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Conxavai

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

It’s not what you want to think about. But it is really important. Our 10 year old developed acute appendicitis in Nicuragua ( of all places ) the onboard medics did an amazing job and assisted us in getting our sick child to a hospital where she had surgery that night Their quick thinking and ability to make decesions quickly meant our doctor was diagnosed disembarked and taken to hospital ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Traveled with children


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