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Sydney (Australia) Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews

Princess
Emerald Princess
Destination
Sydney (Australia)

Traveler rating

Excellent

20

Very Good

28

Average

17

Poor

11

Cruise type

76 Sydney (Australia) Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews


TheBlooferLady avatar

TheBlooferLady

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Cyclone followed us to New Zealand

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Apologies for the delay in writing this review. We cruised as a family of 4, myself and husband, mid 40s and two children, an 11yo and 15yo. We chose and booked this cruise about 1.5 years before sailing, as ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Travel For Two

4 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Princess Cruises Is Not What It Used To Be

My family has been using Princess over two decades and have seen the quality go up and down..... and now it is definitely on the way down again. Let me explain: We, In the last year, took two Emerald Princess ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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CobraJet

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Everything was Exceptionally Good or Great; Much, Much Better Than Anticipated

First, and foremost, I must complement the head waiter that I selected for this cruise, the chef and the kitchen staff. I have a significant number of dietary restrictions and therefore when we decided to take this ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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gregrenet

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Truely a disappointment considering the cost

My wife and I boarded the ship in Sydney on 12 April 2017 and stayed on board for 39 nights doing a back to back to back and disembarking in Vancouver, BC after doing the Alaskan inside passage. Where to start ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Sadiesue94

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Left a bad taste in your mouth

Worst cruise I have ever been on..!! Seriously could not wait to get off ship! Rude workers, rolling eyes at people and talking ..not doing their job. Will not cruise Princess again! The way I see this it comes ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Karsue

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

29 Day South Pacific cruise

The staff was wonderful as always and the weather was very good. There were a few days that we had moderate seas (12 ft). I noticed that the food was not quite as good as previous cruises, but still very good (this ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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tmclaxt

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Good Itinerary - Entertainment Lacking

We had never been to Australia or the South Pacific. We were sailing on a repositioning cruise on the Emerald in 2015 when Princess had a promotion of a free room upgrade (within class), free specialty dining, and ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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cfuentesm

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Could have been much better

Had to take this cruise because it was the last one doing New Zealand. The ship does not feel renovated nor new. Needs maintenance. Staff was friendly, mostly. But the excursion staff are not prepared to deal with ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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dras2

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Sydney to New Zealand East Coast

For us to go to Sydney Austrailia and sail New Zeland was a trip of a life time.  We went 1/2 way around the world.   While Princess has no control over who sails with them there is a demographic of people who ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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jackieak

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

13 night cruising to New Zealand from Sydney

We chose to fly to Sydney from Melbourne the day before embarkation so we wouldn't be rushed and would begin our holiday in a relaxed way. We stayed at the Grace Hotel which we really enjoyed and met our daughter ...
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Sail Date March 2017


Oriananz avatar

Oriananz

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Stabilizer noise in stateroom Plaza 325 Emerald Princess

As always we enjoy planning for our holidays on board Princess Cruises. We've been cruising for around 20 years. This year we decided to do back to back cruises from Sydney. Staff, food and entertainment were ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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peterjohnwormald

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointing

This was our first cruise and we were surprised at the number of extremely elderly people on board who were are danger to themselves and other people. Many walkers, wheelchairs and motorised wheelchairs. One elderly ...
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Sail Date March 2017


cboyle avatar

cboyle

36 Reviews Written

118 Helpful Votes

The Far Side Of The World, Part 1: New Caledonia & Vanuatu (Pre-Cruise Adelaide)

This review includes information on both our March 7, 2017, New Caledonia & Vanuatu cruise and on our 4-night pre-cruise stay in Adelaide, Australia. The cruise portion of this trip gave us the opportunity to visit ...
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Sail Date March 2017


tbose55 avatar

tbose55

1 Review Written

Very nice ship but food not so good

This was a once in a life time cruise for us. A chance to see 2 very far away countries, Australia and New Zealand. The ship and crew were very good. Embarkation and debarkation process were very timely and ran ...
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Sail Date March 2017


not coming back avatar

not coming back

1 Review Written

Very Disappointed

already had completed two cruises on the sun princess and wanted to expierence a different ship,was very dissapointed with emerald princess in our opinion the sun princess expierence was a lot better,the layout of ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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AlbyofCraigmore

1 Review Written

NZ Cruise. Mar 18-31 2017

Our second NZ cruise. One different port ,Picton. Enjoyed onboard activities, did our own thing for tours, found most onboard offered tours too expensive. Food was excellent, we dined any time, buffet and dining ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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suesinger

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

New Zealand cruise

Great ports. Princess tours were much better than usual. We also used Shore Tours for most of our private tours. Nigel coordinated tours in 5 ports. Highly recommend the company. Food on cruise was odd. ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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wello

5 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess to South Pacific.

Good cruise, ship of high quality appointments, entertainment good, weather a bit average, food good, service ok. Did this cruiser at a special price, half price deal, to celebrate Wedding anaversary, have been to ...
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Sail Date March 2017


Gaeley avatar

Gaeley

1 Review Written

Very Enjoyable Cruise to New Caledonia and Vanuatu

Wanted to cruise from Australia and had never visited these areas. Started our holiday with two nights in Sydney at the Phillip Street Travelodge. Excellent location and easy to get to Cruise Port. We have ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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mgwilson

1 Review Written

Pleasant but could be improved.

"Whilst the Emerald Princess is a beautiful ship, the ladies and myself in our party preferred the Voyager of the Sea we experienced last year.This year I had booked twin beds in our Stateroom but there was a double ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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angie.coventry

3 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Living the dream

This was our 30th Wedding Anniversary and our first without our kids in tow. Leaving our kids and daily world behind we embarked on our journey. We stayed two nights in Sydney at The Grace Hotel which was a lovely ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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DaisyandDexter

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Family Holiday

We chose this cruise because it was during school holidays and the departure from Sydney was easy for us. Last January we cruised with Princess out of Singapore and enjoyed it so much decided to go again. The 11 ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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AScotsman

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing

I normally travel by another cruise line but I thought this year, I would try something different. BIG MISTAKE. Unless all you want is to mix with an elderly clientele, with absolutely no atmosphere on board, ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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madfisher

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

11 Day Cruise to Vanuatu on Emerald Princess from Sydney

I chose this cruise because I had not been to the north of Vanuatu befor. The ship appealed to me due to size and layout. As soon as you board the feeling of being welcome was there. The atmosphere was so warm ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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eggshellblonde

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

An Excellent Cruise Spoilt by Very Average Food and Entertainment

My wife and I had wanted to do a cruise around both the North and South Islands of New Zealand for a number of years. The only cruise line that was available in November 2016 for this holiday cruise was the ...
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Sail Date November 2016


Emerald Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.53.8
Entertainment4.03.5
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family4.03.6
Enrichment4.03.4
Service4.04.2
Value For Money4.53.7
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