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Sydney (Australia) to the South Pacific Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 14 Sydney (Australia) to the South Pacific Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews


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

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CobraJet
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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 cruise recognized that I may have to put up with a series of rather bland and uninteresting do at most land-side restaurants. This was definitely not the case. I had meal after meal ...
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Hi CobraJet, we're glad that you had a great time on your Emerald Princess voyage! We love your feedback on your custom meals and appreciate you sharing with the Cruise Critic community. We...

Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Princess Cruises Is Not What It Used To Be

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Travel For Two
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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 voyages (1) Southampton to Sydney and (2) Sydney to Los Angeles; we experienced sarcasm from the Passenger Service Manager, non responsive reply from other officers about issues during ...
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Hi Travel for Two, we are sorry to hear about your disappointing experience onboard Emerald Princess. Our team greatly values its loyal Elite members like yourself, and we strive to provide...

Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Interior


29 Day South Pacific cruise

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Karsue
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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 was our 30th cruise, 21 with PCL). The entertainment was so-so. The singers and dancers were great as always as were a few of the shows, but there were several that were awful. With a ...
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Response from TaylorW, Social Team, Princess Cruises

Hi Karsue, thank you for the great feedback regarding your recent Emerald Princess voyage. We truly appreciate your continued loyalty, and will continue to strive for new and innovative ways...

Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony


Good Itinerary - Entertainment Lacking

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tmclaxt
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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 free gratuities. The free gratuities on a 29-day cruise was the deal clincher. This was our 10th cruise on the Emerald but our first in an interior cabin. We found the onboard ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Interior


Left a bad taste in your mouth

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Sadiesue94
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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 from the top! Clean up the workers attitude Please! Food was horrible, unless you wanted to pay more for dinning. Entertainment was almost none. Unless you want to do trivia 3 ...
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Sail Date: April 2017


Disappointing

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AScotsman
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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, lackluster shows, average food, passageways that lead nowhere, average service, poor communication, a captain's noon message that is factual but without enthusiasm in the voice, then this ...
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Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Interior


Living the dream

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angie.coventry
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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 hotel, reasonable priced and the location was perfect. We arrived earlier in Sydney as we wanted to do the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb. The weather was perfect for our climb, was ...
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Hi angie.coventry, congratulations to you both on your 30th anniversary! We're honored that you chose to celebrate with Princess. We hope to welcome you onboard again soon!...

Sail Date: March 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony

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Emerald Princess New Zealand Dec 2016: Poor overall, service, food, coms........

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Fitzysue
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We are 2 women. I am in my late fifties, my travelling companion in her seventies. Originally my parents (also in their seventies) were to join us for the cruise in the adjacent mini-suite, but had to cancel at the last minute due to an urgent health issue. This has no bearing on my review of this particular cruise. My companion had never cruised or left Australia before. I am an experienced ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


friendly ship

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cocktail hour
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Two of us cruised to Fiji and the south pacific,Both ladies near sixty and full of life.We had a great time.The Emerald Princess was decorated for Christmas and beautiful and very clean.We had fixed dining, the food was fantastic,our waiters couldnt do enough for us,remembering what we drank each night and giving my friend extra prawns.The staff all over the ship were amazing,nothing was a bother ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony


Third Cruise on the Emerald Princess

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Findmeifyoucan
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We choose this cruise basically as a form of rehab for husband who had a major accident during the year. The gymnasium is first class with the equipment being very well maintained with plenty of variety - that coupled with swimming everyday in one of the pools contributed immensely to his recovery. For me it was excellent to get away from cooking and all the evening meals eaten at traditional ...
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Sail Date: November 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony


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