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Venice Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews

Princess
Emerald Princess
Destination
Venice

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25 Venice Princess Emerald Princess Cruise Reviews


diane avatar

diane

9 Reviews Written

Great introduction to cruising

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I travelled with three friends. All of us are independently-minded and two of us suffer from ill-health and needed to take things slowly. This formed the basis for some of our choices. We travelled to Venice ...
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Sail Date July 2008


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Woobstr112G

14 Reviews Written

28 Helpful Votes

Med T/A Emerald Cruise

DW and I are in our 50's. This was our 8th cruise but our first on princess. I booked the cruise and airfare via princess. I also paid extra for the business class upgrade. It was expensive, but well worth ...
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Sail Date October 2008


Sunviking avatar

Sunviking

5 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Wonderful TransAtlantic

Emerald Princess 10/03/08 TransAtlantic We did basically the same cruise last year and liked it so much we sailed it again this year. We spent 2 nights pre-cruise at the Hotel Al Ponte Antico on the Grand ...
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Sail Date October 2008


traveling1969 avatar

traveling1969

4 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mediterranean Magic

We are in our 50's and this cruise was our 39th anniversary gift to ourselves. This was our 16th cruise overall but our first transatlantic. Cut to the chase...it was our best cruise ever! We booked our Delta ...
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Sail Date October 2008


barante avatar

barante

3 Reviews Written

A great bargain package

This was our eighth cruise, the first one on Princess. We had a Baja balcony cabin, which we liked a lot. Calm seas and warm temps enabled us to use it more than any previous balcony. We paid $2,000 pp for the ...
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Sail Date October 2008


Prentice avatar

Prentice

2 Reviews Written

Beautiful Emerald

We had a very enjoyable cruise on Legend of the Seas last year , so this year we joined daughter and family ( 3 children ages 6, 4 & 2.)on this cruise on the Emerald. The views in this report relate to my wife ...
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Sail Date August 2008


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ylmama

1 Review Written

The Best Ever!

Just back from a wonderful vacation and now trying to deal with jet lag, laundry, and the accumulation of dust while gone. Our family of four (two sons age 14 and 15) flew from Los Angeles to Venice three days in ...
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Sail Date August 2008


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chipmaster

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Grand Europe Cruise!

Find here a review of our just completed Mediterranean Cruise on the Emerald Princess. It was a 12 day 10 port affair starting in Venice, visiting Piraeus / Athens, Kusadasi / Ephesus, Istanbul, Mykonos, Naples, ...
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Sail Date August 2008


arabels avatar

arabels

1 Review Written

Just returned off Emerald!

Arrived in Venice, transfer was smooth, however embarked on deck 4 - when we've been before there has always been huge welcome on Piazza/Plaza deck.Disappointing. Ship was appealing and as has been previously said ...
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Sail Date August 2008


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travlin2

5 Reviews Written

As Expected - Excellent and Well Done!

This was our 11th cruise (many, but not all with Princess)and we feel one of our very best. We chose to stay 3 days in Venice prior to our embarkation, but made our own reservations rather than Princess' ...
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Sail Date July 2008


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Sunviking

5 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess - Trans-Atlantic

This is my review of our 10/08/07 sailing on the Emerald Princess from Venice to Ft. Lauderdale. We flew to Venice 2 days early via air that we arranged ourselves using FF miles. We were unable to get a non-stop ...
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Sail Date October 2007


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micki69

2 Reviews Written

Emerald Princess - Trans-Atlantic

This was my wife and my first Transatlantic. This was our 12th Cruise, first on Princess the others RCCL, Carnival, Holland America. Both in our 50's. Pre Cruise: Flew from Miami to Rome for 2 days prior to ...
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Sail Date October 2007


KIF avatar

KIF

1 Review Written

Trip of a lifetime

The Emerald Princess was our second cruise and first time on Princess. We enjoyed every aspect of our trip. With this review I hope to help others with a few tips. Our trip started in Venice with no connection with ...
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Sail Date June 2008


Thombtc avatar

Thombtc

4 Reviews Written

Medical Staff Was Great

My husband and I took the 12 day Grand Mediterranean cruise on the Emerald Princess leaving from Venice on June 29th. It is a gorgeous ship and the entertainment was the best we've ever seen on any cruise yet. A ...
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Sail Date June 2008


the taxman avatar

the taxman

1 Review Written

Emerald Princess - Eastern Mediterranean

This site was invaluable to me in planning our cruise... I hope some of you can benefit from my thoughts on the entire trip we just returned from. It should be said that this is our second cruise, and we don't have ...
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Sail Date September 2007


Mrs2cats avatar

Mrs2cats

1 Review Written

Emerald Princess - Eastern Mediterranean

We were met at Venice airport and shown to our coach then taken to the Pier. Queues moved quite smoothly and told to sit and wait for embarkation which took about 1 1/2 hours. Eventually our numbers were called and ...
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Sail Date September 2007


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ILOVEKRISTA

1 Review Written

Emerald, You Are Our Princess!

Let me give u a little back ground on our selves, we are in our early 30's and have never cruised before but have travelled abroad twice before. We thought we would finally try a cruise but like everyone else, we ...
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Sail Date May 2008


ely avatar

ely

1 Review Written

No rating

Almost Queen

Overall my family of 4 had a great time. The ship is absolutely beautiful and very clean. Embarkation/disembarkation were very easy and the cashless system within the ship very convenient. The automatic $10.50 tip ...
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Sail Date June 2008


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MagnoliaBlossom

11 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

12 Days Venice to Barcelona Cruise with Emerald Princess

My voyage on the Emerald Princess was my sixth cruise, my past history consisting of trips on Carnival's Imagination, Paradise, Triumph, and Glory as well as the Emerald's sister ship the Crown Princess. While my ...
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Sail Date November 2007


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vfrifr

1 Review Written

Emerald Princess - Eastern Mediterranean

This is my first review. We have been on four other cruises including Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, and MSC. Forgive my blunt and concise nature, but I read USA Today. Our cruise was from Venice to Rome aboard ...
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Sail Date April 2007


lbkjj avatar

lbkjj

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Emerald Princess - Eastern Mediterranean

We booked the second voyage of the Emerald Princess with the cruise line only several weeks before departure. We have taken over 20 cruises but this was only our second cruise on Princess. Bottom line is we LOVED ...
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Sail Date May 2007


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nightlover

1 Review Written

Emerald Princess - Trans-Atlantic

The Emerald Princess was definitely designed for the needs and wants of Americans.  It also had what I would call an age itinerary for this length of cruise 18 days.If you were under the age of 50 this cruise would ...
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Sail Date October 2007


first time avatar

first time

1 Review Written

Emerald Princess - Eastern Mediterranean

This was our first cruise and first time in Europe. We traveled with another couple, celebrating our 25th anniversary and his 50th birthday. We were very impressed by the Emerald Princess. It was so clean and new. ...
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Sail Date July 2007


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cassandra44

12 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Emerald Princess - Western Mediterranean

Having sailed on much smaller ships, we were apprehensive about our cruise on this very large one, but I must say that with few exceptions, our fears were unfounded. The length of the passageways (which seemed to ...
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Sail Date September 2007


Portie avatar

Portie

1 Review Written

Emerald Princess - Eastern Mediterranean

We were on our second cruise, starting in Venice and travelling around the Greek isles, mainly. I'll start with the conclusion for those who don't want to read what ended up being a lengthy one: The conclusion A ...
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Sail Date August 2007


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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