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Emerald Princess Cruise Review to U.S. - Pacific, Northwest

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 22

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
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Emerald Princess

New Zealand South Island

Sail date: January 10, 2017

Ship: Emerald Princess

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: P328

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

We especially enjoyed  New Zealand! The scenery unbelievable. The land tour done by Denise was great. What a great, caring hostess! We had been on this particular ship before so knew what to expect except to find a bunch of "tweens " on board for Holiday. Lots of kids!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Maybe too many times on the same ship but food was so-so as far as appeal .

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
We are not ready for rockers. Activities seemed to be geared that way


1 out of 5
Sub par entertainment this go round. Music WAY to LOUD! Not Party Poopers just TOO LOUD

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
With poor weather for 3 days kids had nothing to do!

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Cabin steward did his job. Kept cabin clean. Crawling into bed because of night stand was a pain

Ship tip

Be careful when selecting dates to avoid "Holidays"

Ports of call

Sydney, Australia

5 out of 5

Cruise Fjordland National Park

5 out of 5

Port Chalmers (Dunedin), New Zealand

5 out of 5

Akaroa, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Picton, New Zealand

5 out of 5

Wellington, New Zealand

5 out of 5
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