fantastic emerald princess cruise around cape horn & straits of magellan

Emerald Princess Cruise Review to South America

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
Emerald Princess

30 Night Andes & Cape Horn Grand Adventure (Buenos Aires To Los Angeles)

Sail date: February 28, 2018

Ship: Emerald Princess

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: E414

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

overall had a wonderful trip, but 30 days was too long and with too many sea days

Embarkation

5 out of 5
no queue as we embarked after 4pm

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
ambiance was good and silver service everyday. only on 2 days did i not like the food. it’s not to my liking, not the food.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
did not use these facilities except 1 day at gym. equipment was of high grade.

Photo Gallery

3 out of 5

disappointed that photos taken at dining table all have shadows around our faces.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
very entertaining

Princess Theater

4 out of 5

love the shows but why same program for the next sector.? should not be the same as we have already enjoyed the 1st 14 days and seeing a repeat is no longer exciting

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
5 star as all staff are very curteous

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
yes, but only the windows are very dirty, cabin and buffet restaurant. i was disappointed when couldn’t take photos of glaciers as all photos came out streaky.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
happy with above, except with noise from the staff opening the metal gates in open deck area below our cabin at 5 am in the morning. the clanking wakes me up when i still want to slee. i complained 2 days before disembark, should have earlier and it was dealt with.

Ship tip

if something is wrong, bring up to service desk immediately. participate in activities as much as possible, otherwise it’s quite dull.

Ports of call

Buenos Aires, Argentina

4 out of 5
own arrangement

Montevideo, Uruguay

4 out of 5
own arrangement own

Puerto Madryn, Argentina

4 out of 5
own arrangement interesting

Port Stanley, Falkland Islands

4 out of 5
interesting but things are very expensive in pounds. stayed around in port area on walking only

Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina

4 out of 5

Punta Arenas, Chile

4 out of 5

Puerto Montt, Chile

4 out of 5

San Antonio, Chile

4 out of 5

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
took a very long time to pass customs n border security
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