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Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

Princess
Ruby Princess
Eastern Mediterranean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

72

Very Good

21

Average

6

Poor

4

Terrible

1

Cruise type

Family Cruises

106

Gay & Lesbian Cruises

106

Romantic Cruises

106

Singles Cruises

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Cruises for the Disabled

106

106 Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean


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shardock

5 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise - Lovely Ship

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This was a great cruise with a great itinerary. Nine ports in 11 days with 2 sea days; one here, one there. The Ruby Princess embarked from Rome (Civitavecchia) to Naples, Italy; Santorini, Greece; Kusadasi ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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mrpepperdine

1 Review Written

No rating

Great Mediterranean Cruise

General insight I am late 30's, my spouse is mid 40's. This outing was to praise our 15 year celebration and it was our first time to Europe. The #1 recommendation I would provide for anybody on an outing like this ...
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Sail Date March 2014


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Fess n Alby

1 Review Written

No rating

Rome to Venice - Greek Isles

This was the 2nd half of our biggest holiday ever! We had been on a land based tour of France - Spain and landed in Rome, Italy to join the most wonderful cruise ever! Yes it was only our2nd cruise ever (there was ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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Chedgie

1 Review Written

A Busy Cruise itinerary

Ruby Princess is a beautiful ship and the Sail Away from Venice was magic. We had a balcony cabin r626 on deck 14. No noise either late at night, early morning or during the day from the public deck above - Horizon. ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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Aussievicki

1 Review Written

An amazing holiday

We caught a water taxi to the ship door to door from our Venice Hotel to the port where we were met by Princess staff. Embarkation was easy and we settled into our room prior to having some lunch in the buffet. We ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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Prince Lithdude

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Rome to Venice (via lots of ancient ruins)

Just returned after 12 days in the Med on board the Ruby Princess, it is my second time with this line after doing the Panama relocation on the Sea Princess. I read the reviews about the Ruby and I did have concerns ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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Anthillers

2 Reviews Written

Ruby Princess eastern Mediterrean October 2013

Despite being fully booked with 3000 passengers there was no time We ever felt crowded or had to wait an excessive time. The ship seems to have the right balance between space and passengers in the lounges and ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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fluffy1951

1 Review Written

Review of Ruby 24 Oct to 5 Nov - Eastern Med

Well-trained and consistently-trained staff. Unfailingly (apparently) happy in their work and with good people skills.  Good sense of humour (necessary to rebuff the complaints about the food). Relentless up ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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jhunter8

1 Review Written

dissappointing food, excellent entertainment.

We went on the Ruby Princess a few weeks ago, The ship has some good features which were different from other ships such as the Cinema under the stars. The entertainment was excellent with top quality shows and a ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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Mrs. Reality Check

1 Review Written

Mixed feelings!

This was our third Princess Cruise, but the first once since they were bought by Carnival. We felt that there was a decline. The food was more like Home Town Buffet. During our other cruises the food was high ...
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Sail Date October 2013


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justpack

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Trip of a Lifetime

We sailed on the Ruby Sept.18-Oct.5, 2013...Venice to Rome. We are experienced cruisers, having sailed on several cruise lines, to many ports of call but this was our first trip to Europe. The Ruby is a beautiful ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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kafftaff

1 Review Written

Very Disappointed

I have travelled on many ships in my life and was looking forward to our 12 day Mediterranean cruise with Princess, having previously travelled with Costa, Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Cunard and P & O and thoroughly ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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funcruzer1

11 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Rome to Venice on the Ruby Princess

We last cruised with Princess in 2009 with subsequent cruises on Holland America and Celebrity. After a wonderful cruise on the Ruby we definitely will be back to Princess in the future. Of course, we have been on ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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newmanzoe

1 Review Written

Eastern Med 14 NIghts Septemeber 21 - October 5 2013

My wife and I are experiences cruisers with thirteen ocean cruises and two river cruises in the past. We have sailed with RC, Celebrity, Norwegian, Carnival, and Princess previously. Our only previous experience ...
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Sail Date September 2013


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cocomoe18

1 Review Written

Perfect Greek Holiday!

We had always travelled "by land" in Europe so this was a huge change for us. We thought this would be the best way to see Greece and it really was. We were delighted with our perfect cabin and wonderful stewart ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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HazeGray

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

GREAT CRUISE, VERY NICE SHIP

We sailed the Ruby Princess from Venice to Rome on the 12 Day Greek Isles on 4 August. This was our 13th cruise and the first on Princess. We were very pleased overall with the ship, crew and dining. We flew in a ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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cruzinfromnowon

9 Reviews Written

57 Helpful Votes

Ruby Princess Eastern Med/Greek Isles - August 2013

BACKGROUND We are a family of 4 (2 parents around 50, 2 kids 17 and 21) and this was our 4th cruise (previous cruises were in Alaska and twice in the Eastern Caribbean). All three prior cruises had been with Royal ...
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Sail Date August 2013


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Morton Salt

7 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Royal treatment onboard Princess Ruby !

Family of 3 generations, age 13 to 90 years old, boarded Princess Ruby at Civitavecchia outside Rome on June 29 for a 13 days/12 nights port-intensive vacation. Embarkation and disembarkation were relatively smooth ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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steilkurve

4 Reviews Written

Eastern Med on Ruby Princess

We sailed Ruby Princess on her Mediterranean itinerary in July 2013, a 12-night voyage from Venice to Rome with stops in Croatia, Greece, Turkey and Italy. Our party consisted of us, two parents in our early forties ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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neilrr

21 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Trip of A Lifetime

My partner and I are on our 26th and 25th cruise respectively and had previously sailed on the Ruby Princess three times, all in the Caribbean. When we saw her itinerary for the summer, we started planning our ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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rodders007

1 Review Written

Ruby Princess Excellent - well almost

My wife and I have just returned from our first real cruise (did a 5 day out of Florida previously). PROS: The staff excelent nothing was too much trouble and all well trained, The facilities, food etc all ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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lamiral

1 Review Written

A VERY DREAM

Second experience with a meditteranean cruise, and with Princess a much nicer one: Soft embarkation, and the best disembarkation I ever experienced! A nice ship, with nice service, few noise, few announcments and ...
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Sail Date July 2013


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Med_Cruiser2013

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ruby Princess- Med- June 2013

Accommodation- We had a lovely balcony room on the 14th Floor- R620- this spacious room had more than adequate storage space for suitcases under the bed and a huge walk in wardrobe area with plenty of hanging space ...
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Sail Date June 2013


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vicb

4 Reviews Written

First Time On Princess, An Enjoyable Time

This was our first cruise on Princess. We started cruising with Royal Carribean (RCL) and then switched to Celebrity. Neither offered a Med itinerary we wanted. This Princess cruise did so we decided to try them ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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Adrenaline613

2 Reviews Written

Great first Cruise

This was my first cruise - Ruby Princess. My father treated us to a cruise for his wedding. This was definitely the way to be initiated into cruising. Transfers. As there were 8 of us converging all from ...
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Sail Date August 2012


Ruby Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment4.53.7
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.53.9
Family5.03.8
Enrichment4.03.5
Service5.04.1
Value For Money5.03.8
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