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Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Transatlantic

Princess
Ruby Princess
Transatlantic
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

25

Very Good

8

Average

4

Poor

2

Cruise type

Family Cruises

40

Gay & Lesbian Cruises

40

Romantic Cruises

40

Singles Cruises

40

Cruises for the Disabled

40

40 Princess Ruby Princess Cruise Reviews for Family Cruises to the Transatlantic


pointpetre avatar

pointpetre

15 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Sweet September Crossing

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Last year my lovely wife and I were on a Transatlantic Crossing that failed, due to weather, to go to Northern Ireland, Iceland, and Greenland. We tried again this year on a cruise that went from England to Bergen, ...
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Sail Date September 2014


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diplomats

7 Reviews Written

47 Helpful Votes

Outstanding itinerary on a fine ship, with some hiccups

Review of August 27- September 22, 2014 Cruise on Ruby Princess This cruise was a back to back including an initial 12 day cruise from Southampton around the British Isles and a subsequent 14 day transatlantic ...
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Sail Date August 2014


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blkrose

1 Review Written

Overall experience was good!

This was my first cruise and my husband 3rd cruise. It was our honeymoon we are in our early 30s and late 30s. We wanted to do something different. The idea of hopping from maderia , rome to pisa to monaco was new ...
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Sail Date April 2012


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cracker555

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not Disappointed

A wonderful two weeks. Boarding was smooth and easy. Cabins were ready immediately upon boarding. We were wondering what we were going to do with all those days at sea, but our days and nights were full. There was ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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jcw0313

1 Review Written

A Wonderful Mediterranean-Trans Atlantic Adventure!

Pre cruise we stayed on the Grand Canal at the Hotel Santa Chiaria in Venice right off of Piazza Roma. This hotel is convenient to the airport bus drop off location (6 Euros per person for the airport bus) and also ...
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Sail Date November 2013


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gogogranny

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sweet & Sour

This was our 20th cruise with Princess. We have had mostly GOOD things to say about all of them. This time we anticipated a relaxing voyage with many good experiences. The seas were calm, the staff were for the most ...
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Sail Date May 2013


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rhy930

1 Review Written

Just OK

I cruised from FLL to Europe April 28 to May 12 in Rome. Ship very attractive. Crew pleasant. Food very disappointing. I love escargot and look forward to it when I cruise. The Ruby served it once and then with ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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Mumsie2u

10 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Transatlantic Fun and Excellence

This transatlantic cruise on the beautiful Ruby Princess was our 6th cruise on Princess, but was our first transatlantic experience. I must say, that after 14 days on the ship I still was not ready to get off. My ...
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Sail Date April 2013


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MacGuffin

7 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Transatlantic AMAZING secret value...

What an amazing experience on the Ruby Princess transatlantic!! My biggest fear was the weather and Atlantic sea conditions. Turned out the ocean was as calm as the Caribbean. Tthe ship was sailing full speed (23 ...
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Sail Date April 2012


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richud424

1 Review Written

Venetian Delight

This was our 8th cruise, 2nd on princess. We arrived in Venice 2 days before the ship sailed, staying in Mestre. The cost of the hotel was a lot less than staying in Venice. It was only 10 minutes to Venice by ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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babyboomertravel

1 Review Written

No rating

Atlantic Crossing

A good cruise experience, we love Atlantic crossings and we loved Venice, Italy. The worst stop was Casablanca; we are too Western in our taste and do not have the adventure spirit to enjoy the stop; Casablanca was ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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READY2CRUZE

1 Review Written

BEAUTIFUL SHIP, GREAT ITINERARY, BAD TOILET

We found the Ruby Princess to be absolutely gorgeous! The Public areas particularly are fabulous. The Itinerary for this trip was great in that the ports visited with one exception were excellent, and since we ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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prof1420

5 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Transatlantic with the Ruby

This was a Mediterranean + Transatlantic cruise -- we started in Venice and ended up at Fort Lauderdale for a total of 19 nights. At the outset of this review we should say that we were very appreciative that ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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Aging Aquarian

1 Review Written

''Our first and last Princess Cruise''

We boarded the Ruby on Oct.09/12 in anticipation of an extra ordinary experience and were rewarded with ''just ordinary.'' Our cabin was not as big as a lot older Celebrity ship we had sailed on a few years earlier. ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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Supplyman

7 Reviews Written

First time Princess Cruise

This was our first cruise on a Princess ship but we have cruised on other lines many times. It is not my intent to compare Princess with other Cruise lines. This trip was from Venice to Ft. Lauderdale, ...
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Sail Date October 2012


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Omega Man

1 Review Written

Someone Kill Me Please!

This was my first and last Transatlantic cruise and my last cruise with Princess... While the ship is beautiful and the crew is the best I have ever seen the overall experience was a nightmare, because... 1) ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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perfection

1 Review Written

First time and Last time on Ruby

Returned on a transatlantic cruise a week ago and did not seem to be on the same ship as the previous cruiser. Had a wonderful but short time in Venice, staying in a boutique hotel on the mainland in Mestre (the ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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JerryinBWB

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Ruby Princess Review a Different Perspective Long

Having received a wealth of valuable info from Cruise Critic, I felt the need to provide my thoughts about the recent Ruby Princess Transatlantic cruise. I realize there have already been several reviews, but hope ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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celem

2 Reviews Written

Small Leaks Sink A Big Ship

My wife and I are just just back from a Ruby Princess Transatlantic cruise Venice, Italy to Fort Lauderdale, Florida - October 19 to November 6, 2011. Our primary motivation for taking this particular cruise was ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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Woobstr112G

14 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Mediterranean Trans Atlantic Part III

DW and I are avid cruisers. This was our fifth cruise in a row on Princess. It was also the third time we did this Western Mediterranean Trans Atlantic itinerary and our first cruise at platinum level. We really ...
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Sail Date October 2011


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nojoke

7 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Excellent Ruby cruise

Several passengers on the May 1 transatlantic voyage, as well as European itineraries, on the Ruby had some very negative things to say.   First of all, let me say that my husband and I don't require a lot of ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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Mimi A

18 Reviews Written

93 Helpful Votes

Princess Cruises not what it used to be

This was our first & last transatlantic cruise. We have sailed previously on Princess to Alaska, the Caribbean & the Amazon and to the E. Med & Caribbean on other lines. We choose a cruise for its itinerary with ...
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Sail Date May 2011


Mimi A avatar

Mimi A

18 Reviews Written

93 Helpful Votes

Princess cruises not what it used to be

This was our first (& last) transatlantic cruise. We have sailed previously to Alaska, the Caribbean & the Amazon with Princess and E. Med & Caribbean on other lines. We choose a cruise for the itinerary with cruise ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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Luvmyrotti

2 Reviews Written

A Transatlantic and Mediterranean Adventure

Pre-cruise:We arrived a day early and stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn in Dania Beach. It was a nice, clean hotel that was easy to access from the airport and an easy trip to the cruise port.Embarkation:We arrived ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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InsideTheCaldera

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

1st Time Ruby, 1st Time CruiseCritic Group Member, 1st TA!

Embarcation time of 5 minutes(!) from our arrival at Port Everglades aboard our Marriotts Springhill Suites free shuttle, thru "Processing" (keep moving please) to the moment we swiped our shiny new Sailing Cards as ...
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Sail Date May 2011


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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