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Ruby Princess

105 reviews
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Common Areas (1,767)
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Passengers: 3,080   |   Crew: 1,200
Passengers to crew: 2.57:1
Passengers to space: 37:1
Launched: 2008   


  • Deck 4
  • Deck 5
  • Deck 6
  • Deck 7
  • Deck 8
  • Deck 9
Additional decks
Deck 4 layout
Medical Center


Cabin size: 233 - 285 sq. ft.
Connected rooms: 95
Accessible rooms: 16
Maximum passengers: 4
Number of cabins: 682
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Tourist755780 wrote a review Jul 2020
9 contributions5 helpful votes
Not enough seats and tables to allow guests to dine. Staff stood watching us struggle for a place at every meal. Restaurants always fully pre-booked. IF YOU ARE DISABLED, FORGET IT BECAUSE THE STAFF WILL NOT HELP YOU. Cleaning staff were very efficient. The ship wants to sell you things no-one is interested in. The trips are very short e.g day trip to Bondi lasted 1 hour 30 minutes. A total rip-off and put me off cruising for life. NEVER AGAIN!
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Liketachat wrote a review Mar 2020
Hervey Bay, Australia43 contributions7 helpful votes
We flew to Seattle and had 3 wonderful days exploring then joined Ruby Princess for a 7 nights cruise Seattle to Vancouver via Alaska inside passage. We stayed on in the same cabin and enjoyed 31 nights back to Sydney. This was our 23rd Princess Cruise and we just love them. The staff are who make your journey and if you take the time to get to know them they are very interesting to talk to as they have travelled the world. Whilst the food becomes a little repetitive there is always something somewhere on the ship for you to enjoy. It may be the dining room, buffet, pizza, burgers and fries. It was our first time on Ruby Princess and she is large and well fitted. All the Princess ships are similar in decor. The entertainment was great until Hawaii and then it went down hill. We can't wait for our next cruise. If you are new to cruising take a short one to see if it for you. If you love to cruise then I totally recommend Princess. But, be prepared to join a queue now and then, be patient and courteous and remember you are not the only one on holiday and you will have a great time.
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Juliette D wrote a review Mar 2020
Foxton Beach, null, New Zealand194 contributions46 helpful votes
This was a cruise over New Years and had a nice festive air to it. The crew were really fantastic and the food was top notch. We missed a couple of ports due to weather but we were kept informed and people were happy with the decisions made.
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Hilary Cherry M wrote a review Mar 2020
Huddersfield, United Kingdom35 contributions19 helpful votes
Last year on Sea Princess we unfortunately had our cruise curtailed because of a cyclone. Princess cruises were absolutely great in giving on board credit which we were able to use against this cruise. We knew because of age and health and the long flights that we had to arrange it fairly soon. I can't say Ruby Princess would ever be my favourite ship because I prefer the size of Sea Princess, however, we had a great cruise and experience and were able to visit every port on the itinerary. All the meals were acceptable however on a number of evenings the wine we requested wasn't available. A couple of requests about problems in the cabin never were resolved before we left.
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JulieRichardT wrote a review Mar 2020
Bundaberg, Australia96 contributions29 helpful votes
Boarded this cruise in Sydney, three days at sea before our first stop our dining experience in the Botticelli dining room was exceptional our head waiter Claudio, our Waiter Bagus and Assistant waiter SamSak made our dining experience every night absolutely fantastic. We went to the Crown Grill one night again an exceptional meal. We had a balcony cabin on the Riviera deck (14) no complaints what so ever all our needs were met our cabin Steward Angelo made our whole cabin stay very enjoyable. We opted for the drinks package which was reasonable value for money also the wifi package which worked fine for the entire of our cruise. The Medallion class was great the App was that easy to download so simple to navigate. Shore days were adequate and enjoying. This is only our second Princess Cruise and enjoyed the second one as much our first one we will definitely be cruising with Princess again in fact we have already booked one. Thank you Princess for making our Vacation so enjoyable.
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