Diamond Princess

3.6 out of 5

Overview

Diamond Princess is a large ship, carrying 2670 passengers and 1099 crew, and sails from Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan and Singapore.

Sails from: Kobe (Kyoto), Japan, Osaka, Japan, Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan

Cruises to: Asia & Indian Ocean, South Pacific - Australia, Other (Asia/Africa/Middle East)

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5 out of 5

Excellent by MinhhanhNguyen

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Couple

My favorite part of this cruise are visit Kobe city,Okinawa city of Japan,visit Kaohsiung and Taipei of Taiwan. I and my wife very happy with this trip.We will recommend this trip ( 16 night Ryukyu Islands-Kyushu and Taiwan) to my friend.

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4 out of 5

SE Asia overview by jmayfield1811

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We enjoyed this cruise and would recommend it.  The ports were very interesting.

We sailed on the Diamond Princess a year ago but we felt the condition of the ship was not as good this time.  The ship was going into dry dock for a facelift a couple weeks after we sailed so we surmised that our timing was bad.

The only thing we did not like was the description of this as a 12 day cruise.  It was not.  It was a seven day cruise followed by a five day cruise.  Apparently, Princess combines shorter cruises in SE Asia to create longer cruises.  This results in a bit of confusion as other people on the ship are not doing the same cruise as you and quite a few onboard activities are repeated for the people who came on board after the first week.   Not optimal.

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5 out of 5

Exploring the Far East by vivabeans

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Couple

the different ports, the choice of restaurants on the excursions, the guides mastering the english language, not too happy with length of shopping time in all the excursions! wish there was more time allocated for shopping.

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3 out of 5

Princess is not as good that was few years ago, especially in Asia by OCM

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Sail Date: / Traveled As: Large Group

Ck before you book, specially if book a mini suite with a tub that is not proper, and Japanese toilet sear extremely uncomfortable. Also not much help on board, the ship dock in all commercial ports with nothing around, but dinning service was very good, the PIZZA was the best at sea.

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2 out of 5

First Southeast Asia Cruise by jamesr01

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Good itinerary to witness SE Asia in a short period. Crew seemed somewhat disengaged. Some activities weakly organized. This cruise lacked the attentive professionalism we have experienced in the past 7-8 cruises. Food presentation disappointing and quality of food was marginal to basically good.Wait staff could use better training to eliminate wasted motion, order errors, etc. This ship needs a comprehensive audit.

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  • Price: $$

  • Size: L

  • Total Passengers: 2670

  • Total Crew: 1099

  • Crew to Passenger Ratio: 2.43

  • Built: Mar 2004

  • Refurbished: 7 yrs ago

  • Number of Decks: 13

  • Total Cabins: 1351

  • Cabin Categories: 32

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fgpottery1 says ...
Nov 05, 2017

Book early for the steakhouse restaurant.g

rhondie says ...
Nov 01, 2017

Wheelhouse Bar, happy hour twice a day buy one get one for $1. Can buy bottle beer and leave unopened to take back to cabin!

nihongo says ...
Sep 28, 2017

Princess is always a great cruise line. We were a little disappointed there was no International Cafe, but we survived. In 2016 we stepped away from Princess and went the Royal Caribbean route. Royal was ok, much more to offer but overall we are a Princess family and that's where we will stay for now on, especially now that we have reached Platinum status.

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