Typhoon Effect

Diamond Princess Cruise Review to Asia & Indian Ocean

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
Diamond Princess

Hokkaido Explorer

Sail date: September 18, 2017

Ship: Diamond Princess

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: B749

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

Except for service and wait staff - overall this was a below standard sailing especially food and entertainment aaaaaaaaasaassaaaasssssssaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa - why 150 characters - stupid

Embarkation

4 out of 5
Because if the volume of people due to the delay cause by the Typhoon the check-in was a little chaotic

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Main entrees in the assigned dining rooms were lacking in meat and seafood choices. Steak only one evening and lobster only one evening and the Japanese set menus were the same for breakfast and dinner with only the fish type different

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Entertainment

2 out of 5
Boring entertainment - can’t even rival Norwegian’s entertainment - very disappointing

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Saving grace if the cruise - excellent service and staff

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Very clean common areas and room but directional signage on ship lacking

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Big enough and very clean

Ports of call

Kushiro, Japan Did not visit port

Typhoon deleted it from itinerary

Korsakov, Russia

5 out of 5
Waste of time - would have rather seen Kushiro and eliminated visiting this port goid

Otaru (Sapporo), Japan

4 out of 5
Good - Princess lacked direction of their concern for travelers experience - their key was to sell over cost shore excursions

Hakodate, Japan

5 out of 5
Good - Princess lacked direction of their concern for travelers experience - their key was to sell over cost shore excursions

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
Given wrong information both written and verbally due to my disability exit from ship. Frustrating incompetence
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