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Diamond Princess Cruise Review to South Pacific

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
Diamond Princess

22 Night Asia & Australia (Tokyo To Sydney)

Sail date: November 19, 2017

Ship: Diamond Princess

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: E615

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Excellent cruise great service when you get the waiters attention, if you didn't drink alcohol they couldn't be bothered serving you.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Really good no hiccups.wife being in a wheelchair we more or less got on board pretty promptly.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
My wife being disabled we took most of our meals in the MDR or had room service which was excellent.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
N/A

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Very good room service the dining staff that waited on my wife and myself excelled themselves each and every night.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The ship was spotless at all times from what I could see, I liked the layout of the diamond easy to get around.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very good size cabin the layout was excellent for storage and plenty of hanging space the bed was a tad hard but nothing to worry about, our cabin steward Hester always kept our cabin clean and tidy each day.

Ship tip

Do it, have fun and relax.

Ports of call

Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan Did not visit port

Because under advisement of our TA we were told it would be better to stay in Tokyo so after two days in Tokyo and nowhere to exchange our money by the time we got to Yokohama it was time to sail.

Shimizu, Japan

2 out of 5
Lovely port we could exchange our money when we found a bank that would exchange aud to yen not very helpful especially in the terminal where they couldn't be bothered helping to exchange our money only wanted American money, I probably won't go to Japan anymore that was our first time in this country and from what I saw I didn't like.

Hong Kong

5 out of 5
Absolutely loved Hong Kong we did an excursion was very helpful and informative lovely people.

Nha Trang, Vietnam

5 out of 5
Very nice and friendly port would like to stay here for a few weeks.

Phu My (Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam

2 out of 5
Terrible port everything looked dirty and obsolete. Street hawkers wouldn't leave you alone especially the older women spoilt the whole shopping experience.

Singapore

5 out of 5
Loved it not long enough time to see everything and take it all in.

Darwin, Australia

1 out of 5
Darwin Australia (BORING)

Sydney, Australia

3 out of 5
I live here.

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
Reasonable.
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