Great Itinerary, Bad Ship

Diamond Princess Cruise Review to Other (Asia/Africa/Middle East)

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 31

Overall rating:

3.5 out of 5
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Diamond Princess

17 Night Fall Foliage Grand Japan (Tokyo Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 12, 2019

Ship: Diamond Princess

Cabin number: D415

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Cruise line overall seems to nickel and dime you at every opportunity. Second week activities repeated the first week. Perfect cruise for enrichment lectures -- there were none. Ship, overall, needs to be thoroughly cleaned. So many people with the same cough. Food was generally horrible.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Food was bad overall. Obviously recycled/reheated at the buffet.

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
Not a lot of diversity. No enrichment lectures.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Crew was terrific.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
Ship was dirty. Cleaned the room myself. A lot of people with the same cough.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Fairly small and very dirty. Had to ask for replacement bar of soap!!

Ship tip


Ports of call

Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan

5 out of 5

AKITA, JAPAN Did not visit port

Ship skipped this port


5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Sakaiminato, Japan

5 out of 5

Busan (Pusan), South Korea

5 out of 5

Shimizu, Japan

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Very organized
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