The best way to spend Christmas

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

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 50

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Diamond Princess

14 Night New Years Eve Southeast Asia & Japan (Tokyo To Singapore)

Sail date: December 23, 2019

Ship: Diamond Princess

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: C516

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Diamond Princess is a well laid out ship and while it is showing some signs of age it is still very good. The crew were amazing and always did things with a smile. A great stress free way to spend Christmas!


5 out of 5
Our embarkation was delayed due to the ship being late in but we were notified well in advance.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Up to standard with great selections to suit many tastes.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

Didn't travel with children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
10/10 to everyone

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Diamond is a well designed ship, well maintained and clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Great balcony and a good size room. Perfect location mid ship.

Ship tip

Just enjoy

Ports of call

Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Osaka, Japan

5 out of 5
We caught the train to Kyoto ourselves and walked the Tori gates at Fushimi- Inari

Keelung (Taipei), Taiwan

5 out of 5
We did an excursion- Taipei on your own which took us to Taipei and then we had 5 hours to ourselves when we caught the train to the local sights. We are now confident we could do this on our own next time.

Hong Kong

5 out of 5
We use the MTR to go to Disneyland!

Chan May (Hue), Vietnam

3 out of 5

Nha Trang, Vietnam

3 out of 5

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam

3 out of 5


5 out of 5
Not a long time there


5 out of 5
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