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lise1
Member Since 2007
11 reviews
33 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Embarkation: Was very smooth and organised. We arrived at 10:45 and were in the Horizon Buffet at 12:30. Check-in staff was very polite and inviting. Our rooms were ready soon after. Stateroom: Was on the Emerald deck aft, with a large ... Read more
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Unlucky Cruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We are experienced cruisers and we have found that some cruise ships are better that others , some are good in certain areas and poor in others . This one was by far the worst cruise we have ever been on . The one saving grace was the ... Read more
sandyblue
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
2 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Have never cruised on Princess before and will be reluctant to do so again. The embarkation was a diaster waited in line for two hours, I have been on ten cruises and have never experienced this unpleasant delay to board. Our cabin was ... Read more
trisha1958
Member Since 2015
3 reviews
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was a great trip. We were on the edge of a Typhoon and you could hardly feel the rough seas. It was very smooth sailing. Embarkaton and diembarkation were done well and with efficencey. The ship in places was a little tired, but ... Read more
harley 1340
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We chose this cruise to see Japan.The port of embarkation does not even exist on the port of embakation listing, its "home" port is Yokohama in Japan.This shows what a company this is.I would not recommend an American owned ... Read more
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quadrant
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
I choose this cruise because of the places it visited. The embarkation process was totally shambolic-despite of having done as much online as possible,it counted for nothing,just sat about with little information for 3 hours.- then told ... Read more
Aberdeenwoody
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
Cruised on Diamond Princess 9th to 17th September 2016 from Tokyo to Kyushu and Korea to include Nagasaki and the Nagoya fire works festival. The Diamond is not the same ship we sailed on three years ago on a Far East cruise of 18 nights ... Read more
Kizma_Cat
Member Since 2010
1 review
41 forum posts
6 helpful votes
This was a great learning experience. We were on the Diamond Princess once before it was converted for the Japanese market. We fell in love with the onboard Japanese baths and encourage everyone to drop their inhibitions and try it. It ... Read more
WAJohnno
Member Since 2011
1 review
489 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
A circular cruise of Japan was the reason for our decision to do these B2B cruises. We found an inside cabin with a very good cabin attendant ,however in other areas we felt the ship did not live up to expectations from a previous ... Read more
sgtwrench
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
i liked the boat. my room stewart didnt help me much and another room stewart didnt help me much. there were quite a few noisy, rude passengers to deal with.the nite time entertainers were nice. the hawaiian ambassadors were great. the ... Read more
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JohYo
Member Since 2016
1 review
77 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
- on our bucket list. - great entertainment. - good service including excellent/efficient embark and debark. - ship was nicely decorated with a Japanese 'feel'. - no any time dining and tables assigned did not change so if you ... Read more
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lloydliz
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Celebrating a friends birthday with19 in attendance. 8 day Yokohama - South Korea round trip. August / September 2016 Spent time in Yokohama prior to embarkation & also Tokyo / Ginza on return. For the wrong reasons a trip to ... Read more
hpsobell
Member Since 2009
1 review
7 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We choose this cruise as we really wanted to see Japan and they had a great itinerary so you could experience the four major islands. We booked a Suite figuring if we are on for 16 days, we liked a larger balcony and stateroom. Quite ... Read more
Irene To
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We, a company of 4 have just finished a 12days Diamond Princess cruise starting and ending both at Yokohama with the main attraction to watch four festivals in 4 different cities in Japan. We were very disappointed with the tour. The ... Read more
moki'smommy
Member Since 2013
1 review
8,764 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Our main point in the cruise was to see more of Japan than just Tokyo. There were some really good parts of the cruise--the festival at Amori was impressive. There were also great events that Princess never bothered to put in the Patter ... Read more
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drsheryl
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 forum posts
23 helpful votes
This cruise was titled "The Festivals of Japan" and it only happens once per year. If you have a chance to sail on this ship at the appropriate festival time, grab it!!! Four of the ports of call visit coastal communities during ... Read more
Aikane
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Festivals of Japan Cruise. Great way to see different festivals. Saw the itinerary the year before on the northern cruise around Hokaido and said we gotta go on this one. Booked it. Four festivals in the cities of Akita (Kanto Festival), ... Read more
Galla
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
5 helpful votes
Being first time ocean cruise we have always said Ocean cruises are not for us while we have certainly enjoyed a large number of river cruises. Working on the philosophy that you should never say never we chose this 7 day cruise around the ... Read more
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Brisbane41
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
560 forum posts
19 helpful votes
I did the 10 night Hokkaido Cruise with Nebuta Festival on the Diamond Princess. Initially booked a standard balcony cabin but was offered an upgrade to a full suite pre-departure for a small fee so I accepted. Embarkation: I turned up ... Read more
Ladychatters
Member Since 2015
1 review
13 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This is our 1st trip with Princess Line, although our 18th altogether. We chose this cruise for, although we have been to Japan quite a few times, we haven't seen the coastal regions. Embarkation was excellent, we were given a time ... Read more
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Improver
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
The cruise was around the perimeter of Japan, stopping off at 13 ports over 18 days. At this time of the year, Japan is very hot and humid, requiring careful planning and lots of water. We went on about half of the excursions offered, ... Read more
MrBiz
Member Since 2013
1 review
22 forum posts
13 helpful votes
We chose this cruise largely because we wanted to visit Japan and Korea and the choices were very limited given our schedule. Let's get down to the brass tacks and discuss the problems with this cruise. Staterooms - We had two ... Read more
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fallsi
Member Since 2010
1 review
12 helpful votes
This was our 10th cruise with Princess and we definitively enjoyed ourself on this trip very much. Having been to Japan before, the cruise itinerary gave to us the opportunity to visit backcountry areas which normally we would not go to on ... Read more
Janet&Carl
Member Since 2010
1 review
626 forum posts
24 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We chose this cruise because we have wanted to visit Japan for a long time and this fit nicely with the land part of our holiday. It was our first and likely our last Princess cruise. Our first impression was ok. The embarkation was ... Read more
Brock the Badger
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
We booked a cruise with Princess cruises via Jetline Cruise Ltd therefore it was pretty much a package holiday. We had 3 days in Tokyo pre cruise and 2 days in Kyoto post cruise. Jetline booked excellent hotels for us in both locations ... Read more
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