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quadrant
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 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
11 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
47 forum posts
7 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
515 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
96 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
17 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
10 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
9,331 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
26 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
3 reviews
698 forum posts
21 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
632 forum posts
25 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
8 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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Cruiser1868
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
16 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
We wanted to travel to Asia during the Australian winter and this cruise suited our requirements. The numerous destinations throughout Japan, South Korea and Taiwan appeared to be interesting and we were keen to try Princess Cruises after ... Read more
Robbiestartreker
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
24 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
The Diamond Princess cruise, r/trip Tokyo, nine nights, Okinawa, and 3 ports in Taiwan was very 'interesting'. First, 2000 passengers were Japanese or other Asians, only approx. 500 English speaking passengers onboard. The cruises from ... Read more
amokitten
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
I would have to say this was hands down the worst cruise my husband and I have ever been on. My husband summed it up best by saying it was extremely underwhelming. The ship itself was pretty good, it's an older ship and could use to be ... Read more
Letchworth
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Choose because friends were celebrating anniversary and wanted this itinerary. Did not care for the cruise. Ports were ok but heat hard to take. Food in main dining room mediocre , tasteless with limited choices. In buffet if you wanted ... Read more
OnVacation11
Member Since 2004
5 reviews
850 forum posts
17 helpful votes
This was my 25th Princess cruise and 1st one to Asia. This time I was traveling solo. I booked a 2 night pre-cruise package in Osaka. The flight on Cathay Pacific through Honk Kong was uneventful. Japanese emigration was quick and my ... Read more
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