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394 Princess Asia Cruise Reviews

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Letchworth
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
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
783 forum posts
2 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
southampton observer
Member Since 2012
10 reviews
8 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Our cruise was part of a package that started with 3 nights in Tokyo then a flight to Osaka with 2 nights there. We then joined the ship at Kobe for the cruise after which we spent another night in Osaka before flying home. It was our hope ... Read more
CharlesFromTexas
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Staff was great except one very rude tech guy in internet signup area. He grabbed my wife's tablet, made unrequested and un-needed changes including deleting some shortcuts having nothing to do with the cruise while saying "let me do ... Read more
askmeanother
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
27 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We chose this holiday for the itinerary as Japan was one of my bucket list places to go. It was actually a holiday of 2 halves as the first 6 days consisted of an escorted land tour with Wendy Woo tours. We saw lots of interesting places ... Read more

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seakayaker
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
21 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
After being on over 30 cruises, this had to be in the top 2-3. It started off really bad when Princess didn't have any shuttle service at the airport with around 80 people there wondering what to do now. Somehow, someone procured busses ... Read more
cowes 20
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
34 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Embarkation was dreadful. From the time of luggage drop it took two and a half hours to reach our cabin. Our basic verandah cabin (never a stateroom, how pretentious) suited us well. The carpet was well worn and the verandah had seen ... Read more
pumwee1
Member Since 2009
1 review
7 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
This cruise was very disappointing. We are seasoned cruisers and this was our 7th cruise on Princess. This ship was headed for a extended stay out of Shanghai where it was being leased by a Chinese company for 6 months. So this was the ... Read more
JIMDSB2
Member Since 2007
2 reviews
215 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This is an impartial review of our recent SAPPHIRE PRINCESS cruise in South East Asia March 22, 2016. I will grade each entry from 10-AWESOME to 1-AWEFUL) EMBARKATION: We stayed in the Clarke Quay area for 5 days prior to the cruise. A ... Read more
lifeafloat
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
From the start problems started, meant to leave Singapore at 4, got away 6.30. with the elevators breaking down all the time, daily, the toilets not working outside the main Princess Lounge for 11 days.so you would run up to Deck 8 to use ... Read more

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Heart n Soul
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our first cruise with Princess, and we chose the Sun Princess because we wanted to return from Singapore on the 19th April, back to our home town of Fremantle. We were very impressed, with our inside cabin, the staff, the ... Read more
SILFOX
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
71 forum posts
8 helpful votes
A slight variation to the usual reviews, if we may. The following submission is almost a complete copy of that submitted to Princess Cruises following our return on 'Sun Princess' Singapore-Fremantle. Cruise was enjoyable, but ships ... Read more
JANNEV
Member Since 2015
1 review
13 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
Our honeymoon was a complete disappointment. We were so excited to begin our new life together but we were so wrong. We have written to Princess and we are still waiting for a response Shore excursion to Kuala Lumpur was cancelled by ... Read more
murrter
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We chose this cruise to celebrate a friend's 50th Birthday, The cruise did not get off to a great start, as we were advised as we embarked that we would not be stopping at Kuala Lumpur as there was a problem with the ships generator and ... Read more
trivia-rules
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We were aware of previous problems with Sun Princess coming out of Singapore after refit but this trip was well discounted and filled a convenient time slot for us. We had a great time despite the problems documented by others and would ... Read more

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FILBERTSTREET
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
The Sun Princess basically should be scrapped. It is well past its use by date even after a two week $30 Million refit. The only two things that it had going for it were it's general staff, whom were fantastic all of them and the food ... Read more
lifeafloat
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We have just disembarked on Sunday 1st May from Singapore to Fremantle. Weather was perfect. Food was just great. We chose to eat in Horizon as I wanted none to tell me what to eat, I could choose anything, and it was amazing every day. ... Read more
georgecat
Member Since 2015
1 review
19 forum posts
27 helpful votes
I am surprised at the discontent expressed by people in their reviews which I have just read. I have been on four other Princess cruises and my friend I travel with seven. We found this to be an excellent cruise as per usual with ... Read more
BRScity
Member Since 2014
1 review
23 forum posts
21 helpful votes
Cruise review Having read another review of the same cruise, it appears as though things didn't go quite as well with us. This is fourth Princess cruise, having previously cruised the Baltic, Eastern Mediterranean and Alaska. We ... Read more
lpops
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
39 forum posts
34 helpful votes
Singapore to Yokohama (Tokyo, Japan) – 11-25 April 2016. This was our fifth cruise and our third with Princess. My wife and I had a mini-suite on the Dolphin deck port side forward. We originally reserved a Lido deck balcony for ... Read more
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nitsua123
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed April 2016
We had heard some good reviews about Princess cruises prior to booking. We found the gratuities extreme especially when sailing in Australian waters.We found our suite to be quite OK and the service by staff was very good.The dining was ... Read more
MICKWEST
Member Since 2009
1 review
5 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Chose cruise for fabulous ITINERARY-Beijing China, Busan South Korea, Nagasaki and Kagoshima Japan, Shanghai and Hong Kong China, Ho Chi MInh City (Saigon) Vietnam, Bangkok Thailand and Singapore. Weather changed from 60F to 100F, cool to ... Read more
terdee
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We went with Princess again largely because of the 5-day pre-cruise land content in Beijing (for the Great Wall and other attractions) and Xian (for the Terracota Army). We enjoyed the experience with an excellent guide, top hotel ... Read more
Juliedawson
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
No comparison to other cruise lines food was repetitive and average although the Crab shack was great but you paid extra for it. Entertainment was poor and activities were repetitive and targeted for elderly people only. Constant change ... Read more
jj76b
Member Since 2015
1 review
16 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2016
Just completed a South East Asia cruise on Golden Princess - not as good as SUN but better than Dawn - overall in reasonable condition - trying out Emerald and Coral next. Cabin needed some minor maintenance - entertainment just ... Read more
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