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481 Princess Asia Cruise Reviews
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BungyCruiser
Member Since 2013
1 review
89 forum posts
7 helpful votes
This was our first time cruising on Princess Cruises and we were drawn initially to this particular itinerary because of the attractive option of a B2B that would have us embarking/disembarking at Fremantle with a 28-day cruise in between ... Read more
Pamf
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
130 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
I think Princess is fading in popularity with Australians. The Sun Sea And Dawn are getting older and little things are not as good. They have cut corners on the food eliminating some popular options like New York Cheesecake and Creme ... Read more
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Discoduck
Member Since 2014
1 review
11 forum posts
5 helpful votes
we cruised from Fremantle WA, our home port, for 12 days on the Sea Princess ending in Singapore. We hadn't been to the ports hence the reason we wanted to go. We took some time at embarkation, seems that most cruisers arrived at much ... 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
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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
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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jagsea
Member Since 2015
1 review
9 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I Had a great time on the cruise. The only disappointing thing was that ports are a long way from most of the cities which is out of Princess control. Sadly I think many people who write reviews expect 5 star facilities for a three star ... Read more
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
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iswhiz
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
My wife and I had high expectations for this cruise. We had booked a cabin midship, and 2 weeks before sailing Princess call to ask if we would like to upgrade to the suite at the back of the ship for $1100 per person. We were excited. ... 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
madamdiver
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
45 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We did a back to back cruise from Fremantle to Singapore & then Singapore to Freemantle, This was our 38th cruise and many have been done on princess before. We have been on the dawn 3 times so it was interesting to see the changes. ... Read more
Rgm1953
Member Since 2016
3 reviews
5 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Choosing the Dawn Princess was a mistake. The ship had pipes leaking into staterooms and public areas and the smell was not pleasant. The staff did not act quickly enough and we were inconvenienced and sleeping in a dank cabin for four ... Read more
Faircomment
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
Having sailed on the Sapphire and Emerald we dis not think we would be in for such a disappointment . MANY people had their rooms flooded, toilets not flushing, lack of hot water and the list goes on. Many mornings , early hours, there ... Read more
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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
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
Maysie04
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Cruise was Freemantle to Indonesia. Would never recommend. Our first cruise. On Aloha deck 11. Cabin was fine and kept very clean by stewards. Food plenty of it. Prefer dining in restaurants. Horizons Buffet. - What a nightmare. ... Read more
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Ned May
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We chose this cruise on Dawn Princess because we had previously sailed on Sun Princess which was an amazing cruise, however we did not have the same experience on this cruise. We have never met so many rude obnoxious people before, the ... Read more
Eucalypt
Member Since 2010
2 reviews
8 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
This was our first cruise with Princess, previously we have cruised with Azamara, Oceania and Celebrity Cruises. We were a little apprehensive, as to if we would enjoy the experience or not.The beauty of this cruise was that it was ... Read more
Sue O
Member Since 2015
1 review
4 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Freo-Indonesia-Freo- 15 nts, Aug 2016 – Dawn Princess Review – no complaints at all, just observations. Cruise was scheduled to leave freo Sunday night but due to bad weather conditions we stayed in port till 8am Monday. ... Read more
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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
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