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Princess Diamond Princess Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews

Princess
Diamond Princess
Destination
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

22

Very Good

18

Average

9

Poor

1

Terrible

4

Cruise type

Family Cruises

151

Senior Cruises

119

Romantic Cruises

55

First-Time Cruisers

31

Entertainment Cruises

20

55 Princess Diamond Princess Romantic Cruises Cruise Reviews


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fsw92677

3 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

8 Day Japanese Fall Foliage

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Love to visit Japan on the Diamond Princess. What a great ship and staff. Also great itineraries. The ship is well maintained for its age. The crew is friendly and accommodating. There were lots of shopping but no ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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mikedewey

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Excellent Itinerary but Tired Ship

We booked the nine day version of this cruise as a complement to a land tour of Japan. In most respects, it met our expectations, but there were definitely some aspects that were disappointing. This ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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kerrih19

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship but disappointing itinerary change

We chose this cruise based on a couple of the cities that were on the itinerary that we had never been to before. Unfortunately, when we arrived onboard to our stateroom, there was a letter stating that Koh Samui ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Bucg8torfan

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

CRUISING THROUGH ASIA -Jack & Roxanne

We were suppose to visit our nephew and his wife in Okinawa, Japan. She was pregnant and he would eventually be deployed. She decided to go to Seattle to have their baby and be with family. So, my wife and I ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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RobMac

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Princess Was a Bit Tired

We have only done 2 Princess Cruises with the first being on the Star Princess in Alaska. We rated that cruise 9.5/10 where the Autumn Cruise in Japan is 7/10. Be aware...the autumn colors are not until the end ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Eleanor Dullas

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Best cruise experience

We were treated like a "PRINCESS" on this cruise. Choosing Diamond Princess was the best. From the time of Embarkation everything is so well organized. The luggage and checking in, the crews are welcoming. ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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JimWofFlushing

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lessons learned. Typhoons season late June - mid July 2018

Leisure 2 week cruising on two separate 1-week legs: first leg around Hokkaido and Russian Siberia (which I did not do). Second leg: cruise around Honshu with a stop in Korean port of Busan. Loved the grilled uni, ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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rozjenks

1 Review Written

Our honeymoon

We chose the Diamond Princess Cruise because the timing coincided between Neville's summer lawn bowls competition and his committments to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.It was also very suitable for our ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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leonkapa

4 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Fantastic cruise

I have primarily chose this cruise because of captain Gennaro,we have had him on the world cruise and we enjoyed his lunchtime announcements and overall approach to the passengers he is the complete captain and a ...
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Sail Date March 2018


Paul’s perspective avatar

Paul’s perspective

1 Review Written

Diamond princess is a gem

Cruising to Tasmania, we were looking forward to seeing Hobart and Port Arthur for the first time. We have cruised on Sapphire Princess before so were looking forward to the diamond princess living up to a similar ...
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Sail Date March 2018


ghkh avatar

ghkh

1 Review Written

Enjoyable relaxing cruise and overall enjoyable experience with Princess

Great range of dining venues even with the anytime dining. Didn't have to wait for a table when happy to share with others. Good reason to meet others on the cruise. Enjoyed the range of food options and catered for ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Jan from Adelaide

1 Review Written

Outstanding service once again

We absolutely love cruising to New Zealand and as we have our own business we are limited in the length of time we can be away from it. Therefore between 7-14 days is the maximum, which makes New Zealand a perfect ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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By The Bay

6 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

New Zealand first time cruise.

We had to cancel a previous cruise to New Zealand, with this cruise being our first of NZ and on Diamond Princess. We selected this cruise as it was when the weather should be the best and after the school ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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David McDonnell

1 Review Written

Overall a wonderful experience

The staff and crew were wonderful ! they were always friendly and humourous, The food was first grade at all the venues we ate at, e.g. steakhouse,savoy,pizza bar, and Horizon. The pools and spas were always ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Rocket2008

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Disappointing to say the least.

We were on the 15 day cruise Oct 26 - Nov 10. Chose this cruise as our 25th Anniversary celebration. Despite not getting to ports which is understandable because of weather. But the Captain of the ship was extremely ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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Gayesy57

2 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Best cruise yet!

This was my seventh cruise (all over the last ten years) and probably my favourite. I think Princess has "ruined" my husband and me for P&O, because after experiencing what a cruise can be like with Princess, we ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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lorjim

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Meeting great new friends

We choose this cruise for the ports of call. We had a lovely time meeting other cruise critics who were lovely. To Ron for organising tour of Vietnam was fantastic. The Diamond Princess was lovely. The cabin was ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Salsacat

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ever xperienced

To celebrate my husbands last cancer treatment after three years of doctors and hospital visits. The food was cold not nicely presented asked for prawn cocktail got a meat pastry instead, asked for baked Alaska ant ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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Peltman

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Good cruise for the money

I would rate the cruise as average when compared to other cruise lines we have been on. When comparing with other cruises It is probably easier to identifying the negatives rather than the positives. Embarkation ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Morgan Traveler

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

A Wonderful Christmas Getaway

We selected this Diamond Princess cruise based on our satisfaction with a Coral Princess Panama Canal trip in March 2017; the dates- it had to be over Christmas so we could "run away" from the hassle at home;, and ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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aunty69

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great first cruise

Fantastic cruise. Meet some lovely people of all ages (no raging teenagers luckily). Princess had a huge range of activities to do each day which we found fabulous. Their organisation of tenders, getting on and ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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lise1

12 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Princess wins again.

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 ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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quiltfan

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

So Very Disappointed

It started off poorly when we purchased Princess' airport transfer to the ship. They left 47 of us stranded at Osaka airport with no way to notify the ship that they forgot us. We contacted the Florida 800 number on ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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artworks

1 Review Written

Artworks Aboard

We always have found Princess very professional, our ships have always been clean and well serviced.We have been very fortunate to have friendly and interesting dining guests and shore excursions well organised and ...
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Sail Date October 2015


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Kizma_Cat

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Diamond Princess Tailored to the Japanese Market

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 ...
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Sail Date August 2016


Diamond Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.2
Dining3.54
Entertainment4.03.6
Public Rooms4.04.3
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family4.54.1
Enrichment5.03.4
Service4.04.3
Value For Money4.03.8
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