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Diamond Princess Review

4.0 / 5.0
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894 reviews
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Another Good Cruise

Review for Diamond Princess to the South Pacific
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10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Oct 2015
Cabin: Interior
Diamond Princess cabin L211
Diamond Princess cabin L211
Diamond Princess cabin L211
Jacuzzi in Izumi
Steam Room in Izumi
Sweets on display in Horizon Court
Covered pool
Fabulous bath in the couples' treatment room "Tropical Suite"
Cascade Showers in Izumi
Aft view with Izumi whirlpool, and below is the aft pool.
Izumi whirlpool and outdoor deck area
Lobster and prawn dinner on last formal night
Dessert

It's been a while since I've cruised on Princess and this was my 3rd Princess cruise (out of a total of 23 cruises).

I really like ships that have enclosed pools, as this gives cruisers shelter if it's really windy. This ship also had lots of pools, although the Lotus Pool was only open about 3 days of the whole 10 days.

I was very impressed that when I ordered an omelette at breakfast, I was given a slip of paper to hand to the table wait staff and they then brought me my omelette when it was ready - on other ships you have to wait while the chef cooks it for you - so this was lovely. The same went for ordering a cappuccino at breakfast. I gave my Coffee Card to the wait staff and they organised my coffee. These 2 items, were a great, relaxing start to my days.

Cabin Review

Interior

Cabin IF

Worst bed I've ever slept on :(

Thank goodness for my wonderful cabin steward, Romano, who organised 2 egg crate mattress toppers for my bed.

Port Reviews

Port Vila

I always enjoy stopping at Port Vila. Good shopping and of course the cheapest Duty Free (possibly) in the South Pacific at Fung Kuei :D

Noumea

Ok port. Handy having a supermarket near to the ship.

Sydney (Australia)

I embarked the ship in Sydney.

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