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Diamond Princess Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
900 reviews
1 Award

Great entertainment, service and facilities

Review for Diamond Princess to Australia & New Zealand
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First Time Cruiser • Age 20s

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Public Rooms
Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Dec 2017
Cabin: Mini-Suite with Balcony

We were a family of three on the Diamond Princess from Sydney to New Zealand. We picked this cruise because it fits with our timeline and we booked late so it was one of the few ones left.


This is our first time on a Princess cruise and to be honest we have been pleasantly surprised! The facilities were excellent- was very happy with the outdoor pools and hot tubs. The Lotus pool at the front of the ship didn't have too many people and at some points we had it all for ourselves, which was nice and pleasant. Food from the buffet was alright, but food from the main dining rooms were fab! The waiters were friendly and professional, everyone was smiling which was lovely to see.

Cabin Review

Mini-Suite with Balcony

Cabin was good, the extra bed was very small though (I am only 162cm so would fit most bed)- definitely cannot fit 2 people... views was good from the cabin. If you wanna see land on this itinerary (New Zealand), choose a left hand side cabin.

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