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Tokyo (Yokohama) to Asia Princess Cruise Reviews

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Tokyo (Yokohama)

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46 Tokyo (Yokohama) to Asia Princess Cruise Reviews


mksantabarbara avatar

mksantabarbara

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not all 'Diamond' glitters as expected!!

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WE chose this cruise in celebration of our 43rd anniversary. My wife and I had planned for a cruise of this nature and area coverage for a while. The motivation was re-enacted when my wife saw a special promo on ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Hongkongboy

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

No Surprises To A Little Bit Of Disappointment

We chose this cruise because it went to several ports that we haven't been there before. But we may need a second thought next time to see Japan is good for cruise visit or rather land tour. Some ports are too ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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helenelb

3 Reviews Written

78 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary, Poor Ship

Itinerary was what attracted us and we were happy with each destination except for the Mt. Fuji tour which only took us to the gift shop on Mt. Fuji rather than further up the mountain. The ship is dated and could ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Jus Cruzin'

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

9 Day Japan Fall Foliage

This was our first Princess cruise, and though the crew did an amazing job making our dining experiences wonderful, I feel like the activities could have been better and the land tours could have been MUCH better! ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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uncleken2020

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good for a round the island tour of Japan

We booked this Diamond Princess cruise because it offered us to see all the four Japanese Autumn festivals in one go. If you were making this tour a pure land tour, it would be very tiresome. Cruise along the ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Texas TOM

1 Review Written

Embarkation disaster and re-connection with old friends

This was a reunion cruise for 5 college friends and spouses. We arrived at Yokohama cruise terminal around noon and was told to come back at 3pm. A typhoon had hit Tokyo the night before and the ship actually left ...
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Sail Date September 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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Sussex Duo

13 Reviews Written

65 Helpful Votes

DEJA VUE AND NOT A CLUE

We booked a 17 day cruise, which was actually two back-to-back cruises from Yokohama. Prior to joining the cruise, we spent 3 days in Tokyo. With hindsight, we might have been better with one cruise then time in ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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carma7007

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

Diamond Princess older and interesting

I had not been on the Diamond since its first year in Alaska. The ship is in good shape and has been renovated to the tastes of the Asian clientele it now mostly serves. Our trip from the airport took about 2 ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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EMah

8 Reviews Written

39 Helpful Votes

Visiting Hirosaki Castle Park for Sakura or Cherry Blossom

We enjoyed the cruise around Japan with the view to visit Hirosaki Castle Park for Sakura or Cherry Blossom which usually peak between 22Apr to 1May. It was our main highlight and we cherished the beautiful sakura. ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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seniorcruiser22

4 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Diamond Princess lifts its game

We chose Diamond Princess because it tied in with a Japan cherry blossom tour, but were somewhat concerned by some negative reviews about the state of the ship and its service. However, we found the ship to be spic ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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jscjasper

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Highlights of Japan

Chose cruise for itinerary and was not disappointed. I had always wanted to see the area and the cruise and pre- cruise cruisetour provided just the right opportunity.However, it was the deadest cruise I've ...
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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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tranform01

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Limited Sparkle

Although I was looking forward to the cruise in Japan, it lacked the sparkle that makes a cruise memorable. There was a lingering odor of sewerage at least on deck 10 the odd number cabins. They appeared to be ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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Rusty-Anne

1 Review Written

Great service, food not up to scratch for people with allergies. Lost 4 kgs

A friend & I decided mutually on these destinations. The restaurants are great , except for people with food allergies, then you're treat as an afterthought. While everyone got beautiful food, I was served inedible ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Yaya_in_Oz

5 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

It was good to be back on the Diamond at first.......

This was my second cruise on the Diamond Princess. I cruised around Hokkaido in Aug 2017 and liked it so much that I decided I’d like to cruise around the other islands. This cruise was advertised as 13 days ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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wildlifewarrier

9 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Chaotic cruise

Where to begin, the worst cruise we have done over the years Began badly with the Princess bus to take us to port for ship not collecting us or over 100 passe gers for five long hours, stuck at Nerada airport ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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jspqld

19 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

Hits and misses

We overall had an enjoyable cruise and always grateful to spend time at sea on a big ship. However there were a few misses on this cruise. Eight day circle Japan cruise to/from Yokohama. Pre cruise we spent two ...
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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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seaspraydc

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise but Aging Ship

We actually did a 16 day cruise from 7/11 to 7/27 on the Diamond Princess. Overall, we had a great time and we found most of the staff to be quite friendly and helpful. Japan is an amazing place to travel to as it ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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bigmeesh30

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Disappointing Cruise on the Diamond Princess

Having enjoyed Princess Cruises before and taking advantage of a Black Friday deal, our family decided to embark on this Diamond Princess cruise. I highly advise spending time in Tokyo and Yokohama before ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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ALDB2018

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Nice Itinerary but Disappointing Ship

We chose this cruise as my mom is a Princess fan. I've cruised with other lines but this was my first Princess cruise and I was far from impressed. Embarkation was well organized. Our luggage was in our cabin ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Houseplant

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Itinerary was good

This was our Ninth Princess Cruise and where very disappointed. This ship just got out of dry dock approximately 16 days prior to us getting on. Embarkation slow and confusing, no line for Elite or Platinum ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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Jkconey

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Noisy cabin no sleep

Food has gone down hill on Princess. MDR short staffed and thus very slow poor service. Buffet breakfast the same everyday. Fish in almost every dish. Worst guest entertainment we've ever seen. Like HS trying new ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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rugby2610

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not as Good as they Used to be

Firstly the itinerary was the selling feature of this trip being very Japan orientented and then Alaska finishing in Vancouver. But also being on the Golden Princess which to date was our preferred cruise line ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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