Amsterdam Cruise Review to Alaska

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2 out of 5

Very Average Crusise

Sail Date: June 01, 2014

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Inside

This was our fourth Holland America Cruise\, the ship is very dated and without the amenities of some of the newer ships. There didn't seem to be enough staff to keep up with the passengers. Our state room was never cleaned before noon and the dining room staff while very nice\, was totally understaffed. Worst service of any of our Holland America cruises.

Pros: Small Ship

Cons: Lack of service

Recommends Amsterdam? No.

Typical entertainment for a small ship\, however the magician and comedian were excellent.
Service and Staff
Very nice but the ship was understaffed in comparison to past Holland America cruses.
Cabin / Stateroom
Stateroom was typical for an older ship\, room didn't ever have a flat screen\, just an old style box tv.
Food and Dining
Food was good but not great. You would think that an Alaska cruise would have crap legs somewhere on the menu.
Ship Quality
It appears the Carnival is spending the bulk on their money on the Princess line allowing Holland America to suffer.

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