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Amsterdam Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
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17 Night Panama Canal Westbound (Ft. Lauderdale To Seattle)

Sail date: May 10, 2018

Ship: Amsterdam

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 1933

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

The Amsterdam is an elegant ship with service to match. The staff couldn’t be lovelier! Our vists to the ports of call went smoothly and we loved our at sea days as well! There were so many fun activities, especially the presentations by America’s Test Kitchens! The main stage evening entertainment was top notch. We also enjoyed the lounge entertainment by Adagio, the jazz quartet and Rafael at the piano bar. The dining room’s three course meals were superb in quality and choices. Exercise facility was good and the teakwood walking track outside on deck three was wonderful. We even tried acupuncture for the first time! So much to like! The library is an awesome place with a great selection of books as well. We chose open seating for dining and were always seated promptly at a table for two. Though we ate by ourselves we had plenty of opportunities to meet people. This was our first cruise of any length (more than 3 day’s) and we love Holland America!


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5

Cartagena, Colombia

5 out of 5

Panama Canal Transit

5 out of 5

Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

5 out of 5

Huatulco, Mexico

5 out of 5

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

5 out of 5

San Francisco, California

5 out of 5

Victoria, British Columbia

5 out of 5

Seattle, Washington

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
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