Cruise to Norway's fjords

Koningsdam Cruise Review to Europe - Northern Europe

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
Koningsdam

7 Night Norse Legends (Amsterdam Roundtrip)

Sail date: July 30, 2017

Ship: Koningsdam

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8136

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

Great experience. Well worth it. Holland America is first class, very efficient. Four stops in Fkord country probably optimum. Any more would start to be redundent. Great ship. GIrranger w highlight

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Embarkation was very smooth, even though it was at a secondary dock with temporary shore facilities.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
All restaurants were excellent. Service well trained and very friendly

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Only shipboard activity enjoyed was walking the sundeck track

Entertainment

4 out of 5
The BB KIng band was good, particularly the guitar player, who sings like and better than Claptan.. The best, enformative entertainment was the Captains briefing in the theater on ship oprations. He and the hotel director were very. Good. Don't miss them.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Very well trained and friendly

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Koningsdam was only 1 yr old. Looked and performed new. Can not. Improve on the layout. Morning deck hosedown usually splahed water onto our balcony below!!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Cabin very good andwell laid out bath and shower were exceptionally good

Ship tip

Besure to get up and watch the ship navigate the fjords. The ship is as lrge as an aircraft carrier but manuevers bet.t.er than a small craft.

Ports of call

Amsterdam, Netherlands

4 out of 5
Interesting, attractive city

Eidfjord, Norway

5 out of 5
Very picturesk walkaround village. Good wwell worth excursion to the falls

Alesund, Norway

3 out of 5
Just walked around. Shops ok,

Geiranger, Norway

5 out of 5
Highlight ofthe cruise!! Navigating the tight, high wall fjord was memorable. Excursion up to the high mountain was worth it

Bergen, Norway

3 out of 5
Walked around, bought gifts

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Very well organized. Off ahead of schedule.

Traveler Photos

Falls Departing Tied up at Eidfjord
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