Incredible ship and laid out so well. Shows and musicians were outstanding. Locations outstanding.

Koningsdam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 24

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
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Koningsdam

11 Night Southern Caribbean Seafarer (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 10, 2018

Ship: Koningsdam

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 6038

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Koningsdam is the crown jewel of the HAL fleet and is truly outstanding.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Quick to move us through the process

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Excellent food and service was outstanding. Specialty restaurants incredible.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Activities were very good

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Shows and musicians were great. New Rolling Stone lounge with Rock-and-Roll songs was just phenomenal.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
We have grown to become accustomed to outstanding service on Holland America ships

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Three-year-old ship looks terrific

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Size was great and balcony is essential

Ship tip

Make sure to get assigned table and not open seating -- much better

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

4 out of 5
Many things to do. No excursion

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5
Excellent. No excursion

Fort-De-France, Martinique

5 out of 5
Outstanding location

Daylight Cruise Past Mount Pelee

5 out of 5

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5
Nice location

Soufriere, St. Lucia

4 out of 5
Nice location

Bridgetown, Barbados

4 out of 5
Lots to do

Roseau, Dominica

5 out of 5
Nice location

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Lots to do

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island) Did not visit port

Seas were too rough to go ashore for the ship

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Definitely get Global Entry -- took about 3 min to disembark
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