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Koningsdam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

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Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Koningsdam

11 Night Southern Caribbean Wayfarer (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 06, 2019

Ship: Koningsdam

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Very nice cruise. We are Celebrity Ceuise people but this was a nice change. Not as many beautiful desserts, but food was great. Shower in room was so great!

Embarkation

3 out of 5
Good enough but took awhile

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Great. The Lido buffet experience was new to us- everything had to be served to us- we are used to getting our own on the other ships. It was ok after we got used to it but not quite as fast in lines.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
The gym was excellent

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Loved Music arrow. Shows were excellent. Big problem is that theater is too small- had to arrive 45 mi utes before showtime and sit there. And then while waiting, nothing happening. They could have had decent music playing.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Great staff all around

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Great except for small theatre mentioned above. They would need 3 shows a night every night to take care of this problem.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida Did not visit port

I live here

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5
Nice. Got off ship and hired a taxi to drive us around.

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5
Very nice. Did taxi tour again.

Soufriere, St. Lucia

5 out of 5
No excursion

Bridgetown, Barbados

5 out of 5
No excursion

Fort-De-France, Martinique

5 out of 5
No excursion- walked to town, had a drink, walked back.

Daylight Cruise Past Mount Pelee

4 out of 5
Not too exciting but saw it.

Basseterre, St. Kitts

5 out of 5
No excursion- hires taxi again

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Love St Thomas. No excursion. Walked to town and enjoyed.

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

5 out of 5
No excursion. Rented snorkeling equipment at island and had a fantastic time seeing fish.

Disembarkation

2 out of 5
Took one hour in immigration line- that may not be anything Holl Am can control.
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