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Maasdam Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall Rating:

1 out of 5
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Maasdam

7 Night New England & Canada Discovery (Boston To Montreal)

Sail Date: June 25, 2011

Ship: Maasdam

Cabin Type: Oceanview

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 7 years ago

Review Summary

The room was adequate. The food was mostly Indonesian. I am a Type 1 diabetic and could not eat most of what they presented because of the sugar content. The meals in the dining room were the most disappointing....list lasagna, pot roast, turkey. I can have those at home. The deserts offered for sugar free was vanilla ice cream and they put on top a small square wafer. I ate it and my blood sugar went up to 420. Dangerous for me. The only non-sugar breakfast was a corn muffin every day.....yuck! I actually lost 3 pounds on the trip. The music and shows were also Indonesian. The best one was with the orchestra and singers and another night a magician. The lobster tail was not from Canada and the only desert was baked Alaska.....again dangerous for me. I would not cruise with Holland America again. We have been on Princess, Royal Caribbean, Costa, Celebrity and have not had a problem like this. The best part was the city tours and we did enjoy them.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5

Children's Programs

1 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ports Of Call

Quebec City, Quebec

3 out of 5
The tour guide was good and had a lot of information

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

3 out of 5
We took the Peggy's Cove tour. Had visited here before but still enjoyed it. Good tour guide

Halifax, Nova Scotia

3 out of 5
We took a city tour and it was interesting

Sydney, Nova Scotia

5 out of 5
Took the 7 hour Cabot Trail tour. Excellent. Tour guide was excellent
Don't Miss: Keltic Lodge lunch was wonderful.

Pros: The tours at the ports

Cons: The food

Recommends Maasdam? No.

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