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Maasdam Cruise Review to Alaska


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
Verified Review
14 Night Alaska Great Land Explorer (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 29, 2016
Ship: Maasdam
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 541
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

We particularly enjoyed the ports and views of the glaciers. The service was wonderful and we had a lot of confidence in the captain to get us through one day of really rough seas. However, we didn't realize that Holland America catered to the older senior crowd who weren't very outgoing or friendly. The entertainment and activities were also geared to their interests and tastes. I realize that Carnival caters to the younger crowd, but I the young rowdy crowd is not fun either. I think the people who are now in their sixties will be the new target market for Holland America real soon so they might look into finding more energetic entertainment and entertainment.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5

Entertainment

1 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Loved the bed, unexpectedly comfortable.

Ship Tip

Good size ship for getting into smaller harbors. The crew is great, really helpful and friendly even when the passengers were difficult.

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