oosterdam Northwest passage to Alaska cruise

Oosterdam Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall Rating:

2.0 out of 5
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7 Night Glacier Discovery Northbound (Vancouver To Anchorage)
Sail Date: August 03, 2014
Ship: Oosterdam
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 4072
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 3 years ago

While we thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful scenery, especially glacier bay, we were unimpressed with the Oosterdam. The food was just a bit above average. There were no noticeable decorative food displays, such as breads made in shapes of animals or fruits shaped into objects. There was no special desert showing, such as a "chocalate extravaganza" . The best food we had was probably the hamburgers served by the pool - they were excellent. The dining hours were not convenient if you wanted to go to the 7:00 entertainment as the Lido deck restaurant closed ar 8:00.

We are not alcohol drinkers and were continualky pestered to buy drinks if we sat down to listen to music in one of the lounges - there were no free soft drinks available that we were aware of.

Our room was very nice as were all the staff people we dealt with other than those who pestered us to by drinks.

The entertainment was fairly good, though nothing very memorable.

My husband and I will likely not choose a Holland cruise in the future, 

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
just Ok - nothing exceptional

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Cruise Inside Passage, Alaska

5 out of 5
3 out of 5
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3 out of 5
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