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Oosterdam Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 30

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
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Oosterdam

7 Night Alaska Hubbard Glacier (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail date: May 14, 2017

Ship: Oosterdam

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 7063

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

The food was superior and the service great.  A bit of a problem was understanding the broken English of the staff but all were very nice.  Did not like the push to spend more and more and the gratuities inflicted.  Directions on the ship are terrible and no one was around to ask directions when needed.  The Neptune lounge was the about the best part of the ship.  However, the on board entertainment was terrific.

 Hubbard Glacier was a huge disappointment.  Staff said the ship would get close enough to turn ship side to side for excellent viewing.  However, it did not get close enough and was stationary the whole time.  I saw it once before on another cruise line and it went up very close,etc.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Perfect

Ship tip

Be prepared to get lost most of the time. Lack of directions and staff to ask non existent.

Ports of call

Seattle, Washington

3 out of 5

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5

Sitka, Alaska

1 out of 5

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5

Victoria, British Columbia

1 out of 5
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