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Oosterdam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 29

Overall rating:

3.3 out of 5
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Oosterdam

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 04, 2017

Ship: Oosterdam

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 4085

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

Book if you just like to eat with older crowd. Good food prepared with pride. Food was better than carnival or rci for sure. Spa hot tub was only hot tub with proper temp which cost me an extra 125 dollars

Embarkation

4 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
Art education was ok

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Average singers on dueling pianos. Tyler price was very good. Comedian was ok. Not enough entertainment. Bb kings blues was good with 2 lead singers in a class above the rest of the band. Ran out of songs by night three.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
First night dinner was very unorganized. After that it was good. Little things like omelette stoves not working correctly and empty steak sauce bottles on steak night. Room steward wahoo was good.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Old but clean

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Obstructed view sink cracked clean

Ship tip

Book with line and bypass . Holland was rude but at least I would not have to also deal with world travel holdings and their bad service.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

2 out of 5

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

1 out of 5
Ripoff 160 us to the beach. Ocean world also was a joke.

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

2 out of 5
Day pass At hotel was ok but nothing special.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

3 out of 5
People have ptsd from hurricanes. Utility wires in the washed out roads everywhere. Not ready for tourists. Beaches were mostly closed so it was like a war zone everywhere.

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

4 out of 5
Nice beach weak drinks pay extra for everything. Tender ships were large and frequent.

Disembarkation

1 out of 5
Very unorganized with poor announcement volumes and everyone had expedite cards but no one got off early. Lines as long as the ship for self service luggage.
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