Beautiful Oosterdam

Oosterdam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 19
Helpful Votes: 173

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 15, 2018

Ship: Oosterdam

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 4040

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

We love sailing on Holland America. The Oosterdam is a beautiful ship and service is always excellent.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Very good

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Thermal suite is awesome and relaxing. EXC presentations are informative.

Hydro Pool

5 out of 5

Very relaxing. Additional fee for this venue and thermal rooms but well worth it.

Thermal Suites

5 out of 5

Relaxing. Thermal chairs guarantee relaxation and a quick nap. Steam rooms are wonderful.


5 out of 5
Production shows were excellent. Magician and comedian were very good. I was glad that the comedian gave a "clean" show.

Crow's Next

5 out of 5

Nice remodeling of area. Lots of comfortable places to sit and read, converse, play games, look up info on places, etc.

Children's Programs

No children traveling with us.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Service on Holland America is always over the top. The captain was especially fun and very visible around the ship.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The ship's refurbishing was done in good taste. I love the designs of the rugs.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Room was adequate. Enough storage space. Bed was very comfortable. Bathroom could have used some upgrading.

Ship tip

Be sure to go to Lincoln Center Stage and BB King Club

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida Did not visit port

I live here.


5 out of 5
Quick and smooth. Carried off bags.
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