Great service, older crowd

Oosterdam Cruise Review to Caribbean

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 13

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
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7 Night Tropical Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: April 06, 2019

Ship: Oosterdam

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 4166

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Very nice ship but I wanted more activities on board. This is a cruise for older people, service was excellent. Entertainment was good but all done by 11:30 and things closed by midnight. Nice restaurants and dining, shows were good. Ports were ok.


5 out of 5
Easy and fast

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Beautiful dining rooms, great service. Food in dining room was good, Lido deck was typical - plentiful but not great

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Not many activities...a pool and a fitness center. No contests or music on Lido deck.


4 out of 5
What they had was good. Ship closed down by midnight

Children's Programs

no kids

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Best service ever on a cruise. Waiters and bartenders remembered us by name. Steward anticipated our needs. Was awesome service

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very good

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Was comfortable and we had a double balcony - great!

Ship tip


Ports of call

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

Just parked and got on the ship

Key West, Florida

5 out of 5
Tour and walking and shopping

Grand Turk Island

3 out of 5
A very poor country. Enjoyed the beach but nothing to see here

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

3 out of 5
Took a private tour, was interesting but not much fun.

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

5 out of 5
What I go on a cruise for - blue water and a beach chair! Nice


4 out of 5
Lines moved quickly
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