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Oosterdam Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 122

Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
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7 Night Alaskan Explorer (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail date: July 28, 2019

Ship: Oosterdam

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 6077

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Nice visit to Alaska; great weather, on our week; smooth waters; etc ...


5 out of 5
Not so good; long lines; slow, really slow; felt like I was in the Slowzski family reunion, with hundreds of relatives

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Best food ever; keep the good stuff coming

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Kind of weak; but that is relative to what we found on a Princess cruise, about 10 years ago;


3 out of 5
Same as for the onboard activities

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff on Holland America is THE BEST ! Period! Hands down!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very, very clean. The ship is the right size. Not too small, not too big. Just right!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
I recommend this type of cabin to all. Great. All around great.

Ship tip

It is a relaxing ship for oldsters. Even with all the urchins running around (summer vacation), it worked well for the senior set.

Ports of call

Seattle, Washington

3 out of 5
Too crowded with people and cars.

Cruise Puget Sound

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Juneau, Alaska

4 out of 5
I like coming back to this city; you can see Russia from here

Cruise Hubbard Glacier

5 out of 5
A great visit; clear as could be; great viewing; sun was just great on the glacier for some very nice pictures; the Capt. did a great job of placing the ship for viewing by all; we got very close on our visit

Sitka, Alaska

5 out of 5
Really love this little city;

Ketchikan, Alaska

3 out of 5

Victoria, British Columbia

1 out of 5
Timing of our port call not good for a town visit, by us.


5 out of 5
Smooth as a baby's ....
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