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Rotterdam Retired Cruise Review to Transatlantic

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
Rotterdam Retired

27 Night Azores Normandy & Baltic Jewels (Tampa To Rotterdam)

Sail date: April 15, 2018

Ship: Rotterdam Retired

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 2509

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Great cruise once again. Stateroom 2509 was horrible. Booked lowest outside hoping for upgrades but the ship was full. Dumb decision on my part. Crew was excellent once again knew some crew members from previous cruises on HAL which made the cruise more enjoyable!


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Lido Restaurant

5 out of 5

Excellent service and great food offerings. A tad crowded at times

Pinnacle Grill

3 out of 5

Food was good but I question the added cost value. I’ll stick to the Dining Room I believe

Explorer's Lounge

4 out of 5

Very good with violinist and pianist playing daily. Very relaxing indeed

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Guest Services / Excursions

5 out of 5

Very accommodating quick with answers and solutions. Manager was beyond exceptional


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5

Ports of call

Key West, Florida

4 out of 5

King's Wharf, Bermuda

5 out of 5

Ponta Delgada, Azores

5 out of 5

Brest, France

3 out of 5

Cherbourg, France

5 out of 5

Zeebrugge (Bruges), Belgium

3 out of 5

Rotterdam, Netherlands

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
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