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Rotterdam Cruise Review to Transatlantic
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
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Rotterdam

18 Night Viking Passage (Rotterdam To Boston)

Sail Date: July 02, 2016

Ship: Rotterdam

Cabin Type: Oceanview

Cabin Number: 3312

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review Summary

good service, good ship great experiences-Holland America gives you great value for money-its the best intersection point of price and value- I've been on Crystal, Seabourn etc and you pay 3x as much for only 10-15percent more luxury- do you really like or need caviar that much?

Only critical advice :book your own shore excursions.. HAL charges too much (most lines do) for what you get

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
we were actually upgraded to 2626 full ocean view- however, this trip would have been better in an INTERIOR cabin! Why? Crossing the atlantic to the very north in the summer there was little to no darkness and black out curtains are inadequate too much light for proper sleep

Ship Tip

Pinnacle Grille was top notch and worth it

Ports Of Call

Rotterdam, Netherlands

3 out of 5

Bergen, Norway

5 out of 5

Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland

5 out of 5

Cruise Eyjafjordur, Iceland

5 out of 5

Akureyri, Iceland

5 out of 5

Isafjordur, Iceland

5 out of 5

Cruise Isafjardardjup

5 out of 5

Reykjavik, Iceland

3 out of 5

Cruise Prins Christian Sund, Greenland

5 out of 5

Nanortalik, Greenland

1 out of 5
nothing to do here and anticlimactic after other Greenland /Iceland ports

St. John's, Newfoundland

3 out of 5

Halifax, Nova Scotia

5 out of 5

Boston, Massachusetts

5 out of 5
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