Statendam Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

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2-3 cruises


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3 out of 5

Mostly enjoyed the cruise

Sail Date: September 30, 2010

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

Bad ship. Many broken things (air conditioning was horrible, by the end of the cruise two elevators stopped working, first half of trip no satellite for sports weekend, overflowing toilets in staterooms, dining room was so hot that formal nights were unbearable, noisy "creaking" in our stateroom associated with ocean swells that really bothered my wife). The crew, staff and food was great, so the only issue is a worn out ship.

Pros: Great staff, food, crew

Cons: Bad ship. Many broken things

Recommends Statendam? No.

Ship Quality
Size and layout great, condition poor, decor, cleanliness great.
Food and Dining
Cabin / Stateroom
poor ventilation and cooling, otherwise great
Service and Staff
Always impressed
Couldnt have been better
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
Compared to the other ports, my least favorite
Fuerte Amador, Panama
Cartagena, Colombia

Don't Miss: visit old town
Puerto Chiapas (Tapachula), Mexico

Don't Miss: chocolate making
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
Puerto Corinto, Nicaragua
friendly and courteous people
Huatulco, Mexico
Great little town, clean and small

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