Great Italy Cruise

Veendam Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

5.0 out of 5
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10 Night Italian Enchantment (Venice Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 19, 2007
Ship: Veendam
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 10 years ago
It was the Veendam on Holland America sailing out of Venice. Food was very good, cabin attendent and meal steward were excellent. Service does drop off a little if you wind up at strange table because your not back in time. Entertainment was age appropriate, (mostly seniors). My biggest complaint was that there were only two non smoking nites in casino and I found smoking previlant throughout interior of ship.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The only meal I didnt enjoy was the Master Chef special nite. Primarily because it was a set menu.

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Excellent tour. Out to a small village, local dance exhibition and a tour of old town. Unfortunately we had rain.
5 out of 5
It was during Monte Carlo Grad Prix. Enough said. The city was one of the cleanest I have ever seen. Couldnt see casino because of the race. You need a jacket and an entry fee of 50 Euros
5 out of 5
3 out of 5
St Paul Basilica was great. Lunch was poor and trip around Rome was only drivebys.
3 out of 5
The city of Naples itself you can have but, the trip to Almafi coast was absoutley breathtaking. A cant miss tour.
5 out of 5
A great stopo

Pros: All the stops. Venice, Sicily, Monte Carlo, France, Rome, Napes, Croatia.

Cons: A few ship problems with the water. The ship did not discourage smoking.

Recommends Veendam? Yes!

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