Overrated and over priced

Veendam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Verified Review
14 Night Southern Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 24, 2008
Ship: Veendam
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 9 years ago
The Lido pool could have been covered more often since they had an open pool on top of the ship. On board shops too small and not enough of them. Too much jewelry and not enough necessities. Way too expensive.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food good but not excellent as we had hoped for.

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Our stateroom stewart was excellent. The buffet staff was lazy. Had to get our own drinks, carry our own trays. Front office had poor knowledge of the ports and itineraries.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Clean, small but well organized.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Excellent
1 out of 5
We were not told anything about this island and what was on it. The shops were very poorly supplied and the staff was not friendly.
3 out of 5
5 out of 5
1 out of 5
Waste of time
1 out of 5
Landed on a Sunday and the town was closed, had only a few portable shops set up.

Pros: Stateroom and the Verandah

Cons: Front office staff lack of knowledge of ports and itinerary

Recommends Veendam? No.

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