Veendam Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York

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3 out of 5

A great cruise with a few exceptions

Sail Date: May 01, 2013

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Inside

The ship itself was very clean although it seemed a little dated in its decor.

Pros: The quality of the food\, the cleanliness of the ship and the ports of call

Cons: The lengthy dinner times\, cutting of certain niceties and the duration of certain excursions. The check in was very unorganized and lengthy. I realize they had a situation on their hands\, but they should have been better prepared and executed a better thought of Plan B.

Recommends Veendam? Yes!

Ship Quality
Very clean at all times.
Food and Dining
The quality of the food was very good\, especially the Pinnacle Grill. However\, we had the 'choose your dining time' and the dinner service was slow and too lenthy. It seemed like they had cut personnel. We even saw supervisors assisting with the serving of the food and clearing the tables. It took us on 2 occasions over 2 hours which caused us to miss the shows.
Cabin / Stateroom
Excellent accomodations and condition at all times.
Service and Staff
The entertainment was 'just all right'\, really nothing to brag about.

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