Panama Canal

Veendam Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Verified Review
14 Night Panama Canal Eastbound (San Diego To Tampa)
Sail Date: January 03, 2016
Ship: Veendam
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 392
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 1 year ago

the canal was fascinating. The crew on the Veendam were wonderful and took care to make sure all the passengers were well taken care of. The ship is old and had a lot of "cricks". The TV was very small and useless...I never knew what was on & when. The movies they showed were okay; nothing special. The shower in our room was difficult to adjust. We joined the spa, but since this was an old ship, the amenities were not up to snuff. It lacked a dressing room and I was unable to do my hair, etc. the stops we made were short, so it was difficult to get to know anything in the areas we stopped at. Overall, the trip was pleasant,; my goal was to cross the Panama Canal, so I did.  

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Cabin was fine, but somewhat uncomfortable. The couch we had wasn't very comfortable. The beds were okay; Space was very small!

Ship Tip

Sip and Savor at 5pm; $4 glasses of wine- choice of red or white.

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