Fourteen Nights in New England & Canada = A Little Bit of Heaven, thanks to Holland America's Veendam.

Veendam Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 18

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5

7 Night New England & Canada Discovery (Boston To Montreal)

Sail date: July 07, 2018

Ship: Veendam

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 736

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

We felt pampered from the beginning to the end of our cruise. Positives were: plenty of luggage storage and closet space in stateroom; in-shower decanters were a nice touch; great selection of evening movies; stateroom excellently maintained by staff who were very friendly and eager to please; great Cruise Director!Negatives were: lack of adequate power outlets in the stateroom; poor quality reception of stateroom television; confusing interior design of the ship; temperature too cold in the theater room; and lack of separate, quiet room for reading.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The food in the dining room was the best we've ever experienced on a cruise ship - first class all the way!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
The Test Kitchen experiences were very informative and enjoyable, although the room was kept way too cold.


5 out of 5
We were awed by the professionalism and talent of the Veendam Singers and Dancers - The Cruise Director was the best!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Everything was well-maintained; however, the ship's layout left a lot to be desired. It was confusing having the promenade decks not go straight through the ship.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

Make sure you bring a power strip as there is only one outlet in the cabin and one razor outlet in the bathroom.

Ports of call

Bar Harbor, Maine

4 out of 5

Halifax, Nova Scotia

5 out of 5

Sydney, Nova Scotia

5 out of 5

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

5 out of 5

Quebec City, Quebec

5 out of 5
This was our favorite port. The layout of the Old City vs. the New City was amazing and we were in awe of everything.


5 out of 5

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