HORRIBLE CONDITION of HOLLAND AMERICA'S CRUISE SHIP

Veendam Cruise Review to Cuba

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 15

Overall rating:

3.2 out of 5
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Veendam

10 Night Authentic Cuba (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 25, 2019

Ship: Veendam

Cabin type: Oceanview

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Holland America should have told passengers about the Veendam's horrible condition before departure. There should be NO REQUIRED set gratuity amount and no hotel tax!

Embarkation

3 out of 5
Outstanding

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food & Beverages were excellent p

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
Pools & hot tubs OK

Entertainment

3 out of 5
Good

Children's Programs

No kids with me

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Excellent

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
The Veendam had four elevators on the rear of the ship with two of the elevators not working most of the trip. One elevator was never fixed. Real long wait times!

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5
The cabin needed refurbishing

Ship tip

The ship needed complete refurbishing!

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

4 out of 5
No excursion

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5
Non Holland Excursion

Belize City, Belize

4 out of 5
Non Holland Excursionnon

Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

4 out of 5
Non Holland Excursion

CIENFUEGOS, CUBA

4 out of 5
Art District Excursion...overpriced

Falmouth, Jamaica

4 out of 5
Non Holland Excursion

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

4 out of 5
Beautiful Island...Horrible Holland America BBQ

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
Excellent
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