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Volendam Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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7 Night Glacier Bay & Inside Passage (Vancouver Roundtrip)

Sail date: July 23, 2014

Ship: Volendam

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: GUAR

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 7 years ago

Review summary

We selected this cruise because we wanted to be in the Inside Passage and see the glaciers.  It was exactly what we wanted!  The four stops we made enabled us to see Alaska in its glory and  splendor!  The bar staff and wait staff were superb!   LOVED the fact that you can get a drink card and not have to worry about over-spending!  


The ship is outdated compared to others - bathrooms in the suites REALLY need a makeover.  I understand its going into dry dock after this season for that very thing.  The only complaint I have is while everything is going great on the ship, there are no issues and everyone is very accomodating.  However, have issues  - we had 4 - and all of a sudden they have to get with the home office, can't understand English or just don't care.  I'll take this up specifically with HAL though.  

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
we didn't see any taking place around the pool - very strange


1 out of 5
the dancers were ok but the magician, comedian and others - UGH

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ports of call

Vancouver (Canada Place), British Columbia

5 out of 5

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5

Skagway, Alaska

5 out of 5

Cruise Glacier Bay

5 out of 5

Ketchikan, Alaska

3 out of 5

Cruise Inside Passage, Alaska

5 out of 5
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