Nice cruise ship but staffs can be nicer

Westerdam Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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7 Night Alaskan Explorer (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: June 04, 2011
Ship: Westerdam
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Large Group
Reviewed: 7 years ago
Lido Deck sometime can be very crowded. Many times people waited in a long line to get their food.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Lido deck should be improved. The regular dinner room is better.


3 out of 5
The movie theater layout is not good. The schedule often conflict with dinner time.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
Their staff should definitely be trained better. Be more friendly and helpful. HAL other cruise ship I took before had better staffs.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Westerdam has elvators with a view.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
5 out of 5

Don't Miss: Butchart garden is a must see.
5 out of 5
I went finishing at Ketchikan. We caught a king salomon. They can process it and Fedex to your home for $90. We decided to give it to the captain Larry Wiseman. He is a pleasant captain. You can visit his website at
Don't Miss: Salmon fishing
5 out of 5
Sitka is a small town. The semi-sub we took was so so. The nature history park on the east side of town is definitely a place you should go. It only take 20 mins to walk from town center.
Don't Miss: Nature History Park
5 out of 5
I look the helicopter tour with ERA to the glacier. It was a wonderful experience.

Pros: Butchart Garden

Cons: Lido Deck

Recommends Westerdam? No.

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