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Westerdam Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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7 Night Alaskan Explorer (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 13, 2011
Ship: Westerdam
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago
staff trained to be poilite, always attentive, constantly cleaning the ship, providing all kinds of entertainment, food basically tasty but too abundant, didn't understand how short the time ashore was going to be or that one would start at 7am and end aboutnoon and another would be on a Friday ngiht. Perhaps length of shore stay and timimng of said needs to be clarified

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
very tasty, very ncely done, as an almost vegetarian, would have preferred a few more veggie items

Entertainment

3 out of 5
for the most part, very good - not NY Broadway, but certainly what we often get around Columbus and lots of fun

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
staff was outstanding - again, have never been on any other cruise ship but have been in many hotels

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
can't say the best because never have seen any other cruise ship. couldn't find anything wrong with it and was extremely impressed with how well kept the shi was

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
extremely pleased with the room and the ammenities
3 out of 5
7am came in - interesting - saw a bear and whales and eagles - would have preferred more time and a later start
3 out of 5
poured rain - that wasn't the ship's fault but it did dampen the experience
Don't Miss: glacier even in the rain was spectacular
5 out of 5
beautiful, classy place - would have liked to have been there in the daytime with more time fo see the gardens and to perhaps have tea at tea time
5 out of 5
beautiful, interesting place
Don't Miss: all of it

Pros: staff and attentiveness

Cons: short stop in evening in Vic

Recommends Westerdam? Yes!

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