Westerdam Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

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4 out of 5

an excellent experience

Sail Date: August 13, 2011

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

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

Pros: staff and attentiveness

Cons: short stop in evening in Vic

Recommends Westerdam? Yes!

for the most part, very good - not NY Broadway, but certainly what we often get around Columbus and lots of fun
Ship Quality
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
Food and Dining
very tasty, very ncely done, as an almost vegetarian, would have preferred a few more veggie items
Cabin / Stateroom
extremely pleased with the room and the ammenities
Service and Staff
staff was outstanding - again, have never been on any other cruise ship but have been in many hotels
Ketchikan, Alaska
7am came in - interesting - saw a bear and whales and eagles - would have preferred more time and a later start
Juneau, Alaska
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
Victoria, British Columbia
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
Sitka, Alaska
beautiful, interesting place
Don't Miss: all of it

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