food was disappionting

Westerdam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 13

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Southern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 11, 2011
Ship: Westerdam
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago
Talked with several other cruisers on this trip who normally cruise with HAL, all agreed the food has gone down hill, also not enough servers at the buffet lines. we all think HAL must be cutting back on the number of crew to save money. All the crew we met were very friendly and helpful but I think over worked. the entertainment was also down from previous cruises. only one semi production show. less pool side music and activities then previous cruises. We are cursing on the Nordam in Feb which is the sister ship to the Westerdam so we will see if this is a HAL problem or just this ship

Food and Dining

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
cabin stewards maybe over loaded

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Pros: ship, beds and linens, cabin, staff

Cons: food, not enough crew, entertainment

Recommends Westerdam? No.

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