Westerdam Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Alaskan Explorer With Glacier Bay (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 09, 2015
Ship: Westerdam
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 6009
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 3 years ago

The scenery is beyond words.  The ports were good.  Enjoyed seeing the small towns.  Everyone should see Alaska this way at least once.  However, the ship lacked a LOT!  Both in staff and food.  Taco bar was EMPTY of several foods one afternoon, someone told me they waited one hour on a hamburger, lobster was not cooked done the last evening of the cruise, etc. Booked thru USAIRWAYS and called about a week before to upgrade to suite and was told it would be $339 each but if I could wait THEY would watch the sailing and there were a lot of upgrades complimentary about a week before sailing.  NEVER heard ANYTHING.  Last time to book with these people.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Lido was sometimes AWFUL. Main dining was fair.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5
BB King band never did a BB King song......

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

cabin was fine. deck needed to be washed. They would spray it off, but it left residue...

Ship Tip

Seems like you had to do battle at the buffet. Crowded and pushing and shoving...plates were in the MIDDLE of a particular bar - had to get plate and entrée and then get back in line for bread, fruit...

5 out of 5
we arrived 2 days early and stayed 2 days after. we love Seattle. Clean and good food. Cab fare is $40 from airport.
5 out of 5

Cruise Glacier Bay

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
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