Our first ocean cruise

Westerdam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 05, 2016
Ship: Westerdam
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 8100
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Our first cruise was a great experience and we are glad we went with Holland America.  The ship was a little smaller which we liked, but there was plenty to do, or not to do.  I could do without the constant sales pitch of the jewelry and constant picture taking, but if you avoid that you will have a great time.  We loved our experience and will pick HAL for our next cruise.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Cabin was excellent, had everything we needed, plenty of storage, was perfect for our needs
3 out of 5
Lots of traffic, give yourself plenty of time to get to dock and to and from airport
5 out of 5
Loved Pillory Beach and the Bohio Dive Club, however the beach at the dock looked excellent and right next to Margaritaville
5 out of 5
Ship docs right near Old Town, you can walk the streets, walk to the Fort, We did Bacardi cruise and Fort excursion, Bacardi was ok, not much time at Fort, I would do it on my own next time
5 out of 5
Went to St. John, but island ferry did not leave till 11AM, wish it would have left earlier
5 out of 5
Awesome beach, lots of fun, very relaxing. Wish the drink package covered the drinks there, but it did not
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