Overall the cruise was very good

Westerdam Cruise Review to Mexico
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 25

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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7 Night Mexican Riviera (San Diego Roundtrip)

Sail Date: October 22, 2016

Ship: Westerdam

Cabin Type: Balcony

Cabin Number: 4022

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review Summary

Overall the experience was very good. The service was great, the dining room food was very good but at times the buffet food was old and cold. 

In Mazatlan the bus trip cost $54 per person and wasn't worth it. We felt ripped off when we went to the Mexican traditional dance show. The man singing was lip-syncing the songs. The dancers mostly twirled around holding their skirts every dance and the music was extremely loud. But we absolutely loved the cathedral! Beautiful!

 Departing the boat was a disaster. Non US guests were not told beforehand that they needed to go to deck one for customs. Guests were lining up at 7:30 to disembark and were not allowed off until 8:45 because customs was still on deck one. More than 10 people had a 10 am flight!  Very poorly handled...

The main entertainment on each night of the cruise was outstanding. If you were bored that's on them.  Lots to do every day.


Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Buffet food was old and cold at times.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Loved them!


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
We did not have any children with us but were up on the deck they were on and they had plenty to do. Not disruptive in the pool.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Outstanding! Gracia in the buffet and Ono and Deny in housekeeping. We looked forward to seeing what animals we were waiting in our room at night.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very clean and well kept for such a large ship.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very good service.

Ship Tip

Make sure you know what excursions cost.

Ports Of Call

Mazatlan, Mexico

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Loved the beautiful cathedral.

San Diego, California

5 out of 5
Beautiful! Good food.
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