272 Westerdam Tips

FriarTuck
Dec 08, 2015

The side elevators mid ship were the easiest to access and fastest. Pay attention to the support columns in the show lounge, there are obstructed views. Many different lounges to take advantage of. Don't forget the pool behind the Lido restaurant.

Cruiser961
Dec 17, 2015

Not much ballroom dancing on ship.We missed that very much.

nzellner
Jul 25, 2016

Arrive early to the shows as the seats fill up quickly and several seats have blocked sight-lines.

pnutshouse
Aug 02, 2016

Take a look around, explore, and get to know the ship.

velettapate29
Oct 11, 2016

Stay in the back of ship close to the pool and viewing area with a bar, hot tubs. Get to the Crows nest early in the morning to drink coffee and sit in the black recliners overlooking the ocean....very peaceful.

ecstacy
Oct 07, 2013

Even if you haven't booked an excursion get off the boat. There are plenty of options for people like us who don't get around very well. We found excellent 2-3 hour van-bus trips at reasonable rates that were available right on the docks at Juneau and Sitka.

ClumberSkye
Nov 10, 2013

Explorations Café in the Crow's nest was my favorite place to have a latte and watch the world go by. Introduce yourself to Captain Scott - He's amazing! Eat at the Pinnacle Grill, but skip LeCirque .

sedona333
Jun 12, 2013

Coffee terrible ...they use the coffee liquor....Gotta buy it at Starbucks. Difficult to find regular whole milk.

natl7
May 13, 2013

Wake up early to get the best spot by the pool and bring your robe.

hbenje
May 13, 2013

The only thing is the Lido Restaurant was way overcrowded in the mornings. it wasn't easy to get food in an orderly fashion. Some of the food tasted old.

vinasvoyage
Jun 18, 2013

The Crow's Nest is the "go-to" place for those who enjoy a quieter, less crowded drink or snack with friends. Plenty of comfortable seating in a variety of arrangements, free hors d'oeuvres, a coffee bar, daily newsletters, open jigsaw puzzles, a computer station, and friendly bar staff. Great place for whale-watching and trivia!!!

glutenfreemomma
Jun 18, 2013

Lido had the best dining.

MusicMan8680728
Jun 21, 2013

Change Good to Excellent for all above. Everyone was friendly, helpful.....

fallfan
Jul 08, 2013

We were far forward on deck 4. We were very close to the anchors. We were wakened early in the mornings of arrivals at a couple of destinations by the noise of the anchor being played out.

jonandbeth
Dec 09, 2014

Make the most of Half Moon Cay. It was fantastic.

Eddysr
Apr 04, 2011

Don't miss going to the Observation Deck and have capuccino while looking the beauty of God's creation.

kaya1949
Jan 17, 2013

get assigned seating at dinner

Alaskacruise
Jul 19, 2013

All accommodations were excellent.

snk
Aug 03, 2013

The staff of Indonesian-Phillipino origin seemed hardworking and nice as ever.

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