Zaandam Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

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2-3 cruises


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2 out of 5

A Huge Disappointment!!

Sail Date: August 01, 2010

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Suite

Apathetic staff, constant marketing over PA system, ice cream at every food, service, demeanor. The average passenger was 80 plus. Nothing against the aged, but we were always inline behind wheelchairs and walkers. Not for anyone under 70... find anothercruise line.

Not the refined atmosphere we envisioned.

Pros: Nice rooms with excellent storage

Cons: Geriatric cruise - not for younger passengers, apathetic service

Recommends Zaandam? No.

Food and Dining
Very little variety.
Lawrence Welk style entertainment. For those too young to know who he is, it's entertainment fro the over 80 crowd!
Ship Quality
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
They were over-worked and uncaring. One of the staff told me they worked for 11 months straight with no days off and as many as 13-14 hours per day.

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