Zaandam Cruise Review to Mexico

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2 out of 5

Far From The Best

Sail Date: October 12, 2011

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Room Type: Oceanview

After returning from a Carnival cruise in the Caribbean we were quite disappointed. Three weeks previous we had been on a cruise with Carnival on the Freedom. No comparison. We thought we were upscaling(what a let down) In no way did this cruise hold a candle to the cruise on the Freedom. The ship is old and need lots of repairs, the food average, the crew less than customer aware, the moral of the crew seemed to be in the dumps. I could go on but if you havent caught on by now more words are going to help.

Pros: Reasonable Price

Cons: Old Vessel and LAZY CREW

Recommends Zaandam? No.

Ship Quality
.Public areas and bathrooms were filthy and stunknot to mention one was directly across the passageway from our stateroom.

Food and Dining

We couldnt get the early dining as we wanted and missed a lot of the evening entertainment which we enjoy
Cabin / Stateroom
Toilet didnt work and the lighting in dressing area was very poor.
Service and Staff
Toilet didnt work and the lighting in dressing area was very poor.

After complaining to the staff we were approached by an officer in charge of the lido deck as the appetizer was being served and interviewed there on the spotwould have much nicer if he would have made arrangements for interview in private.

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