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Zaandam Cruise Review to Alaska

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 35

Overall rating:

3.9 out of 5
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14 Night Great Land Explorer (Seattle Roundtdrip)

Sail date: July 16, 2018

Ship: Zaandam

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 3347

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Our first trip on Holland and first trip to Alaska. Traveled with two elderly parents using walkers and two first-time cruisers. Everything handled/scheduled by went exceptionally well.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


2 out of 5

Children's Programs

No children in party.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The following need a BIG PAT ON THE BACK, THANK YOU, AND KUDOS!!! Oka, Wahyu, Husma, Dwe (i?), Ilham, Suis, Ochi, and Christian (Restaurant Operations "Big Guy"). Also, The care and support given to my parents, 91 and 87, both using walkers, was amazing and I could tell it was heart-felt.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
There is only one electrical outlet in the cabin, away from the headboard on the vanity. The interior cabins are pitch-dark when all the lights are off, so we always bring a night light. But as I use a CPAP machine, there is a shortage of plugs. We were provided a power strip which solved the problem,

Ports of call

Ketchikan, Alaska

3 out of 5

Juneau, Alaska

3 out of 5

Icy Strait Point (Hoonah), Alaska

3 out of 5

Anchorage, Alaska

3 out of 5

Homer, Alaska

3 out of 5

Kodiak, Alaska Did not visit port

Rained all day.

Sitka, Alaska

4 out of 5

Victoria, British Columbia

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
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