Loved Canada and New England

Zaandam Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 46

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
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7 Night Canada & New England Discovery (Montreal To Boston)

Sail date: July 13, 2019

Ship: Zaandam

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 3300

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

We took this cruise because of the itinerary. The ship is fine, we would sail on the Zaandam again, but it wasn't my favorite ship. There are things to do onboard, but it is limited compared to the larger ships. The service and food were very good. I loved that in the buffet, the staff served most of the food instead of guests helping themselves. Not all guests are diligent in washing their hands.


5 out of 5
Embarkation was a breeze

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
lots of great options in main dining room and buffets

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
We enjoyed Test Kitchen


4 out of 5
Comedians were great. Singers and Dancers were good.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Our cabin was fine. Across the hall was a storage room for the cabin steward. Occasionally we hear the doors opening or closing, but for the most part no problems

Ship tip

The ship is older, but still in good condition.

Ports of call

Montreal, Quebec

5 out of 5

Cruise St. Lawrence River

5 out of 5
loved watching the scenery as we cruised the river

Quebec City, Quebec

5 out of 5
We took an excursion to the Historical part of Quebec City. Loved it.

Cruise Gulf Of St. Lawrence

5 out of 5

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

5 out of 5
Took an Island Drive and visited Anne of Green Gables House. Lovely area

Sydney, Nova Scotia

5 out of 5
Walked the historical part of Sydney, quaint little town

Halifax, Nova Scotia

5 out of 5
Took a tour of Halifax and Peggy's Cove. Peggy's Cove was beautiful

Bar Harbor, Maine

5 out of 5
Took a bus into Acadia National Park. Great views from Cadillac Mountain.

Boston, Massachusetts

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Since we cleared customs in Bar Harbor ME (our first entry point in US) disembarkation in Boston was just a matter of walking off the ship and picking up our luggage. Couldn't have been easier.
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