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Zaandam Cruise Review to Canada, New England, New York

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
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Zaandam

7 Night New England & Canada Discovery (Boston To Montreal)

Sail date: July 20, 2019

Ship: Zaandam

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 2605

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Nice, easy going cruise without a zillion people in every port. Didn't like losing valuable time in Quebec.

Embarkation

4 out of 5
I didn't like that porters came and grabbed my suitcase, carried it about 100 feet, then wanted a tip. I told him no but he was pushy.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Very nice. Long wait for the singing crepe man but he was excellent!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Excellent massage but they tired to push products on me that I didn't want.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Good dancers, great violinists, great band with the national Geographic movie. Mediocre comedians. I would like to have seen a Broadway type production as I'd seen on a Carnival cruise.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Very attentive and helpful

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
The jog from 4th to 5th floor to traverse the ship was always confusing.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Very well kept up. A bit of noise in the hallway.

Ports of call

Boston, Massachusetts

4 out of 5
Done independently

Bar Harbor, Maine

4 out of 5
Independent sea kayaking excursion was great.

Halifax, Nova Scotia

5 out of 5
Museums were fabulous

Sydney, Nova Scotia

5 out of 5
Loved the coal miner museum; done independently.

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

4 out of 5
Done independently

Cruise Gulf Of St. Lawrence

5 out of 5

Quebec City, Quebec

2 out of 5
Our time was severely cut short so we couldn't do planned activities. Poor excuse for doing so; they knew ahead of time and should have planned better.

Cruise St. Lawrence River

5 out of 5

Montreal, Quebec

5 out of 5
Done independently.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Easy
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