Beautiful Alaska

Zuiderdam Cruise Review to Alaska


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Sail Date: July 01, 2013
Ship: Zuiderdam
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 4 years ago
Nice staff. You are charged for everything beyond the core basics and the fees are outrageous. Passengers joke among themselves -- when a new napkin is supplied at dinner (\"Will this cost us?\")\, but it truly is not funny.
We are encouraged several times to give \"extra\" tips\, even though we are charged 15% extra for tipping for everything -- meals\, service\, everything. Yet we are told if we enjoyed ourselves\, to tip more. Why??

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Very nice staff.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Pros: Whale watching\, beautiful views

Cons: Poor pre-boarding\, mandatory tips\, very unreasonable prices on all \"extras\"

Recommends Zuiderdam? Yes!

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