Awesome family bonding time!!

Zuiderdam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: December 01, 2012
Ship: Zuiderdam
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 5 years ago
Ship accommodations were nice. We were most impressed with the friendliness of the ship staff. Everyone worked hard to make this a most pleasant experience. We especially enjoyed the spa package we purchased that allowed our whole family access anytime to the thermal suite the entire week.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Top notch quality food in the dining room. My teenage boys are not fond of dressing up\, but found the dining room food to be worth the effort. Also\, we had open seating and only made reservations one night. The other nights we didn't and only had to wait to be seated one night which was on New Year's Eve. Open seating was not a problem.


3 out of 5
Over the top delivered with the Magician\, James Celian!! He was magnificent!! Can't say the same for the comedian. He was awful and that seemed to be the overwhelming response from the audience. The magician however was quite funny and should be getting the comedian's pay.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Absolutely wonderful!! They were great with keeping our room cleaned and providing fresh linens. Always enjoyed the chocolate mint at the end of the evening along with a special towel sculpture.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
You would see crew working throughout the day cleaning the ship. Also\, they really emphasized the use of sanitizer to keep everyone healthy. The ship's layout was easy to navigate around.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Size was small\, but to be expected. It did not affect our overall comfort. There was plenty of closet and drawer space and we didn't spend much time in the room.

Pros: Service\, Food\, Magician\, Spa

Cons: Comedian

Recommends Zuiderdam? Yes!

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