Ports were amazing, ship not so!

Zuiderdam Cruise Review to Europe - Northern Europe

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 23

Overall rating:

3.6 out of 5
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24 Night Fjords & Highlands And Baltic Adventure (Copenhagen Roundtrip)

Sail date: May 17, 2019

Ship: Zuiderdam

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 6047

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

I would not cruise on this ship again. Very old. No entertainment and everything closed early. Not very friendly staff. The ports were great. Our room steward was great. The food in the buffet was just not very good. Out of all the ships we’ve been on this has been the worst. First time on HollandAmericaLine.


5 out of 5
Very good

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
Ships main dinning was ok. Buffet was poor. Closed early. They had to serve you and food was not very good.

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
Very little activity on ship. Trivia was all


1 out of 5
Piano bar was good. Main stage entertainment was very bad

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Our room steward was very good. We’ve been on many cruises and I have to say this was the most unfriendly staff we’ve had.

Ship Quality

2 out of 5
Older ship. Lots of towels down for leaking windows,tape holding up walls in elevators

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Stateroom was nice

Ship tip

Don’t expect any entertainment. Older person cruise

Ports of call

Copenhagen, Denmark

5 out of 5

South Queensferry (Edinburgh), Scotland

5 out of 5

Invergordon (Inverness & Loch Ness), Scotland

5 out of 5

Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Scotland

5 out of 5

Stornoway, Isle Of Lewis, Hebrides

5 out of 5

Belfast, Northern Ireland

5 out of 5

Dublin, Ireland

5 out of 5

Cherbourg, France

5 out of 5

Zeebrugge (Bruges), Belgium

5 out of 5

Amsterdam, Netherlands

5 out of 5

Oslo, Norway

5 out of 5

Cruise Oslofjord

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
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