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Zuiderdam Cruise Review to Caribbean

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 26

Overall rating:

3.5 out of 5
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Zuiderdam

11 Night Panama Canal Sunfarer (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 30, 2019

Ship: Zuiderdam

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 8133

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Thanks to , we were given several perks that were quite unexpected, but appreciated

Embarkation

5 out of 5
very quickly completed

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
OK, typical cruise fare.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Bingo was expensive, and didn't get good attendance, therefore smaller winnings. One activity was billed as "ballroom dancing" Our expectation was there would be a teacher there. All is was was piped in music for you to dance too.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Did several of the stage events, which were all good. Enjoyed the "Billboard Onboard" piano duo the most.

Children's Programs

no children, average age on cruise was 68

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
mostly nice. On the eighth night, our room was flooded. (bed, draperies, etc) Was resolved next day by moving us to an upgraded cabin.

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5
On the eighth night, our room was flooded. (bed, draperies, etc) Was resolved next day by moving us to an upgraded cabin.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

4 out of 5
clean efficiently run

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

3 out of 5

Oranjestad, Aruba

4 out of 5

Willemstad, Curacao

4 out of 5

Cartagena, Colombia

4 out of 5

Enter Panama Canal At Cristobal

4 out of 5

Cruise Gatun Lake (Inside Panama Canal)

4 out of 5

Cruise Gatun Lake (Inside Panama Canal)

4 out of 5

Colon, Panama

3 out of 5

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

4 out of 5

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
clean efficient
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