Westerdam Cruise Review by yvoyage: RELAXING CRUISE
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We can say that H-A was up to the usual standard expected for this type of cruise. Here are some comments on various points related:
Food: Very good. No negative comment.
Food 2: We also had one night at the Pinnacle Grill (extra of $25. per person) for a good steak. Well, the porterhouse is 24 ounces. Unreal. I left half of it, but the quality was excellent. Same for the Lobster bisque and the Alaska cake.
Service: Generally good. However, at the Lido buffet, on 2 occasions, we were looking for space to sit and also saw other people with plates in their hands looking for a table while a section was closed for preparation for the Italian restaurant at night. It was 2 o'clock, well ahead of the night meal.
In room: excellent service.
Entertainment: Having been on other cruises, we believe improvement is needed here. 2 nights of comedy is a lot when many cruisers do not understand English.
Pool: there is one with a rooftop that can close if cold or rainy More weather.
I personally was sick one day (diarrhea and vomiting). Had to go to infirmary for pills. I was quarantined in my room for 24 hrs, but not my wife. The next day, I was called 4 times to verify if I was well (probably also to check if I was in the room). The quarantine was lifted after I told them I was OK, which was the case. However, after analysing the reason for this lost day, I suspect that the jacuzzi near the pool is responsible. This is a place where virus can spread around quite fast. I met a woman who had the same symptoms and who had gone into the jacuzzi like me the day before.
All in all, satisfactory cruise for our original purpose. Less
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Cabin review: Westerdam Standard Interior Stateroom Verandah
We always take verandah room. First time Verandah suite. Very cosy, large bathroom (2 sinks, whirlpool bath plus separage shower). Large balcony (app. 4 x 10). Flat screen TV- 22 inches. Unlike other cruise companies, H-A does not have your account on TV. If you want to know how much you have spent at any moment, you have to go to reception.
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