Amsterdam 3

“Panama Canal Cruise, Holland America, Amsterdam”
Cruise review of Holland America Amsterdam

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The Ship was nice, well appointed, good shows, excellent library, balcony room had a slightly larger balcony which was nice. Te service was excellent and presentation good.

Food quality was poor at at best, both in the main dining room and the buffet area. At dinner, I had steak 6 of 15 nights, and every time is was served well done, not medium rare as requested. I sent it back 3 nights, one night twice. Beef quality was poor. Food was sometimes not hot.

Wine was outrageously expensive for quality and the wine pour was a "short pour" - much less than a typical restaurant. One of the higher quality wines (per the wine list) was Columbia Crest Merlot, which sells for $9-11 per bottle at Sam's or most grocery stores. The cost for 2 short pour glasses for dinner was $17.83. Drinks in the lounges were also short, many of the single malt scotch's on the drink list were not available

Two of 5 port stops were cargo ports, isolated 10 miles from nowhere with no More ability to walk around. You had to take one of their somewhat expensive tours, but then they had a captive audience so why not charge more.

Everything on the ship was as expected for a 4 star line, why skimp so much on the meals and drinks. Less

Amsterdam Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America


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Sail Date: December 2011
Destination: Panama Canal & Central America
Embarkation: Los Angeles
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Published 02/01/12

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