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Athens (Piraeus) to Europe - Black Sea Cruise Reviews

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Black Sea Cruise - October 2015

Review for Prinsendam to Europe - Black Sea

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Bluenose 47
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

While we have sailed on various Holland America ships, this was our first on the Prinsendam. In reading other reviews before departure, I was somewhat nervous about what the condition of the ship would be. I don't know if the ship has recently had some refurbishments or not, but I found most of the criticisms I had read to be unfounded. Keep in mind, this vessel is 27 years old. I have been on ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Superior Verandah Suite


Greece and Black Sea

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WisRiver
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We (a group of six) were on the Prinsendam on the October, 2014 Black Sea Explorer. This was our fifth HAL cruise in the past six year each on a different ship. We have been on the Zaandam (Alaska), Nieuw Amersterdam (TA repositioning), Noordam (TA repositioning) and Veendam (South America repositioning). We are 3* Mariners and will be 4* when our Prinsendam cruise is credited. In part this review ...
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Sail Date: October 2014

Cabin Type: Superior Verandah Suite


Absolutely wonderful

Review for Prinsendam to Europe - Black Sea

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Mar from USA
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

I chose this cruise because of its Black Sea itinerary, mostly places I have never seen. Spending a few extra days in Athens was the icing on the cake. Check-in and boarding staff were efficient and cordial. My stateroom, a free upgrade surprise, was large and luxurious with a bathtub and walk-in closet. Cabin stewards were gracious and eager to please. The small size of the ship gave me a chance ...
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Sail Date: October 2013


NEVER AGAIN, not wisely selected ports and too expensive

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EFCHI
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

Me and my father had participated in a Holland America cruise with MsPrinsendam from 2 to 14 October this year at Black Sea. It was a round-trip, we sailed from Piraeus and disembarked there after visiting the following ports and places: Volos-Pelion in Greece, Sinop in Turkey after cruising the Dardanelles and Bosporus, Sochi in Russia, Sevastopol in Ukraine, Constanta in Romania, Burgas (though ...
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Sail Date: October 2013


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