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Boston to Cuba Cruise Reviews

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Terrible excursions, awesome staff and food

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Winnabel
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose the 2-week cruise from Boston to the Caribbean and back in August because the summer was when we could take vacation and we liked the days at sea from Boston before arriving in the Caribbean and afterward. We were excited especially to see Cuba. What we learned from this cruise: 1) Do not vacation in the tropics in summer unless you enjoy walking around in what feels like someone's ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Verandah Suite


Cuban highlights

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frankie baby01
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We chose this cruise because it involved two ports in Cuba-Havana and Cietrefugo. The ship is very small and had almost no entertainment until the trumped up Happy hour, which charged a very high charge for every drink and for only $2 more for the second drink. Music was a piano player for and hour. The food was just fair and the beef quality got worse as the cruise went along. So we ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


The very bad, the NOT good, and the really really ugly!!!!

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leplep
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Be VERY leary. DO NOT GO. I have the CDC Vessel Sanitazion Program (CDC) on this one. Disgusting, filthy toilets and “sanitation”. I walked into my cabin when it was announced that cabins were clean and ready, and I went into my bathroom and the toilet was over flooded with filthy water and human fecal matter! The public bathrooms were almost always filthy; I never saw anyone clean a public toilet ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Disappointing Experience

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vbeltran
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary to Cuba, Key West, and Grand Cayman. Unfortunately, the Veendam is in terrible shape. The air conditioning does not work. There are parts of the ship that are blazing hot while other parts are freezing. Plus, in our cabin, there was rust on the shower ceiling, dings in the walls, stains on the duvet, and a strong urine smell in the bathroom at all ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


The Truth about Cuba Cruising

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TongueTwister
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The first truth about Cuba: GO. It’s fun and wonderful. The people are great. You can and should book independent tours. Exploring on your own is NOT limited and is encouraged. The Paperwork There are two important pieces of paperwork. The first and easiest ifs the Cuba tourist card. Cruise lines charge $75 for this, most if not all of which goes to Cuba. They give you the blank form at ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


First time to Cuba and on the HAL Veendam

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dolsonxl
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Great round-trip cruise from Boston to Cuba on the HAL Veendam. A lovely ship carrying around 1200 passengers for these two weeks on a relaxing itinerary with a number of sea days. The food was great and started off the first night with fresh haddock as a choice at dinner. We chose the early fixed seating as its great way to get to know to people and also the dining room stewards who took great ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Bermuda 7 Day

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SSKJ572
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because we wanted to be docked for a few days. Although we prefer suites,we decided to try a Lanai cabin. We are three star Mariners with HAL and received the Signature Beverage packages. This included all drinks 9.50 and under. We also received a night in Pinnacle Grill. We arrived in Boston on Saturday and used the HAL ground transportation to get to the port. ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Lanai Ocean-View Stateroom


Perfect trip to Bermuda

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kickes
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We selected the Veendam because of it's smaller size and lower key atmosphere. This was our first trip on the Veendam (but not our first cruise) and the ship was fabulous. She is well maintained. The staff ratio is excellent and the food is the best we have experienced. Our children enjoyed the activities geared toward them. The shows were well produced. The room was well sized, the decor of ...
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Sail Date: June 2018

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom

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