Our past several cruises have been with Carnival. However, this time we went with relaxation. And that is what we got!
First the ship. Yes, it is older but it has been through a recent refurbishment.
The carpets were beautiful and ... Read More
Love cruising out of Tampa! ALl areas of the ship I visited had been remodeled. LOvely new carpet, upholstered furniture and even new bedding. THe only thing not remodeled was the bath shower curtain.
AS far as the food, the dining ... Read More
We chose this cruise for the 15 days with a full itinerary. "Circle the Caribbean." We had been to most of the ports before but added St Lucia and Antiqua to our list. The ports were great other than Cap Cana, Dominican Republic. ... Read More
We were advised by friends to use Holland America as it would not be a 'party' ship and that was true.
The cabin was not as spacious as we had hoped, it was a case of only one of us could move at a time.
Table on the veranda was no ... Read More
We've traveled on the Rotterdam twice before with out major problems, but this time was not good! The ship was not ready for passengers before we boarded after dry dock on Nov. 4. In fact, many (not all) contractors were leaving the ship ... Read More
Chose for need for relaxation and to extend our summer! Embarkation after dry dock took and extra 2-3 hours and ship really wasn't ready for people. Sea view pool area was closed until 3rd day and workers were back there half of the ... Read More
The ship needed more time in dry dock that's for sure but I've never seen a staff try harder oh sure there are always a few ppl who don't go the extra mile but the stewards, servers and bartenders were just excellent. We did know the ... Read More
Just got off the Rotterdam. Expedited debarkation was off the ship and through customs at our car at 8:05am.
First the good.
Food and service were great in all the dining venues. Service was outstanding in Mix Martini bar, Henry and ... Read More
Let me be quite clear -- We are 4-star level on HAL so this is NOT our first rodeo with this line. We've enjoyed many wonderful cruises, including one in 2016 on the MS Rotterdam which was a great cruise. However, the ship is 20 years old ... Read More
From the minute we arrived at the Port in Tampa, I knew something was wrong, we could not board the Rotterdam as the workers that were on it for Dry Dock were still on the ship working we had to wait for them to get off which delayed our ... Read More
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