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Statendam Review

4.0 / 5.0
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216 reviews

DEC 21 2012 PANAMA CANAL on the STATENDAM

Review for Statendam to the Panama Canal & Central America
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2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

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Sail Date: Dec 2012
Cabin: Large Ocean-View Stateroom with Porthole

The beginning and end of the cruise was unacceptable. This was our third cruise and compared to the others there were some major differences.

We embarked at noon in San Diego and had to wait 6 hours till our baggage arrived outside our cabin. It was not just us, but all of the passengers suffered this ignonomy. Even though we came extra early so that we could get ready for the evening. It was especially difficult since our Sabbath starts at Sundown, and we had no clothes to wear that evening. The excuse given was "a computer glitch". There was not so much as "an excuse us" from anyone, not even the cruise director.

At the end of the cruise, after we disembarked in Ft Lauderdale, we had to wait on the Pier for almost three hours to go thru disembarkation". Once we got to the Customs officer, we were waved thru immediately. We still cant understand the long delay in Ft Lauderdale. the excuse given there was "the computer is down".

Cabin Review

Large Ocean-View Stateroom with Porthole

Cabin H

Hallway noisy at times, across from Laundry. Generally quite comfortable. Our window had a wonderful view, even in port. We were directly over the gangway, and had a great view.

we had toilet stoppage once, but that was quickly fixed.

Port Reviews

Puerto Vallarta

we walked thru the city and found some good stores and interesting places.

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