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Volendam Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
561 reviews
9 Awards

HAL loses Stars

Review for Volendam to the Middle East
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DISGRUNTLED AUSSIES
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Jan 2013
Cabin: Large Ocean-View Stateroom

Personal Background Information Two 65 yr olds. 14th cruise. Like the smaller ships. Normally have a large transit component for the cruise, so the cost is high and so is the expectation. HAL had been given a good reputation by the agency (5 star reputedly). We expected good western food and good service.

Travel To Port of Embarkation

The connections through our local travel agent were good and bad. We would not use them again. There was confusion about the level of cabin to be assigned and HAL, when contacted, were singularly unhelpful.

Cabin Review

Large Ocean-View Stateroom

Cabin FF

Cabin was ok but at speed it was like being in a washing machine - (close to stabilisers?)

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