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Rotterdam Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Review for Rotterdam to Around the World
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BernartPhoto
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Jan 2016
Cabin: Vista Suite

Interesting itinerary from Rotterdam to Singapore plus a 14 day loop around Indonesia and then back to Rotterdam ... 91 days in total. We got off in Singapore and enjoyed the trip. First a number of European ports (Southampton, Lisbon, Gibraltar, Malta, Athens, Crete and then the Suez canal ... 8 sea-days in total before you arrive in the Gulf states! The full day through the canal was interesting though. After that 3 Gulf states, Oman, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Next ports were in India, Mangalore and Cochin. Sri Lanka, Myanmar (Yangon) and Phuket and finally Singapore.

Service on board is still very good but slightly less then our first HAL experience about 20 years ago. Ample activities on board and definitively something for everyones taste. Food is good and there are a lot of different options to choose from ... from very formal in the Pinnacle to very informal in the burger shack and pizza counter.

The entertainment was good, although we skipped a number of performers ... especially the British stand up comedians were hilarious. All in all an great experience and a good way to get to Singapore without flying!

Cabin Review

Vista Suite

Cabin A

The Vista suite has plenty of room for a long cruise. However, the Rotterdam is a quite old ship, so some signs of age were showing.

Port Reviews

Crete (Heraklion)

too expensive for what was offered

Muscat

too expensive

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