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I wanted to try the new ship to determine if it be worth brining my spouse back for a B-day celebration. The best the ship had to offer were the Lincoln Center performances, B-B Kings and the updated Lido deck look, and the outdoor deli and pizza station open until late hours. Nightly, my cousin and I had difficulty securing diner seating no matter what we did. The staff seemed not to know how to work the computer and the reservation program. Finally, we took a table for 4 since that was always available and twice someone else joined us. The first level "suite" cabins(6110) was a misnomer; it was smaller than the balcony cabins on the Statendam class ships. The tiny bathroom was so inefficient: barely any place to store wet face clothes and towels and toiletries, no shelves below the vanity, everything had to go on the vanity top. No place to store more than 4 pcs of luggage. In general, nice décor but the dinning room left a lot to be desired. It looked like it wasn't complete. Ship's excursions were extremely over-priced. Besides the Lincoln Center performances and the surround entertainment venue, I cannot imagine what would draw people to this ship again save for very, very interesting destinations and brand loyalty.

Much Awaited New Ship Sails into a Competitive Market far beyond its offerings

Koningsdam Cruise Review by Anita5

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I wanted to try the new ship to determine if it be worth brining my spouse back for a B-day celebration. The best the ship had to offer were the Lincoln Center performances, B-B Kings and the updated Lido deck look, and the outdoor deli and pizza station open until late hours. Nightly, my cousin and I had difficulty securing diner seating no matter what we did. The staff seemed not to know how to work the computer and the reservation program. Finally, we took a table for 4 since that was always available and twice someone else joined us. The first level "suite" cabins(6110) was a misnomer; it was smaller than the balcony cabins on the Statendam class ships. The tiny bathroom was so inefficient: barely any place to store wet face clothes and towels and toiletries, no shelves below the vanity, everything had to go on the vanity top. No place to store more than 4 pcs of luggage. In general, nice décor but the dinning room left a lot to be desired. It looked like it wasn't complete. Ship's excursions were extremely over-priced. Besides the Lincoln Center performances and the surround entertainment venue, I cannot imagine what would draw people to this ship again save for very, very interesting destinations and brand loyalty.
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Cabin Review

Vista Suite with Verandah
Cabin BC 6110
Cabin was in a great location, quiet except for balcony neighbors who smoked. Bathroom is a tiny poorly designed space that needs rethinking for daily use items, particularly if you are sailing for more than a week.
Mozart Deck Inside Cabins, Balcony Cabins, Suite Cabins