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Koningsdam Review

5.0 / 5.0
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Beware Cabin 7005

Review for Koningsdam to the Eastern Mediterranean
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susu1001
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Sep 2016
Cabin: Verandah Stateroom

We booked a guarantee VE balcony cabin and were given cabin 7005. This cabin is below the bridge and the view is obstructed by the bridge and equipment hanging down such as the search light. It should be sold as an obstructed view balcony cabin not as a VE cabin.

The same issue must also affect cabin 7006 on the other side of the ship.

The inside of the cabin was excellent with:

Cabin Review

Verandah Stateroom

Cabin VE

This cabin is below the bridge and the view is obstructed by the bridge and equipment hanging down such as the search light. It should be sold as an obstructed view balcony cabin not as a VE cabin.

Port Reviews

Rome (Civitavecchia)

What can I say - fantastic!

Katakolon (Olympia)

Got a coach to Olympia for 10 euros return. The sellers are there as you come out of the port. The train is the same amount.

Athens (Piraeus)

Great to be in port overnight as it gave us time to go to Sounion on the bus.

Rhodes

Love Rhodes town!

Crete (Heraklion)

Museum very good.

The ship is very large - 500 steps from one end to the other. The Lido buffet was always very busy and chaotic. The staff have to serve you so you inevitably end up with too much of one thing and not enough of another and they were generally unhelpful and didn't understand English. The food was very good quality though. We only went to the main dining room twice and service was very slow. The Canaletto restaurant however was excellent with very good staff.

The World Stage is very odd and is sort of 'in the round' and parts of it so narrow that two dancers fell off the stage. We missed the 'The World' show which everyone said was really good as we went for dinner at 8.30 but didn't finish until 10.45 so missed the last show at 10pm ( the buffet closes at 8.30). The two comedians and the mentalist were very good.

Our cabin stewards Jas and Hamin were excellent butmost of the other staff we encountered were less so.

We didn't have hot water in the afternoons - just morning and evening - and we were given OBC for this.

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