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We chose this cruise because of the price, Stayed at the Ascot hotel great price great room, Singapore can be expensive. Can be skipped in my opinion. Getting on and off the ship was very smooth The Ship is Older however the cabin we had on the second level midship window was in very good shape, the ride was one of the best we've had smooth and quiet. Dining is still very good (for the price) could have better free coffee. Entertainment was alright for us, you must get to them early for a seat on the daytime activities, like the happy hour however if the prices were lower during regular hours passengers would drink more...(Just a suggestion HA). Service as usual was above average. Ports and Excursions: Expensive and can be better and refreshed. We used private tours for all except one port and wished we had gone private. Private gets you smaller groups and can be modified a lot easier. It takes longer to research and organize but saved a lot and had personal guides. Note: There are only so many Pagodas and Temples that you can see before they start looking the same. For this cruise we had 3 beach days could be four. Only complain for HA is the quality of the Internet for the price. (even the service desk admitted to the poorness of the service) It is slow so it uses all your minutes very quickly even just simple email sending and checking can take 5 to 10 minutes at a time. This has to be improved but overall HA is the better cruise liner, we met passengers in Hong Kong that came in on a similar cruise from Norwegean who had the cruise from Hell Look it up...

Singapore to Hong Kong Jan 3 2117

Volendam Cruise Review by Sandy Meneses

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: January 2017
  • Destination: Asia
  • Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom
We chose this cruise because of the price,

Stayed at the Ascot hotel great price great room, Singapore can be expensive.

Can be skipped in my opinion.

Getting on and off the ship was very smooth

The Ship is Older however the cabin we had on the second level midship window was in very good shape, the ride was one of the best we've had smooth and quiet.

Dining is still very good (for the price) could have better free coffee.

Entertainment was alright for us, you must get to them early for a seat on the daytime activities, like the happy hour however if the prices were lower during regular hours passengers would drink more...(Just a suggestion HA).

Service as usual was above average.

Ports and Excursions: Expensive and can be better and refreshed. We used private tours for all except one port and wished we had gone private. Private gets you smaller groups and can be modified a lot easier. It takes longer to research and organize but saved a lot and had personal guides.

Note: There are only so many Pagodas and Temples that you can see before they start looking the same. For this cruise we had 3 beach days could be four.

Only complain for HA is the quality of the Internet for the price. (even the service desk admitted to the poorness of the service) It is slow so it uses all your minutes very quickly even just simple email sending and checking can take 5 to 10 minutes at a time.

This has to be improved but overall HA is the better cruise liner, we met passengers in Hong Kong that came in on a similar cruise from Norwegean who had the cruise from Hell

Look it up...
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Cabin Review

Large Ocean-View Stateroom
Cabin C 256x
Overall very good great cabin service.
Main Deck Inside Cabins, Outside Cabins