We choose this cruise because we wanted to do 3 weeks & my husband is a jazz fan. Having sailed with other cruise lines we are able to compare, the cabins are average size as is the balcony, storage was an issue for me very limited hanging space/drawers our cabin steward Zen was great remembering our name from day one (very impressive) Food in the dining room was great we did anytime dining which suited us, the food in the buffet was poor & never have i seen where the buffet closes for breakfast at 10:30!!!! when we queried this we were told they are open from 6:00 who wants to get up at 6 while on holiday!!!! this was the same for lunch & diner so if you dont mind clock watching while on holiday then this wont be an issue for you!!! We ate in The Pinnacle Grill but we found the food in the restaurant to be better. Entertainment was very repetitive i know you could say well it was 3 weeks but we found this on the first week BB Kings jazz was the only place to have a dance. On our last week there was a Polka group on & several areas would be reserved for them as a private party .... Not impressed by this we should of been pre warned prior to booking, on our last day we turfed off the back deck for this group to have a party this was our last chance of sunshine before flying home the next day that was disgraceful HAL needs to address this issue for future cruises.There is a drinks package which you can purchase once on board. The crew were amazing in every department nothing was too much trouble they made it for us. One of our ports of call was Half Moon Cay fantastic beach, Fort Lauderdale we were here 3 times & on the second one we did a trip from the ship to the Everglades this was an excellent trip, we also did the Land & Sea trip at the end to save us having to sitfor hours in airport again this was very good. Disembarkation is very long winded & took about 1 hour to get out you even had to do this if you were stating on another week!

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Eurodam Cruise Review by Jilly Beans

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: January 2017
  • Destination: Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom
We choose this cruise because we wanted to do 3 weeks & my husband is a jazz fan. Having sailed with other cruise lines we are able to compare, the cabins are average size as is the balcony, storage was an issue for me very limited hanging space/drawers our cabin steward Zen was great remembering our name from day one (very impressive) Food in the dining room was great we did anytime dining which suited us, the food in the buffet was poor & never have i seen where the buffet closes for breakfast at 10:30!!!! when we queried this we were told they are open from 6:00 who wants to get up at 6 while on holiday!!!! this was the same for lunch & diner so if you dont mind clock watching while on holiday then this wont be an issue for you!!! We ate in The Pinnacle Grill but we found the food in the restaurant to be better. Entertainment was very repetitive i know you could say well it was 3 weeks but we found this on the first week BB Kings jazz was the only place to have a dance. On our last week there was a Polka group on & several areas would be reserved for them as a private party .... Not impressed by this we should of been pre warned prior to booking, on our last day we turfed off the back deck for this group to have a party this was our last chance of sunshine before flying home the next day that was disgraceful HAL needs to address this issue for future cruises.There is a drinks package which you can purchase once on board. The crew were amazing in every department nothing was too much trouble they made it for us. One of our ports of call was Half Moon Cay fantastic beach, Fort Lauderdale we were here 3 times & on the second one we did a trip from the ship to the Everglades this was an excellent trip, we also did the Land & Sea trip at the end to save us having to sitfor hours in airport again this was very good. Disembarkation is very long winded & took about 1 hour to get out you even had to do this if you were stating on another week!
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