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We took this cruise out of Tampa, Fla thirty minutes from our winter residence...We had never used Holland America before... Our cabin #8098 located on the eigth floor in a great place for pool, dinner and lido deck for buffet foods. I saw a lot of really old people using scooters and walkers and wheel chairs...Never saw the entertainment director at the pool.The pool two of them had a 10 person compacity, very small. Lots of smokers surrounding the pool area. The cabin was a good size,BUT mold in several places on the shower curtain, the refrig ottom and the glass in the deck... The food the first night in Main dining seating, sent the steak, so touff could not cut with the knife, Chose chicken instead and it was OK. Lido deck for breakfast,eggs always cold,sausge and potatoes too. The only get a good breakfast was to wait on line for a omelet. Coffee machines worked sometimes same with the ice tea machine,always being worked on.. The third night we were all awaken by a alarm, that was put off by mistake,followed a 3 minute via loud speaker speech from the Ship Captain. We went o Mexico Cuzamel nice port, Honduras,not so nice port,Guatemala and Costa Maya Mexico. Excursion were informative and fun, again lots of really old people..Remember I am 70 they were OLD !!!!!! The shows mid ship were great the shows in maintheater were terrible. The Movie theater was great.. The ship needs to be put in for repair and spruced up...This is our eleven ships and can pretty much can compare.This ship needed help. the crew were great. The digatal workshop was superior

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Oosterdam Cruise Review by ffricke

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: March 2017
  • Destination: Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom
We took this cruise out of Tampa, Fla thirty minutes from our winter residence...We had never used Holland America before... Our cabin #8098 located on the eigth floor in a great place for pool, dinner and lido deck for buffet foods. I saw a lot of really old people using scooters and walkers and wheel chairs...Never saw the entertainment director at the pool.The pool two of them had a 10 person compacity, very small. Lots of smokers surrounding the pool area.

The cabin was a good size,BUT mold in several places on the shower curtain, the refrig ottom and the glass in the deck...

The food the first night in Main dining seating, sent the steak, so touff could not cut with the knife, Chose chicken instead and it was OK. Lido deck for breakfast,eggs always cold,sausge and potatoes too. The only get a good breakfast was to wait on line for a omelet. Coffee machines worked sometimes same with the ice tea machine,always being worked on..

The third night we were all awaken by a alarm, that was put off by mistake,followed a 3 minute via loud speaker speech from the Ship Captain.

We went o Mexico Cuzamel nice port, Honduras,not so nice port,Guatemala and Costa Maya Mexico. Excursion were informative and fun, again lots of really old people..Remember I am 70 they were OLD !!!!!!

The shows mid ship were great the shows in maintheater were terrible. The Movie theater was great..

The ship needs to be put in for repair and spruced up...This is our eleven ships and can pretty much can compare.This ship needed help. the crew were great. The digatal workshop was superior
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Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom
Cabin VA dirty mold
dirty #8098 MOLD..MOLD
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