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Volendam Review

4.0 / 5.0
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594 reviews
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First Time Cruisers Hong Kong to Japan

Review for Volendam to Asia
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Jazzyp67
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Feb 2017
Cabin: Large Ocean-View Stateroom

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary and we weren’t disappointed at all stopping off in China, South Korea and Japan. As first time cruisers and just turned 50 we were some of the youngest couples on board with the average age of the guests around the 70+ age group mark. In fairness the cruise was targeted towards this group and a mainly American audience followed by the Aussies and Canadians. Only 124 Brits on board !!!!!

The ship and cabins were very good in our opinion but we cannot compare to any rival. Rooms cleaned very efficiently and to a high standard by out 2 stewards.The food was spot on mostly with a great choice however the Lido self service restaurant is very much hit and miss with over dry and cold food served very often in the evening. The main Dining room “The Rotterdam” was excellent for breakfast, lunch and dinner service.

Entertainment was generally of a poor standard from the on board production and I have seen better at my kids school play!! The guest entertainers were however very good and of high quality which included a magician, comedian, juggler and rock violinist. Most nights there were two showings and always a seat available.

Cabin Review

Large Ocean-View Stateroom

Good size and clean with an ocean view. Television is dated and small and cannot see due to the angles. Lots of storage space with good quality toiletries towels and bedding. Slept very comfortably

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