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We had the signature suite Deck 6 Sailed 24 July -4th August Pros The staff dining staff were exceptional, they went over and above to please you. The drinks staff were polite but you got the feeling they were there to push sales. Good selection of movies and TV Shows which were available on demand and free. Cons It's a really boring ship....nowhere to have fun. Even the BB Kings lounge music was more about the band enjoying there particular taste in mellow music rather then getting the passengers up to have a dance. I would suggest that if you are between 25-55 yrs you were unlikely to have any significant nightlife at all. Nothing to enhance the sail away experience....no music (or God forbid a live band), and only once did I see canapés being offered by one steward. On the back deck And Lido bistro the music was on a repeat sequence which only lasted at best 45 mins so you heard the same songs and music time and again. The EXC Tour talks should have been broadcast directly into the state rooms. You could not access your stateroom account via the TV. Only via the mobile phone app. The food was repeated every 12 days so if on a 24 day cruise you would get the same menu again. The cabins were not cleaned well and twice cleaning cloth was left in our room. I agree with a previous reviewer that the norovirus cleaning of the stateroom was completely laughable.......nothing was moved from the bench tops in our room.

At best the experience was only average

Westerdam Cruise Review by bhagyesh

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: July 2017
  • Destination: Mediterranean
  • Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite
We had the signature suite Deck 6 Sailed 24 July -4th August

Pros

The staff dining staff were exceptional, they went over and above to please you. The drinks staff were polite but you got the feeling they were there to push sales.

Good selection of movies and TV Shows which were available on demand and free.

Cons

It's a really boring ship....nowhere to have fun. Even the BB Kings lounge music was more about the band enjoying there particular taste in mellow music rather then getting the passengers up to have a dance. I would suggest that if you are between 25-55 yrs you were unlikely to have any significant nightlife at all.

Nothing to enhance the sail away experience....no music (or God forbid a live band), and only once did I see canapés being offered by one steward.

On the back deck And Lido bistro the music was on a repeat sequence which only lasted at best 45 mins so you heard the same songs and music time and again.

The EXC Tour talks should have been broadcast directly into the state rooms.

You could not access your stateroom account via the TV. Only via the mobile phone app.

The food was repeated every 12 days so if on a 24 day cruise you would get the same menu again.

The cabins were not cleaned well and twice cleaning cloth was left in our room.

I agree with a previous reviewer that the norovirus cleaning of the stateroom was completely laughable.......nothing was moved from the bench tops in our room.
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