Wife and I cruised from 12/10-17 on the Eurodam. The vacation was just perfect start to finish. The ship was clean and well kept. Our cabin 4166 was the best verandah on the ship. Why? Two reasons: 1 - The balcony was double-wide giving us more space and better views. 2 - The shower was incredibly powerful, much stronger than what we had on the Zaandam a few months ago. Dining was fabulous as always. Meals in the dining room ranged from very good to spectacular. Lido food was good but service there was uneven. This was the only area on the entire ship where the service did not meet high standards. They just need more people in there. Room steward was great. Room service was great (although a little early at times). DIning room service was great. The highlight of the ship was the BB King's Blues Club. Outside of true touring bands (like U2, The Who), this was the best live music I have ever experienced. Each musician was very talented and they played well together. Song choices were very good, atmophere was great, and the room just rocked. If you are a fan of live music, especially blues and blues-rock, choose a ship with the BB King's Blues Club. They were that good. Lincoln Center Stage performers were talented as well. Great classical music if that's your thing. The Eurodam Performers were good, The Band was so-so. We didn't listen to Billboard On Board enough to rate them, just not our style. Why did we choose this cruise? We got a great rate on dates we could travel to a warm climate. We also got a cheap upgrade from interior to balcony. I would not recommend HAL to families with children. There were very few children on board and few activities catered to them. However, if you are a couple, especially an older one, this line will work for you.

Cruise was fantistic, but BB Kings was Super

Eurodam Cruise Review by friendswithdave

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: December 2017
  • Destination: Eastern Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom
Wife and I cruised from 12/10-17 on the Eurodam. The vacation was just perfect start to finish. The ship was clean and well kept. Our cabin 4166 was the best verandah on the ship. Why? Two reasons:

1 - The balcony was double-wide giving us more space and better views.

2 - The shower was incredibly powerful, much stronger than what we had on the Zaandam a few months ago.

Dining was fabulous as always. Meals in the dining room ranged from very good to spectacular. Lido food was good but service there was uneven. This was the only area on the entire ship where the service did not meet high standards. They just need more people in there. Room steward was great. Room service was great (although a little early at times). DIning room service was great.

The highlight of the ship was the BB King's Blues Club. Outside of true touring bands (like U2, The Who), this was the best live music I have ever experienced. Each musician was very talented and they played well together. Song choices were very good, atmophere was great, and the room just rocked. If you are a fan of live music, especially blues and blues-rock, choose a ship with the BB King's Blues Club. They were that good.

Lincoln Center Stage performers were talented as well. Great classical music if that's your thing. The Eurodam Performers were good, The Band was so-so. We didn't listen to Billboard On Board enough to rate them, just not our style.

Why did we choose this cruise? We got a great rate on dates we could travel to a warm climate. We also got a cheap upgrade from interior to balcony.

I would not recommend HAL to families with children. There were very few children on board and few activities catered to them. However, if you are a couple, especially an older one, this line will work for you.
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Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom
Cabin VB 4166
Loved our cabin with the double-balcony and super strong shower. Lots of plugs, an improvement over the Zaandam. Very little traffic outside so no noise.
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