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Zuiderdam Review

4.0 / 5.0
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1070 reviews
32 Awards

Great Cruise to the Baltic and Northern Europe

Review for Zuiderdam to the Baltic Sea
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giraffegirl
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

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Sail Date: Jun 2018
Cabin: Signature Superior Verandah Suite

The crew on this ship is exceptional. All the stewards are friendly and very helpful and attentive. Whenever passengers are embarking or disembarking, senior officers are on the pier to wish you welcome or to wish you a good day or to problem solve if needed..

The food is very good, although the portions are astoundingly large. On this 24-day voyage my traveling companion and I ate in the Canaletto 8 times because of the food and service. We also ate in the Pinnacle Grill twice, with its impeccable food and service. The beverage service in all of the served dining venues leaves a little to be desired. It takes a long time to receive bottles of wine that are ordered at the table or pre-ordered, and there is no written method for passengers to keep track of bottles used if a package is bought. The Lido food and service is good, but a sign indicating which direction the serving line is going would be very helpful. As usual, the bread pudding is available every day at noon, but it is now served by the ice cream attendant.

My Signature Suite, 8051, was very nice, but also very noisy. Loud banging is heard every night from overhead; sometimes for a few minutes, but sometimes for a half hour or more. Also, the cabin is across from the steward serving area which has many stainless steel cabinets, including an ice chest. Ice is brought from elsewhere and dumped into the chest and then individual cabin ice containers are filled from it. The door was left open and noise from the area radiated into the cabin.

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Signature Superior Verandah Suite

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Port Reviews

Kiel

Not a lot to see here, so a three hour tour is longer than needed.

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