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Zaandam Review

4.0 / 5.0
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524 reviews
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Likely will not choose to cruise again...

Review for Zaandam to Alaska
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Linda Wilkinson
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Jun 2018
Cabin: Verandah Suite

This was my first cruise ever and I've wanted to go to Alaska for 17 years. I chose this cruise because it went to destinations other cruise lines did not cover. I had friends that told me I would love cruising. I saved for over a year to take this trip and the entire thing ended up being over 15K (excursions, expenditures, etc.).

I was guaranteed a BB stateroom (navigation deck) and received a suite on the deck 6 instead that was supposedly an upgrade. Not. Directly over entertainment and noisy.

The ship had norovirus and that made things rather unpleasant for both crew and passengers, since you had to disinfect yourself 4 times to walk across the deck and several group activities were cancelled. The cruise continued; I did not contract the virus. But it didn't make things much fun.

Cabin Review

Verandah Suite

Cabin BB

This is an undesirable cabin located forward directly over the theater; noisy.

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