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Volendam Review

4.0 / 5.0
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561 reviews
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Loved our 6 days at sea!

Review for Volendam to Transpacific
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6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Apr 2018
Cabin: Large Outside Stateroom (partial sea views)

We booked this cruise as ports looked great (japan to Vancouver via Alaska) and thought would try holland America line. Overall we enjoyed everything - staff great, food amazing, efficient off and on boat, shows pretty good. A different culture compared to our previous celebrity, princess and royal Caribbean cruises. Found the cruise to be very relaxing with lots of time to read, play games and chill. Loved the bridge classes offered every mornings. A great activity. Only issue was our cabin was in a terrible position as very noisy. We normally book a verandah cabin but thought as winter cruise would just book an ocean view cabin. Big mistake!! We were right over the propellers or thrusters so everytime we arrived in port for two hours prior (around 2 hours) from 5.00 am our whole cabin would vibrate and generate loud noises. Tried to change cabins but all full. We were compensated but I don’t know how they can get away with selling these rooms! At least six days at sea had quiet mornings!

Cabin Review

Large Outside Stateroom (partial sea views)

Cabin DD

Avoid this cabin and ones nearby as very very noisy prior to arriving in port. unaccebtable!

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