This is an old ship and should be retired. A generator broke causing us to miss one of the two Cuban cities of this Cuban cruise. Three public mens room were also broken. No service at the back adult pool area. You can only get warm soda with a glass of ice and you have to pay 15% gratuity for that. I heard from other passengers that missing the Second City of Cuba has happened before. This all ship is not capable of getting to that Port easily. If going to Cuba is why you're taking this Cruise book another ship. The dining room staff or definitely overworked. It was beginning to feel like I was more at at an Olive Garden then on a cruise ship. The housekeeping staff is very friendly. Embarking and disembarking was very smooth. We always enjoyed High Tea. Breakfast buffet is awesome. They will make you fresh eggs, pancakes and waffles no need to go to the dining room.

Broken Ship

Veendam Cruise Review by ScottyScott

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: November 2018
  • Destination: Cuba
  • Cabin Type: Lanai Ocean-View Stateroom
This is an old ship and should be retired. A generator broke causing us to miss one of the two Cuban cities of this Cuban cruise. Three public mens room were also broken. No service at the back adult pool area. You can only get warm soda with a glass of ice and you have to pay 15% gratuity for that. I heard from other passengers that missing the Second City of Cuba has happened before. This all ship is not capable of getting to that Port easily. If going to Cuba is why you're taking this Cruise book another ship. The dining room staff or definitely overworked. It was beginning to feel like I was more at at an Olive Garden then on a cruise ship. The housekeeping staff is very friendly. Embarking and disembarking was very smooth. We always enjoyed High Tea. Breakfast buffet is awesome. They will make you fresh eggs, pancakes and waffles no need to go to the dining room.
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Cabin Review

Lanai Ocean-View Stateroom
Cabin CA 159
The room was okay definitely beginning to show its age.
Lower Promenade Deck Inside Cabins, Outside Cabins