Westerdam Cruise Review by cqtiger
- Sail Date: March 2019
- Destination: Asia
- Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite
Vibration can take a little getting used to during the night but this only occurred when we were making up time or docking. Steward service was hit and miss for a suite as we were surrounded by non suite staterooms and the allocation to each steward would be higher.
Rarely did we see a child(I think there were 2 on board), most passengers were American Australian UK then South African average age 65.
Loved the free laundry and staff in Neptune lounge were fantastic. Shows were nothing like the big ships so were a bit hit and miss. Pinnacle restaurant was great especially their degustation but MDR food was also great and service perfect.
Always hard to compare different ships particularly of different size. Suite benefits vary dramatically in different cruise lines so check what suites you. As a 1900 passenger ship it is less crowded with fast elevators less queuing but the trade off is less shops and activities and shows of a lower standard.
Tours in china and Japan were poor value with communication issues with the guides but they were well organised. Internet even on the premium package was hit and miss.
Would definitely recommend this ship.
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