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Zuiderdam Review

4.0 / 5.0
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1070 reviews
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Always great to be on a cruise, many highlights, but HAL needs some improvements

Review for Zuiderdam to the Southern Caribbean
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Dolby1000
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Mar 2019
Cabin: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite

This is about our 12th cruise, we previously cruised on Carnival and Disney, but mostly with Royal Caribbean. We had just tried Disney in 2018 but found that their experience just did not warrant their more expensive pricing. We cruised many times on Royal and consider the Allure our "home" ship. But nothing on Royal really appealed to us, so we decided to branch out.

We were celebrating our 33rd anniversary on this cruise, I'm 57 and my DW is 60.

We stumbled up this cruise when I searched for Panama Canal. This cruise leaves from Florida, reached the canal, goes through the Gatun Locks and then returns to Florida. We have seen the original canal, but were very interested in seeing the new one. I also saw an excursion for a dome car train journey across the isthmus and that sealed the deal, Zuiderdam here we come!

Cabin Review

Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite

Cabin SA

Very large and comfortable cabin with larger balcony.

Port Reviews

Half Moon Cay

Beautiful and long beach, easy to find more secluded spots. Needed more time there.

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