We really enjoyed this cruise for the most part, the price we couldn't believe, we got it on a flash sale. We hadn't really intended to cruise back to Alaska but when I saw the price, there was no saying not now. Our cabin was perfect, at first it was to be an obstructed, but 2 hours after paying for our cruise the price dropped again, they upgraded us to an unobstructed cabin and even offered a balcony for a few dollars more, we chose to stay with the oceanview. The food was a bit different then we were used to on RCCL. we did like RCCL better but it was fine, kinda fun to try something different. We did like it better when we could select our own food items like on RCCL ships, I like my asparagus a bit more raw then mush. But it was fine, some of the little plates we had no idea what it was and no one explained it. We loved tea at 3pm, but most people had no idea that they did this. The entertainment at night was a huge disappointment, we have been spoiled by RCCL, 9 cruises, so expect a bit more to do at night especially on Gala Nights. Their comedian was horrible, people even got up and walked out on him, we thought to do that too, but stayed stupid, what a waste, the magician was just ok, nothing great, just ok, the dancing was not even as good as most high schools and they do not sing its all canned. The lights are interesting BUT they need better techies, more then half the time, more then half of the programs were all mixed up, starting and stopping, lights not in sync. The piano and quartet in Lincoln Stage was not our cup of tea, there was more to do then listen to that and there were not enough seats anyhow. They did have classes that we loved, we took all the photography ones, not any of the windows as we have apple, we didn't do cooking classes either as just want what we were interested in but heard they were great. Loved the way they handled Glacier Bay, loved the blankets on the decks. We would do another Holland cruise to Alaska. We did not like the fact that they kept trying to sell you the alternative dining plans, they wouldn't take no. also the photography, we always get the photo packages, not this time, but they too kept bugging us about their black and white, $350-400 for 1-2 photos is ridiculous. Not one time did any of the crew ask us to give them a good review, on RCCL, the waiters drive us crazy asking. We did not purchase any excursions this time, just walked around each port. The biggest disappointment was the length in a few ports, Ketchikan was way to short and Victoria a big joke, arriving after 6pm, everything was closed that we wanted to see after a very long walk into town, only a few souvenir stores and pubs were open, with 3 ships in town it was ridiculous, people were not happy at all.

Bound for Alaska...

Eurodam Cruise Review by 3scouts

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: May 2019
  • Destination: Alaska
  • Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom
We really enjoyed this cruise for the most part, the price we couldn't believe, we got it on a flash sale. We hadn't really intended to cruise back to Alaska but when I saw the price, there was no saying not now.

Our cabin was perfect, at first it was to be an obstructed, but 2 hours after paying for our cruise the price dropped again, they upgraded us to an unobstructed cabin and even offered a balcony for a few dollars more, we chose to stay with the oceanview.

The food was a bit different then we were used to on RCCL. we did like RCCL better but it was fine, kinda fun to try something different. We did like it better when we could select our own food items like on RCCL ships, I like my asparagus a bit more raw then mush. But it was fine, some of the little plates we had no idea what it was and no one explained it. We loved tea at 3pm, but most people had no idea that they did this.

The entertainment at night was a huge disappointment, we have been spoiled by RCCL, 9 cruises, so expect a bit more to do at night especially on Gala Nights. Their comedian was horrible, people even got up and walked out on him, we thought to do that too, but stayed stupid, what a waste, the magician was just ok, nothing great, just ok, the dancing was not even as good as most high schools and they do not sing its all canned. The lights are interesting BUT they need better techies, more then half the time, more then half of the programs were all mixed up, starting and stopping, lights not in sync. The piano and quartet in Lincoln Stage was not our cup of tea, there was more to do then listen to that and there were not enough seats anyhow. They did have classes that we loved, we took all the photography ones, not any of the windows as we have apple, we didn't do cooking classes either as just want what we were interested in but heard they were great.

Loved the way they handled Glacier Bay, loved the blankets on the decks. We would do another Holland cruise to Alaska. We did not like the fact that they kept trying to sell you the alternative dining plans, they wouldn't take no. also the photography, we always get the photo packages, not this time, but they too kept bugging us about their black and white, $350-400 for 1-2 photos is ridiculous. Not one time did any of the crew ask us to give them a good review, on RCCL, the waiters drive us crazy asking. We did not purchase any excursions this time, just walked around each port. The biggest disappointment was the length in a few ports, Ketchikan was way to short and Victoria a big joke, arriving after 6pm, everything was closed that we wanted to see after a very long walk into town, only a few souvenir stores and pubs were open, with 3 ships in town it was ridiculous, people were not happy at all.
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Large Ocean-View Stateroom
Cabin D 1085
our cabin was better then we expected, very clean and very room after you got in past the hall, the entry is extremely narrow, I use a small walker, we had a problem and the officer came to check it out was surprised how hard for me to get into cabin, didn't let it bother me, we did have a problem, there was a horrible noise the first night we wondered if we would survive, the second night even worse, I went right to guest services after we tried to sleep they came right with us in just a few minutes the noise was taken care of the ladder in the overhead bed was not secured and was vibrating like you couldn't believe, but within a few minutes all taken care of, Last night our safe wouldn't work, not even for the officer on duty, they finally got it opened, all was fine. We had a tub, it was a bit difficult for me to get into but it was ok. Loved the sofa and table set up, the TV was huge. loved our towel animals and chocolate every night. We never saw our cabin attendant but never needed anything so was fine
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