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Volendam Review

4.0 / 5.0
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569 reviews
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Not impressed!

Review for Volendam to Alaska
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10+ Cruises • Age 80s

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Sail Date: Jul 2019
Cabin: Large Ocean-View Stateroom

Seven day Alaska cruise, is easy for us, no flying

It was for our 55th anniversary. HAL screwed up the delivery of flowers for my wife, they never showed up, had to go to service desk, to straighten it out. Finally got them. After dinner that night, other table guest were gone, wife mentioned it was our anniversary. The waiter did not know, told us to wait, ran off and got a cake for us, poor communication.

Waiter, probably doing his job, trying to up sale dinners. Card on table, advertises a seafood dinner for $27 and a steak for $76 and waiter tells about it every night, nobody was impressed. Leave this to the specialty restaurants. If this is the way things are going, average people "the bread and butter" cruisers, will stop cruising. The "whole" dinning experience was disappointing, things are going downhill fast. Entertainment, not much better. Really not much to do on board. The Mariners Club lunch was poorly organized two of us stuck at a table for six, other people the same way. The Captain and staff did not even stay. No Captains cocktail party.

Cabin Review

Large Ocean-View Stateroom

Cabin C

Cabin, not bad, attendant very good.

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