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Westerdam Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Staff really made the cruise enjoyable

Review for Westerdam to Asia
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puhleeze
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Nov 2019
Cabin: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom

Have been on HAL cruises before and wanted to see some Asian ports. Would not recommend cabin 4166 if you are inclined to suffer seasickness. This ship was very clean and staff were cheerful and helpful. Our cabin stewards were outstanding and the well trained dining room staff always make sure your dining is enjoyable. Also,The Pinnacle is well worth the extra expense for at least one night. Didn't have one meal that wasn't of a high standard and am missing being spoiled now that we are home!

We thought the entertainment was very good, especially the singers and dancers. Didn't expect the comedian to be as good as he was...a very pleasant surprise.Billboard on Board had two very talented people and BB King's Blues Club has a great band of eight. On port days there wasn't as much entertainment but we were tired after excursions so didn't really mind. Disappointed there is no longer a decent library on board.

Jeremy's presentations of what to do in the ports, along with the history of the area, is very informative. We did some HAL tours and some independently organised tours. There are for and against for both, but the ship's tours are more expensive than they should be, so check out other options before you book.

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Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom

This cabin has an extra large balcony but it's position at the rear of the ship meant there was throbbing noise from the engines and a rocking motion.

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