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Arcadia Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Excellent New Years cruise on-board Arcadia

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10+ Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Dec 2019
Cabin: Mini Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower
The beautiful Arcadia....
Arcadia's Atrium @ Christmas
Arcadias Atrium @ Christmas
Arcadias Theatre...

After over half a dozen wonderful cruises on Arcadia, we booked this special new years cruise without hesitation and again we were not disappointed! Everything from start to finish was very good indeed. From a smooth and quick embarkation, the very tasteful Christmas Decorations in Arcadia's already classy public areas to our lovely mini suite and generally attentive and happy crew it really was a 'new year' to remember. It was also nice to see routine maintenance such as painting the hull being done after my concern of her rather 'stained' condition from a previous cruise to Venice. Just those handrails on the balconies to do now P&O! ;-)

We couldn't have been happier with our mini-suite cabin. Clean, tidy and well appointed with plenty of space and good amounts of storage. A lovely sized balcony and being slightly larger it had space for a a table and chairs as well as a couple of loungers. Our steward was always polite and friendly but it does worry us just how many cabins they are having to do - it's amazing the standards they achieve.

Enjoyed just about everything we ate whether it be in the main restaurant, buffet or Sindhu - the speciality fusion restaurant on-board. One or two dishes came out a little 'different' to what we expected in the main restaurant but still tasted good! However we really did notice the sheer workload of the restaurant stewards (we were club dining)- almost looking rather rushed and frantic at times!

Cabin Review

Mini Suite with Balcony and Bath/Shower

Lovely cabin benefiting from the various cosmetic updates from her refit a couple of years ago. Clean, fresh and very comfortable with a large balcony and well appointed bathroom.

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We docked in the centre of Amsterdam which was excellent for the new years fireworks and only a nice stroll from the various sights and sounds and smells of the city ;-)

Brugge (Bruges)

Always a night port of call but as we'd done it many times we stayed on the ship and enjoyed some of the facilities she has to offer. Had a lovely day!

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