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Westerdam Review

4.5 / 5.0
1,093 reviews

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Review for the Eastern Mediterranean Cruise on Westerdam
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

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Sail Date: May 2010
Cabin: Large Outside Stateroom (fully obstructed views)

In May 2010, five friends and I had the pleasure of going on a Mediterranean cruise, with two days pre-cruise in Venice, and a four days post-cruise in Barcelona. Through Holland America, we prebooked tours in all but two ports. Each tour was fabulous and flawless, and even the weather was perfect, although it rained one day in Venice, but that just made it more fun.

The Westerdam had been beautifully re-decorated since I had last been on it, and the staff were as warm and curtious as ever. Our room was a little small for the three of us, but the excellent service from our cabin stewart made up for this.

When we disembarked in Barcelona, Spain, we had hired a private company to pick us up (immaculate, comfortable van); take us on an extensive City Tour; then up to the amazing Montserrat Monastery; and drive us to our hotel. Carlos, of Barcelona Great Tours, was prompt, professional, well-grommed, and delightful.

Cabin Review

Large Outside Stateroom (fully obstructed views)

Cabin H

Our room could accommodate up to four people, sleeping. But too difficult when everyone is trying to get ready to go out or get dressed for dinner.

Location was fine, quiet, calm, close to elevators.

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