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Ryndam (Retired) Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Review for Ryndam (Retired) to Transatlantic
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winky12
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Apr 2011
Cabin: Large Spa Ocean-View Stateroom

We prefer HAL and were new to the Ryndam, chose this cruise because we wanted to be in England early May. I would not choose the spa room category again, thought it was a waste of money, a water feature took up a lot of space and splashed our "stuff" on the desk area. We normally go for verandah but this ship goes from ocean view to suite category and a huge price difference.

Our 21 day voyage began with a stop in the Bahamas and then off to Madeira we thought. To miss a bad storm we headed south of the Canary Islands and up the inside passage, well worth missing Funchal, we were a small ship,been in storms.

Canary's were amazing, Lanzarotte, our second stop was volcanic and was like a moonscape, we will return. Perhaps same time next year.

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Large Spa Ocean-View Stateroom

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Spa ocean view was the same as any other ocean view room with a few added trinkets, great location on Verandah deck, only 6 cabins in our quiet corner. (Found out most of our neighbors had been given upgrades.) Water feature,(fountain) we unplugged, it was messy and took up precious counter space. A spa mat each along with vitamin water were included. Not worth the extra as mentioned in my review. Ample storage space for our 3 weeks worth of clothes, a very handy coin-op laundry down the hall, across from the expensive rooms!

We chose to buy high on the ship knowing it could get rough and I do not like to hear the waves hit my window, sounds like a Mac truck!

We had a minibar supply added to take advantage of 3 star Mariner 25% discount on same.

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