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Norfolk to the Southern Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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Dis-Enchantment of the Seas

Review for Enchantment of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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DBinDC1900
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

I have cruised with Royal Caribbean a few times in the past and thought I would take my new fiance on his first cruise to celebrate our engagement. We saw a ship leaving out of Norfolk, VA and thought it was perfect so we wouldn't have to fly. The day of, we had our family drop us off at the port and in the family frenzy, the porter took my fiances carry on bag with his passport inside. No more ...
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Sail Date: May 2010


Enjoyed Carnival more...

Review for Grandeur of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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mpcaruth
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

We are a married couple (in our 30's) and this was our 3rd cruise: first with Royal Caribbean.  The cruise overall was nice.  I won't go into detail regarding everything about the cruise; I will only detail the things that stood out to us.  Our first two cruises were with Carnival and we had a blast! Dining: we really enjoyed the My Time Dining option and had a table for 2 ready, whenever we ...
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Sail Date: May 2009


Maasdam - Southern Caribbean

Review for Maasdam to Caribbean - Southern

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cruisinsuzan
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Greetings All, We had the pleasure to sail on the Maasdam on the 11 day Southern Caribbean itinerary from Norfolk on the November 8th sailing. As I have not sailed with Holland America since 1995, I was looking forward to this cruise and to experience their Signature of Excellence upgrades. In a few words, I really enjoyed the upgrades, the Maasdam and the Holland America experience. The Maasdam ...
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Sail Date: November 2006

Traveled with children


Maasdam - Southern Caribbean

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dr28326
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was our first cruise with Holland America. We sailed out of Norfolk VA to the Southern caribbean in November 2006 on the Maasdam. The night before our cruise we stayed at the Sleep Inn in Norfolk. They provided a park & cruise package that included one nights lodging, free continental breakfast, free parking for duration of the cruise and free shuttle transportation to the pier and back. I am ...
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Sail Date: November 2006

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Maasdam - Southern Caribbean

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djallar
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

We drove from our home near Allentown, PA a day early so we could spend some time in Norfolk. I especially wanted to see the USS Wisconsin exhibit. Against my better judgement, I booked a hotel through Priceline.com and got just what I deserved. The hotel was supposed to be a Ramada on the beach but turned out to be a freshly painted "flop-house". At least we didn't see any roaches and it was only ...
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Sail Date: October 2006

Cabin Type: Verandah Suite

Traveled with children


Maasdam - Southern Caribbean

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Jpolk93
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Between October 28 and November 3, 2006 my wife and cruised out of Norfolk on Holland Americas Maasdam This was our first cruise on Holland and on the Maasdam. We chose the ship because it was very near to our home and travel distance was 3 ½ hours to the port vs. 13 to Bayonne or Fort Lauderdale or even Tampa. The Maasdam is an old ship constructed in 1993 and apparently never renovated. Major ...
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Sail Date: October 2006

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Maasdam - Southern Caribbean

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Sealog
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

I have read the reviews of the three others who criticized this particular cruise in the MAASDAM; my main reaction is "Picky, picky, picky!" My wife and I are newly-minted "Bronze" Mariners with Holland America, so I can safely compare our most recent experience with the others we have had. First, we drove 1100 kilometers from Kingston, Ontario, to Norfolk (in 2 days), so that we could enjoy the ...
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Sail Date: October 2006

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Maasdam - Southern Caribbean

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Philakid
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

This was our 6th cruise, but the first on Holland America. Ship: This ship is old (1994) and has problems despite renovation. On this cruise, our room was hot. When nothing improved after two calls and 4 hours, we were given a fan. We heard from others that the A/C problem was throughout the ship and that HAL ran out of fans. I personally noticed cold areas (casino) and hot areas (movie theatre) ...
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Sail Date: October 2006

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Maasdam - Southern Caribbean

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theresa
First Time Cruiser

This was my 5th cruise, but my first on Holland America (I have cruised twice previously on Royal Caribbean, once on Carnival, and once on Celebrity). The cost was $940 per person including taxes and port fees for 11 nights out of Norfolk, VA over New Years (leaving 12/27/05). First, I will fill you in on our philosophy on vacations  my husband and I love cruising because of the nice weather ...
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Sail Date: December 2005

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Maasdam - Southern Caribbean

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bluecadet
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was the first cruise for my wife and I as we celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary. It was a wonderful experience from beginning to end. Embarkation was efficient and well-handled. Although the Maasdam is beginning to show its age in some areas, the ship is clean and well-maintained. I am not aware of the ship having any mechanical problems although, according to the cruise log, it never ...
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Sail Date: November 2005

Cabin Type: Verandah Suite


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