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Rome (Civitavecchia) to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean Holland America Line Westerdam Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 9 Rome (Civitavecchia) to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean Holland America Line Westerdam Cruise Reviews


Adriatic Dream

Review for Westerdam to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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PiscesMan

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

My wife and I booked this 12 night cruise because of the interesting itinerary. It was heavy on our much desired Adriatic coast, but also included great and/or new destinations for us such as Kotor, Montenegro, both Valletta and Gozo, Malta, Dubrovnik, Split, and Korcula, Croatia, and Slovenia. The cruise ended in Venice. As stated, a great itinerary. However, our experience on board was far ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


Adriatic Dream

Review for Westerdam to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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machalm16

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We have cruised on other lines. This was the first cruise in Holland America and will also be the last. By comparison to Princess, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean this ship was a disappointment. The stateroom steward was excellent but the other service on board was not nearly as good as what we have experienced before. The Guest service desk seemed very inexperienced and did not live up to ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite


Rough Relaunch But Got Better

Review for Westerdam to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Darshan1

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Based on my experience with the Veendam and now the Westerdam, Holland America Corporate doesn't give its ships enough time in drydock to finish repairs and modifications. That caused major problems for some passengers from broken glass in uncleaned rooms to no electricity in the room or no water or no ability to raise the temperature above 58f. (We were relatively lucky. Our key cards didn't ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


One of the best .

Review for Westerdam to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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monkeyman18

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

I chose this cruise for the destinations especially Dubrovnik and a chance to relive memories of Malta and Gozo. On arrival at the embarkation I could not believe how simple and easy check in went - on board within 30 minutes of arrival. Apparently the ship had been in dry dock and some work would continue during the cruise. A benefit of $200 each for the inconvenience was added to our ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


An Awesome Adriatic Dream on the Westerdam

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Cindy

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We are equal opportunity cruisers…we will consider almost any line and choose based on itinerary, schedule, and price. As an example, our last four cruises have been Princess, Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, and most recently Holland America. Our next cruise is on Regal Princess so maybe we're repeating the cycle, who knows? We were on the first Westerdam cruise following dry dock at the end of ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite


Westerdam - Eastern Mediterranean

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Ben T

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

Having learned so much from these boards, I wanted to share my thoughts on our recent Med cruise aboard the ms Westerdam departing and returning to Rome. Ports of call included: Naples, Messina Sicily, Corfu Greece, Dubrovnik Croatia, Venice, Malta and Salerno. EMBARKATION: If you are departing from Rome, keep in mind that the port of Civitavecchia is a good hour drive from Rome. As our driver ...
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Sail Date: August 2007

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Westerdam - Eastern Mediterranean

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operafan

First Time Cruiser

Westerdam: Eastern Mediterranean July 20 Ten night sailing 1. Embarkation We traveled independently and took the train from Rome Termini Station to Civitavecchia. The cost of the train for 2 people was 9 Euros (about 13USD). We found other people at the train station in Civitavecchia and shared a cab with them to the ship (2.50 Euros each). Embarkation was very smooth. We had done online ...
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Sail Date: July 2007

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Westerdam - Eastern Mediterranean

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Light

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

My husband and I traveled on the Westerdam. We were a bit disappointed in a few aspects of this cruise. When we arrived the air conditioning was down. They did not have it fixed for about 5-6 hours. I was amazed at the fact we had to endure this w/ very little mention or apology from Holland American staff...(not a big deal? try unpacking in a room that is 80 plus degrees and you cant open a ...
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Sail Date: May 2007

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Westerdam - Eastern Mediterranean

Review for Westerdam to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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hobein

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

My husband and I are back from our 10 day eastern Med cruise on the Westerdam. We are in our mid-40s and this was our 8th cruise. Our early cruise experiences were with HAL and this was the first time back in 5 years after trying out other lines (Princess, RCCL and German based Aida). We flew from Germany to the small Ciampino Airport which caters to european charters and discount airlines. ...
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Sail Date: May 2007

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite


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