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Rome (Civitavecchia) to the Mediterranean Holland America Line Westerdam Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 39 Rome (Civitavecchia) to the 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


One of the most terrible cruise experience I've ever had

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peterceccarelli
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this particular cruise because of the ports, especially the Dalmatian Coast. No other cruise line had this itinerary. We've done many other cruises on other cruise lines, but a first on HAL. Never again. Overall the staff and stateroom service is great. No issue there. The ship interiors are nice enough for a mid-size, middle budget cruise line. Where they miss it is food. The ...
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Sail Date: October 2017


Great 24 day cruise

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bdrcole
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first cruise with HAL having previously cruised with Azamara, Celebrity (Elite), NCL (Silver) and Princess. We picked this cruise as it was very port intensive, (18 ports in 24 days with overnights in Venice & Athens) and we had the opportunity to see a lot of the Mediterranean in one cruise. The passengers were a 60+ crowd and if you were looking for entertainment to keep you ...
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Sail Date: October 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Very disappointing

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Ochonochar
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

My wife and I have done numerous cruises of varying durations over the years. Our experience a few years ago on HAL Nieu Amsterdam was very positive so we confidently booked a balcony suite on Westerdam for a 24 night back to back cruise recently. The best description of the ship I can come up with is boring. We were so glad that this was not our first cruise experience because, if it was, we ...
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Sail Date: September 2017


Missed the library and Crow's Nest--Will Avoid the Westerdam in the Future

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dthawkins418
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We were attracted to this cruise because of the itinerary which included many places we had not seen before. And we were not disappointed! The sea was very rough at Monaco, and the staff was very professional and efficient getting people on and off the tenders. When the wind and rough seas made it impossible to go to St. Tropez (a tender port), the captain made the wise decision to go to ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Holland Ammerica Flights Disappointing

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Firefighter55
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We booked through our travel agent using Holland America's "Flight Ease". THAT'S a joke! We booked and RESERVED seats for myself, my wife and our daughter. When we arrived at the airport not only were our seats NOT reserved as promised and confirmed, we were informed the airline could not confirm our daughter's reservation from Toronto to Rome. We spent hours prior to boarding attempting to have ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


An average cruise

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roaming_kiwi58
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was our third cruise with Holland America and first on Westerdam. We have also cruised with Azamara, Oceania, NCL, Windstar, Louis, Katarina and several river cruise operators. This cruise was 12 nights, starting in Civitavecchia and finishing in Barcelona. The ship is looking very smart in the public areas. We were in an ocean view cabin on deck 1. The cabin looked a little tired. The ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


When HAL spoils your vacation

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L_Estrien
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was my first cruise and the third for my wife, although it was more than 30 years ago. It was at a friends couple’s suggestion to join them on this cruise and we took the opportunity to celebrate my wife’s retirement, birthday and 25th year of life together. It was not our friends first cruise with Holland America and we felt reassured it would be a carefree cruise. We had read a lot of ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Thoroughly average

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Jo Leggett
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

We chose HAL as it was our understanding that this was a better standard than the Costa, Royal Caribbean etc we had been on before. This was our eighth cruise in total and sadly was on a par with our disappointing MSC experience 6 years ago. We boarded in Rome for our 12 day cruise and the process was very smooth and speedy. The ship is lovely - recently modernised and tastefully decorated ...
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Sail Date: September 2017

Cabin Type: Large Interior Stateroom


Never again!

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gabrielperez
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

This is our third cruise. We sailed with Raphosy of the seas and celebrity reflection both were really good and far superior to westredam in any aspect. The Celebrity was the best. We are not fussy in any sense and don't mind if things are not perfect but this was just a poor experience. And the sad things is it cost us more than the celebrity cruise. We paid quite a lot of money for this cruise ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Cabin Type: Signature Superior Verandah Suite

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