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Definitely Not a 5 Star Experience

Review for Paul Gauguin to South Pacific

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deedaoz
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We have just finished the Paul Gauguin 7 day Society Islands cruise. It was a very disappointing experience for many reasons. Firstly, the ship is old, and although the public areas have had a tasteful refit, the cabins, and specifically the bathrooms are dreadful. Replacing a shower curtain over a bath with a static glass panel, so that you have to lean right in to turn on and adjust the water ...
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Sail Date: November 2022


Seven Day French Polynesian Cruise

Review for Paul Gauguin to South Pacific

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tf005
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Seven day French Polynesian cruise with 300+ passengers October 29-November 5, 2022. Be aware the cruise is only six days (seven nights) which is too short for the travel time and expense to French Polynesia. Plan to book island stays for a week before or after the cruise. Our favorite resort was “Le Taha’a” a 50 bungalow resort on a motu accessible only by the resort boat off the west shore of ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


3 day cruise from Sydney.

Review for Carnival Splendor to South Pacific

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Lord muk
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I was lucky, no charge to me as I filled in for absent guest. Dining was My Time for evening meals in the Black Pearl restaurant forward deck 3 & Golden Pearl for breakfast rear of deck 3. Breakfast I always enjoy, same order every day, evening meal pretty ordinary but plenty of it, probably about bistro club standard, no silver service here. The dinner meals must have been a bit slow being ...
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Sail Date: October 2022

Cabin Type: Ocean View


HAL shoots holes in bucket list

Review for Noordam to South Pacific

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JanMontauga
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I am in the middle of a 67 day HAL cruise from the states all around Australia. This is a bucket list cruise, until HAL put holes in my bucket. No on-board passengers while sailing from the states were allowed to book any excursions in future ports of AU until we reached Sydney. Meanwhile close to 1500 passengers boarding in Sydney had been booking excursions from home, resulting in all good ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


This has to be the worst cruise I’ve been on.

Review for Westerdam to South Pacific

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Dodge7707
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was a 51 day cruise and has been terrible with rubbish entertainment and now on the New Zealand part we have repeated entertainment, even the trivia has the same questions! Don’t waste your money!! A penny pinching cruise line with many cancelled ports. BB kings perform the same songs nightly which gets very boring after a while. The food in the restaurants is very basic with an option to pay ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Left a bad taste.....Literally

Review for Carnival Spirit to South Pacific

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The shelbys
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This was my 3rd cruise with carnival, it was a matter of timing, budget and location. The staff was great especially erin. the only complaint for staff would be one cook at blue iguana...more to come on that. highlights would simply be alaska itself. this was my first ever visit there.....awe inspiring. especially the glacier tour at tracy fjord. and the fact that the area had rain for weeks ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Traveled with disabled person


not good

Review for Carnival Spirit to South Pacific

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morasam
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

July Seattle to Alaska Cruise, purchase through Costco. This proved not to be a good experience for me or my teenage daughters. The food was fine, and was the main "activity" on this boat. There are two water slides, which the girls tried day one before leaving Seattle. They had to butt scoot. They don't really slide. Then otherwise too cold to use. Main pool area has smoking section. ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Traveled with children


Best way to see French Polynesia

Review for Paul Gauguin to South Pacific

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ScotsLady
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was a dream destination for us, postponed twice due to covid travel. The size of the ship is good for this area. Only 230 passengers so excellent service. And spends longer in this area than the big ships. The crew are all amazing, very quickly know your names. Nothing too much trouble. Food was excellent . We especially liked The Grill and dining by the pool in Bora Bora was ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Almost our last cruise before Covid

Review for Noordam to South Pacific

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Bellair
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

A wonderful itinerary covering Melanesia, sailing out of White Bay Cruise Port Sydney & under the bridge. Some of the best unspoilt islands visited. Including Vanuatu - New Caledonia - Australia The video featuring a ship tour & facilities on board. More posted on my youtube Bellaircruise channel. We have been enjoying Holland America for many years travelling the world on various ...
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Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (partial sea views)

Traveled with disabled person


I cannot say enough about this small ship and the crew and the service!

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Sophie the dog
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

In wanting to explore the South Pacific and the islands, we chose the small ship, The Paul Gauguin. The service and information available to us in preparation for the trip was superb. Each phone call was extremely helpful and thorough. Even at the Airport in LA they had a very gracious representative who welcomed us and gave us information that would be helpful. Once on the ship we were ...
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Sail Date: January 2022


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