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Venice to the Mediterranean Holland America Line Westerdam Cruise Reviews

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goldenpeach Canuck
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I travel mainly Holland America line as I like their itineraries. I have travelled a lot on HAL, and am now 4star mariner. I see evidence of many cut backs in service but this cruise was the first in the last five years that I can say I enjoyed thoroughly. The staff tried their very best to make sure passengers were looked after well. The two complaints I had were dealt with quickly and followed ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (fully obstructed views)


Very pleasant cruise

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LadyDi1002
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

This is our third HAL cruise. We like the atmosphere and the service on HAL. The Westerdam is very nice, recently refreshed. The cabin was comfy, and big enough for the two of us. There is a small safe in a closet, plenty of hangers, and bathrobes, which I was happy to use. The bathroom was big enough, the tub and shower were easy to regulate, and there were plenty of towels. We had open ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Late summer cruise.

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Sandra Watson
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This cruise was actually two -- we in Australia did not realise this until the Rome voyagers joined us. Was it targeted advertising to different markets? We had been attracted by the Greek Islands, and Albania (after Turkey was cancelled). Having been with Queen Elizabeth in the Mediterranean on another cruise , the chance to see Corsica and Spanish Morocco was a further lure. Itinerary ...
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Sail Date: August 2017


Great Staff

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IMNOFUN
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This was our first official cruise (other was a get on-get off style), so we just went with friends' recommendation they'd never been disappointed with HAL. Overall, it was a good experience. I cannot commend the staff enough. From our room stewards, to the food and bar service folks--basically, all those people keeping things tidy, filled, emptied, or whatever--we haven't a single complaint or ...
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Sail Date: August 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Fabulous experience in every way possible.

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Rose Noakes
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

My sister and I had sailed two years ago at Christmas on the Rotterdam and it was such a good experience, we decided on Holland America for our Greece, Italy trip and we were not disappointed. The cabin service was superb, the reception desk exceptionally helpful, the excursions outstanding and the bar service just plain terrific. The talent on board, especially the two piano players were ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


AZSam

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CruiseandGo
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This cruise was planned 2 years in advance with some relatives. The Westerdam was in excellent condition, the crew friendly, in fact everyone was friendly. I would recommend the ship and crew anytime. There was a little sickness on board, the crew handled it, making sure all these people that don't wash their hands use the anti-bacterial spray before entering the buffet, dining room, etc. Even ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Refurbished Spring 2017

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Virgornc
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We chose this ship because of the itinerary: 24 days of Mediterranean allowed us to see all there is to see in that part of the world. Port host Tom from Seattle did an outstanding job of highlighting the upcoming ports and had one of the better attended daly activities in the vessel. Embarkation and disembarkation are perfected down to the science and you can wait in your room till your ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (fully obstructed views)

Traveled with children


MS Westerdam 12 Mediterranean dream

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tonyinoc
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

This was my first ever cruise so I do not have any reference to another ship. The ship to me was in great shape, everything was clean and new looking. The crew was fantastic always smiling and very helpful. they all seemed to remember our names and what we needed. See my Cabin Review for my thoughts on the cabin. The food options to me where very good. I am not a foodie so i am not going ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Make or Break: Staff & crew make the trip amazing, fellow passengers break it.

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je_gigote
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

As always, service from staff & crew on Holland America defines the excellence of the trip. Crew was always friendly and ready with a greeting, even when it was clear that they were busy, overworked, and dealing with a lot of stressful situations. What I can't fault HAL for is my fellow passengers, but the biggest negative of this trip was the majority of other people sailing on this itinerary. ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Great ports - Poor everything else

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DeeDeeJohn
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We were on a 12 day Greek Island cruise that started in Venice and finished in Rome. We chose the Westerdam because of its ports and day trips. The ports were everything we hoped for. Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, Olympia, Delos, Naples were all wonderful. We had a Neptune Suite in cabin # 7151. The ship had been recently refreshed and as a result the cabin was quite nice. Spacious, clean ...
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Sail Date: July 2017

Cabin Type: Neptune Deluxe Verandah Suite


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