In my cabin we were 3 females, we started our cruise off by having my jewelry taken while we were at the mandatory lifesaving lessons. Fortunately, after confronting the steward my jewelry just happen to reappear by the end of the evening after i went to the desk and requested my luggage be returned as i was missing something VERY important. I was also very disappointed in how the children ages ten and under were allowed to monopolize the pool on the Lido deck the whole week with no supervision, screaming, running jumping in the pool. The food in the dining room was not up to the standards which I had heard about from previous passengers. Some nights the soup was even cold and the meal not edible which was the consensus of the other seven guests at our table. We constantly had to check our daily charges as we had to dispute charges that were not ours. Without an explanation we did not even come close to spending the amount of time on the islands as was scheduled for the cruise. Even the morning of disembarkment we had charges from the nite before not ours. That seemed to be the talk in the morning on the deck by everyone back at Pt. Canaveral. I personally feel that my experience on this ship would keep me flying to all my vacation destinations. I hope that this was an unusual week for the ship as so many passengers were extremely unhappy. Sincerely Catherine M. Lindquist

Zaandam - Western Caribbean

Zaandam Cruise Review by Catherine Lindquist

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In my cabin we were 3 females, we started our cruise off by having my jewelry taken while we were at the mandatory lifesaving lessons. Fortunately, after confronting the steward my jewelry just happen to reappear by the end of the evening after i went to the desk and requested my luggage be returned as i was missing something VERY important.
I was also very disappointed in how the children ages ten and under were allowed to monopolize the pool on the Lido deck the whole week with no supervision, screaming, running jumping in the pool.
The food in the dining room was not up to the standards which I had heard about from previous passengers. Some nights the soup was even cold and the meal not edible which was the consensus of the other seven guests at our table. We constantly had to check our daily charges as we had to dispute charges that were not ours.
Without an explanation we did not even come close to spending the amount of time on the islands as was scheduled for the cruise. Even the morning of disembarkment we had charges from the nite before not ours. That seemed to be the talk in the morning on the deck by everyone back at Pt. Canaveral.
I personally feel that my experience on this ship would keep me flying to all my vacation destinations. I hope that this was an unusual week for the ship as so many passengers were extremely unhappy.
Sincerely Catherine M. Lindquist
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