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First time on Koningsdam after sailings with other HAL ships and also other lines. Destination Norway is awesome, sailing through the fjords is amazing. Also we were lucky with the weather. We had arranged a rentalcar in Alesund since that was a long day. We were there before and now we could drive the amazing road in Trollstigen. Loved it. Avis gave us a nice upgrade in car. Shipexcursions are often very if not too expensive. Ship is beautiful, but lacks HAL atmosphere. Could be a ship of any idea. Modern art, blingbling, we missed the traditional HAL feeling. BB King clus is nice but sometimes very loud. Food and service in diningroom was always very good. Dutch cafe is a great place for special snacks and drinks. We arenot sure if this ship is the type we like. Not the fast it is larger then the other HAL ships, more its style.

Disappointing Vista Suite

Koningsdam Cruise Review by Ine

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: August 2017
  • Destination: Norwegian Fjords
  • Cabin Type: Vista Suite with Verandah
First time on Koningsdam after sailings with other HAL ships and also other lines. Destination Norway is awesome, sailing through the fjords is amazing. Also we were lucky with the weather. We had arranged a rentalcar in Alesund since that was a long day. We were there before and now we could drive the amazing road in Trollstigen. Loved it.

Avis gave us a nice upgrade in car.

Shipexcursions are often very if not too expensive.

Ship is beautiful, but lacks HAL atmosphere. Could be a ship of any idea. Modern art, blingbling, we missed the traditional HAL feeling. BB King clus is nice but sometimes very loud.

Food and service in diningroom was always very good. Dutch cafe is a great place for special snacks and drinks.

We arenot sure if this ship is the type we like. Not the fast it is larger then the other HAL ships, more its style.
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Vista Suite with Verandah
Cabin B 4116
Disappointed in the Visa suite. This is NOT a suite but a slightly bigger verandah cabin. Fresh flowers were in the smallest vase I have ever seen, flowers also very miniature! Bathroom was a good walkin shower, but no bath and no double washbasins.
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