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My wife and I have wanted to do a cruise for sometime. The ports of call were mostly what we wanted to do so picked this cruise. Liked most of the shore tours but would do less full day tours and spend more around the towns visited. Overall really enjoyed the experience. As we wanted to have a fine dining experience went to Pinnacle and Pop up 3 star dining, food was great. However, was disappointed when we were one of the very few who seemed to make an effort by dressing up. If you have a dress code enforce it or let people know it's causal so they don't overpack. Carted a suitcase of non neccessary clothes through Italy after the cruise. Also, did not like the upsell with the fitness centre and spa services, which were way overpriced in the first place. In addition, when a shop has two items on a pedestal and one price tag I would assume that is the price for both items, NOT SO! Felt as though we were being gouged. Fairlly small whinge as overall we had a great time.

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Westerdam Cruise Review by Tirroan

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: October 2017
  • Destination: Transatlantic
  • Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom
My wife and I have wanted to do a cruise for sometime. The ports of call were mostly what we wanted to do so picked this cruise.

Liked most of the shore tours but would do less full day tours and spend more around the towns visited. Overall really enjoyed the experience.

As we wanted to have a fine dining experience went to Pinnacle and Pop up 3 star dining, food was great. However, was disappointed when we were one of the very few who seemed to make an effort by dressing up. If you have a dress code enforce it or let people know it's causal so they don't overpack. Carted a suitcase of non neccessary clothes through Italy after the cruise.

Also, did not like the upsell with the fitness centre and spa services, which were way overpriced in the first place.

In addition, when a shop has two items on a pedestal and one price tag I would assume that is the price for both items, NOT SO! Felt as though we were being gouged.

Fairlly small whinge as overall we had a great time.
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Cabin Review

Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom
Cabin VE 8029
More room than I expected. All amenties were great. Crew members are really on the ball and do a great job.
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