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  1. Can some one tell us what the up charge is for dining in Tamarind Restaurant on Eurodam TIA
  2. Forgive me for asking questions that have probably been answered, but I’ve been away from CC for awhile and I can’t seem to find anything when I do searches. I just booked a cruise on the Eurodam. I haven’t sailed with HAL in a few years. A couple questions: How much does HAL charge for a single liter bottle of water? I’m trying to decide on the value of the water package. ( I know tap water is perfectly fine.) Does the Eurodam have an unlimited WiFi package? If so, how much is it and does it work well? Does HAL let you pay your daily gratuities with OBC? I seem to recall that I’ve done this before, but I was recently on another cruise line that didn’t allow it. Do do they serve lunch in the MDR every day or just sea days? Thank you in advance. Much appreciated.
  3. My sister, her husband and I are sailing next month to Alaska on Eurodam. My sister and I would like to use the Thermal Suite facilities. Her husband doesn’t care to. Would my sister and I be allowed to purchase the Couples Suite package to share (savings is about $80)? We are staying in separate staterooms, if that matters.
  4. We are considering an inside cabin. I like the J cabins on main deck for their size and large sofa however the I cabins on the navigation deck have a better location for the activities which we enjoy, Are all the J cabins on the navigation deck equal in size and furnishings? Thanks Marcia
  5. We are looking at cabins inside cabins 8060 and 8056 n the Eurodam. Does anyone know if they have sofa? A room without a sofa is a deal-breaker for us. Thanks Marcia
  6. I read the CC review of the Eurodam and it says the buffet has a salad area where they will mix a salad for you. There were always salad bars on my previous HAL cruises. Has that changed? I understand the whole cleanliness thing about them serving food to you in the buffet, but I really like making my own salad. Thanks in advance for any information. 😎
  7. We are starting to plan a return trip to Alaska. Our first one was on the Eurodam and we absolutely loved it. Just saw Oosterdam has a slightly different itinerary and a tad more expensive. So my question is has anyone tried both and which did you prefer and why? We just look forward to relaxing and try the different dining options.
  8. Hello! Heading out on my first HAL cruise next week and very excited! When I booked our cabin, I was excited to see we were just a few steps away from the Atrium Bar. We're traveling with family, so I thought it would be a good spot to meet up and have drinks. However, in my research I've found different things about the bar- not serving? Evening hours? Smoothie bar? Could someone give me current info on when and if it's serving drinks? Thanks!
  9. We just sailed the Eurodam from 1/6/19 to 1/13/19. Background- 12 in our group from 16 to 82 of extended family, 5 cabins. This is my 9th cruise but first on HAL. I have been on Carnival, Celebrity and RCL. 8 of us live in SoCal, 2 in SF and 2 in Oregon. Most of us are well traveled. Internet- My SIL bought middle tier on embarkation Sunday it was $99.99 for the entire cruise. I bought the middle tier just after midnight at about 1 AM Monday and it was $89.99 for the duration of cruise. For the most part the internet worked well all over the ship but at times it would be spotty or stop working for a bit. Checking in water- We checked in 3 flats of water, no problem. They were delivered to our cabins. One flat was still intact at the end of the cruise and my brother checked it as luggage for debarkation. The water was delivered in tact with our luggage on arrival and at baggage claim on debarkation. Entertainment- BB King- Great band, very talented musicians, especially the trumpet player. The female was ill and only sang the last night. Billboard- Fun piano bar duo, the male had just got on board when we did. Lincoln Center- Again great musicians Stage Shows- Enjoyed 1000 Steps, not so crazy about One World. 4 in our group left One World after about 3 minutes. Comedian excellent. Really enjoyed the BBC Earth with live orchestra. I did not see the magician or the show the final night that was the comedian and magician with new material. Activities- Really enjoyed the Mexican ambassadors. Great entertainment with the folkloric shows. Not much of interest to our group in the AM on sea days. No morning trivia like all other lines I have been on. It seemed that all of the activities we would enjoy were lumped at the same time in the afternoon. This is one area this ship could be improved. Food- Loved that at the buffet the staff serves the majority of the food. I dislike using the same serving utensils as hundreds as other people so this was a biggie to us. We all agreed that the food was great in both the Lido and the MDR. Great fries at Dive In. Tried a piece of pizza and it was OK. Compared to Carnival, Celebrity and RCL, we all agreed this was the best food we have had. Liked that there was a legitimate late night buffet each night from 10:30 to 11:30. Staff- Incredibly friendly and accommodating. Top end of what we have experienced on other lines. I have no complaints about the staff, they were really amazing. Other guests- I was expecting an older crowd but it was actually skewed more to middle age, with some younger and some older. There were about 1/3 the number of kids on the ship per our waiter vs. the holiday weeks prior to ours. Kids running around at the pool was a bit dangerous and no one said anything. Ship- nice small size and in very good shape. No smoking indoors!!!! Cabins- I was in an obstructed OV. The view was mostly of one of the shorter life boats so we could see light and some things over the life boat. The cabin seemed smaller than other ships but the bathroom was much better with a tub, room to actually move around some. Lots of cabinets and storage, we did not even need it all. TV- I did not watch much but there was a very good selection of live TV, movies, America's Test Kitchen, etc. plus the dinner menu. I was on one ship with so little TV it became a joke that I kept watching the same episode of Big Bank Theory over and over in various languages! Question, please ask...... Jen
  10. It's 535 am and watching the ship arrive from the wyndham hotel.
  11. Heading out on the Eurodam from San Diego on Feb. 3. I think I heard there's pickleball on the ship. Anybody know for sure?
  12. There seems to be different offerings for internet plans depending on the ship and/or itinerary. Can anyone tell me what plans are being offered on the Eurodam for her Alaska cruises this summer? Thanks!
  13. We are thinking of doing our own informal Meet & Greet on the Eurodam. We would like to do it on the first sea day (Sunday) at 10 AM. Since we have heard that the Crows Nest is now much smaller, is there another place(s) on the Eurodam to hold an informal meeting for about 20-30 people? We were thinking perhaps the Canaletto dining area or maybe the Lido pool area. Any thoughts/suggestions?
  14. Anyone been on the Eurodam to Alaska from Seattle in early May?
  15. We leave in 11 days. Can anyone remember a list of onbaord tv channels and if the Neptune Suites have DVD players (US Format of course) and CD players?
  16. We were on the 28 day cruise to Hawaii and Tahiti last month on the Eurodam and I just wanted to make a comment about the musicians of Lincoln Center Stage. We have attended performances on other ships but found this particular quintet to be the best ever. Not only do they make wonderful music together ("I am here with my friends!"), they are very personable. We spoke with all of them at one time or another during the cruise and found them to all have a great sense of humor and they are a great group of gentlemen. Even if chamber music is not your thing, make sure you take in at least a few of their concerts if you get the chance. Whether they are playing Beethoven or Buble or Led Zeppelin, you will enjoy it! (They will be on the Eurodam for the next couple of months.)
  17. Clothesline Candied Bacon - Pinnacle Grill - Eurodam

    © Laurie Rector

  18. Hi, very occasional cruiser (4, taken over 20+ years). I've always go straight to CC forums for info when I'm looking! I was thinking it was about time for the bucket list Alaska cruise when I saw HAL's reduced deposit promotion and decided to go ahead an do it. I've narrowed things down quite a bit and I'm looking at either the Koningsdam or Eurodam in late May 2020. The same standard Veranda in generally the same location is just about the same on each ship. The itinerary is slightly different, Eurodam sails from Seattle so there is a day at sea, while the Koningsdam has inside passage on two days, up and back from Vancouver. Eurodam does Sitka, Koningsdam does Skagway. We want to see Tracy Arm -- Koningsdam has a drop off for an excursion on the way to Juneau, whereas Eurodam says it sails up the Stephens Passage straight to Juneau, but we can catch an excursion from Juneau to Tracy Arm. So, there doesn't appear to be a ton of difference in itinerary, but maybe I'm missing something since we've never been to the area. I don't think we can go wrong, but I'd appreciate any feedback people have, especially people who have sailed on the Eurodam and Koningsdam (I know the Koningsdam hasn't sailed to Alaska before). Thanks everybody!
  19. I understand that the Eurodam now has wall-mounted TVs in the cabins. This morning we booked into a VB cabin for the Hawaii cruise out of San Diego in February. My wife uses wireless headsets to hear the TV. Does anybody know if the TV our cabin will have an accessible headset jack? Thanks.
  20. Sorry to sound like a nervous Nelly here but I am just excited being 29 days out of our cruise. We did the upgrade from a Veranda to a SB Neptune. I hate to ask all of this to the suite steward and looking like a, pardon the expression, crass American Nouveau riche. While we are carrière pauvres we are looking forward to our cruise. Are there any perks on board for being in a Neptune Suite. A couple of questions are: 1. With our beautiful veranda, how is the breakfast in the room? The problem with room service (having majored in hotel management) is keeping the temperature and quality like it should be and being Mexico how humid is it going to be. We will be on the Riviera side. A few years ago we had a balcony on RCCL on the Caribbean side and even went as far as Belize and we could hardly stand to be on the balcony it was so hot (in December) and humid. 2. How does the Neptune Lounge work? 3. Do we have preferred showroom seats? 4. There is no butler is there? God I hope not. I wouldn't know what to do with one. I am reminded of Tim Curry on Clue when he was asked what you do as a butler and he responded with, "I buttle, sir." 5. With the bathtub is it worth bringing some fizzy bath bombs or do those not work with the ship's plumbing system? Is it big enough for two? Anything else we should know.
  21. Although not quite *live* yet - we should be by tomorrow as the Eurodam sails into San Diego for the 28 day March 9th departure. This trip is a Bucket List cruise for us and planned for the past 2 years — still can’t quite believe the sailing is almost here! Yesterday we arrived in San Diego from the frozen tundra of the Midwest and even though cool enough that native San Diegoans have been sporting hats and gloves we found the 50s temperatures to feel quite lovely. We had no issues with our flight arriving right on time, with an easy taxi commute to our stay at the Horton Grand Hotel in the Gaslamp district. Our luggage even managed to follow us in a timely manner. The cost from the airport to the hotel was $12.00 minus tip. Upon arriving at the Horton we found our rooms to be ready another pleasant surprise! So after checking-in we took our luggage up to our room and set out for some lunch and an afternoon touring the USS Midway. The Midway is an easy 15 min walk from the Horton so no taxi needed on this jaunt. There are many restaurants to choose from in the Gaslamp district and for lunch we chose the Kansas City Barbeque which was quite good. The Midway is well worth a visit. We then returned to the hotel tired and ready to grab a quick dinner and go to bed. This morning we walked about 5 min to a wonderful local cafe the Cafe 221 for breakfast then took a taxi to the San Diego Zoo. $12 from the Horton minus tips, another $12.00 back to the hotel. Would highly suggest https://www.gosandiego.com/ and purchase a combo ticket for the Midway and the Zoo if ever interested in doing this while in San Diego, you can save about 20%. Back to the hotel to relax and prepare for the Eurodam’s arrival in the am. We do plan to purchase the internet package so keeping fingers crossed the ship’s net will keep me blogging as we sail for Hawaii/Tahiti/Marquesas over the next 28 days. Following are some pics of the Horton Grand and our lovely breakfast at the Cafe 221. The Mr. ordered the biscuits and gravy, and I ordered their Blueberry Cornmeal waffle.
  22. Can anyone who has recently been on the Eurodam tell me what table games are in the Casino?
  23. Hi everyone! I was able to purchase a vow renewal package through our online account on HAL. This will be for the December 9th Mexico sailing. Does anyone know if I should contact HAL to arrange any other details, or is it just a set time that the ship determines? The package states that it includes dinner at the Pinnacle Grill and a photo with the Captain. It was surprisingly inexpensive. Anything else I should be aware of? It's just the two of us celebrating. Thanks in advance for your help!
  24. Hello, I sent an email inquiry about prices for 10 day cruise on Eurodam. I am a solo cruiser. This was the quote I received. Lido - $299/full voyage Retreat - $499/full voyage Does that seem high? They also stated they rent by the cabana not how many people using cabana.
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