No egg crate mattress topper-Koningsdam

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#1
Rogers, AR
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In finalizing our booking today, our TA told us that Holland does not have egg crate mattress toppers.
Is this only on the Koningsdam? Does anyone know if other types of toppers might be available?
#2
Gainesville, FL
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I think that you will find that you no longer need the mattress toppers. I always asked for them as well, but when I was on the Koningsdam in March, the mattress was so comfortable, I didn't need one.
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#3
Warwick, R.I. , USA
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HAL does have mattress toppers, but generally they aren't needed. Some people do like them on the pull-out bed, but that tends to be the extent of it.
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#5
Australia
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HAL beds are extremely comfortable. IMHO. No need for any toppers.
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The beds on the Koningsdam ( in our opinion ) were very comfortable. They are a bit on the firmer side, but I sure wouldn't call them rock hard. We slept like babies!
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#7
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Our bed on the Eurodam and Westerdam -- in the PS had a new mattress -- box spring and mattress all in one. It was low to the floor and rock hard.


We had to get our cabin stewards to bring another mattress to but under this new one just to get it higher for me to get out of bed easily with my bad knees.


To make it soft, our cabin steward folded up one duvet for my side of the bed and got an extra one to cover us. DH can sleep on a hard mattress but I can't.
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#8
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Originally posted by Daisyloo
The beds on the Koningsdam ( in our opinion ) were very comfortable. They are a bit on the firmer side, but I sure wouldn't call them rock hard. We slept like babies!
I agree and I do like a softer bed. I've never had a bad bed on Hal.
#9
NM Northern Mts
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I had our TA request a mattress pad for our upcoming cruise on Veendam. He sent back the message from HAL that their mattresses have comfort tops and they no longer supply mattress pads. I guess I'll find out. m--
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I've always liked the HAL beds. In fact, so much so that we bought one.


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#12
Bellingham, WA
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On the Amsterdam last month, they had what felt like a pillow-top mattress on my Neptune Suite bed and it was VERY comfortable. I'm another one who is sensitive to hard mattresses -- bad back, bad knee, and *really* bad shoulder -- so I have a pillow-top mattress at home and before that, I used egg-crate toppers. The Neptune suite bed was as comfortable as my home mattress. I suspect they use different furnishings depending on when they refurbish?
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#13
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Originally posted by RMLincoln
I had our TA request a mattress pad for our upcoming cruise on Veendam. He sent back the message from HAL that their mattresses have comfort tops and they no longer supply mattress pads. I guess I'll find out. m--
I got a mattress topper on the Veendam in June, this year. I always found the HAL beds comfortable but this one was not very comfortable before getting the topper.
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NM Northern Mts
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Originally posted by cruisingxpert
I got a mattress topper on the Veendam in June, this year. I always found the HAL beds comfortable but this one was not very comfortable before getting the topper.
Thank you! I may try asking the room steward for one when we board. Last year on Amsterdam I found the bed much better with a mattress pad. That was a long cruise and so is this one so I want to be able to sleep well and avoid bad issues. Thanks for your encouraging info. m--
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#15
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Originally posted by RMLincoln
I had our TA request a mattress pad for our upcoming cruise on Veendam. He sent back the message from HAL that their mattresses have comfort tops and they no longer supply mattress pads. I guess I'll find out. m--
We are on the same cruise as you, and we ordered an eggcrate mattress for the sofa bed. HAL sent our TA notification that it would be available for us. Perhaps try again.
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#16
Rogers, AR
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Joined May 2001
I've not insured about the sofa bed, as we most likely won't use it. But, it sure would be nice on the mattress! I'll have TA ask again. Thanks for the heads up.
#17
Fairbanks, Alaska
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I cruised on Koningsdam in May and loved the bed! Both my husband and I slept very well on that cruise. Enjoy!
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