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  • Traditional cruising experience with modern touches
  • Around-the-world sailings offered
  • Extensive dining options and enrichment programs
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1,303 Holland America Alaska Cruise Reviews

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skittles4s
3 Reviews
Member Since 2013
3 Forum Posts
Embarkation and debarkation on this ship were absolutely amazing. I've had some horrendous experiences on other ships ... Read more
Higntn
1 Review
Member Since 2013
22 Forum Posts
This was our 4th HAL cruise and 2nd time to Alaska. We had done the route out of Seattle the last time so wanted to try ... Read more
tjahrs
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Meh
9/15
Took this cruise to Alaska with my adult daughter. It started out bad with lost luggage, grease on my jacket from ... Read more
expatriate
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
We are not habitual cruisers and use mainly repositioning voyages to avoid air travel. We had previously made a ... Read more
peter grant
8 Reviews
Member Since 2008
21 Forum Posts
My wife and I have a 30-year relationship with Holland America, stretching back to a Christmas cruise on the old ... Read more

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Ttomred
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This our my 3rd cruise. We've gone with 2 other cruise lines in the past and loved every minute. Sadly I can't say ... Read more
scdeadeye@gmail.com
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We went on a land and sea journey with Holland America during the first 2 weeks in September. We were hoping to see ... Read more
AW from E-Town
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The inhospitable environment created by the leadership of the Oosterdam ruined our Holland America cruise experience! ... Read more
Spot_the_cruiser
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
I'll try to limit this review to mostly the Westerdam, but have to say that Alaska as a destination was amazing! Even ... Read more
nancygus
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Six of us took the Alaska cruise out of Vancouver BC and the trip was great....beyond my expectations!! We had a nice ... Read more

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DACzuhause
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our third cruise and first time with HAL. We had a great time and would choose the Volendam and HAL again. ... Read more
liz358
1 Review
Member Since 2015
9/15
My daughter and I were on the holiday of a lifetime and it included the cruise on the Volendam to Alaska. Our room was ... Read more
boilerstoker
1 Review
Member Since 2011
We are long-time members of the Princess family but have always heard wonderful things about Holland America. We found ... Read more
coloradocruser
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We were on the Zaandam Sept 6 for 7 days. We then took a land tour for 4 nights in Denali. We drove to Seattle and ... Read more
TravelingSalesman
1 Review
Member Since 2014
5 Forum Posts
This was our 45ht Anniversary, so we were treated to some nice touches because of that. Balloons on our door made it ... Read more

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tpamm
1 Review
Member Since 2015
1 Forum Post
After booking the 14-day round-trip cruise (first cruise, first time in Alaska) I became a little nervous after reading ... Read more
unitedguy85
1 Review
Member Since 2015
2 Forum Posts
We really enjoyed this cruise! First, is should be noted that in some cases Tracy's Arm - is bypassed due to the ... Read more
glorialagos
7 Reviews
Member Since 2009
598 Forum Posts
We were two couples celebrating our 25th anniversaries. We knew this would be an older crowd but we really, happily, ... Read more
kelsey10
1 Review
Member Since 2015
What a huge disappointment this cruise has been. We usually cruise with Norwegian and we made a mistake by trying ... Read more
bawilliams2
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We just got back from a fabulous cruise to Alaska on the Volendam. It was a multigenerational cruise including Nana, ... Read more

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boomerone
20 Reviews
Member Since 2010
590 Forum Posts
Picked the right week to visit Juneau, Sitka, Ketchikan, and Victoria as the weather was sunny each day. We also got ... Read more
mollyskin
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Awful from the beginning. Rude people and nobody to help with problems. This was a trip with so much that was wrong ... Read more
Chasfroggie
3 Reviews
Member Since 2010
6 Forum Posts
My second cruise on the Noordam. The food & food service were great (very very good about handling Gluten Free ... Read more
jvalentine
1 Review
Member Since 2008
100 Forum Posts
We just got back! Getting to Vancouver - We flew into Seattle the day before and overnighted at the Seattle W. ... Read more
JWalshe
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Our first (and probably last) cruise was chosen in order to visit Alaska while we were staying in Vancouver. We ... Read more

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