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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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1,162 Holland America Alaska Cruise Reviews

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hrhdhd1010
1 Review
This was my first cruise to Alaska, my first Holland cruise, my sixth cruise overall. I traveled solo and due to the ... Read more
WeiMin
3 Reviews
Member Since 2015
12 Forum Posts
This was our first exciting cruise to Alaska and we opted for the inner passage. Decision was made to start from ... Read more
smknmrz
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We treated our grand children, girl 14 & boy 10 from Indiana, on this cruise. Lots of activities including age ... Read more
JohnOsment
1 Review
Member Since 2015
My wife and I booked this cruise to relax at the end of a three week driving tour of the Canadian Rockies. We were ... 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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mikesdaughter
1 Review
Member Since 2014
1 Forum Post
Being first time cruisers, we had no idea what to expect once we boarded the Westerdam. The embarkation process ... Read more
Cofeeguy
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Overall, we had a great trip. I did the inside passage in the 1960's, and the whole trip was foggy with cold rain; ... 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
Higntn
1 Review
Member Since 2013
24 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
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

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Marlene Ingenthron
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was not our first cruise and compared to the others we were on, it was very disappointing. We were not impressed ... 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
beatriz22
6 Reviews
Member Since 2004
1,205 Forum Posts
This was our 2nd same trip to Alaska on this ship chosen for the dates and size of the ship. Will start with some ... Read more
Reg2010
4 Reviews
Member Since 2010
2 Forum Posts
This cruise was included in our package tour of the Rockies which my husband and I had undertaken to celebrate our ... 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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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
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
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
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

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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
ozziefromoc
1 Review
Member Since 2009
8 Forum Posts
We have been to Alaska before on a land trip, so we did not feel the need to do many excursions. What we did need was ... 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
pammiepam72
1 Review
Member Since 2015
It started when we boarded the ship and lined up for the emergency drill. The Captain screamed for silence!! There was ... 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

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