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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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auldBrocher
1 Review
Member Since 2013
After spending a glorious week weatherwise in Vancouver, we boarded the ship at 12.30. Our stateroom was ready and our ... Read more
FormerDon
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I booked the 7-day cruise in suite class along with land 6 months in advance and looked forward to our first cruise. ... Read more
alaskacruiser123
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We are not cruisers so we do not expect much. We are happy if our luggage arrives. That was not the case here. Our trip ... Read more
Deb Thomas
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first cruise, and hope it isn't our last. The ship was beautiful. We were spoiled everyday by ... Read more
Mimi26
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was my very first Holland America Cruise, and first cruise to Alaska. I've been to 3 cruises before this, all of ... Read more

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vancy
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
9 Forum Posts
7/15
I don't understand the negative reviews. This was a very nice ship in excellent shape. We sailed on Celebrity ... Read more
Singinman
5 Reviews
Member Since 2005
328 Forum Posts
Cruise Review 14 day Round Trip from Seattle Holland America Line MS Statendam 27 July to 10 August 2015 ... Read more
jaikishan
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We wanted an Alaskan experience via the cruise. We booked Holland America liner ,Amsterdam. We were boarding from ... Read more
ImmaWriter
1 Review
Member Since 2012
76 Forum Posts
Although there were a few glitches in this trip, (smoke in an elevator right after embarkment and an oil sheen on the ... Read more
montpa271
1 Review
Member Since 2015
1 Forum Post
We have been on several Holland American cruises and I must say this was the worst ever. The room stewards were great ... Read more

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lawra09
4 Reviews
Member Since 2001
161 Forum Posts
After reading recent reviews of the Volendam, we were a little apprehensive but since we were only going to be on it ... Read more
travgurl
3 Reviews
Member Since 2007
751 Forum Posts
We began our cruise tour in Fairbanks. I must say that the land and sea portion were done very well by Holland. We ... Read more
Diminoj@yahoo.com
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This smaller ship had the qualities of great food with a good variety of choices. The service was also very good. We ... Read more
flaed
4 Reviews
Member Since 2006
8 Forum Posts
We had a wonderful trip. Went to Vancouver and stayed in a super hotel, the Fairmont Waterfront. They parked the ship ... Read more
DIY-guy
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We wanted a Seattle-to-Seattle seven day Alaska cruise in the time frame of Mid July to Mid August as part of our ... Read more

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Thorswife59
1 Review
Member Since 2014
3 Forum Posts
First time on HAL but we've cruised before with Carnival, Princess and Cunard. We had a fabulous cruise start to ... Read more
Catlover54
7 Reviews
Member Since 2012
253 Forum Posts
My husband and I usually cruise on small luxury lines like SS, Seabourn, or Regent. I signed up for this one-week ... Read more
spankyfinch
5 Reviews
Member Since 2009
194 Forum Posts
Wasn't sure about this ship by the reviews here...I would say having lived it, its average to the ten-ish others ... Read more
grendel_z
1 Review
Member Since 2015
7/15
After reading all of the negative reviews about the food, the ship, the service (though this usually gets high marks) ... Read more
Apsleybabe
1 Review
Member Since 2015
3 Forum Posts
We've just had a great experience on a generally very professional ship. Yes there were a few jiggles but let's be ... Read more

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SunLakesBob
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
1,787 Forum Posts
Holland America is the only cruise line that offers this 14 day experience. It visits small ports such as Homer, Kodiak ... Read more
JPH814
3 Reviews
Member Since 2001
1,474 Forum Posts
We are experienced cruisers (both in our 60s) with our two grown children and thier spouses. To review this trip you ... Read more
SeaDog70s
1 Review
Member Since 2014
21 Forum Posts
First Time Cruise; 40th Anniversary Celebration. With nothing to compare to, these opinions are based on a comparison ... Read more
paboo62
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Just returned from a 7 day Alaskan inside passage cruise with Holland America on the m/s Noordam, sailing dates July ... Read more
kiwicruiser55
1 Review
Member Since 2008
204 Forum Posts
Prior to our cruise we had hired a motorhome for 8 weeks and toured a little of USA but spent most of our time in ... Read more

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