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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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72 Holland America Amsterdam Cruise Reviews

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katididnt
3 Reviews
Member Since 2013
41 Forum Posts
We were really looking forward to this trip & we have sailed with Holland previously. It was our first cruise in ... Read more
ddspokgy
1 Review
Member Since 2013
4 Forum Posts
This cruise was called "Celtic & Gaelic Explorer". We actually embarked at Ijmuiden which you need to be ... Read more
robynraymer
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
This was my third and favorite HAL cruise. Every stop was a joy. Every excursion was very good to excellent. I love the ... Read more
Logistigr8r
4 Reviews
Member Since 2008
129 Forum Posts
MS Prinsendam 19 Aug – 2 Sep 2015 Kiel Canal and Baltic Cruise The Prinsendam is the “elegant old ... Read more
showme15
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Recently returned from the Baltic cruise aboard Holland America's Prisendam and must say the entire cruise was the best ... Read more

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fairfax travel guy
1 Review
Member Since 2013
1 Forum Post
This is my 3rd time sailing on the Prinsendam,and I am sorry to say might be my last. I have seen cutbacks ... Read more
Highballs
1 Review
Member Since 2015
After a year absence from cruising, things had changed. Food is important to us, I think it has improved, my wife ... Read more
rjwaxman
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
2 Forum Posts
This was our 3rd time on the ship, though the 2nd within less than a year--we sailed on a Norway cruise last summer--. ... Read more
guyjud
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We have previously done cruises on Regent, Seabourne, and Uniworld so while not a cruise snob, I have been fortunate to ... Read more
9000
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The itinerary for this cruise was excellent but I would recommend organising your own tours as the organised tours are ... Read more

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ThelmLou
14 Reviews
Member Since 2012
We booked this cruise over a year in advance because of the itinerary and wanted a smaller ship. Whilst we have sailed ... Read more
madera1
7 Reviews
Member Since 2010
1,178 Forum Posts
We traveled with 5 other friends who agreed that this particular itinerary was very port intensive and included ports ... Read more
btoohill
1 Review
Member Since 2003
169 Forum Posts
Cruising the Norwegian Fjords has been on our bucket list so the itinerary for this cruise was a big draw as was the ... Read more
welshwaterboy
3 Reviews
Member Since 2011
14 Forum Posts
We booked this trip from Amsterdam to Boston thinking that itinerary might attract some adventure travellers and ... Read more
stewcall
4 Reviews
Member Since 2007
657 Forum Posts
We have always wanted to cruise on the Prinsendam. The size of the ship and it's unique itinerary has always been ... Read more

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tommcs
1 Review
Member Since 2014
This was our first cruise and probably our last on the Prinsendam. We have been on 3 other Holland America ships and ... Read more
pramsay111@hotmail.com
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We embarked at the Ijmuiden port, it is a little out of the way. We booked our transfers privately and this worked very ... Read more
Bessa63
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
34 Forum Posts
My sister and I booked this trip because it was the itinerary we had long wanted and a terrific price point. The ... Read more
travel09
2 Reviews
Member Since 2009
121 Forum Posts
Our cruise was Norway/Celtic experience, 34 days from Ijumiden, 23rd June.2014. This was our 6th cruise with Holland ... Read more
StartrainDD
19 Reviews
Member Since 2009
1,407 Forum Posts
Prinsendam 5-24-14 Kiel Canal & Baltics  Departure & arrival in the Netherlands, 5-22 & 5-23: Our ... Read more

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marcb71a
5 Reviews
Member Since 2007
109 Forum Posts
We celebrated our 100th day with HAL on this cruise. We started sailing with them about 10 years ago and they, along ... Read more
July_Cruiser
4 Reviews
Member Since 2008
105 Forum Posts
Public Areas Very Cold definitely bring a sweater, Brrr… Nice size only tendered 2 times. Missed a tender port, ... Read more
TJDJM
1 Review
Member Since 2013
We chose this ship because of the ports of call on its itinerary and also its size. We enjoyed being on a smaller ship ... Read more
53smokey
1 Review
Member Since 2013
My wife and myself have cruised with numerous other cruise lines and this was our first with Holland American and ... Read more
spudsmack
3 Reviews
Started off with a few days in Amsterdam, a great to acclimate to the time zone change. Superb city for walking, ... Read more

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