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  • Traditional cruising experience with modern touches
  • Around-the-world sailings offered
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61 Holland America Athens (Piraeus) Cruise Reviews

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may2048
1 Review
Member Since 2013
This was our 1st cruise so cannot compare to others - however a few points that may assist future cruisers on this ship ... Read more
RobertGraves
3 Reviews
Member Since 2007
313 Forum Posts
This is a too lengthy review of only a short (seven-day) cruise, but it reflects our enjoyment and satisfaction from ... Read more
Jonathon
1 Review
Member Since 2013
MS Ryndam Holland America Line 23 September 2013 Cruise Stateroom dirty, on arrival hair in the bath & sink and ... Read more
papadicrusty
2 Reviews
Member Since 2013
2 Forum Posts
Being our second cruise and reading the positive reviews of HAM & the Noordam, we were looking forward in ... Read more
ronnymarl
1 Review
Member Since 2013
9/13
My wife and I generally choose a cruise because of the ports visited and not the ship, however we did find the Noordam ... Read more

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Wombournewalkers
3 Reviews
Member Since 2011
Just returned from an 11 night Ancient Mystery tour on MS Noordam (2nd time on board the same ship). Fabulous itinerary ... Read more
Apsara4
1 Review
Member Since 2011
My husband and I chose this particular cruise for the itinerary. Although we had visited some ports on other voyages, ... Read more
Canadian EHP
1 Review
Member Since 2013
We have cruised about ten times with various cruise lines before and have always considered HAL, along with Princess, ... Read more
John Cruise
1 Review
Member Since 2006
147 Forum Posts
Sailing out of Athens is not my favorite port, and true to form the baggage handlers broke the strap on my new ... Read more
Naomi2
3 Reviews
Member Since 2008
511 Forum Posts
We had a wonderful month on the Prinsendam during October-November 2010. Our experience was luxurious from superb ... Read more

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Hitcher13
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
41 Forum Posts
This was our first cruise and we found the Westerdam to be a beautiful ship. Our cabin was very comfortable and we ... Read more
Marconeon
5 Reviews
Member Since 2009
2 Forum Posts
Background This cruise caught our eye as it was a one-off exotic cruise visiting Greece, Turkey, Israel, Egypt, ... Read more
crolfmilton
1 Review
Member Since 2010
overall, enjoyable, but of the more than half dozen cruises we have been on, this is at the bottom of the list. The ... Read more
Bushy H.
6 Reviews
Member Since 2009
100 Forum Posts
My husband of thirty-six years and I, both in our fifties, in medium good health, nonsmokers, and light drinkers, we ... Read more
jasthorn
3 Reviews
Member Since 2008
This was our 22nd cruise and our eighth Holland American Line (HAL) cruise since 1995, with each cruise on a different ... Read more

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denial
5 Reviews
Member Since 2007
58 Forum Posts
We are a couple in our early 60's who travel frequently. We have also cruised previously the last being a transatlantic ... Read more
dumbaxel
1 Review
Member Since 2010
26 Forum Posts
We arrived in Athens two days prior to embarkation, so we could see the sights, and had a marvelous time, not a HAL ... Read more
joiedevivre
10 Reviews
Member Since 2008
105 Forum Posts
I called my husband on day 21 and requested that he pick me up at Port Everglades with an empty car. My mom and I live ... Read more
jmk171
2 Reviews
Member Since 2009
45 Forum Posts
The Prinsendam is twenty years old and you can see it in her elegant furnishings, teak decks and walk in closets. It is ... Read more
Jay&em
1 Review
We were on the same cruise as Tyforu and Barcart who have also written reviews. I have never before posted anything on ... Read more

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melvin00
1 Review
Member Since 2008
1 Forum Post
I was in this ship in October, It was the beginning of a great adventure (Kusadasi, Messina, Rome, Barcelona, Monaco, ... Read more
peterc6
10 Reviews
Member Since 2006
463 Forum Posts
The October 25th cruise was my 37th and my second cruise on the Rotterdam. Ports of call were: Kusadasi, Turkey; ... Read more
Bill
14 Reviews
Member Since 2000
Embarkation: HAL could have done a better job. A mass of people crowding into the terminal. Plenty of HAL reps, but in ... Read more
Loreto
6 Reviews
Member Since 2007
1,410 Forum Posts
My husband and I took this cruise for the unique itinerary, The Black Sea, Egypt & The Holy Lands. We are both 60, ... Read more
Tom Barnes
5 Reviews
Member Since 2007
4 Forum Posts
For our 24th cruise we went on the Rotterdam VI to Istanbul, Varna Bulgaria, Odessa, Sevastopol, Kusadasi (Ephesus), ... Read more

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