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257 Holland America Baltic Sea Cruise Reviews

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StartrainDD
19 Reviews
Member Since 2009
1,409 Forum Posts
Prinsendam 5-24-14 Kiel Canal & Baltics  Departure & arrival in the Netherlands, 5-22 & 5-23: Our ... Read more
KEFL
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We had a wonderful experience on our Baltic Sea Cruise on HAL Eurodam! We had a Neptune Suite so received exceptional ... Read more
Big Al B.
3 Reviews
Member Since 2003
3,172 Forum Posts
Cruise was 12 day with 2 sea days and stops in Tallinn, St Petersburg (overnight), Helsinki, Stockholm (overnight), ... Read more
csimhadri
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We had prebooked our cabin who advised us correctly about the choice. The cabin was spacious and the whole ship was ... Read more
dutchie50
1 Review
Member Since 2011
89 Forum Posts
I was really looking forward to this trip as it would start almost literally in our back yard and we wouldn't need to ... Read more

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kazu
3 Reviews
Member Since 2009
33,707 Forum Posts
DH and I have done a number of cruises and were on the Elegant Explorer once before. this was the longest cruise we ... Read more
Tally13
1 Review
Member Since 2013
118 Forum Posts
This was our second ever cruise and our first on Holland America. We could not have been more pleased with the ... Read more
2 gopher cruisers
1 Review
Member Since 2010
66 Forum Posts
This cruise was delightful but hotel accommodations prior to the cruise were terrible. We arrived in Amsterdam the day ... Read more
travelnnana
4 Reviews
Member Since 2003
791 Forum Posts
Embarkation - We were already on the ship - the Amsterdam cruise terminal is not my favorite- it is a long walk to get ... Read more
travelnnana
4 Reviews
Member Since 2003
791 Forum Posts
Embarkation - we spent a night at the Renaissance in Amsterdam - since it was the HAL hotel, we joined their transfer - ... Read more

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Torontobert68
2 Reviews
Member Since 2013
2 Forum Posts
MS Rotterdam is one of the older ships in the Holland America Line (built in the 1990s), medium size by today's ... Read more
gsmholiday
1 Review
Member Since 2013
As first time cruisers we couldn't have chosen a better cruise line, and such wonderful ports of call. When we arrived ... Read more
Weathers
1 Review
Member Since 2013
We travelled with two other couples who, like us, enjoy participating in activities on board. On all the other cruises ... Read more
wheelchairtraveler
4 Reviews
Member Since 2013
18 Forum Posts
We spent 3 1/2 days in Amsterdam, thoroughly enjoying the city life, museums, great food, and great architecture. We ... Read more
Davelen
1 Review
Member Since 2009
20 Forum Posts
We are three couples travelling together aged 50-60.  We are active, energetic, friendly and love to dance. Well ... Read more

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Bogbain Flower
1 Review
Member Since 2013
I booked the seven night fjord cruise as a 65th birthday present for my partner so we were really looking forward to ... Read more
Front Porch Elle
1 Review
Member Since 2013
This was my 8th. cruise on a HAL ship. My favourite has always been the Maasdam -- nice size, easy to get round. In ... Read more
cortnycox@aol.com
1 Review
Member Since 2013
The entertainment was very lame and few passengers even bothered going to the shows. The casino hours were restricted ... Read more
jameila
4 Reviews
Member Since 2009
111 Forum Posts
We sailed as a family of 5 in a deluxe suite and an inside cabin on this 8 day cruise to Norway stopping Bergen , Flam ... Read more
CTM-VEM
1 Review
Member Since 2013
I have a good number of cruises behind me, 3 of them with HAL-Mexican rivierra, Caribbean and Panama Canal. I like ... Read more

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WT Jackii
3 Reviews
Member Since 2009
28 Forum Posts
I really enjoy cruises as one of three main types of holiday that my partner and I take. To us, a cruise is a great ... Read more
Buccleuch69
1 Review
Member Since 2013
Perhaps the American connection lets things down but everything was about money and HAL's determination to relieve ... Read more
Lomapaseo
5 Reviews
Member Since 2009
15 Forum Posts
We cruised to the Norwegian Fjords My experience is that every cruise is a joy, some more or less in a category. I ... Read more
hesaan-3
1 Review
Member Since 2013
we left from Rotterdam on the 6th July on a 21 day cruise from the outside the ship looks good pick up from the airport ... Read more
t.o.cruise lady
1 Review
Member Since 2013
This was a lovely 12-day cruise of Norway, Scotland and Ireland. The scenery in the fjords was breathtaking. We were ... Read more

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