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  • Traditional cruising experience with modern touches
  • Around-the-world sailings offered
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145 Holland America Barcelona Cruise Reviews

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1234567seas
1 Review
Member Since 2014
This was a very lovely crossing. Many more pros than cons. To begin with, the sailing was delayed by a full day due to ... Read more
Judith Rosica
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I am a member of the Mariner Society and have sailed a number of times on Holland America. It had been a few years ... Read more
Foley13
1 Review
Member Since 2010
2 Forum Posts
Very disappointing . We have been on this very ship several times before. Things have changed. Very little ... Read more
CJAJ
1 Review
Member Since 2015
10/15
Sailed out of Barcelona on the Nieuw Amsterdam and the experience was wonderful. The staff was very friendly and ... Read more
Vanctraveller
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I have been on HAL ships 4 or 5 times before including in family groups but have not sailed with HAL in3 or 4 years. ... Read more

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pharmacist1952
1 Review
Member Since 2011
We got a deal on a Pinnacle suite and were very surprised at how nice it was. Disappointed that the only amenity was ... Read more
alohasaw
1 Review
Member Since 2010
21 Forum Posts
Mediterranean Cruise, Holland America I wanted to share this review for other travelers. It is a long review and I ... Read more
silverhybrid
5 Reviews
Member Since 2009
3 Forum Posts
This was our fourth HAL cruise and the first on the Zuiderdam. We enjoy the HAL line as we enjoy the smaller ships and ... Read more
Maksim
4 Reviews
Member Since 2009
435 Forum Posts
We were on a 12 day cruise from Barcelona to Venice. This was our first experience with Holland America. Everything ... Read more
Pickworth
1 Review
Member Since 2015
3 Forum Posts
I was disappointed to find no guest laundry on the ship. Was on a 32 night cruise, and ships laundry costs very ... Read more

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arizonasunlover
1 Review
Member Since 2013
3 Forum Posts
My husband and I and two of our friends recently cruised with Nieuw Amsterdam on the Mediterranean Tapestry cruise in ... Read more
Frisbeejerry
1 Review
Member Since 2015
5/15
This is an older ship and even though they did remodel , it still needs help ie attention to details. The staff made ... Read more
macyanddan
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
1 Forum Post
This was our second HAL cruise, and the first one was nearly flawless. On this trip, our group really felt like we ... Read more
tperrocpa
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first time Holland America line, and some of the reviews were a little scary. Ship was older but nice. Not ... Read more
Rabarro
5 Reviews
Member Since 2010
193 Forum Posts
After three days in Barcelona we boarded the Eurodam for our 13th HAL cruise and our third time on Eurodam. It's a big ... Read more

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doctrd
1 Review
Member Since 2000
444 Forum Posts
First time on Holland America after many Princess Europe and Caribbean cruises. Chose this cruise to travel before the ... Read more
gotglasses
1 Review
Member Since 2011
10 Forum Posts
The iberian intrigue cruise was not as great as we hoped. The first day a passenger had a minor accident and the ... Read more
drTNcruiser
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
21 Forum Posts
My wife and I finally decided to plan a life-long, dream trip to Europe as a way of celebrating our upcoming wedding ... Read more
clamar
1 Review
Member Since 2007
207 Forum Posts
This was my second cruise on the Eurodam and my seventh with HAL. I love this ship and their staff. Smiles, helpful, ... Read more
Lance881
1 Review
Member Since 2009
44 Forum Posts
I will preface my comments by saying that I usually cruise on Celebrity having taken several transatlantic cruises on ... Read more

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cknic
1 Review
Member Since 2007
98 Forum Posts
This was our 2nd sailing with HAL having done the Greek Isle 3 years ago. That cruise was wonderful. Cannot say the ... Read more
pinor1
3 Reviews
Member Since 2011
Just got back form a Mediterrranean cruise, sailed on the Eurodam. One of the best cruises ever. Elegant ship, ... Read more
cantin2
4 Reviews
Member Since 2008
65 Forum Posts
We board the elegant Nieuw Amsterdam in Barcelona for a 13 night Trans Atlantic crossing to Fort Lauderdale. We are ... Read more
jenniferbremner
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We boarded Nieuw Amsterdam in Barcelona on 27th October. It is 10 years since we have been on a Holland America ship. ... Read more
6110w73rd
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Everything started out great. The cabin was very clean and the staff was helpful. All the ports were quiet which was a ... Read more

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