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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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135 Holland America Barcelona Cruise Reviews

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06/14
I had been told my cruise with Holland America would be a step up from my usual line -- Royal Caribbean. It was a step. ... Read more
06/14
For some background, we are a Canadian couple in our 50’s/60’s who have only previously cruised with ... Read more
Spain and Portugal AmigoOklahoma
05/14
We took the Ryndam on what as part of their repositioning from the US to Europe. Boarded in Barcelona and stopped in ... Read more
After having sailed on the Rotterdam the past 3 years, we decided to go on the Ryndam this year . We were not ... Read more
50 year old couple cruising with 75 year old in-laws, Barcelona to Rome, outside cabin with balcony Overall, ... Read more

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29-DAY ANTIQUITIES & SPANISH PASSAGE COLLECTOR 15 Day Barcelona to Tampa on HAL Ryndam cruise Background ... Read more
Fabulous cruise pittypat10
01/14
We loved the Rotterdam. The ship is very clean, just the right size, and there is plenty to do. The staff was ... Read more
Just back from our 42 day Mediterranean cruise. Yes after 117 days (Jan to May 2013) World Cruise in the Amsterdam we ... Read more
11/13
We are a couple in our late 60's and have cruised with other lines (NCL, Carnival, Azamara, Celebrity, Princess). Our ... Read more
Fantastic!!!! Sue555
10/13
I have sailed before but many years ago. This ship was wonderful. The food was great. The room (5073) with balcony was ... Read more

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We cruised on the Nieuw Amsterdam from October 6 - 13th in the Western Mediterranean. We visited Palermo, Naples, ... Read more
10/13
Our first HAL experience on board of the Nieuw Amsterdam: it was a very smooth and sunny cruise. Smooth: as the staff ... Read more
02/14
I can't say enough about the Europe-Black Sea cruise we took on the Prinsendam in September/October, 2013. The small ... Read more
This was our fourth cruise with Holland America and it was extremely disappointing. 1) We were told we were upgraded ... Read more
As usual the service, was exemplary. We have sailed previously on Zaandam, Zuiderdam, and the maiden season of Niew ... Read more

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Enjoyed ourselves Bobaloo66
10/13
The entire Noordam staff were graduates of smile school, and were very accommodating to any need that we expressed. - ... Read more
We stayed at the HAL recommended Hotel Melia Barcelona before the start of our cruise and took the HAL transfer to the ... Read more
11/13
This was our 5th and last cruise with HAL. From the moment we arrived in Barcelona to be met by a porter with no ... Read more
What a fantastic 12 nights my bride and I had aboard this wonderful ship! I will write this review categorically ... Read more
08/13
My wife and twin 10 y/o girls had a great time on the Noordam. We started in Barcelona and ended in Rome. Our cabin was ... Read more

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This our first attempt at a review and we will attempt to comment on things that may be helpful to people contemplating ... Read more
Having just returned home from a 24 day cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam around the Mediterranean I wanted to write a ... Read more
12 Days to Venice cavalierkc
06/13
This was our first cruise, and we chose it mainly because of the choice of such varied destinations, and its 12 day ... Read more
06/13
We flew into Barcelona two days early and had a private company meet us and take us tat o our hotel. Two in our party ... Read more
Princendam, perhaps over-rated Sweetie and Big G
06/13
The Prinsendam was billed by both the HA rep on the phone and the on board cruise consultant as a high end experience. ... Read more

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