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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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120 Holland America Boston Cruise Reviews

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My DH and I enjoyed our cruise to Bermuda on May 2. Service was very good, food was good, the ship was lovely. However, ... Read more
This is our 12th HAL cruise and our second time on the Veendam (2010 cruise to Bermuda being our first time being on ... Read more
Great Trip! iliv2cruz
05/15
When we saw that the Veendam was docking in Hamilton we booked immediately! Love the Holland America line love ... Read more
I had heard a lot of negativity about the Veendam before sailing so I thought I would set the record straight; she is a ... Read more
Needed a break from a winter that didn't want to end, so with a little less than two weeks to departure, I convinced a ... Read more

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Excellent cruise and ports! Travelgrandma10
03/15
This time I went with my sister on the cruise instead of my hubby. He was nice enough to stay with our Mother while we ... Read more
My wife and I took the “Voyage of the Vikings” aboard the Veendam in July and August 2014, the full 35-day ... Read more
Pleasant! may1021
10/14
We did this sort of last minute and I am very glad that we did. This is a very pleasant small ship with a terrific ... Read more
Boston – Quebec Aug 23-30 2014 7 days History: We purchased this about a year ago from Boston – Montreal ... Read more
10/14
Holland America prices its Canada/New England cruises at a premium. It is not worth the money. 1) The "spacious" rooms ... Read more

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This is our second Holland America Line cruise, but it was my 19th cruise overall. Have been on a wide range of ships, ... Read more
Never Again Bobcatkitty
09/14
I'm certain HAL wishes they didn't send me an email questionnaire, as I had little good to say about our cruise. Food ... Read more
Worst Cruise terrykane
09/14
I wanted to take a cruise from New England to Canada and surpise my mother-in-law and my sister-in-law as our travel ... Read more
09/14
Sailing with Holland America on a New England/Canada cruise was a wonderful experience! The ports were interesting and ... Read more
We are a retired couple in our mid 60's and enjoy cruising either with friends our alone. As part of our cruise package ... Read more

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09/14
My wife, sister and I took our first cruise on the Holland America ship, Veendam, to New England and maritime Canada. ... Read more
Great Experience mcriss50
08/14
We chose the Boston to Montreal cruise to celebrate our 20th anniversary because we would not have to go through an ... Read more
Seeing all the negative reviews , I thought it would be good if I gave my review. The day before we stayed at the ... Read more
As a 3 star mariner we have used HAL numerous times as well as Celebrity and RCCL. This ship is older but as attractive ... Read more
We have been on many cruises (16 at last count) but only one previous HAL cruise on the Noordam. It was one of our ... Read more

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After having been on many larger ships it was a joy to try the smallest ship we've been on. The Maasdam is so personal! ... Read more
08/14
We just got back from this cruise, on which we went a little hesitantly, because of all the negative reviews we had ... Read more
My parents wanted to take a summer trip with us and we were all interested in the New England cruise. We typically ... Read more
Had a nice time cruising from Boston to Quebec. I am not sure of all the previous negative comments and the weird ... Read more
I have spent 271 nights at sea since my first cruise in July 2009 and I can honestly say that this was my worst cruise ... Read more

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