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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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130 Holland America Boston Cruise Reviews

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We sailed out of Boston for a weeks cruise to Bermuda and back. We were fortunate to have a Neptune Suite and enjoyed ... Read more
My 17-year-old niece just graduated from high school, so her 47-year-old single uncle decided to take her on a cruise. ... Read more
06/15
When we boarded our cruise in Boston, we were given a letter by HAL that there had been a outbreak of the norovirus on ... Read more
06/15
We enjoyed our cruise ship experience with the smaller size of the vessel which allows for better customer service. ... Read more
06/15
This was the first cruise experience for my teenage sons and my husband; the 4th Bermuda cruise for me (3 HAL, 1 ... Read more

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We had no high expectations of the Maasdam as a ship, as she is older than many and we had read reviews that she was ... Read more
We did the Voyage of the Vikings last year and booked the same room for this return after a number of years to Hamilton ... Read more
We wanted to visit Bermuda and found that the cruise from Boston was the most cost effective way. The Veendam docks in ... 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

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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
It was horrible... Jordan Roberts
06/15
Our Trip on the Holland American Line Veendam was a Disaster We asked to book us in a quiet room on the Veendam . ... Read more
05/15
Let me say upfront, that this review is skewed towards the disabled and the problems we encountered would not affect ... Read more
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

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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
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
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

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09/14
Sailing with Holland America on a New England/Canada cruise was a wonderful experience! The ports were interesting and ... Read more
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
Boston – Quebec Aug 23-30 2014 7 days History: We purchased this about a year ago from Boston – Montreal ... Read more
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

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