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

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lovin6D
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
1 Forum Post
We usually sail on the smaller ships of Celebrity so this New England/Canada cruise on the HAL Maasdam cannot help but ... Read more
Cruise124
1 Review
Member Since 2013
1 Forum Post
10/15
Food- Average to-good. Expected more value. Entertainment -Excellent Cabin- Extremely well maintained, ... Read more
zuluharry
2 Reviews
Member Since 2014
We flew to the Boston airport and took the Adams Inn Best Western free shuttle to the hotel on Thursday, October 8, ... Read more
cruiser4345
1 Review
Member Since 2014
This was our second cruise with Holland America. Our first was to Alaska on the Westerdam and was fantastic. We were ... Read more
avanahall
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
So we have cruised about 15 times and this was the first time on Holland America Line. At first I was a bit nervous ... Read more

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GOODYJWG
1 Review
Member Since 2004
105 Forum Posts
Just got off the Veendam. The ship was great, they did a great job refurbishing an old ship, everything was in good ... Read more
nyshopgirl
1 Review
Member Since 2011
1 Forum Post
We were a group of 10 traveling as a multi-generational family with grandparents, parents and young children on a ... Read more
harnpat
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I have been interested in taking a Holland America cruise since I saw them in Alaska 11 years ago. This is our first ... Read more
padrek
28 Reviews
Member Since 2009
66 Forum Posts
Embarkation in Boston was easy even though there was another HAL ship (Maasdam) also embarking passengers and a RCI ... Read more
Cindy fan
1 Review
Member Since 2010
16 Forum Posts
This trip was a dream come true for myself and my daughter. As huge Anne of green Gable fans we have always wanted to ... Read more

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bp51
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Nothing outstanding or close to outstanding other than some of the service. Ship is a C+ as is the food. Ports, are ... Read more
HokiePoq
12 Reviews
Member Since 2007
2,957 Forum Posts
SPECTACULAR! This word keeps coming out of my mouth every time I tell someone about this cruise. The itinerary and ... Read more
Crusin Aggie
1 Review
Member Since 2015
18 Forum Posts
We very much enjoyed our time on the Maasdam. The ship has been impeccably maintained and of course the HAL crew/staff ... Read more
Go three
1 Review
Member Since 2015
5 Forum Posts
We have cruised many times (55 plus night with Royal Caribbean and 30 plus with Carnival) This was our first HAL. ... Read more
sechelt
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The toilet would not flush after use for the first three days of the voyage. After each failure, I notified the front ... Read more

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evanross
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The best part of this cruise is that the ship docs right in Hamilton for 4 days! The stateroom service was very ... Read more
lupaglupa
1 Review
Member Since 2015
9 Forum Posts
My three-generation family set off on the Maasdam July 4th - a first cruise for all of us. What a wonderful time we ... Read more
cside101
1 Review
Member Since 2009
First off, we chose this ship because it docks in Hamilton. Having stayed on the island several years ago for a week ... Read more
LEMPEREUR
2 Reviews
Member Since 2012
2 Forum Posts
This is the first time I write something here but I read critics for years. Especially the bad one because it make me ... Read more
dapperCAN
1 Review
Member Since 2015
1 Forum Post
We had a recent family trip and we love cruising to Bermuda. However, the recent cruise wasn't up to the standard of ... Read more

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ichinensei
1 Review
Member Since 2012
37 Forum Posts
I just finished the 7 day Bermuda cruise out of Boston with Holland America's Veendam. First let me start with the ... Read more
clarkie02360
1 Review
Member Since 2011
37 Forum Posts
My wife & I celebrated our 30th Anniversary on Veendam 6/27-7/4 Boston to Bermuda. Overall it was a fantastic ... Read more
susandyoung
2 Reviews
Member Since 2011
Every stage of this cruise was seamless with no complaints. The inside stateroom was roomy and tended to regularly. All ... Read more
noona123
1 Review
Member Since 2015
9 Forum Posts
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
Cruiser Bruiser
4 Reviews
Member Since 2011
1,758 Forum Posts
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

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