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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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1,925 Holland America Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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The main problem we had with this cruise was that Holland America hosted a gospel music program with 850 attendees, who ... Read more
We sailed Jan 4 with a group of 20 ranging from 1 to 70+. The highlight for me was the food, which was very good. We ... Read more
We’re a British couple in our very late twenties. I’ve only ever sailed with Costa Cruises on 4 previous ... Read more
Embarkation, information about the new Muster Drill requirements, service throughout the ship, food served in the Lido ... Read more
Review Blues Cruise January 18 – 25 Nieuw Amsterdam This was our 6th Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise. 2 on the ... Read more

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02/15
We booked our cruise directly with HAL and made all of our own arrangements pre and post cruise. We flew to Ft. ... Read more
Classic Cruising shrumster
02/15
If you're looking for a classic relaxing cruise on a beautiful and elegant ship, this is the ticket. The Westerdam and ... Read more
02/15
This was our first cruise so we weren't sure what to expect. We are in our 40's, travelling with two kids (tweens). ... Read more
We are experienced cruisers having traveled frequently on Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, Carnival, and the now defunct ... Read more
The Best HAL Cruise Ever Hollandamericalover
02/15
My wife and I recently returned from the 4 Jan 2015 sailing on the Nieuw Amsterdam. We have taken many cruises on ... Read more

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Our party of three all agree that this is our favorite ship ever. If I were asked what made this mellow dame so special ... Read more
01/15
After reading a number of negative reviews, we were wondering if we had made a mistake in booking this cruise. However, ... Read more
Smooth Sailing INSIDERS CABIN
01/15
A brief disclaimer: we are HAL fans. What we liked about our January voyage was that the ship was run so smoothly. We ... Read more
This cruise had a great itinerary and a nice length, 11 days. It visited a bunch of "saint" islands: St. Martin, St. ... Read more
We sailed on the HAL Maasdam on Jan 2 out of FLL in Cabin 808. This was one of our best cruises ever! Our ports were ... Read more

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My wife and I just returned from a two-week, back-to-back western and eastern Caribbean cruise on Holland ... Read more
Maasdam was great! jaxcruiser1961
01/15
My wife and I just returned from 10 days on the Maasdam. Embarkation was fast and efficient. Arrived at the port ... Read more
Wonderful Tessica
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01/15
We have cruised before on Princess and Norwegian but they are not comparable to this ship and hopefully this cruise ... Read more
My wife and I along with our two sons booked two cabins on this ship. When we first got aboard, the ship seems to be at ... Read more
01/15
My mother and I were on the Westerdam 10-17 January. Overall, we had a wonderful time. The food and service was top ... Read more

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Great Cruise Heikar
01/15
This was our 10th cruise with HAL and it was one of the best. We have typically cruised on the Vista class (1,900 ... Read more
Holland America is in the process of redefining itself and that dichotomy was constantly in evidence this particular ... Read more
01/15
From the moment we stepped on board it was obvious that this was not going to be fantastic. No lanyards available until ... Read more
01/15
This was our first time on the Zuiderdam (we've been on the Westerdam and the Ooosterdam) and third time on Vista class ... Read more
01/15
Having sailed on the Niew Amsterdam last year doing the W. Caribbean - we decided to do the Eurodam and it's E. ... Read more

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