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76 Holland America Cruises for the Disabled Cruise Reviews

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mame42
Member Since 2010
1 review
704 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I am now officially, seriously, forever spoiled! Pos: Ship-The Maasdam gleamed with fresh paint, varnish, and loving care. Cabin-In my admittedly somewhat impoverished and limited experience, Lanai 361 was the most beautiful cabin I have ... Read more
BJzink
Member Since 2000
7 reviews
241 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Since we live fairly close to San Diego, we don't have the hassle factor of air travel to and from the cruise. We arrived at the port around 11:00 AM, and were greeted by "Sherry", a wonderful person at the pier who coordinates the ... Read more
lorenzod
Member Since 2008
20 reviews
2,690 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had a very enjoyable 7day cruise on the Nieuw Amsterdam- Eastern Caribbean.  There were very few problems but most of them were resolved.  We found all of the cruise ship staff to be extremely friendly and caring trying to ... Read more
Crew News
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
3,370 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This Nov 29 to Dec 9, 2013 review of the ms Zuiderdam 10-day Panama Canal Sunfarer cruise is written as my impressions which may or may not conflict with the impressions of others. Pre-cruise hotel was at the Sleep Inn, Dania Beach for ... Read more
cru1sn
Member Since 2007
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2013
Seven day Thanksgiving cruise, western caribbean, weather iffy, which was no fault of theirs, but they could of made up for it with better food and service. Biggest gripe..LINES, in the buffet on the lido, you waited for everything, ... Read more

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Two cruisers downunder
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Due to recent orthopaedic surgery I could not fly long distances so had to change our planned Alaska followed by Eastern Canada cruises to something closer to home. We were delighted to be able to embark at our home port. This is the first ... Read more
MetsNYC
Member Since 2012
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
After 20 cruises, I should know better. But booking late led to taking a cabin on a lower deck than usual, and, boy, did we pay for it! Cabin 4051 should NOT be sold as a wheelchair accessible category VD cabin. Here are some reasons: ... Read more
kimloveslarry
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Background: We have never cruised with HAL, but had been on 2 Princess, 2 Carnival and 1 RC. We are 40 something's on a cruise with some good friends. We had been to Alaska before, back in 1997 on Princess. We flew in the day before, ... Read more
hearsegirl
Member Since 2009
1 review
49 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our extended family took a spring break cruise on the Eurodam March 30-April 6, 2013. The eight of us ranged in age from 28-66 years old and we all had a great time! Before the cruise, I was worried how our group would do on HAL. Out ... Read more
jrowland
Member Since 2004
5 reviews
132 forum posts
0 helpful votes
1st time with HAL, 1st time cruising out of Ft. Lauderdale, 1st time cruising to all ports and the Panama Canal. Flew in day before and stayed at Fairfield Inn. Fairfield provided free from airport to Hotel. Fairfield Inn. provided ... Read more

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CentralCoastie
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had a lovely first time cruise with our disabled daughter on the Oosterdam. But like any holiday there were problems that we were unprepared for. The help that we received from most of the staff was exceptional. We managed to get a ... Read more
irishgirl87
Member Since 2009
1 review
21 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Let me start with we had a great time. The things I mention that I wasn't happy with never would or could never ruin my cruise as we are make the best of any situation people! EMBARKATION: was good. Got to port around 10:45 and ... Read more
supermaltese
Member Since 2008
1 review
37 forum posts
0 helpful votes
i would not recommend this cruise because most of the ports are not exciting.buenos aires is great,montevedeo is great,the glacier scenic cruising is nice if you have never been to alaska.cape horn we had calm water,a very pleasant ... Read more
HamburgAvonLady
Member Since 2008
1 review
1,363 forum post
0 helpful votes
After having to postpone this wonderful itinerary for almost 3 years due to health issues, we finally boarded the beautiful Westerdam on Oct. 4 for our 30 day cruise to Hawaii and the South Pacific. Stayed at the Best Western Yacht ... Read more
Turtle0246
Member Since 2012
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Excellent cruise experiences on this 14 day Alaskan Explorer adventure. With my disabilities there had been some physical and logistic concerns prior to the cruise that were totally alleviated throughout this experience. My husband ... Read more

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djparker
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Second cruise, second with HAL (Zuiderdam 2010), so I have little to compare to. I have a disabled spouse who walks but have only 50% use of left side, so I book tours etc. with this in mind. Amsterdam - 14 day cruise June 29th to July ... Read more
capecurl
Member Since 2010
1 review
15 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My mother and I just returned from an fabulous cruise on the Eurodam to Scotland and Norway. Overall, the Eurodam was perfect on almost all accounts and since I agonized over various ships prior to booking, I was extremely pleased with my ... Read more
euro cruiser
Member Since 2009
1 review
10,333 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Captain: Robert-Jan Kan Cruise Director: Glenn Coenen Overall Impressions I had a good time on this cruise, even with the curve balls that were thrown our way. We had five family members traveling together in two cabins, three of ... Read more
lehfrisbee
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our second HAL cruise. It may be our last. We had taken this cruise five years ago on the Norwegian Pearl, but this time we wanted to try HAL as a previous repositioning cruise with HAL was very nice. We thought the food and ... Read more
bill_the_traffic_guy
Member Since 2008
1 review
36 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First let me say that I did a lot of research on Alaska cruises prior to booking. My research included the individual cruise lines comparing pricing, accommodations, services and dining, as well as through sites like cruisecritic.com. We ... Read more

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skooter35
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
136 forum posts
0 helpful votes
After reading plenty of reviews before our first cruise, I am amazed that anyone would have one thing negative to say about HAL or the Eurodam. She is a fine vessel and we could not find one thing bad or negative to say. I am ready to ... Read more
Putterdude
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
26,301 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2011
After some 15 cruises with Princess we have recently become unhappy with some of the changes be made by them and decided we would reach out to HAL and see if we could find a new home with them. We thought that they catered to an older and ... Read more
janikins
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
4 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We had previously flown to visit all the islands in Hawaii but never attempted this many days at open sea to cruise to Hawaii. We brought along a transport chair for my husband in case he needed it but once on board, he did just fine ... Read more
hoffhack
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We are Platinum cruisers on Carnival, with 15 under our belt, but the Cruises to Bermuda that Carnival offered just did not fill the bill. Holland America on the other hand, has by far the best cruise itinerary to Bermuda, hands down. The ... Read more
CalGal2
Member Since 2005
1 review
91 forum posts
0 helpful votes
First time on HAL and first time to Bermuda. Usually do X or RCCL - Balcony or OV What I liked: Easy embarkation and disembarkation process. We got to the port by 12:30 and were processed and in our rooms before 1 pm. While we ... Read more

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