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cru1sn
Member Since 2007
1 review
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
Two cruisers downunder
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 forum posts
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
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
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
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

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jrowland
Member Since 2004
5 reviews
132 forum posts
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
CentralCoastie
Member Since 2013
1 review
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
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
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
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

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Turtle0246
Member Since 2012
1 review
3 forum posts
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
djparker
1 review
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
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
10,645 forum posts
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
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

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bill_the_traffic_guy
Member Since 2008
1 review
36 forum posts
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
skooter35
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
136 forum posts
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
26,507 forum posts
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
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
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

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CalGal2
Member Since 2005
1 review
91 forum posts
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
FLISS
1 review
Embarkation in Dover. Quick and fairly simple - mainly because we were fast tracked. Suite ready almost as soon as we boarded. This was after running the gauntlet of the girls dressed in huge pink feathers and the inevitable photographer. ... Read more
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rwinps
Member Since 2009
1 review
8 forum posts
Sailed July 2011
We joined my parents for what we were expecting to be a great Alaska cruise in HAL's Zuiderdam. Unfortunately, the ship was a disappointment. Our last cruise was on the Eurodam and it was a great ship with good food ... Read more
klm1
Member Since 2010
6 reviews
4 forum posts
Background Information: There were four of us on this cruise ... two parents with one in a wheelchair, one adult daughter, and daughter's friend. We chose the ms Zuiderdam because (1) we were flying from Toronto, and wanted to cruise out ... Read more
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Rose Parade
Member Since 2008
5 reviews
46 forum posts
Sailed June 2011
Westerdam June 11-18 We selected this ship based upon the dates the family was available and ships that are more wheelchair friendly. We were traveling with an 87 year old woman who could walk short distances but needed a wheelchair ... Read more

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